Haryana

  • Haryana elections: BJP gives tickets to turncoats, loyal leaders disappointed 6 hours 14 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The BJP, hoping to come to power on its own in Haryana, is facing a serious discontent among the loyal party leaders over the distribution of Assembly election tickets. The BJP was a fringe force in the state till the Narendra Modi wave hit the state during the...
  • Schedule for Maharashtra, Haryana Assembly elections Yesterday

    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 seats,...
  • Haryana elections: Gurgaon, Faridabad voters seek a separate manifesto Yesterday

    New Delhi: Haryana is one of the most urbanised states in India. The National Nighway Number 1 or the Grand Trunk Road which passes through the northern part of the state is dotted with booming towns and cities. It's proximity to the National Capital New Delhi has resulted in heavy...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda writes to Modi on problems of rice growing farmers Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to "heavy losses" being suffered by farmers in the state due to the "sudden drop" in the purchase price of rice. In the letter, Hooda pointed out that the scanty rainfall...
  • Haryana government to send pumps to J&K for draining out water 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana Government has decided to send 10 pump sets to Srinagar to expedite draining out of water from flooded areas of the Kashmir valley. This is in addition to the earlier financial assistance of Rs 10 crore, medicines worth Rs 50 lakh, 50,000 blankets and food items sent to...
  • Hooda confident of a third term, says Robert Vadra's land deals won't be an issue in elections 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Confident of coming to power for the third time, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has refuted allegations of providing any favours to Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra in his land deals. Hooda said that this "Vadra issue" cannot stop his government from storming to power for...
  • Sushma Swaraj's sister, former Congress men among BJP candidates for Haryana assembly polls 3 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP on Saturday night announced the 47 remaining candidates for Haryana assembly elections who include Union Minister Sushma Swaraj's younger sister Vandana Sharma and two former Congress MPs and a former minister in BS Hooda government in the state. The BJP's Central Election Committee met in the presence of...
  • BJP leadership meets to select candidates for Haryana polls 3 days ago

    New Delhi: BJP's Central Election Committee on Saturday met in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss and decide on its candidates for the remaining 47 seats in Haryana for the October 15 Assembly elections. BJP had declared candidates for 43 of the total 90 seats in the...
  • Haryana: Is Robert Vadra no longer an issue in Assembly elections? 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The soninlaw of Congress President Sonia Gandhi was the 'biggest' political issue in Haryana, just six months ago. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) of Arvind Kejriwal went to town attacking Vadra for his alleged land deals in Haryana. Many AAP leaders repeatedly made it clear that Vadra will...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: It's all in the family 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Election is a big family business in Haryana. It is a fact that politics is controlled by only a handful of families in many other states, not just in Haryana. But the involvement of some political families is much deeper in Haryana. Earlier the famous three 'Lals' ruled Haryana...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Does CM Hooda want Congress or a 'khichdi' government? 4 days ago

    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 4 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    Haryana does not have the best reputation when it comes to gender ratio. A 31yearold 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 September 15, 2014

    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 Hoodaled Congress...
  • Assembly elections: Yuvraj Singh to campaign for BJP in Haryana September 12, 2014

    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 September 15, 2014

    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 September 12, 2014

    While Haryana has 90 Assembly seats, Maharashtra has 288 seats. Maharashtra is ruled by CongressNCP combine....
  • Assembly poll dates for Maharashtra, Haryana likely to be announced today 4 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...
  • SADINLD 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 INLDSAD alliance would form the next government in Haryana. "We (SADINLD) 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 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJCBL) on Thursday "dumped" the BJP ending its 3yearold alliance with the party. HJCBL'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 nonBJP 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 proNarendra 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 muchneeded 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 foundationlaying ceremony. "BJP did wrong by allowing...
  • Anticorruption 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 KaithalRajasthan border section of the National Highway. He shared the stage with Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda whom he lauded for the infrastructural growth...