With untimely rains and hailstorm causing widespread damage to wheat crop, growers in Haryana are not keeping luster loss crop for their own consumption and bringing the same to mandis for sale, which is leading to more than expected arrivals in ongoing procurement season.
Close on the heels of a Haryana minister terming the farmers committing suicide due to crop failure as "cowards", state Assembly speaker Kanwar Pal Gurjar on Tuesday said suicides are "not the solution" and "remain a crime as per law".
Two times former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda along with his supporters will take to streets to highlight alleged anti-people policies of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government in the state.
A 23-year-old criminal wanted in Haryana and Rajasthan in nearly 18 cases, including gang rape, and carrying a bounty of Rs.50,000 on his head, was arrested here by the crime branch, police said on Saturday.
People belonging to the north-eastern states on Friday staged a protest outside a police station here over inaction in an Assam girl`s rape incident on April 29 and demanded immediate arrest of the accused.
A 59-year-old man suffering several blockages in his coronary arteries, due to which he was unable to walk, successfully underwent natural bypass surgery at a city hospital here, hospital authorities said on Wednesday.