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19-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Jat agitation put on hold, Delhi still on alert

The Jat agitation that threatened to cripple normal life in Delhi on Monday has been postponed, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Jat leader Yashpal Malik announced here on Sunday.The decision followed several rounds of parleys in Delhi between...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

'Have ghee, milk of 'desi' cows to look like Bollywood stars'

Haryana Agriculture Minister Om Prakash Dhankhar on Saturday urged people to have 'ghee' and milk of desi cows to look slim and fit as Bollywood stars.Dhankhar, addressing a two-day second Agri Leadership Summit being organised at Surajkund here, said the milk...

18-Mar-2017 Faridabad

Agriculture to be sunrise sector of 21st century : Rajnath Singh

Union Minister for Home Affairs Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday that agriculture is going to be a sunrise sector of 21st century.The minister was addressing second Agri Leadership Summit, organised by the Haryana government at Surajkund in Faridabad.Singh...

14-Mar-2017 Hamid Ansari

War on terror has led to killing of innocents : Hamid Ansari

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that what is needed to curb and eliminate the scourge of terrorism is for the countries in the region to unite and fight it in all its forms and manifestations. States sponsoring terrorism must be...

06-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

No new taxes as Haryana budget crosses Rs 1 lakh crore

The Haryana government on Monday proposed no new taxes in the annual budget which has crossed Rs 1 lakh crore for the first time and said the state economy was in the "pink of health".Finance Minister Abhimanyu, presenting his third consecutive budget, proposed...

03-Mar-2017 Jammu

Haryana Chief Minister meets Governor

Manohar Lal Khattar, Chief Minister of Haryana, accompanied by Sh. O.P. Dhankar, Minister for Agriculture, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today.The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed various possibilities of extending multi-disciplinary...

01-Mar-2017 Chandigarh

Jat agitators shifting goalposts : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday told the assembly that agitating Jat leaders were raising new demands and shifting goalposts, thereby complicating the situation.The state government was, therefore, facing difficulty in accepting their...

01-Mar-2017 New Delhi

Throw out of India those supporting Gurmehar : Anil Vij

Haryana's Sports Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday said those who are supporting Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur for her campaign against the ABVP, were pro-Pakistan and should be thrown out of the country."Those who are supporting Gurmehar Kaur are all pro-Pakistan....

25-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana names college, Rs 50 lakh grant for killed Major

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced that a government college in the state would be named after Major Satish Dahiya, killed while fighting with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district earlier this month.Khattar, who met...

13-Feb-2017 Faridabad

31st Surajkund International Crafts Mela

The 31st International Surajkund Mela, Faridabad, Haryana has been full of colours and vibrancy of Jharkhand, the theme state of the Mela. Starting from 1st February, each day a carnival is held along the landscape of the sites promoting and propagating...

10-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Manohar Lal Khattar lays foundation stones of 21 colleges

Making use of technology, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday laid the foundation stones of buildings of 21 government colleges in 13 districts through video conferencing.The construction of buildings will cost a total of about Rs 276 crore...

08-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Parties should stay away from agitations : Manohar Lal Khattar

With the agitation by a section of the Jat community gaining momentum in some districts, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said political parties should desist from taking part in agitations.Khattar's comment during a media interaction...

03-Feb-2017 Chandigarh

Congress, INLD supporting Jat stir : Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu on Friday accused the opposition Congress and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) of supporting the resumed protests by the Jats in support of their demands in the state."Earlier it was the Congress; now, the INLD is extending support,...

14-Jan-2017 Ambala

'Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes'

Anil Vij, a minister from Haryana, on Saturday sparked a fresh controversy, saying Mahatma Gandhi will gradually be removed from currency notes and that Modi is a bigger brand name than Gandhi."The day Gandhi came on the rupee, its devaluation started. Gradually,...

09-Jan-2017 Jammu

Dr. Nirmal Singh discusses Power, Housing sectors with Haryana CM

Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today met the Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar at Chandigarh. State BJP Vice-President Ms Mamta Singh was also present on the occasion.Dr Singh discussed various developmental issues with Haryana Chief Minister...

