HARYANA

  • New Haryana government will work as a team: Manohar Lal Khattar Yesterday

    Chandigarh: The new State Government would work as a team to ensure people's welfare, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Wednesday. "The new State Government would work as a team," he said adding, people of the state have high hopes from his government and efforts will be made to...
  • Sonipat robbery: PMO sends top officials to visit the crime spot 2 days ago

    Sonipat: A day after a shocking heist in Sonipat, where burglars used a 80 feet tunnel to break into a Punjab National Bank, the the Prime Minister's Office has dispatched one of its top officials to the site. The burglars had stolen crores of rupees and valuables from 90 lockers. The...
  • Haryana CM Khattar allocates portfolios, Captain Abhimanyu gets Finance 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Manohar Lal Khattar late on Tuesday night allocated portfolios retaining charge of Home and some other key departments, making senior cabinet colleagues Captain Abhimanyu the Finance Minister and assigning Ram Bilas Sharma Transport and Education. Khattar will hold most departments including Home, Power, Town and Country Planning,...
  • Sonipat: Burglars dig 80 feet tunnel to break into a bank, steal crores 2 days ago

    Sonipat: A shocking heist in Haryana has left police officers stumped as the burglars dug a 80 feet tunnel to break into a Punjan National Bank in Sonipat. Burglars have stolen crores of rupees and valuables from 90 lockers. The incident came to light on Monday morning when the bank was opened...
  • Dera Sacha Sauda chief to launch cleanliness drive in Mumbai today 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, the spiritual head of Dera Sacha Sauda, will launch a cleanliness drive on Tuesday in which volunteers of the Haryana-based sect from all over the country will participate. The sect launched its own cleanliness initiative "Ho Prithvi Saaf, Mitey Rog Abhishaap" (Cleanse the Planet Earth to...
  • Every illegal land deal will be investigated, says new Haryana state minister Anil Vij 4 days ago

    With a new government now in Haryana, state minister Anil Vij has said that every land deal will be investigated and no one including Robert Vadra and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Hooda will be spared if they are found guilty of corruption. ...
  • PM Modi congratulates new Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar who was sworn in as Haryana chief minister. "Congratulations to Shri Manohar Lal Khattar on taking oath as Haryana CM," Modi said in a tweet. "I wish Shri Manohar Lal Khattar & his team the very best in...
  • Haryana gets first BJP government as Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as CM to lead the state 4 days ago

    Panchkula: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar has become the 10th Chief Minister of Haryana following his swearing-in ceremony in Panchkula at HUDA ground in Sector 5. Khattar took oath with five other BJP MLAs - Om Prakash Dhankar, Anil Viz, Kavita Jain, OP Dhankar, Ram Vilas Sharma as...
  • Live: Manohar Lal Khattar sworn in as new Chief Minister of Haryana 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: 11:40 AM: Anil Viz, Kavita Jain, OP Dhankar and Ram Vilas sharma sworn-in as ministers in Khattar's cabinet 11:30 AM: Om Prakash Dhankar sworn-in as minister in Khattar's cabinet 11:27 AM: Khattar was an RSS worker from 1980 to 1994 and then joined the BJP. Sources say he is a close...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar to take oath as Haryana CM today, Modi likely to attend the ceremony 5 days ago

    Chandigarh: It is a big day for Haryana on Sunday as Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will take oath as the state's Chief Minister. The swearing-in ceremony will take place in Panchkula at HUDA ground in Sector 5. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Ministers of all BJP-ruled...
  • Tension brewing within NDA as SAD supports INLD instead of BJP in Haryana Assembly polls 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: Tension seemed to be brewing within the National Democratic Alliance after Shiromani Akali Dal went all out to support the Indian National Lok Dal instead of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana Assembly elections. SAD led by Parkash Singh Badal and his son Sukhbir Badal is BJP's alliance partner...
  • Haryana paanwala gets Rs 132 crore power bill 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: A paan or betel-leaf seller in Haryana has got a shocker of an electricity bill this Diwali. His bill is a whopping over Rs 132 crore. Rajesh, who runs a shop in Gohana town in Sonipat district, has got the electricity bill of Rs 132.29 crore for the month of...
  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar October 22, 2014

