Rape convict Ram Rahim’s ‘adopted daughter’ will be called ‘Ru...

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted of rape and murder in 2017, has announced a new name for his "adopt...
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‘Get Out’, Haryana women’s panel chief to women cop for ‘mish...

Chairperson of Haryana State Commission for Women Renu Bhatia on Friday (September 9) got into a heated argument with a woman police officer over a case of marital dispute. The argument took place in Haryana’s Kaithal during Bhatia’s meeting with police officers. A video of the incident has now gone viral on social media. In the video, Bhatia is...

What is the controversy dogging Haryana Land Acquisition Bill 2021?

The Bill seeks to expedite development projects by simplifying the procedure for acquisition of land. However, it has been criticised for allegedly being “anti-farmer” and promoting “crony capitalism”

Gurugram: Three techies among four killed in horrific accident

Four people, three of them software engineers, died and two others got injured after a truck fell on their car in Gurugram, police said on Tuesday (August 16). Three of the deceased were IIT alumni and worked in Adobe, Noida. According to the police, the incident happened at around 2 am while the passengers were returning to Noida from Udaipur. ...

Bishnoi’s exit will hit Cong’s caste equations, boost BJP’s non-Jat hold

Rebel Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi, who was recently removed from various positions he held in the party after he voted against colleague Ajay Maken in the recent Rajya Sabha polls, resigned as the Adampur MLA in the Haryana assembly, on Wednesday (August 3). Bishnoi, a four-term MLA and two-term former MP, will join the BJP on Thursday morning....

Haryana DSP killing puts spotlight back on illegal mining in Aravalli hills

The fact that a dumper crushed Nuh DSP Bishnoi to death in broad daylight speaks volumes about the brazenness of the mining mafia, and the utter failure of the administration to check illegal mining in the Aravallis

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Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi set to join BJP; meets Amit Shah, JP Nadda

Haryana Congress MLA Kuldeep Bishnoi is all set to join the BJP as he met Union Home Minister Amit Shah and BJP party national president JP Nadda in New Delhi on Sunday (July 10). After cross-voting in the Rajya Sabha polls last month, Adampur legislator Bishnoi was expelled from the Congress. Also read: I-T attaches ₹150 cr worth benami hote...

NCR likely to shrink by 24% if Haryana’s proposal is accepted

Haryana has proposed to remove five districts from the region's administrative boundary, which includes Karnal, Mahendragarh, Charkhi-Dadri, Jind, and Bhiwani

Nine persons arrested for operating fake call centre in Gurugram

Nine persons, including five women, were arrested for operating a fake call centre here, police said on Saturday. The police recovered Rs 13.40 lakhs from the possession of call centre owners. According to the police, the cybercrime police team got a tip off that the fake call centre was being run from a rented building located in DLF phase-2...

Gurugram cops track down truck with almonds worth ₹2 crore; arrest 4

After a week-long chase, a team of Gurugram Police in Haryana has managed to track down a truck that was carrying imported almonds worth ₹2 crore and arrested four persons including the driver. According to a Times of India report, the truck headed out of a port near Mumbai to Delhi on June 12 but did not reach the destination. It was carrying 8...

Haryana govt plans 11 fuel stations outside state jails to be run by jail inmates

The Haryana government is planning to set up fuel stations in outer premises of 11 jails in Haryana on the pattern of similar fuel stations in Telangana. The first such fuel station for outsiders in the outer premises of its Kurukshetra jail became operational from May 31. Run by jail inmates, this “jail filling station” is part of the state’s p...

Rajya Sabha elections: BJP wins big; here’s full list of winners and losers

Ahead of next month’s Presidential election, the BJP received a major boost by registering wins in three of the four states where Rajya Sabha polls were held for 16 seats on Friday (June 10). The BJP bagged three seats each in Maharashtra and Karnataka while there were one wins apiece in Rajasthan and Haryana. Also read: Chidambaram, Sibal, M...

Kuldeep Bishnoi’s meeting with CM Khattar sparks speculation

Senior Congress leader Kuldeep Bishnoi’s meeting with Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday (May 19) has triggered speculations over his next move after being ignored in the party’s revamped state unit. Last month, the Congress appointed former legislator and Bhupinder Singh Hooda loyalist Udai Bhan as the chief of the Haryana s...

