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.

Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

06 Jan 2021

India
Bird flu outbreak in India: All you need to know

In recent days, lakhs of birds have died across India as at least four states have confirmed bird flu outbreaks.

India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

06 Jan 2021

Sports
India's WC-winning captain Kapil Dev turns 62: His notable feats

One of the greatest all-rounders in world cricket, Kapil Dev, turned 62 on Wednesday.

Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

04 Jan 2021

India
Tax officials record Robert Vadra's statement in benami properties case

Officials of the Income Tax department on Monday recorded businessman Robert Vadra's statement at his Delhi office in connection with the benami properties case.

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

03 Jan 2021

India
Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail

02 Jan 2021

India
Farmers threaten to shut petrol-pumps, malls if January-4 talks fail

Farmer unions protesting the three newly-enacted central farm laws on Friday threatened to shut all malls and petrol pumps in Haryana if the Centre fails to meet their demands during the next, seventh round of talks on January 4.

Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

01 Jan 2021

India
Delhi records 1.1°C, coldest New Year's Day in 15 years

On the first day of 2021, Delhi shivered with the mercury slipping to 1.1°C, as recorded by the Safdarjung observatory, for the first time in over a decade.

Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

29 Dec 2020

India
Farmers protest: Over 1,500 mobile towers damaged, Captain issues warning

The agitation of farmers took a pernicious turn when protesters started damaging mobile towers to register an objection against Reliance Jio, owned by business tycoon Mukesh Ambani.

IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

28 Dec 2020

India
IMD forecasts cold wave across North India later this week

Several places in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab, recorded their minimum temperature below the five-degree Celsius mark on Sunday, with the India Meteorological Department forecasting severe cold wave in parts of the region later this week and warning of dense fog.

Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

26 Dec 2020

India
Air quality to deteriorate further in northwest India, including Delhi-NCR

On Saturday, poor and very poor air quality levels were recorded in most towns and cities in northwestern India.

Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

26 Dec 2020

India
Evident government won't budge, prepared for long haul, say farmers

The farmers camping at the borders of Delhi have indicated they are prepared for a long haul while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's speech on Friday was an attempt to "divide and mislead them."

Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

25 Dec 2020

Politics
Ahead of TN polls, Kamal Haasan's party member joins BJP

The Vice-President of Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM), the party floated by actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan, on Friday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar just months before Tamil Nadu Assembly polls.

Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

25 Dec 2020

India
Why are farmers protesting? A timeline of everything that happened

For nearly a month now, farmers and the Union government have been at loggerheads over three farm laws that were passed in the Parliament in September.

RGV's '12'o'clock' to be the first theatrical release of 2021

24 Dec 2020

Entertainment
RGV's '12'o'clock' to be the first theatrical release of 2021

Director Ram Gopal Varma is all set to release his new movie 12'o'clock in theaters on January 8, 2021.

Cricket: A look at best batting performances of 2020

22 Dec 2020

Sports
Cricket: A look at best batting performances of 2020

The wrath of COVID-19 pandemic mowed down International cricket to a great extent in 2020.

1.7 million deaths in 2019 linked to air pollution

22 Dec 2020

India
1.7 million deaths in 2019 linked to air pollution

A staggering 18% of deaths in India in 2019, 1.7 million in numbers, were linked with air pollution, a study published in The Lancet Planetary Health revealed.

PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

22 Dec 2020

India
PM Modi will speak with farmers on December 25

The next tranche of the PM-Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme will be released on December 25 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Agriculture Ministry said.

Caught on camera: Patients' relative rams truck inside Gurugram hospital

20 Dec 2020

India
Caught on camera: Patients' relative rams truck inside Gurugram hospital

A man on Friday rammed his pick-up truck on the premises of the Balaji Hospital in Gurugram, Haryana.

At 3.9 degree Celsius, Delhi records season's lowest minimum temperature

19 Dec 2020

India
At 3.9 degree Celsius, Delhi records season's lowest minimum temperature

Icy cold conditions prevailed in the national capital this morning, as the minimum temperature dipped to 3.9 degree Celsius, the lowest this season so far.

Over farm laws, PM Modi tears into opposition, praises reforms

18 Dec 2020

Politics
Over farm laws, PM Modi tears into opposition, praises reforms

Addressing farmers of Madhya Pradesh on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the three laws, which have sparked a massive agitation, were not passed overnight.

Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

17 Dec 2020

Politics
Amarinder, Khattar condole death of Sikh preacher near Singhu border

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday termed the death of Sikh preacher Baba Ram Singh, who was supporting the farmers' protest and allegedly died by suicide near the Singhu border, "an irreparable loss".

