Haryana withdraws ordinance providing 75% quota in private sector jobs

In a move seen as a setback to Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, the state cabinet headed by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Friday (October 16) withdrew an ordinance it had cleared two months ago to provide 75 per cent reservation in private sector jobs.

Haryana woman locked up in toilet by husband for over a year rescued

Women Protection and Child Marriage Prohibition Officer Rajni Gupta along with her team rescued a woman who was allegedly locked inside a toilet for over a year by her husband in Rishpur village in Haryana’s Panipat district.

Yogendra Yadav takes farmers’ fight to Chautala’s house

The Haryana police on Wednesday detained Swaraj India chief Yogendra Yadav and his associates for protesting near the houses of Haryana deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala and power and jails minister Ranjit Chautala in Sirsa.

Farm bills: BJP’s Haryana ally Dushyant Chautala under pressure to quit

As the farmers’ protest against the passage of the agricultural reforms Bills in Parliament rages in parts of Punjab and Haryana, the BJP’s ties with its allies in the two states have come under increasing strain.

All eyes on BJP’s Haryana ally JJP after Badal quits over farm bills

After Akali leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s resignation from Modi Cabinet over the Centre’s new farm bills, eyes are now set on Dushyant Chautala’s Jannayak Janata Party, a key NDA ally in Haryana where farmers are staging protests against the proposed legislations.

Haryana to track 10K people after 75 staff of highway dhabas test COVID positive

A mammoth challenge to contact trace as many as 10,000 people who visited two popular highway eateries in Haryana’s Murthal now awaits the Sonepat administration, after 75 employees at both places tested positive for COVID-19.

It’s Jat loyalty vs BJP’s governance in Baroda bypolls in Haryana

Haryana is preparing for a proxy battle between Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar of the BJP and his predecessor Bhupinder Singh Hooda of the Congress in the Baroda assembly bypoll due in September. Khattar is a non-Jat belonging to the merchant Khatri community while Hooda is a tall Jat leader.

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.


Better growth for women in AI, analytics sector now than 5 years ago: Survey

Better gender-positive workplace policies are attracting more women to the Data Science space, with a significant percentage of women believing there are more opportunities for them in the Artifical Intelligence (AI) and Analytics field now when compared to five years ago, according to a survey.

COVID-19 antibodies can be detected up to 7 months after infection: Study

New Delhi: Antibodies produced against the novel coronavirus can be detected in the body seven months after an infection, a new study has said.The antibodies increase rapidly in the first three weeks of infection and then fall later, a “classic pattern” in body response, the study said published in the European Journal of Immunology. 

Farooq to lead Gupkar alliance, Mehbooba to be vice-chairperson

Srinagar: Seven mainstream parties of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday gave a formal shape to their recently cobbled alliance for the restoration of Article 370, electing National Conference's Farooq Abdullah as its chairman and PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti as vice-chairperson, and asserted that theirs was "not an anti-national" grouping.

Bombing in Kabul kills at least ten, including children

Kabul: Afghanistan's interior ministry says a bombing outside an educational center in the capital, Kabul, has killed at least ten people and wounded eight others, including school children.

Wife of UP police officer probing Hathras case commits suicide

Lucknow: The wife of a senior Uttar Pradesh police officer, who was part of the SIT set up by the state government to probe the Hathras murder-gangrape case, allegedly committed suicide at their house on Saturday, police said.




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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).

Final-year MBBS students in Haryana to be on COVID duty amid spike

Chandigarh: With the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Haryana, the state government has said final-year MBBS students studying in government and private medical colleges will be deployed for effective management of the pandemic. "The death toll due to COVID-19 in Haryana on Sunday rose to 160 with 11 fresh fatalities, while the infection tally climbed to ...

From June 1, Gurgaon sees 6-fold increase in deaths, cases rise over 3.5 times

Chandigarh: Gurgaon in Haryana, one of the worst-hit districts in the country by the coronavirus pandemic, has recorded a six-fold increase in deaths, while the cases have gone up more than three-and-a-half times between May 31 and June 11, data showed on Friday (June 12). Of the nearly 6,000 total cases in Haryana, Gurgaon alone accounts for more than 45 p...

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...

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.