Haryana

  • Haryana Assembly elections: Does CM Hooda want Congress or a 'khichdi' government? Yesterday

    New Delhi: A political analyst who is familiar with the Haryana politics recently said - it is more the merrier for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. If there are more political parties in the fray, it will finally help the Congress by dividing the opposition votes. The same seems to...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: 12 key seats which will see a tough contest Yesterday

    New Delhi: With just 90 Assembly constituencies, Haryana is not a big state but its politics is extremely competitive with a host of regional parties having the power to change the fortunes of their bigger rivals. The state has seen a small group of families - the Chautalas, Lals and...
  • Watch: What is it like to be a woman sarpanch in Haryana? Neelam, the inspirational sarpanch of Chhappar, discusses the progress of her village 2 days ago

    Haryana does not have the best reputation when it comes to gender ratio. A 31-year-old sarpanch is striving to make a difference to the state. Neelam is a woman and a spirited sarpanch of the village Chhappar in Haryana.YouTube channel Sortedd TV spoke to her about her experience as a...
  • Haryana Assembly polls: Shaken Congress, upbeat BJP, weak INLD & joker in the pack HJC 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The Assembly election to 90 members Haryana Assembly is going to be very interesting, this time. The Congress which has been ruling the state for the past ten years is in a very bad shape. According to some party insiders, the Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress...
  • Assembly elections: Yuvraj Singh to campaign for BJP in Haryana 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has roped in cricketer Yuvraj Singh as its star campaigner for the Assembly elections in Haryana. BJP chief Amit Shah met the ace cricketer earlier in the day. Haryana goes to polls on October 15. This election is crucial for BJP as it wants to...
  • Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections on October 15, counting on October 19 3 days ago

    New Delhi: 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. While Haryana has 90 Assembly...
  • Live blog: Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections on October 15, counting on October 19 6 days ago

    While Haryana has 90 Assembly seats, Maharashtra has 288 seats. Maharashtra is ruled by Congress-NCP combine....
  • Assembly poll dates for Maharashtra, Haryana likely to be announced today 6 days ago

    New Delhi: The Election Commission is likely to announce the dates for Assembly polls in Maharashtra, Haryana on Friday. Assembly elections in four states - Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir - are scheduled to be held in 2014. According to EC sources, the elections would be held in two...
  • SAD-INLD will form government in Haryana, says Sukhbir Badal September 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: In what may not go down well with Shiromani Akali Dal's ally BJP, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tueday said that the INLD-SAD alliance would form the next government in Haryana. "We (SAD-INLD) will form the next government in Haryana," Badal, who is also SAD President,...
  • HC cancels allotment of 350 acre land to DLF by Haryana government September 3, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major blow to the Haryana government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court cancelled a land allotment made by it to real estate major DLF. The Bhupinder Singh Hooda government had allotted 350 acres of land to the company. According to sources, DLF was the sole bidder of the...
  • Haryana Governor lauds twins sisters who scaled Mt Everest September 1, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Governor Prof Kaptan Singh Solanki on Monday lauded Nungshi Malik and Tashi Malik, the twin sisters who scaled Mount Everest in 2013. The Governor said the sisters, by becoming the first twins to scale the highest peak in the world on May 19, 2013, had brought laurels to the...
  • Haryana Janhit Congress 'dumps' BJP, says it has a history of betraying allies August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC-BL) on Thursday "dumped" the BJP ending its 3-year-old alliance with the party. HJC-BL's Kuldeep Bishnoi claimed that the party has a history of betraying its allies. Bishnoi claimed that they did all that they...
  • Rohtak: Molested and harassed, 2 girls kill themselves, blame deteriorating law and order in suicide note August 26, 2014

    Rohtak: In an alleged case of harassment, two minor girls on Tuesday committed suicide in Haryana's Rohtak. The girls have left behind a suicide note wherein they have mentioned that they took this extreme step following harassment from some youngsters. The girls, both higher senior secondary students, have also reportedly given...
  • My insult was an insult to Haryana, says Bhupinder Singh Hooda August 24, 2014

    Panipat: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying that an insult to him was an insult to the state. While addressing a rally at Panipat, Hooda said, "Haryana never tolerates an insult. My insult was an insult to Haryana. I went...
  • EC likely to announce Maharashtra, Haryana poll dates next week August 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The election process for states going to polls is expected to be set in motion as the Election Commission is likely to announce dates in this regard in the middle of next week. The terms of legislative assemblies of Haryana and Maharashtra are coming to an end on October...
  • KBC under fire for fudging female foeticide figures in Haryana August 24, 2014

