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  • Haryana objects to assembly of SGPC supporters in state 19 hours 12 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana government on Wednesday objected to the reported convergence of Amritsar-based SGPC supporters in the state gurdwaras alleging that they were planning to forcibly retain possession of the shrines following the row over separate Haryana SGPC. According to Haryana Finance Minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha, Amritsar-based SGPC supporters had converged...
  • Crisis in Congress, Haryana leader demands CM Hooda's ouster 2 days ago

    New Delhi: There has been a crisis in the Congress as the party leaders are rebelling against the leadership. After Assam, Maharashtra, Haryana Congress leader Birendra Singh is rebelling against the state government and even demanded Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's ouster, said sources on Monday. Singh even reached out to...
  • Haryana's gender bias continues - with portable ultrasound machines 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana has heightened the crackdown against illegal sex determination tests to reverse the negative image caused by its skewed gender ratio. This has meant a strict check on ultrasound machines but the authorities are now grappling with the new menace of hand-held ultrasound machines. Health and Food and Drug Administration...
  • Prakash Singh Badal seeks Centre's intervention to stop Haryana 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday accused Congress leadership of hatching a conspiracy to create a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana and sought the Centre's intervention to stop the move "initiated" by Bhupinder Singh Hooda government. Badal alleged Haryana's going ahead with a separate...
  • Haryana: Deficient rainfall causes damage to standing crop, farmers worried July 15, 2014

    Pulwal: Delayed monsoon remains a top concern as it is the peak of the kharif season, but deficient rainfall has caused damage to standing crop in Haryana. Farmers who have taken land on lease for cultivation are now staring at an uncertain future. There's an acre of yellowing paddy in...
  • Congress decides to retain Prithviraj Chavan as Maharashtra CM July 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Ending speculations of a change in leadership in Maharashtra post the deafening defeat of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections, the state party in-charge Mohan Prakash told CNN-IBN on Friday that Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan will continue to hold the top position. Speaking to CNN-IBN Prakash said, "There will be...
  • BJP leader Dhankar promises wives from Bihar for men in Haryana July 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Girls from Bihar will be brought to marry men in Haryana - a bizarre promise from a Haryana BJP Leader OP Dhankar to tackle the dwindling sex ratio in the state. Speaking at the Kisan Mahasammelan at Narwana on Friday, Dhankar gave the suggestion as a solution to solve the...
  • Akali Dal warns Congress over separate Haryana Sikh body June 30, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday warned the Congress against a conspiracy to weaken the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) by trying to create a separate Sikh body to take control of gurudwaras in Haryana. The Akali Dal said the SGPC is an apex body for the management of Sikhs...
  • BJP hails 'honest soul-searching' by Antony on Congress secularism June 29, 2014

    Surajkund: BJP on Sunday welcomed the public admission by senior Congress leader AK Antony that his party's secularism was slanted in favour of minorities and said that it now stands vindicated regarding its position on the issue. Addressing first-time BJP MPs on the concluding day of an orientation workshop, party veteran...
  • Budget Yatra: Watch what farmers want in the new Budget June 25, 2014

    As part of our special series on upcoming annual Budget, CNN-IBN visits the villages in Haryana to know farmers' expectations from the new government. ...
  • After Gogoi, Haryana CM Bhupinder Hooda meets Sonia Gandhi June 21, 2014

    New Delhi: With speculations rife about the change of guard in some states like Haryana, Assam and Maharashtra, chief ministers have come knocking at Congress President Sonia Gandhi's doorsteps. Days after Assam CM Tarun Gogoi met Sonia, it was Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda who met the party chief...
  • Budget Yatra: Haryana farmers urge government to give subsidy for crops June 25, 2014

    With less than a month left for the Modi government to present its maiden Budget, CNN-IBN travels through the countryside to speak to people across different social strata and understand their expectations from this year's Budget. Farmers in Haryana expect the government to give subsidies and fix rates for their...
  • Gurgaon: Woman kills herself after husband's taunt on skin colour June 6, 2014

    Gurgaon: A 29-year-old woman committed suicide on Thursday after her husband taunted her on her skin colour, police said, adding he has been arrested on dowry death charges. Pooja, hailed from Uttarakhand's Nainital, committed suicide early hours on Thursday in her house in Jyoti Park. She lived with her husband Virendra...
  • Faridabad: One bogie of Punjab Mail gets derailed, no injury reported June 3, 2014

