Gurgaon

  • Farmer Jasvir Singh
    Feb 28, 2015 09:53 IST

    Farmer protests over unfair deals, have a long history

    Farmers in Gurgaon cry foul play as they say that over the years, their lands have been allegedly procured by the state government at throwaway prices. They allege that the Land Acquisition Act of 1894, on basis of which plots had been purchased from them, has been misused by the government

  • delhi traffic police
    Feb 28, 2015 09:57 IST

    Youths flout traffic rules, don’t use safety gear

    Our teams are deployed across the city and we are strict towards all traffic violations. The aim of spreading awareness is to bring down the accident graph, says Bharti Arora, joint commissioner of police.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar
    Feb 28, 2015 10:03 IST

    State govt to give 1 lakh to inter-caste couples

    This decision was taken at a meeting of the state level vigilance and monitoring committee held in Chandigarh under the chairmanship of the chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar. It had been constituted under Rule 16 of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar
    Feb 27, 2015 09:37 IST

    375 crore released for civic bodies in four months

    The Haryana government has released Rs. 375 crore in the last four months to all municipal corporations, municipal committees and municipal councils across the state for various development works, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Thursday.

  • Rail Budget
    Feb 27, 2015 09:27 IST

    CM praises rail budget, other parties say no new offers for Haryana

    The rail budget is more reformative and sensible than populist and is aimed at bringing major changes for making travelling in the Indian Railways more comfortable for passengers, says Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana CM

  • firefighters
    Feb 27, 2015 09:30 IST

    Short circuit leads to fire in Mayfield Garden flat

    A laptop and a computer were gutted in a fire that broke out in a house on the second floor in Mayfield Garden, Sector 51 on Thursday evening. The incident took place due to a short circuit in the bedroom after a couple staying in the house left the AC power switch on.

  • Cigarette
    Feb 26, 2015 11:12 IST

    Only 70 people fined in two years for smoking in public

    Despite the ban being effective since 2008, authorities in Gurgaon have fined not more than 32 people in 2013 and 35 in 2014, collecting about Rs. 2,000 in these two years. Interestingly, the fine amount for smoking in public places had been fixed at Rs. 200. However, the authorities seem to be lenient with offenders, fining each person just Rs. 30-35 on an average.

  • Delhi-Gurgaon national highway
    Feb 26, 2015 11:15 IST

    Toll plaza gone, but long jams still haunt night commuters on e-way

    For thousands of commuters heading to Delhi from the city through the Gurgaon Expressway at night, the journey is nothing less than a torture as they get stuck in long traffic jams near the now-defunct Sirhaul toll plaza after movement of heavy vehicle begins on the road.

  • Illegally mined sand heaped up at Toga village in SAS district on Wednesday night.
    Feb 24, 2015 09:49 IST

    After sunset, illegal miners wreak havoc on Aravallis

    Despite the Supreme Court and Ministry of Environment prohibiting mining in the Aravallis, the mining mafia continues to chip away the rocky hills around Gurgaon and Faridabad. On Saturday, HT found fresh evidence of mining near Behrampur village in sector 69, very close to the populated city areas.

  • Beggar
    Feb 24, 2015 10:01 IST

    With no rehabilitation plan, beggars galore in Gurgaon

    There has been a rise in the number of beggars in Gurgaon. While Iffco Chowk, Signature Tower, Huda Metro Station and Golf Course Road have become favourite haunts for them, one can find them anywhere. The city does not have a single government-run rehabilitation centre.

  • medicine
    Feb 24, 2015 09:56 IST

    Fake swine flu drugs racket operating out of hospitals

    The investigations into the fake swine flu medicine racket that was unearthed in Rajender Park have revealed that the main accused Charan Singh Yadav used to sell drugs in many hospitals in the area and nearby remote villages. Acting on a tip-off, Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) team, along with the Rajender Park police, raided the hospital and arrested Yadav, who confessed to the police

  • Liquor
    Feb 20, 2015 12:23 IST

    Cops seize 455 cartons of sumggled foreign liquor

    The crime investigation agency (CIA)-9 of Sector 39 arrested a truck driver on Thursday morning for allegedly carrying 455 cases of foreign-made liquor. Police nabbed Aamir Khan, a native of Tauru, Mewat on Sohna Road when he was driving towards Jaipur to deliver the liquor to Gujarat.

  • 2
    Feb 20, 2015 12:20 IST

    69-yr-old woman dies of swine flu, death toll at four

    Swine flu claimed another life in Gurgaon earlier this week taking the toll to four in the city. The victim was a 69-year-old patient, Kamla Devi, who died at Medanta on Monday but lab test confirmed swine flu only on Thursday, according to a source in the health department.

  • H1N1 infection
    Feb 19, 2015 10:28 IST

    Haryana trying to downplay swine flu cases, say doctors

    Doctors and the Haryana health department are at odds with each other when it comes to tackling swine flu. Private labs banned from sharing number of positive swine flu cases with public, say state’s move to prescribe Tamiflu without lab report is a ploy.

  • Koyna dam
    Feb 19, 2015 10:38 IST

    Renuka Dam delay to hit water and power supply in Gurgaon

    The proposed Renuka Dam project on river Giri — a tributary of Yamuna in Himachal Pradesh — hit a major roadblock due to paucity of funds. The dam is expected to provide water and power supplies in parts of Haryana, especially Gurgaon.