Rain makes weather pleasant in Chandigarh, Punjab

The city of Chandigarh and most parts of Punjab and Haryana witnessed a pleasant morning on Tuesday with some areas experiencing showers, weather department officials said.

Heat wave sweeps Punjab, Haryana; Karnal bakes at 44 degrees C

Heat wave conditions continued to sweep swathes of Punjab and Haryana giving no respite to people as the maximum temperatures on Tuesday again crossed few notches above normal at most places.

Bank alarm averts another tunnel robbery in Haryana

 The alert sounded by an alarm in the strong room of a bank in Haryana`s Bhiwani town prevented another bank robbery through a tunnel, police said on Sunday.

Bhiwani: 90-year-old man is running champion!

90-year-old Daulat Ram, a resident of Bhiwani, Haryana runs race and has also won many awards.

Bhiwani sizzles at 41.8 degree Celsius as mercury soars in Punjab, Haryana

Mercury rose further at most places in Haryana and Punjab on Monday with Bhiwani sizzling at nearly 42 degrees Celsius.

Haryana Express train derails in Hisar

Rail traffic on Hisar-Bhiwani section of the Western-Northern Railway and Hisar-Ludhiana section was disrupted for several hours on Friday following derailment of three bogies of the Haryana Express train.

PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset
PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign, urges people to change their mindset

Amid huge fanfare, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday launched 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana.

Khap mahapanchayat pledges to stop honour killing, dowry

In a significant move, the 'Sarv Jatiya Khap Mahapanchayat' (all castes' council) in Haryana here on Sunday took a pledge to oppose honour killing and prevent dowry system in the state.

Khaps demand implementation of Swaminathan Commission report

Representatives of Khap panchayats and farmers unions on Sunday urged the Centre to immediately implement recommendations of Swaminathan Commission report and threatened to launch an agitation if their demands are not met.

BJP sold tickets, alleges Hooda

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday alleged that the BJP had sold party tickets in the state.

Siwani celebrates Arvind Kejriwal`s rise

A sleepy town, Siwani was a hub of activity today as locals took out a march with brooms in their hands to celebrate the rise of the son of the soil Arvind Kejriwal, who was sworn in as Delhi Chief Minister, and burst fire crackers.

Bhiwani gives fourth CM in Arvind Kejriwal

A dusty village in the Bhiwani region of Haryana that has produced three chief ministers is celebrating the success of its native Arvind Kejriwal, who will take oath as Delhi`s chief minister on Saturday.

Teachers rape 15-year-old mentally-challenged girl

A 15-year-old mentally-challenged girl was allegedly raped by two of her school teachers over several months in Haryana`s Bhiwani district.

Four more Haryana districts to join NCR

The National Capital Region (NCR) is set to expand with the inclusion of four more districts in Haryana: Mahendragarh, Bhiwani, Jind and Karnal.

Four girl students fined for wearing jeans in Haryana

Four girl students of a college here were allegedly fined Rs 100 each for wearing jeans and T-shirts in the college, a dress combination which is prohibited under the institution`s attire code.

Bhiwani double murder: Haryana cops announce reward of Rs 2 lakh

Haryana Police announced a reward of Rs two lakh for any information on a notorious criminal who allegedly killed two brothers in Bhiwani.

Haryana shocker: Two minor girls raped in Hisar, Bhiwani

Two more cases of rape were reported from Haryana’s Hisar and Bhiwani involving a 16-year-old Dalit girl and a 11-year-old.

Child drowns into open ditch in Haryana

Close on the heels of death of nursery student Sunny after falling into an open drain, a seven-year-old boy today drowned into an open ditch.

Evening court in Bhiwani

To settle cases speedily, an evening court has started functioning at the judicial complex

Tigress killed by tiger in Haryana zoo

A tigress was killed by a tiger in a local zoo, the second such incident involving the big cat.