Karnal

  • Haryana LS poll nomination to commence from Saturday March 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: The process of filing of nomination papers for the April 10 election to 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will commence from Saturday, the State Chief Electoral Officer said on Friday. The filing of nomination will continue till March 22, scrutiny will take place the next day and withdrawal...
  • Karnal: Allegedly drunk policeman caught on camera shooting doctor August 28, 2013

    Karnal: In a shocker from Haryana, an allegedly drunk policeman was caught on camera shooting an on duty doctor at a trauma centre. The police officer allegedly pulled out his revolver and shot the doctor after the doctor refused to give him a fake medical report. The doctor escaped unhurt...
  • Two airports in Haryana to be completed within three years August 10, 2013

    Two airports at Hisar and Karnal districts would be completed within three years from start of work, Rohtak MP, Deepinder Singh Hooda said on Friday. The state government had applied for setting up of five civil airports at Hisar, Bhiwani, Narnaul, Karnal and Pinjore, out of which the Centre has...
  • 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...
  • Policeman molests woman; sacked from service April 5, 2013

    Chandigarh: An Assistant Sub Inspector, in an inebriated condition, allegedly molested a married woman in Karnal district following which he was suspended and a case registered against him. The 30-year-old married woman, who is a resident of Karnal, had alleged in her complaint that ASI Devender Singh, in an inebriated condition,...
  • Minor girl raped by 13 men in Haryana November 5, 2012

    Chandigarh: In another shocker from Haryana, a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped in Karnal district leading to which 13 persons were arrested by Government Railway Police. On November 3, GRP personnel spotted the girl with a boy in suspicious circumstances between Traveri and Nilokheri railway line of the district. Leading to...
  • Karnal gangrape: Haryana police arrest 6 more November 5, 2012

    New Delhi: The Haryana police on Monday arrested six more people in connection with the Karnal gangrape case, taking the total number of arrests to 13. These include a female relative of the 16-year-old victim. The minor was reportedly lured out of her house by her boyfriend on the pretext of...
  • Haryana: 16-year-old girl gangraped in Karnal November 4, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 16-year-old girl has been gangraped in Haryana’s Karnal district on Sunday. The incident happened at a railway station near Karnal. The railway police has filed a case against 12 people. The minor girl was taken from her house by one of the youth promising marriage...
  • Rape victim breaks her silence after 5 months, files complaint October 11, 2012

    Karnal: Emboldened by the media glare following 15 rapes reported this past month, a 15-year-old Dalit victim has finally come forward to file an FIR against the men who gangraped her five months ago. They had allegedly even threatened her family forcing her father to commit suicide. Gangraped, threatened, and silenced...
  • Goods to get dearer as diesel price goes up September 14, 2012

    New Delhi: There anger is rising among the aam aadmi, political parties and traders over the decision to hike diesel prices by Rs 5 per litre, which came into effect on Friday. Protests are on in Mumbai, Chandigarh, Karnal and Kanpur over the government's decision to not just diesel price...
  • Delayed monsoons wreak havoc in Haryana August 29, 2012

    Chandigarh: It's been a deficient monsoon, but the late rains have wreaked havoc. The roads in Karnal and Panipat are inundated by up to three feet by the incessant rains that have also led to flooding in in low lying houses. Chandigarh resident Harvinder Singh said, "Our children cannot go...
  • French national death case: One arrested August 24, 2012

    New Delhi: A resident of Khanna in Punjab has been arrested in the French national death case. The Government Railway Police claimed to have solved the case following the arrest of the person. The police said the he was carrying documents of the French national who was killed in April. French...
  • Now Karnal shelter home shut after sexual abuse August 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Days after the shocking stories of abuse at the Apna Ghar shelter home in Rohtak, Haryana, another shelter in Karnal has been shut down after allegations of sexual and physical abuse surfaced. A case has been registered against Monica Das, who runs the Apna Ghar shelter in Karnal. All...
  • Karnal: Fire at gas plant during alleged pilferage June 1, 2012

    Karnal: A gas tanker in Karnal exploded on Friday morning causing a huge fire at a gas bottling plant. The police suspect the incident took place while illegal pilferage of LPG was on. A probe has begun, while 15 fire tenders are trying to douse the flames. No casualty or...
  • Haryana: French national assaulted in train, dies May 3, 2012

    Karnal: In a shocking incident in Karnal in Haryana, a French national, who was allegedly beaten up by fellow passengers on board the Amritsar-bound Sachkhand Express, succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday night. The incident had occurred on board the train on Sunday. French national Frank Wilfred, 23, was found lying...
  • Family blames school for 6-year-old boy's death February 21, 2012

    Karnal: The death of 6-year-old Pankaj in Karnal has pitted the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR), yet no answers are forthcoming. Pankaj's family alleges that he was locked up for several hours in a small room by his kindergarten teacher in December for not doing homework. They...
  • Haryana: Traumatised 6-year-old student dies February 21, 2012

