Neeraj Mohan is a correspondent, covering Karnal, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Panipat and Yamunanagar districts of Haryana.
Articles by Neeraj Mohan
Haryana CM Khattar seeks support from khaps to resolve wrestlers’ issue
However, Haryana CM Khattar did not specify what kind of role the khap leaders could play as the matter is already under investigation by the Delhi Police and protesting wrestlers were adamant for the arrest of the WFI chief.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 10:33 PM IST
Arrest WFI ex-chief or we will march to Delhi: Khap leaders
Representatives of over 170 khaps demanded the arrest of former Wrestling Federation of India chief Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:50 AM IST
Arrest WFI chief by June 9 or face another stir: Tikait to govt
Khap leaders from Haryana, UP and Delhi have given an ultimatum till June 9 to the government to arrest WFI's chairman Brij Bhusan Saran Singh, failing which they will launch a fresh agitation at Jantar Mantar in Delhi. This comes after accusations of sexual harassment by women wrestlers.
Updated on Jun 03, 2023 12:44 AM IST
UPSC Civil Services Exams-2022: Haryana IPS officer’s son bags AIR 8
13 candidates from Haryana, including 7 girls, have made it to the top 100 candidates' list by clearing the UPSC civil services examinations-2022. The toppers come from diverse family backgrounds.
Updated on May 24, 2023 12:19 AM IST
ByNeeraj Mohan, Sunil Rahar, Karnal/rohtak
UPSC CSE results: Haryana shines in UPSC civil services exams 2022
UPSC Civil Services Exams 2022: At least 10 aspirants with links with Haryana -including six girls, have made in the list of top 100.
Updated on May 23, 2023 08:12 PM IST
ByNeeraj Mohan, Sunil Rahar
Haryana govt report: Untreated wastewater being pumped into Yamuna, Ghaggar rivers
Water not fit for drinking at six locations in Palwal, five in Ballabgarh, two in Bahadurgarh and one in Nuh district
Updated on May 23, 2023 12:34 AM IST
24 thefts in 23 years: How this Gujarat burglar targeted guests at luxury hotels
Almost 23 years after Jayesh Ravji Sejpal of Gujarat committed his first theft at Taj Hotel in Mumbai by stealing the laptop of a guest in 2000, he targeted 23 more guests of reputed hotels in various cities of the country
Updated on May 20, 2023 11:54 PM IST
High-yielding hybrid paddy seed prices soar in Haryana
Even the prices of some high-yielding early maturing hybrid seeds in Haryana have reached above ₹400 to ₹500 per kg and the average price of hybrid seed starts at ₹200 per kg. As per dealers, this year farmers are not showing interest in traditional parmal varieties
Updated on May 18, 2023 02:49 AM IST
BSEH Class 12: With 99.4%, Karnal taxi driver’s daughter secures 2nd position
As per her marksheet, by scoring 497 marks out of 500, Jasmeet has scored perfect 100 in three subjects — accounts, business study and computer.
Updated on May 16, 2023 12:13 AM IST
Haryana tomato growers stare at losses as prices fall below ₹5/kg
Harvesting at its peak in region, farmers say they are unable to bear even harvesting and transportation cost
Updated on May 15, 2023 12:29 AM IST
Jan Samwad programmes: CM Khattar strikes a chord with Kurukshetra rural voters
Under the programme, during his three-day stay in the district, the CM attended the events in nine villages
Updated on May 03, 2023 10:53 PM IST
Day 2 of Jan Samvad: Haryana CM Khattar announces relaxation in BPL ration card norms
Haryana CM Khattar made this announcement on the second day of the Jan Samwad programme in Abhimanyupur village of Kurukshetra. He also directed all relevant departments to inform the beneficiaries of this new provision from tomorrow onwards.
Updated on May 02, 2023 11:25 PM IST
At Jan Samvad event, Haryana CM Khattar counters e-tendering criticism
On the first day of Jan Samvad event, Haryana CM Khattar covered Jhansa, Nalvi and Kharindwa villages and interacted with sarpanches from the nearby villages. He also told them about the benefits of the e-tendering system.
Updated on May 02, 2023 12:29 AM IST
Govt agencies procure 56.04 lakh MT wheat from Haryana mandis
As per the ground reports from major wheat-producing belts of the northern districts of the state, the harvesting is near completion and the day’s arrival of produce in mandis of Haryana has dropped below one lakh MT
Updated on Apr 28, 2023 01:17 AM IST
President Droupadi Murmu bats for more power to women dairy farmers
President Droupadi Murmu on Monday hailed women dairy farmers of the country for their contribution in making the country self-reliant in milk production and stressed on the need to give them more opportunities.