06-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana, Patanjali to tie-up for World Herbal Forest

The Haryana government will soon sign an MoU with yoga guru Ramdev's Patanjali Yogpeeth for the development of the World Herbal Forest, a minister said on Friday.The herbal forest will be located int Morni hills in Panchkula district, near Chandigarh.State...

01-Jan-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana CM lauds call for simultaneous Lok Sabha, assembly polls

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday lauded the proposal of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to hold simultaneous elections to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies.Khattar said: "The proposal for simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies...

31-Dec-2016 New Delhi

Anil Baijal takes oath as Delhi's Lt Governor

Former Union Home Secretary Anil Baijal on Saturday took oath as the Lt. Governor of Delhi here.Baijal was administered the oath by Delhi High Court Chief Justice G. Rohini at the Lt Governor's office.Baijal, a 1969-batch Indian Administrative Service officer,...

26-Dec-2016 Gurugram

Haryana firm on SYL stand : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday said his government is firm on its stand on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue and the state's people should get their rightful share in the Ravi-Beas waters.He said since the Supreme Court had declared...

15-Dec-2016 Karnal

Haryana CM sips tea at stall, pays via mobile app

Amid a cash crunch across the country post-demonetisation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday made payment at a roadside tea stall to drive home the convenient use of cashless transactions even for small purchases.Khattar arrived at a...

05-Dec-2016 Chandigarh

No impact of demonetisation on Haryana revenue : Captain Abhimanyu

Haryana Finance Minister Abhimanyu said on Monday that there was no impact of demonetisation on the revenue of the state and there was no fall in registration of properties as well."There has been no fall in the registration of properties in various tehsils...

26-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Action in land scam as per law : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that action in the alleged land scam in the state during the earlier Congress rule would be in accordance with law.Without naming anyone, Khattar told the media at the Haryana Bhavan in Delhi that whosoever...

18-Nov-2016 Gharaunda

Israeli President visits vegetable centre in Haryana

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin on Friday visited the Indo-Israeli Centre of Excellence for vegetables near Haryana's Gharaunda town to see the achievements of the joint agriculture research and innovation project.The President was received by Haryana's Agriculture...

16-Nov-2016 Rewari (Haryana)

Demonetisation will bring 'pavitrata' (purity) : Rajnath Singh

Defending the Centre's decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said in Haryana town of Rewari on Wednesday that the move will bring "pavitrata" (purity) in politics in the country."This (demonetisation) could pose problem...

11-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Wave of change after demonetisation: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said a wave of change is blowing in the country after the central government's move to demonetise Rs 500 and 1,000 currency notes.Khattar said that in the last three days, while a smile has been seen on the...

09-Nov-2016 Chandigarh

Demonetising currency notes in nation's interest : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to demonetise currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denominations.This is an audacious step taken by the Prime Minister in the interest of the country to hit...

01-Nov-2016 Rohtak-Gohana

Suresh Prabhu lays foundation stone for elevated rail line in Haryana

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday laid foundation stone for the construction of a four-km-long elevated rail line on Rohtak-Gohana Stretch in Haryana through video-conferencing, an official statement said.The elevated line - the Indian Railways' first...

01-Nov-2016 Gurugram

Narendra Modi hails improved gender ratio in Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday urged the people of Haryana to protect the girl child in its golden jubilee year and expressed satisfaction that the state has now started contributing towards improving the gender ratio in the country.Speaking at the...

01-Nov-2016 Gurgaon

Narendra Modi, launched three new schemes for Haryana

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched three new schemes for Haryana, declared seven rural districts of the state Open Defecation Free (ODF), eight districts“Kerosene Free” and released the commemorative postage stamp of Haryana while inaugurating the...

01-Nov-2016 Gurgaon

Narendra Modi gives cash award to Rio Paralympics medallist

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday honoured Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik by giving her a cash award of Rs.4 crore in a function organised to kick off the year-long Haryana golden jubilee celebrations in the state.Accompanied by Haryana...

