Hardik Anand is a correspondent, who reports from Rohtak in Haryana. From petty crimes to big data stories, he is interested in covering them all.
Articles by Hardik Anand
BJP minister offers money, guns, gunmen to voters for MC polls
Haryana minister of state for cooperation and Rohtak MLA Manish Grover allegedly offered guns, money and gunmen to the voters while campaigning for a BJP candidate for the municipal corporation polls slated for December 16.
Updated on Dec 08, 2018 08:43 AM IST
Rival parties want to get me killed: Kejriwal on chilli powder attack
These attacks are not happening just like that, but someone is behind them, Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
Updated on Nov 21, 2018 07:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Sonepat | ByHardik Anand
Teen bludgeons 75-yr-old woman to death after failed rape attempt in Haryana
The accused, identified as Raja, tried raping the elderly woman but when she shouted for help, he gagged her with a scarf and then hit a brick on her head.
Updated on Nov 11, 2018 09:16 AM IST
Haryana Roadways’ 1st woman conductor loses job after employees call off strike
Rewari resident Sharmila, 32, a differently abled mother of two daughters, was given a three-month contractual job as a bus conductor by the Haryana government when the state’s public transport service was paralysed due to the strike by roadways’ employees since October 16.
Updated on Nov 05, 2018 04:05 PM IST
Haryana govt spends ₹80,000 per day on CM Khattar’s air travel
The figure excluded the cost incurred on Khattar’s foreign visits.
Updated on Oct 25, 2018 11:52 AM IST
Centre’s Ayushman Bharat crosses 1 lakh subscribers in 30 days
Two lakh beneficiary cards have so far been distributed through the Narendra Modi government’s flagship Ayushman Bharat health insureance scheme, which was launched on September 23 this year.
Updated on Oct 21, 2018 11:59 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByRhythma Kaul and Hardik Anand
Medical test confirms Rohtak gurukul students sodomised; one staffer arrested, 5 juveniles detained
Police have arrested a staff member and detained five juveniles accused of sodomy.
Updated on Aug 28, 2018 11:31 AM IST
Five students allege they were sodomised and threatened by gurukul staff, seniors in Haryana
An FIR has been registered on the complaint of five students who say they were sodomised, thrashed and threatened of dire consequences by the gurukul staff and their seniors, in Rohtak.
Updated on Aug 27, 2018 04:47 PM IST
Behind bars, Gurmeet Ram Rahim is a broken man
Initially, he would break down often and was given to bouts of crying but has now accepted his circumstances and is learning to make peace with reality, sources said.
Updated on Aug 25, 2018 11:30 AM IST
Haryana college girl kills herself after being raped, blackmailed by 2 men for months
The student from Haryana’s Jind district, had accused two men of drugging, repeatedly raping and blackmailing her for months in her suicide note. She has also accused a female friend from her village of abetting the two men.
Updated on Aug 24, 2018 11:10 AM IST
Muslim man’s house, village namaz ghar vandalised in Rohtak on suspicion of cow slaughter
Villagers armed with lathis attacked Yamin Khokhar’s house on the suspicion that he killed a cow on the occasion of Eid; they later unleashed their fury on the village namaz ghar
Updated on Aug 23, 2018 10:53 AM IST
Having a precious heritage, Vaish School in Rohtak upholds Gandhian values with success
Respecting its legacy, today, a full 99 years later, the institute has kept with love the press clippings of that foundation day in its Gandhi Vatika, a special memorial dedicated to Gandhi.
Updated on Aug 20, 2018 12:54 PM IST
On son’s birthday, 28-year-old man killed by wife, her lover in Haryana’s Jind
The victim had caught the duo in a compromising position one day and he quit his job to return to Jind with his wife and kids.
Updated on Aug 18, 2018 10:33 AM IST
Rohtak honour killing: Cops hurled casteist abuses, didn’t allow cremation, allege Dalit in-laws
The Dalit in-laws of the girl have alleged that the police did not let them take part in their daughter-in-law’s cremation that took place on Saturday evening.
Updated on Aug 12, 2018 09:48 PM IST
Ready to teach CM Khattar for free how to run Haryana govt, says Arvind Kejriwal
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal’s highlighted the fact that his government was doing much than Manohar Lal Khattar’s Haryana government despite both being formed around the same time.
