If the first wave of COVID pandemic had swathes of urban India ravaged, then the deadly second wave seems to be wreaking havoc on the hinterlands of the country.Haryana’s villages, for instance, are bearing the brunt. A quick look by The Federal suggests at least 239 “mysterious deaths” took place in fewer than two weeks in just 10 villages of the state.
Bhubaneswar: The restrictions will not be applicable to any poll-related work, such as movement of personnel engaged in facilitating by-election to the Pipili assembly constituency. Polling in Pipili will be held on May 16
Gatherings of all kinds, including those for social, cultural, academic or entertainment purposes will be banned, a release said. Markets will be open from 7am to 10am and 3pm to 5pm on all days. Places offering essential services, such as medical and grocery shops, can remain open at times other than the specified period, the release said
The Gurgaon Municipal Corporation (MCG) recently decided to keep all meat shops in the city closed on Tuesdays. The decision was taken at the general body meeting, though the issue was not on agenda. It was, however, taken up for discussion after some councillors raised it citing ' disrespect for Hindu beliefs.’
Days after winning the trust vote in the Haryana assembly, the BJP-JJP combine government on Monday (March 15) tabled a Bill seeking recovery of damages to public properties from rioters, triggering a walkout by the Opposition.
In a situation where kursi (chair) triumphed over kisan (farmer), the BJP-Jannayak Janta Party (JJP)-led government in Haryana on Wednesday sailed through winning the trust vote in the state assembly. The Congress' no-confidence motion was defeated with just 32 members backing it, while 55 members belonging to the BJP-JJP combine voted it down.However, political analysts like Rohtas Nagura suggested that the BJP-JJP may have won the no-confidence motion but it is actually the Congress, who has emerged victorious in this situation, by extending their support to the agitating farmers.
The BJP-JJP government defeated the no-confidence motion moved by the Congress in the Haryana Legislative Assembly on Wednesday, after the motion was supported by 32 and opposed by 55 legislators.
The Congress had moved the motion earlier in the day, contending that the people have lost confidence in the Manohar Lal Khattar government over its s...
Less than a year after former Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s passing away, his party, the Lok Janshakti Party headed by his son Chirag Paswan, split on Monday (June 14). The party’s five MPs in the Lok Sabha have written to the Speaker asking him to consider them as a separate group.
In a calculated move to embarrass the ruling BPJ-JJP alliance led government in Haryana, and to gain political mileage with agitating farmers, the Congress party has moved a no-confidence motion against the government, which has been accepted and will be debated and voted in the Haryana Assembly on Wednesday, March 10.
Some companies may consider relocating outside Haryana due to the state's new law which makes it mandatory for private firms to reserve 75% of their jobs for locals. Several firms view the new law as a threat to competitiveness and post-pandemic recovery.
Harjit Kaur, a 23-year-old woman from Ambala district of Haryana, allegedly died by hanging herself on February 21. Harjit got married to Gurcharan Singh in November last year, but a few days after the marriage, Gurcharan Singh and his mother Kirandeep Kaur started harassing Harjit for not bringing a car in dowry.
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that the Governor has approved a bill for reservation of 75% private jobs for the people of the state, nearly five months after it was passed by the state assembly.
The khap panchats across Haryana have staged protests and burnt effigies of the state's Agriculture Minister JP Dalal, seeking his dismissal for his controversial statement over the death of farmers during the ongoing agitation against Centre's new farm laws.
About 8 lakh farmers from Punjab and Haryana are camping on Delhi borders, demanding repeal of the three contentious farm laws. Those who are not at the protest sites are making sure that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislators and party men feel the heat back home.
In what is being called as the “start of the downfall of the BJP”, a hugely energetic and emotional crowd of 50,000 farmers was witnessed in khap mahapanchayat in Kandela Village of Jind District in Haryana. A gathering of this intensity against the BJP government hasn’t been witnessed till now
Farmers in Haryana have announced they’ll not allow any minister of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala-led Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) alliance government to hoist the national flag during the Republic Day function anywhere in the state.
The ongoing farmer agitation has made it difficult for the ministers and MLAs of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) to hold public meetings anywhere in Haryana. Where ever they go, farmers and their families welcome them with black flags. The vehicles of leaders from the two parties are chased and helipads are damaged.
Farmers on Sunday braved water cannons, baton-charging, and tear gas to reach a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' venue in Kaimla village in Haryana's Karnal district, which is scheduled to be addressed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, leading to a tensed situation.
The discontentment of farmers from Haryana over the central government’s agriculture bills have left the NDA alliance in the state divided with several legislators slowly lending support to the protests at Delhi.
The fear of an imminent rift in the government has goaded Jannayak Janata Party chief and deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala, who...
A ₹ 2,000 profit per month for an acre shows the plight of farmers in a state like Haryana where 67% of people are dependent on farming out of which 80% are small or marginal who own less than two acres of land.
At a time when the Centre is aggressively banning Chinese apps to secure the country’s data, a major security glitch, which could open sensitive and confidential information of residents to theft, has been reported in Haryana’s latest data collection exercise to make family ID cards or Parivar Pehchan Patra (PPP).
The technical snag has been rep...
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister and JJP leader Dushyant Chautala never openly opposed the Centre on the contentious farm laws. Now that the government has agreed to give a written guarantee of minimum support price (MSP), Chautala has put the ball in protesting unions’ court. However, the Chautala clan has been criticized by farmer unions, independent MLAs and even discreetly opposed by his own party MLAs for not standing with the sons of the soil.
The raging farmers’ protest in Delhi has put the 12-month-old Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana in a fix. An independent MLA has withdrawn support demanding justice for farmers while BJP ally JJP is openly supporting farmers’ demand for guaranteed MSP.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has blamed his Punjab counterpart Capt. Amarinder Singh for the farmers’ ‘Delhi Chalo’ march and claimed only the farmers from Punjab are protesting, not the ones from his state.
This is how coalition politics works: a party with the most number of seats becomes the ruling party with the support of a hopelessly minority group whose commitment to voters is in contradiction with that of the party in power. Like in Haryana, where the state Assembly on Thursday (November 5) passed a Bill providing 75 per cent reservation in pri...
Chandigarh: Amid the uproar over the killing of a woman in Ballabhgarh, Haryana on Sunday said it is planning a law against ‘love jihad’ to “protect young girls”, a day after Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said he will introduce one soon.
Haryana was considering a law in the wake of the Ballabhgarh murder and so was the Centre, chief minister ...