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  • 21 interesting facts about Haryana CM-designate Manohar Lal Khattar 3 days ago

    Bharatiya Janata Party's Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar will atke oath as the Haryana Chief Minister on October 26. Here are 21 interesting facts about his life: 1) Manohar Lal Khattar was born in 1954 in Nindana village in Rohtak in Haryana. 2) His father Harbans Lal Khattar used to stay...
  • Centre will work shoulder-to-shoulder with new Haryana government: Naidu 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Centre would work shoulder-to-shoulder with the next government in Haryana to put the state on the path of progress. "I want to thank the people of Haryana for giving full majority to BJP. In Maharashtra and Haryana, people supported us because people...
  • Khattar will take oath as Haryana CM on Sunday: Venkaiah Naidu 3 days ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Venkaiah Naidu said that the Governor had invited Manohar Lal Khattar on 26th of October to take oath as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. ...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar: From RSS pracharak to Haryana Chief Minister 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, a low profile RSS leader, is known for his quiet work on the field and in the BJP that has earned him the reputation of a tough task master with a no-nonsense approach. 60-year-old Khattar, who once wanted to become a doctor, is a man known for...
  • Khattar promises all-round development, corruption free governance in Haryana 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Manohar Lal Khattar, who is set to become Chief Minister of Haryana, on Tuesday promised to give good and corruption free governance and all-round development of the state. He also thanked voters for giving mandate to BJP for forming the government in the state. "I want to assure the public that...
  • Manohar Lal Khattar set to be Haryana Chief Minister as BJP MLAs elect him as their leader 4 days ago

    Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Tuesday chose Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar as the new Chief Minister of Haryana. This is after 15 years that the state has a non-Jat Chief Minister after having Jat Chief Ministers for three terms consecutively. Khattar will be sworn in as the CM...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh 4 days ago

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • BJP to decide Haryana CM today, Manohar Lal Khattar remains frontrunner as party looks at a non-Jat 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Even as the Bharatiya Janata Party is a clear winner in the Haryana elections and will form the government, the question still remains as to who will be the next Chief Minister. Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The...
  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • BJP MLAs Captain Abhimanyu Singh, Manohar Lal Khattar in close race to be Haryana CM 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party won a complete majority in Haryana but it is still in dilemma on who to appoint the chief minister. Party sources said that the legislature party will meet on Tuesday in Chandigarh. Sources added that BJP observers Venkaiah Naidu and Dinesh sharma will hold...
  • Assembly election results: BJP sweeps Haryana polls 5 days ago

    The Bharatiya Janata Party in Haryana did not have a strong local leadership, but achieved a massive surge in support after Prime Minister Modi campaigned in the state. BJP leader Manohar Lal Khattar from Karnal said, "The Indian National Lok Dal is now out of power for a third consecutive...
  • Modi to head panel on Nehru's anniversary, no Gandhi family representative 6 days ago

    New Delhi: In a politically-significant move, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday reconstituted a government committee on commemoration of the 125th birth anniversary of Jawaharlal Nehru which will be headed by him, replacing his predecessor Manmohan Singh. However, it includes some Congress leaders, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Karan Singh....
  • Northeast power projects given lower priority: Lal Thanhawla 6 days ago

    Guwahati/Aizawl: Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawla on Saturday lamented that power projects in the Northeast were accorded lower priority by the central agencies and charged NTPC with doing nothing on the 460MW Kolodyne Hydro-Electric Project. Addressing the North East Infrastructure Conclave held in Guwahati, Lal Thanhawla wondered why the NTPC, after...
  • Narendra Modi's rally won't help BJP in Karnal, he thinks only about Gujarat, says Congress candidate October 11, 2014

    Karnal: Days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned in Karnal for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Haryana Assembly polls, the Congress has called him a man who thinks only about Gujarat. Karnal Congress candidate Surender Singh Narwal questioned that if Modi really wanted to make Karnal a 'smart city',...
  • Rickshaw pullers carry around party messages on Karnal roads to earn daily bread October 10, 2014

    Karnal: It's election time in Karnal and one witnesses traffic jams because of rickshaws and tempos campaigning for different parties and carrying forward the message of candidates. One such rickshaw puller is Sanjan Kumar who spreads the message of Bharatiya Janata Party in Karnal constituency of Haryana. Even though BJP candidate...
  • Freedom must have limits too, girls should dress decently to not lure boys, says BJP's Karnal candidate October 10, 2014

