Rajesh Moudgil

Rajesh Moudgil

Rajesh Moudgil is a Special Correspondent in Haryana bureau of Hindustan Times.

Articles by Rajesh Moudgil
The protesting students had two days ago lifted their dharna after three months on the assurance given by health minister Anil Vij that they would be shifted to other colleges.(HT PHOTO)
The protesting students had two days ago lifted their dharna after three months on the assurance given by health minister Anil Vij that they would be shifted to other colleges.(HT PHOTO)

Distraught students of Jhajjar medical college now pin their hopes on Vij

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 15, 2019 10:12 PM IST
Uncertain Future: Institute was stripped off affiliation in 2016, forcing students to resort to agitation; health minister says he has written to MCI to shift the students to other colleges
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AJL land allotment case: Vora seeks permanent exemption from appearance

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2019 11:02 PM IST
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, who is also an accused in the case besides a few, however, appeared before the court on December 10
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Ranjit Singh murder case in CBI court: Accused seeks case transfer to other court

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Panchkula
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2019 10:37 PM IST
The case was fixed before the special CBI court for adducing documentary evidence in defence of accused Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh – who appeared through video conferencing from Sunaria jail (Rohtak)
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Haryana: 52% fall in engg institutes’ intake sends govt into tizzy

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 10:44 PM IST
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HARYANA VIDHAN SABHA SPECIAL SESSION: Filled with sarcasm, House extols Constitution makers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 26, 2019 11:00 PM IST
Khattar, who is also the leader of the House, moved a proposal that all the legislators should take a pledge to spread awareness regarding the duties of citizens
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BJP core group to discuss poll results, coalition govt today

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2019 10:35 PM IST
On Monday , 794 cases of fire incidents was reported from Punjab as compared to 2,145 on Sunday.(Sakib Ali /HT File Photo)
On Monday , 794 cases of fire incidents was reported from Punjab as compared to 2,145 on Sunday.(Sakib Ali /HT File Photo)

Farm fires in Punjab are highest in 3 years

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber and Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 06:25 AM IST
According to the government officials, there have been 24,886 instances of punitive actions against defiant farmers this harvest season -- this is around half of the total stubble burning incidents reported.
The government has already decided to provide ₹1,000 per acre operational charges for crop residue management, besides ₹100 per quintal of paddy purchased (non-Basmati) at mandis for farmers who would not burn the crop residue.(PTI)
The government has already decided to provide ₹1,000 per acre operational charges for crop residue management, besides ₹100 per quintal of paddy purchased (non-Basmati) at mandis for farmers who would not burn the crop residue.(PTI)

19% less farm fires in Haryana this year

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil and Neeraj Mohan, Chandigarh/karnal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 11, 2019 10:32 PM IST
Govt vigil, cash subsidies, incentives, result in checking the menace; yet the seven main paddy growing districts continue to be notorious
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Court tells CBI to take action against its cop for misplacing papers

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 10:07 PM IST
The case originally pertains to abduction bids on the wife and daughter of a Rohtak court judge about two decades ago
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Hooda, Abhay tear into govt on farmers’, jobs issues

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:04 AM IST
Participating in the discussion on the governor’s address, Hooda, who also is the leader of opposition, said the address should have listed government’s achievements and vision, but it had neither.
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Niceties, novelty and naivety mark oath-taking ceremony of Haryana MLAs

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 04, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Air quality severe in 13 districts of Haryana, very poor in five

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 02, 2019 11:18 PM IST
Jind was the worst-affected with average air quality index (AQI) of 480, followed by Faridabad (479)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi to decide who will lead the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).(PTI Photo)
Congress President Sonia Gandhi to decide who will lead the Congress Legislature Party (CLP).(PTI Photo)

Sonia Gandhi to take a call on next Haryana CLP leader

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 04:00 AM IST
Of the total 31 Congress MLAs, 24 belong to the Hooda camp. The remaining were nominated to contest the October 21 assembly elections at the behest of Kumari Selja and former Haryana unit chief Ashok Tanwar
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Air quality takes further hit in 13 Haryana districts

