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.

India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

30 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh
India's overcrowded prisons start releasing inmates amid coronavirus scare

The coronavirus outbreak has pushed prisons across India to reduce crowding.

Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

30 Mar 2020

Narendra Modi
Migrants' exodus: Centre berates Kejriwal, said he had powers

With thousands of migrant workers attempting to flee Delhi after a nationwide lockdown was announced last week, L-G Anil Baijal shot off a strongly-worded letter to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal saying he had all the powers to prevent this situation.

Maruti Suzuki producing ventilators, masks to tackle coronavirus pandemic

28 Mar 2020

Maruti Suzuki
Maruti Suzuki producing ventilators, masks to tackle coronavirus pandemic

As coronavirus cases continue to increase, Maruti Suzuki, India's largest automaker, is planning to tackle one of the most concerning problems associated with the pandemic - ventilator shortage.

India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

25 Mar 2020

Delhi Police
India's coronavirus cases cross 600; here's all that happened today

Even as India, a nation of 1.3 billion people, observes a total lockdown, the number of coronavirus cases crossed 600 on Wednesday.

Coronavirus crisis: On day 1 of India's lockdown, hundreds booked

24 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus crisis: On day 1 of India's lockdown, hundreds booked

In a clear sign that the government will not go easy on those violating the lockdown rules, authorities on Monday booked hundreds for stepping out of their homes, unnecessarily, and issued warnings of a jail term to them.

The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

India
The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

21 Mar 2020

Chhattisgarh
Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

Under guidelines issued by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the Health Ministry authorized select private laboratories in India to test for coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

21 Mar 2020

India
Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

16 Mar 2020

Bihar
What are coronavirus isolation wards like? Here are first-hand experiences

Quarantine, isolation wards, and coronavirus are perhaps the three most searched words in recent days. While the last one is the real monster, having killed more than 6,000 people globally, isolation wards aren't that nasty and neither is it bad to quarantine oneself.

Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'

27 Feb 2020

Delhi Police
Delhi violence: Haryana minister says riots are 'part of life'

At a time when politicians should stay away from passing remarks that might amplify violence in New Delhi, a minister in Manohar Lal Khattar's government has shown that's perhaps too much to ask.

Women's T20 World Cup: Shafali's journey from Haryana to MCG
Women's T20 World Cup: Shafali's journey from Haryana to MCG

India stepped closer to a qualification in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 semi-final with a 18-run victory over Bangladesh at the WACA.

#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

23 Feb 2020

Chhattisgarh
#CareerBytes: Everything to know about the cadre system of IAS

The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is the most prestigious and sought-after among the Civil Services of the country.

India to switch to world's cleanest petrol, diesel from April

19 Feb 2020

Rajasthan
India to switch to world's cleanest petrol, diesel from April

Racing ahead to comply with European emission standards, India is set to switch over to the world's cleanest petrol and diesel.

Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

17 Feb 2020

India
Top five Indian cities to travel on low budget

Has the travel bug bitten you recently?

#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

13 Feb 2020

Arjuna Award
#NewsBytesExclusive: Manu Bhaker hopeful of medal in Tokyo Olympics

Indian shooting sensation Manu Bhaker made headlines at the 2019 IISF World Cup when she clinched India's first gold medal in Women's 10m Air Pistol.

Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

08 Feb 2020

Delhi Police
Delhi: Woman cop killed by batchmate near Rohini Metro

In a tragic incident, a woman police officer was shot dead in Delhi's Rohini locality on Friday night.

As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency

02 Feb 2020

Pakistan News
As locust swarms ravage crops, Pakistan declares national emergency

As swarms of desert locusts continue to wreak havoc in Pakistan, the nation has declared a national emergency to eliminate the pest infestation.

List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

30 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi
List of celebrities who have recently joined the BJP

With the induction of celebrated badminton star Saina Nehwal right ahead of the crucial Delhi Assembly elections, the Centre-ruling BJP has made it clear that it is looking to up its star power.

Final list of candidates for BCCI selector's post: Details here

25 Jan 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Final list of candidates for BCCI selector's post: Details here

Former Indian cricketers Chetan Sharma, Laxman Sivaramakrishnan, Nayan Mongia, Abey Kuruvilla and Ajit Agarkar have applied for national selector's post in the Indian men's selection committee in the BCCI.

'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

22 Jan 2020

Chhattisgarh
'Absent' Sidhu features in Congress' star campaigners list for Delhi

After a rather publicized fallout with Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu sort of vanished from the news.

