Haryana election: Prominent winners and losers
Following are the prominent winners and losers in the Haryana assembly election results declared Sunday.
1. Manohar Lal Khattar (BJP-Karnal), front-runner for chief minister
2. Ram Bilas Sharma (BJP-Mahendergarh), state BJP president
3. Bhupinder Singh Hooda (Congress-Garhi Sampla-Kiloi), outgoing chief minister
4. Abhay Singh Chautala (INLD-Ellenabad)
5. Kuldeep Bishnoi (Haryana Janhit Congress-Adampur)
1. Dushyant Chautala (INLD-Uchana Kalan), sitting Hisar MP
2. Ajay Singh Yadav (Congress-Rewari), senior minister in Hooda government
3. Gopal Kanda (Haryana Lokhit Party-Sirsa)
4. Venod Sharma (Jan Chetna Party-Ambala City)
5. Chander Mohan (HJC-Nalwa), son of former chief minister Bhajan Lal
6. Vandana Sharma (BJP-Safidon), sister of union minister Sushma Swaraj
7. Savitri Jindal (Congress-Hisar), country's richest woman
8. Ranbir Singh Mahendra (Congress-Badhra), former BCCI president
Bharatiya Kisan Union (, Ekta Ugrahan) and Road Sangharsh Union took out a tractor and motorcycle rally and handed over a memorandum to Sahnewal MLA Hardeep Singh Mundian in protest against the alleged acquisition of farmers' land under the Bharat Mala project. Addressing the gathering, BKU (Ekta Ugrahan) district president Saudagar Singh Ghudani said the dharna against the authorities at Kot Aga village in Dehlon has reached the 48th day.
After making India proud in the 2022 Commonwealth Games held in Birmingham, Ludhiana's celebrated weightlifter Vikas Thakur, who bagged a silver medal in the 96-kg category, is all set to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on August 13. Excited to meet the PM, Thakur left for Delhi two days before the scheduled meeting of the CWG winners and participants with PM Modi.
Inspecting the sewage treatment plant of the municipal corporation in Bhattian area, chairperson of Punjab Pollution Control Board Adarsh Pal Vig found untreated sewage flowing into Sutlej river. The Punjab Water Supply and Sewerage Board (PWSSB) officials apprised the chairperson that two STPs were installed at Bhattian— one with 111 MLD capacity based on UASB technology and the other with 50 MLD capacity based on SBR technology.
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday approved a proposal to exclude various level-6 posts from the requirement of an interview or oral test, officials said. The decision is aimed at increasing efficiency, transparency and timely conclusion of recruitment process for government jobs, they said. “The recruitment against these Level-6 posts shall now be made on the basis of written test only,” an official spokesman said.
Former J&K chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for 'politicising' the national flag and accused it of using coercive measures to force people to buy and hoist the Tricolour. The BJP has taken out various rallies along with the national flag across Jammu and Kashmir which were joined by local leaders of the party. Mehbooba, who is also the president of the Peoples Democratic Party also blamed the BJP for 'lowering' the prestige of national flag.