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 11:07 PM IST
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CLP empowers Sonia to name its leader

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 01, 2019 11:06 PM IST
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Four first-timers among 9 women who got elected this time

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2019 11:22 PM IST
The BJP had fielded 12 women candidates, Congress 10, JJP eight and INLD 15.
Dushyant Chautala of Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) celebrates after his win in 2019 Haryana Assembly elections, in Shahabad, Haryana, India, on Thursday, October 24, 2019.(Photo by Sanjeev Sharma/ Hindustan Times)
Dushyant Chautala of Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) celebrates after his win in 2019 Haryana Assembly elections, in Shahabad, Haryana, India, on Thursday, October 24, 2019.(Photo by Sanjeev Sharma/ Hindustan Times)

Dushyant Chautala takes over Devi Lal’s legacy as INLD decimated in Haryana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil and Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2019 07:22 AM IST
Dushyant Chautala, JJP founded took over the political legacy of his great grandfather and former deputy prime minister Devi Lal having eroded the support base of the parent outfit.
Haryana agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar holding a mace at a village in Badli constituency in Jhajjar district(HT Photo)
Haryana agriculture minister Om Prakash Dhankar holding a mace at a village in Badli constituency in Jhajjar district(HT Photo)

Dhankar faces stiff challenge from Congress, JJP nominees

Hindustan Times, Jhajjar | By Rajesh Moudgil, Badli (jhajjar)
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2019 12:27 AM IST
Former MP and JJP candidate Dushyant Chautala meeting voters in Uchana Kalan constituency.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Former MP and JJP candidate Dushyant Chautala meeting voters in Uchana Kalan constituency.(Manoj Dhaka/HT)

Dushyant Chautala: Treading a rugged path with hasty steps

Hindustan Times, Yamunanagar | By Rajesh Moudgil, Radaur (yamunanagar)
PUBLISHED ON OCT 20, 2019 12:18 AM IST
Says the JJP government will give a job in every family and till a job is given, the unemployed youth would get Rs 11,000 allowance while addressing a gathering at the ground near grain market
BJP candidate Meham Shamsher Kharkara(HT PHOTO)
BJP candidate Meham Shamsher Kharkara(HT PHOTO)

HOT SEAT: MEHAM4-time MLA locked in a multi-cornered fight in Jat heartland

Hindustan Times, Meham (Rohtak) | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 06:36 AM IST
Meham earned infamy for the mayhem in 1989 when it was vacated by the then chief minster Devi Lal on his becoming the deputy prime minister for his son Om Prakash Chautala
For sitting Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Prem Lata and Jannayak Janta Party’s (JJP) Dushyant Chautala, contesting for the seat for the second time, the battle could not have been stiffer and the stakes, higher.(PTI)
For sitting Bharatiya Janata Party legislator Prem Lata and Jannayak Janta Party’s (JJP) Dushyant Chautala, contesting for the seat for the second time, the battle could not have been stiffer and the stakes, higher.(PTI)

In Haryana’s Uchana Kalan, a charged dynastic slugfest

Uchana Kalan (Jind) | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 01:02 AM IST
Dominated by Jat community, Uchana Kalan is located close to the Jind Rohtak national highway. It comprises Uchana Kalan town and 65 villages in Jind district and is a part of Hisar Lok Sabha seat.
There are 90-odd khaps spread mainly across eight districts dominated by the Jat community, which makes up a fourth of Haryana’s total population.(HT FILE)
There are 90-odd khaps spread mainly across eight districts dominated by the Jat community, which makes up a fourth of Haryana’s total population.(HT FILE)

