Haryana
Dalit boy stripped, beaten for crossing field in Haryana

Two men allegedly stripped and thrashed a 17-year-old Dalit boy after they were “offended“ by his passing their fields in Ghirai village of Hisar district on Saturday night.

Grandmother arrested for burning private parts of minor grand daughter

A 55-year-old woman was arrested today for allegedly burning the private parts of her four- year-old granddaughter with a tong as she was upset at the birth of her third girl grandchild, police said.

Willing to lend support for canal construction: Abhay

The prospects of all major political parties of the state adopting a joint strategy on the issue of the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal have become brighter after Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar’s meeting with former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda yesterday.

Modi to meet Khattar, Capt on SYL, SC told

New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has convened a meeting of chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana in an attempt to arrive at an amicable solution to the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday. During a hearing of the case, senior counsel AK Ganguly told a three-judge Bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra on behalf of Punjab that the Prime Minister had convened a meeting of the two chief ministers.

After SC decree on SYL, Haryana CM appeals to Capt for cooperation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called a meeting of chief ministers of Punjab and Haryana in an attempt to arrive at an amicable solution to the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue, the Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday. After the SC decree on the issue, Haryana CM ML Khattar appealed to Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh to cooperate on the issue.

Gurgaon's metro expansion plan approved without clarity on routes

Gurgaon : A day after state government officials agreed on linking Huda City Centre metro station to Gurgaon railway station through a new metro corridor, there's little clarity on the prospective routes for the same.

INLD protest on SYL issue begins, activists block some roads

Chandigarh : Haryana's main opposition Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Monday began its protest over the issue of the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal by blocking roads, including in Ambala and Sirsa districts, disrupting movement of vehicles entering Haryana from Punjab.

Khattar hits back at Cong, INLD

Rakhigarhi (Hisar) : Hitting back at the Congress following its onslaught on farmers’ issues, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today claimed that the BJP government had implemented more than half of recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission while accusing the rival party of shelving the report during its tenure. In the wake of a series of kisan panchayats being organised by former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, Khattar alleged that the Congress leader had seen an opportunity to revive his political fortunes on farmers’ issues.

SYL row: INLD blocks Punjab vehicles, commuters face rough time

Chandigarh : A large number of commuters going towards Haryana and Delhi had a harrowing time on Monday as Haryana's main opposition party INLD's workers blocked the entry of vehicles coming from Punjab at several places. The protest remained peaceful, police said.

Abhay Singh Chautala to watch INLD show from a chopper

Amid hype over INLD’s call to block vehicles coming to Haryana from Punjab on July 10 over the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue, the party has announced that its leader Abhay Singh Chautala would visit all the five designated spots by helicopter to oversee the campaign and encourage the workers.

Show of strength by former CM in khap heartland

Jind : In an attempt of one-upmanship in Haryana Congress, former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led group today announced extension of kisan mahapanchayat programmes to other parts of the state. Addressing a gathering in the politically significant khap heartland of Jind, Hooda said he would continue the fight against the BJP for its anti-farmer policies.

Ready to face bullets, won't allow vehicles from Punjab: INLD on SYL

Chandigarh : Haryana's main opposition party INLD on Saturday said it would not allow vehicles from Punjab to enter the state, even if it has to "face bullets and lathis", during its protest on Monday over the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue.

Mango Mela at Pinjore Gardens, free entry for elderly

Previous year the tourism department of Haryana offered free entry to senior citizens at 'Mango Mela' and continuing the same spree this year, the department is starting the 26th 'Mango Mela' from July 8 at Pinjore Gardens, but the twist in the tale is that, no lunch is being offered this time.

Tout involved in sex determination test held

A joint health team of Karnal and Jind districts arrested a tout allegedly involved in getting sex determination test of a decoy in Assandh on yesterday night. The team members also recovered Rs 22,000 from the tout given by the decoy.

Two of gang arrested for stealing 150 luxury cars

Gurgaon : Two members of notorious Satish gang involved in stealing over 150 luxury vehicles from Gurgaon and Delhi NCR were arrested by police on Wednesday night. Acting on a tipoff, a team of anti-vehicle theft squad of the Gurgaon police set up a barricade near Subhash chowk, and arrested the two accused identified as Hitesh and Sonu, who later admitted to be key members of the vehicle stealing gang.