Haryana: News

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.

30 Jan 2023

Uttar Pradesh

UP: Pesticides in breast milk suspected of killing 111 infants

As many as 111 infants mysteriously died in the last 10 months in Maharajganj district of Uttar Pradesh.

Delhi-NCR: Temperature drops as cold winds, rains lash national capital

Cold winds and rainfall lashed Delhi and its neighboring areas, like Gurugram and Noida, on Sunday, resulting in a dip in temperatures.

24 Jan 2023


Jio 5G services launched in 50 new cities: Check list

Reliance Jio has launched its 5G services in 50 more cities across 17 states and union territories, bringing the total count to 184 cities across India.

24 Jan 2023

Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Gurmeet Ram Rahim celebrates parole by cutting cake with sword

Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year prison sentence for raping two disciples, was granted 40-day parole from Haryana's Sunaria Jail in Rohtak district on Saturday.

01 Jan 2023

Ministry of Culture

50 ASI-protected monuments 'untraceable' across India including in Delhi, Haryana

In a shocking revelation, the Ministry of Culture informed the Parliament that up to 50 of India's 3,693 protected monuments are "untraceable."

Sandeep Singh hands over sports portfolio after sexual harassment FIR

The Chandigarh Police registered a sexual harassment and criminal intimidation case against Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh on Sunday based on a complaint by a junior athletics coach.

31 Dec 2022


Delhi to begin New Year with fresh cold wave spell 

Delhi and much of northwest India will see a fresh cold wave on New Year's Eve, with the lowest temperature to drop three degrees by Tuesday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

28 Dec 2022


Delhi: Cold wave to abate till Sunday, return thereafter

Delhi and the rest of northwest India are set to get some respite from the biting cold wave, exacerbated by low daytime temperatures, from Wednesday till Sunday, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

27 Dec 2022


Cold wave: Dense fog across Delhi, North India; temperatures dip

Dense fog prevailed in Delhi, reducing visibility to as low as 50m as a cold wave continued to sweep North India.

Delhi, nearby states to experience biting cold wave till Tuesday

Delhi and numerous regions in northern, north-western, and central India witnessed a foggy morning on Christmas Day as a cold wave continued to grip these parts on Sunday.

20 Dec 2022


IMD issues 'yellow' alert as dense fog shrouds Delhi, Punjab

The Indo-Gangetic plains remained shrouded in dense to very dense fog on Tuesday for the second consecutive day.

17 Dec 2022


Gurugram: Police install tyre crash barriers to reduce accidents

Gurugram traffic police began the installation of tire barriers on Friday near Kherki Daula Toll plaza in an attempt to reduce accident-related fatalities on the Gurugram-Delhi Expressway.

04 Dec 2022


Rajasthan: 5 arrested for murder of gangster Raju Theth

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced on Sunday that all five accused in the gang war shooting in Sikar, which took the life of gangster Raju Theht and one other individual, had been arrested.

NIA raids 20 places across India to bust gangster-terror nexus

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday, as part of its investigation into the gangster-terror nexus case, began running raids on 20 locations across Punjab, Rajasthan, Delhi-NCR, and Haryana.

28 Nov 2022

Haryana Elections

Haryana panchayat elections: BJP clinches 22, AAP bags 15 seats

The results of the Haryana Panchayat elections were announced on Sunday.

27 Nov 2022


Canada: Indian student dies after being hit by truck

A 20-year-old Indian student died after being hit by a pickup truck in Toronto, Canada, on Wednesday, according to media reports.

17 Nov 2022


Delhi's air quality improves, Noida reels under 'very poor' AQI

Following weeks of hazardous air quality in Delhi, the capital city recorded a significant improvement on Tuesday with the Air Quality Index (AQI) at 221 (poor) against 309 (very poor) on Monday.

16 Nov 2022


Pay dog-attack victim Rs. 2 lakh compensation, orders Gurugram forum

The District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum instructed the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Tuesday to give Rs. 2 lakh compensation to a lady who sustained injuries after being attacked by a pet dog this year in August.

09 Nov 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 fascinating bird sanctuaries you must visit in India

Winter is almost here and it marks the arrival of a wide range of migratory birds across the country.

Supreme Court acquits rapist-killers called "predators" by high court

Supreme Court (SC) on Monday acquitted three men who were convicted of raping and killing a 19-year-old woman in Delhi's Chhawala area in 2012.