01-Nov-2016 Chandigarh

Khattar's 'good governance' shakes up Haryana bureaucracy

Suspension, dismissal, disciplinary action, censure, registration of cases and other forms of tough action -- officials of government departments in Haryana's 21 districts have been rattled by tough and sometimes punitive actions ordered by the government of Chief...

26-Oct-2016 Chandigarh

Haryana will be first state to implement 7th pay panel report

Haryana will be the first state in the country to give the benefit of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) recommendations to its employees from January 1, 2016, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday.He said that the Haryana employees...

22-Oct-2016 Kurukshetra (Haryana)

India can't be super power if spiritual heritage compromised: Amit Shah

Underlining the need for preserving India's spiritual heritage, BJP President Amit Shah on Saturday said the country could not become a super power if its spiritual heritage was compromised."If we make even a little compromise with its spiritual heritage, India...

07-Oct-2016 Chandigarh

'Congressmen should wear helmets instead of Gandhi cap'

Haryana's controversial Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij on Friday said Congress leaders should wear helmets instead of the traditional 'Gandhi cap' in future.Vij made the comment after a bloody clash between supporters of Haryana Congress President Ashok Tanwar...

06-Oct-2016 Chandigarh

Sushant Singh Rajput meets Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has been lauded for his role as cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni in a biopic, on Thursday met Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here.Photographs of Sushant and Khattar were shared on the official page of Office...

18-Sep-2016 Chandigarh (Harayana)

Haryana declares Dadri as 22nd district

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced Dadri as the 22nd district of the state.Making the announcement at a public rally in Dadri in Bhiwani district, he said that developmental projects worth Rs 112 crore had already been completed in...

17-Sep-2016 Gurgaon

Haryana CM dubs Mewat's beef biryani, gang rape as 'trivial' issues

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday dubbed the controversy over beef found in biryani and the gang rape of two sisters in Mewat as a "trivial issue"."These are trivial issues and I don't pay much attention to these small issues. Today we should...

17-Sep-2016 Gurgaon (Haryana)

Manohar Lal Khattar launches Haryana Swarna Jayanti logo

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday launched a logo, having a replica of 'Gita Sandesh' on it, for the year-long Haryana Swarna Jayanti (golden jubilee) celebrations starting November 1.The function was organised at Kingdom of Dreams in Sector 29...

11-Sep-2016 Jind (Haryana)

Bhupinder Singh Hooda crying hoarse over probes due to fear: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday said that former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, of the Congress, was crying hoarse over probes into his government's irregularities by various central and state agencies as he had much to hide.Addressing a...

11-Sep-2016 Gurgaon (Haryana)

Delhi-Jaipur highway to have access control: Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Sunday announced that a new access control highway will be constructed between Delhi and Jaipur at an estimated cost of Rs 16,000 crore.He said that the new access control highway between...

05-Sep-2016 Gurgaon

Why is Hooda scared if he is innocent: Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday asked why his predecessor Bhupinder Singh Hooda was scared of a CBI probe into the Gurgaon land scandal if he was innocent.Khattar said the Central Bureau of Investigation has been conducting an independent...

31-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

Haryana CM, ministers, BJP lawmakers pedal to assembly

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, along with his ministerial colleagues and party legislators from the state, pedalled to the Haryana assembly on the last day of the monsoon session on Wednesday.Although it was a symbolic gesture, the lawmakers shunning...

24-Aug-2016 Bahadurgarh/New Delhi

Grand welcome for wrestler Sakshi Malik in Haryana

Rio 2016 Olympics bronze medalist wrestler Sakshi Malik was accorded a grand welcome by people and the state government as the motorcade carrying her entered Haryana on Wednesday.Sakshi, who arrived in Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport early...

18-Aug-2016 Chandigarh

Wrestler Sakshi to get Rs 2.5 crore from Haryana government

Wrestler Sakshi Malik will get a reward of Rs 2.5 crore from the Haryana government for her bronze medal winning feat which got India its first medal in th Rio Olympics.Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij, who is in Rio and witnessed the bronze medal match, congratulated...

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