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  • My sole aim is to end corruption: Haryana CM Khattar Yesterday

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said his sole aim was to end corruption and give good governance to the state's people. Attacking the previous Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government, he said certain people had approached him with offers to follow its "give and take" policy. "In the very...
  • Rajasthan MLA's son in queue for peon's job March 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Most of the politicians want their children to follow in their footsteps but a Rajasthan MLA wants his son to chart his course according to his eligibility. BJP legislator Heera Lal Verma does not want his 8th standard pass son, Hansraj, to join politics and considers him good for a...
  • Sonia Gandhi meets farmers hit by unseasonal rains, seeks timely compensation for loss March 21, 2015

    Bhiwani: Standing in support of the farmers whose crops were damaged in the recent unseasonal rains in north India, Congress President Sonia Gandhi appealed to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana to provide timely compensation to those in need. "Farmers give us food. If they are suffering it...
  • Delhi, Haryana CMs to meet next month to discuss water issues March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In a bid to resolve the existing water issues with neighbouring Haryana, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will travel to Chandigarh and meet his counterpart Manohar lal Khattar in April. "I informed Haryana CM Khattarji that I want to come Chandigarh and would like to have lunch with him....
  • Why is everything in India named after just Rajiv or Indira Gandhi, asks Haryana Minister March 20, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana Assembly on Thursday witnessed pandemonium after Sports Minister Anil Vij said he would consider renaming sports complexes named after former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, drawing opposition from Congress which asked the BJP to apologise for "insulting" national leaders. The trouble began during Question Hour when ruling BJP member...
  • Church was built in an "illegal" colony: Manohar Lal Khattar March 16, 2015

    Chandigarh: Amid a row over vandalisation of an under-construction church in Hisar, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday told the Assembly that the building was reportedly built in an illegal colony and the dispute was the result of an altercation between the priest and those who attacked the...
  • Haryana government passes law for cow protection, provides for imprisonment upto 10 years March 16, 2015

    Chandigarh: For "protection and upkeep" of cows, Haryana Assembly on Monday night passed a Bill which clamps a complete ban on cow slaughter in the state and provides for a rigorous imprisonment ranging from three years to ten years for killing the animal. After discussing the Haryana 'Gauvansh Sanrakshan and Gausamvardhan'...
  • After Maharashtra, beef sale banned in Haryana March 14, 2015

    Chandigarh: The Haryana Government has imposed a complete ban on the sale of beef in any form and proposed to provide for 10 years rigorous imprisonment for cow slaughter, but ruled out equating it with murder. "The ban also covers canned beef which was legal during the tenure of previous government,"...
  • India can '99 percent' win World Cup: Madan Lal March 9, 2015

    Greater Noida: One of the 1983 World Cup-winning heroes, Madan Lal is mightily impressed with the current Indian cricket team and believes that they can "99 percent" retain the prestigious title. "I must say that India is playing very good cricket at the moment. The way they are playing is the...
  • 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' scheme launched in Haryana March 8, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a scheme for girl child - 'Aapki Beti Humari Beti' - with an aim to combat the problem of declining child sex ratio in the state. The scheme was announced at a state-level function on the occasion of International Women's...
  • Haryana mulls law to make registration of pregnancy compulsory March 6, 2015

    Chandigarh: In view of the skewed gender ratio in the state, Haryana government is mulling to frame a law under which registration of pregnancy will be made compulsory. "Legal opinion is being sought to take action if one does not get pregnancy registered within first three months," state's Health Minister Anil...
  • Pedestrian succumbs to injuries after being hit by Haryana CM's convoy March 3, 2015

    Karnal: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's convoy hit a pedestrian in Karnal on Monday night, who later succumbed to his injuries. The incident occurred when the Chief Minister's convoy was travelling from Chandigarh to Delhi. The PCR car escorting Khattar reportedly lost control at a turn and hit a...
  • Ajay Maken to be Delhi Congress chief February 28, 2015

    New Delhi: Congress general secretary Ajay Maken will be the chief of the party unit in Delhi where Congress suffered a wipe-out in assembly polls in the national capital. The decision is expected to be announced in a day or two, sources said, indicating that some other changes could also...
  • Re-imagining the Indian Foreign Service February 24, 2015

    "Aap yeh cutlery aur menu decide karma chod dijiye aur yeh sochiye ki Bharat mein investment kaise laa sakte hain." That was Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking at the Indian embassy in Japan on his hi-profile first trip to that country in 2014. Of all the civilian services Prime Minister...
  • AAP slams Haryana government over land compensation rates February 19, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday slammed the Haryana government over slashing the compensation rate under the new land acquisition policy by half. In a letter to Haryana CM ML Khattar, AAP leader and party's state in-charge Yogendra Yadav has said the party will oppose the new land...
  • MS Dhoni will be India's go-to man at World Cup: Madan Lal February 10, 2015

