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Protesters showing black flags to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar in Ambala on Tuesday. Thirteen farmers have been booked for rioting and attempt to murder, while farmer leaders have dissociated themselves from the protest.(HT file photo)

Two days after farm protesters block Haryana CM’s convoy, Ambala SP transferred

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Ambala, Ambala
UPDATED ON DEC 25, 2020 02:00 AM IST
A communication by state additional chief secretary (ACS), home, Rajeev Arora said that Kalia has been posted as SP, security, CID, replacing Hamid Akhtar, who is the new Ambala SP
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Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said on Saturday that there won’t be any ceiling on the number of people who could attend open air shows and programmes. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay said on Saturday that there won’t be any ceiling on the number of people who could attend open air shows and programmes. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Bengal government to promote artistes, help them earn livelihood

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta | Kolkata
UPDATED ON NOV 22, 2020 04:05 PM IST
The West Bengal government has decided to promote artistes and performers to ensure that they get to earn their livelihood, amid the pandemic-induced crisis.
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Four national capital region (NCR) districts abutting Delhi – Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Rohtak – contributed to 53% of the 10,576 new infections reported last week. In fact, Gurugram (2,912) and Faridabad (1,692) alone accounted for 43% of the new infections.(HT file photo)
Four national capital region (NCR) districts abutting Delhi – Gurugram, Faridabad, Sonepat and Rohtak – contributed to 53% of the 10,576 new infections reported last week. In fact, Gurugram (2,912) and Faridabad (1,692) alone accounted for 43% of the new infections.(HT file photo)

Surge in Covid-19 cases in Haryana amid festive season

By Hitender Rao | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Most of the over 2,000 new cases detected last week are in districts bordering Delhi but experts anticipate coronavirus infection to spread to other parts of the state by November-end amid festivities, increasing air pollution and reopening of institutions
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Rajeev Arora, additional chief secretary, health, Haryana(HT Photo)
Rajeev Arora, additional chief secretary, health, Haryana(HT Photo)

Cases have plateaued, focus now on vulnerable groups: Rajeev Arora

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:42 PM IST
Additional chief secretary, health, Haryana, says testing has not gone down much as the government is still testing about 25,000 people daily
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Hope of virus curve flattening in Haryana marred by winter surge threat

By Hitender Rao | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 27, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Though the state reported 393 more new infections last week (Oct 19-25) as compared to the week before, the dip in the number of infections was more than 46% as compared to September 14-20, the week when Haryana reported an all-time high 17,616 viral infections.
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Himachal to enlist drones to check illegal mining

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Dharamshala, Dharamshala
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 05:26 PM IST
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(Left) Former Haryana chief secretary DS Dhesi replaces Rajesh Khullar (right) as chief principal secretary to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.(HT Photo)
(Left) Former Haryana chief secretary DS Dhesi replaces Rajesh Khullar (right) as chief principal secretary to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar.(HT Photo)

DS Dhesi appointed chief principal secretary to Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 04:01 PM IST
The former chief secretary resigned as Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission chairman to replace Rajesh Khullar, who heads for a World Bank assignment in the US.
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Ambala City BJP MLA Aseem Goel said that farmers, labourers and traders were being harassed due to the delay in paddy procurement.(HT file photo)
Ambala City BJP MLA Aseem Goel said that farmers, labourers and traders were being harassed due to the delay in paddy procurement.(HT file photo)

Haryana BJP MLA stages dharna to highlight farmers’ plight during paddy procurement

By Pawan Sharma | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 11:29 PM IST
Ambala City legislator accuses senior official of mismanagement and working against interest of BJP-JJP government
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A health worker collecting a swab sample at Bhagwati Vidya Mandir School in Madanpuri, Gurugram, on Tuesday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)
A health worker collecting a swab sample at Bhagwati Vidya Mandir School in Madanpuri, Gurugram, on Tuesday.(Parveen Kumar/HT)

Dip in infections raises hope of curve flattening in Haryana

By Hitender Rao | Hindustan Times/Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 12:50 AM IST
Haryana’s 22 districts reported 12,525 new infections between September 21 to 27 as compared to 17,616 infections between September 14 to 20.
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The scheme was launched in the state on October 11, 2017. A majority of the consumers are not paying bills for their power consumption.(Representational Image)
The scheme was launched in the state on October 11, 2017. A majority of the consumers are not paying bills for their power consumption.(Representational Image)

