5-year-old falls into 50-feet deep borewell in Karnal, dead

Chandigarh: In another shocking incident, a 5-year-old girl who fell into a 50-feet-deep borewell in Harsinghpura village in Haryana's Karnal district, ...

BJP clarifies it will not take support from Gopal Kanda in Haryana

Chandigarh: Putting all speculations to rest, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday (October 26) made it clear that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will not rely on the support of controversial Sirsa MLA Gopal Kanda to form government in Haryana.

Khattar to be sworn in tomorrow; Dushyant to take charge as Deputy CM

Chandigarh: A meeting of the BJP legislators on Saturday (October 26) unanimously elected Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar its leader.

93% newly elected Haryana MLAs are crorepatis: ADR report

New Delhi: Eighty-four of the 90 newly elected Haryana MLAs are crorepatis, according to an analysis by poll watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).

BJP clinches deal with JJP in Haryana, gives Dushyant deputy CM

The BJP is all set to form a new government in Haryana after clinching an alliance with the Jannayak Janata Party, which has won 10 seats in the 90-member assembly, by giving it the post of deputy chief minister.

Gopal Kanda, backing BJP in Haryana, faces charge of abetting suicide

Chandigarh: Gopal Kanda was booked in 2012 for allegedly abetting the suicide of an air hostess employed with his aviation company. Kanda was then Haryana’s home minister in the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Congress government.

Dushyant Chautala to meet MLAs, father Ajay Chautala in Tihar

New Delhi: Dushyant Chautala, Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader, who has emerged as a kingmaker in Haryana, will meet his 10 legislators on Friday (October 25) at his residence here to decide on the future course of the party.

Haryana: Khattar to be sworn in tomorrow as independents go with BJP

Ahead of getting sworn in on Saturday (October 26) as the chief minister of Haryana, for a second consecutive term,  Manohar Lal Khattar reached Delhi a short while ago to meet senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.

Haryana’s fractured mandate sets off flurry of talks, BJP eyes independents

Dushyant Chautala, who will play the kingmaker’s role, will have the cake and eat it too in Haryana. He is reported to have sought the chief minister’s post for his party, Jananayak Janata Party (JJP).

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Haryana’s poll turnout touches 68.46%, still down from last assembly polls

Chandigarh: The voter turnout in Haryana assembly polls touched 68.46 per cent, with Election Commission officials saying the figures may again change slightly when entire data is tabulated. However, even at 68.46 per cent, there was a sharp drop from the 2014 assembly elections which brought the BJP to power in the state. Barring "minor incidents", polling...

BJP’s Sapna Chaudhary campaigns for rival candidate in Haryana

New Delhi: Popular Haryanvi singer Sapna Chaudhary, who joined the BJP recently, campaigned for a rival candidate Gopal Kanda in Haryana Assembly elections, leaving her party red-faced.

With Khattar-Modi combo, it may take a miracle to defeat BJP in Haryana

Chennai: The outcome of the forthcoming Haryana Assembly polls is a foregone conclusion given the internal wrangling within the main opposition party, the Congress, and the caste equations stacked in favour of the BJP.

Rahul calls PM loudspeaker of rich bizmen, attacks Khattar in Haryana poll rally

Nuh: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (October 14) of being a "loudspeaker for Adani and Ambani" and alleged that he only talked about big businessmen and had taken out money from the pockets of the poor to give away to his "rich friends". Addressing his first rally here for the October 21 Haryana Assembly p...

BJP releases Haryana poll manifesto; promises interest free crop loan

Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday (October 13) released its election manifesto for the October 21 Haryana assembly polls and stated that this was a commitment paper that represented all sections of society. The party described its poll manifesto as a Sankalp Patra. The BJP, if voted to power again, promised to give collateral free loan ...

Worry for BJP, Congress as rebels enter fray in Haryana

With just two weeks remaining for the Assembly polls in Haryana, rebels have given a headache to both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress, with a few of them entering the contest as Independents. Both parties are facing resentment from leaders who have been denied party tickets. With filing of nominations coming to a close on Friday, Rand...

Haryana Cong ex-chief Ashok Tanwar quits party ahead of polls

As a consequence of the internal feud that has engulfed the Congress unit of Haryana, its former state unit chief Ashok Tanwar resigned from the primary membership of the party on Saturday.

Congress releases list of 84 candidates for Haryana Assembly polls

New Delhi: The Congress released its list for 84 candidates for the upcoming Haryana Assembly elections late on Wednesday (October 2) night, fielding all its sitting MLAs except one. Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Hooda will contest from his Garhi Sampla-Kiloi seat, while the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala will contest from his Kaith...

Yogeshwar Dutt, Babita Phogat get BJP tickets for Haryana state polls

Chennai: A number of acclaimed sportspersons, including wrestler Babita Phogat, former Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh and Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt, have been given BJP tickets for the October 21 Assembly elections in Haryana.

Haryana polls: BJP may announce first set of candidates today

New Delhi: There are speculations that the BJP is likely to announce its first list of candidates for the Haryana assembly polls on Sunday (September 29) since the party's central election committee is set to meet later in the day. Former Indian Hockey team captain Sandeep Singh, women wrestler Babita Phogat, and Olympic wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who recent...

Will implement NRC in Haryana, says CM Khattar, gets Hooda’s support

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday (September 15) said that the National Register of Citizens (NRC) will be updated in the state, as done in Assam. "We will implement NRC in Haryana," Khattar told reporters in Panchkula after meeting justice (retd) HS Bhalla  and former Navy chief Admiral (retd) Sunil Lanba at their residences ...

BJP will cross 75-mark in Haryana Assembly polls, says CM Khattar

Rohtak: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday (September 8) expressed confidence that the Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) will cross the 75-mark in the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. “We will cross the target of 75 seats in Haryana,” the Chief Minister said while addressing the Vijay Sankalp rally in Rohtak, considered to be a bas...

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Rohtak: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (September 8) said that the first 100 days of the NDA government's second term has been of "development, trust and big changes" in the country.

Milind Soman named ambassador for Gurugram marathon

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Incumbent CMs likely to lead BJP in Maha, Jharkhand, Haryana Assembly polls

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Three kanwariyas crushed under truck, seven injured

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Panchkula: The ED will soon take possession of a land worth ₹64.93 crore in Panchkula, which was allotted to the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) by the Haryana government in 2005, after a quasi-judicial authority recently approved its order, the agency said on Wednesday (May 29). The central probe agency has issued a provisional attachment order under th...