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Kaptan Singh Solanki

Tripura Assembly pays homage to CRPF martyrs

"The country had witnessed a gruesome terrorist attack by Pakistani-backed militants on our security forces," the governor added.

Feb 22, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Gita Mahotsav begins in Kurukshetra sans fanfare

Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar performed 'Gita Pujan'.

Dec 06, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

Haryana Governor turns giddy at ID parade

 Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Monday felt giddy at the Independence Day parade, officials said.

Aug 15, 2016, 11:07 AM IST

SYL canal row: Punjab returns Rs 191.75 crore received from Haryana

The Punjab Government on Wednesday returned all the funds (Rs 191.75 crore) received for the proposed Sutlej Yamuna link (SYL) canal to the Haryana Government.

Mar 16, 2016, 23:37 PM IST

Three Congress MLAs suspended for 6 months from Haryana Assembly

Three Congress MLAs, including a former Speaker, were today suspended from the Haryana Assembly for six months for "tearing" copies of the Governor's Address.

Mar 15, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

Punjab govt concerned over its right on river waters

Noting that Punjab's right to waters of its rivers should be "safeguarded", Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today appealed the Centre to remove "discrimination" in sharing it with neighbouring states.

Mar 08, 2016, 17:02 PM IST

In 11 months, Modi fails to find full-time governor for Punjab

It`s been nearly 11 months but the Narendra Modi government has not been able to find a regular governor for Punjab.

Dec 18, 2015, 18:38 PM IST

Haryana Minister finds 'algae, silt, rust' in water tanks at Civil Secretariat ​

Continuing with his surprise checks, Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday inspected the overhead water tanks installed at Haryana Civil Secretariat here and directed the concerned officers to take samples of water after he found "algae, silt and layers of rust" in them.

Aug 04, 2015, 20:28 PM IST

Punjab and Haryana Governor condoles Dr Kalam's death

Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday expressed deepest condolence over the death of former President APJ Abdul Kalam.

Jul 28, 2015, 20:36 PM IST

Education is vital element for kids: Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki

Punjab and Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Thursday said education is a "vital" element in shaping a kid's personality and imbibing good values and tradition.

Jul 16, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

Yoga will help in creating world peace: Kaptan Singh Solanki

 Yoga, which is a part of our tradition for the past hundred years, will make us realise the profound meaning of life to attain higher consciousness and help in creating world peace, said Haryana and Punjab Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki here on Sunday.

Jun 21, 2015, 13:48 PM IST

Sushma Swaraj's sister sworn in Haryana Public Service Commission member

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj`s sister Vandana Sharma and Kulbir Chhikkara, editor of Hindi daily "Hari Bhoomi" owned by Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu, on Friday took oath as members of the Haryana Public Service Commission.

Jun 12, 2015, 22:59 PM IST

Transferred IAS officer Ashok Khemka meets Haryana Governor; Vij bats for him

Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Friday met Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, two days after he was abruptly transferred by the state's BJP government headed by Manohar Lal Khattar.

Apr 03, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

Adopt organic farming: Haryana Governor

 Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Thursday called upon farmers of the state to adopt organic farming, saying excessive use of fertilisers and insecticides are affecting the health of people and land fertility.

Mar 26, 2015, 21:38 PM IST

No other service as great as 'gau sewa': Haryana Guv

Hailing the Cow Protection Bill passed unanimously by the Haryana Assembly, Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Saturday said that no other service is as great as 'gau sewa.'

Mar 21, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Punjab Assembly budget session from today

The Budget Session of the Punjab Assembly will commence here on Thursday with the opposition Congress set to corner the Parkash Singh Badal-led government on various issues, including the Land Acquisition Bill.

Mar 12, 2015, 08:28 AM IST

Nation that respects its martyrs progresses: Haryana Governor

Any nation that respects its martyrs and their families makes progress, Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Monday said.

Dec 01, 2014, 22:01 PM IST

Haryana will reverse populism in decisions: Governor

Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Tuesday said the new government in Haryana will work for the rejuvenation of the state's economy without putting any burden on the common man.

Nov 04, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

Maximum efforts to protect state's legitimate rights: Haryana Governer

 With BJP seated on the treasury benches of Haryana Assembly for the first time in state's 48 year old history, Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki today said that all necessary steps will be taken to amicably defend state's legitimate rights, including inter-state issues.

Nov 04, 2014, 15:15 PM IST

Haryana Governor pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi

Haryana Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki aid tributes to Mahatma Gandhi and Lal Bahadur Shastri on their birth anniversaries on Thursday.

Oct 02, 2014, 16:49 PM IST