HARYANA

  • Gurgaon: Foetus of baby girl found dumped in garbage yard 8 hours 43 minutes ago

    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...
  • Two camps in AAP leadership: party lokpal; Raises one-man,one post Yesterday

    New Delhi: Serious differences appeared to have cropped up in AAP, including over Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's role in the party, with the internal Lokpal pointing to two camps emerging within top leadership and asking the party to consider 'one-man, one-post' arrangement. Barely weeks after AAP convenor and Chief Minister Arvind...
  • Haryana: 'Pension to be credited to bank accounts of beneficiaries' 6 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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...
  • Swine flu scare: Hospital employee held for selling fake medicines February 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: An employee of a Gurgaon-based private hospital has been arrested by police for selling fake swine flu medicines to patients. The accused, identified as Charan Singh, was administering fake swine flu medicines to the patients infected with H1N1 virus and charging Rs 40 per child and Rs 60 per...
  • Kejriwal to distribute 20,000 litres of free water but Delhi's water woes more complex February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Delhi Jal Board has been asked by Aam Aadmi Party government to work on distributing up to 20,000 litres of free water each month to every home with a meter. CNN-IBN scans AAP's detailed action plan to deal with water problems. Delhi is largely dependent on Haryana for...
  • 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...
  • Buoyed by Delhi results, AAP aims to improve base in Haryana February 15, 2015

    Chandigarh: Buoyed by its stunning victory in Delhi assembly elections, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is now aiming to strengthen its base in neighbouring Haryana, where it plans to take up critical issues confronting the masses. AAP held a meeting on Sunday to chalk out its future "action plan" in Haryana, where...
  • 'MSG' releases in theaters amid tension in Haryana, Chandigarh February 13, 2015

    Chandigarh: Prohibitory orders against assembly of people and carrying weapons were issued across Haryana Thursday to deal with any situation resulting due to the build-up of tension over the release of controversial film "MSG - the Messenger" Friday. Security across Haryana and Chandigarh was tightened Thursday with police and paramilitary forces...
  • SC critical of Centre for appealing against compensating farmers February 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Supreme Court on Wednesday criticised the Government for filing appeals in several matters, particularly on issues relating to compensation to farmers on land acquisition. "You spend Rs 100 crores on Republic Day parade but when it comes to payment of compensation to farmers, you file appeals," a bench...
  • 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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 9, Group B, Day 2: Parthiv powers Gujarat to nine-wicket win over Haryana February 7, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Rush Kalaria and captain Parthiv Patel starred in Gujarat's nine-wicket win over Haryana in an eventful Ranji Trophy Group B match that ended in less than two days on Saturday. Haryana went on to add 39 runs to their overnight 71 for 6, setting a 115-run target for the hosts. Patel...
  • Delhi polls: Haryana declares holiday on February 7 February 5, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana government on Thursday declared February 7, when polling takes place in Delhi, as a paid holiday or special casual leave (paid) in all government offices, educational institutions, boards and corporations. The holiday was declared under section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 and under section 135-B of the...
  • 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...
  • Haryana leads gold rush on opening day of National Games February 1, 2015

    Five meet records were drowned in the swimming pool even as star wrestler Amit Kumar was shockingly upstaged and had to settle for a silver medal on an exciting opening day of competitions in the 35th National Games on Sunday. Haryana dominated the proceedings on the opening day and finished on...
  • 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 to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign from Haryana January 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: Government's ambitious 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign to save and empower girl child will be launched on Thursday by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Panipat in Haryana, the state with the lowest sex ratio. The state government has decided to observe a holiday in all the government and non-government...
  • Punjab & Haryana HC stays transfer of ED official probing Majithia in drug scam January 21, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court has stayed the implementation of transfer orders of Enforcement Directorate (ED) Assistant Director Niranjan Singh who is probing synthetic drug racket case. He had also summoned Punjab Revenue Minister Bikram Singh Majithia on December 26 in the drug racket. The decision was taken on...
  • Ramdev made Haryana's brand ambassador January 15, 2015

    Haridwar: The BJP government in Haryana which has ambitious plans to promote yoga and ayurveda in a big way has appointed yoga guru Ramdev its brand ambassador. Announcing this at a press conference at the Divya Yog Mandir, Haryana's minister of sports and health Anil Vij said a herbal forest would...
  • 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...
  • Modi's BJP, Kejriwal's AAP all set to lock horns in Delhi Assembly elections, Congress marginalised January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Based on their respective strengths, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the two largest parties in the 2013 Delhi Assembly elections, are all set to lock horns in the February 7 elections in the national capital. Riding on the Narendra Modi wave, the...
  • No question of quitting Congress, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that he was about to form a new political outfit, former Haryana chief minister and senior Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said that there was no question of his quitting the party. Trashing the reports in a section of the media about him quitting...