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17-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Amid show of strength, INLD splits, Ajay Chautala to float new party

Amid a show of strength by two warring Chautala brothers, elder brother Ajay Singh Chautala on Saturday announced he and his sons will float a new political party next month. With this, the split in the INLD's first family is official.The INLD is Haryana's...

14-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

INLD chief expels son Ajay Chautala

Taking a strong stance on the growing family feud within the INLD, party supremo Om Prakash Chautala expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the primary membership of the party for "anti-party activities".The expulsion decision was announced by the...

10-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Dushyant Chautala refuses to accept expulsion from INLD

Expelled from the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) earlier this month, Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala said on Saturday that he has not received any expulsion order so far.Refusing to accept his expulsion, Dushyant pointed out that neither has his expulsion order been...

05-Nov-2018 Chandigarh

Chautala family feud out in open, INLD heading for split?

Haryana's main opposition party, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), could be heading for a split, with the fight within the family of its President Om Prakash Chautala coming out in the open on Monday.Chautala's elder son Ajay Chautala, who came out from the...

29-Oct-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana pays Rs 1.90 crore compensation to sewer personnel

The Haryana government has identified sewer personnel who lost their lives while cleaning sewer in different parts of the state since 1993 and given compensation of Rs 1.90 crore to the families of 19 such personnel.Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on...

23-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

7 IAS Officers Transferred In Haryana

Haryana Government has issued transfer or posting orders of 7 IAS officers, with immediate effect.Navraj Sandhu, Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Cooperation and Vigilance departments has been posted ACS, Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare department and she...

16-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Training Program for PA/PS of Legislators of Six States conclude

A Two and a half days intensive training program of Personal Assistant and Secretaries of BJP legislators of six north Indian states, namely Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Delhi, Uttrakhand which was being held at BJP Punjab office at Chandigarh...

13-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Steps taken to check corruption in CLU cases : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, said that the present State Government has taken effective steps for keeping a check on corruption in Change of Land Use (CLU) cases which was prevailing in the previous government.The State Government has prepared a new...

11-Sep-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana cuts power tariff a year ahead of polls

In a major relief to the electricity consumers in the state, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced reduction in power tariff on monthly consumption of up to 200 units from Rs 4.50 per unit to Rs 2.50.This will benefit over 41.53...

13-Aug-2018 Chandigarh

BJP usurped power by falsehood and fraud : Ashok Tanwar

Dr. Ashok Tanwar, former M.P., President, Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee said that BJP usurped power by falsehood and fraud by misleading  the people. Speaking at ‘Meet The Press’ in Press Clud, Chandigarh, he said that Mod Government at the Centre...

29-Jul-2018 Chandigarh

Flood-like situation in Haryana villages, CM to review situation

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday called an emergency meeting at his residence here to take stock of the situation arising from floods in villages around Yamunanagar town following the release of excess water from the Hathnikund barrage.The...

28-May-2018 Chandigarh

A delegation of Nambardars meets Manohar Lal Khattar

The Haryana Nambardar Association has decided to support the state government in the Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao, Swachh Bharat and other campaigns of the Prime Minister, Mr Narendra Modi. About 25,000 Nambardars posted across the state would contribute to...

19-May-2018 Chandigarh

KMP expressway to be completed in June : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday that the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway will be inaugurated soon after the construction work is completed in June.Khattar said that the construction work on KMP Expressway should have been completed...

02-Apr-2018 Chandigarh

Dalit protests derail life in Punjab, Haryana

Normal life was crippled across Punjab and Haryana on Monday as activists from various Scheduled Castes (SC) organisations held protests against the dilution of the SC/ST Prevention of Atrocities Act following a Supreme Court order.The police cane-charged and...

09-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana's record budget has no new taxes

With a record budget pegged at Rs 115,198.29 crore, Haryana's Finance Minister Abhimanyu proposed no new taxes in the annual budget for 2018-19. The budget was presented in the state assembly on Friday during the ongoing Budget Session.The Finance Minister...

06-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

Manohar Lal Khattar buys 'pakodas' from protesting Congress MLAs

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday purchased "pakodas" from protesting Congress MLAs here, saying selling pakodas is a good business proposition for these unemployed elders."If anyone is getting employment by selling pakodas, it's a good thing....

04-Mar-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana assembly polls on time : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday confirmed that the next state assembly elections would be held on time and not simultaneously with the Lok Sabha elections.Khattar made the statement while replying to questions from media persons here on...

16-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana to have film university

With Hindi films like "Dangal" and "Sultan", which had a strong Haryana connection, turning out to be blockbusters, the state government is planning to set up a film university in the state.Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma said on Friday that a...

12-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

20,000 mandis to be set up for farmers : Birender Singh

Union Minister of Steel Birender Singh said on MondayAthat 20,000 mandis would be established in the country so that farmers could get better prices for their produce.Interacting with media at Safidon town in Haryana's Jind district, he said that the Central...

08-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Leopard skin seized in Haryana, godman held

A leopard skin was seized from Haryana and a self-styled godman was arrested, officials said on Thursday.The pelt, five or six years old, was seized from Ram Das of Fatehpur Biloch village in Ballabhgarh in Haryana on Wednesday night by Forest Department...

