Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) President Kuldeep Bishnoi has received a letter which allegedly demanded Rs ten crore as extortion money and threatened him that his 23-year-old son will be killed if the amount is not paid, police said on Thursday.
The Election Commission (EC) on Friday issued showcause notices to 20 political parties including Congress, BJP and Aam Aadmi Party for failing to file poll expenditure statements within the stipulated time.
With a day left for filing of nominations, former union minister Venod Sharma's newly floated Haryana Jan Chetna Party Friday announced the names of 19 candidates to fight the upcoming electoral battle in the state.
After stitching an alliance, Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) and Venod Sharma-led Jan Chetna Party (JCP) on Sunday accused the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led state government of "neglecting" the entire northern belt of the state in development and jobs.
A day after snapping its three-year-old ties with BJP, Kuldeep Bishnoi-led Haryana Janhit Congress Friday announced its manifesto for the assembly elections, promising equitable development, subsidised farming and toll-free roads in the state.
With clouds hanging over the continuity of HJC-BJP alliance, Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) chief Kuldeep Bishnoi on Sunday asserted that his party was firm on not negotiating on the original terms and conditions of the partnership and hit out at the state saffron leaders for publicly airing their views against the tie-up.