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  • Largest Indian flag weighing 48 kgs to be hoisted in Faridabad Yesterday

    The largest Indian flag weighing 48 kgs will be hoisted at a height of 250 feet in Faridabad. ...
  • Pedestrian succumbs to injuries after being hit by Haryana CM's convoy Yesterday

    Karnal: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's convoy hit a pedestrian in Karnal on Monday night, who later succumbed to his injuries. The incident occurred when the Chief Minister's convoy was travelling from Chandigarh to Delhi. The PCR car escorting Khattar reportedly lost control at a turn and hit a...
  • Gurgaon: Foetus of baby girl found dumped in garbage yard Yesterday

    Gurgaon: The foetus of a baby girl was found in an open dump yard in Gurgaon on February 25. A boy playing nearby saw pigs carrying the foetus in their mouth and made a video. In the video, the pigs roaming around the dump yard can be seen holding the foetus...
  • Ghar vapasi to continue till conversions are banned:Adityanath 1 week ago

    Rohtak: Firebrand BJP MP Yogi Adityanath has stoked a fresh controversy saying VHP's 'Ghar Vapasi' programme will continue unless conversions are banned and claimed India's problem was "vote bank politics fuelled by jehadi fervour". "Conversions spoil communal amity in the country. It should be banned. If conversions continue, I feel...
  • Haryana: 'Pension to be credited to bank accounts of beneficiaries' February 24, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana government on Tuesday said that pension will be credited directly to the bank accounts of the beneficiaries. Haryana Justice and Empowerment Minister Kavita Jain said a pensioner will not be required to open a new bank account if he already has one under the 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan...
  • Teenage girl raped in Haryana February 23, 2015

    Faridabad: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly repeatedly raped by a youth who also filmed the act, police said on Monday. The incident occurred a more than a week back when the girl, whose parents sell milk, had gone to the house of the accused, Virendra, to deliver the milk, a...
  • AAP launches 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' in Gurgaon February 21, 2015

    Gurgaon: The Haryana unit of Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday started its 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' from Gurgaon in protest against the recently-introduced "anti-farmer" land ordinance, and shortage of power and urea in the state. Scores of AAP activists, led by state in-charge Yogendra Yadav, gathered at Kamla Nehru Park in Gurgaon...
  • AAP slams Haryana government over land compensation rates February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday slammed the Haryana government over slashing the compensation rate under the new land acquisition policy by half. In a letter to Haryana CM ML Khattar, AAP leader and party's state in-charge Yogendra Yadav has said the party will oppose the new land...
  • Haryana government transfers 18 IAS officers February 19, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a major reshuffle, Haryana government on Thursday transferred 18 IAS officers of various departments, including Excise and Taxation, Education, Industries and Home. An official spokesman said in Chandigarh Sudhir Rajpal, Excise and Taxation Commissioner has been posted as Principal Secretary, Cooperation relieving Alok Nigam of the said charge. In...
  • AAP to launch 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' in Haryana February 17, 2015

    Chandigarh: With the aim of strengthening itself in Haryana, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday said it would launch 'Jai Kisan Abhiyan' across the state from February 21 over alleged "anti-farmer" approach by the BJP governments in the state and at the Centre. As part of the campaign, AAP workers...
  • Teenage girl raped in Haryana February 16, 2015

    Faridabad: An 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a youth on the pretext of getting her a job in Ballabhgarh area in the district, police said on Monday. The victim, a resident of Noida, in her complaint said that she knew the accused, identified as Gopal, who had called her Sunday...
  • Faridabad autos give free rides as Arvind Kejriwal takes charge as Delhi CM February 14, 2015

    Faridabad: Auto-rickshaw drivers in Faridabad in the National Capital Region (NCR) on Saturday gave free rides to commuters to mark the swearing-in ceremony of Arvind Kejriwal as the Delhi Chief Minister. Auto-rickshaw union leader Sitaram said they were very happy with the Aam Aadmi Party's victory in the Delhi assembly...
  • Rohtak rape-cum-murder most brutal case in my career, says doctor who conducted victim's post mortem February 11, 2015

    Rohtak: Five days after the brutal rape and murder of a 28-year-old mentally challeneged Nepalese women in Rohtak, Harayana have cracked the case as eight youths were on Tuesday arrested while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide. The doctor...
  • Rohtak murder-cum-rape case: Eight people arrested, one commits suicide February 9, 2015

    Rohtak: Eight people were on Monday arrested in the brutal rape and murder of a mentally challenged Nepalese woman while one more accused in the case that has caused outrage and revulsion across the country allegedly committed suicide. Haryana police, which was under attack over...
  • Rohtak rape-cum-murder case: Eight people arrested, including one of Nepali origin February 9, 2015

    Rohtak: Eight people have been arrested in the rape and murder of a mentally-challenged woman in Rohtak. Speaking to mediapersons on Monday, Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal SInghal said, "We have solved the Rohtak rape case. We have arrested eight of the nine accused persons," and added that the police...
  • A week on, no arrests in rape case of mentally challenged woman in Rohtak February 9, 2015