Updated on Aug 10, 2018 09:51 AM IST
Woman in inter-caste marriage to Dalit, cop shot dead outside Rohtak court
Police said Mamta, a resident of Rohtak city, married a Dalit man from Singhpura village some time ago against her family’s wishes. Angered at the marriage, Mamta’s father Ramesh filed a police complaint stating his daughter was a minor, following which her husband, an adult, was arrested.
Updated on Aug 09, 2018 08:24 AM IST
Two Haryana hospitals in dock after ‘HIV+’ woman tests negative in second report
The pregnant woman from Jind had gone to the civil hospital in the district three nights ago when she experienced labour pains. A spot HIV test was conducted on her, during which it came reactive.
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 11:04 AM IST
Khattar selling jobs for cash like Chautala, will meet the same fate: Congress leader Randeep Surjewala
Surjewala promised to file an FIR and conduct an investigation in the alleged ‘cash-for-job’ scam in Haryana Staff Selection Commission if his party is voted to power in 2019.
Updated on Jul 23, 2018 09:42 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Narwana (Jind) | ByHardik Anand, Narwana (jind)
Abandoned newborn’s mother found in Rohtak: 13-year-old rape victim
The Class 7 student had been attending the government school as usual and her family and teachers did not suspect anything serious despite physical changes in her body.
Updated on Jul 20, 2018 07:03 PM IST
Victim cries foul as cops say no evidence against IIM director in sexual harassment case
Cops say they have not been able to authenticate the victim’s claims despite questioning several people and checking the CCTV footage
Updated on Jul 03, 2018 04:44 PM IST
Mumbai plane crash: Families question how aircraft was allowed to fly
Officials at Juhu aerodrome, where the aircraft that crashed in Ghatkopar was undergoing repairs by Indamer Aviation Pvt. Ltd, said it was in a poor condition when it was brought to Mumbai.
Updated on Jun 30, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | ByHardik Anand and Agencies
Prostitution racket running in Murthal dhaba busted
Police said they received a tip off about Jannat Dhaba discreetly running a prostitution racket in its rooms and luring its customers who stopped by for food, into this activity in order to make money
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 09:58 PM IST
Sonepat village sarpanch guns down RTI applicant
The deceased, identified as Ashish Dahiya, was killed when he along with his cousin were working out in a gym near his village
Updated on Jun 26, 2018 12:07 PM IST
Jind youth killed over elder brother’s inter-caste marriage
Dalit neighbours picked up fight with Jat victim’s family over his brother’s wedding to a lower caste girl and attacked them with lathis and farm implements, leading to his death.
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 10:55 AM IST
Fight over seat in Haryana roadways bus costs Delhi cop’s son his life
The deceased has been identified as Milan Kumar, son of assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Anand Kumar of the Delhi Police. He was taking coaching for the Haryana Police exam from a private institute in Rohtak city.
Published on Jun 09, 2018 02:59 PM IST
Jat rally to declare new agitation plan in Haryana village today
Security heightened: Rohtak SP says no nuisance will be tolerated and apt police arrangement has been made to ensure law and order.
Updated on Jun 02, 2018 01:59 PM IST
IIM Rohtak director booked for sexually harassing former assistant professor
Victim alleges the accused started harassing her mentally and sexually soon after she joined the institute in 2017
Updated on Jun 01, 2018 12:53 PM IST
Amend Hindu Marriage Act to ban same-gotra marriages: Khaps
In a mahapanchayat chaired by Meham Chaubisi convener Shamsher Kharkara, the khaps said wrong marriage laws giving freedom to adults have become a pain for every parent in the state.
Updated on May 28, 2018 04:32 PM IST
Meet Haryana Board 10th topper Kartik who wants to join IFS, improve India’s image
Kartik scored 99.6% marks to top the Haryana Board Class 10 board examination. He scored full 100 marks in science, mathematics and Sanskrit.
Updated on May 21, 2018 06:56 PM IST
Haryana Board Result 2018: Farmer’s daughter is Class 12 humanities topper
Gurmeet,a student of SD Kanya Mahavidyalaya in Narwana town of Jind district scored 489 marks out of 500 or 97.8% marks in Haryana board Class 12 humanities exam.
Updated on May 18, 2018 05:41 PM IST