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Centre will work shoulder-to-shoulder with new Haryana government: Naidu October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Centre would work shoulder-to-shoulder with the next government in Haryana to put the state on the path of progress. "I want to thank the people of Haryana for giving full majority to BJP. In Maharashtra and Haryana, people supported us because people...
  • Khattar will take oath as Haryana CM on Sunday: Venkaiah Naidu October 21, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Venkaiah Naidu said that the Governor had invited Manohar Lal Khattar on 26th of October to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. ...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar: From RSS pracharak to Haryana Chief Minister October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, a low profile RSS leader, is known for his quiet work on the field and in the BJP that has earned him the reputation of a tough task master with a no-nonsense approach. 60-year-old Khattar, who once wanted to become a doctor, is a man known for...
  • Khattar promises all-round development, corruption free governance in Haryana October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, who is set to become Chief Minister of Haryana, on Tuesday promised to give good and corruption free governance and all-round development of the state. He also thanked voters for giving mandate to BJP for forming the government in the state. "I want to assure the public that...
  • BJP's win in Haryana, Maharashtra will affect J&K assembly polls: Omar Abdullah October 21, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said BJP's win in Haryana and Maharashtra would have some effect on the assembly elections in the state, but maintained that the influence would not be as much as previously expected. "While obviously, the BJP will have some effect in Jammu...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar set to be Haryana Chief Minister as BJP MLAs elect him as their leader October 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday chose Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. This is after 15 years that the state has a non-Jat Chief Minister after having Jat Chief Ministers for three terms consecutively. Khattar will be sworn in as the CM...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh October 21, 2014

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 20, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • Haryana: BJP prefers non-Jat leader for CM post, say sources October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: As the race for the post of Haryana CM heats up, BJP sources tell CNN-IBN that the state may get a non-Jat CM after a gap of over two decades. This indicates that Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar has an edge over Narnaund MLA Captain Abhimanyu who is a...
  • Kumari Selja blames Bhupinder Singh Hooda for Congress's defeat, says Haryana was a one man show October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A day after the party's massive and humiliating drubbing in Assembly elections 2014, senior Congress leader Kumari Selja blamed former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the defeat. After being reduced to almost a regional party status in the Lok Sabha polls, the Congress was trying to regain...
  • BJP MLAs Captain Abhimanyu Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar in close race to be Haryana CM October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party won a complete majority in Haryana but it is still in dilemma on who to appoint the chief minister. Party sources said that the legislature party will meet on Tuesday in Chandigarh. Sources added that BJP observers Venkaiah Naidu and Dinesh sharma will hold...
  • Assembly elections: Congress faces questions of relevance and survivability October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The day the Congress was swept out of both Maharashtra and Haryana by the Bharatiya Janata Party, its national Vice President Rahul Gandhi was in the Hudhud cyclone hit Visakhapatnam visiting the worst affected areas. In typical Congress style, he and his mother party chief Sonia Gandhi issued...
  • BJP's Captain Abhimanyu Singh frontrunner to be Haryana CM, Devendra Fadnavis for Maharashtra October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After its massive victory in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now in a huddle to choose the chief ministers. The BJP will form the government on its own in Haryana, but in Maharashtra it needs allies as it is short of majority. The BJP...
  • Assembly election results: BJP sweeps Haryana polls October 20, 2014

    The Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana did not have a strong local leadership, but achieved a massive surge in support after Prime Minister Modi campaigned in the state. BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar from Karnal said, "The Indian National Lok Dal is now out of power for a third consecutive...
  • BJP has not decided on Maharashtra, Haryana CMs: Rajnath Singh October 19, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP has not taken any decision yet on chief ministers of Maharashtra and Haryana, senior BJP leader and Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. "So far we have not taken any decision on chief ministers of Maharashtra or Haryana," he said after a meeting of the BJP...