    Chandigarh: Pankaj, a traumatised 6-year-old student who was allegedly locked up for several hours by his kindergarten teacher last month for not doing home work died on Sunday night. He was recovering at the PGI Rohtak hospital for a month. Pankaj could never recover from the trauma. The kindergarten student of...
  • Indian family from Karnal goes missing in Japan March 14, 2011

    New Delhi: A native of Kurali village in Karnal district went missing along with his family in Iwaki province in Japan after Friday's catastrophic earthquake and tsunami. The whereabouts of Narinder Kumar, who owns a three-star hotel in Iwaki province, and his family members were not known. The Japanese Embassy in...
  • Haryana poll candidate demands condom as symbol October 1, 2009

    New Delhi: An Independent candidate in Karnal is giving the Election Commission the blushes with his unusual request as he wants a condom as his election symbol. Social activist Anand Prakash Sharma, who is contesting the Haryana Assembly elections next month, has opted for the rather unusual election symbol because...
  • Pak war hero honoured at India's recommendation July 25, 2009

    New Delhi: Pakistan army’s Colonel Karnal Sher Khan, who died during the Kargil war, is remembered with great pride. The man who fought on Tiger Hill from Pakistan's side was given the Nishan e Haidar, Pakistan’s highest gallantry award on the recommendation of the Indian Army. Captain K Sher Khan's...
  • Delhi ATS chief, other top cops transferred December 23, 2008

    New Delhi: Karnal Singh, the chief of Delhi Police's Special Cell who was investigating the recent Delhi serial blasts, was divested of his charges of the elite anti-terror wing. Joint Commissioner Singh, a 1984 batch IPS officer, will now look after city police's Northern Range which comprises of areas in Central,...
  • Boy kidnaps minor, demands Rs 30 L ransom December 21, 2008

    Karnal: In a shocking incident, a class 10th standard student of a school in Karnal kidnapped his schoolmate, a class four student, and demanded a Rs 30 lakh ransom from his parents. The student claims to have got the idea from a movie. He has been arrested. Class 10th...
  • Family kills girl for eloping with 'brother' | For honour May 11, 2008

    Karnal: Roshni Devi has confessed that she and her family plotted the murder of their own daughter and she claims that she is happy they did it. In a chilling confession, the mother says that she and her family strangled her six-month pregnant daughter, Sunita, and her lover Jasdev to death...
  • Honour crimes not uncommon in India May 11, 2008

    New Delhi: In parts of northern India and even in Muslim-dominated nations, horrific punishments in the name of honour — ranging from rape to murder, are not uncommon. Nineteen-year-old Poonam was thrown into a canal by her Jat relatives in January this year, for marrying a Dalit boy. Fortunately, Poonam was...
  • Family kills pregnant daughter, her lover May 11, 2008

    New Delhi: A man strangled his pregnant daughter and her lover and put their bodies on display to an applauding village in Haryana on Friday. Twenty-seven-year-old Jasdev Singh and his childhood sweetheart Sunita, who was six-months pregnant, belonged to Karnal village — an area dominated by the Jat community — which...
  • A clash of faith: Tradition divides, law unites? September 4, 2007

    Twelve-day-old Ankush, who had been taken away from his parents by a panchayat in Haryana’s Karnal town, has finally been united with them. Ankush was allegedly kidnapped by the panchayat of his parents’ native Katlari village in Haryana. The panchayat claims the marriage between his parents, Kavita and Pawan, is illegitimate...
  • Haryana couple gets baby back, taken to Mumbai September 3, 2007

    New Delhi: After a 24-hour, televised ordeal, baby Ankush – the infant from Haryana’s Karnal town – has been reunited with his parents. Ankush was allegedly kidnapped by the Panchayat of his parents’ native Katlari village in Haryana. The Panchayat claims the marriage between his parents, Kavita and Pawan, is...
  • Haryana panchayat charged with kidnap, no remorse September 3, 2007

    Karnal (Haryana): Eleven-day-old Ankush, who had been taken away from his parents by a panchayat in Karnal has been found by Haryana police. The police have also registered a case of abduction against six panchayat members who had snatched the baby from his parents, objecting to their marriage. However, in Kathleri...
  • Karnal: Panchayat sends baby to another village September 2, 2007

    Karnal (Haryana): There is no end to the trauma of parents whose child was snatched away by a panchayat in Karnal, all because they were of the same gotra. The child has been sent off by the Khatledi village Panchayat to a third-party somewhere else in Punjab. Kavita and Pawan, the...
  • Haryana panchayat murders couple over caste July 3, 2007

    Karnal (Haryana): Less than 200 kilometers from the Capital of India, a scene of barbaric brutality, a mindless medieval mandate that has cost the lives of a young newly-wed couple. Manoj and Babli got married on the May 18, not realising that their village panchayat would take strong objection to...