    Though the Indian team is going through a lean patch and have been winless in the recently-concluded tri-series in Australia, former India cricketer, coach, selector and World Cup winner Madan Lal believes India will do well in the upcoming World Cup starting February 14, and Dhoni will be the key...
  • J&K: Security clampdown on second anniversary of Afzal Guru's hanging February 9, 2015

    Srinagar: Several separatists leaders were detained or put under house arrest and prohibitory orders clamped in the city in the wake of protests called by them on the second anniversary of execution of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Guru on Monday. Curfew-like restrictions were imposed in Safakadal, Maharaj Gunj, Khanyar,...
  • Haryana BJP government failed on all fronts in 100 days in office, says Bhupinder Hooda February 7, 2015

    Chandigarh: Attacking the 100-day-old BJP government in Haryana, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday claimed it was "directionless" and has failed on all fronts after coming to power "accidentally". "The BJP formed government in Haryana by a political accident and by chance... they (BJP activists) were unwilling and...
  • Surajkund International Crafts Mela begins on Sunday January 31, 2015

    New Delhi: Chhattisgarh is the theme state of the 29th Surajkund International Crafts Mela which begins on Sunday and will see participation of 18 countries. The event will be inaugurated on Sunday by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in the presence of Chhatisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, Union Ministers Mahesh...
  • Delhi elections: Krishna Tirath rules out infighting in BJP, says Congress has lost its culture January 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Former Congress leader Krishna Tirath, who joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and is now its candidate from Patel Nagar constituency of Delhi, on Wednesday said that Congress had lost its culture and losing ground across the country. "I will not call my joining of BJP as a change of...
  • Delhi elections: Congress's Haroon Yusuf's roadshow leads to traffic jam in Ballimaran January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: In a show of strength, senior Congress leader Haroon Yusuf undertook a roadshow in Lal Kuan area of his constituency Ballimaran on Tuesday and it led to a huge traffic jam in the area. Lal Kuan has its own importance and such programs are being held since Independence. But...
  • Delhi poll: BJP to rope in Haryana, Maharashtra, Jharkhand CMs for campaign January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: To counter Aam Aadmi Party's claim of representing the common man, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to rope in for campaigning in Delhi the newly-elected chief ministers of Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra who have risen from the grassroots to project them as the "real aam aadmi". During the...
  • Three BJP CMs make strong pitch for party in Delhi Assembly elections January 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The newly-elected BJP chief ministers of Haryana, Jharkhand and Maharashtra on Saturday came together to ask Delhiites to vote the party into power in the upcoming Assembly polls so that its government here could join hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Centre. The trio, who were termed...
  • Modi to kickstart BJP poll campaign on January 10, to hold 12 rallies in Delhi January 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address over a dozen rallies in the capital ahead of assembly polls likely in February, sources in the party said, adding that the focus would be on the over six million residents of the city's unauthorised colonies who have now got...
  • Top Haryana IAS officer blames land mafia for his transfer December 31, 2014

    Gurgaon: Haryana government is in the dock yet after Commissioner of Gurgaon division and senior IAS officer Pradeep Kasni alleged that he has been transferred from the state under pressure from the land mafia. Kasni has claimed that the land mafia operating in Gurgaon and parts of the National Capital...
  • Jessica Lall murder case: Manu Sharma out on 30 days parole December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Siddharth Vashisht alias Manu Sharma, undergoing life term for killing model Jessica Lall in 1999, was on Friday granted parole for 30 days by the Delhi High Court so that he can appear for his post-graduation exams. A vacation bench of Justice S Muralidhar granted parole to 37-year-old Sharma...
  • Stage set for counting in Jharkhand; BJP, JMM hopeful of majority December 22, 2014

    Ranchi: All arrangements are in place for Tuesday's counting for 81 seats to decide the fate of the third Assembly polls in Jharkhand, where two previous ones threw up hung verdicts. The updated 66.47 per cent voter turnout in the 2014 polls was a record for both Lok Sabha and assembly...
  • Siddharth Nath Singh's behaviour a blot in Lal Bahadur Shastri's family: TMC's Kalyan Banerjee December 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Even after expressing regret in Lok Sabha over his objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee on Sunday further made personal attack against BJP General Secretary Siddharth Nath Singh at a public meeting near Kolkata. Addressing a public meeting at Chanditala in West Bengal's Hooghly...
  • UP: Police announces reward for main accused in Agra conversion row December 12, 2014

    Lucknow: Local police has announced a cash reward for the arrest of Kishori Lal Balmiki, main accused in the "forced conversion" of about 100 people mostly Muslim slum dwellers in Agra to Hinduism, a top official said on Friday. "The Agra police has declared a cash reward of Rs 5000 on...
  • Apologise or face censure motion, BJP warns TMC's Kalyan Banerjee for remarks against Lal Bahadur Shastri December 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The political parties are up in arms against the use of unparliamentary language for any leader. The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday threatened to bring censure resolution against Trinamool Congress MP Kalyan Banerjee if he does not apologise for objectionable remarks against former prime minister Lal Bahadur Shashtri. Banerjee...