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.

Blue Whale challenge: 17-year-old Haryana student hangs himself

25 Sep 2017

India
Blue Whale challenge: 17-year-old Haryana student hangs himself

Karan Thakur, a 17-year-old student of Chandigarh's DAV School, reportedly hanged himself in Panchkula, Haryana.

4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

31 Aug 2017

India
4 FIRS against Robert Vadra's firm in Rajasthan land deals

The CBI has taken over an investigation into fraudulent land deals in Bikaner, from the Rajasthan government, and re-registered 18 FIRs including four against Sky Light Hospitality, a firm allegedly linked with Robert Vadra.

Can we save Gurugram from becoming a 'living hell'?

04 Jun 2017

India
Can we save Gurugram from becoming a 'living hell'?

In a shocking report, the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Gurgaon First collaborated on a study and concluded that Gurugram is fast on its way to becoming a "living hell".

Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

02 Jun 2017

Delhi
Delhi- CM reaches out to public, receives 500 complaints

1st June was the first day of the Delhi government's attempt of making its offices more approachable by allowing the public to walk-in without appointments and address their grievances.

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes Delhi, no casualties reported

02 Jun 2017

India
Magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes Delhi, no casualties reported

An earthquake of magnitude 5.0 on the Richter scale struck Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) at around 4:27 am today, according to the Indian Meteorological Department.

Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

02 Jun 2017

India
Gau rakshaks stab student in Haryana

In the latest incident of cow vigilantism, members from a group of 'gau rakshaks' stabbed a second year B.A. student named Shivam in the town of Gohana in Haryana's Sonepat district.

'Robert Vadra was allocated land because of his VIP status'

01 Jun 2017

India
'Robert Vadra was allocated land because of his VIP status'

In yet another embarrassment for Congress party, Republic TV exposed that the Justice Dhingra report clearly states that Vadra was allocated the land only because he is the son-in-law of Sonia Gandhi.

Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

01 Jun 2017

Sports
Will not consider Gurmeet Rahim's name for Dronacharya Award: Goel

Sports Minister Vijay Goel said, in no unclear terms, that the ministry will not give any consideration to Yoga Federation of India's recommendation to give Dronacharya Award to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh.

Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'

30 May 2017

India
Aggressive Delhi: The capital needs to take a 'chill pill'

A recent Pew study ranked India the fourth-worst among 198 countries with regard to religious intolerance. That is just one facet of the increasing intolerance against opposing views.

Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

30 May 2017

Sports
Dronacharya award nomination for Gurmeet Ram Rahim

Chief of Haryana based non-profit organization Dera Sacha Sauda, Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, has been recommended for this year's Dronacharya Award by the Yoga Federation of India.

The Chautala controversy- Class X or Class XII passed?

19 May 2017

Politics
The Chautala controversy- Class X or Class XII passed?

Former Haryana chief OP Chautala, imprisoned in Tihar Jail over a teachers' recruitment scam, has landed in a fresh controversy.

Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

19 May 2017

Delhi
Delhi Metro- Women commandos will secure 90 stations

Women commandos will be deployed on 90 new Delhi Metro stations set open in the course of one year as part of its Phase-III expansion.

Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

19 May 2017

Politics
Delhi water crisis- Haryana breaks promise, releases just 175 cusecs

Delhi's water crisis continued as Haryana refused to release the promised 200 cusecs of water in the Yamuna; instead, it released only 125 cusecs.

Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

18 May 2017

Delhi
Delhi-CBSE rejects relaxation of rules for Class 10 students

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) denied the Delhi Government's demand that Class 10 students should be evaluated on half-syllabus for 2 years, as they were unprepared for the exams.

Haryana girls get their school upgraded after one-week fast

18 May 2017

India
Haryana girls get their school upgraded after one-week fast

A week-long hunger strike by school girls of Haryana has borne fruit. They had been demanding that the local government high school be upgraded to senior secondary level.

Haryana girls harassed while going to school, go on hunger-strike

17 May 2017

Delhi
Haryana girls harassed while going to school, go on hunger-strike

13 girls from a village in Haryana have been on a hunger-strike since last one week, alleging molestation and harassment on their way to school.

Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

16 May 2017

Delhi
Delhi's water crisis: May face major shortage this summer

According to Delhi's Deputy CM, Manish Sisodia, water supply from Haryana to Delhi has been reduced.

Rohtak gangrape- SIT, fast-track court for quick disposal of case

15 May 2017

India
Rohtak gangrape- SIT, fast-track court for quick disposal of case

Police have arrested 24-year-old Sumit and 28-year-old Vikas and charged them for abduction, rape and murder in the Rohtak gangrape case.

Rohtak rape- 23-year-old brutalized, mutilated, gang-raped in horrific Nirbhaya reminder

14 May 2017

India
Rohtak rape- 23-year-old brutalized, mutilated, gang-raped in horrific Nirbhaya reminder

A few days after the SC confirmed death sentence for Nirbhaya's rapists, a similar horrific crime has shaken Rohtak.

Haryana's 'improved' sex ratio a result of misreporting, finds audit

14 May 2017

India
Haryana's 'improved' sex ratio a result of misreporting, finds audit

An audit of 10 districts of Haryana revealed that the remarkable improvement the state was apparently showing in sex ratio was the result of improper registration of newborns.

Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

11 May 2017

Delhi
Ghaziabad- IPS Officer Sanjeev Tyagi's father found dead at home

On Thursday morning, the father of UP cadre IPS Sanjeev Tyagi was allegedly discovered with a gunshot injury to his head at his Ghaziabad home.

