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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...

21-Nov-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

'Padmavati' row: Haryana BJP leader booked for offering bounty

A Haryana BJP leader was booked on Tuesday for threatening to behead Bollywood filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone over their movie "Padmavati" and for standing firm by his announcement of a Rs 10 crore reward for it.Haryana's...

21-Nov-2017 Panchkula

Dera chief's aide gets five-day police remand

A court in Panchkula town sent Pawan Insan, a close aide of rape convict Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, to five days police remand on Tuesday.After being on the run for nearly three months, Pawan Insan was arrested by the Special...

21-Nov-2017 Panchkula

Bodies of three children found in Haryana

The Haryana Police on Tuesday questioned the father and uncle of three minor children whose bodies were found in the Morni hills area of Panchkula district, adjoining Chandigarh.Police sources said the three children had bullet injuries on the head.The victims...

19-Nov-2017 Panchkula

Junior Annual Function concluded at Satluj Public School

The program commenced with “Ganesh Stuti” to seek the blessings of lord Ganesha. It was followed by a musical ballet depicting the transformation of a beast’s heart, when cared with selfless love, care and kindness.  Scholars also showcased their scintillating...

18-Nov-2017 Palwal

Navy Health Camp organised at Aurangabad

As a part of Navy Week celebrations, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 18 to 20 November 2017 at Aurangabad, Palwal District, Haryana. Through this outreach programme, the Indian Navy aims to bring about awareness...

15-Nov-2017 New Delhi

Arvind Kejriwal to meet Khattar over pollution

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal left for Haryana on Wednesday to meet Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and discuss the issue of stubble burning and air pollution.Kejriwal in a tweet said he along with Delhi Environment Minister Imran Hussain, Environment...

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...

10-Nov-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Love for theatre among youngsters rare these days : Anupam Kher

 Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who will be seen in the play "Mera Woh Matlab Nahi Tha..." alongwith actors Neena Gupta and Rakesh Bedi, believes love for theatre is rare when it comes to the younger generation these days.Presented by Pelican Entertainment and Orana...

04-Nov-2017 Yamunanagar

Four killed in Haryana road accident

Four persons were killed in an accident involving a private bus and a motorcycle in Haryana's Yamunanagar district on Saturday, police said.Three of the victims were riding the motorcycle while the fourth was a passenger on the bus, which overturned after...

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...

31-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Revoke senseless order on green belts : Kiran Choudhry

Kiran Choudhry, Leader of the Haryana Congress Legislature Party, has described the decision of the Manohar Lal Khattar Government to revoke the provision of mandatory greenbelts around industrial colonies as “senseless and mindless which smacks of lack of...

27-Oct-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Must focus on protecting environment : Manohar Lal Khattar

 Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said along with economic growth and development, the country will have to focus on protecting the environment.While as a nation, "we have made progress in the sphere of economic growth and development, we...

25-Oct-2017 New Delhi

Narendra Modi government an NPA : Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Wednesday slammed the Narendra Modi-led central government, terming it an "NPA" (non-performing asset).He said the common man was fed up with the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST), that has badly hit the...

20-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana Minister calls Taj Mahal a 'beautiful kabristan'

Joining the league of those making controversial statements on the Taj Mahal, senior Haryana Minister Anil Vij on Friday termed the marble monument as a "beautiful cemetery"."Taj Mahal ek khoobsurat kabristan hai," Vij tweeted on Friday.Vij, who is the cabinet...

13-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet sent to 10-day judicial custody

Jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Friday sent to 10 days' judicial remand by a court in Panchkula.Honeypreet, whose real name is Priyanka Taneja, has been sent to judicial custody till October 23. She has been...

12-Oct-2017 Gurugram

Illegal casino busted in Gurugram, 43 arrested

Police have busted a casino being run illegally by a suspended Haryana Police constable in an upscale locality here and arrested 43 people, including four women, in this connection, police said on Thursday.The illegal casino in K Block of Sushant Lok-1 was...

09-Oct-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Wildlife photography exhibition inaugurated at national park

In a bid to sensitise people about wildlife protection, a photography exhibition was inaugurated on Monday at the Sultanpur National Park near here by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.Organised by the DLF Foundation in collaboration with the Haryana...

09-Oct-2017 Gurugram, Haryana, India

No increased charges on future HSIIDC plot allotments: Haryana CM

The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (HSIIDC) will not demand increased charges from allottees for plots in the future, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Monday.In case of any such increase, it will be...

08-Oct-2017 Gurugram

Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates Saudi Aramco India Office

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, today inaugurated Saudi Aramco’s ARAMCO ASIA INDIA office in Gurugram jointly with Mr Amin H Al-Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco. The office is located...

06-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet misleading investigation: Haryana Police

Haryana Police on Friday claimed that Honeypreet Insan, the closest aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, is misleading police in the investigation into her role in violence in Panchkula and elsewhere after the August 25 conviction...

06-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Dera violence: Haryana Police summon sect committee members

 Haryana Police have issued summons to 45 members of a committee of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect to appear before it regarding the violence that erupted following the rape conviction of the Dera chief on August 25, Police sources said on Friday.Police sources said...

04-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet sent on 6-day police remand

Jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Wednesday sent to six days police remand by a court in Panchkula.The Haryana Police had sought 14 days police remand.Earlier in the day, Honeypreet was produced in the court...

04-Oct-2017 Panchkula

Honeypreet produced in Panchkula court

 A day after her arrest, jailed Dera sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Insan was on Tuesday produced in a court in Panchkula town in Haryana, adjoining Chandigarh.The prosecution sought a 10-day police remand for Honeypreet, saying...