Saubhagya scheme for electrification: 82% rural power bills unpaid in UP since April

By Brajendra K Parashar | Hindustan Times, Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 22, 2020 04:44 PM IST
Data showed that 82.27% of rural consumers have not paid even a single electricity bill during the current financial year since April. While around 17% among the over two crore rural consumers have paid their bills at least once in the current financial year
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Hindustan Times E-Tourism Conclave will have a stellar line-up of industry leaders, policymakers and stakeholders.
Hindustan Times E-Tourism Conclave will have a stellar line-up of industry leaders, policymakers and stakeholders.

An exclusive sneak peek into Hindustan Times E-Tourism Conclave

By Etti Bali | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 10:25 PM IST
The e-conclave will be held between September 24-25, and will focus on the theme: Indian Tourism – Road to Recovery ‘Refocus, Reboot, Revive’.
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A healthcare worker collects a nasal sample from a policeman during a check-up campaign in Mumbai on September 16.(ANI)
A healthcare worker collects a nasal sample from a policeman during a check-up campaign in Mumbai on September 16.(ANI)

Maharashtra to set up 1,000-bed Covid care centre in Nagpur after high court rap

By Kanchan Chaudhari | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 12:29 PM IST
The government informed the decision to the Nagpur bench of the Bombay high court on Thursday since the latter, in an earlier hearing, had expressed shock at the inaction on the government’s part
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Himachal to set up makeshift Covid hospitals

By HT correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 17, 2020 12:43 AM IST
The hospitals will be built in Shimla, Tanda, Nahan, Tanda, Nalagarh and Una
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Chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s govt has passed an order to set up the Uttar Pradesh Special Security force.(ANI)
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s govt has passed an order to set up the Uttar Pradesh Special Security force.(ANI)

UP to get special security force with powers to search and arrest without any warrant

By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar | Lucknow
UPDATED ON SEP 14, 2020 07:39 AM IST
The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered the creation of this force after an order from the Allahabad high court. The UPSSF will have the powers to search without any warrant.
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LIP announces gharao of Moti Mahal

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 11:13 PM IST
LIP president Simarjeet Singh Bains urged residents to reach Patiala in large numbers to raise their voices against the alleged corrupt practices of the government
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Former chief secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Harcharan Singh.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT)
Former chief secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee Harcharan Singh.(Sameer Sehgal/ HT)

Missing saroops: Days after being indicted, SGPC ex-chief secy dies of heart attack

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 01:56 AM IST
Singh, 75, who stayed in Chandigarh, complained of chest pain in the morning and was rushed to a hospital where he died, said family sources.
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Eight IAS officers get additional charge of various posts in HP

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times/Shimla, Shimla
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 12:26 AM IST
Decision taken as some officers are in home quarantine
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Odisha officials say the number of Covid-19 cases in the state have risen as per the predictive model employed by the government.(ANI Photo)
Odisha officials say the number of Covid-19 cases in the state have risen as per the predictive model employed by the government.(ANI Photo)

Odisha breaches 1-lakh Covid-cases mark, hopes for decline by mid-September

By Debabrata Mohanty | Edited by Abhinav Sahay | Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2020 04:55 PM IST
Odisha officials are worried about the paucity of ICU beds in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.
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Data for the last week showed that the number of new infections reported from districts bordering the national capital seems to be stabilising, but the virus is spreading fast in the northern districts.
Data for the last week showed that the number of new infections reported from districts bordering the national capital seems to be stabilising, but the virus is spreading fast in the northern districts.

Virus shifting path towards northern Haryana

By Hitender Rao, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 11:50 PM IST
Change of course: Trend is likely to stabilise in about 2 weeks,says ACS, health
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Nine forest service officers transferred in Himachal Pradesh

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON AUG 20, 2020 06:30 AM IST
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HP police chief Sanjay Kundu has prioritised safety of women and children in the state.(Shutterstock)
HP police chief Sanjay Kundu has prioritised safety of women and children in the state.(Shutterstock)

