Hisar

  • Kuldeep Bishnoi scores below average on MPs performance card 02-04-2014 09:42 AM

    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...
  • Battle of namesakes in Hisar, 8 Kuldeeps in fray 31-03-2014 01:21 PM

    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...
  • Hisar: Youth slaps Congress MLA at an election meeting 27-03-2014 01:08 PM

    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 26-03-2014 05:48 PM

    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...
  • Cold conditions abate at some places in Punjab and Haryana 14-01-2014 12:45 PM

    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,...
  • Man kills 2 children, commits suicide by jumping before train 02-10-2013 07:28 PM

    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...
  • Luxury buses to hit roads in September: Haryana Govt 23-08-2013 03:11 PM

    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...
  • Hisar: Police lathicharge BJP workers protesting against Naveen Jindal 12-06-2013 03:32 PM

    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 02-06-2013 01:07 AM

    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 15-05-2013 10:30 PM

    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,...
  • Haryana: 2 cases of alleged honour killing 09-05-2013 02:59 PM

    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...
  • No rejig in core committee now: Team Anna 30-10-2011 08:59 PM

    New Delhi: The three key Team Anna members - Kiran Bedi, Arvind Kejriwal and Prashant Bhushan - were in Ralegaon Siddhi on Sunday to apprise their leader of the deliberations of the group's core committee meet on Saturday. After discussions spanning more than two hours, a draft statement by anti-corruption...
  • Anna to pick new members, says core committee 29-10-2011 08:14 PM

    New Delhi: The mood within the core committee of Team Anna was grim on Saturday, even as it met to decide on its own dissolution. There were questions on how the core committee conducted itself. Justice Santosh Hegde and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan skipped the crucial meeting and anti-corruption...
  • We are united; not anti-Congress: Team Anna 29-10-2011 04:48 PM

    Ghaziabad: Team Anna, in its core committee meeting on Saturday, decided not to dissolve the core committee. Members of Anna Hazare's team had met to discuss the ongoing controversies surrounding them, but without the social activist Anna Hazare himself. "This movement is to remove corruption, so there is no question...
  • Anna has deviated from his objective: ex-aide 28-10-2011 05:37 AM

    Jaipur: Anna Hazare has deviated from his objective and his team is full of arrogant people in which there is no room for good human beings, a former member of the Core Committee of the Gandhian's team on Thursday alleged. Before launching his campaign against corruption, Anna Hazare had decided...
  • Unfazed Team Anna seeks to do a Hisar in UP 19-10-2011 08:43 PM

    New Delhi: From claiming to be equidistant from all political parties to being openly anti-Congress, Team Anna has come a long way in its anti-graft campaign. Unfazed by attacks, Arvind Kejriwal seeks to do a Hisar in Uttar Pradesh. Meanwhile, in Uttar Pradesh, the campaign continues with Team Anna deciding...
  • PM disconnected from reality: BJP on by-polls 19-10-2011 07:43 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday took digs at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his dismissive comments on congress' bypoll defeat, saying he was disconnected from the ground reality and even described him as part of the problems facing the country. Singh, who is in South Africa to attend the IBSA...
  • Kejriwal wants police to release his attacker 19-10-2011 07:02 AM

    New Delhi: Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal was attacked and heckled on Tuesday as he was preparing for a meeting in Lucknow. The attempted attack came a day after the drubbing Congress party got in Hisar by-poll and a few days after the attack on Prashant Bhushan and Anna's supporters....
  • Hisar not a reflection of UPA performance: PM 18-10-2011 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who is presently in South Africa, said on Tuesday that Hisar by-poll result should not be seen as a reflection of government performance. Singh dismissed suggestions that the Congress party's defeat in the Lok Sabha bye election is a referendum or a reflection on...
  • Team Anna split out in the open as accusations fly 18-10-2011 05:53 PM

    New Delhi: The fissures in Team Anna are out in the open even as anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and his associates are involved in an all-out war against the UPA government over the Lokpal Bill. Anna Hazare's fight against corruption started on a non-political platform, but his call to the...
  • Two core members quit a 'political' Team Anna 18-10-2011 03:27 PM

    New Delhi: In fresh turmoil in Team Anna, two prominent activists P V Rajagopal and 'Waterman' Rajinder Singh on Tuesday quit its Core Committee objecting to the movement taking a "political turn" and claimed that it was mired in confusion. The decision to launch anti-Congress campaign in Hisar, which both...
  • Advani says by-poll results a warning for Cong 18-10-2011 10:16 AM

    Nagpur: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani on Tuesday said that the Monday by-elections results were very significant, terming them as a warning to the Central government. Addressing a press conference in Nagpur, he pointed that barring Bihar, all the other three states that witnessed by-elections were ruled...
  • Cong downplays Anna factor in Hisar by-poll 18-10-2011 07:11 AM

    New Delhi: Hisar by-poll have been strike one to Team Anna in its battle against the UPA, at least that's what they would like to believe. With the Congress candidate losing his deposit in the crucial by-poll Anna and company are now turning more aggressive. Observing a 'maun vrat', Anna...
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