Articles about Haryana

Situated in North India, Haryana was carved out of East Punjab on a linguistic basis in 1966. Chandigarh is the capital of this state along with Faridabad being the most populous city, and Gurgaon being the financial hub of Haryana. Haryana is one of the most economically developed states in the country with the third highest per capita income in India.

Respite from blistering heatwave in sight for north India: IMD

21 May 2022

India
Respite from blistering heatwave in sight for north India: IMD

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), many parts of north India, including Delhi, will experience a respite from the scorching heatwave over the next week.

Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

02 May 2022

India
Haryana revises school timings due to heatwave: Check details here

Owing to the intense heatwave spell in northwest India, the Haryana government has issued an order revising timings for all public and private schools in the state.

Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

02 May 2022

India
Delhi to get relief from heatwave starting today: Check details

Heatwave conditions in Delhi and adjoining areas of northwestern and central India are likely to subside from Monday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has said.

Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

01 Apr 2022

Politics
Transfer Chandigarh to Punjab: CM Mann moves resolution in Assembly

Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has moved an official resolution in the state Assembly on Friday calling for the immediate transfer of Chandigarh to Punjab to respect the people's sentiments and maintain harmony.

Top 5 tourist destinations in Haryana

22 Mar 2022

Lifestyle
Top 5 tourist destinations in Haryana

Haryana is a beautiful travel destination that is well-known for its lush green pastures, majestic hills, rustic landscape, historical forts, stunning lakes, and pleasant weather.

36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

23 Feb 2022

India
36-hour blackout in Chandigarh as power employees go on strike

Most residential and industrial areas in Chandigarh have been facing a power outage for more than 36 hours, disrupting household life and work at hospitals and offices.

Haryana government accords Z-Plus security to rape convict Ram Rahim

22 Feb 2022

India
Haryana government accords Z-Plus security to rape convict Ram Rahim

The government of Haryana has granted Z-Plus category security cover to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh—the chief of the Dera Sacha Sauda sect.

Haryana board exams for classes 5, 8 canceled

21 Feb 2022

India
Haryana board exams for classes 5, 8 canceled

The government of Haryana has said there will be no board exams for classes five and eight this year.

Delhi, Haryana weather update: IMD predicts light rains tomorrow

21 Feb 2022

India
Delhi, Haryana weather update: IMD predicts light rains tomorrow

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday predicted fresh rainfall in Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, and North Rajasthan over the next two days.

Haryana's 75% job quota to stay for now, rules SC

17 Feb 2022

India
Haryana's 75% job quota to stay for now, rules SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside a recent order by the Punjab and Haryana High Court that temporarily stayed the Haryana government's private job reservation law for locals.

IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

13 Feb 2022

India
IMD forecasts dense fog in northern India, showers in TN

Dense fog is very likely to prevail in several regions of northern Punjab, Haryana, and Uttar Pradesh during the next 24 hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Gurugram: One dead, 2 trapped after apartment building's roof collapses

11 Feb 2022

India
Gurugram: One dead, 2 trapped after apartment building's roof collapses

One person died and at least two were feared trapped after the roof of a residential building in Gurugram's Sector 109 collapsed on Thursday evening.

Tripura to launch vulture conservation program to prevent extinction

06 Feb 2022

India
Tripura to launch vulture conservation program to prevent extinction

The forest department of Tripura will soon launch a project in Khowai district to breed endangered vulture species through a "vulture conservation and artificial breeding" program.

Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota

04 Feb 2022

India
Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota

The government of Haryana has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court of India, challenging the stay on a law providing job reservations to local residents.

High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals

03 Feb 2022

India
High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday ordered a stay on the Haryana government's decision to provide 75% quota to locals in private jobs.

Schools, colleges reopen in several states as COVID-19 cases decline

01 Feb 2022

India
Schools, colleges reopen in several states as COVID-19 cases decline

As COVID-19 cases decline across the country, many state governments have decided to reopen schools and colleges.

Gurugram: 20 booked for assaulting student over social media post

23 Jan 2022

India
Gurugram: 20 booked for assaulting student over social media post

The police on Friday booked 20 persons for allegedly assaulting a Class X student in Haryana's Gurugram.

2 dead after landslide at mining site in Haryana

01 Jan 2022

India
2 dead after landslide at mining site in Haryana

At least two people died and several others are feared trapped after a landslide at a mining site in Bhiwani district, Haryana, on Saturday.

Cold wave: North India to see mercury drop, says IMD

17 Dec 2021

India
Cold wave: North India to see mercury drop, says IMD

A cold wave is expected to hit portions of northwest India in the coming days, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

Munawar Faruqui axed from Gurgaon comedy festival amid threats

07 Dec 2021

India
Munawar Faruqui axed from Gurgaon comedy festival amid threats

Stand-up comic Munawar Faruqui has been removed from the line-up of performers at the Gurgaon Comedy Festival over "public safety concerns."

Gurugram namaz row: Hindu protesters raise slogans; 6 detained

03 Dec 2021

India
Gurugram namaz row: Hindu protesters raise slogans; 6 detained

A group of right-wing Hindu protesters on Friday blocked Muslims from offering namaz (prayers) at a designated site in Gurugram, Haryana.