    Faridabad: One bogie of the Punjab Mail got derailed near Faridabad on Tuesday morning. No injury was reported in the incident. The train was going from Ferozepur in Punjab to Mumbai in Maharashtra. More details of the incident are awaited. ...
  • Hooda should have resigned following Congress's decimation in Haryana: Kumari Selja June 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Kumari Selja launched a scathing attack on Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda saying he should have owned up to the party's decimation in Lok Sabha elections and offered to resign. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the former Union Minister said Hooda should have himself offered to quit...
  • Haryana: Rs 52.11 crore approved under food security mission May 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana government has approved Rs 52.11 crore for state food security mission for 2014-15 to encourage cultivation of food grains and cereals in the state. This initiative would help encourage production and subsidisation of wheat, pulses, coarse cereals and commercial crops like sugarcane and cotton, an official spokesman said. Training...
  • HC restrains Haryana from prosecuting Maruti for no prior environment clearance May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday restrained Harayana government from "prosecuting" car maker Maruti Suzuki for not having prior environment clearance (EC) for its unit in Rohtak after the company gave an undertaking that it will apply for the green nod. The court held that the company...
  • Not a single woman representative from Haryana in Lok Sabha May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Women candidates from Haryana failed to clinch even a single seat to the Lok Sabha in the recently concluded elections. All the women candidates, including Congress's Shruti Choudhury, Kusum Sherwal of Indian National Lok Dal, Nirmala of Janta Dal (United), could not take a lead and managed to...
  • Kumari Selja may lead Haryana Congress after party's rout in Lok Sabha polls: sources May 18, 2014

    New Delhi: With reports of the Congress undergoing an overhaul in Monday's CWC meet, party sources have told IBNLive that many party leaders will follow suit if Sonia Gandhi or Rahul Gandhi resign from their respective posts. Haryana is amongst the states where the Congress faced rout as the party won...
  • LS polls: BJP makes a comeback in Haryana after 15 years, wins 7 seats May 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana has been engulfed in the Modi wave anointing the Bharatiya Janata Party as a clear winner in the state. Out of the 10 Lok Sabha seats, the BJP has won seven seats, while the ruling Congress has won only one and INLD on two seats. It is after...
  • BJP wins LS polls in Haryana: As the day day progressed May 16, 2014

    Chandigarh: 4:00 pm: In Rohtak, Congress's Deepender Singh Hooda has won against BJP's Om Parkash Dhankar by 170627 votes. 3:30 pm: Results have been declared for the Kurukshetra constituency in Haryana where BJP's Raj Kumar Saini has defeated Balbir Singh Saini of the Indian National Lok Dal by 129736 votes. 11:44 am:...
  • All set for counting of votes in Haryana on Friday May 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: All necessary arrangements are in place for the counting of votes at 90 centres in Haryana on Friday, state Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad said on Thursday. The counting would commence at 8 am and it would be held at the centres set up across 32 locations in the...
  • LS polls: Repolling in 8 Gurgaon polling stations today May 15, 2014

    Gurgaon: Repolling is underway at eight polling stations of the Gurgaon parliamentary constituency. The polling stations include one station each of Sohna and Punhana Assembly segments and three each of Nuh and Ferozpur-Jhirka in Mewat district. The Election Commission announced the decision of repolling after taking cognisance of complaints...
  • MTS to provide free wi-fi services on Rapid Metro Gurgaon May 14, 2014

    Gurgaon: Rapid MetroRail commuters here will have access to free wi-fi services on all trains running on the 5.1-km long six-station corridor starting Wednesday. Sistema Shyam Teleservices, which operates under MTS brand name, has partnered with Rapid MetroRail Gurgaon Ltd for providing this service. Apart from the Rapid Metro trains, MTS...
  • LS polls: EC orders repoll on 8 polling stations in Gurgaon May 13, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Election Commission on Tuesday ordered repoll on eight polling stations falling under four different Assembly segments in the Gurgaon Parliamentary constituency. Haryana Chief Electoral Officer Shrikant Walgad said that polling at these stations would be held on May 15 from 7 am to 6 pm. Walgad said the polling...
  • Police opposes bail to Kanda in Geetika suicide case May 12, 2014

    City police on Monday in Delhi High Court opposed the bail granted to former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda in the air hostess Geetika Sharma suicide case saying it had "seriously" prejudiced the trial. "The trial court glossed over the fact that there was no change in circumstances between the time...
  • Gurgaon: Class 12 student found hanging in school after teacher scolds her for using a mobile phone May 9, 2014

    Gurgaon: In a grim incident, a Class 12 student of a public school in Gurgaon was found dead in the institution's premises. The deceased, a Commerce student, was found hanging from the washroom ceiling of her school in Sector 23, Gurgaon, said police. Investigation has revealed that the student was pulled...
  • Kanda pulls out from Hooda government, to float his party today May 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana minister and Independent MLA from Sirsa City, Gopal Kanda, withdrew his support to the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana and would be forming his own party on Friday. Kanda, who is facing trial in the air-hostess Geetika Sharma suicide case, said that he would be floating his...
  • BJP's video just an attempt to defame Vadra, says Haryana CM April 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party's video on Vadra. Speaking to CNN-IBN, Hooda said, "There is nothing in the film and this is just an attempt to defame a particular person and a particular family. As far as Haryana is concerned, no...
  • Manesar: Doctor raped sister for 11 years, arrested April 27, 2014

    Manesar: A doctor from a private hospital has been arrested on charges of allegedly raping his sister for 11 years. The 27-year-old survivor claimed that she was sexually assaulted by her brother who stays in Manesar, since she was a teenager. His sister alleged that he sexually abused her repeatedly till...