In the past ten years, Gurgaon has grown by leaps and bounds when it comes to industry and infrastructure. But this has reportedly been at the cost of the city’s green cover. According to data provided by the Haryana Forest Development Corporation (HFDC), Gurgaon chapter, 61,050 trees have been felled here in the past 11 years (2001 to 2011).
Located near the Maruti Suzuki factory and bordering Air Force One land off Old Delhi Road, Gurgaon One in Sector 22 sits on a prime spot indeed. This enviable location, however, has not spared the residents some long-standing civic problems.
Parents of those studying at the government high school of Farain Kalan village in Jind district now dread sending their children to school.
The foundation stone of Indian National Defence University (INDU), to be constituted under an Act of Parliament, will be laid by PM Manmohan Singh on May 23, Gurgaon deputy commissioner PC Meena said.
Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader Abhey Singh Chautala on Sunday held the Haryana chief minister responsible for the violence at Karontha village of the district, which left three dead and more than 100 injured on May 12.
Already hounded by its rebel leaders in several wards, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday decided to support the candidates backed by its ally Haryana Janhit Congress (HJC) in three wards of Karnal municipal corporation (MC), for which the elections would held on June 2.
Haryana Roadways has decided to insure all its contractual drivers, conductors, daily wages staff and adhoc staff against accident.
A six-member team of Delhi Police's Special Cell today raided tainted cricketer Ajit Chandila's Prahladpur residence for further clues on spot-fixing issue that has lead to crickter's arrest.
The Ferozepur police arrested the main accused in a case where a family had been set on fire, from Ambala in Haryana on Saturday morning.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that there was no question of any alliance with the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in the state in the upcoming assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
The popularity graph of the Congress has touched all-time low due to which the leaders are not contesting on the party symbol, said Ram Bilas Sharma, state president of the BJP, while addressing mediapersons here on Friday. He said the BJP would win the civic body polls in all seven nagar nigams.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought explanation from the Haryana government over reports that six village panchayats in Mahendergarh district have decided not to send their teenage girls to school due to recurring instances of eve-teasing.
Concerned over the tax payers' money being allegedly used to build memorials for political leaders, a local activist has urged the politicians to write their legal wills against using any public land to raise such memorials after their demise.
Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday launched Haryana state rural livelihood mission at Taoru village of Mewat district. An official release said that in the first phase, the mission would be intensively implemented in 12 blocks of four districts namely Bhiwani, Kaithal, Jhajjar and Mewat.
The Rewari police on Friday booked the manager of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star 'The Great Khali' (real name Dalip Singh Rana) for attacking a shopkeeper.