Gurugram sees fresh protests over Friday namaz dispute

20 Nov 2021

India
Gurugram sees fresh protests over Friday namaz dispute

Gurugram on Friday witnessed fresh protests over the issue of offering namaz (prayers by Muslims) in the open.

Delhi pollution: 4 Haryana districts shut schools, impose other curbs

14 Nov 2021

India
Delhi pollution: 4 Haryana districts shut schools, impose other curbs

Four Haryana districts bordering Delhi imposed fresh curbs on Sunday in light of the worsened air quality in the national capital.

Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

06 Nov 2021

Politics
Haryana: Farmers attack BJP MP's car; hold party leaders hostage

Farmers' protests against three contentious farm laws had turned violent in Haryana on Friday after two senior BJP leaders were targeted by farmers in Hisar and Rohtak districts of the state.

Firecracker ban: What are the rules in different states?

30 Oct 2021

India
Firecracker ban: What are the rules in different states?

The festive season is here and so is the annual debate about the use of firecrackers around this time.

3 Lok Sabha, 29 Assembly by-polls today

30 Oct 2021

India
3 Lok Sabha, 29 Assembly by-polls today

By-polls to three Lok Sabha and 29 Assembly seats across 14 states and union territories began at 7 am on Saturday.

500 cops to guard namaz spots in Gurugram after threats

29 Oct 2021

India
500 cops to guard namaz spots in Gurugram after threats

Nearly 500 police personnel will be deployed at five spots in Gurugram where Muslims offer namaz (prayers) on Friday.

Gurugram: Woman registers 7 'rape cases' against 7 different men

27 Oct 2021

India
Gurugram: Woman registers 7 'rape cases' against 7 different men

The Haryana State Commission for Women has asked the state police to probe allegations of "fake" rape cases registered by one woman.

Singhu: Nihang arrested for assaulting poultry worker over 'free chicken'

22 Oct 2021

India
Singhu: Nihang arrested for assaulting poultry worker over 'free chicken'

A man identified as a Nihang sect member has been arrested for assaulting a poultry farm worker and breaking his leg at the Delhi-Haryana Singhu border.

BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

07 Oct 2021

Politics
BJP MP's car hits protesting farmers in Haryana; 1 injured

Even as tensions from the Lakhimpur Kheri incident refuse to simmer down, farmers in Haryana alleged a car belonging to BJP MP Nayab Saini hit farmers protesting in Ambala.

'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

04 Oct 2021

Politics
'Tit-for-tat' against protesting farmers; Haryana CM calls for armed groups

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is at the heart of a controversy after his remarks on the farmers' protest have gone viral.

Farmers protest at Haryana CM Khattar's house; water cannons used

02 Oct 2021

India
Farmers protest at Haryana CM Khattar's house; water cannons used

More than 1,000 farmers protesting against the central government's three controversial farm laws gathered outside Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's house in Karnal on Saturday morning.

Haryana government to give subsidy on purchase of e-vehicles: CM

22 Sep 2021

India
Haryana government to give subsidy on purchase of e-vehicles: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that the state government has decided to give a subsidy on the purchase of e-vehicles to encourage their use.

Haryana: 7 kids die in 3 weeks; doctors in tizzy

15 Sep 2021

India
Haryana: 7 kids die in 3 weeks; doctors in tizzy

At least seven children, all aged below 14, have died in Haryana's Chilli village in Palwal district in the past three weeks.

Haryana standoff ends as government orders probe into Karnal incident

11 Sep 2021

India
Haryana standoff ends as government orders probe into Karnal incident

A week-long standoff between farmers and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Haryana ended today after the fourth round of discussions.

Karnal lathi-charge: Action against farmers if guilty, says Haryana minister

09 Sep 2021

Politics
Karnal lathi-charge: Action against farmers if guilty, says Haryana minister

As the farmers' protest against the August 28 police excess intensified, Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Thursday assured that the "entire Karnal episode" will be investigated.

Karnal Kisan Mahapanchayat: Talks fail again; farmers plan permanent protest

08 Sep 2021

India
Karnal Kisan Mahapanchayat: Talks fail again; farmers plan permanent protest

Farmers protesting against the agricultural laws in Haryana have threatened a prolonged agitation in Karnal, alleging inaction by authorities in the matter of police excess on demonstrators on August 28.

Protesters should specify farm law lacunae, government will rectify: Minister

08 Sep 2021

Politics
Protesters should specify farm law lacunae, government will rectify: Minister

The protesting farmers should point out the shortcomings in the new farm laws so that the government can rectify them, Union Minister Bhanu Pratap Verma said on Tuesday, alleging they were tutored into the agitation by Opposition parties.

Karnal Kisan Mahapanchayat: Farmers march toward mini-secretariat as talks fail

07 Sep 2021

India
Karnal Kisan Mahapanchayat: Farmers march toward mini-secretariat as talks fail

Talks between 11 farmer leaders and the Karnal administration remained inconclusive on Tuesday, farmer leaders said.

SC refuses to hear plea on Singhu border farmers' protest

06 Sep 2021

India
SC refuses to hear plea on Singhu border farmers' protest

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a petition seeking directions to clear the Singhu border where farmers are protesting against the controversial farm laws.

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