Articles about Manohar Lal Khattar
Manohar Lal Khattar is a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician and two-time Chief Minister of Haryana state. He did his graduation from the University of Delhi while supporting himself by running a shop. He joined the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) in 1977 and, in 1980 became a full-time Pracharak. After serving 17 years in the RSS, Khattar was moved to the BJP in 1994 and made Sangathan Mahamantri in Haryana. In 2000, he became the General Secretary of Haryana BJP, serving in this capacity till 2014. He gained a reputation as an efficient electoral strategist and planned campaigns for the BJP in several state and national elections. Khattar was appointed the Chairman of BJP’s Haryana Election Campaign Committee for the 2014 Lok Sabha polls, in which he led BJP to win seven out of 10 Lok Sabha seats from the state. He successfully contested in the 2014 Haryana Assembly elections from Karnal constituency, leading BJP to victory and becoming the Chief Minister. In the 2019 assembly elections, BJP formed a post-poll alliance with JJP and retained power. Khattar became Chief Minister for the second time, with JJP’s Dushyant Chautala becoming the Deputy CM.
12 Sep 2022Haryana
The Ministry of Home Affairs has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of BJP leader and Tik-Tok star Sonali Phogat.
03 Sep 2022Haryana
Sudhir Sangwan — the aide of BJP leader and TikTok star Sonali Phogat — who was arrested along with four others accused of conspiring and murdering her, is said to have been eying her property.
29 Aug 2022Central Bureau Of Investigation (CBI)
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to soon launch an investigation into the mysterious death of Sonali Phogat in Goa.
25 Aug 2022Haryana
Goa Police on Thursday arrested two accomplices of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader from Haryana Sonali Phogat in connection with her death.
21 Jul 2022Haryana
The Haryana Police have arrested the driver of a truck that ran down a 59-year-old DSP earlier this week.
11 Feb 2022India
One person died and at least two were feared trapped after the roof of a residential building in Gurugram's Sector 109 collapsed on Thursday evening.
04 Feb 2022Haryana
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.
06 Nov 2021Haryana
Farmers' protests against three contentious farm laws had turned violent in Haryana on Friday after two senior BJP leaders were targeted by farmers in Hisar and Rohtak districts of the state.
29 Oct 2021Haryana
Nearly 500 police personnel will be deployed at five spots in Gurugram where Muslims offer namaz (prayers) on Friday.
16 Oct 2021Sonipat
A chilling murder at a farmers' protest site at the Singhu border near national capital Delhi on Friday made headlines and rattled people across the country.
04 Oct 2021Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar is at the heart of a controversy after his remarks on the farmers' protest have gone viral.
02 Oct 2021Haryana
More than 1,000 farmers protesting against the central government's three controversial farm laws gathered outside Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's house in Karnal on Saturday morning.
22 Sep 2021Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that the state government has decided to give a subsidy on the purchase of e-vehicles to encourage their use.
11 Sep 2021Haryana
A week-long standoff between farmers and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Haryana ended today after the fourth round of discussions.
06 Sep 2021Haryana
Prohibitory orders banning the gathering of people were imposed in Haryana's Karnal district on Monday, a day ahead of a farmers' planned gherao of the mini-secretariat in Karnal over August 28 lathi-charge episode, officials said.
30 Aug 2021Karnal
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.
30 Aug 2021Haryana
The Shiv Sena on Monday termed the lathi-charge on farmers by the police in Haryana as the "second Jallianwala Bagh" and said the Khattar government has no right to remain in power anymore.
29 Aug 2021Haryana
A video of Karnal Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ayush Sinha is doing the rounds on social media, where he can be heard ordering cops to "break the heads of protesting farmers."
14 Jul 2021Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday asserted that car maker Maruti's plant was not shifting out of Haryana and will remain in the state, and said opposition Congress' claims in this regard holds no merit.
21 Jun 2021Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday announced a new policy wherein extra marks will be given to those students from classes VIII to XII who will cater and nurture plant saplings.
04 Jun 2021Haryana
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.
20 May 2021Haryana
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.
10 Mar 2021Haryana
The no-confidence motion against the Bharatiya Janata Party-Jannayak Janata Party (BJP-JJP) government in Haryana was defeated on Wednesday.
10 Mar 2021Haryana
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.
08 Mar 2021Kurukshetra
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday talked about how Bhagavad Gita holds the key to remove all problems of the world. He was inaugurating a part of the Gita Museum built at the Gita Gyan Sansthanam Centre in Kurukshetra.
13 Jan 2021Haryana
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.
10 Jan 2021Haryana
The ongoing farmers' protest is a conspiracy to spread bird flu across India, an MLA of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party said on Saturday.
17 Dec 2020Haryana
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".
05 Dec 2020India
Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij announced this morning that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
02 Dec 2020Madhya Pradesh
Farmers protesting against the new agricultural laws passed by the Centre on Wednesday demanded a special session of the Parliament to repeal the laws.
28 Nov 2020Haryana
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday slammed his Haryana counterpart Manohar Lal Khattar for the crackdown on farmers protesting against the Centre's three contentious agricultural laws.
28 Nov 2020Delhi Police
As farmers clashed with the police during their march to Delhi to protest against three central farm laws, a heart-warming video has come to the fore from Haryana's Karnal area.
01 Nov 2020Haryana
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the Centre is looking into ways to check 'love jihad' cases.
06 Oct 2020India
Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday said that he has tested positive for COVID-19.
18 Sep 2020Haryana
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.