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.

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Haryana imposes lockdown on weekends

21 Aug 2020

India
Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Haryana imposes lockdown on weekends

All non-essential offices and shops in Haryana have been ordered to remain shut on every Saturday and Sunday in an attempt to check the spread of the novel coronavirus, state Health Minister Anil Vij has said.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 29L with over 68,000 new cases

21 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 29L with over 68,000 new cases

India on Thursday reported a massive spike of over 68,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total to 29.04 lakh. The death toll also neared 55,000 with almost 1,000 more fatalities.

Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

20 Aug 2020

India
Rainfall sinks Gurugram: Understanding why the horror returns every year

On Wednesday, residents of Gurugram remained pleased when they saw skies, as rains lashed the Haryana city, but were equally distressed on seeing the roads, which were water-logged and told tales of crumbling infrastructure.

Delhi-NCR receives heavy rain, roads flooded, traffic affected

20 Aug 2020

India
Delhi-NCR receives heavy rain, roads flooded, traffic affected

The downpour that washed Delhi/NCR on Wednesday, continued well into Thursday, providing much-needed relief from the sweltering heat. As a downside, it also revealed how poorly-equipped the infrastructure of National Capital, and neighboring areas, is.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 28.3 lakh after record single-day spike

20 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 28.3 lakh after record single-day spike

India on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of over 69,000 new coronavirus infections. The nationwide tally has reached 28.35 lakh while the death toll crossed 54,000 with over 900 more fatalities.

Classical music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away; Modi condoles death

17 Aug 2020

Entertainment
Classical music legend Pandit Jasraj passes away; Modi condoles death

Legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj has died after suffering a cardiac arrest, his family said in a statement on Monday. He was 90.

Rajasthan: After weeks of turmoil, CM Gehlot wins trust vote

14 Aug 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: After weeks of turmoil, CM Gehlot wins trust vote

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot easily sailed through the trust vote in Assembly today, capping weeks of political crisis that had threatened his chair.

All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly

14 Aug 2020

Politics
All of us are united: Sachin Pilot in Rajasthan Assembly

Rajasthan's former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, whose "homecoming" happened after weeks, declared in the Rajasthan Assembly today that 125 legislators are united, putting an end to a bitter battle with senior Ashok Gehlot.

After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

12 Aug 2020

India
After dip, coronavirus cases rising again in Delhi

After a brief lull in the rise of coronavirus cases, the numbers have started climbing up again in Delhi, with over 1,000 cases being reported almost daily.

COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

11 Aug 2020

Politics
COVID testing needs to improve in ten states: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for an increase in COVID-19 testing in ten most affected states of the country, stating that these states account for more than 80% of active cases in India.

Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur

11 Aug 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Ties mended with Congress, Sachin Pilot bound for Jaipur

Congress leader Sachin Pilot's homecoming in Congress is now complete, as he will be back in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur today, weeks after he went rogue and rebelled against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

04 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: Dharmendra Pradhan becomes second Union Minister to test positive

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The 51-year-old has been admitted to the Medanta Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.

Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

04 Aug 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: How CM Gehlot is reaching out to rebel MLAs

In a development that reaffirms that there are no permanent foes and friends in politics, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has tried to reach out to MLAs close to his former deputy Sachin Pilot ahead of the crucial Assembly session.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

02 Aug 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 17.5 lakh with 55,000 new cases

India reported roughly 55,000 new coronavirus infections on Saturday. The nationwide tally reached 17.5 lakh while the death toll crossed 37,000.

Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

01 Aug 2020

India
Gurugram: Truck driver, transporting meat, brutally assaulted; one arrested

In full public view, a man was thrashed with rods and hammers in Haryana's Gurugram on suspicion that he was carrying cow meat. The victim, a man named Lukman, was chased by cow vigilantes and beaten on Friday, showing how law and order has collapsed in the celebrated city.

Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

31 Jul 2020

Politics
Team Rahul blames Old Guard for decline at Congress meet

A virtual meeting of Congress parliamentarians on Thursday turned into a war of words between leaders, said to be close to ex-party President Rahul Gandhi, and the ministers of UPA-II, who worked under former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, multiple reports said.

Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

31 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Fearing horse-trading, Ashok Gehlot shifting his loyalists again

Congress leader and Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot is planning to shift his loyal MLAs from a resort near Jaipur to another facility in Jaisalmer, to thwart rival BJP's attempts of horse-trading, reports said on Friday.

Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

30 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Will attend Assembly session, announces Sachin Pilot's "rebellious" team

Hours after Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra approved Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's plea for convening an Assembly session from August 14, former deputy CM Sachin Pilot's aide announced they would participate in the proceedings, reports NDTV.

Over 10 lakh have recovered from coronavirus in India

30 Jul 2020

India
Over 10 lakh have recovered from coronavirus in India

Six months after India reported its first coronavirus case (a student who returned from China's Wuhan tested positive), the country saw some positive news today, as recoveries zoomed past the 1 million (or 10 lakh) mark.

Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

30 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan stand-off ends, Governor orders Assembly session from August 14

In fifteen days from now, the Rajasthan Assembly will meet, as per an order of Governor Kalraj Mishra, who for days has rebuffed Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's repetitive pleas to call the House.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

30 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 15.8L with over 52,000 new cases

India on Wednesday reported over 52,000 new coronavirus infections, the biggest spike yet, bringing the nationwide total to 15.84 lakh. The death toll crossed 35,000 with over 770 new fatalities.

Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

27 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Governor okay with Assembly session but has questions

In a new development related to the impasse in Rajasthan, Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday said he wasn't averse to calling an Assembly session but wanted Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to clarify three things.

Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

27 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: With nearly 49,000 new cases, India's tally reaches 14.3L

India on Sunday reported nearly 49,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 14.3 lakh. The death toll also reached 32,824 with roughly 700 more deaths.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

26 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 13.85 lakh; over 32,000 dead

On Saturday, India reported over 48,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the total number of cases to 13.85 lakh. The death toll crossed 32,000 with over 700 more deaths on Saturday.

CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

25 Jul 2020

Entertainment
CarryMinati's YouTube channel hacked, hackers asked for Bitcoin donations

Just days after the notorious Twitter hack, wherein the micro-blogging accounts of some of the world's leaders were compromised, the YouTube channel of Indian social media celebrity CarryMinati has been hacked.

Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

24 Jul 2020

Politics
Another win for Team Pilot, Rajasthan HC orders status quo

In what qualifies as yet another win for former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Sachin Pilot, and another setback for CM Ashok Gehlot, the Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered that the status quo must be maintained on the disqualification notices.

Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

23 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Breather for Sachin Pilot in Supreme Court

Sachin Pilot, the sacked Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, and 18 other dissident MLAs got a breather on Thursday as the Supreme Court refused to stay Rajasthan High Court's Tuesday verdict, wherein Speaker CP Joshi was directed to not decide on their disqualifications until Friday.

Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

23 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan political crisis: Important hearing in Supreme Court today

Today, the Supreme Court will take up the matter, pertaining to the political crisis in Rajasthan after Speaker CP Joshi disagreed with the outcome in Rajasthan High Court.

Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

20 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot v/s Ashok Gehlot in HC today

On Monday, the Rajasthan High Court took up a plea filed by former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and 18 of his loyalists challenging the disqualification notices served to them by Speaker CP Joshi last week, soon after the desert state plunged into a political crisis.

Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

19 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: CM Ashok Gehlot meets MLAs in Jaipur

Marking yet another development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday met his loyalist MLAs in Jaipur.

2 dead, water-logging in Delhi-NCR due to heavy rain

19 Jul 2020

India
2 dead, water-logging in Delhi-NCR due to heavy rain

Two persons were reported dead on Sunday as heavy rain flooded key regions of Delhi and surroundings areas.

Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

19 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan crisis: Assembly session could take place next week

In a new development in the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot will likely call an Assembly session next week with an aim to showcase his government's strength, according to reports.

Rajasthan: BJP wants CBI probe into tapes leaked by Congress

18 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: BJP wants CBI probe into tapes leaked by Congress

In what marked BJP's full-blown entry into the raging political crisis in Rajasthan, the party on Saturday held a press conference demanding a CBI probe to know if phones of leaders were being tapped.

Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

17 Jul 2020

Politics
Pilot calls Chidambaram; Congress suspends two MLAs over BJP links

The political crisis in Rajasthan took a surprising turn on Thursday as rebel Sachin Pilot called up senior Congress leader P Chidambaram, days after the party stripped him of two posts.

Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

16 Jul 2020

Politics
Rajasthan: Sachin Pilot approaches court, Harish Salve is his lawyer

The rift between rebel Sachin Pilot and his party Congress widened as the former approached Rajasthan High Court challenging Speaker CP Joshi's disqualification notice, that was served on Wednesday.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

13 Jul 2020

Sports
#NewsBytesExclusive: Amol Muzumdar talks about his cricketing journey

In 1988, a young Amol Muzumdar was padded up when Shardashram Vidyamandir lost two wickets in the Lord Harris Shield semi-final.

Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

10 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally nears 8L with over 25,000 new cases

India on Thursday reported over 25,000 new coronavirus infections, bringing the nationwide tally to 7.94 lakh. The death toll also rose to 21,625 as nearly 500 fatalities were reported on Thursday.

Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

09 Jul 2020

India
Surrender or arrest? Questions raised after Vikas Dubey nabbed

After giving police the slip for nearly a week, noted gangster Vikas Dubey, wanted by Uttar Pradesh Police in connection to the brutal killings of eight cops, was arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain this morning.

Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

09 Jul 2020

India
Coronavirus: With over 25,000 new cases, India witnesses record spike

India on Wednesday reported a record spike of over 25,000 new cases. The nationwide tally now stands at 7.69 lakh COVID-19 cases, while the death toll rose to 21,147.

Vikas Dubey seen at Faridabad hotel, escapes before cops arrive

08 Jul 2020

India
Vikas Dubey seen at Faridabad hotel, escapes before cops arrive

Vikas Dubey, the notorious criminal from Uttar Pradesh who is responsible for the ambush in Kanpur that killed eight police officers, was allegedly seen at a hotel in Haryana's Faridabad on Tuesday.

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