Hisar

  • Kuldeep Bishnoi scores below average on MPs performance card April 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Son of two times Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, Kuldeep Bishnoi scored below average on the MPs performance card. Haryana Janhit Congress MP from Hisar, Kuldeep scored 5.14 for accessibility and 4.3 for trustworthiness on a scale of 10. He has been rated 4.89 on provision of law and order,...
  • Battle of namesakes in Hisar, 8 Kuldeeps in fray March 31, 2014

    Eight Kuldeeps and a battle of two political dynasties have set the stage for an interesting electoral contest in the Hisar parliamentary seat. Stakes are high for sitting MP Kuldeep Bishnoi, projected as the leader of the Haryana Janhit Congress-BJP combine, as a loss in Hisar may have a bearing on...
  • Hisar: Youth slaps Congress MLA at an election meeting March 27, 2014

    Hisar: A youth allegedly slapped Congress MLA from Uklana Naresh Selwal, who was accompanying Sampat Singh, Congress candidate from Hisar Parliamentary seat. The incident occurred on Wednesday when among others the youth, named Kala, son of a sarpanch Shamsher Singh, was garlanding the Legislator during an election meeting, police sources...
  • LS polls: Kuldeep Bishnoi to face seven namesakes in Hisar March 26, 2014

    Haryana Janhit Congress (BL) president Kuldeep Bishnoi will be facing seven other namesakes during the April 10 polling for the Hisar Lok Sabha constituency in Haryana. Besides Kuldeep, who is the sitting MP, there are seven other persons by the name of Kuldeep who were left in the fray at the...
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana January 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Biting cold conditions sweeping Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh for the past several days on Tuesday abated at some places even as foggy conditions prevailed in the region. Chandigarh on Tuesday recorded a minimum of 8.6 degree C as compared to yesterday 6.9 degree C, the MeT said. In Haryana, Ambala registered...
  • Man kills 2 children, commits suicide by jumping before train October 2, 2013

    A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his two children by throwing them before a running train and then committed suicide by jumping on tracks on Hissar-Bhiwani section. The man, Krishan Saini, a truck driver, had a tiff with his wife after she refused to give him money for liqour on Tuesday night,...
  • Luxury buses to hit roads in September: Haryana Govt August 23, 2013

    Haryana government on Friday said it will launch a premium bus service from Chandigarh to Hisar, Rohtak, Rewari and Yamunanagar in September. Giving the details, Haryana, Transport Department Director General, Arun Kumar said the Volvo and Mercedes Benz bus service will start from Chandigarh at about 5 pm for Hisar and...
  • Hisar: Police lathicharge BJP workers protesting against Naveen Jindal June 12, 2013

    Hisar: BJP workers were lathicharged by the police on Wednesday while they were protesting outside Congress MP Naveen Jindal's residence. Jindal is an elected MP from the Kurukshetra constituency in Haryana. The protests come two days the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against the industrialist and...
  • Polling for Haryana civic agencies to be held on Sunday June 2, 2013

    Chandigarh: All necessary arrangements have been made for smooth and peaceful conduct of elections to the seven municipal corporations in Haryana on Sunday. The municipal corporations which will go to the polls are Ambala, Panchkula, Karnal, Panipat, Hisar, Rohtak and Yamunanagar. Besides, polls will also be held in two municipal...
  • Rohtak clashes: Stand-off ends as police evacuate ashram May 15, 2013

    Rohtak: The disputed Satlok Ashram was completely evacuated and the protesters cremated the body of a woman killed in Sunday's clashes in Rohtak as the stand-off between self-styled godman Rampal's followers and Arya Samaj activists ended on Wednesday. The issue was resolved peacefully after holding parleys with both the parties, Rohtak...
  • Haryana: 2 cases of alleged honour killing May 9, 2013

    Hisar: Two cases of alleged honour killings have been reported from Haryana, a state which has gained notoriety for the ghastly crime. In the first case a father allegedly murdered his daughter as he was opposed to her relationship with a boy from the same village while in the other...
  • Khap panchayat lets off man accused of molestation February 10, 2013

    Hisar: A Khap panchayat played court again in Haryana's Hisar district where a trader, accused of molesting a girl, was freed after an apology while the policemen watched. The local trader was 'punished' following allegations of sexual harassment. This after a girl complained to her family about the alleged harassment...
  • Khap panchayat forces couple to live as siblings February 3, 2013

    Hisar: A Khap panchayat in Haryana's Hisar district has reportedly forced a couple to live as siblings. The couple has been married for over a year. Their families alleged harassment and extortion by the village head. The families claimed that the police did not register their complaint despite several visits to...
  • Haryana: 5 arrested for raping girl, making video January 20, 2013

