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Demonetisation: Women dies of suffocation at bank queue in Haryana, death toll stands at 34

November 19, 2016 7:31 pm

The Narendra Modi government’s decision to ban old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes has led to chaos in the country.

Isolux Corsan wins 22 million euro transmission project in Haryana

November 01, 2016 6:49 pm

HVPNL has awarded Isolux Corsan three transmission line projects at several locations in the state

Haryana Health Minister: suspend executive engineer due to power failure at yoga event

June 13, 2016 9:13 am

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij recommended suspension of executive engineer (operations) of the power department due to power failure during Baba Ramdev’s inaugural yoga event.

Haryana Rajya Sabha polls: Hooda ‘rebellion’ ensures defeat for Congress-backed lawyer RK Anand

June 12, 2016 4:08 am

All 17 Congress MLAs were against voting for Anand, who was backed by state rival INLD — but their objections had been overruled by their party high command.

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress smells conspiracy in Haryana setback

June 11, 2016 10:20 pm

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid termed Anand's defeat by BJP-backed media baron and Independent candidate Subhash Chandra as a setback and disappointing.

Birender Singh, Subhas Chandra win Rajya Sabha seats from Haryana

June 11, 2016 8:46 pm

Subhas Chandra, an independent candidate supported by the BJP, scraped through amid political drama during the vote count.

If someone has said it, we take it back: Haryana CM Khattar on 'no jeans' diktat

June 11, 2016 7:47 pm

According to Additional Chief Secretary, Haryana, School Education Dept, the no jeans diktat was issued because teachers are expected to be role models and they should display "discipline and propriety in dressing.”

Voting for Rajya Sabha seats ends from Haryana

June 11, 2016 2:06 pm

Voting for the two seats started at 9 am. The BJP has sufficient votes to ensure victory of Union Minister Birender Singh.

Haryana: Congress slams government for barring teachers from wearing jeans, calls them ‘anti-women’

June 11, 2016 1:22 pm

Congress went on to say that Haryana CM, Manohar Lal Khattar, has made derogatory remarks about women in the past as well.

Haryana Congress to back INLD man, who will back Congress in Rajya Sabha

June 11, 2016 12:35 pm

Stating that abstaining would have resulted in the BJP nominee’s victory, a senior leader said, “In fact, we have gained. He (R K Anand) has become a Congress candidate now.”

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Jat agitation continues in Haryana, water crisis in Delhi

February 21, 2016 6:45 pm

The absence of police and officials of the administration is being widely criticised by the residents of Rohtak who state that the situation could have been better controlled.

HARYANA VIDEOS

Haryana's development incomplete without 'clean water': Birender Singh

March 01, 2016 10:27 am

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister for Sanitation and Drinking Water Birender Singh said on Tuesday that Haryana would be fully developed only when there is enough clean water to drink for everyone. Birender said that under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', the ruling dispensation will not leave any stone unturned to provide clean water facility in the villages. He added that soon the government will form a 'Panchvarshi' yogna, under which every village will get Rs 80 Lakh for the purpose of development.

Woman alleges gang-rape during Jat agitation in Haryana

February 29, 2016 4:51 am

Murthal, Feb 29 (ANI): Amid reports of mass sexual assaults during violent protests by the Jat community demanding reservation, a woman has come forward saying that she was raped by seven men during the violent protests. Haryana’s Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rajshree Singh informed that the police has registered a case and initiated a probe into the matter.Singh added the woman had also identified few perpetrators, one of them being her relative. He said that the woman claimed her 12-year-old daughter, who accompanied her in her car, was not raped but her clothes were torn apart.

Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

February 25, 2016 7:54 am

Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.

Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

February 24, 2016 10:53 am

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.

Jat row: Haryana CM offers compensation for innocents killed

February 23, 2016 12:02 pm

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): Breaking his silence after the seven-day long agitation by the Jat community, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Tuesday offered compensation for the innocents killed in the reservation violence. Khattar added that a committee will also be formed to probe the lapses of police personnel and other district officials regarding the same.

Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

February 23, 2016 6:37 am

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

Jat protestors set bus on fire in Bharatpur

February 22, 2016 4:01 pm

Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Feb 22 (ANI): The Jat agitators demanding reservation blocked roads in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, on Monday. The protestors blocked the roads and took to streets to register their agitation. The protestors also burnt a bus. Sporadic incidents of arson were reported as life in violence-torn Haryana limped back to normal with curfew being lifted gradually.

16 people killed in Jat agitation: Haryana Minister

February 22, 2016 2:53 pm

Chandigarh, Feb 22 (ANI): Addressing a press conference, Haryana Education Minister Rambilas Sharma here on Monday said at least 16 people have lost their lives so far in the ongoing Jat agitation.The minister said the people who suffered economical loss during the protest can reimburse the amounts by filling up a performa.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

February 22, 2016 2:49 pm

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

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