Haryana Government

  • Punjab, Haryana restrict use of red beacons atop vehicles 03-03-2014 07:19 PM

    Chandigarh: The governments of Haryana and Punjab have pruned their respective lists of persons authorised to use red beacons atop their official vehicles, following Supreme Court directions. In Haryana, according to state Transport Commissioner Sumita Misra, the Governor and the Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice are authorised to...
  • Haryana orders CBI probe into Rs 8 cr contract awarded by Khemka 18-01-2014 11:27 AM

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government has ordered a probe by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) into a Rs 8 crore contract awarded by IAS officer Ashok Khemka to a firm in Gujarat when he was the Managing Director of the State Warehouse Corporation in 2009. Ashok Khemka has earlier exposed...
  • Haryana charges IAS officer Khemka with destroying Vadra's reputation 05-12-2013 10:09 AM

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday served chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over Vadra-DLF land deal cancellation issue. He has been given 15 days time to reply to the chargesheet. The state government has chargesheeted Khemka for overstepping his jurisdiction in the cancellation of Vadra-DLF land deal. He has...
  • Khemka says he has been charged as he cancelled Vadra's land deals 20-10-2013 07:58 AM

    New Delhi: Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka has indicated that the Haryana government's chargesheet against him could be a retaliation for cancelling Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's land deal. Speaking to CNN-IBN's Jyoti Kamal, Khemka has vowed to keep on fighting. Khemka clarified that he has not been...
  • MPs seek Manmohan Singh's intervention to end harassment of IFS officer 29-09-2013 10:59 AM

    New Delhi: A group of MPs and an activists' outfit have demanded Prime Minister's intervention into the alleged harassment of an Indian Foreign Service officer, who had unearthed a forestry scam in Haryana involving top politicians. The MPs, Basudev Acharia (CPM), Prabodh Panda (CPI), Kushal Tiwari (BSP), Rama Devi (BJP),...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme 14-09-2013 09:18 AM

    A teenaged village boy, selected by US' National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for its astronaut training programme, will be rewarded by the Haryana government, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The Haryana government will honour Ashish Kumar with its Pratibha Samman, said Hooda, adding he will also...
  • 7 Haryana IAS officers stonewalled Khemka's probe into Vadra land deal 13-08-2013 10:22 PM

    Chandigarh: Senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in his report had accused Congress President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra's of being benefitted by falsifying land documents. CNN-IBN has found that the Haryana government probe appointed to inquire into Khemka's charges has raised more questions than answers as Khemka was stonewalled...
  • Haryana: 2.5 lakh wheat sacks left in the open to rot 14-07-2013 08:20 AM

    Bhagola: One of the biggest open foodgrain storages, Bhagola, in Haryana has put a question mark on the government's claim that wheat can be stored in the open without any damage even during monsoons. The rain easily beats one of the most inefficiently managed open storages for wheat where 2.5...
  • Haryana govt working in favour of DLF, alleges Agnivesh 10-11-2012 03:31 AM

    New Delhi: Activist Swami Agnivesh on Friday alleged that Haryana government was working in favour of real estate major DLF and urged the Supreme Court to intervene in a matter of use of forest land for recreational use. He told a press conference that the SC-appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC)...
  • Haryana govt's masterplans threaten Aravalli forest 05-11-2012 08:03 AM

    Mangar: A 500-acre sacred forest preserved over centuries in the concrete jungle of Faridabad, Haryana - the Mangar Bani in the Aravallis - is home to several native species, including about 30 endangered plants. The Haryana government, however, has marked out the area for development in its draft masterplans. Naturalist...
  • Haryana IAS officer Khemka gets 2 threat calls in 15 days 02-11-2012 11:32 PM

    Chandigarh: Senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who kicked up a political storm when he alleged irregularities in the land dealings of Robert Vadra and DLF in the state, on Friday said that he had got two threat calls within a fortnight and accused the police of not taking any...
  • Can't hang Sonia over charges against Vadra: Digvijaya 21-10-2012 09:20 PM

    The Congress, after being cornered over party president Sonia Gandhi's son-in law Robert Vadra's land deals, has now said that it has enough evidence of corruption against families of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and senior BJP leader LK Advani. However, General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said his party will...
  • Kejriwal questioned by Anna supporters at press meet 21-10-2012 04:31 PM

    New Delhi: There was high drama at the press conference held by anti-corruption crusader-turned-politician Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday as former IAC activists and key supporters of Anna Hazare questioned Kejriwal over his team members and their dealings. Annie Kohli, a supporter of Anna Hazare, confronted Kejriwal in full view of...
  • SC criticises Agnivesh for his Amarnath comments 08-11-2011 01:01 PM

    New Delhi: Showing reluctance to quash criminal proceedings against activist Swami Agnivesh for allegedly making a controversial statement about Amarnath pilgrimage, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said people's sentiments cannot be taken for granted and that he cannot go 'scot free' if he has made the remark. A bench of...
  • Cong downplays Gurgaon land acquisition row 02-08-2011 11:17 PM

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday downplayed the political controversy surrounding the land allotment to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust in Haryana in wake of the Punjab and Haryana High Court court summoning all records related to it. "This matter is between the Haryana government and the High Court. The state...
  • Chargesheet on whistleblower officer revoked 21-01-2011 02:57 PM

    New Delhi: The chargesheet on Forest Officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi has been revoked with immediate effect by the Environment Ministry through a Presidential Order. The Haryana government headed by Bhupinder Singh Hooda will have no choice but to drop the matter now. The revoking of the chargesheet comes after a CNN-IBN...