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.
Haryana Assembly Elections 2014 are once again set to be a battle royale between the famous clans of the state. However, new dimensions have been added this time with more players entering the fray and vying to make an impact.
As they try their luck at the hustings, fortune has surely favoured some of the prominent leaders in Haryana, including Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and HJC's Kuldeep Bishnoi, since the 2009 polls with a manifold increase in their assets.
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.
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.
Kuldeep Bishnoi-led Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC-BL) on Thursday snapped its ties with BJP, putting an end to the prolonged tussle between the two parties which have been in an alliance for three years now.
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.
Haryana Janhit Congress Chief Kuldeep Bishnoi on Friday declared his assets size including that of his spouse to the tune of more than Rs 78 crore, up by over 60 percent as against assets of nearly Rs 48 crore shown during last Lok Sabha byelection in 2011.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday issued notice to the Haryana assembly speaker and the Election Commission on a plea challenging the speaker`s order allowing five HJC legislators to join the Congress.