Articles about Dushyant Singh Chautala

Dushyant Singh Chautala, born on April 3, 1988, in Hisar, is an Indian politician from Haryana belonging to the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP). As of 2021, he is the Deputy Chief Minister of Haryana. Chautala belongs to an illustrious family of politicians in Haryana who have ardently worked towards the upliftment of the farmers, a significant percentage of the state's population. He has a business administration degree from California State University as well as a master's degree in law. In 2014, he contested his first Lok Sabha election on behalf of grandfather OP Chautala's party, the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), and became the youngest-ever Member of Parliament. He, however, left the party in 2018 to form his own Jannayak Janta Party (JPP), along with his father, Arjun Chautala. In 2019, after winning 10 seats, Chautala joined hands with BJP and formed an alliance in the Haryana Legislative Assembly. It was the same year that he was elected Deputy Chief Minister. A rising star in the world of politics, Chautala is a part of 11 crucial portfolios in the Haryana government.

Former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala convicted in corruption case

21 May 2022

Politics
Former Haryana CM Om Prakash Chautala convicted in corruption case

The Delhi court convicted former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala in a disproportionate assets case on Saturday.

Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota

04 Feb 2022

India
Haryana approaches Supreme Court over stay on private job quota

The government of Haryana has filed an appeal in the Supreme Court of India, challenging the stay on a law providing job reservations to local residents.

High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals

03 Feb 2022

India
High Court stays Haryana govt's 75% job quota for locals

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday ordered a stay on the Haryana government's decision to provide 75% quota to locals in private jobs.

'Incorrect choice of words': Haryana CM on "smash heads" remark

30 Aug 2021

Politics
'Incorrect choice of words': Haryana CM on "smash heads" remark

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today said that an IAS officer's remarks to "crack the heads" of the protesting farmers were not right.

Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

24 Jun 2021

Politics
Karan Chautala washes Devi Lal's statue in name of 'purification'

Two days after Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala unveiled an 18-feet tall statue of Devi Lal at the Chaudhary Devi Lal University in Sirsa, his cousin brother Karan Chautala on Wednesday washed it with holy Ganga water for "purification."

Resume talks with farmers: Haryana Deputy CM urges PM Modi

17 Apr 2021

Politics
Resume talks with farmers: Haryana Deputy CM urges PM Modi

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and urged him to resume talks with the farmers protesting the Centre's three farm laws.

Haryana to reserve 75% private sector jobs for locals

02 Mar 2021

India
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.

As fault lines visible, Chautala, Khattar claim BJP-JJP alliance safe

13 Jan 2021

Politics
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.

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 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.

Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tests positive for COVID-19

06 Oct 2020

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Haryana Deputy CM Dushyant Chautala tests positive for COVID-19

Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.

After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar

18 Sep 2020

Politics
After Harsimrat's resignation, now Dushyant Chautala faces heat, meets Khattar

The resignation of Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal, a member of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), over farm laws has now sparked tensions in Haryana, another state governed by BJP. In the state, JJP's Dushyant Chautala is facing ire, with a call for his resignation growing louder.

Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

23 Mar 2020

Politics
Lok Sabha adjourned sine die amid coronavirus crisis

With coronavirus positive cases continuing to rise across India, the Lok Sabha was adjourned sine die on Monday after the Finance Bill, 2020, was passed without discussion.

Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

23 Mar 2020

Entertainment
Over 60 of Kanika Kapoor's contacts test negative for coronavirus

After Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), over 60 of her contacts have tested negative.

Health Ministry authorizes private labs to test for COVID-19

21 Mar 2020

India
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-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

21 Mar 2020

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Coronavirus-panic: Infected Kanika Kapoor met Dushyant Singh, he other MPs

Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who tested positive for coronavirus on Friday, has sparked fears of mass infection after she met with almost the entire elite circle of Lucknow, Vasundhara Raje and her son Dushyant Singh.

3 politicians self-isolate after dinner with coronavirus-infected singer Kanika Kapoor

20 Mar 2020

India
3 politicians self-isolate after dinner with coronavirus-infected singer Kanika Kapoor

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday announced that she and her son, BJP MP Dushyant Singh, have decided to self-quarantine fearing an infection of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19.

