HARYANA

  • PM Modi to launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' campaign from Haryana 4 days ago

    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 5 days ago

    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...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B: Delhi settle for three points against Haryana January 8, 2015

    Lahli: Delhi had to settle for three points and a draw against Haryana after not a single ball was bowled on the fourth and final day of the Ranji Trophy Group B match as dense fog engulfed the Bansi Lal Cricket Stadium here on Thursday. Delhi were to begin the day...
  • Delhi: Runway visibility drops to 50 metres, 10 international flights, 41 trains delayed January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Temperatures dipped across north India with several areas blanketed under heavy fog on Thursday morning. With runway visibility dropping to 50 metres at the Delhi airport, 10 international flights have been delayed. 41 trains have also been delayed while one has been rescheduled as heavy fog disrupted transport...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 5, Day 4 January 8, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: Wicketkeeper Naman Ojha and captain Devendra Bundela cracked hundreds each to help Madhya Pradesh take the crucial first innings lead over Mumbai. Punjab were fighting with their back to the wall against a fine bowling by Rajasthan, who...
  • Punjab and Haryana HC allows jail inmates to have sex with their married partners January 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: In a historic judgement, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday allowed jail inmates to have sex with their married partners. The court, in an order, held that the right of convicts and jail inmates to have conjugal visits or artificial insemination for progeny was a fundamental right....
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 5, Day 2 January 6, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Virender Sehwag's second consecutive century (not out 147) lifted Delhi to 278 for seven on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy encounter against Haryana at Lahli, Rohtak, while Jammu and Kashmir, after being dismissed for 160 in their first...
  • Ranji Trophy: Upbeat Delhi take on hosts Haryana January 4, 2015

    Rohtak: Title contenders Delhi will start as firm favourites against an inconsistent Haryana side dogged by injuries in their fourth group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Monday. If one goes by the form, Delhi with three facile victories will have their tail up against Haryana, who...
  • Top Haryana IAS officer blames land mafia for his transfer December 31, 2014

    Gurgaon: Haryana government is in the dock yet after Commissioner of Gurgaon division and senior IAS officer Pradeep Kasni alleged that he has been transferred from the state under pressure from the land mafia. Kasni has claimed that the land mafia operating in Gurgaon and parts of the National Capital...
  • Rave party at farmhouse busted, Gurgaon Police detains 40 December 26, 2014

    Gurgaon: Ahead of New Year, a rave party busted in Gurgaon in which seven people have been arrested and 40 others detained by Haryana police. Haryana police in a joint operation with the Narcotics Control Bureau busted a suspected Christmas-eve rave party being held at a farmhouse in Mewat district on...
  • Congress to go for revamp after disappointing assembly election results December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The assembly election results in Jharkhand on Tuesday came as a blow to the Congress though the tally was not as disappointing in Jammu and Kashmir. Congress leaders said they will go for organisational revamp in the coming weeks to resurrect the party's electoral fortunes. In Jharkhand, the Congress...
  • Haryana: Six security personnel arrested during raid on Rampal's ashram December 23, 2014

    Chandigarh: An Army man and a head constable were among six security personnel arrested from godman Rampal's ashram at Barwala in Hisar district during the operation to apprehend the controversial preacher, the Haryana government on Tuesday told the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Amid thick security cover, Rampal along with...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy 2014-15, Round 3, Day 2 December 22, 2014

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) All-rounder Parvez Rasool struck an unbeaten half-century as Jammu and Kashmir put up a decent batting performance to reach 266 for six in their first innings of the Ranji Trophy Group A match against Baroda on Sunday. In another match, in...
  • Vital pages of Vadra-DLF land deal not missing but detached, claims Ashok Khemka December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: With two pages of a file pertaining to DLF-Robert Vadra land deal missing, whistleblower IAS officer Ashok Khemka has asked for a criminal investigation into the case. Khemka has also filed a complaint to present Chief Secretary saying that the file went to certain officers who were not...
  • Pages of file pertaining to Robert Vadra-DLF land deal missing from Haryana government records December 19, 2014