BJP’s dominance, weak Oppn put khaps on backfoot in Haryana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/Rohtak | By Rajesh Moudgil and Sunil Rahar, Chandigarh/rohtak
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 12:49 AM IST
Khap leaders say they are focussing on social issues to shed the image of being hardline caste-based organisations in Haryana
An example of the Khap’s waning influence was seen in September, when negotiation talks initiated by the Dalal Khap between the Indian National Lok Dal and the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) broke down. Both regional parties are headed by factions of the influential Chautala family, who have deep roots and support base in many Jat-dominated Khaps.(HT Photos)
An example of the Khap’s waning influence was seen in September, when negotiation talks initiated by the Dalal Khap between the Indian National Lok Dal and the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) broke down. Both regional parties are headed by factions of the influential Chautala family, who have deep roots and support base in many Jat-dominated Khaps.(HT Photos)

Once powerful khaps now losing sway in hinterland

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh/Rohtak | By Rajesh Moudgil and Sunil Rahar
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 04:06 AM IST
Khaps, the once-notorious self-styled caste bodies in Haryana, are gradually withdrawing from the political arena as they make concerted efforts to improve their image and present a moderate face.
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Cong screening panel against ticket to 2-time losers

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2019 12:15 AM IST
The proposal to not field more than one member from a family was also discussed
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda(HT File)
Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda(HT File)

Hooda reiterates his newfound rebel image

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2019 11:24 PM IST
By including the majority of sitting MLAs besides former MLAs and MPs from across the state, the former chief minister has also tried to convey his wide reach and acceptability to the high command.   
A block is considered to be in “over-exploited” category when depletion of groundwater is more than 100%. Groundwater extraction in Gurugram district stands at 308%. (Above) Dried-up Sultanpur lake from 2010.(HT archives)
A block is considered to be in “over-exploited” category when depletion of groundwater is more than 100%. Groundwater extraction in Gurugram district stands at 308%. (Above) Dried-up Sultanpur lake from 2010.(HT archives)

78 of 128 blocks in Haryana now in over-exploited category

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Rajesh Moudgil
PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2019 04:07 AM IST
Faridabad, Gurugram, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Panipat, Palwal and Sirsa districts are in the category of “over-exploited” now, while most blocks of remaining districts fall in either “critical” or “semi-critical” category.
Jannayak Janata Party leader Dushyant Chautala (left) with AAP’s Gopal Rai at a press conference. Though Dushyant lost in Hisar Lok Sabha seat, but he was the only candidate of the JJP-AAP combine not to have lost his deposit.(PTI File)
Jannayak Janata Party leader Dushyant Chautala (left) with AAP’s Gopal Rai at a press conference. Though Dushyant lost in Hisar Lok Sabha seat, but he was the only candidate of the JJP-AAP combine not to have lost his deposit.(PTI File)

Lok Sabha Elections Results 2019: Except Dushyant Chautala, all INLD, JJP-AAP candidates lose deposits in Haryana

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON MAY 24, 2019 01:51 PM IST
Among the big losers of the JJP-AAP is the younger son of former MP Ajay Chautala, Digvijay, who got only about 4.53% votes. AAP’s state president Navin Jaihind failed to poll even 1% vote and got only 0.88%. Both lost their deposits.
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar during an interview at his residence in Chandigarh.(HT PHOTO)
Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar during an interview at his residence in Chandigarh.(HT PHOTO)

‘People disregarded politics of nepotism’: Manohar Lal Khattar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON MAY 24, 2019 10:13 AM IST
In Haryana most of the candidates primarily fought in the name of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his leadership. It [the victory] will be a big morale booster for the BJP party workers and leaders.
All 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will vote on May 12, the sixth phase of voting.(HT file photo)
All 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana will vote on May 12, the sixth phase of voting.(HT file photo)

Lok Sabha election 2019: It’s a do-or-die phase for many in Haryana in sixth phase

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Rajesh Moudgil
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2019 07:44 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata Party had won seven of Haryana’s ten parliamentary constituencies in 2014 riding on the Modi wave. From among the remaining three seats, two went to the INLD and one to Congress.
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