Bhiwani

  • Life in Arvind Kejriwal's ancestral village: a photo essay January 14, 2014

    CNNIBN visited Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's ancestral village in Bhiwani, Haryana, to get a glimpse into the life and times there, especially since his election to the top post after the recentlyconcluded Assembly polls in the national capital. People in the sleepy town of Siwani and Kheda told CNNIBN how...
  • People at Kejriwal's ancestral village and town want to be like him January 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Siwani, a small town on Bhiwani district of Haryana is under pressure to move towards transparency and responsiveness towards the common man. Traders at the grain market say they have decided to carry out all trades honestly and are seeing greater responsiveness from the government officials though it is...
  • Arvind Kejriwal becomes the fourth CM from Bhiwani December 28, 2013

    A dusty village in the Bhiwani region of Haryana that has produced three chief ministers is celebrating the success of its native Arvind Kejriwal, who takes oath as Delhi's Chief Minister on Saturday at Ramlila Maidan. While Kejriwal's close kin in Siwani village of Bhiwani district are enthusiastic about taking part...
  • Haryana: Khap bans villagers from having feasts at marriage parties August 23, 2013

    With an eye on reducing wedding expenses, a 'khap panchayat' of 12 villages in Bhiwani district of Haryana has imposed a ban on its residents from having lunch or dinner at marriage parties. The 'khap panchayat' (caste council) took this decision at its meeting held at Kadma village on the Jhhoju-Dadri...
  • Two airports in Haryana to be completed within three years August 10, 2013

    Two airports at Hisar and Karnal districts would be completed within three years from start of work, Rohtak MP, Deepinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The state government had applied for setting up of five civil airports at Hisar, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Karnal and Pinjore, out of which the Centre has...
  • Four sentenced to death for Haryana triple murder case August 7, 2013

    A court in Haryana's Bhiwani town on Tuesday sentenced four people to death and 10 others to life imprisonment for the murder of a widow and her two teenaged sons two years ago. Additional District and Sessions Judge Sarita Gupta awarded the death sentence to Shamsher Singh, Dalbir Singh, Hari...
  • Drug haul: People in Vijender's hometown say he is innocent March 11, 2013

    Trouble seems to be mounting for the poster boy of Indian boxing Vijender Singh, with Punjab Police questioning the Olympic medal winning boxer. However, people from his hometown, Bhiwani, have refused to believe Vijender was involved in the Rs 130 drug racket. ...
  • News 360: Bizarre dress diktats in UP, Haryana cause outrage December 10, 2012

    In major embarrassment for the Akhilesh Yadav government, a district magistrate banned women from wearing black clothes. While in Haryana, a college banned girls from wearing jeans. ...
  • Dress code diktats: NCW seeks probe, UP Muslims cry attack on faith December 10, 2012

    Bijnor: Two regressive and strange diktats have ruffled feathers in Uttar Pradesh and Haryana. While women students in Bijnor have been barred from wearing black clothing and jeans at a function to be presided by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, a college in Bhiwani has made it mandatory for its women...
  • Clothes don't affect a criminal's mind: Bhiwani student on diktat December 10, 2012

    There has been public outrage after a women's college in the Bhiwani district in Haryana banned girls from turning out in jeans and tops. ...
  • No jeans for girls in Bhiwani college, no black clothes in Bijnor December 10, 2012

    Bhiwani/Bijnor: There has been public outrage after two diktats in Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. While in Haryana, a college has banned girls from wearing jeans, in Uttar Pradesh, the Bijnor District Magistrate has asked girls not to wear black clothes at a Chief Minister event. A women's college in the Bhiwani...
  • Women's college in Bhiwani bans girls from wearing jeans December 10, 2012

    Bhiwani: A women's college in the Bhiwani district in Haryana has banned girls from turning out in jeans and tops. At the Adarsh Women's College, where this diktat has been in place, the principal doesn't see anything wrong with it. Instead, she says that it's a part of respecting Indian...
  • Haryana: Situation still tense in Bhiwani village November 16, 2012