After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

08 May 2017

India
After UP, Haryana, BJP-ruled MP to shut illegal slaughterhouses

Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday announced that the state's illegal slaughterhouses would all be shut down.

Haryana Lokayukta seeks probe into Soha Ali Khan's arms-license

30 Apr 2017

India
Haryana Lokayukta seeks probe into Soha Ali Khan's arms-license

The Gurugram police have been directed to initiate a probe into the issuance of an arms license to actor Soha Ali Khan in 1996. The police have been asked to submit a report in this regard.

Vadra land deal: Congress warns against publication of Dhingra report

29 Apr 2017

India
Vadra land deal: Congress warns against publication of Dhingra report

After major embarrassment over Robert Vadra's allegedly illegal land deals, Congress cited publicly two court orders restraining publication of the Dhingra panel's findings, saying it would be "contempt".

RTI: 5-star rooms, air-tickets for NRIs at Pravasi Haryana Divas

26 Apr 2017

India
RTI: 5-star rooms, air-tickets for NRIs at Pravasi Haryana Divas

The Manohar Lal Khattar government in Haryana has provided 384 5-star hotel rooms and over 200 air tickets for NRIs who attended the Pravasi Haryana Divas held at Kingdom of Dreams from January 10-11.

Delhi: Elderly Muslim man humiliated, told 'go to Pakistan'

25 Apr 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Elderly Muslim man humiliated, told 'go to Pakistan'

Youths on the Delhi Metro denied an elderly Muslim man a seat, and hurled insults at him over his appearance.

Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

24 Apr 2017

Politics
Install biometric attendance systems in govt offices: Adityanath

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has directed all government offices up to block levels to install biometric systems to record employees' attendance and working hours.

Delhi-Alwar RRTS: Gurugram to ISBT in 30 mins

23 Apr 2017

India
Delhi-Alwar RRTS: Gurugram to ISBT in 30 mins

The NCR Transport Corporation (NCRTC) unveiled the new Rapid Rail Transport System (RRTS) route between Delhi and Alwar via Gurugram.

Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans

21 Apr 2017

Politics
Yogi launches probe into top UP awards, recipients include Bachchans

UP CM Yogi Adityanath has ordered an investigation into the Yash Bharti award, given to the likes of Amitabh Bachchan, Naseeruddin Shah and Nawazuddin Siddique.

30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more

21 Apr 2017

Politics
30 days of Yogi Adityanath: Promises, decisions and more

The BJP government in UP under CM Yogi Adityanath has completed 30 days in power. While Yogi's appointment raised many eyebrows, the Yogi administration has worked in lightning mode, pushing several key decisions over the past one month.

Delhi could get its first, elevated cycle track by 2018

17 Apr 2017

Delhi
Delhi could get its first, elevated cycle track by 2018

The Delhi government has proposed the construction of a 6-km long, 20-feet wide cycle track starting from Satpula Drain (Press Enclave Road, Saket) to the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Barapullah.

VHP: Will ban cow slaughter, beef in Goa in 2-years

17 Apr 2017

India
VHP: Will ban cow slaughter, beef in Goa in 2-years

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has stated that it would impose a ban on cow slaughter and beef consumption in Goa in just 2 years, without the government's support. It added that groups like the Bajrang Dal and the Durga Vahini would help them achieve this.

Government to launch pneumonia vaccine by April-end

17 Apr 2017

India
Government to launch pneumonia vaccine by April-end

The Ministry of Health is set to release a new vaccine, the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, which targets a specific kind of pneumonia affecting children in India.

Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

06 Apr 2017

Delhi
Delhi engineer developing hybrid plane in USA

A mechanical engineer from IIT-Delhi, Ashish Kumar, is currently developing hybrid airplanes in the United States of America and wants to sell the same in India for 1,100-km-long regional flights by early 2020s.

5 BJP states begin crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses

01 Apr 2017

India
5 BJP states begin crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses

BJP governments in Jharkhand, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh have begun cracking down on illegal slaughterhouses in their states.

Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control

31 Mar 2017

India
Gurugram Pollution: When a nine-year-old took control

Gurugram can finally breathe easy, thanks to a nine-year-old resident of Sector-67.

Slaughterhouse ban: Jharkhand follows UP, clamps down on illegal abattoirs

28 Mar 2017

India
Slaughterhouse ban: Jharkhand follows UP, clamps down on illegal abattoirs

Days after Yogi Adityanath banned illegal slaughterhouses in UP, Jharkhand, another BJP-ruled state, has followed suit.

Delhi: Four Bhondsi jail-mates in Limca Book of Records

22 Mar 2017

Delhi
Delhi: Four Bhondsi jail-mates in Limca Book of Records

The Limca Book of Records now features four inmates of the Bhondsi jail for installing 'Phoenix' (a prison-management software) in 11 prisons of Haryana.

Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt

05 Mar 2017

Sports
Sakshi Malik unhappy with govt

Olympics bronze medallist wrestler Sakshi Malik has expressed disappointment toward the government of Haryana, saying the incentives promised to her by the Haryana government have yet to be received.

Only unmarried women allowed in Telangana's social welfare colleges

02 Mar 2017

India
Only unmarried women allowed in Telangana's social welfare colleges

Only unmarried women are allowed in Telangana's social welfare women's colleges, which provides students everything for free.

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