    Rohtak: A week after brutal rape of a mentally challenged woman in Rohtak district of Haryana, no headway has been made in the case. With no arrests yet, the pressure is only mounting following the constant monitoring by the State Women Commission and other top officials. On February 1, a...
  • Haryana: SIT to probe rape, murder of a 28-year-old woman February 8, 2015

    Rohtak: A Special Investigative Team (SIT) has been constitued to probe the rape and murder of the 28-year-old mentally challenged woman from Nepal in Rohtak, Haryana. The post-mortem report of the woman mentioned several injuries on her private parts. According to reports, stones and blades were also found in...
  • Haryana BJP government failed on all fronts in 100 days in office, says Bhupinder Hooda February 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: Attacking the 100-day-old BJP government in Haryana, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday claimed it was "directionless" and has failed on all fronts after coming to power "accidentally". "The BJP formed government in Haryana by a political accident and by chance... they (BJP activists) were unwilling and...
  • Rohtak: Woman kills new born girl in jail, already serving prison for killing first daughter February 3, 2015

    Rohtak: A woman from Rohtak district in Haryana who is in jail for killing her one-year-old daughter has killed her new born girl in jail. Jail authorities say that the baby who was born was murdered just 3 days back. The woman had been arrested on January 9 after the...
  • Surajkund International Crafts Mela begins on Sunday January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Chhattisgarh is the theme state of the 29th Surajkund International Crafts Mela which begins on Sunday and will see participation of 18 countries. The event will be inaugurated on Sunday by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in the presence of Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Ministers Mahesh...
  • PM Modi launches 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' campaign, calls for safe environment for girls January 22, 2015

    Panipat: Asking people to shun the 18th century mindset of killing daughters and to stay away from "double standards" of differentiating between boys and girls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday warned that if the mindset about girls was not changed it could lead to dangerous times for future generations. Launching the...
  • Light intensity earthquake hits Sonepat January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: An earthquake of low magnitude was felt on Wednesday in part of Sonepat district of Haryana. The earthquake measuring 3.3 on Richter Scale occurred today at 9.20 PM at Sonepat, according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). No damage to property or injury to anyone has been reported so...
  • Top Haryana IAS officer blames land mafia for his transfer December 31, 2014

    Gurgaon: Haryana government is in the dock yet after Commissioner of Gurgaon division and senior IAS officer Pradeep Kasni alleged that he has been transferred from the state under pressure from the land mafia. Kasni has claimed that the land mafia operating in Gurgaon and parts of the National Capital...
  • Rave party at farmhouse busted, Gurgaon Police detains 40 December 26, 2014

    Gurgaon: Ahead of New Year, a rave party busted in Gurgaon in which seven people have been arrested and 40 others detained by Haryana police. Haryana police in a joint operation with the Narcotics Control Bureau busted a suspected Christmas-eve rave party being held at a farmhouse in Mewat district on...
  • Haryana: Six security personnel arrested during raid on Rampal's ashram December 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: An Army man and a head constable were among six security personnel arrested from godman Rampal's ashram at Barwala in Hisar district during the operation to apprehend the controversial preacher, the Haryana government on Tuesday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Amid thick security cover, Rampal along with...
  • Faridabad: Student succumbs to burns December 22, 2014

    Faridabad: The Class VIII student who immolated himself in a Faridabad school succumbed to injuries on Monday. The student, who told the police about a teacher who scolded and punished him unnecessarily, had taken the extreme step in November. Based on the statements given by the boy and his...
  • Gurgaon: Man behind hoax bomb threats arrested, says wanted to have fun December 18, 2014

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old man was arrested Thursday for making bomb threat calls for two consecutive days to police control rooms in Gurgaon and Delhi, police said. The man told police he wanted to have some fun. Sunny Sharma, who hails from Shiv Vihar area near Karala in northwest Delhi, worked as...
  • Gurgaon: Bomb threat at Huda city metro station turns out to be a hoax December 17, 2014

    Gurgaon: Delhi Metro services on the Yellow Line on Wednesday were disrupted for more than an hour following a bomb threat. Police stopped metro services after a threat call about a bomb at Gurgaon's Huda City Metro Station. The services were shut for a brief around 04:00 PM after the...
  • Haryana: One more arrested in gangrape of woman, murder of child December 14, 2014

    Rewari (Haryana): One more person was arrested on Sunday in connection with the case wherein a 25-year-old migrant woman was allegedly gangraped and sold to a man while her three-year-old child was strangulated to death here, police said. The accused has been identified as Dayachand, a resident of Bhagana village of...
  • Delhi government bans, blacklists Uber cab services whose driver allegedly raped a passenger December 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi government has banned all operations by private cab service Uber in the city following the alleged rape incident with immediate effect. The Transport Department has also blacklisted the company from providing any transport service in the NCT of Delhi in future. Meanwhile, the Uber cab driver...