03-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

Gurugram to be considered for 'Smart City' mission

The Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri, has given the assurance that Gurugram would be considered for inclusion in the Smart City Mission and an apex body would be constituted for this purpose. He lauded the steps taken...

03-Feb-2018 Chandigarh

3 arrested for assault on Kashmiri students in Haryana

The Haryana Police on Saturday arrested three people for allegedly assaulting two Kashmiri students in Mahendergarh town in south Haryana."Guilty will be punished. The incident began over a minor collision of motorcycle of the accused. Three people have...

26-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Amid fog, chill, R-Day celebrated in Punjab, Haryana

Moderate to dense fog and chilly weather failed to dampen the spirit of Republic Day celebrations in Punjab and Haryana on Friday.Peole and students turned out in large numbers at various official and other functions across both states to witness the impressive...

23-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Who is right, CM or FM, asks Kiran Choudhry

Mrs Kiran Choudhry, leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the Manohar Lal Khattar Government to better learn to speak in single voice, and, more importantly, be sure of what the Chief Minister or any other minister says, and stop misleading...

12-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

No early assembly polls in Haryana : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said there is no question of holding the next assembly elections in the state this year."These will be held in (October) 2019 as per the scheduled time," Khattar told media persons in Panchkula near here."However,...

11-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Probe land conversion in SEZs : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded a high-level probe into the conversion of  IT land in SEZs across the state for commercial use resulting in huge revenue loss to the exchequer and rendering the IT Industry...

10-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Protect existing trees first: Kiran Choudhry tell BJP Govt

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has asked the BJP Government, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, to first protect the existing forest cover in the state by stopping wanton pulling down of trees, especially in the Aravallis,...

10-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana Minister orders action on SEZ land-use change

Haryana Minister Abhimanyu has directed officials to take expeditious action in the matter of conversion of SEZ land meant for information technology sector into commercial land against norms.Pointing out that it had resulted in a substantial revenue loss to...

06-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Haryana first to launch high-risk pregnancy portal

Haryana has achieved the distinction of becoming the first state in the country to launch high-risk pregnancy portal, a minister said on Saturday.This portal not only helps in early identification of high-risk pregnant cases up to the grassroots but also ensures...

03-Jan-2018 Chandigarh

Kiran Choudhry demands CBI probe into illegal mining in Dadam area

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded CBI inquiry into the illegal mining at Dadam stone quarry in Bhiwani district which not only constituted a grave violation of the Supreme Court orders banning mining in the Aravallis,...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Don't fear CBI, CVC, Manohar Lal Khattar tells bureaucrats

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday asked bureaucrats in the state not to fear the five Cs -- Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), court, Central Vigilance Commission, Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) and Central Information Commission...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Gurugram to have professionally managed bus service

The Haryana government has decided to introduce a professionally managed city bus service in Gurugram to promote public transportation and to reduce dependency of the public on private vehicles for travel needs in the district adjoining the national capital."In...

15-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana top brass begin 'Chintan Shivir'

Led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, the Haryana government on Friday began its three-day 'Chintan Shivir' (brainstorming summit) at a resort in neighbouring Himachal Pradesh even as the opposition termed the move a gimmick.The meeting is being attended...

08-Dec-2017 Chandigarh

Dubai keen to invest in Haryana : Manohar Lal Khattar

Dubai entrepreneurs have evinced interest in investing in Haryana in infrastructure, healthcare and housing, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday.A delegation from Dubai would visit the state in January.Interacting with reporters after...

29-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Congress questions Modi's hosting of dinner for Ivanka Trump

Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of violating protocol, the Congress on Wednesday raised objections over his hosting a dinner for US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump in Hyderabad."The Prime Minister broke all traditions and violated protocol...

28-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana Police files chargesheet against Honeypreet

The Haryana Police on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against Honeypreet, the closest aide of the rapist sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, and other accused in connection with the August 25 violence in Panchkula and other places in Haryana following conviction...

22-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana minister wants curbs on private hospitals' charges

To keep a check on cases similar to the case of over-billing that took place in Fortis Hospital, Gurugram, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij said on Wednesday that he would speak to Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda for bringing a proposal under which no...

21-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Accept genuine demands of employees : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has demanded of the BJP Government, led by Mr Manohar Lal Khattar, to keep its word to the employees, immediately meet their long-pending genuine demands, and prevent a state-wide stir which...

13-Nov-2017 New Delhi

I am in Delhi, where is the meeting, Manohar Lal Khattar asks

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday landed in Delhi and wanted to know where was the meeting with Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal to discuss the smog situation and stubble burning. Kejriwal said his office was desperately trying to reach him,...

13-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana minister Anil Vij wants 'Padmavati' release stalled

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Monday joined the anti-"Padmavati" bandwagon and asked the censor board to stall its release.In a statement here, Vij said the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) should withhold the release of film "Padmavati" "keeping...

01-Nov-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana to set up ponds management authority

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday announced a Pond Management Authority would be set up for the protection, conservation, development and rejuvenation of each of the over 14,000 ponds in the state.Addressing a national seminar on 'Enhancing...

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