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.
07 Jun 2021
Delhi, Mumbai, TN begin reopening from COVID-19 lockdown. What changes?
After seeing the world's worst coronavirus outbreak, India's COVID-19 situation is finally improving.
06 Jun 2021
Haryana may receive 60mn Sputnik V doses from Malta-based company
The Haryana government on Saturday said that a pharmaceutical company in Malta has expressed interest in supplying the state up to 60 million doses of the Russian COVID-19 vaccine Sputnik V.
04 Jun 2021
Khattar directs officials to ramp-up health facilities for third wave
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday directed Deputy Commissioners across the state to ramp up health arrangements at community health centers (CHCs) and to be prepared for a potential COVID-19 third wave.
30 May 2021
COVID-19: Haryana extends lockdown till June 7 with some relaxations
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday extended the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the state till June 7.
23 May 2021
Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 31; some curbs eased
The Haryana government has extended its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by another week. The lockdown was supposed to last until Monday (May 24). Some of the restrictions, however, have been relaxed.
20 May 2021
Villagers in Jind defy lockdown norms, Hisar locals join in
A number of locals in a village in Haryana's Jind district on Wednesday allegedly defied COVID-19 lockdown norms with some of them marching through the streets and giving various reasons for their actions.
19 May 2021
Haryana hospitals will be audited after complaints of inflated bills
Taking cognizance of complaints that some private hospitals are fleecing COVID-19 patients, Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said a random audit will be conducted and strict action will be taken against hospitals found to be overcharging patients.
16 May 2021
Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown again; warns of 'stringent measures'
The Haryana government on Sunday decided to extend its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by one more week.
15 May 2021
Black fungus has been declared a notified disease in Haryana
Mucormycosis, also known as Black fungus, has been categorized as a notified disease in Haryana, implying that each case of the infection will now be reported to the government authorities.
13 May 2021
COVID-19: Haryana CM orders village isolation centers in each district
Taking note of the recent increase in COVID-19-infected patients in rural areas, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday directed all the deputy commissioners to set up village-level isolation centers in 50 or more villages (if there are hotspots) in each district over the next two days.
10 May 2021
Amid vaccine shortage, Haryana, Assam, Rajasthan report highest wastage
The state of Haryana reported the highest percentage of COVID-19 vaccine wastage even as the nation faces a shortage of doses which has hindered the nationwide immunization drive.
02 May 2021
Coronavirus: Week-long lockdown announced in Haryana from tomorrow
The Haryana government on Sunday announced a state-wide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19.
26 Apr 2021
Haryana: 5 COVID-19 patients die allegedly due to oxygen shortage
Five coronavirus patients died at a private hospital in Hisar district of Haryana this morning, triggering a protest by their family members who alleged that they died due to a shortage of medical oxygen at the facility.
23 Apr 2021
Haryana: Oxygen tanker headed from Panipat to Sirsa goes missing
Amid the growing COVID-19 cases in the state and the country facing an oxygen crisis, a tanker carrying liquid oxygen, which was traveling from Panipat to Sirsa in Haryana, has gone missing after which police has registered a complaint and launched investigations.
22 Apr 2021
Haryana: Over 1,700 doses of anti-coronavirus vaccine stolen from hospital
Over 1,700 doses of the anti-coronavirus vaccine were stolen from a government hospital in Haryana's Jind, a police official said on Thursday.
21 Apr 2021
Delhi government looted oxygen tanker, alleges Haryana Minister Anil Vij
Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Wednesday claimed that the Delhi government stole an oxygen tanker that was on its way to Faridabad.
12 Apr 2021
Haryana announces night curfew, day after record COVID-19 spike
The Haryana government on Monday announced a night curfew as the state has been witnessing a rise in coronavirus infections.
10 Apr 2021
Protesting farmers block Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway in Haryana
Intensifying their protest against the three farm laws, farmers blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal expressway at some places in Haryana on Saturday.
17 Mar 2021
Man held in Haryana for hailing Mahmud of Ghazni
Gujarat Police on Wednesday detained a man in Panipat for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by hailing Mahmud of Ghazni, known for plundering the Somnath Temple in Gujarat, and the Arab invader Mohammad bin Qasim, an official said.
