Malls to reopen next week in Gurugram, religious places to stay shut

Gurugram: Shopping malls in Haryana’s Gurugram will resume functioning from next week, while adhering to strict standard operating procedure in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, but religious places will continue to remain shut, reports said on Friday.

Haryana to fix COVID-19 treatment cost in private hospitals: Health Minister

Chandigarh: The Haryana government will soon issue an order fixing the cost of COVID-19 treatment in private hospitals, Health Minister Anil Vij said on Tuesday (June 23).

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Haryana eyes law for 75% job quota for locals, upsets industry owners

The prolonged COVID-19 lockdown has adversely affected industries across the country, especially in Haryana where the exodus of migrant labourers has posed a severe crisis of workers after the industries resumed their operations.

Haryana insists on labour fund dues as firms reel under COVID impact

The statutory contribution towards the labour welfare fund in Haryana has become a headache for the state-based industries, despite a three-month moratorium granted by the state government. With a pandemic raging across the country and its subsequent fallout, the government’s move on collecting the cess has annoyed many such firms.

Caught on camera: BJP’s Sonali Phogat thrashes official with slippers

Internet-star-turned-politician Sonali Phogat was on Friday (June 5) caught on camera while thrashing a senior official of a Haryana farmers' market committee for alleged misbehavior.

Gurugram landlords in a fix as migrants ‘flee’ after locking rooms, dodgi...

Gurugram: Gurugram is facing a crisis as the surrounding villages and low-cost housing societies, and even the mid-end private guest houses are lying vacant since migrants and business visitors have fled the 'millennium city' due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the subsequent lockdown.

Haryana to open interstate borders from June 1, places of worship from June 8

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Sunday (May 31) issued fresh guidelines for the next phase of lockdown and decided to open its interstate borders, including those with Delhi from June 1 and places of worship, hotels and malls from June 8. Seeking to follow the Centres guidelines for the next phase of lockdown, starting June 1, the state government als...

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One loses count of the number of occasions West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar engaged in a war of words with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and her government since taking oath as Governor on July 31 last year.

Over one-third ASI monuments located in 5 states worst hit by pandemic

The nod for reopening ASI-protected monuments across the country from Monday (July 6) has triggered concern among people since over one-third of such structures are located in the five states that are worst affected due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Cong leader Pankaj Punia arrested in Haryana for objectionable tweet

Chandigarh: Congress leader from Haryana Pankaj Punia has been arrested by police in Karnal for allegedly "hurting religious feelings" through a social media post, a police official said on Thursday (May 21). Punia, a former secretary of Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee, was arrested late Wednesday night following a written complaint by a Karnal resident ...

50 new COVID-19 infections reported in Haryana, cases rise to 780

Chandigarh: Fresh coronavirus cases continued to be reported from Haryana's NCR districts, with 31 new infections out of 50 being on Tuesday (May 12) recorded from Gurgaon and Faridabad.

Haryana: Over 1 lakh migrants apply for return; 74.5% from UP, Bihar

Faridabad: Following the movement of migrant labourers from across the country trying to reach their natives, as many as 1.09 lakh workers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh took to the Haryana government's web portal, requesting a return to the state.

Cops face tough time as migrant labourers come out on roads in Haryana

Police had to face a tough situation on Monday (May 4) as migrant workers, stranded in the state amid the lockdown and wanting to go back to their homes in different parts of the country, came out on the roads at a few places including Yamunanagar and Jind districts. At Yamunanagar, as police tried to disperse a big gathering of migrants, a few ...

Haryana blames Delhi for COVID-19 spread, seals border

With rising number of coronavirus cases in Haryana being traced to the national capital, the state is all set to tighten its borders with Delhi. Starting Tuesday (April 28), people travelling between Delhi and Haryana's satellite cities —Gurgaon and Faridabad, will require passes from the government. The rules will not spare health care workers,...

Gurgaon MNCs may have to work from home till July end: Official

Gurgaon: MNCs, BPOs and IT enabled services (ITES) in Gurgaon may have to allow their employees to work from home till the end of July, says Gurgaon Metropolitan Development Authority CEO V S Kundu.

Private lab in Haryana stands by findings after discrepancy in test results

A private laboratory that had come under the scanner of the Haryana government for alleged discrepancies in COVID-19 test results asserted on Saturday (April 25) that it stood by its findings and was open to getting these samples re-tested at any government lab. The state government on April 20 ordered a probe after four samples that had tested ...

Haryana man uses bedsheet to escape isolation ward, falls to death

Chandigarh: A 55-year-old coronavirus suspect fell to his death from the sixth floor of a hospital in Haryana while allegedly trying to escape. The incident occurred at Karnal’s Kalpana Chawla Medical College on early Monday morning, said police. The deceased was identified as a resident of a village in neighbouring Panipat.

Man tests positive for COVID-19 at Army’s Manesar quarantine facility

New Delhi: A man lodged at the Army’s quarantine facility in Manesar, Haryana has tested positive for the coronavirus infection, news agency PTI quoted sources as saying. As per the medical protocol, the man has been shifted to an isolation facility at Delhi’s Safdarjung Hospital for further medical examination and recovery.

Paytm says employee in Gurgaon tests positive for coronavirus

Gurugram: A Paytm employee in Gurgaon has tested positive for the coronavirus, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.

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, died on Monday (November 4). However, rescue operations were on to pull her out. According to police, while playing in the fields on Sunday (November 3) in Gharaunda area, she fell into the borewell belongin...

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).

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...
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