Farmers can protest but Delhi can't be blocked: SC

17 Dec 2020

India
Farmers can protest but Delhi can't be blocked: SC

For the second straight day, the Supreme Court spoke on the massive agitation saying that the aggrieved farmers have a right to protest but they cannot block Delhi.

Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

17 Dec 2020

India
Aghast at farmers' plight, Sikh preacher shoots self near Singhu

A Sikh preacher from Haryana identified as Baba Ram Singh shot himself near the Singhu border, the epicenter of farmers' agitation, on Wednesday, allegedly because he was hurt by the treatment meted out to the protesters.

Gurugram: First-ever training for administering coronavirus vaccine begins

15 Dec 2020

India
Gurugram: First-ever training for administering coronavirus vaccine begins

While India is yet to approve any coronavirus vaccine, healthcare workers are being trained to administer doses to people.

IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs

14 Dec 2020

India
IRCTC sent two crore emails highlighting PM's relationship with Sikhs

Between December 8 and December 12, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) sent out two crore emails to its customers highlighting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's relationship with the Sikh community.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

14 Dec 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 98.8 lakh with 27K+ new cases

India on Sunday reported over 27,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 98.8 lakh cases.

Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

13 Dec 2020

India
Farmers to block Delhi-Jaipur highway today to escalate protests

Thousands of farmers have planned to stage a tractor rally on Sunday blocking the Delhi-Jaipur highway in protest against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

12 Dec 2020

India
Farmers plan tractor rally to block Delhi-Jaipur highway tomorrow

Thousands of farmers from Rajasthan have planned to take out a tractor rally to block the Delhi-Jaipur highway on Sunday in protest of the central government's new agricultural laws.

Haryana schools to reopen for senior classes from December 14

10 Dec 2020

India
Haryana schools to reopen for senior classes from December 14

Schools in Haryana are set to resume for senior classes from next week, the government today said.

Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

08 Dec 2020

India
Bharat Bandh will be peaceful, say farmers; government ups security

Farmers who have been protesting against the Centre's agricultural reforms have called for a Bharat Bandh today, which will remain in place from 11 am to 3 pm.

Old laws a burden, reforms needed: Modi amid farmers' protest

07 Dec 2020

India
Old laws a burden, reforms needed: Modi amid farmers' protest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that India cannot build the next century with old laws.

Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

06 Dec 2020

India
Will return sports award if farm laws stay: Vijender Singh

Boxer Vijender Singh (35) on Sunday said that he will return his 'Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna' award if the government does not withdraw the three contentious farm laws.

Haryana minister, who received dose of coronavirus vaccine, tests positive

05 Dec 2020

Politics
Haryana minister, who received dose of coronavirus vaccine, tests positive

Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij announced this morning that he has tested positive for coronavirus.

Toyota and Maruti Suzuki to jointly manufacture a new SUV

04 Dec 2020

Auto
Toyota and Maruti Suzuki to jointly manufacture a new SUV

Maruti Suzuki has revised its plans regarding the manufacture of the Vitara Brezza at alliance partner Toyota's factory in Karnataka from 2022.

"Betrayal of farmers" prompts Parkash Badal to return Padma Vibhushan

03 Dec 2020

Politics
"Betrayal of farmers" prompts Parkash Badal to return Padma Vibhushan

92-year-old Parkash Singh Badal, the patriarch of Shiromani Akali Dal, returned his Padma Vibhushan award on Thursday, to protest against the three farm laws which have sparked a massive agitation against the Centre.

Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

03 Dec 2020

India
Key meeting between Centre, farmers today: Here's what to expect

Top ministers of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government spent time yesterday preparing for the key meeting with farmers' representatives, which is scheduled for 12 noon today at Vigyan Bhawan.

Farmers demand Parliament session to repeal laws; threaten intensified protest

02 Dec 2020

India
Farmers demand Parliament session to repeal laws; threaten intensified protest

Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws passed by the Centre on Wednesday demanded a special session of the Parliament to repeal the laws.

Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday

01 Dec 2020

India
Farmers' meeting with government remains inconclusive; next round on Thursday

On Tuesday, a three-member team of Union Ministers started talks with 35 representatives of farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws.

Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.3 lakh with 39k+ new cases

30 Nov 2020

India
Coronavirus: India's tally reaches 94.3 lakh with 39k+ new cases

India on Sunday reported roughly 39,000 fresh coronavirus infections, pushing the nationwide tally to 94.3 lakh cases.

Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

29 Nov 2020

India
Protesting farmers reject Amit Shah's offer on venue change

Farmers protesting against the Centre's contentious farm laws have rejected Union Home Minister Amit Shah's condition of changing the venue of their demonstration.

#MannkiBaat: Farm laws gave farmers new rights, opportunities, says Modi

29 Nov 2020

India
#MannkiBaat: Farm laws gave farmers new rights, opportunities, says Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 71st edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.

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