Updated on Apr 25, 2023 12:15 AM IST
Haryana: Do not support people who are damaging country’s image, says Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar
Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar has urged the people of Haryana, especially khap leaders, not to support people who are damaging the image of the country and raising questions over democracy.
Updated on Apr 23, 2023 10:53 PM IST
Haryana set to miss its wheat procurement target this year
As per information, government agencies in Haryana had earlier predicted to procure 85 lakh MT of wheat but later after consultation with states, the Food Corporation of India (FCI) estimated that Haryana’s wheat procurement target for this season is set to be 75 lakh MT.
Updated on Apr 22, 2023 10:54 PM IST
Haryana: Tardy lifting of wheat delays payment to farmers
Total 47.65 lakh MT of wheat has arrived in the mandis, out of which 44.01 lakh MT has been procured while over 20 lakh MT wheat is still lying in the mandis
Updated on Apr 21, 2023 01:06 AM IST
Taraori building collapse: Labourers were packed like sardines in 24 rooms
As per the FIR, there was negligence on the part of owners of Shiv Shakti Rice Mills and the incident could have been averted had timely steps been taken.
Updated on Apr 20, 2023 03:04 AM IST
Karnal tragedy: Building was in poor condition, had alerted owners, says contractor
In his complaint to the police, contractor Ramdev Mehto, who had deputed 70 workers in Shiv Shakti rice mill, said the labour quarters were constructed near the rice mill to ensure round-the-clock availability of labourers
Updated on Apr 19, 2023 12:39 AM IST
Haryana: Building collapse leaves 4 workers dead, 20 injured in Karnal
The police said that the incident took place around 3am on Tuesday when at least 150 labourers were sleeping on all three floors of the labour quarters of the Shiv Shakti rice mill
Updated on Apr 18, 2023 09:34 PM IST
ByNeeraj Mohan, Taraori (karnal)
Atiq killing: Accused Arun Maurya was arrested in 2 cases in Panipat last year, say police
Ajit Singh Shekhawat, SP, Panipat, said Arun Maurya was booked in two different cases of the Arms Act and assault in May and February last year, adding that he was arrested in these cases but later released on bail. He is one of the accused arrested in the killing of Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 09:51 PM IST
55% wheat harvesting done in Haryana
With around 55% of the wheat crop of the total 23.76 lakh hectares under wheat having been harvested, farmers and agriculture experts are of the view that the overall production of wheat in Haryana remains normal.
Updated on Apr 17, 2023 12:37 AM IST
Tardy wheat lifting leads to glut in Haryana mandis
The problem is especially grave in the major wheat-producing districts, including Karnal, Kurukshetra and Kaithal, where out of the total 10.15 lakh MT procured, at least 80% is still lying in the mandis. Currently, around five lakh MT wheat is arriving in the mandis on a daily basis.
Updated on Apr 15, 2023 11:33 PM IST
Nearly 14 lakh MT wheat procured but Haryana farmers await payment
This even as the state government had made tall claims that it is well-equipped to disburse the payments into the bank accounts of farmers within 72 hours of the procurement.
Updated on Apr 14, 2023 02:14 AM IST
Haryana farmers, arhtiyas to protest value cut on grains
In a video message, BKU Haryana president Gurnam Singh Charuni has said that there is no clarity in the statement of the CM. He said the government should clarify whether it will bear the value cut for the entire season or a specific period or until the Centre takes a decision in this regard.
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 12:48 AM IST
As wheat arrivals pick up, procurement improves in Haryana mandis
Farmers and arhtiyas flay the Haryana government for its decision to impose a value cut in MSP of wheat having shrivelled and broken grains. As the arrival of wheat picks up in Haryana mandis, procurement operations have improved
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 10:26 PM IST
Slow procurement, lifting in Haryana mandis irks farmers
With the harvesting of the wheat at its peak and arrivals picking up pace, there is a glut in most of the mandis across Haryana, with farmers grappling with not only poor procurement but slow lifting, which has created a space problem
Updated on Apr 11, 2023 12:11 AM IST
Haryana growers finding it hard to sell wheat with high moisture content
Even as procurement by Haryana government agencies started on April 1, it could not be started in most of the mandis as officials claim that the wheat coming to mandis does not fulfil the required norms for procurement. There are reports that private traders are buying wheat from growers as prices in open market are above MSP.
Updated on Apr 06, 2023 01:00 AM IST
Crop flattened, shortage of manual labour adds to Haryana farmers’ woes
Though at least 70% of the crop is ready for harvesting and even government agencies have started procurement operations (from April 1), the shortage of labour and weather vagaries have left wheat growers in a fix.
Updated on Apr 05, 2023 01:04 AM IST