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.

Three dead in building collapse after heavy rains in Gurugram

20 Jul 2021

Three dead in building collapse after heavy rains in Gurugram

Three people were killed in a building collapse and a body was retrieved from a flooded underpass in Haryana's Gurugram district, the police said on Monday.

Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

17 Jul 2021

Farmers protest in Haryana against sedition case amid high alert

Hundreds of farmers knocked down police barricades during their protest in Haryana's Sirsa district this afternoon against a sedition case and arrests made in connection to that.

Haryana: 100 farmers charged with sedition for attacking official's car

15 Jul 2021

Haryana: 100 farmers charged with sedition for attacking official's car

The Haryana Police has charged over 100 farmers with sedition for allegedly attacking the official vehicle of Deputy Speaker Ranbir Gangwa during a weekend protest.

Maruti plant not shifting out of Haryana: CM Khattar

14 Jul 2021

Maruti plant not shifting out of Haryana: CM Khattar

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday asserted that car maker Maruti's plant was not shifting out of Haryana and will remain in the state, and said opposition Congress' claims in this regard holds no merit.

After Punjab, Haryana Congress faces turmoil over BS Hooda

06 Jul 2021

After Punjab, Haryana Congress faces turmoil over BS Hooda

As the Indian National Congress is trying to douse the fire in its Punjab state unit, the party is now facing another crisis in the neighboring Haryana.

Haryana: Private schools witness 42% decline in enrollments this year

03 Jul 2021

Haryana: Private schools witness 42% decline in enrollments this year

Haryana has seen a 42% dip in enrollments at the state's private schools compared to last year as at least 12.51 lakh private school students failed to register for the current academic year even three months after it commenced.

IMD issues heatwave warning for northwest Indian regions, including Delhi

01 Jul 2021

IMD issues heatwave warning for northwest Indian regions, including Delhi

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that northwestern Indian regions, including Delhi, Haryana, Punjab, Chandigarh, northern Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, and northwestern Madhya Pradesh, are likely to witness heatwave conditions over the next two days.

Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

24 Jun 2021

Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

Two days after Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala unveiled an 18-feet tall statue of Devi Lal at the Chaudhary Devi Lal University in Sirsa, his cousin brother Karan Chautala on Wednesday washed it with holy Ganga water for "purification."

Haryana: Extra marks for students nurturing plant saplings, says CM

21 Jun 2021

Haryana: Extra marks for students nurturing plant saplings, says CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced a new policy wherein extra marks will be given to those students from classes VIII to XII who will cater and nurture plant saplings.

Haryana: 42-year-old dies near farmers' protest site, family alleges murder

19 Jun 2021

Haryana: 42-year-old dies near farmers' protest site, family alleges murder

A 42-year-old man from Jhajjar district in Haryana died due to burn injuries he had sustained earlier this week near the farmers' protest site at Tikri border.

Man allegedly beaten up in custody dies, 12 policemen booked

15 Jun 2021

Man allegedly beaten up in custody dies, 12 policemen booked

Twelve Faridabad Police personnel have been booked after the family of a 24-year-old man alleged that he was assaulted in police custody leading to his death, police said on Tuesday.

Delhi, Mumbai, TN begin reopening from COVID-19 lockdown. What changes?

07 Jun 2021

Delhi, Mumbai, TN begin reopening from COVID-19 lockdown. What changes?

After seeing the world's worst coronavirus outbreak, India's COVID-19 situation is finally improving.

Haryana may receive 60mn Sputnik V doses from Malta-based company

06 Jun 2021

Haryana may receive 60mn Sputnik V doses from Malta-based company

The Haryana government on Saturday said that a pharmaceutical company in Malta has expressed interest in supplying the state up to 60 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V.

Khattar directs officials to ramp-up health facilities for third wave

04 Jun 2021

Khattar directs officials to ramp-up health facilities for third wave

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday directed Deputy Commissioners across the state to ramp up health arrangements at community health centers (CHCs) and to be prepared for a potential COVID-19 third wave.

COVID-19: Haryana extends lockdown till June 7 with some relaxations

30 May 2021

COVID-19: Haryana extends lockdown till June 7 with some relaxations

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday extended the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the state till June 7.

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 31; some curbs eased

23 May 2021

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 31; some curbs eased

The Haryana government has extended its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by another week. The lockdown was supposed to last until Monday (May 24). Some of the restrictions, however, have been relaxed.

Villagers in Jind defy lockdown norms, Hisar locals join in

20 May 2021

Villagers in Jind defy lockdown norms, Hisar locals join in

A number of locals in a village in Haryana's Jind district on Wednesday allegedly defied COVID-19 lockdown norms with some of them marching through the streets and giving various reasons for their actions.

Haryana hospitals will be audited after complaints of inflated bills

19 May 2021

Haryana hospitals will be audited after complaints of inflated bills

Taking cognizance of complaints that some private hospitals are fleecing COVID-19 patients, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said a random audit will be conducted and strict action will be taken against hospitals found to be overcharging patients.

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.