OM PRAKASH CHAUTALA

  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • OP Chautala in jail will help BJP and not INLD: Captain Abhimanyu October 13, 2014

    Narnaund: Even as Indian National Lok Dal chief (INLD) Om Prakash Chautala is behind the bars, several party leaders feel that their candidates will get sympathy votes in the Haryana Assembly elections. But Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Narnaund Captain Abhimanyu mocked the INLD and said, "There will definitely be...
  • Campaigning for October 15 assembly polls in Haryana, Maharashtra ends October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The high-voltage campaign in the October 15 Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra came to an end on Monday evening as Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrapped up his offensive against Congress and other rivals who gave back in equal measure. The dust and din came to an end at...
  • Youngest Lok Sabha MP Dushyant Chautala eyes Haryana CM's post October 13, 2014

    Hisar: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) chief Om Prakash Chautala's grandson and Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala is eyeing Haryana chief minister's post if his party manages to form government in the state. The junior Chautala who has already earned the title of being the country's youngest MP at the age of...
  • Haryana polls: Sushma Swaraj asks electors to 'Vote without fear' October 12, 2014

    Hansi: Union Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday asked the people of Haryana to vote "without fear" and bring BJP to power to shut the door on those who had let loose a reign of terror in the state earlier. The External Affairs Minister, who has been actively campaigning in the...
  • Haryanvis united under Chautala's leadership, says SAD October 12, 2014

    Ratia: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said people of Haryana were united under former Chief Minister Om Parkash Chautala's leadership and would ensure overwhelming majority to the Indian National Lok Dal-SAD combine in the October 15 Assembly elections. Addressing a rally...
  • Haryana polls: INLD chief OP Chautala surrenders before Tihar jail authorities October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Ahead of October 15 Haryana assembly polls, INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala have before Tihar Jail authorities on Saturday evening , as per the Delhi High Court orders for misusing bail conditions by campaigning for Assembly polls, saying he cannot "take the court...
  • Haryana polls: What explains BJP's sudden rise in a two-party state? October 11, 2014

    Rohtak: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claims that its journey to forming the government in Haryana in Chandigarh starts at Rohtak. The BJP state office is also located in Rohtak, not in the state capital Chandigarh. The BJP had been a marginal player in the state politics till it swept the...
  • Delhi HC directs OP Chautala back to jail, bars him from poll campaign October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi High Court on Friday directed Indian National Lok Dal chief Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before jail authorities on Sunday. Chautala, convicted and serving a 10-year jail term in connection with a teachers recruitment scam, appeared before the Delhi High Court on Friday after the CBI filed...
  • Haryana elections: INLD eyes sympathy votes if Om Prakash Chautala's bail is cancelled October 10, 2014

    Rewari: Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) is eyeing sympathy voted if former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's bail is cancelled by the Delhi High Court. Chautala, convicted and serving a 10-year jail term in connection with a teachers recruitment scam, appeared before the Delhi High Court on Friday after...
  • Haryana polls: INLD, SAD share inseparable bond, says Sukhbir Singh Badal October 9, 2014

    Nilokheri: SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal today said the bond that his party shares with ally INLD was unbreakable and the same would pave the wave for prosperity in Haryana. While campaigning in Nilokheri in favor of INLD candidate Mamu Ram, the Shiromani Akali Dal president said the bond between the...
  • Haryana polls: Ex-CM Chautala says not afraid of going to jail after court summons him October 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: Unfazed by Delhi High Court summons, INLD President Om Parkash Chautala today said he was not afraid of going to jail as his family has history of "struggling for people's interests". "I am not afraid of jail. When I was born, my father (late Devi Lal) was lodged in Lahore...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam: Delhi HC summons OP Chautala over CBI's plea against his bail October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to personally appear in court on Friday in connection to the CBI's plea for cancellation of his bail. The High Court has lashed out at the CBI for not informing the court about alleged violations...
  • Sukhbir Badal campaigns in Haryana, seeks votes for INLD-SAD October 8, 2014