    Hisar (Haryana): Police on January 20 arrested five youths for allegedly raping a teenage girl in the district and preparing her obscene video on a mobile phone. The arrest was made under Sections 376 (rape), 292 (sale etc of obscene video), 506 (criminal intimidation) and some other Sections of the...
  • Cong MLA thrashes family for delay in giving way to his vehicle December 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Yet another instance of misuse of power by politicians was witnessed on the Jind-Hisar road in Haryana on Monday. An angry Congress MLA thrashed a family travelling in a car after they delayed giving way to the MLA's vehicle. MLA Ramniwas Ghorela with his security guards abused the women...
  • Survey: Bizarre small town sex facts you didn't know December 4, 2012

    The INDIA TODAY-Nielsen Sex Survey of four metros (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai) as well as 12 towns (Hisar, Moradabad, Kota, Kolhapur, Jamnagar, Ratlam, Salem, Kottayam, Guntur, Asansol, Baleshwar and Aizawl) throws up some interesting facts about how people from India's small towns behave between the sheets. The 10th annual sex...
  • Haryana: Girl student killed by jilted lover November 27, 2012

    Hisar: The famous Guru Jambheshwar University in Hisar has been rocked by two murders in the last three months. A female student of B. Tech was attacked and killed by a boy, who was infatuated to her, at the university gate. After the murder university students indulged in rioting and blocked...
  • Haryana: 2 more rapes reported ahead of Sonia's visit October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Two more rapes have been reported in Haryana. While a minor was raped in Panipat, in Ambala, a widow was allegedly raped. The police have registered a case, however, no arrests have been made so far. This takes the tally of reported rapes in Haryana over the past...
  • Haryana rapes: Sonia to visit victims, families October 9, 2012

    Hisar: Congress President Sonia Gandhi will on Tuesday visit the rape vicitims and their families in Jind, Haryana. Her visit comes three days after a Dalit teen girl set herself on fire after being gangraped by four men. The Congress government in Haryana had been criticised for doing too little...
  • 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...
  • Hisar gangrape case: Two more accused arrested September 29, 2012

    Hisar: Two more persons were arrested on Saturday in connection with the gangrape of a teenage Dalit girl in Hisar, taking the total number of arrests made in the case so far to 11. Kuldeep alias Moosa of Dabra village and Sunil, a resident of Mangali village, were arrested and produced...
  • Haryana: Class 11 student gangraped by 4 men September 29, 2012

    Sonepat: A class 11 student was gangraped in Gohana near Sonepat in Haryana by four men. Three accused have been arrested and a case has been registered. According to police, the girl was raped in a busy market area on Thursday afternoon but her family filed the complaint only on...
  • Hisar gangrape: Family seeks employment for girl September 28, 2012

    Hisar: The family of the dalit girl, who was allegedly gangraped in Dabra village, on Friday demanded government employment for her and her brother. They made this demand at the condolence meeting of Krishan, the girl's father who committed suicide by consuming poison on September 18 apprehending public humiliation. They also...
  • Gangrape victims in Haryana await justice September 27, 2012

    Chandigarh: The distraught victim of yet another gangrape in Haryana's Jind. Three men barged into her home looking for her husband and when they did not find him, they brutally raped the woman, who is from a backward class, in turn. Even as her daughter stood outside screaming in fright....
  • Hisar gangrape case: Only 2 suspects arrested after 17 days September 26, 2012

    Hisar: Nationwide outrage continues to build over the delay in nabbing the 'upper caste' men who allegedly gangraped a 16-year-old Dalit girl in Hisar, Haryana. Seventeen days on, only two suspects have been arrested and booked. After the National Commission for the Protection of Child Rights, the National Commission for...
  • SC/ST Commission to investigate Hisar gangrape case September 25, 2012

    Hisar: The Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Commission will look into the Hisar gangrape case in which the victim's father had committed suicide. Only two arrests have been made in the case in two weeks. The second arrest in the case of the Dalit family was made on Monday. Even as Hisar has...
  • Hisar gangrape: Another arrested, outrage continues September 25, 2012

    Chandigarh: Tension is palpable in the deserted streets of Dabra village in Hisar. A 16-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by eight 'upper caste' men on September 9. More than two weeks on, only one suspect has been arrested and another was called in for questioning on Monday. The victim's distraught...
  • Hisar gangrape case: Police arrest one more accused September 24, 2012

    Hisar: Based on inputs given by the youth arrested on Saturday, one more person was arrested on Monday in the Dalit gangrape case, police said, adding that hunt is on to nab the other absconding accused. "We have arrested the youth from Dabra village. Earlier, we had nabbed an accused in...
  • Haryana: Father kills himself after daughter gangraped September 23, 2012

    Hisar: Protestors from the Dalit community on Sunday demanded the arrest of seven upper-caste men who allegedly abducted and raped a 16-year old girl and then circulated an MMS clip of it in Haryana's Dabra village near Hisar. The incident had occurred on September 9 but came to light 10 days...
  • NCPCR promises probe into Haryana Dalit girl rape case September 23, 2012

    A 16-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly gangraped by eight "upper caste" men on September 9 in the Dabra area of Hisar. ...