Haryana: News

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.

28 Sep 2023


Why Punjab farmers are holding 3-day 'rail roko' starting today

Several farmers' organizations have organized a three-day rail blockade in Punjab over their demands for financial aid for flood-related damages, a legal guarantee for Minimum Support Price (MSP), and debt waivers.

15 Sep 2023

Congress Party

Haryana Police arrests Congress MLA in Nuh violence case

Congress leader and MLA from Haryana's Ferozepur Jhirka Mamman Khan was arrested on Thursday for his alleged links to the communal riots in the state's Nuh district on July 31.

12 Sep 2023

Haryana Police

Bajrang Dal's Monu Manesar sent to 14-day judicial custody 

A Haryana court on Tuesday sent Bajrang Dal leader and alleged cow vigilante Monu Manesar to judicial custody for 14 days, NDTV reported.

Nuh riots: Haryana court grants bail to Bittu Bajrangi

A Haryana district court on Wednesday granted bail to Nuh riots accused Bittu Bajrangi alias Raj Kumar.

Ayodhya seers headed to Nuh rally stopped, sit on protest

Two seers from Uttar Pradesh's Ayodhya alleged that they were stopped at a toll plaza while they were headed to Haryana's Nuh for a Shobha Yatra.

VHP's Nuh Shobha Yatra today, Haryana on its toes

Haryana's Nuh district is on high alert as the Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has planned to take out another "Shobha Yatra" on Monday despite being denied permission.

Haryana: Security beefed up ahead of VHP rally on Monday 

Security has been tightened in Haryana's Nuh district and other surrounding areas ahead of a Shobha Yatra, a religious rally, scheduled to be carried out by right-wing Hindutva outfits on Monday, PTI reported.

27 Aug 2023


Punjab: Man killed after being dragged for 500m in Hoshiarpur

In a tragic incident, a 21-year-old tractor driver, Sukhdev Singh, died after being caught between the tires of his tractor and dragged for 500 meters in Hoshiarpur, Punjab, PTI reported.

Haryana: 2-day internet ban in Nuh ahead of VHP rally 

The Haryana government suspended the mobile internet and bulk SMS services in the Nuh district of Haryana till Monday due to potential disturbance in the law and order situation, Hindustan Times reported.

21 Aug 2023

Nitin Gadkari

Dwarka Expressway: All key features of India's new 'engineering marvel'

Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari shared visuals of the newly-built Dwarka Expressway, India's first eight-lane elevated motorway, on Sunday.

16 Aug 2023


Nuh violence: Who is Bittu Bajrangi

Weeks after tension gripped Haryana following communal clashes during a religious procession in Nuh on July 31, self-proclaimed cow vigilante Bittu Bajrangi was arrested by the police in Faridabad after a "dramatic chase."

15 Aug 2023

Arvind Kejriwal

Can't become Vishwaguru if Manipur, Nuh…: Kejriwal

In his Independence Day speech on Tuesday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal questioned how India will become "Vishwaguru" (world leader) if conflicts such as those in Manipur and Haryana's Nuh continue.

Haryana violence: Action initiated against panchayats barring entry of Muslims

The Haryana government has started issuing show-cause notices to several gram panchayats and sarpanches (village heads) for barring entry of Muslims to their villages following the communal violence in Nuh, Haryana, The Indian Express reported.

13 Aug 2023

Haryana Police

Nuh violence: Hindu mahapanchayat today to discuss VHP march 'resumption'

A Hindu mahapanchayat is being held in the Palwal district of Haryana on Sunday to discuss resuming the "Brajmandal Dharmik Yatra," which was disrupted due to stone-pelting and violent clashes in Nuh on July 31.

10 Aug 2023

Rohingya Muslims

Nuh violence: Haryana government demolished over 1,200 structures

Following the communal violence that erupted on July 31 in Haryana's Nuh district, the state government has reportedly demolished nearly 1,208 buildings and other structures over the past five days.

'Administrative lapses' led to Nuh violence: Haryana deputy CM

Days after communal violence erupted in Haryana's Nuh district, state Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Singh Chautala admitted that "administrative lapses" could have led to the clashes and rioting.