HP police ask govt to sack teachers involved in POCSO cases

By Gaurav Bisht | Hindustan Times, Shimla, Shimla
PUBLISHED ON AUG 16, 2020 04:50 PM IST
According to government data, about nine teachers involved in POCSO cases in various schools across the state had been suspended in 2019.
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Children attend a class at Adil Mohalla Pathshala in Asaisika village, Nagina district, Nuh, on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
Children attend a class at Adil Mohalla Pathshala in Asaisika village, Nagina district, Nuh, on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

Haryana’s recovery rate goes past 80%

By HT Correspondents, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 01:26 AM IST
Friday Figures: Faridabad, Gurugram Rewari and Rohtak account for 54% of the 711 new infections
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HC, Dhesi, who retired as chief secretary in June 2019, has sought the quashing of March 2011 and October 2019 letters from the administration which said a penal rent 50 times that of the normal fee was imposed on him for overstay in a Sector-7 accommodation upon his transfer to Delhi in June 2010(HT Photo)
HC, Dhesi, who retired as chief secretary in June 2019, has sought the quashing of March 2011 and October 2019 letters from the administration which said a penal rent 50 times that of the normal fee was imposed on him for overstay in a Sector-7 accommodation upon his transfer to Delhi in June 2010(HT Photo)

HC notice to Chandigarh admin on former chief secretary’s plea on rent penalty

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JUN 22, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Dhesi told the court that he was being charged 3.23 lakh penal rent out of a total of 6.59 lakh by the administration for overstay in a government accommodation
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The senior official also said challans have been issued against 5,298 persons for not wearing masks, while over 18,200 two-wheeler owners have been fined after the vehicles were caught with more than one rider. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)
The senior official also said challans have been issued against 5,298 persons for not wearing masks, while over 18,200 two-wheeler owners have been fined after the vehicles were caught with more than one rider. (Photo by Bharat Bhushan/Hindustan Times)

Nearly 21 lakh people have returned to UP, over 13.54 lakh of them in special trains: Govt

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Lucknow
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2020 08:55 PM IST
Additional Chief Secretary (Home and Information) Awanish Awasthi said overall nearly 21 lakh people have arrived in the state in trains, buses and other means.
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Punjab chief secy Karan Avtar relieved of financial commissioner taxation charge

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 08:31 AM IST
Amarinder’s move, which came after a flurry of activity in the state top brass to find a way out of the crisis, is seen as an attempt to mollify the ministers
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Zirakpur MC chief under scanner for issuing completion certificates sans authority

By Hillary Victor | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Mohali
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2020 12:25 AM IST
According to sources privy to the development, the Zirakpur MC allegedly did not even carry out physical verification of the projects for issuing fire-safety no-objection certificate or giving permissions for sewerage and water connections and setting up of sewage treatment plant
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The state has allocated around Rs 1,200 crore for the Covid-19 related expenses, including for providing free wheat among the beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)
The state has allocated around Rs 1,200 crore for the Covid-19 related expenses, including for providing free wheat among the beneficiaries of the National Food Security Act.(Pratik Chorge/HT Photo)

Rajasthan’s revenue fell by 70% in April

By Rakesh Goswami | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2020 05:26 AM IST
The state was expected to earn Rs 6,800 crore through tax and GST compensation and Rs 1,600 primarily through royalties from mining and petroleum activities.
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Indications from a meeting of the Prime Minister with chief ministers on Monday are that districts with a cluster of a higher number of Covid-19 cases will continue to be locked down.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Indications from a meeting of the Prime Minister with chief ministers on Monday are that districts with a cluster of a higher number of Covid-19 cases will continue to be locked down.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

UP begins task for return of 1 million stranded migrants

By Pankaj Jaiswal and Rajesh Kumar Singh | Hindustan Times, Lucknow, Lucknow
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2020 01:44 AM IST
The lockdown is scheduled to end on May 3, but there is no clarity on whether the exit will be total and if rail services will run soon after.
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Police and health officials sanitize a congested lane after a resident tested positive for Covid-19, outside Ramganj locality in Jaipur on Sunday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT PHOTO)
Police and health officials sanitize a congested lane after a resident tested positive for Covid-19, outside Ramganj locality in Jaipur on Sunday.(Himanshu Vyas/HT PHOTO)

Rajasthan reports 102 new Covid-19 cases, tally rises to 2,185

By Rakesh Goswami | Hindustan Times, Jaipur
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2020 05:13 AM IST
Covid-19 has claimed 41 live so far in Rajasthan.
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