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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...

17-Nov-2018 Hisar (Haryana)

Governor visits Hisar agriculture university

Governor Acharya Devvrat visited Haryana agriculture university, Hisar on Saturday where Vice Chancellor Prof. K.P Singh apprised him about the activities being undertaken by various research centres.He also took stock of works being done by the Deendayal Upadhyay...

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...

03-Nov-2018 Kurukshetra

Governor presides over annual function of Gurukul

Governor Acharya Devvrat stressed that future generation should be imparted the knowledge of Indian culture and tradition as no nation can progress ahead by disregarding its roots. He was presiding over the annual function of Gurukul, Kurukshetra on Saturday.The...

02-Nov-2018 Ambala

Girl education must for prosperity in society : Acharya Devvrat

Expressing his happiness over the good performance of girls in the field of education, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that by educating girls, society could proceed on the path of progress.The Governor was speaking on the occasion of School Annual Day function -"Spandanam"...

31-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Minister of Textiles Unveils Fabric of Unity

Union Minister of Textiles, Smriti Zubin Irani,unveiled the Fabric of Unity on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gurugram today.The Minister also flagged off Unity March. Smriti Zubin Iraniadministered the Unity Pledge to the...

31-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi's boat of corruption will sink : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Wednesday targeted the Narendra Modi government over the Rafale deal saying its "boat of corruption" will sink after the Supreme Court asked for details of pricing and told the Centre to go public on the selection process of the Indian offset...

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...

28-Oct-2018 Sonipat (Haryana)

Amid #MeToo, experts stress on creating awareness about victim rights

As the #MeToo movement is exposing abuse of power by some men and also revealing the vulnerabilities of victims, experts have emphasised on the need for creating greater awareness about the rights of victims in the country."We have always come across criticism...

25-Oct-2018 Kunjpura (Karnal)

Dr. Subhash Bhamre inaugurates 48th AISS Principals’ Conference

All India Sainik School (AISS) Principals’ Conference began today at Sainik School Kunjpura premises in Karnal district of Haryana. Inaugurating the 48th edition of the conference, Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre applauded the principals for their...

25-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Delectable Sri Lankan food on offer in Gurugram

With influences from the Dutch, Portugal, English and South Indian cuisines, food from the beautiful Island country of Sri Lanka is hard to resist with its liberal use of spicies.An ongoing Sri Lankan food festival here nicely puts those flavours on your...

24-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Healthy diet amplifies self-esteem of kids : Kailash Satyarthi

Balanced and healthy food is crucial for growth of the mind as well as the body which helps amplify self-esteem during adolescence, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said here on Wednesday."Availability of good nutrition and hygiene lie at the root of individual...

23-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Congress blames Modi for CBI mess, questions his meet with CBI chief

The Congress on Tuesday held Prime Minister Narendra Modi solely responsible for "dismantling, denigrating and destroying" the CBI and accused him and BJP chief Amit Shah of "perpetually misusing" the central probe agency.In the wake of the CBI registering...

19-Oct-2018 Panchkula

210-ft tall Ravana effigy goes up in flames

Dussehra was celebrated across Punjab and Haryana with 210-ft tall effigy of Ravana, said to be the tallest in the country, going up in flames in Panchkula city on Friday.The festival symbolising the victory of good over evil saw many effigies of the mythological...

18-Oct-2018 Gurugram (Haryana)

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 in India

Samsung on Thursday launched in India its flagship tablet, Galaxy Tab S4, a new two-in-one Android tablet that comes equipped with Samsung Dex and S Pen for Rs 57,900.Galaxy Tab S4 sports narrower bezels to fit a 10.5-inch display with Super AMOLED technology,...

17-Oct-2018 New Delhi

In big boost, Jaswant's son Manvendra joins Congress

In a big boost to the Congress ahead of Assembly elections in Rajasthan, Manvendra Singh, son of former Union Minister and one of the founders of the BJP, Jaswant Singh, joined the Congress on Wednesday.Singh had a meeting with Congress President Rahul...

17-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Break your silence on Rafale deal: Congress tells Modi

The Congress on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence on the Rafale deal, saying that the fresh documents pertaining to minutes of meetings of two trade unions of Dassualt Aviation reveal that he "facilitated a sweetheart deal"...

11-Oct-2018 Hisar (Haryana)

Haryana court convicts self-styled godman Rampal for murders

A court in Haryana's Hisar town on Thursday convicted self-styled godman Rampal in two cases of murder. He has been in prison since November 2014.The quantum of punishment would be announced on October 16 and 17.The two cases against the controversial...

