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  • Haryana government to construct check dams in Shivalik foothills 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar government would construct small and big check dams in the Shivalik foothills for tapping rain water for irrigation purposes. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has directed the forest department to carry out a survey for the construction of small check dams and similar survey by...
  • Yoga to be taught during first period in Haryana schools 5 days ago

    Samalkha: Yoga would be taught in schools during the first period to align students with Indian civilization and culture, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Tuesday. The move comes as the state government is making efforts to make yoga a mandatory part of the curriculum. The minister said rules were being framed...
  • Haryana government to grant cabinet minister status to Ramdev today 6 days ago

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government will felicitate yoga teacher Ramdev, the brand ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in the state, on Tuesday in Sonipat, a senior minister said. "A felicitation programme will be organised in the honour of Ramdev on April 21 in Sonipat where he will sign an agreement...
  • Government paying full attention to Yamuna's cleanliness: Haryana CM Khattar April 14, 2015

    Kurukshetra: The Haryana government is playing a proactive role in ensuring cleanliness of river Yamuna, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Tuesday. Treatment plants are being set up at various points along the river where sewerage is released, he told reporters here. "Such plants have already been set up in Delhi...
  • Netaji's grand nephew meets Modi, asks him to declassify documents over snooping row April 14, 2015

    Berlin: Amidst the row over Intelligence Bureau files that showed that former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru's government spied on Subhas Chandra Bose's family for 20 years, PM Narendra Modi met the freedom fighter's grand nephew Surya Bose in Berlin on Monday. After the meeting Surya said that he had...
  • There was some conspiracy behind Netaji's death: Grand-nephew Surya Bose April 13, 2015

    Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grand-nephew Surya Bose said, "I have been invited to a reception in Berlin which the Prime Minister will attend. Hundreds of others have been invited and I hope I get a chance to meet the Prime Minister. I will bring up the snooping case if I...
  • BJP exaggerating spying allegation against Nehru: Congress's Afzal April 12, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Meem Afzal accused the Bharartiya Janata Party of exaggerating the spying allegation against former Jawahar Lal Nehru. Afzal said, "I want to know who is responsible for these selective leaks? BJP is trying to blow the issue out of proportion." ...
  • IB shared Subhas Chandra Bose's family details with Britain's MI5 in 1947: report April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Berlin on Sunday, a media report claimed that details of Bose's family had been shared by the Intelligence Bureau with Britain's MI5 earlier in 1947. According to Mail Today, the Intelligence Bureau intercepted...
  • J&K: Kashmiri Pandits say hurt by 'politics' played over their return, rehabilitation April 12, 2015

    Jammu: It was 26 years ago when Kashmiri Pandit lawyer Tika Lal Taploo and more than 700 members of the community were killed by terrorists in the Valley leading to a mass exodus, but their families say the wounds are bleeding again due to "politics" over the issue of their...
  • Lessons from Gita, other holy books will be included in school syllabus: Haryana CM April 12, 2015

    Gurgaon: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said that lessons from 'Gita' and other holy books would be included in the syllabus of schools for imbibing moral values among students while also declaring that a university will be set up in Gurgaon. According to an official statement, Khattar made...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands government to probe snooping allegations against Nehru April 11, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has demanded the government to set up a committee and initiate an investigation into the snooping charges against former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He also accused the RSS and the BJP of conspiring to malign Nehru's image. He said, "I want MHA and PMO...
  • Will raise snooping issue with PM Modi, says Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew April 11, 2015

    Freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Surya is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the country. Surya will raise the issue of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru spying on Bose's family for 20 years from 1948 to 1968. Surya said, "I have been...
  • Congress hits back over spying allegations against Nehru, asks if Sardar Patel, Shastri were part of it April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: An embarrassed Congress has hit back at the Narendra Modi government over snooping allegations against former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh pointed out that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri were the home ministers when the alleged snooping on freedom fighter Netaji Subhas...
  • Uttarakhand sends report to centre on fake woman IAS April 8, 2015

    Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government has sent an 'internal report' to the central government on the fake IAS official case that rocked the hill state over the last week. An official said that the report was prepared by the state's chief secretary, the management of the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Administrative Academy...
  • Dehradun court sends IAS imposter Ruby Choudhary to 14-day judicial custody April 4, 2015

    Dehradun: A Dehradun court on Saturday sent Ruby Choudhary, who used a fake identity card and posed as an Indian Administrative Service probationer, to 14-day judicial custody. The woman posed as an IAS officer to enter the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie where those selected...
  • Government taking steps for businesses to grow: Yashwant Sinha April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: The government is taking several steps in order to spur the growth of businesses in the country, former Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha has said. "The government of the modern time needs to trust enterprises and then verify, and depart from the earlier practice of verify...
  • Security breached, woman IAS imposter Ruby Choudhary seen in photos with Pranab Mukherjee April 4, 2015

    Dehradun: In a major security lapse, the woman who posed as an IAS officer at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie, has been seen in photographs sitting just a few rows from President Pranab Mukherjee. While the authenticity of the photograph is yet to be verified,...
  • Woman who posed as IAS officer, stayed in LBSNAA for 7 months arrested; case of forgery lodged April 4, 2015

    Dehradun: Soon after she leveled allegations of bribery against a top official, the woman who allegedly posed as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationer to stay at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie has been arrested. A case of cheating, forgery and impersonating a public servant has...
  • Khemka is an efficient officer, the transfer is a routine: Haryana CM April 2, 2015

    Senior IAS officer Ashok Khemka on Wednesday was once again transferred to an inconsequential posting by the BJP government in Haryana. ...
  • LBSNAA Deputy Director denies bribery allegations, says will file criminal defamation case April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Deputy Director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration Saurabh Jain on Thursday denied allegations of bribery. The remarks came after the impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain of taking Rs 5 lakh from her to ensure her entry into the academy. Jain said, "I didn't...
  • Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij comes out in support of Ashok Khemka April 2, 2015

    Chandigarh: Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij on Thursday came out in support of IAS officer and whistleblower Ashok Khemka, Vij said he will talk to Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar regarding the officer "who had worked to weed out corruption during the previous Congress regime". Khemka received his 45th transfer...
  • Arrest warrant issued against former Pakistan dictator Musharraf in Lal Masjid case April 2, 2015

    Islamabad: A non-bailable arrest warrant was issued on Thursday against former Pakistani dictator Pervez Musharraf by a court here for repeatedly failing to appear in the 2007 murder case of Lal Masjid cleric Abdul Rashid Ghazi. An Islamabad district and sessions court judge rejected Musharraf's pleas for exemption from appearance and...
  • Centre to seek explanation from LBSNAA Deputy Director Saurabh Jain in IAS impostor case April 2, 2015

    Mussoorie: After a woman was allegedly found to have used a fake identity card to enter the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), the Centre has decided to seek an explanation from the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain. The impostor, Ruby Choudhary from Uttar Pradesh, accused Jain...
  • Impostor Ruby blames IAS training academy Deputy Director Saurabh Jain, says he issued her a fake ID April 2, 2015

    Mussoorie: Ruby Choudhary, accused of using a fake identity card to gain entry into the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration where Indian Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationers undergo training, has blamed the academy's Deputy Director Saurabh Jain for the incident, claiming that he facilitated her stay...
  • Woman uses fake ID to join IAS training at LBSNAA, flees after FIR is filed April 1, 2015

    Mussoorie: In a major security lapse and embarrassment for the government, a woman posing as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationer joined the prestigious Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie and underwent training for seven months before the truth came out. The woman from Muzaffarnagar in...
  • My sole aim is to end corruption: Haryana CM Khattar March 29, 2015

    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...