10 Mar 2021
No-confidence motion against Haryana government defeated in Assembly
The no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Jannayak Janata Party (BJP-JJP) government in Haryana was defeated on Wednesday.
10 Mar 2021
BJP government in Haryana faces no-trust motion; CM Khattar confident
On Wednesday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Haryana, led by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, faced a no-confidence motion, at a time when farmers' protests have taken over the state.
06 Mar 2021
Farmers block Western Peripheral Expressway as agitation enters 100th day
Farmers protesting the three new central farm laws on Saturday blocked the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal Western Peripheral Expressway in Haryana to mark 100 days of their ongoing agitation.
02 Mar 2021
Haryana to reserve 75% private sector jobs for locals
The Haryana Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on Tuesday approved a bill reserving 75% of jobs in the private sector for the people of the state.
22 Feb 2021
Haryana schools to reopen for Classes III-V from February 24
The Haryana government on Monday announced the schools across the state will reopen for students of Classes III to V from Wednesday.
18 Feb 2021
Rail roko: Farmers block rail tracks; 'minimal impact,' says Railways
Farmers protesting against the central government's new agricultural laws blocked rail tracks in several states on Thursday as part of their "rail roko" protest.
15 Feb 2021
Twitter probes Haryana Minister Anil Vij's Disha Ravi tweet
Twitter on Monday took notice of a tweet posted by Haryana Minister Anil Vij against arrested activist Disha Ravi.
31 Jan 2021
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Arjun among players selected for MCA camp
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar's son Arjun Tendulkar is among the 100 players selected by the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) for the probable players' camp for the Vijay Hazare Trophy 2021.
31 Jan 2021
#MannkiBaat: India running world's biggest, fastest vaccination drive, says Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday addressed the 73rd edition of his monthly radio show 'Mann ki Baat'.
30 Jan 2021
Internet services suspended in Delhi's border areas for two days
The Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday issued a notification saying internet services will be temporarily suspended in Delhi's border areas—Ghazipur, Singhu, and Tikri—the epicenters of the farmers' protests against the newly-enacted farm laws.
29 Jan 2021
Farmers' protest: Mobile internet services suspended in 14 Haryana districts
The Haryana government on Friday suspended mobile internet services across 14 districts until Saturday evening.
28 Jan 2021
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy semi-finals: All you need to know
The semi-finals of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy is set to be held on Friday.
27 Jan 2021
Farmers' leaders to address protesters, Budget Day march still on
After violence rocked Delhi, farmers' leaders will address protesters at the Singhu border, one of the key locations of their agitation, today. Later, the leaders would also hold a meeting to discuss the next steps.
25 Jan 2021
Harley-Davidson discontinues Street 750 and Street Rod bikes in India
Due to suspended production at its Haryana plant, Harley-Davidson has discontinued its most affordable motorbikes, the Street 750 and Street Rod, in India.
24 Jan 2021
A biopic on Major Mohit Sharma is in the making
A film based on the extraordinary life of one of India's most celebrated military officers - late Major Mohit Sharma - has been announced.
23 Jan 2021
Farmers nab man trained to disrupt tractor-rally, kill protest leaders
The farmers protesting at the Singhu border between Delhi and Haryana claimed to have nabbed a person who was trained to disrupt their proposed tractor rally on Republic Day (January 26).
13 Jan 2021
As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe
The heat emanating from the farmers' protest is clearly affecting the ruling alliance in Haryana though both constituents — the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) — have asserted the government will complete its five-year tenure.
11 Jan 2021
Delhi, eight other states confirm bird flu, key meeting today
Delhi has become the ninth state to confirm bird flu, sparking worries among authorities, and prompting the decision to close Sanjay Lake for visitors.
10 Jan 2021
Farmers eating chicken biryani to spread bird flu: BJP MLA
The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.
07 Jan 2021
Ahead of nationwide exercise, COVID-19 vaccine dry run in Haryana
A dry run of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out was conducted in Haryana on Thursday, a day before the exercise will be conducted across India.
06 Jan 2021
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.