Haryana’s affordable housing policy get thumbs up from developers

The policy permits the state government to sell apartments built by developers at fixed rates; realty firms are happy since it offers certainty of sale

Reason why the Haryana govt did a U-turn on loan scheme for universities

The Haryana government has made a U-turn on its announcement of Rs 147.75-crore loan for 10 state universities by saying that it is "grants-in-aid" and not loan per se. The decision comes after protests from students and teachers and also criticism from the Opposition Congress and BJP’s ally Jannayak Janata Party (JJP). It was on April 29 tha...

4 ‘Khalistani’ terrorists arrested in Haryana, explosives recovered

Four suspected Khalistani terrorists were arrested in Haryana on Thursday (May 5), according to multiple reports. As per an NDTV report, the suspected terrorists were caught at Bastara toll plaza in Karnal, Haryana, and large quantities of arms and ammunition were recovered from them. The suspects were carrying live IEDs (improvised explosive...

Haryana school timings changed to 7am-12pm due to heat wave

The Haryana government has revised timings of all government and private schools to 7 am-12 pm from Wednesday due to "intense heat wave" in the state.

To stave off AAP challenge, Haryana Congress inducts 14 lakh members

After more than four-and-a-half years, the Congress in Haryana has conducted a membership drive to strengthen the party organisation in the state. After the membership drive, which ended on April 15, the party plans to conclude organisational polls by September-end. The move comes in the wake of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) flexing its muscle in th...

Haryana CM moves resolution in state Assembly on Chandigarh issue

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar moved a resolution in the state Assembly on the Chandigarh issue on Tuesday, urging the Centre to not take any steps, until all concerns related to the Punjab Reorganisation Act were addressed. The House also urged the central government to take measures for the construction of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link Ca...

Chandigarh row: Hand over 400 Hindi-speaking villages first, Haryana tells Punjab

Relations between neighbours Punjab and Haryana have reached a flashpoint once again. Two days after the Punjab Assembly passed a resolution seeking immediate transfer of Chandigarh to the AAP-ruled state, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday (April 3) hit out at the Bhagwant Mann-led government in Punjab, demanding that they should...

AAP hopes to do a Punjab in Kejriwal’s home state Haryana, but it’s not e...

The recent landslide victory of the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Punjab assembly elections has rekindled the party's hopes in Haryana.

Haryana Assembly introduces bill to exempt tractors from ban on old vehicles in NCR

The Haryana government introduced a Bill in the state Assembly on Monday to exempt tractors from the rule that bans diesel vehicles older than 10 years from plying in NCR areas. The Haryana Laws (Special Provisions) Amendment Bill, 2022, to amend the Haryana Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2019, was tabled in the House by Transport Minister Mool ...

SC sets aside order staying 75% quota for Haryana locals in private jobs

The Supreme Court has set aside the high court order staying the Haryana government law reserving 75 per cent of private sector jobs for residents of the state, and asked the lower court to decide within four weeks petitions challenging the validity of the legislation. The court also restrained the state government from taking any action against e...

Landslide at Dadam mining site in Haryana kills 4, more feared trapped in debris

Four people have been killed and many others are feared trapped following a landslide at the Dadam mining site in Bhiwani district of Haryana on Saturday (January 1). The workers were reportedly travelling to another site when the landslide took place and they got trapped in their vehicles. Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij said several rescue team...

Chants of ‘long live Godse’ as Gurgaon anti-namaz extremists take out march

A group of right-wing extremists, including radical Hindutva leaders, marched through Gurgaon on Friday, hailing Nathuram Godse and demanding the release of Kalicharan Maharaj, who was arrested for making derogatory remarks against Mahatma Gandhi. The march was led by Kulbhushan Bhardwaj, legal adviser of Sanyukt Hindu Sangharsh Samiti, which has ...

Statue of Christ vandalised in Haryana as attacks against Christians spread

A statue of Jesus Christ was vandalised at a church in Ambala, Haryana, on Sunday (December 26). Police are analysing CCTV footage but are yet to identify the criminals. “Two men jumped the boundary wall at 12:30pm and vandalised a statue of Jesus Christ at around 1:40pm. They haven't been identified yet, police teams have been assigned to investi...
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