The chief minister’s chair has yet again eluded prominent leaders of Ahirwal region in spite of BJP candidates winning all 11 assembly constituencies under it.
Crowds of farmers, traders, employees and people in saffron robes, shouting with élan, setting off fireworks, pushing each other, at times uncontrollable — it was quite a crowd of BJP supporters at the meeting of the party’s newly elected legislators at which Manohar Lal Khattar was officially chosen as their leader and thus the next chief minister, in Chandigarh on Tuesday.
A minor victim of rape was awarded compensation of Rs. 2 lakh by the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) here.
Busting an inter-state human trafficking network on Tuesday here, the West Bengal Police have recovered three girls who were missing from Kalimpong village in the Darjeeling hills since October 8.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday said the Centre would work shoulder-to-shoulder with the next government in Haryana to put the state on the path of progress.
Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda’s move to support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) helped the party register a thumping victory in the assembly election, according to researchers.
Chief minister-designate Manohar Lal Khattar, who won from the Karnal assembly seat with a decisive margin, has his roots at Banyani village, 14 km from Rohtak.
The BJP on Tuesday disassociated itself from the remarks made by former Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu against the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and its leaders while campaigning in the recent Haryana assembly polls.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will spend his first Diwali as Prime Minister in Srinagar. The move is likely to have a positive impact as Srinagar is trying to limp back to normalcy.
The Class-2, -3 and -4 employees in any civic body of Punjab would not be transferred, local bodies minister Anil Joshi announced on Tuesday after his meeting here with employee unions.
Anil Jain appointed Haryana BJP incharge
Chief ministerial designate of Haryana, Manohar Lal Khattar, met local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Sanjay Tandon at his residence on Tuesday afternoon.
All three accused in the murder case of Sector-49 model Puneet Sandhu, 27, were sent to two-day police custody by the local court on Tuesday.
In protest against non-payment of Diwali bonus, the hospital and sanitation attendants at Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) observed complete strike for the first four hours of their duty on Wednesday.
Students of Blind Institute, Sector 26, presented designer candles to UT administrator Shivraj Patil at Punjab Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.