03 Nov 2022

Delhi Air Pollution

Delhi AQI severe at 426, NCPCR suggests closing of schools

Smog shrouded Delhi as the air quality in the national capital region plummeted to 'severe' — the worst bracket on the scale on Thursday.

03 Nov 2022

Medical College

Haryana: MBBS students initially don't have to pay bond fee

The Haryana government has relaxed Rs. 10 lakh bond amount for MBBS students studying in government colleges across the state.

22 Oct 2022

Firecrackers Ban

Firecracker ban hurts sentiments, hits workers: RSS-affiliate Swadeshi Jagaran Manch

The Swadeshi Jagaran Manch (SJM), an affiliate of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), has opposed the firecrackers ban announced by many state governments, including Delhi, during Diwali terming it "unscientific" and aimed at "hurting sentiments".

Ryan school murder: SC grants accused bail after 5 years

The Supreme Court granted bail to the accused in the 2017 Ryan International School murder case on Thursday.

20 Oct 2022

Air Quality Index

Smog to choke Delhi in 3 days, action plan enforced

The National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to lose its breath under the grip of smog in the next three days.

14 Oct 2022

Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Ram Rahim gets 40-day parole ahead of Haryana panchayat polls

Dera Sacha Sauda chief and self-proclaimed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh 'Insan', who is jailed on twin rape and murder charges, was granted 40 days of parole and is set to be released as Haryana panchayat polls will be held within weeks from now.

Haryana government halts cough syrup production linked to Gambia deaths

The Haryana government suspended cough syrup production at a Maiden Pharmaceuticals facility on Wednesday, a week after the World Health Organization (WHO) warned that the drug may be related to the deaths of scores of children in the Gambia.

06 Oct 2022


66 Gambia deaths: Centre probes Indian company's 4 cough syrups

After the death of 66 children in the Gambia, the World Health Organization (WHO) issued an alert against using four fever, cold, and cough syrups manufactured by Maiden Pharmaceuticals Limited — an Indian pharmaceuticals company based in Haryana.

30 Sep 2022


Gurugram to get the world's largest safari park

Looks like The Millennium city of India is all set to become a little more "wild."

25 Sep 2022


Chandigarh Airport to be renamed after Bhagat Singh

In his monthly address to the nation Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Chandigarh Airport will be renamed after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the martyr.

MHA recommends CBI probe into Sonali Phogat death: Sources

The Ministry of Home Affairs has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of BJP leader and Tik-Tok star Sonali Phogat.

12 Sep 2022


Haryana shocker: Teen kills 11-year-old friend to get madrasa shut

Police on Sunday arrested a 13-year-old boy in the case of an 11-year-old student found dead last week in a madrasa in Nuh, Haryana.

12 Sep 2022

Delhi Police

Moose Wala murder: NIA raids 50 locations linked to gangs

Raids by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) are underway at 50 locations in north India to crack down on gangsters.

06 Sep 2022


Haryana: Expensive cars, furniture missing from Sonali Phogat's farmhouse

The saga of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, actor, and social media celebrity Sonali Phogat's death keeps getting murkier.

04 Sep 2022


Sonali Phogat death: Aide Sudhir Sangwan was running extortion racket

Investigation into the mysterious death of Sonali Phogat, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and actor, has revealed that her aide, Sudhir Sangwan, purportedly ran an extortion racket in her name.

03 Sep 2022


Sonali Phogat's aide Sangwan was after her property, claims police

Sudhir Sangwan — the aide of BJP leader and TikTok star Sonali Phogat — who was arrested along with four others accused of conspiring and murdering her, is said to have been eying her property.

Sonali Phogat death: Goa police team reaches Haryana for investigation

A team of Goa police landed in Haryana on Tuesday to continue investigating the mysterious death of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and actor Sonali Phogat.

28 Aug 2022


Sonali Phogat given 'crystal meth' in Goa; one more arrested

Sonali Phogat, the actor and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, was reportedly given the drug methamphetamine, or crystal meth, in Goa hours before her death.

25 Aug 2022

Manohar Lal Khattar

Sonali Phogat death: Post-mortem reveals injuries; Two arrested for murder

Goa Police on Thursday arrested two accomplices of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Haryana Sonali Phogat in connection with her death.

24 Aug 2022


Sonali Phogat death: Family suspects foul play, demands CBI probe

After Haryana BJP leader and actor Sonali Phogat's death in Goa, her family dismissed the possibility of her having a heart attack, and demanded a CBI inquiry into the matter.

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