HISAR

  • Haryana Assembly elections: Violence rocks Hisar, Sirsa; 2 injured, several vehicles burnt October 15, 2014

    Hisar: Violence erupted in several parts of Haryana on Wednesday as the state went to polls. Clashes broke out between members of the Jat and Dalit communities in Hisar where several vehicles were burnt during the violence, the police said. The immediate cause for the violence was not known. The state...
  • Haryana elections: Bad roads, drinking water top agenda in Hisar, Sirsa, Adampur October 14, 2014

    Sirsa: Haryana Assembly elections are no different from any other state elections as local issues dominate the agenda of all political parties. Hisar constituency in Haryana is basically a swath of unplanned urban growth. An overpopulated city, congestion in Hisar has increased in the past few years as more people find...
  • Congress's Savitri Jindal leads the race in Hisar, BJP and HJC play catch-up October 14, 2014

    Hisar: Hisar, a traditional stronghold of Congress, is witnessing a three-way contest between Congress's Savitri Jindal, Bharatiya Janata Party's Dr Kamal Gupta and Haryana Janhit Congress candidate Gautam Sardana. Even as voting will take place on October 15, Savitri Jindal seems to be leading the race. Anoop Kumar,...
  • On the last day of campaign, Hisar candidates take out roadshows to connect with voters October 14, 2014

    Hisar: In a last minute effort to garner as many votes on October 15, candidates in Hisar did not leave any stones unturned on Monday. The city of Hisar witnessed grand roadshows by Congress MLA Savitri Jindal and BJP candidate Kamal Gupta while Haryana Janhit Congress candidate Gautam Sardana took...
  • Close fight between Congress and HJC in Hisar; BJP plays Narendra Modi card October 14, 2014

    Hisar: The city of Hisar will witness a multi-cornered battle in the Haryana Assembly elections on October 15 with each party fielding a strong candidate in the Jindal bastion. The Congress, facing anti-incumbency in Haryana after 10 years of rule, has fielded its two-time MLA and wife of late OP...
  • Congress's Savitri Jindal holds roadshow in Hisar, dismisses Modi wave October 14, 2014

    Hisar: On the last day of election campaign for Haryana Assembly elections on Monday, Congress MLA Savitri Jindal held a roadshow in Hisar with over 2,000 people taking part in her campaign. Former Union minister and her son Naveen Jindal was also with her appealing people to vote for the...
  • PM Modi raises poll pitch in Haryana, asks voters to put an end to dynasty politics October 6, 2014

    Hisar: Ahead of Assembly elections in Haryana, Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised the poll pitch on Monday and slammed the parties in the state for rooting for only one family. Addressing a rally in Hisar, Modi took on the Hooda government, the Congress and party President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert...
  • Live: PM Modi addresses rally in Kurukshetra, asks voters to give mandate to BJP October 6, 2014

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will campaign in Haryana today. He will address rallies in Kurukshetra and Hisar. The BJP is contesting all 90 seats in Haryana alone for the first time, after it ended its alliance with the the Haryana Janhit Congress. ...
  • Haryana polls: PM Modi to address rallies in Hisar, Kurukshetra today October 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will take Bharatiya Janata Party's poll campaign for the Assembly polls to Haryana on Monday. Modi will address rallies in Hisar followed by one in Kurukshetra this afternoon. The BJP is contesting all 90 seats in Haryana alone for the first time, after...
  • 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 35yearold man allegedly killed his two children by throwing them before a running train and then committed suicide by jumping on tracks on HissarBhiwani 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: Standoff 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 standoff between selfstyled 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 JindHisar 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 TODAYNielsen 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...