Rohtak

  • AAP's Rohtak candidate hopes to have a successful ride on Kejriwal's blue car 04-04-2014 12:12 PM

    Arvind Kejriwal's blue WagonR car has become the cynosure of all eyes in Rohtak and AAP's candidate from this constituency Navin Jaihind, who has been given the car by former Delhi Chief Minister, believes that the 'humble' car will boost his fortunes in the April 10 poll battle. In his...
  • Deepender Hooda scores above average on MPs performance card 01-04-2014 09:33 AM

    Sitting MP from Rohtak Deepender Singh Hooda has scored above the average in a survey that rated MPs' performance. The survey has been done by CNN-IBN and ADR. Deepender, son of Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, scored high on accessibility and trustworthiness. His score was under 8 out of...
  • Unidentified men damage Kejriwal's car in Rohtak 01-04-2014 08:22 AM

    Chandigarh: Two Unidentified men allegedly damaged Arvind Kejriwal's car being used by his Rohtak party candidate for campaigning in the constituency in Haryana on Monday. The blue WagonR car, was attacked when it was being driven by a party member and a leader from Rohtak, party sources claimed. The car...
  • AAP calls Hooda property broker, says Ambanis rule the country 23-02-2014 05:08 PM

    Rohtak: Aam Aadmi Party launched its Lok Sabha election campaign in Haryana on Sunday where it tore into Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and accused him of being involved in corrupt land deals with Reliance. Addressing a rally in Rohtak, which is the home turf of Hooda, Kejriwal called him...
  • AAP to kickstart LS poll campaign from Haryana today 23-02-2014 11:09 AM

    New Delhi: AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal will kickstart the Lok Sabha election campaign from Rohtak in Haryana on Sunday. This will be his first rally after he resigned as the Delhi chief minister. The party is planning to fight all 10 Lok Sabha seats and all 90 Assembly seats in...
  • AAP starts battle for Lok Sabha from Haryana, hopes to emulate Delhi 22-02-2014 10:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party is ready to set out for its national ambitions as it gears up to kickstart its Lok Sabha election campaign from Haryana on Sunday. AAP convenor and former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch the party's campaign with a rally in Rohtak, which...
  • Tendulkar, Mumbai team reach Rohtak 25-10-2013 08:43 PM

    Tendulkar and his Mumbai Ranji team have reached Rohtak to play their opening encounter of the new season against Haryana. ...
  • 30 Minutes: Lynched, exiled and killed - India's dishonour killings 21-09-2013 08:51 PM

    In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple was lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they allegedly eloped from their village to get married. ...
  • Alleged honour killing: Haryana police arrests girl's brother, taxi driver 20-09-2013 03:26 PM

    The brother of the girl, who was brutally killed along with a 23-year-old youth in the district for "honour," was among two persons apprehended on Friday, taking the total number of arrests in the case to five. Sunny, the brother of 20-year-old Nidhi Barak, and Mahesh, a taxi driver, were...
  • Alleged honour killing: Girl lynched in public, boy beheaded in Rohtak 19-09-2013 11:16 AM

    Rohtak: In a suspected case of honour killing, a couple have allegedly been lynched in Haryana on Wednesday. This came after they left their village to reportedly get married. After the couple reportedly left their village in the Rohtak district on Tuesday to get married, the girl's family contacted them...
  • Luxury buses to hit roads in September: Haryana Govt 23-08-2013 03:11 PM

    Haryana government on Friday said it will launch a premium bus service from Chandigarh to Hisar, Rohtak, Rewari and Yamunanagar in September. Giving the details, Haryana, Transport Department Director General, Arun Kumar said the Volvo and Mercedes Benz bus service will start from Chandigarh at about 5 pm for Hisar...
  • Polling for Haryana civic agencies to be held on Sunday 02-06-2013 01:07 AM

    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...
  • Rohtak clashes: Stand-off ends as police evacuate ashram 15-05-2013 10:30 PM

    Rohtak: The disputed Satlok Ashram was completely evacuated and the protesters cremated the body of a woman killed in Sunday's clashes in Rohtak as the stand-off between self-styled godman Rampal's followers and Arya Samaj activists ended on Wednesday. The issue was resolved peacefully after holding parleys with both the parties,...
  • Rohtak violence: Haryana government seals Satlok Ashram 15-05-2013 03:46 PM