    Bhiwani: The situation in Bond Kalan village of Bhiwani district in Haryana continues to be tense following the killing of two brothers and the resultant violence by the villagers. The two brothers were shot dead by a notorious criminal of the area, Kulbir, following a dispute on irrigating the fields...
  • Haryana: 2 killed in firing, mob sets police station on fire November 15, 2012

    Bhiwani: Two people were killed after a person opened fire in Bhiwani, Haryana on Wednesday. After the firing and the resultant deaths, angry villagers blocked roads and indulged in arson and rioting. The mob even attacked some media persons covering the violence and broke their cameras. The villagers alleged that the...
  • Haryana: Minor raped, fourth rape in four weeks October 1, 2012

    New Delhi: A minor girl was reportedly raped in Bhiwani, Haryana on Monday, the fourth such incident in four weeks. The Director General of Police cancelled the leaves of all police personnel for the month of October after the incident was reported. Sources said that a special drive was also initiated...
  • Haryana: Two trucks collide in Bhiwani, 27 dead July 30, 2012

    Chandigarh: Two trucks collided in the Siwani area of the Bhiwani district of Haryana on Monday, leaving 27 people dead. One of the trucks in the mishap was carrying pilgrims from Ghugha Maari temple in Rajasthan to Kalayat and its surrounding areas of Kaithal district of Haryana. The injured have...
  • 'Bhiwani Junction,' the untold story of boxing July 5, 2012

    Havana, Harlem, Haryana. There is a thread that runs through these centres of excellence in boxing. They are places where young boys can choose a career in crime if they want to, and they often do. Or, turn to boxing. Vijender Singh's one bronze medal in Beijing has changed the fortunes...
  • Brahmins in Haryana demand reservation in govt jobs January 29, 2012

    Bhiwani: Demanding reservation in government jobs, members of Brahmin community in Haryana on Sunday threatened to launch an agitation if their demand was not met. "The Brahmins of the state have been demanding reservation for the past several years but the government has not paid heed to it," the state...
  • 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....
  • People watch as man beats 2 widows to death April 19, 2011

    Bhiwani: Two widows Suman and Shakuntala were beaten to death in the village of Raanila in Bhiwani, Haryana, allegedly by their nephew Naresh. But shockingly, not a single villager came to their rescue. According to reports, Naresh claimed Shakuntala had a bad influence on his aunt Suman, but what...
  • Haryana enraged after cops kill youth by mistake November 3, 2008

    Chandigarh: A late night party ended in tragedy for 22-year-old Kuldip on Sunday night. Kuldip was returning home to Bhiwani in Haryana when a group of policemen shot him in the head thinking he was a criminal. Kuldeep’s brother Vikas, who along with another friend was with the victim when the...
  • Student mistaken for a criminal, shot dead by cops November 3, 2008

    New Delhi: Haryana Police gunned a student in Bhiwani late on Sunday night in a case of mistaken identity. The 20-year-old student, Kuldeep Singh, was shot dead while he was returning back home after a party with his friends. The police were allegedly on the lookout for a criminal, Dara Singh,...
  • Bhiwani has many Vijenders, waiting for a chance August 24, 2008

    Bhiwani, Haryana: The trio of Akhil, Jintender and Vijender from Bhiwani, Haryana have definitely made India proud of them. While Akhil Kumar and Jitender Kumar reached till quarter finals, Vijender Kumar won a bronze for India. Boxing is more than a sport for people in Bhiwani. “People are crazy about boxing...
  • Bhiwani's boxing nursery gives hope to pugilists August 19, 2008

    Bhiwani: Following Mumbai’s footsteps for producing most of India's best cricketers at one time; Bhiwani does the same for boxing now. Akhil Kumar along with Vijender Kumar and Jitender Kumar are all from the same boxing club in the small town of Bhiwani. They have no luxurious life. Their room looks...