    New Delhi: In a new twist to the controversial DLF-Robert Vadra deal, two pages of a file pertaining to the case are missing from government records. The issue of missing pages came to light when former director general (DG) Consolidation and whistle blower IAS officer Ashok Khemka got the copy...
  • As it happened: Ranji Trophy, Round 2, Day 4 December 17, 2014

    (For updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 Round-up: After humbling big boys Mumbai in their opening encounter, Jammu and Kashmir failed to weave their magic once again as they lost to Tamil Nadu by 277 runs on the third day. Paceman Sandeep Sharma claimed three wickets in...
  • Haryana: One more arrested in gangrape of woman, murder of child December 14, 2014

    Rewari (Haryana): One more person was arrested on Sunday in connection with the case wherein a 25-year-old migrant woman was allegedly gangraped and sold to a man while her three-year-old child was strangulated to death here, police said. The accused has been identified as Dayachand, a resident of Bhagana village of...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Yuvraj helps Punjab thrash Haryana by 120 runs December 10, 2014

    Patiala: Riding on a brilliant batting show by Indian discard Yuvraj Singh, Punjab thrashed Haryana by 120 runs in the Group B Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Wednesday. Man-of-the-match Yuvraj made it count for the Mandeep Singh-led Punjab by scoring 59 and a brilliant 130 in the first and second...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Awana puts Delhi on driver's seat, Haryana ahead of Punjab on Day 2 December 8, 2014

    Delhi's new ball bowlers Parvinder Awana and Sumit Narwal wielded their willows to great effect as the hosts got themselves to an advantageous position against Saurashtra on the second day of their group B Ranji Trophy cricket match on Monday. Courtesy entertaining half-centuries from Awana (61) and Narwal (65), Delhi reached...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 1: Gambhir stands tall in Delhi's slump, Yuvraj shines for Punjab on Day 1 December 7, 2014

    Skipper Gautam Gambhir led from the front with a gutsy unbeaten century while the others floundered as Delhi struggled to 260 for six at stumps on the first day of their opening Ranji Trophy fixture against Saurashtra on Sunday. When the stumps were drawn, Gambhir was undefeated on 123 off 270...
  • Haryana CM Khattar defends khap panchayats, calls its decisions "sensible" December 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has come out in defence of khap panchayats, saying they keep a check on social evils and there was nothing wrong with their orders. Defending the caste panchayats, which have been known for being against marriages in the same 'gotra' or clan, the...
  • HC orders to cremate the self-styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj December 5, 2014

    The body of self styled godman Ashutosh Maharaj has been frozen for the last 11 months. But he will now be cremated following the court orders. The Punjab and Haryana High Court ordered Ashutosh Maharaj's cremation on December 1. ...
  • Haryana government puts bravery award for Rohtak sisters on hold December 4, 2014

    Rohtak: The Haryana government has decided to put a hold on its recommendation of bravery awards to the two Rohtak sisters for fighting against alleged ever-teasers. The decision comes after doubts were raised over the version of events that were narrated by the girls. Meanwhile, the government has also reinstated the...
  • Haryana: New video of the Rohtak sisters shows them beating up a boy in a park December 2, 2014

    Rohtak: Bringing a mysterious twist to the case, the two sisters in Rohtak who were caught on camera beating three alleged eve teasers in a bus, are now being seen in a new video beating up a boy in a park. The new video allegedly dates back to October 2014. The...
  • Rohtak: Three accused sent in judicial custody for molesting girls in moving bus December 1, 2014

    Rohtak: Three men, who allegedly molested two girls on a moving bus, have been remanded in judicial custody by a local court. The three accused, Kuldeep, Mohit and Deepak, were arrested on Sunday night and remanded in judicial custody till December 6. Meanwhile residents of Kansla village from where the three accused...
  • Watch: In conversation with the Rohtak girls who fought back eve-teasers December 1, 2014

    CNN-IBN speaks to the two siblings from Haryana's Rohtak who belted three men for harassing them on a moving bus. ...