Bhiwani

  • Life in Arvind Kejriwal's ancestral village: a photo essay 14-01-2014 07:49 PM

    CNN-IBN visited Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's ancestral village in Bhiwani, Haryana, to get a glimpse into the life and times there, especially since his election to the top post after the recently-concluded Assembly polls in the national capital. People in the sleepy town of Siwani and Kheda told CNN-IBN...
  • People at Kejriwal's ancestral village and town want to be like him 13-01-2014 07:45 PM

    Chandigarh: Siwani, a small town on Bhiwani district of Haryana is under pressure to move towards transparency and responsiveness towards the common man. Traders at the grain market say they have decided to carry out all trades honestly and are seeing greater responsiveness from the government officials though it is...
  • Arvind Kejriwal becomes the fourth CM from Bhiwani 27-12-2013 09:28 PM

    A dusty village in the Bhiwani region of Haryana that has produced three chief ministers is celebrating the success of its native Arvind Kejriwal, who takes oath as Delhi's Chief Minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan. While Kejriwal's close kin in Siwani village of Bhiwani district are enthusiastic about taking...
  • Haryana: Khap bans villagers from having feasts at marriage parties 23-08-2013 12:32 PM

    With an eye on reducing wedding expenses, a 'khap panchayat' of 12 villages in Bhiwani district of Haryana has imposed a ban on its residents from having lunch or dinner at marriage parties. The 'khap panchayat' (caste council) took this decision at its meeting held at Kadma village on the...
  • Two airports in Haryana to be completed within three years 10-08-2013 01:27 AM

    Two airports at Hisar and Karnal districts would be completed within three years from start of work, Rohtak MP, Deepinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The state government had applied for setting up of five civil airports at Hisar, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Karnal and Pinjore, out of which the Centre has...
  • Four sentenced to death for Haryana triple murder case 07-08-2013 03:01 AM

    A court in Haryana's Bhiwani town on Tuesday sentenced four people to death and 10 others to life imprisonment for the murder of a widow and her two teenaged sons two years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Sarita Gupta awarded the death sentence to Shamsher Singh, Dalbir Singh, Hari...
  • Drug haul: People in Vijender's hometown say he is innocent 11-03-2013 11:59 PM

    People from the boxer's hometown, Bhiwani, have refused to believe Vijender was involved in the Rs 130 drug racket. ...
  • News 360: Bizarre dress diktats in UP, Haryana cause outrage 10-12-2012 09:55 PM

    In major embarrassment for the Akhilesh Yadav government, a district magistrate banned women from wearing black clothes. While in Haryana, a college banned girls from wearing jeans. ...
  • Clothes don't affect a criminal's mind: Bhiwani student on diktat 10-12-2012 12:46 PM

    There has been public outrage after a women's college in the Bhiwani district in Haryana banned girls from turning out in jeans and tops. ...
  • Haryana: Situation still tense in Bhiwani village 16-11-2012 12:26 PM

    Bhiwani: The situation in Bond Kalan village of Bhiwani district in Haryana continues to be tense following the killing of two brothers and the resultant violence by the villagers. The two brothers were shot dead by a notorious criminal of the area, Kulbir, following a dispute on irrigating the fields...
  • Haryana: 2 killed in firing, mob sets police station on fire 15-11-2012 01:29 PM

    Bhiwani: Two people were killed after a person opened fire in Bhiwani, Haryana on Wednesday. After the firing and the resultant deaths, angry villagers blocked roads and indulged in arson and rioting. The mob even attacked some media persons covering the violence and broke their cameras. The villagers alleged that...
  • Khap opposes IFS officer's inter-caste union 01-11-2011 01:16 PM

    Chandigarh: The Khap Panchayat of Patharwali village in Haryana's Bhiwani district turned its wrath on Indian Foreign Service officer Neelam Sharma for daring to fall in love with a man from a different caste. Sharma, who is posted at the Indian consulate in Moscow, wants to marry Godhra ADM Kuldeep...
  • People watch as man beats 2 widows to death 19-04-2011 07:28 AM

    Bhiwani: Two widows - Suman and Shakuntala - were beaten to death in the village of Raanila in Bhiwani, Haryana, allegedly by their nephew Naresh. But shockingly, not a single villager came to their rescue. According to reports, Naresh claimed Shakuntala had a bad influence on his aunt Suman, but...