Anil Vij

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Haryana CM says Centre looking to check 'love jihad' cases

01 Nov 2020

Haryana CM says Centre looking to check 'love jihad' cases

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday said that the Centre is looking into ways to check 'love jihad' cases.

#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

28 Oct 2020

#HaryanaMurder: Tauseef killed Nikita as she was marrying another man

The main accused in the murder of 21-year-old Nikita Tomar in Haryana, Tauseef, has confessed to the crime and told police that her imminent wedding with someone else drove him to kill her.

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills

25 Sep 2020

Bharat Bandh today: Farmers begin agitation against agriculture Bills

Angry with three agriculture reform Bills brought by the Centre, farmers across the country will be participating in Bharat Bandh today, September 25, with Punjab and Haryana becoming the epicenter of protests.

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

18 Sep 2020

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.

Haryana government revokes order to shut shops on Mondays, Tuesdays

30 Aug 2020

Haryana government revokes order to shut shops on Mondays, Tuesdays

The Haryana government on Sunday revoked a recent order directing shops to remain shut on Mondays and Tuesdays.

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Haryana imposes lockdown on weekends

21 Aug 2020

Amid rise in COVID-19 cases, Haryana imposes lockdown on weekends

All non-essential offices and shops in Haryana have been ordered to remain shut on every Saturday and Sunday in an attempt to check the spread of the novel coronavirus, state Health Minister Anil Vij has said.

Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry

29 May 2020

Chaos ensues at Delhi-Gurugram border as Haryana seals entry

Hundreds of commuters were seen stuck at the Delhi-Gurugram border on Friday morning as the Haryana government blocked entry from the national capital in a late-Thursday order.

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

25 May 2020

Manoj Tiwari plays cricket; faces allegations of violating lockdown

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Manoj Tiwari has come under fire for violating lockdown guidelines after he was seen playing a game of cricket in Sonipat, Haryana.

Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

10 Apr 2020

Haryana doubles salaries of healthcare workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic

As healthcare workers around the world are leading the fight against coronavirus from the front, they are exposed to its threat more than anyone else.

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

06 Mar 2019

'Have suffered repeatedly': IAS Officer Ashok Khemka on frequent transfers

Senior Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Ashok Khemka, who was recently transferred once again by the Haryana government, took to Twitter to question his frequent transfers.

Haryana Minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan's swearing-in

18 Aug 2018

Haryana Minister Vij attacks Sidhu for attending Imran Khan's swearing-in

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij lambasted cricketer-turned-politician and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu today for attending the swearing-in of former cricketer Imran Khan as the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

20 Jun 2018

Haryana wants to slash cash rewards of players representing organizations

After Haryana's controversial notification demanding government-employed sportspersons to pay up 33% of their 'commercial' earnings, another similar matter has riled the state's players.

Government-funded Haryana gyms will run RSS shakhas, Congress cries foul

12 May 2018

Government-funded Haryana gyms will run RSS shakhas, Congress cries foul

Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government has again made headlines, this time over Agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar's statement. He said that state gyms would also be used as RSS shakhas.

Haryana government announces Rs. 1.5 crore prize to CWG gold-medalists

15 Apr 2018

Haryana government announces Rs. 1.5 crore prize to CWG gold-medalists

Anil Vij, Haryana Sports Minister, announced today that a Rs. 1.5 crore reward will be given to the state's player who won gold medals in the 2018 Commonwealth games.

After Gujarat & Rajasthan, Haryana joins Padmaavat "ban" wagon

16 Jan 2018

After Gujarat & Rajasthan, Haryana joins Padmaavat "ban" wagon

Only 9 days are left for the release of the most-awaited film of the year 'Padmaavat'. But, it is a long road ahead for the makers.

'Fortis murdered 7-year-old Adya': Haryana govt panel finds hospital guilty

07 Dec 2017

'Fortis murdered 7-year-old Adya': Haryana govt panel finds hospital guilty

A Haryana government panel has found Gurugram's reputed Fortis Hospital guilty of medical negligence and unlawful conduct.

Controversial Khattar: CM comments on Ryan murder, messes up again

10 Nov 2017

Controversial Khattar: CM comments on Ryan murder, messes up again

Haryana police have been left red-faced as CBI accused them of framing a bus conductor in the Pradyuman Thakur's murder case.

Non-bailable warrant against Ramdev for "beheading" remark

15 Jun 2017

Non-bailable warrant against Ramdev for "beheading" remark

A Rohtak court has issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Baba Ramdev for his infamous "beheading" remark.

Haryana ministers disrespects Gandhi, takes it back

14 Jan 2017

Haryana ministers disrespects Gandhi, takes it back

BJP leader (from Haryana) Anil Vij's comment that Khadi deteriorated after being associated with Gandhi and that Modi is a bigger brand name than Gandhi was widely critiqued by all parties.

Modi replaces Gandhi on Khadi calendars, stirs controversy

14 Jan 2017

Modi replaces Gandhi on Khadi calendars, stirs controversy

Khadi and village industries commission's (KVIC) move to publish Modi's photo instead of Gandhi's on its 2017 calendar and table diary stirred a fresh controversy with the opposition critiquing the move.

Modi 'replaces' Gandhiji in Khadi Udyog calendar, workers protest

13 Jan 2017

Modi 'replaces' Gandhiji in Khadi Udyog calendar, workers protest

Mahatma Gandhi has been 'replaced' by PM Narendra Modi in the Khadi Village Industries Commission's (KVIC) 2017 wall calendar and table diary.

PM Modi awards Rs.4 crore to Deepa Malik

02 Nov 2016

PM Modi awards Rs.4 crore to Deepa Malik

PM Modi awarded a Rs.4 crore cheque to India's first Paralympics medalist Deepa Malik in Haryana; she won a silver medal in shot-put at the Rio Paralympics.

Deepa Malik makes history: Clinches shot put silver in Paralympics

13 Sep 2016

Deepa Malik makes history: Clinches shot put silver in Paralympics

Deepa Malik from India became the first-ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics by bagging a silver in the shot-put F-53 event.

Anil Vij donates Rs.50 lakhs to sport event, faces criticism

30 Aug 2016

Anil Vij donates Rs.50 lakhs to sport event, faces criticism

Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij became the centre of controversy after he donated Rs.50 lakhs to spiritual organization, Dera Sacha Sauda.