    Chandigarh: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal today launched a poll campaign in Haryana to give a boost to the INLD-SAD candidates, who are in the fray for the October 15 elections. On the first leg of the campaign on Wednesday, the Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister used a customised...
  • Haryana: Jailed former CM OP Chautala brazenly campaigns for polls, support flows in from SAD October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala who has been jailed in a corruption case, is brazenly campaigning for the Indian National Lok Dal in Haryana. Chautala and his son Ajay were sentenced to 10 years in jail over a recruitment scam in January 2013. INLD supporters are...
  • Ignored medical advice against campaigning to save Haryana from corrupt Congress: Chautala October 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: Under attack for campaigning in Haryana polls while out on bail on health grounds, senior INLD leader Om Parkash Chautala on Tuesday said that he decided to "ignore" medical advice to rid the state of "corrupt" Congress. "My health is not permitting, but just to ensure that people of...
  • BJP to go alone in Haryana polls, hopes to ride on 'Modi power' October 5, 2014

    Chandigarh: Having broken away from its alliance partner, the Haryana Janhit Congress, the BJP is contesting all 90 seats in Haryana. Another former BJP ally, the Indian National Lok Dal is also contesting on its own. Abhay Chautala has always had a certain swagger but he will need a lot...
  • CBI moves Delhi HC seeking cancellation of former Haryana CM Chautala bail October 4, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI on Saturday moved Delhi High Court seeking immediate cancellation of the bail to former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala over his alleged violation of the conditions set for the same. Sources in CBI said the agency had approached high court as Chautala, who was granted bail on...
  • Haryana polls: People will have to go to jail to meet CM if INLD wins, says Hooda September 28, 2014

    Chandigarh: On the heels of INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala's rally, Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday took dig at him saying if he becomes chief minister, then people of the state will have to go to Tihar prison to meet him. "Whether the Haryana Cabinet will be formed...
  • JBT recruitment scam: Delhi HC directs ex-Haryana CM Chautala to surrender before October 17 September 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala to surrender before the court on or before October 17. Chautala, who has been convicted in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case, is currently out on bail. On January 22, 2013, a special...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: It's all in the family September 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Election is a big family business in Haryana. It is a fact that politics is controlled by only a handful of families in many other states, not just in Haryana. But the involvement of some political families is much deeper in Haryana. Earlier the famous three 'Lals' ruled Haryana...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: Does CM Hooda want Congress or a 'khichdi' government? September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: A political analyst who is familiar with the Haryana politics recently said it is more the merrier for Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda. If there are more political parties in the fray, it will finally help the Congress by dividing the opposition votes. The same seems to...
  • Haryana Assembly elections: 13 key seats which will see a tough contest September 17, 2014

    New Delhi: With just 90 Assembly constituencies, Haryana is not a big state but its politics is extremely competitive with a host of regional parties having the power to change the fortunes of their bigger rivals. The state has seen a small group of families - the Chautalas, Lals and...
  • Teachers' recruitment scam; HC extends bail of seven convicts July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday extended till July 25 the interim bail of seven convicts in the Junior Basic Teachers' recruitment scam case also involving former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala and his MLAson Ajay Chautala. A bench of Justice Siddharth Mridul granted the relief to seven...
  • Notice to CBI on Chautala bail plea June 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file its reply on pleas for interim bail by former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala. Justice S. Mridul issued notice to the CBI on the bail application of Chautala and posted the matter...
  • SC rejects Chautala's bail plea September 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court Wednesday rejected the bail plea of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala who along with his son was convicted in connection with the teachers' recruitment scam in the state. Brushing aside his plea that he be allowed to remain out of jail on account of...
  • Delhi HC extends Chautala's bail till Sept 6 August 31, 2013

    The interim bail granted to former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala has been extended by Delhi High Court for another week after an AIIMS medical board filed its fresh report on his health condition. The court had earlier taken note of the plea of 78-year-old Chautala that despite his successful...
  • JBT scam: Chautala's interim bail extended till July 22 July 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday extended the interim bail of former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala till July 22. He has been sentenced to 10 years in jail for irregularities in appointment of teachers in 2000. Justice Siddharth Mridul extended the interim bail of Chautala till July...
  • JBT scam: Chautala moves HC seeking extension of interim bail July 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday sought CBI's response on former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala's plea seeking extension of his interim bail on medical grounds. Justice Siddharth Mridul issued notice to CBI and sought its response by July 4 on Chautala's application for extension of his...
  • Court allows CBI 80 new witnesses against Chautala June 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Monday allowed CBI to bring 80 more witnesses, who it claimed were not listed earlier due to "inadvertence", in the trial against INLD chief and former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala in a disproportionate assets (DA) case. Special CBI Judge Manu Rai Sethi...