03-Oct-2017 Ambala

Five Kashmiri mutton dealers killed in Ambala road accident

In a deadly road accident, five Kashmiris were killed while another was critically wounded after a vehicle they were travelling in met with an accident on Tuesday morning in Ambala city of Punjab.The deceased, who were mutton dealers had gone to Punjab...

03-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Honeypreet rejects claims of illicit relations with Ram Rahim

Honeypreet Insan, the "adopted daughter" of convicted Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, on Tuesday rejected allegations of physical relations with him and asked people not to believe "false" stories being spread about them.However, her estranged...

03-Oct-2017 Chandigarh

Honeypreet arrested, to be produced in court on Wednesday

Fugitive Honeypreet Insan, a close aide of jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, was arrested on Tuesday and will be produced in a trial court of Haryana's Panchkula on Wednesday, police said.She was detained by the Punjab Police from the...

02-Oct-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Angry parents of Pradhuman question Ryan principal's reinstatement

The suspended principal of a Ryan International School, where a boy was found brutally murdered on September 8, has been reinstated in another of the group's schools, leaving the parents of the seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur fuming.Neerja Batra, the acting...

02-Oct-2017 Noida

Noida gets another taste of Punjab and its varied cuisine

Amidst the glitter of Noida's Mall of India is this upscale eatery that takes you a step closer to Punjab, known as much for its varied cuisines as for its traditions. A meal here is an experience that evokes an unmatched desire to revisit the state.Aptly named...

30-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Three Gurugram factory workers killed while cleaning sewer

Three employees of a Gurugram factory died on Saturday after inhaling poisonous gases in a sewer they entered without proper safety equipment, Fire Department officials said.Rajkumar, 22, Rinku, 32, and Vinesh Kumar, 25, died in the afternoon hours after entering...

29-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Clean water to flow soon in Ghaggar river : Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Friday that clean water would soon flow into the river Ghaggar passing through the state as the Sewerage Treatment Plants (STPs) installed in the major townships along the river are expected to be made fully...

28-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Haryana Police probing threat from Sirsa Dera's 'Qurbani Gang'

The Haryana Police is investigating alleged threat letters issued to some people, including media persons, by the 'Qurbani Gang' of Dera Sacha Sauda, police sources said on Thursday.Vishwas Gupta, ex-husband of Honeypreet Insan, some former Dera followers...

27-Sep-2017 Shimla

100 Election Awareness Vehicles for all Constituencies in Himachal

A Spokesperson of Election Department said that the department has set the goal to substantially increase the percentage of voting in Himachal Pradesh through sustained awareness campaign to draw more and more voters to the election booth. He said that...

25-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Dera chief moves HC against rape conviction, imprisonment

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh on Monday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging his rape conviction by the CBI special court and also sought stay against his imprisonment.The petition was filed by counsels of the disgraced...

22-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Why is the government so silent, asks Pradhuman's father

The father of murdered class 2 student Pardhuman on Friday asked why the government is silent on his son's death and did it mean that they are providing safe passage to the accused.Barun Chandra Thakur, in a statement here, said that he had reached out to...

19-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Gurmeet Singh a common prisoner; will do farming : K.P. Singh

Used to a life of ultra luxury, disgraced Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will now earn a daily wage of Rs 20 for cultivating a small farmholding near his prison barrack and growing vegetables.The rapist sect chief, who used to spend millions...

15-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

School, police tried to hush up case, says Pradyuman's father

The grief-stricken father of seven-year-old Pradyuman, who was done to death on September 8 inside Ryan International School near here, says prime suspect bus conductor Ashok Kumar could not have executed the crime alone and that some others were involved...

15-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Driving licences to be linked with Aadhaar : Ravi Shankar Prasad

In a bid to check the menace of multiple driving licences being issued to individuals, the central government will soon introduce linking of Aadhaar with driving licences, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.The Minister for Electronics and...

15-Sep-2017 Chandigarh

Haryana minister withdraws Rs 51 lakh grant to Dera Sacha Sauda

In wake of recent events embroiling the Dera Sacha Sauda whose head has been convicted for rape, Haryana Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma on Friday said that the Rs 51 lakh grant announced by him for the sect has been withdrawn."The grant of Rs 51 lakh,...

15-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Manohar Lal Khattar announces CBI probe into Pradhuman's murde

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday said the CBI will probe the brutal murder of seven-year-old student Pradhuman Thakur.Khattar also announced the government was taking over the administration of Ryan International School in Gurugram where...

15-Sep-2017 Panchkula

Dera chief's hearing in murder cases: Security tightened in Panchkula

Security has been tightened in Panchkula town in Haryana ahead of a crucial hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others here on Saturday.The cases, related to the murder of Sirsa-based journalist...

11-Sep-2017 Gurugram (Haryana)

Two Ryan school officials arrested over 7-year-old's murder

Two senior officials of the Ryan International School here have been arrested in connection with the murder of a seven-year-old boy in the school premises last week that sparked massive public outrage.As police constituted at least a dozen teams to probe...

09-Sep-2017 Rohtak

Dera chief reports ill health, doctors sent to prison

A team of doctors was rushed to the District Jail in Sunaria near Rohtak town in Haryana on Saturday after rapist Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the chief of Dera Sacha Sauda sect, complained of ill health.It was not immediately known what health issues the...

09-Sep-2017 Sirsa

Secret tunnels, explosives factory found in Dera Sacha Sauda premises

Two secret tunnels and an illegal explosives factory were found inside the premises of the Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters near Haryana's Sirsa town on Saturday on Day 2 of the search by security forces and authorities.The search operation of the Dera premises...

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