The Congress party manifesto, which was released just two weeks prior to the Haryana assembly polls on Wednesday, turned out to be old wine in a new bottle.Most of the promises made are from the recent Panipat rally announcements or have already been implemented.
Disposing of the petition challenging the consolidation proceedings of the Reliance Haryana SEZ Limited, the Punjab and Haryana high court has directed the settlement officer of Jhajjar to decide the appeal seeking quashing of the consolidation process by December 31.
During the resumed hearing of a petition seeking the implementation of the minimum support price (MSP) policy for agricultural produce, the Punjab and Haryana high court directed Punjab and Haryana to submit details on the rates at which the crops were being purchased by the nodal agencies of the two states, especially the purchase of maize by the Punjab Agro Foodgrains Corporation.
The Punjab and Haryana high court has issued contempt notices to former Punjab chief secretary Rakesh Singh, a former excise and taxation commissioner and a serving excise and taxation commissioner for misleading the court in a matter pertaining to the recruitment of excise and taxation inspectors in 1999.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is against the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) extending help to the Congress in the Haryana assembly polls.
The police on Wednesday arrested 44-year-old man, a resident of Jagarpura village, for allegedly raping his 13-year-old daughter.
Sushila Maan and Narender Singh Maan, scientists of Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (LUVAS), have been awarded a research grant of Rs. 1.62 crore under the India-UK collaboration in Farmed Animal Disease and Health (FADH) by UK and department of biotechnology, India.
The Chandigarh municipal corporation on Wednesday carried out cleanliness drive under the Swachch Bharat Abhiyan in Mauli Jagran, Vikas Nagar, Shivalik Enclave and Motor Market, Manimajra
The BJP on Wednesday said it will take up with the Election Commission reports of INLD chief Om Prakash Chautala participating in poll campaign in Haryana, saying it was violative of rules and the model code of conduct since he has been jailed in connection with the JBT teachers’ recruitment scam.
The body of a middle-aged man was found in mysterious circumstances at a house in Sector 44A on Wednesday evening. According sources in the police, the body, which was in an advanced state of composition, was later identified as that of Baljeet Singh, a 45-year-old native of Amritsar who was residing as a tenant in a room on the top floor of the house.
Reacting on Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah repeated attacks on the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leaders accusing them of spreading ‘goondaism’ in Haryana during their rule, Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala on Wednesday said the saffron party’s top leader has been accused of murder and fake encounter.
The Traders Association, Sector 17, has submitted a list of demands for the forthcoming meeting of Chandigarh VAT Advisory Committee.
Recommending police investigation in the change of land use (CLU) graft case against the five accused Congress leaders, including health minister Rao Narender Singh, the Haryana Lokayukta on Wednesday appointed additional director general of police V Kamraj as inquiry officer and asked him to submit a report within three months.
The Aam Aadmi Party, which has decided not to contest assembly polls after drubbing in the recent Lok Sabha elections, on Wednesday began, what it termed, its campaign against “tainted” candidates, including chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the poll-bound Haryana.
Suspended inspector general of police (IGP) Gautam Cheema, booked on the charge of abduction of a proclaimed offender (PO), besides molestation, has moved the Punjab and Haryana high court seeking anticipatory bail.