Sonipat

  • Haryana LS poll nomination to commence from Saturday March 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: The process of filing of nomination papers for the April 10 election to 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will commence from Saturday, the State Chief Electoral Officer said on Friday. The filing of nomination will continue till March 22, scrutiny will take place the next day and withdrawal...
  • Four alleged auto-lifters active in Delhi-NCR arrested January 16, 2014

    Four persons have been arrested in Ghaziabad for their alleged involvement in several vehicle thefts in Delhi-NCR, police said on Thursday. On a tip-off, Amit, Sushil, Arjun and Sandeep were arrested last night, they said. Two motorcycles and three laptops were recovered from them, they added. While three of them are from...
  • Indian Army officers take Mandarin course September 22, 2013

    Sonipat: A four-week training programme in Mandarin language for Indian Army officers concluded here last week, the organisers of O.P. Jindal Global University said. Eighteen senior army officials took part in the programme focused on honing Mandarin language skills of the participants, the private university said in a statement. The augmenting of...
  • NHRC notice to Haryana government over labourers' death June 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Haryana government over the death of two labourers while cleaning a sewer line at a factory in the state's Bahalgarh town of Sonipat district. "Notices have been issued to the chief secretary of Haryana and district magistrate...
  • Haryana: Court stays hanging of rape-murder convict April 7, 2013

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Saturday temporarily stayed the hanging of a rape-murder convict, Dharampal Singh, in Haryana. A division bench of Justices AK Mittal and Gurmeet Singh Sandhawalia stayed the hanging of the convict following a petition filed by NGO, Lawyers for Human Rights International. The...
  • Sonipat: Former junior national-level wrestler alleges police officials shot at him December 2, 2012

    New Delhi: A former junior national wrestling champion has alleged that Haryana Police officials shot at him, who mistook him for a wanted criminal. The incident took place on November 28 near Sonipat. Gurpal Singh, son of a Punjab SP, also claimed that the police arrived at the hospital and admitted...
  • Delayed monsoons wreak havoc in Haryana August 29, 2012

    Chandigarh: It's been a deficient monsoon, but the late rains have wreaked havoc. The roads in Karnal and Panipat are inundated by up to three feet by the incessant rains that have also led to flooding in in low lying houses. Chandigarh resident Harvinder Singh said, "Our children cannot go...
  • Haryana university student alleges gangrape May 18, 2012

    Chandigarh: A first year girl student of law at Haryana's all-women university, Bhagat Phool Singh Women's University, near Sonipat town has been hospitalised after alleged gangrape by four youths, police said on Friday. The police registered a case of gangrape on Friday against the youth whom the girl named in her...
  • Teenager kills, burns parents in Haryana May 14, 2012

    Sonipat (Haryana): A teenaged boy in Haryana's Sonipat district on Sunday killed his parents while they were asleep at home and burnt their bodies, police said. After murdering his parents with a sharp-edged weapon, the boy sprinkled kerosene on the bodies and set them on fire. He then fled from the...