HARYANA GOVERNMENT

  • Will act as bridge between party and government: Haryana BJP chief 17 hours 51 minutes ago

    Chandigarh: Newly-appointed Haryana BJP chief Subhash Barala on Thursday said that he would act as a bridge between the party and the government and ensure that benefits of all the government schemes reaches the grassroots level. The Toahana MLA, who was appointed as the Haryana BJP new chief on Wednesday,...
  • Rampal ashram showdown: No breakdown of law and order in Haryana, says Kiren Rijiju November 19, 2014

    Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju said that there is no breakdown of law and order in Haryana. "The...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal worked in Haryana government: More facts about him November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal Dass was born in a family of farmers in Sonepat district's Thanana village on September 8, 1951. He has a diploma in engineering and has worked in Haryana government's irrigation and public health department as a junior engineer. In May 2000, he was dismissed from the...
  • More trouble for Robert Vadra, Haryana government decides to probe land deals November 3, 2014

    New Delhi: The Haryana government has indicated that it is ready to probe Robert Vadra's land deal. This comes at a time when questions are being raised over Vadra's conduct after he got into a spat with a reporter. The government has said that the final call will be taken by...
  • Some clarifications to allegations against Robert Vadra October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: For the past few days, the front pages of leading newspapers have dedicated their space to stories on Robert Vadra. Now let us for a moment ignore the previous bit of hit & run journalism done by some of them, conveniently timed during the Haryana elections, which Mr...
  • Haryana government did not present full facts on Vadra deal: BJP October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: After Election Commission rejected its complaint against Haryana government on Robert Vadra's land deal, BJP on Thursday charged the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government with not presenting full facts of the case before the poll panel. The party also charged the Haryana government with "speaking in two voices" in...
  • Haryana polls: No breach of model code in state government nod to Vadra-DLF land deal, says EC October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The Election Commission on Wednesday ruled that there appears to be no violation of the model code of conduct by Haryana government in clearing the land deal between Robert Vadra and real estate major DLF. Responding to the allegation levelled by BJP's Election Cell, the EC said in...
  • NHRC directs Haryana government to pay Rs 3 lakh to family of two youngsters September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission on Thursday asked Haryana Government to pay Rs three lakh as monetary relief to the next of family of two youngsters who were killed in a road accident last year. "The commission has recommended to the government of Haryana, through its Chief Secretary...
  • Haryana government to send pumps to J&K for draining out water September 21, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • Haryana: Rs 52.11 crore approved under food security mission May 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana government has approved Rs 52.11 crore for state food security mission for 201415 to encourage cultivation of food grains and cereals in the state. This initiative would help encourage production and subsidisation of wheat, pulses, coarse cereals and commercial crops like sugarcane and cotton, an official spokesman said. Training...
  • HC restrains Haryana from prosecuting Maruti for no prior environment clearance May 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday restrained Harayana government from "prosecuting" car maker Maruti Suzuki for not having prior environment clearance (EC) for its unit in Rohtak after the company gave an undertaking that it will apply for the green nod. The court held that the company...
  • Kanda pulls out from Hooda government, to float his party today May 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former Haryana minister and Independent MLA from Sirsa City, Gopal Kanda, withdrew his support to the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government in Haryana and would be forming his own party on Friday. Kanda, who is facing trial in the airhostess Geetika Sharma suicide case, said that he would be floating his...
  • Punjab, Haryana restrict use of red beacons atop vehicles March 3, 2014

    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 January 18, 2014

    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 December 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Thursday served chargesheet to IAS officer Ashok Khemka over VadraDLF 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 VadraDLF land deal. He has...
  • Khemka says he has been charged as he cancelled Vadra's land deals October 20, 2013

    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 soninlaw Robert Vadra's land deal. Speaking to CNNIBN's Jyoti Kamal, Khemka has vowed to keep on fighting. Khemka clarified that he has not been served...
  • MPs seek Manmohan Singh's intervention to end harassment of IFS officer September 29, 2013

    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), have...
  • Haryana CM to reward village boy selected for NASA astronaut programme September 14, 2013

    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 get...
  • 7 Haryana IAS officers stonewalled Khemka's probe into Vadra land deal August 13, 2013

    Chandigarh: Senior Haryana IAS officer Ashok Khemka in his report had accused Congress President Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's of being benefitted by falsifying land documents. CNNIBN 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 July 14, 2013

    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 November 10, 2012

    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 SCappointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC)...
  • Haryana govt's masterplans threaten Aravalli forest November 5, 2012

    Mangar: A 500acre 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 Pradip...
  • Haryana IAS officer Khemka gets 2 threat calls in 15 days November 2, 2012

    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 October 21, 2012

    The Congress, after being cornered over party president Sonia Gandhi's sonin 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 October 21, 2012

    New Delhi: There was high drama at the press conference held by anticorruption crusaderturnedpolitician 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 TV...
  • Go to court if my order is unfounded: IAS officer Khemka October 18, 2012

    Chandigarh: Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka, who was transferred by the Haryana government after he cancelled the mutation of the sale deed between UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra's company Sky Light Hospitality and realty major DLF, has said that anyone who feels his order is "unfounded" is...
  • Happy that Khemka raised his voice: Kiran Bedi October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Team Anna member Kiran Bedi has slammed the Haryana government over the transfer of senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka as the DG Haryana Seed Development Corporation three days after he ordered an investigation into the land deals between Congress president Sonia Gandhi's soninlaw Robert Vadra and construction...
  • Haryana: 19 rapes in one month, government under fire October 12, 2012

    Protests, statements and counter statements have begun to take on political colors even as the ground reality continues to remain grim. ...
  • Robert Vadra: SC had stayed HC order quoted by Kejriwal October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court had stayed the land acquisition quoted by India Against Corruption member Arvind Kejriwal to attack Robert Vadra. The question is if this makes Kejriwal's accusations less factual. "It is not about what is applicable. The fact is that the High Court judges thought that the...