Vodafone's new prepaid plans offer 3GB daily data, unlimited calling

21 Jan 2020

Madhya Pradesh
Vodafone's new prepaid plans offer 3GB daily data, unlimited calling

Vodafone has updated its catalog of prepaid plans in India with two new data-centric unlimited packs.

Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

20 Jan 2020

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)
Akalis to not contest Delhi polls after differences with BJP

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Monday announced its withdrawal from the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.

#CareerBytes: Meet the toppers of JEE Main 2020 (January session)

20 Jan 2020

Telangana
#CareerBytes: Meet the toppers of JEE Main 2020 (January session)

The National Testing Agency (NTA) recently declared the results of the 2020 Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for the January session on January 17.

JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

20 Jan 2020

Narendra Modi
JP Nadda succeeds Amit Shah, elected as BJP President unopposed

Jagat Prakash Nadda, the working President of the Bharatiya Janata Party, formally took over the reins of the party today, succeeding Amit Shah, who is also the Union Home Minister.

Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

17 Jan 2020

Delhi Police
Out on bail, Bhim Army Chief reaches Jama Masjid

Chandrashekhar Azad, the chief of the Bhim Army, participated in yet another protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Delhi's Jama Masjid, the spot where he appeared four weeks ago.

Women's ICC World T20: Harmanpreet Kaur to lead Team India
Women's ICC World T20: Harmanpreet Kaur to lead Team India

The Indian women's cricket team will be led by Harmanpreet Kaur in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia in February this year.

Airtel Wi-Fi Calling now available for these smartphones

11 Jan 2020

Bharti Airtel
Airtel Wi-Fi Calling now available for these smartphones

The telecom war between Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel has now reached new territories. A day after the Mukesh Ambani-led company launched its VoWi-Fi service, Airtel has expanded its Wi-Fi Calling across India.

IPL 2020: These uncapped players might draw plenty of attention
IPL 2020: These uncapped players might draw plenty of attention

The 13th edition of the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) is once again set to feature some top players from around the world.

Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

02 Jan 2020

Karnataka
Anti-CAA stir: 'Vandals' get seven days for responding to notices

Yogi Adityanath led Uttar Pradesh government has gone where no other state went before — it is making rioters pay for damaging public property.

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

30 Dec 2019

India
Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

23 Dec 2019

Jharkhand
Meet Hemant Soren, who could be Jharkhand's next CM

With every passing hour, things are getting clearer about Jharkhand elections.

Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

21 Dec 2019

Hyderabad
Police complaint filed against Farhan Akhtar over anti-CAA tweet

On Friday, a police complaint was filed against actor/director Farhan Akhtar for allegedly posting seditious content and distorting facts about the newly-implemented Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted
Delhi air quality 'severe' amid cold wave; flights disrupted

Early Friday morning, Delhi's air quality fell to 'severe' as weather conditions made the environment conducive to trapping pollutants.

Ignoring SC's warning, stubble burning continues in Punjab, Haryana

06 Nov 2019

Punjab
Ignoring SC's warning, stubble burning continues in Punjab, Haryana

This week, the Supreme Court finally noticed Delhi's sickening situation and slammed farmers for only thinking about themselves.

5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents
5-year-old dies after falling into borewell. BJP MLA blames parents

Another day, another innocent life lost due to killer borewell.

Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

01 Nov 2019

India
Five examples of 'Jugaad' engineering which happens only in India

India is the land of jugaad, a Hindi word which means an economical makeshift solution in situations where resources are scarce.

Amid Sena's jibes, Fadnavis says no 50-50 deal was signed

29 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi
Amid Sena's jibes, Fadnavis says no 50-50 deal was signed

After keeping silent for days and sort of keeping up with the antics of Shiv Sena, BJP's Devendra Fadnavis broke his silence on Tuesday.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

27 Oct 2019

Manohar Lal Khattar
Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

On Sunday, Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as the Chief Minister of Haryana for a second term.

Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

27 Oct 2019

Manohar Lal Khattar
Haryana: Khattar takes oath as CM, Dushyant becomes his deputy

On Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Khattar took oath as Haryana's Chief Minister for a second straight time, along with JJP's Dushyant Singh Chautala, who was sworn-in as his deputy.

Chautala joins hands with BJP, father gets furlough from Tihar
Chautala joins hands with BJP, father gets furlough from Tihar

Jannayak Janata Party's founder Dushyant Singh Chautala has a reason to celebrate as his father Ajay Chautala has been granted furlough for two weeks.