    Madana: The hit quiz show - Kaun Banega Crorepati garnered the attention of viewers with its focus on social messages right from the beginning of their latest season. But questions are now being raised about the show's credibility. Contestant Rishi Raj from from the village of Madana in Haryana walked away...
  • Three days after hooting at PM rally, Modi calls Hooda for tea August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Three days after the hooting incident in a public rally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday appeared to reach out to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda by inviting him over a cup of tea. Hooda met Modi at his residence and discussed development issues relating to the state. "The...
  • Another non-BJP CM booed at PM Modi's event, Jharkhand CM's speech interrupted August 21, 2014

    Ranchi: It happened yet again. At an event in Ranchi, supporters of the Prime Minister raised pro-Narendra Modi slogans forcibly interrupting Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren's speech. PM Modi was sharing the dais with the Jharkhand CM at an inaugural event of a project of Power Grid Corporation of India...
  • Haryana CM shouted down by Modi supporters at public event, vows to never share stage with PM August 19, 2014

    Kaithal: What may have seemed like a much-needed camaraderie between political rivals ended within moments in Kaithal on Tuesday when supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi shouted down Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda with whom the PM was sharing the stage during a foundation-laying ceremony. "BJP did wrong by allowing...
  • Anti-corruption high on Modi's agenda as he kickstarts poll campaign in Haryana August 20, 2014

    Kaithal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kickstarted the BJP's election campaign in Haryana on Tuesday with a visit to Kaithal where he laid the foundation of the Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway. He shared the stage with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda whom he lauded for the infrastructural growth...
  • Rebel Congress leader Birender Singh formally joins BJP August 16, 2014

    Jind: Rebel Congress leader Birender Singh on Saturday formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party at a rally in Jind district of Haryana. Singh was inducted into the BJP in the presence of BJP President Amit Shah. Singh, 67, a Rajya Sabha MP, who had openly revolted against Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh...
  • Differences in AAP come to the fore again as Bhushan questions Kejriwal's skills August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Differences within the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) again came to fore when its patron Shanti Bhushan hit out at Arvind Kejriwal, questioning his organisational skills and internal democracy in the party. "Arvind (Kejriwal) is a great leader and a great campaigner, but in my opinion he lacks organisational...
  • Haryana: Rebel Congress Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh to join BJP August 11, 2014

    Congress Rajya Sabha MP Birender Singh is likely to join the BJP. The formal announcement on his joining is likely to be made on August 16. Earlier in July the rebel Congress Rajya Sabha MP from Haryana held a closed-door meeting with BJP President Amit Shah, amidst speculation that he may...
  • Haryana Congress leader quits, hits out at Hooda, says party can't survive without the Gandhis August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: After quitting the Congress, Haryana leader Chaudhary Birender Singh has hit out at Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda. Speaking to CNN-IBN Singh said that Hooda has become a liability to the party. He also said the Congress can't exist without the Gandhis. Following is the transcript of an excerpt...
  • Maintain status quo on Haryana gurudwaras for now: SC to SGPC and HSGMC August 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has directed the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee and Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee to maintain status quo on the management control of gurudwaras in Haryana prevailing on August 7 at 2:30 pm. The court ruling means that out of the 52 gurudwaras in Haryana, the...
  • Pradeep Kasni, 6 other IAS officers transferred by Haryana government August 6, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana IAS officer Pradeep Kasni was transferred by the state government on Tuesday. Kasni had questioned appointments of commissioners to two commissions by Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. Six other IAS officers were also transferred by the Haryana government. Administrative Reforms Department secretary Kasni has been posted as the Administrator...
  • Kurukshetra: Police lathicharge Haryana SGPC members trying to take control of a gurudwara August 6, 2014

    Kurukshetra: As the row over the Haryana government's creation of a separate Gurudwara administration continues, the police in Kurukshetra on Wednesday resorted to lathicharge to control a group of people who had gathered outside a gurudwara to take control of it from the Amritsar based SGPC. The Haryana Shiromani Gurudwara...
  • SC agrees to hear plea on constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Act August 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act, 2014 under which a separate committee was formed to manage the affairs of the Gurdwaras in the state. The formation of a new committee had sparked a bitter tussle between the...
  • Kurukshetra: HSGPC workers march towards gurudwara, indulge in clashes with police August 2, 2014

    Kurukshetra: The newly formed Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) workers indulged in clashes with police n Kurukshetra on Saturday. The altercation happened when the HSGPC workers were marching towards the gurudwara. There has been a controversy over Haryana's move to create a separate Gurudwara Management Committee in the recent past....
  • Amid reports of hobnobbing to BJP, Birender removed from Congress Working Committee August 1, 2014

    New Delhi: Cracking the whip against its sulking Haryana MP Birender Singh who appears set to join BJP, Congress on Thursday removed him from the party's working committee and sought an explanation from the senior leader asking why he was hobnobbing with the saffron party. Singh, who has raised a...