Punjab, Haryana get respite from rainfall

There was some respite from rainfall over the past 24 hours across most places in Punjab and Haryana though the skies remained overcast in the region, weather officials said here on Monday.

Haryana to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University
Haryana to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University

 Haryana government on Saturday announced to set up Kalpana Chawla Medical University at 100 acres of land in Karnal district.

Karnal sisters take 2 extra 'pheras' at marriage as pledge against female foeticide

Taking a pledge against female foeticide, two sisters in Haryana took two extra 'pheras' (rounds of the fire) at their marriage dedicated to the vow, prompting Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to announce a reward for them on Saturday.

Haryana govt to set up CM window for grievance redressal

Haryana government will set up a 'CM window' at the secretariat in each district for grievance redressal of the people.

Haryana MLAs sworn-in, Kanwarpal Gujjar elected Assembly Speaker
Haryana MLAs sworn-in, Kanwarpal Gujjar elected Assembly Speaker

The three-day session of the Haryana Assembly commenced on Monday with pro-tem Speaker Raghubir Singh Kadian scheduled to administer oath to all the 90 newly-elected MLAs.

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Assembly Elections: Voting picks up in Haryana, Maharashtra

Till 12 noon Sirsa records 33 percent voting, Palwal 31 percent, Panipat 28 percent, Karnal 30 percent, Kurukshetra 37 percent, Rewari 28 percent, Panchulkula 21 percent, Hisar 32 percent.

Narendra Modi on a Congress slamming spree?-Part 2

While campaigning in Haryana and Maharashtra Narendra Modi slammed the former Congress government and accused them of corruption and ignoring the interests of the people of the state.

Narendra Modi on a Congress slamming spree?

While campaigning in Haryana and Maharashtra Narendra Modi slammed the former Congress government and accused them of corruption and ignoring the interests of the people of the state.

Haryana Assembly polls: Special Report from Karnal

As Haryana gears up for Assembly polls, we ask the people of Karnal about the major issues the city is facing.

Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly Polls: PM Modi, Sonia Gandhi spar during election rallies

As they kickstarted campaigning for the October 15 Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sonia Gandhi on Saturday traded fire with the former attacking the Congress regime for having done "little" in the last 60 years and she likening him to "empty vessels" making noise.

Narendra Modi kicks off poll campaign in Haryana, slams Congress
Narendra Modi kicks off poll campaign in Haryana, slams Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off poll campaign in Haryana's Karnal disrict on Saturday, urging people to get rid of Congress and elect a BJP government to ensure development of the state.

Incessant rain claims 22 lives in Punjab

At least 22 people, including women and children, have been killed in different incidents of house and roof collapse following heavy rainfall across Punjab since Thursday, officials said here Saturday.

Want to contest state polls from Karnal district: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said he has a desire to contest the upcoming state elections from the Indri Assembly seat as he was indebted to the people of the area in Karnal district where he spent his childhood days.

Akal Takht steps in, Sikh leaders call off congregation

Congregations of Sikhs here and in Karnal against the formation of a separate Gurdwara Management Committee in Haryana were on Saturday called off after the Akal Takht`s intervention but Haryana Sikhs today went ahead with the election of office-bearers for the ad-hoc committee.

SGPC row: Sikh leaders call off congregations as Akal Takht steps in

Stepping into the row over creation of a separate Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the Akal Takht - the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion - on Saturday asked the warring factions to call off the planned Sikh congregations in Amritsar and Karnal tomorrow.

Heat wave continues in Haryana, Hisar hottest at 43.5 C

Sweltering heat wave on Friday continued unabated across Haryana and Punjab, including Chandigarh, with maximum temperature at Hisar in Haryana settling at 43.5 degrees Celsius.

HJC, BJP swap Sirsa and Karnal LS seats

Haryana Janhit Congress on Thursday announced that it has given Karnal Lok Sabha seat to ally BJP and will instead contest from Sirsa constituency.

HJC fields candidate from Sirsa; BJP to contest from Karnal

Haryana Janhit Congress chief Kuldeep Bishnoi announced that Sushil Indora of his party would be contesting election from Sirsa Lok Sabha seat.