Haryana

  • Suicide-N
    May 02, 2015 21:06 IST

    Crop loss: Another farmerhangs himself in Sonepat

    Another farmer has committed suicide by hanging himself with a tree in his field in Sonepat district, allegedly in the wake of crop loss due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm. The deceased has been identified as Rajesh (32), a resident of Tewari village of Gannaur sub-division.

  • Haryana Roadways
    May 02, 2015 21:02 IST

    Police remove roadways employees blocking traffic at Hisar bus stand

    A few members of the Roadways Employees Union were injured when the local police used force to disperse them from the main exit of the bus stand after they had been blocking it for hours and inconveniencing the general public. Some of them were also detained.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana chief minister. HT Photo
    May 02, 2015 17:22 IST

    Haryana government launches e-services, apps for graft-free admin

    The Haryana government on Saturday launched seven e-services and software applications in a measure to provide hassle free and graft-free administration to the people of the state.

  • AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacting s with passengers on-board Sachkhand Express in Ambala.
    May 01, 2015 22:17 IST

    'Rahul cannot match PM Modi's popularity by 2-day train travel'

    Union rural development minister Birender Singh on Friday said Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi could not match the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi by travelling two days in a train.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana CM
    May 01, 2015 21:52 IST

    Haryana: CM Khattar announces all-woman police stations for all districts

    Haryana would have an all-woman police station in each district in by August this year to ensure women's security and safety in the state, chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar said here on Friday.

  • Murder, torture, humiliation
    Apr 29, 2015 21:31 IST

    Karnal man kills wife, throws body in canal

    The body of a 35-year-old woman was fished out from a canal near here on Wednesday. Police said that victim Ruchi was strangled to death by her share broker husband Manish Wasan at their residence in Part II extension of Sector 8 here on Saturday and the body was secretly kept for three days on the first-floor of their house.

  • Anil Vij, cabinet minister Haryana. HT Photo
    Apr 29, 2015 21:19 IST

    PGIMS nurse's suicide: After Vij's intervention, police arrest accused

    Following intervention of health minister Anil Vij, the city police have arrested the astrologer accused of abetting the suicide of a staff nurse of the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana CM
    Apr 29, 2015 18:05 IST

    Haryana: CM Manohar Lal Khattar hikes loan limit for MLAs

    Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced to increase the limit of vehicle loan and home loan admissible to the members of legislative assembly (MLAs).

  • Unsold wheat lying in Kotkapura grain market. HT Photo
    Apr 29, 2015 09:06 IST

    Haryana sees hassle-free procurement

    Initial hiccups notwithstanding, wheat procurement in Haryana mandis has gone in a rather hassle-free manner with the five state procurement agencies purchasing about 49.52 lakh tonnes of wheat against a procurement target of 65 lakh tonnes.

  • Sirsa MP, Ashok Tanwar. HT Photo
    Apr 29, 2015 08:53 IST

    Action sought against those who hooted Tanwar in Delhi rally

    The issue of factionalism dominated the Haryana Congress meeting here on Tuesday, with several leaders demanding action against the party workers who had hooted state president Ashok Tanwar during his address at the Kisan rally at New Delhi on April 19.

  • Suicide-N
    Apr 28, 2015 22:36 IST

    Haryana: Another farmer ends life in Jind

    Another Haryana farmer committed suicide by hanging himself with a ceiling fan in Pindara village of Jind district on Tuesday, allegedly due to crop loss suffered by him in unseasonal rains.

  • BJP President Nitin Gadkari
    Apr 28, 2015 22:28 IST

    Won't acquire land for Ambani, Adani, Gadkari assures farmers

    In the wake of allegations by the farming community that the land acquisition bill has been amended to provide benefit to the corporate sector, Union road transport and highways minister Nitin Gadkari has assured farmers that the government will not acquire even a single acre of land for industrialists like Ambani and Adani.

  • Manohar Lal Khattar
    Apr 28, 2015 17:31 IST

    Haryana govt announces Rs 1,092 cr farmer compensation, to be disbursed by May 15

    Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday announced compensation of Rs 1,092 crore to farmers affected by inclement weather conditions, to be disbursed by May 15.

  • Farmer wheat
    Apr 28, 2015 10:41 IST

    Haryana’s wheat output also drops

    The wheat production in Haryana is expected to dip by 10% to 15 % due to unseasonal rains and hailstorm, which adversely affected the crop. Agriculture department officials estimate that as against the target of 115 lakh metric tonnes (MT) in 2015, the wheat production in the state is likely to be in the range of 100-108 lakh MT. In 2014, the wheat production was around 118 lakh MT.

  • Eigth people evacuated from earthquake hit Nepal reaches Amritsar.
    Apr 27, 2015 22:02 IST

    Nepal earthquake: Ambala woman, family among several stranded

    “Please do not try to make a story on me, rush help for my sister and her family instead,” bang comes the staccato reply of Ambala-based Sarika Nayyar on the telephonic talk whose sister Sonika, brother-in-law Kamal and their two children are stranded in Kathmandu area after the Saturday’s devastating earthquake.