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.

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Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown again; warns of 'stringent measures'

16 May 2021

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown again; warns of 'stringent measures'

The Haryana government on Sunday decided to extend its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by one more week.

Black fungus has been declared a notified disease in Haryana

15 May 2021

Black fungus has been declared a notified disease in Haryana

Mucormycosis, also known as Black fungus, has been categorized as a notified disease in Haryana, implying that each case of the infection will now be reported to the government authorities.

COVID-19: Haryana CM orders village isolation centers in each district

13 May 2021

COVID-19: Haryana CM orders village isolation centers in each district

Taking note of the recent increase in COVID-19-infected patients in rural areas, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday directed all the deputy commissioners to set up village-level isolation centers in 50 or more villages (if there are hotspots) in each district over the next two days.

Amid vaccine shortage, Haryana, Assam, Rajasthan report highest wastage

10 May 2021

Amid vaccine shortage, Haryana, Assam, Rajasthan report highest wastage

The state of Haryana reported the highest percentage of COVID-19 vaccine wastage even as the nation faces a shortage of doses which has hindered the nationwide immunization drive.

Coronavirus: Week-long lockdown announced in Haryana from tomorrow

02 May 2021

Coronavirus: Week-long lockdown announced in Haryana from tomorrow

The Haryana government on Sunday announced a state-wide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Haryana: 5 COVID-19 patients die allegedly due to oxygen shortage

26 Apr 2021

Haryana: 5 COVID-19 patients die allegedly due to oxygen shortage

Five coronavirus patients died at a private hospital in Hisar district of Haryana this morning, triggering a protest by their family members who alleged that they died due to a shortage of medical oxygen at the facility.

Haryana: Oxygen tanker headed from Panipat to Sirsa goes missing

23 Apr 2021

Haryana: Oxygen tanker headed from Panipat to Sirsa goes missing

Amid the growing COVID-19 cases in the state and the country facing an oxygen crisis, a tanker carrying liquid oxygen, which was traveling from Panipat to Sirsa in Haryana, has gone missing after which police has registered a complaint and launched investigations.

Haryana: Over 1,700 doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine stolen from hospital

22 Apr 2021

Haryana: Over 1,700 doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine stolen from hospital

Over 1,700 doses of the anti-coronavirus vaccine were stolen from a government hospital in Haryana's Jind, a police official said on Thursday.

Delhi government looted oxygen tanker, alleges Haryana Minister Anil Vij

21 Apr 2021

Delhi government looted oxygen tanker, alleges Haryana Minister Anil Vij

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday claimed that the Delhi government stole an oxygen tanker that was on its way to Faridabad.

Haryana announces night curfew, day after record COVID-19 spike

12 Apr 2021

Haryana announces night curfew, day after record COVID-19 spike

The Haryana government on Monday announced a night curfew as the state has been witnessing a rise in coronavirus infections.

Protesting farmers block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in Haryana

10 Apr 2021

Protesting farmers block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in Haryana

Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway at some places in Haryana on Saturday.

Man held in Haryana for hailing Mahmud of Ghazni

17 Mar 2021

Man held in Haryana for hailing Mahmud of Ghazni

Gujarat Police on Wednesday detained a man in Panipat for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by hailing Mahmud of Ghazni, known for plundering the Somnath Temple in Gujarat, and the Arab invader Mohammad bin Qasim, an official said.

No-confidence motion against Haryana government defeated in Assembly

10 Mar 2021

No-confidence motion against Haryana government defeated in Assembly

The no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Jannayak Janata Party (BJP-JJP) government in Haryana was defeated on Wednesday.

BJP government in Haryana faces no-trust motion; CM Khattar confident

10 Mar 2021

BJP government in Haryana faces no-trust motion; CM Khattar confident

On Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, faced a no-confidence motion, at a time when farmers' protests have taken over the state.

Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway as agitation enters 100th day

06 Mar 2021

Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway as agitation enters 100th day

Farmers protesting the three new central farm laws on Saturday blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Western Peripheral Expressway in Haryana to mark 100 days of their ongoing agitation.

Haryana to reserve 75% private sector jobs for locals

02 Mar 2021

Haryana to reserve 75% private sector jobs for locals

The Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Tuesday approved a bill reserving 75% of jobs in the private sector for the people of the state.

Haryana schools to reopen for Classes III-V from February 24

22 Feb 2021

Haryana schools to reopen for Classes III-V from February 24

The Haryana government on Monday announced the schools across the state will reopen for students of Classes III to V from Wednesday.

Rail roko: Farmers block rail tracks; 'minimal impact,' says Railways

18 Feb 2021

Rail roko: Farmers block rail tracks; 'minimal impact,' says Railways

Farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws blocked rail tracks in several states on Thursday as part of their "rail roko" protest.

Twitter probes Haryana Minister Anil Vij's Disha Ravi tweet

15 Feb 2021

Twitter probes Haryana Minister Anil Vij's Disha Ravi tweet

Twitter on Monday took notice of a tweet posted by Haryana Minister Anil Vij against arrested activist Disha Ravi.

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Arjun among players selected for MCA camp

31 Jan 2021

Vijay Hazare Trophy: Arjun among players selected for MCA camp

Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar is among the 100 players selected by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the probable players' camp for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

31 Jan 2021

#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days

30 Jan 2021

Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a notification saying internet services will be temporarily suspended in Delhi's border areas—Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri—the epicenters of the farmers' protests against the newly-enacted farm laws.

Farmers' protest: Mobile internet services suspended in 14 Haryana districts

29 Jan 2021

Farmers' protest: Mobile internet services suspended in 14 Haryana districts

The Haryana government on Friday suspended mobile internet services across 14 districts until Saturday evening.

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

28 Jan 2021

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know

The semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is set to be held on Friday.

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

27 Jan 2021

Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on

After violence rocked Delhi, farmers' leaders will address protesters at the Singhu border, one of the key locations of their agitation, today. Later, the leaders would also hold a meeting to discuss the next steps.

Harley-Davidson discontinues Street 750 and Street Rod bikes in India

25 Jan 2021

Harley-Davidson discontinues Street 750 and Street Rod bikes in India

Due to suspended production at its Haryana plant, Harley-Davidson has discontinued its most affordable motorbikes, the Street 750 and Street Rod, in India.

A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

24 Jan 2021

A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making

A film based on the extraordinary life of one of India's most celebrated military officers - late Major Mohit Sharma - has been announced.

Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders

23 Jan 2021

Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders

The farmers protesting at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana claimed to have nabbed a person who was trained to disrupt their proposed tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).

As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe

13 Jan 2021

As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe

The heat emanating from the farmers' protest is clearly affecting the ruling alliance in Haryana though both constituents — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) — have asserted the government will complete its five-year tenure.

Delhi, eight other states confirm bird flu, key meeting today

11 Jan 2021

Delhi, eight other states confirm bird flu, key meeting today

Delhi has become the ninth state to confirm bird flu, sparking worries among authorities, and prompting the decision to close Sanjay Lake for visitors.

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

10 Jan 2021

Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA

The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.

Ahead of nationwide exercise, COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Haryana

07 Jan 2021

Ahead of nationwide exercise, COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Haryana

A dry run of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out was conducted in Haryana on Thursday, a day before the exercise will be conducted across India.

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

06 Jan 2021

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Kapil Dev, turned 62 on Wednesday.

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

04 Jan 2021

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail

02 Jan 2021

Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail

Farmer unions protesting the three newly-enacted central farm laws on Friday threatened to shut all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana if the Centre fails to meet their demands during the next, seventh round of talks on January 4.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

29 Dec 2020

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.