08 Aug 2023


How Odisha Police busted Rs. 1,000 crore cryptocurrency scam

The Odisha Police has reportedly busted a cryptocurrency investment scam worth Rs. 1,000 crore and arrested two suspects, including the head of Solar Techno Alliance (STA) Crypto Token, Gurtej Singh Sidhu.

07 Aug 2023

Rohingya Muslims

25 Rohingya refugees allegedly arrested for participating in Nuh violence

The police arrested around 25 Rohingya refugees for allegedly taking part in the communal riots in Haryana's Nuh district last week, Live Hindustan reported.

07 Aug 2023

Haryana Police

Nuh violence: Curfew relaxed; banks, ATMs to reopen today

In an attempt to restore normalcy in violence-hit Nuh, Haryana, District Magistrate Dhirender Khadgata announced that the curfew there will be lifted on Monday from 9:00am to 1:00pm.

Haryana: Nuh hotel from where violence began demolished

The Haryana government continued its anti-encroachment drive for the fourth day on Sunday and razed the allegedly "illegal" three-storied Sahara Hotel in Nuh, Haryana.

06 Aug 2023


Gurugram residents approach authorities to prevent migrants workers' exodus

Residents in Haryana's Gurugram are approaching district authorities, urging them to ensure the safety of essential workers who are leaving the city or have stopped stepping out following threats of violence from Hindu right-wing groups, Hindustan Times reported.

06 Aug 2023

Haryana Police

Haryana Police refutes sexual harassment claims inside Nuh temple

The Haryana Police has reportedly denied claims of sexual harassment of women stranded in Nalhar Temple of Haryana's Nuh during the recent clashes in the district and labeled the same as a "false narrative."

05 Aug 2023

Manohar Lal Khattar

Nuh violence: Now, official links bulldozer action to riot culprits

The district administration in Haryana's Nuh demolished several houses and shops of local residents for the third day on Saturday.

Haryana: Medical stores among 45 shops demolished in violence-hit Nuh

The Haryana government on Saturday bulldozed over two dozen medical stores for allegedly encroaching on government land in the violence-hit Nuh district of Haryana, reported NDTV.

05 Aug 2023

Anil Vij

Nuh violence was 'pre-planned,' hints Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij has suggested that the Nuh violence on Monday was "pre-planned" while describing the way bullets were shot from the hillocks and stones were collected on rooftops of buildings.

05 Aug 2023


Haryana violence: Khaps, farmers call for peace talks amid tension 

Amid the communal tension in Haryana, numerous khaps and farmer organizations have reportedly called for Sarva Dharma Sammelan (all-religion conference) in the state's Jind district on Saturday.

04 Aug 2023

Anil Vij

Haryana violence: 202 arrests, 102 FIRs; mosques cancel Friday namaz

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Friday said that 202 people have been arrested and 80 others have been detained for questioning after communal clashes erupted in Nuh and surrounding areas this week.

04 Aug 2023

Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana: 250 shanties of 'illegal immigrants' razed in violence-hit Nuh

The Haryana government bulldozed around 250 shanties of "illegal" Bangladeshi immigrants encroaching on government land in violence-hit Nuh district's Tauru on Thursday evening, NDTV reported.

04 Aug 2023


Haryana violence: Nuh SP Varun Singla transferred to Bhiwani

Varun Singla, the Superintendent of Police (SP) of Haryana's Nuh, was transferred to the Bhiwani district on Thursday night.

03 Aug 2023


Haryana violence: 165 people arrested, 83 cases in 4 districts

The police has so far arrested 165 people in connection with the communal violence that engulfed Haryana's Nuh and neighboring areas on Monday.

03 Aug 2023


Haryana riots: Internet ban partially lifted for CET candidates

The Home Department of Haryana partially relaxed the ban on mobile internet, SMS, and all dongle services on Thursday from 1:00pm to 4:00pm in Faridabad, Palwal, Nuh, and three subdivisions of Gurugram: Sohna, Manesar, and Pataudi.