08-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Haryana won two gold medals in the India Skills Competition

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal has congratulated the youth of Haryana, who have won India Skills Competition and said that state government  has constituted Haryana Skill Development Corporation on the pattern of National Skill Development Corporation...

07-Oct-2018 Kurukshetra

ZBNF only alternative to restore soil fertility : Acharya Devvrat

Addressing the farmer's workshop on Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF) at Gurukul, Kurukshetra in Haryana, today, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that as per the data of agricultural scientists, the land of major agricultural producing states was deteriorating, which...

06-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Cong attacks EC, Rawat says no pressure

The Election commission on Saturday rejected the Congress allegation that it had rescheduled the press conference to declare the poll schedule in five states under "pressure" from the Prime Minister to accommodate his election rally in Ajmer in Rajasthan.As...

06-Oct-2018 Panchkula

Literature is mirror of society : Acharya Devvrat

While presiding over the book release function organized by Haryana Sahitya Academy in Panchkula district of Haryana today, Governor Acharya Devvrat said that the literature was mirror of the society which reflects every happening of the society. Therefore,...

05-Oct-2018 Panchkula

Ram Rahim gets bail in castration case, will stay in prison

Rape convict self-styled godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh was on Friday granted bail by a Panchkula court in a castration case, but he will remain in jail as other cases are pending against him.Ram Rahim, who is serving a 20-year sentence in Rohtak's Sunaria...

04-Oct-2018

Bring oil back to 2014 prices, Congress dares Narendra Modi

As the Centre on Thursday announced a Rs 2.50 per litre cut in petrol and diesel prices, the Congress dared Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring the fuel prices back to the 2014 level, instead of throwing a "pittance of one or two rupees" at the public.The...

03-Oct-2018 New Delhi

Modi government trying for kisan-mukt Bharat : Randeep Singh Surjewala

Flaying the Centre for waiving corporate loans totalling 3.17 lakh crore instead of those of farmers, the Congress on Wednesday accused the Modi government of trying to create a "kisan-mukt Bharat".Condemning the Tuesday's police crackdown on protesting farmers...

29-Sep-2018 Jhajjar

Manohar Lal inaugurated Parakram Parv exhibition

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal inaugurated Parakram Parv exhibition organised by the Army, at Government Post Graduate Nehru College, Jhajjar today to mark the second anniversary of the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the LoC on September...

29-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Manohar Lal Calls on Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi will join the celebrations of four-year completion of the present Government in Haryana in a large scale function to be organised in the State.The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Manohar Lal today called on the Prime Minister...

29-Sep-2018 Jind

Haryana Police arrest arms suppliers from UP, 9 pistols seized

Haryana Police have arrested two arms suppliers of Uttar Pradesh and seized nine pistols from them, an official said here on Friday."The accused have been identified as Gurjeet Singh, a resident of village Alamgirpur in Meerut district, and Munender alias Rinku,...

27-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Modi government shunts Rafale whistle-blower : Randeep Singh Surjewala

The Congress on Thursday alleged that the Narendra Modi government has shunted a senior official, who indicated the loss in the Rafale jet deal, and rewarded his boss who overruled him, saying there were "perks of pleasing" that covered "corruption tracks."Party...

26-Sep-2018 New Delhi

Congress welcomes SC ruling on Aadhaar

The Congress on Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court decision to strike down the "draconian" Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act which allows any private entity to demand the unique identity document from citizens for the purpose of identification.It added that...

25-Sep-2018 New Delhi

BJP dragging defence into politics : Congress on Rafale deal

Attacking the ruling-BJP over the controversial Rafale deal, the Congress on Tuesday said the saffron-party is dragging the Army into politics."We (the Congress) will never get involved in any controversy with the security forces which are supreme for us. However,...

24-Sep-2018 Rewari (Haryana)

Rewari gang rape main accused sent to 4-day police custody

A court in Haryana has sent two of the main accused in the gang rape case of a 19-year-old college student to four days police custody, police said on Monday.The Haryana Police's Special Investigating Team (SIT) on Sunday arrested the two main accused,...

23-Sep-2018 Karnal

Healthcare scheme to benefit 15.50 lakh families in Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) that aims to provide health coverage of up to Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefiting 15.50 lakh poor families in the state.He also...

23-Sep-2018 Karnal

Manohar Lal launched Ayushman Bharat Prime Minister Jan Arogya Yojana

Haryana Chief Minister, Manohar Lal, launched the Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (PMJAY) aims to provide health coverage of upto Rs 5 lakh per family annually, benefitting 15.50 lakh poor and needy families in the State. He also announced...

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