    Karnal: Another politician has blamed girls for rapes. Karnal BJP MLA candidate Manohar Lal Khattar has said that girls must be dressed decently and not 'lure' boys. On a question about Khap panchayats and their rulings, Khattar said that to an extent Khap rulings were justified as they 'tried to abide...
  • BJP's real test is Haryana Assembly election, says party MP from Karnal October 10, 2014

    Karnal: As Haryana goes to polls on October 15, Karnal MP Ashwini Kumar Chopra visited his constituency on Thursday to campaign for his Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Manohar Lal Khattar. Backing Khattar, Chopra said that he is a strong and honest candidate. Chopra rejected the claim that Khattar is an outsider...
  • Will keep Narendra Modi at the forefront in the smallest of elections too, says BJP Karnal candidate October 10, 2014

    Karnal: While Bharatiya Janata Party rode high on the Narendra Modi wave in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the party is not shying away from keeping him at the forefront even in the forthcoming Haryana elections. While rivals are questioning BJP's move of relying on the Modi wave yet again,...
  • Lal Thanhawla launches Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Mizoram October 2, 2014

    Aizawl: Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla launched the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' at a function in front of Mahatma Gandhi's statue in the centre of Aizawl's Mahatma Gandhi Square on Thursday morning. Lal Thanhawla, his cabinet colleagues, legislators and top officials, wearing white head gears swept the main road in the...
  • PM Modi pays tribute to Lal Bahadur Shastri on his birth anniversary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri on his 110th birth anniversary, describing him as a symbol of simplicity and strong determination. Modi paid floral tributes to Shastri at his samadhi Vijay Ghat, after visiting Mahatma Gandhi's memorial...
  • Modi pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary October 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday paid tribute to Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat on his 144th birth anniversary. Former PM Manmohan Singh and several other senior leaders were also present at Rajghat. Modi also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri who shares his birthday with Mahatma...
  • Sachin Tendulkar to flag off CRPF marathon on October 12 September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket star Sachin Tendulkar will flag off the first-ever 'unity' marathon run being hosted here by the country's largest paramilitary CRPF on October 12. The force will conduct 'Run for Unity' half-marathon as part of celebrating 75 years of its raising in 2014. "Master blaster Sachin...
  • Srinagar’s business hubs lie desolate after catastrophic floods September 27, 2014

    Srinagar: Even after three weeks of an unprecedented flood in the Kashmir Valley, summer capital Srinagar's once busiest markets and streets were deserted on Saturday. In the fashionable Residency Road and Lal Chowk markets, commuters, shoppers and shopkeepers used to curse the unending traffic jams in the city. Today, they are...
  • KK Paul takes charge as Mizoram Governor September 16, 2014

    Aizawl: Meghalaya governor Krishan Kant Paul, appointed by President Pranab Mukherjee to take additional charge of Mizoram was today swornin as the Mizoram governor. Judge of Aizawl Bench of the Gauhati High Court Justice LS Jamir administered the oath of office to Paul at a function at the Aizawl Raj...
  • Vodafone ensuring connectivity for customers in floodhit J&K September 15, 2014

    Chandigarh: Telecom major Vodafone on Monday said that it is ensuring connectivity for its customers by restoring its network and providing connectivity to other subscribers through the intracircle roaming (ICR) arrangement in floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The important towns where telecom services have been restored are Srinagar, Ganderbal, Anantang, Pahalgam, Ashmuqam,...
  • Extraction of water near Lal Qila: NGT seeks DMRC's response September 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The National Green Tribunal has sought a response from Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) for "unauthorisedly" extracting groundwater during construction of an underground station in the Lal Qila area. "It is brought to our notice that because of the construction being undertaken by Delhi Metro, the water bodies near...
  • Polling for student body elections in DU and JNU underway September 12, 2014

    Student body elections are being held in Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. The results will be announced on Saturday. ...
  • Mizoram may retire alcoholic, drug addict policemen September 10, 2014

    Aizawl: The Mizoram government may ask policemen who are chronic alcoholics or drug addicts to leave the job, an official said. "The state government is considering a proposal to refer the alcoholic or drug addict policemen to a medical board. If the medical board finds them chronic alcoholic or drug addict...
  • J&K: Situation improves in Srinagar as water begins to recede September 10, 2014

    The situation near the bridge at Lal Chowk city square that was inundated and was close to collapsing 2 days back, is now improving with water receding by nearly 6 feet. ...
  • Haryana Janhit Congress 'dumps' BJP, says it has a history of betraying allies August 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitting out hard at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Haryana Janhit Congress (HJCBL) on Thursday "dumped" the BJP ending its 3yearold alliance with the party. HJCBL's Kuldeep Bishnoi claimed that the party has a history of betraying its allies. Bishnoi claimed that they did all that they...