HARAYANA

  • Don't be disheartened by the bypoll results, Shah tells BJP workers September 17, 2014

    Boosting the enthusiasm in his partymen, BJP chief Amit Shah said that the recent bypoll results should not be given importance and BJP will sweep the upcoming assembly elections of Maharashtra and Harayana. ...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections on October 15 September 12, 2014

    The crucial Assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana will be held on October 15, announced Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath on Friday. It will be a single phased election in both the states and counting of votes will take place on October 19. ...
  • LS polls: Sonia to visit Rae Bareli, Rahul to camp in Haryana February 24, 2014

    To galvanise the party ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana, Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President will be camping in the two states respectively. Sonia is on a two-day visit to her constituency Rae Bareli from Monday while Rahul is likely to have...
  • 69 per cent voting recorded in Haryana civic polls June 2, 2013

    Chandigarh: Nearly 69 per cent of over 17 lakh voters on Sunday cast their ballots in elections to seven municipal corporations and two municipal committees in Haryana where polling ended peacefully. Polling was peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from the municipal corporations of Ambala, Hisar, Karnal, Panchkula, Panipat,...
  • Don't endorse Harayana leader's comment: Congress October 12, 2012

    Reacting to the party spokesperson Dharambir Goyat's comment in which he blamed the women for rapes, the Congress dismissed it as a personal comment while the Opposition said that Sonia Gandhi's visit was merely a facesaving exercise. Congress leader Jagdambika Pal said, "It is not the statement of Haryana Congress...
  • Maruti incident will not hamper investments: Hooda August 6, 2012

    Kolkata: The violence at Maruti Suzuki's Manesar plant, which left one senior executive dead, will not impact on investments in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Sunday. "One untoward incident cannot have so many implications. The incident won't have any impact on the investment friendly atmosphere and future of...
  • House owner arrested in Mahi death case July 8, 2012

    Gurgaon: Police have arrested the owner of the house in which the parents of fouryearold Mahi, who died after falling into an open borewell last month, were staying as tenants. Rohtash Tayal, nabbed on Saturday by the Gurgaon police, is the third person to be arrested in the case. Police had...
  • 86hour ordeal ends, Mahi lifted out of borewell June 24, 2012

    Gurgaon: The rescue teams were able to put an end to the agonising ordeal and finally lifted out fiveyearold Mahi from the 70feet borewell after 86 hours and rushed to the ESI Hospital in Gurgaon on Sunday afternoon. The fiveyearold fell into the borewell on June 20 in Kho village...
  • Khap opposes IFS officer's intercaste union November 1, 2011

    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 Yadav....
  • 'Lesson welllearnt from Hisar': Anna's blog October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday began his weeklong 'maun vrat' (vow of silence) at his native village for "atma shanti" (peace of soul). The 74yearold Gandhian has lashed out at Congress in his latest blog post. http://annahazaresays.wordpress.com/. Here's the full text of his blog: Ralegan Siddhi 17th October, 2011 My Dear Sisters...
  • Anna tests Congress as Hisar votes today October 13, 2011

    New Delhi: Amid tight security arrangements, polling commenced in Hisar on Thursday morning for the bypolls to the Hisar Lok Sabha seat, which is witnessing a triangular contest. The Anna factor is looming large in the constituency raising the stakes for the ruling Congress. Team Anna had earlier urged the voters...
  • No water, no care for children of Anganwadi May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: With the country reeling under a severe heat wave, it is the children who are bearing the brunt. Worse off are those who are left at Aganwadis without clean drinking water and shade from the sun. No bathrooms, proper rooms or drinking water, that is the state of affairs at...
  • Special: Why cops are turning robbers? March 15, 2010

    Six policemen from Haryana Police's elite Special Task force were caught on camera extorting money the force has been disbanded and even its chief arrested. Panipat police chief says head of STF Aashok Sheoran has been arrested and has conceded his role. ...
  • Fathers and sons: Heir apparents affect poll fortunes October 6, 2009

    New Delhi: With just a week to go for assembly polls to be held in Haryana, a close look shows that the candidates in fray provide a study in contrasts. While there are some crorepati candidates who seek to be elected to office, there are also those who own just a...
  • Haryana cabinet recommends Assembly dissolution August 21, 2009

    Chandigarh: Seeking early polls, the Congress government in Haryana led by Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday recommended the dissolution of the state Assembly nearly six months before the expiry of its term. Government sources said the decision was taken at a cabinet meeting held here under the chairmanship of Chief Minister...