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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.