    Rohtak: The disputed Satlok Ashram was on Wednesday sealed by Haryana government after nearly 3,000 followers of self-styled godman Rampal vacated the site in Karontha village, where an uneasy calm prevailed. "The ashram has been vacated by the hundreds of followers of self-styled godman Rampal and there is calm now,"...
  • Rohtak violence: Ashram authorities promise to vacate area 14-05-2013 01:46 PM

    Rohtak: The Satlok Ashram authorities in Rohtak are promising to vacate the area after the locals gave an ultimatum. Prohibitory orders are in place in the area. The villagers refused to cremate the body of a woman who lost her life in the violence, that also left two others dead....
  • Rohtak clashes: Magisterial probe ordered 13-05-2013 08:10 PM

    Violent clashes took place in Rohtak in Haryana on Sunday leaving three people dead and over 100 injured. Clashes took place between members of the Arya Samaj and followers of a godman, who owns the Satlok Ashram at Karontha village. The state government has ordered a magisterial probe in the...
  • Rohtak: 3 dead, over 100 injured in violent clashes over Ashram 13-05-2013 08:20 AM

    Rohtak: Violent clashes took place in Rohtak in Haryana on Sunday leaving three people dead and over 100 injured. This includes 50 police personnel. Clashes took place between members of the Arya Samaj and followers of a godman, who owns the Satlok Ashram at Karontha village. Arya Samajis claim that...
  • Haryana: 3 killed, over 100 injured in clashes over an ashram 12-05-2013 11:32 PM

    Rohtak: Three people were killed and over 100, including 50 policemen, were injured when a clash broke out between two groups and a mob went on a rampage torching several vehicles during a protest over an ashram at Karontha village near Rohtak on Sunday. The controversy over possession of Satlok...
  • Haryana: Clashes in Rohtak, one dead in police firing 12-05-2013 03:40 PM

    Rohtak: An angry mob clashed with the police and set two buses on fire during a violent protest against the opening of an ashram of a controversial godman near Rohtak on Sunday. One person has been killed in police firing that took place near Satlok Ashram at Karontha village. Some...
  • Haryana: Class 10 student shot dead by his classmates 29-04-2013 10:37 AM

    Rohtak: A teenage school student was shot dead allegedly by his classmates in a town in this Haryana district on Sunday, police said. A mob later went on a rampage setting a car on fire and vandalising the house of an accused. Nitin, 15-year-old Class 10 student, was allegedly shot...
  • Haryana: NRI woman raped by brother 20-04-2013 08:39 PM

    Rohtak: In a shocker from Haryana, a 32-year-old NRI woman was allegedly raped by her brother in Sector-2 area of the city. In her complaint, the victim said she had recently come to Rohtak from Italy on vacations. On Friday night, while she was alone in her house, her brother...
  • Police busts gang helping students to cheat in exams 07-04-2013 01:45 AM

    Chandigarh: A gang helping class 10 and 12 students in Haryana's Rohtak district to cheat in examinations has been busted and five people, including the superintendent of an examination centre, have been arrested, police said on Saturday. "The Haryana Police has busted a gang which used to help students use...
  • Haryana: Five kidnappers arrested with Rs 28 lakh 15-11-2012 01:01 AM

    Chandigarh: Five criminals involved in a recent kidnapping of a 17-year-old son of a businessman in Rohtak district have been arrested following a joint operation of Rohtak and Sonipat police force, Haryana Police said. Police recovered Rs 28 lakh in cash, weapons, ammunition, police uniforms and a car from the...
  • Ban night weddings to minimise road mishaps: Khaps 28-10-2012 07:45 PM

    Rohtak (Haryana): Haryana's Khap panchayats, who have already received flak over their moral policing-blended diktats, on Sunday asked the state government to ban marriage functions at night as it would lessen cases of drunken driving by keeping off youths from alcohol. A resolution to this effect was passed during an...
  • Woman booked for not reporting daughter's rape 27-10-2012 11:54 AM

    Rohtak: A woman in a village in Haryana's Rohtak district has been booked by the police for hiding the fact that her minor daughter was raped, police said on Saturday. The victim, aged 14, was allegedly raped by a youth, Sunil, who hailed from the same village of Sunariya in...
  • Suckered by Jaswanti

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    In May 2008, when the economic slowdown was beginning to bite, I traveled to Rohtak for a feel-good TV story which I thought would go...

  • Honour killing: Engg student bludgeoned to death 24-11-2011 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another case of honour killing, a 22-year-old engineering student near Rohtak was beaten to death allegedly by the family of a girl he had an affair with, police said on Thursday. The incident took place on Wednesday at Sanghi village, about 25 km from Rohtak, when...