Haryana

  • Protesters block rail traffic
    Jul 29, 2015 21:01 IST

    Jats, khap leaders block rail track in Jind village

    Members of Jat community and Khap leaders on Wednesday blocked the Delhi-Ferozepur rail track near Narwana while demanding a compensation of `25 lakh and government job for the wife of 28-year-old Vikram, who died in a clash between members of upper castes and BPL families over possession of 12 acres of panchayati land in Dharondi village in Jind district.

  • The Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway has been delayed for more than five years now. HT Photo
    Jul 28, 2015 19:56 IST

    KMP expressway may see the light of the day, finally

    Hanging fire for six years, the proposed 136-km Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) expressway project is finally back on the track. The cabinet sub-committee on infrastructure headed by chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday approved the bid of M/s Essel Infraprojects Limited, the lowest bidder, for constructing the 83-km Kundli Manesar section of the expressway on built, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. The contract for constructing 53-km Manesar-Palwal section was earlier allotted in March.

  • Desert Storm rally
    Jul 28, 2015 19:10 IST

    Sex ratio improving in Khap land of Haryana

    Call it the impact of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi or result of strict action by the Haryana health department officials against the doctors involved in pre-natal sex determination tests, sex-ratio is improving in the khap lands of Haryana.

  • Addiction
    Jul 28, 2015 18:38 IST

    Diarrhoea outbreak in Panipat: Five suspected deaths, over 100 taken ill

    Panic gripped the industrial town of Panipat on Tuesday after at least five people were suspected to have died of diarrhoea and over 100 residents of a workers' colony fell ill during the past 48 hours.

  • Gurdaspur
    Jul 27, 2015 22:26 IST

    Dinanagar terrorist attack: Haryana Police on alert

    Following the terrorist attack on a police station at Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, security has been beefed up at police stations in Haryana on Monday.

  • unexploded mortar shells recovered near Ambala-Delhi railway line near Shahbad Markanda town
    Jul 27, 2015 22:15 IST

    Bombs on Haryana rail track from Kerala naval base?

    The nine bombs recovered near the railway track in Kurukshetra on July 22, five days before the Gurdaspur terror attack, could have been from a naval base in Kerala. A Government Railway Police (GRP) team probing the matter has left for Kerala to verify the claim.

  • Gurdaspur Army
    Jul 27, 2015 19:22 IST

    Haryana Police on alert after Dinanagar terrorist attack

    Following the terrorist attack on a police station at Dinanagar town in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, security has been beefed up at police stations in Haryana on Monday.

  • Khattar ramdev yoga
    Jul 26, 2015 21:08 IST

    Honorary degrees for CM, Ramdev as students protest over jobs

    An honorary degree of doctor of science was conferred on Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday by Haryana Agricultural University (HAU), Hisar, in recognition of his "significant contribution to the society for preserving the ancient Vedic culture, promoting social harmony and inculcating moral values and ethics".

  • Jul 26, 2015 20:59 IST

    MDU puts 22 BEd colleges under no-admission category

    The fate of 22 bachelor of education (BEd) colleges affiliated with the Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) hangs in balance as the university's academic council (AC) has put a question mark over their affiliation for the next session, by putting them under the no-admission category.

  • Abhay Chautala
    Jul 26, 2015 10:49 IST

    INLD, Congress slam Haryana govt

    Reacting sharply over spying on Haryana health minister Anil Vij, the opposition parties, including the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and the Congress on Saturday slammed the Manohar Lal Khattar-led BJP government and said bickering within the government was evident now.

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    Jul 26, 2015 10:46 IST

    One more held in AIPMT answer key leak from Rohtak

    The special investigation team of the Rohtak police claimed to have arrested close aide of Roop Singh Dangi, the alleged mastermind in the answer key leak of the All India Pre-Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) conducted on May 3.

  • Jahid Pasha will return to meet his parents in Mewat
    Jul 25, 2015 21:44 IST

    Lost as a child, Pasha reunites with his family in Mewat village

    Following efforts of Sunil Jaglan, sarpanch of Jind's Bibipur village, Jahid Pasha returned to meet his parents in Mewat 15 years after he went missing from Delhi.

  • unexploded mortar shells recovered near Ambala-Delhi railway line near Shahbad Markanda town
    Jul 24, 2015 20:21 IST

    Search for missing bomb continues in Kurukshetra

    For the third consecutive day on Friday, the Government Railway Police (GRP) continued the search for a bomb that went missing from an ammunition box of 10 mortar shells, which was found along the Ambala-Delhi rail track on Wednesday.

  • Anil Vij, cabinet minister Haryana. HT Photo
    Jul 24, 2015 19:13 IST

    5 flip-flops of Haryana health minister Anil Vij

    Haryana health, sports and youth affairs minister Anil Vij is the most vocal member in the cabinet of chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The minister does not mind taking potshots at his party, colleagues and their decisions. But the five-time MLA is also fast acquiring an image of a flip-flop minister, thanks to his frequent rants and retreats. HT special correspondent Rajesh Moudgil recounts the minister’s top five flip-flops:

  • Rampal Dass
    Jul 23, 2015 19:15 IST

    Rampal produced in Rohtak court

    Amidst heavy police deployment, controversial sect leader Rampal Dass was produced in the court of additional sessions judge Ashwani Kumar Goel in a murder case registered against him in 2006 on Thursday.