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

27 Feb 2020

Politics
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.

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

29 Oct 2019

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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.

There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

29 Oct 2019

Politics
There's no Dushyant Chautala here: Sena's new warning to BJP

A consensus between bickering allies Shiv Sena and BJP seems like a far-fetched dream now.

Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

28 Oct 2019

Politics
Maharashtra: Bitter allies Shiv Sena, BJP met Governor separately

In Maharashtra, the road to form the next government has been rocky, to say the least, as BJP and Shiv Sena are at loggerheads over power-sharing.

Here are some lesser-known facts about Manohar Lal Khattar

27 Oct 2019

Politics
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

Politics
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.

Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

27 Oct 2019

Politics
Before son Dushyant's oath-taking ceremony, father Ajay Chautala gets freedom

As is obvious by now, the alliance with Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has served Jannayak Janata Party's Dushyant Singh Chautala well. Hours after he "signed the deal", his father Ajay was granted 14-day furlough from Tihar jail.

Chautala joins hands with BJP, father gets furlough from Tihar

26 Oct 2019

Politics
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.

Haryana: BJP, JJP form alliance; Chautala's party gets deputy-CM post

25 Oct 2019

Politics
Haryana: BJP, JJP form alliance; Chautala's party gets deputy-CM post

The path for BJP to retain the state of Haryana for a second straight time became clear, thanks to the well-needed support which it got from Dushyant Chautala's JJP.

Haryana election results 2019: Dushyant Chautala's JJP may support BJP

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Haryana election results 2019: Dushyant Chautala's JJP may support BJP

With the counting of votes reaching conclusion and Haryana set to witness a hung Assembly, fresh reports suggest that the man of the moment Dushyant Chautala's Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) may extend its support to incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Assembly elections 2019: How did star-candidates perform in Haryana, Maharashtra?

With each passing hour, the picture of Haryana and Maharashtra assemblies are becoming clearer.

Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Meet Dushyant Singh Chautala, the kingmaker of Haryana

In Haryana, a young Turk, Dushyant Singh Chautala is holding the cards for the Assembly.

Haryana: BJP-Congress wrestle it out. Who will be the kingmaker?

24 Oct 2019

Politics
Haryana: BJP-Congress wrestle it out. Who will be the kingmaker?

The northern state of Haryana is witnessing a nail-biting competition as early trends have not given a clear majority to BJP, which hoped for a second straight win.

This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

26 May 2019

Politics
This 25-year-old engineer is the youngest Lok Sabha MP ever

Today in wholesome news, a 25-year-old engineering graduate from Odisha is set to step into the Parliament, making history by becoming the youngest Lok Sabha member.

Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan

24 May 2019

Politics
Guna's winner was once Jyotiraditya Scindia's fan

This time several dynasts lost Lok Sabha polls. Undoubtedly, the biggest losers were Congress' Rahul Gandhi and Jyotiraditya Scindia.

#MeetTheMedalists: All about rowing star Dushyant Singh

24 Aug 2018

Sports
#MeetTheMedalists: All about rowing star Dushyant Singh

India earned their first medal in rowing at the Asian Games 2018, being held in Indonesia.

Verdict in Salman Khan black buck case on April 5

29 Mar 2018

Entertainment
Verdict in Salman Khan black buck case on April 5

A Jodhpur court will announce its verdict in the black buck poaching case against Salman Khan on April 5.

Now, Lord Hanuman's statue desecrated in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia

08 Mar 2018

India
Now, Lord Hanuman's statue desecrated in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia

Amid an ongoing spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of known figures across the country, a statue of Lord Hanuman was also desecrated in Uttar Pradesh's Kharuav village of Ballia district, triggering tension in the area.

Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita

09 Jan 2018

Politics
Khattar-government spends Rs. 3.8L on 10 copies of Bhagavad Gita

Move over 2G and Coalgate, we have a new scam in making - the "Gita scam."