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Gurugram, India- April 21: A Grand Arch staff member chemically disinfects the entrance gate during lockdown against coronavirus, at The Grand Arch, Sector 58, in Gurugram, India, on 21 April 2020.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Well-stocked Gurugram civic body shares protective gear

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Kartik Kumar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2020 12:33 AM IST
With the first positive cases reported in Kurukshetra and Yamunanagar districts, coronavirus has now entered 19 of the 22 districts of the state.(HT PHOTO.)
With the first positive cases reported in Kurukshetra and Yamunanagar districts, coronavirus has now entered 19 of the 22 districts of the state.(HT PHOTO.)

14 new Covid-19 cases in Haryana, state tally touches 179

Hindustan Times, Karnal | By Neeraj Mohan
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2020 05:31 PM IST
As per the morning bulletin of the state health department, 7 new cases have been reported in Nuh district, two each in Kurukshetra, Yamunanagar and Faridabad and a nurse of Karnal’s Kalpana Chawla Government Medical College and Hospital has teKalpana Chawla Government Medical College and Hospital sted positive.
The Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat has been in an eye of a story over the Covid-19 cases that were detected(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)
The Nizamuddin Tablighi Jamaat has been in an eye of a story over the Covid-19 cases that were detected(Ajay Aggarwal/HT PHOTO)

Tablighi Jamaat traces its origins to the Mewat region

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 06:39 PM IST
MEO MUSLIM CORE: it was founded by Islamic scholar Maulana Muhammad Ilyas in 1926
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5 Gurugram private labs get testing nod

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Hitender Rao and Rajesh Moudgil, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2020 01:17 AM IST
The most common method used by students to cheat is the use of slips(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The most common method used by students to cheat is the use of slips(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Haryana board exams: Consistent dip in cheating cases in 3 years

Hindustan Times, Rohtak | By Sunil Rahar, Rohtak
UPDATED ON FEB 29, 2020 05:46 PM IST
(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)
(Parveen Kumar / HT Photo)

Losing oneself in Kotla’s history

Hindustan Times, Gurugram/Nuh/Kotla | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2020 06:31 PM IST
At first glance, Kotla comes across as any other nondescript village of Mewat, one where humans jostle with cattle for space, and streets are lined up with mounds of dung cakes. Young boys herding goats appear in and out through the labyrinth of narrow streets that map the village.
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783 Haryana panchayats pass resolution for closure of liquor vends

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Sunil Rahar, Rohtak
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 11:04 PM IST
BJP candidate Nauksham Chaudhary from Punhana constituency campaigning at Rajpur village, Haryana, on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
BJP candidate Nauksham Chaudhary from Punhana constituency campaigning at Rajpur village, Haryana, on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Debutant Nauksham Chaudhary is BJP’s choice in Muslim-dominated Punhana assembly seat of Haryana

Punhana (Nuh) | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2019 12:53 PM IST
The BJP, which has never won a seat in the Mewat region, has experimented by fielding a Hindu Scheduled Caste woman candidate, Nauksham Chaudhary (28), a rank outsider.
BJP candidate Nauksham Chaudhary from Punhana constituency campaigning at Rajpur village, Haryana, on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
BJP candidate Nauksham Chaudhary from Punhana constituency campaigning at Rajpur village, Haryana, on Thursday, October 10, 2019.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Hindu Dalit Nauksham Chaudhary is BJP’s choice in Muslim-dominated Punhana assembly seat of Haryana

Punhana (Nuh) | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 01:54 PM IST
The BJP, which has never won a seat in the Mewat region, has experimented by fielding a Hindu Scheduled Caste woman candidate, Nauksham Chaudhary (28), a rank outsider.
A file photo of Rakbar Khan who was beaten to death in Alwar (Rajasthan) by villagers when he was going to home after buying a cow at Kolgaon, Ferozepur Jhirka, Mewat, District of Haryana, in Gurugram.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)
A file photo of Rakbar Khan who was beaten to death in Alwar (Rajasthan) by villagers when he was going to home after buying a cow at Kolgaon, Ferozepur Jhirka, Mewat, District of Haryana, in Gurugram.(Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Fourth accused in Rakbar Khan lynching held

Hindustan Times, Jaipur/ Alwar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 23, 2019 02:35 AM IST
A mob in Alwar lynched Khan in July 2018 while he was taking two cows to his village in Haryana’s Mewat region along with one Aslam. The two were stopped in Lalavandi village of Ramgarh Tehsil in Alwar around midnight and assaulted.
More than 200 people were duped by a gang in Haryana’s Nuh with offers of ‘Mughal-era’ gold bars.(HT photo)
More than 200 people were duped by a gang in Haryana’s Nuh with offers of ‘Mughal-era’ gold bars.(HT photo)

How Haryana gang duped 200 people with ‘Mughal-era’ gold bars

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankar
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 12:00 PM IST
The gang used to call up people after buying data in the black market and lure them into buying ‘Mughal-era’ gold bars.
Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali.(Getty Images)
Pakistan paceman Hasan Ali.(Getty Images)

Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali set to marry Indian girl from Haryana’s Mewat - Reports

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2019 06:57 PM IST
Hasan will not be the first Pakistan player to marry an Indian girl. Shoaib Malik, who recently retired from cricket, married Indian tennis star, Sania Mirza. Also, former Pakistan cricketer’s Zaheer Abbas and Mohsin Hasan Khan have Indian wives.
During interrogation, it was revealed that the man had moved across six different locations over the last six years to evade arrest.(AFP)
During interrogation, it was revealed that the man had moved across six different locations over the last six years to evade arrest.(AFP)

Cops question first wife of man held for filing false rape cases

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 07:50 AM IST
The police said the former wife told them that the suspect used the same modus operandi in the past and forced her to file multiple such fake cases.
INLD’s MLA Zakir Hussain, INLD MLA Parminder Dhull and JJP Rohtak president Dharampal Makroli have joined BJP.(HTPhotos)
INLD’s MLA Zakir Hussain, INLD MLA Parminder Dhull and JJP Rohtak president Dharampal Makroli have joined BJP.(HTPhotos)

All eyes on Mewat as key players switch sides ahead of state polls

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 27, 2019 03:32 AM IST
An influential leader from Mewat, Hussain is a three-time MLA and his departure from the party has created a lacuna in opposition space in Nuh, at a time the INLD is already faltering across the state.
Most players in the team had to start their life from scratch as they trickled into India after undertaking a tumultuous journey from Myanmar via Bangladesh.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)
Most players in the team had to start their life from scratch as they trickled into India after undertaking a tumultuous journey from Myanmar via Bangladesh.(Parveen Kumar/HT Photo)

Rohingya refugees find solace in football, dream of contributing to India

Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2019 07:18 AM IST
The motley crew, called the Rohingya Football Club India, are united by their passion and love for football.
The Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have busted three gangs of vehicle thieves and recovered 17 stolen motorcycles and scooters from them.
The Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have busted three gangs of vehicle thieves and recovered 17 stolen motorcycles and scooters from them.

Police bust two gangs involved in stealing vehicles

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2019 08:03 AM IST
Six men were arrested and a minor was apprehended for allegedly stealing two-wheelers in the city, the police said.
The people involved in this trade said they mostly supply to condominiums, shops in residential areas and those near transport hubs. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT Photo)
The people involved in this trade said they mostly supply to condominiums, shops in residential areas and those near transport hubs. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT Photo)

Your bubble top may have groundwater extracted illegally by flourishing mafia

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Leena Dhankhar, Gurugram
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2019 12:59 PM IST
Agencies struggle to check growth of illegal water packaging units which extract thousands of litres illegally every day.
An analysis of the voting pattern of the Gurgaon parliamentary seat shows that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was given fewer votes than the Congress, almost half, in only three of the nine assembly segments of Nuh, Punhana and Firozepur Jhirka(AFP)
An analysis of the voting pattern of the Gurgaon parliamentary seat shows that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was given fewer votes than the Congress, almost half, in only three of the nine assembly segments of Nuh, Punhana and Firozepur Jhirka(AFP)

Congress outdoes BJP in Nuh, Punhana, Firozepur Jhirka

Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 25, 2019 12:48 AM IST
The three constituencies in Mewat have traditionally voted for regional parties such as the INLD, but shifted their allegiance to the Congress en bloc and helped the grand old party get a respectable total in the overall tally from Gurgaon.
A worker carries a sack of grains, at Anaj Mandi, Haily mandi, in Gurugram(Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)
A worker carries a sack of grains, at Anaj Mandi, Haily mandi, in Gurugram(Yogendra Kumar/Hindustan Times)

Over 20,000 MT wheat faces rot

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Archana Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 20, 2019 06:44 AM IST
20,000 metric tonnes of unpacked wheat left in the open may rot
Ajay Singh Yadav, Congress candidate from Gurgaon, questioned the steep increase of almost 20% in polling in both Gurgaon and Badshahpur assembly constituencies.(HT Photo)
Ajay Singh Yadav, Congress candidate from Gurgaon, questioned the steep increase of almost 20% in polling in both Gurgaon and Badshahpur assembly constituencies.(HT Photo)

Congress, INLD allege misuse of government machinery in state

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correpsondent
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 02:15 AM IST
As per the district election office, a polling agent was arrested in Faridabad for interfering with the polling process at a booth. In Mewat also, the police registered seven FIRs against a presiding officer and other persons for violating the Representation of the People Act.
The BJP, however, refuted the allegations saying this election there was no attempt made by any of leader to capture a booth in Chandaka or elsewhere.(HT Photo)
The BJP, however, refuted the allegations saying this election there was no attempt made by any of leader to capture a booth in Chandaka or elsewhere.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Congress seeks repolling at booth in Chandaka

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:15 AM IST
Around noon, a fight broke out between BJP and Congress workers over polling in Chandaka village.
The micro-observer said the polling officers were hesitant to touch the women’s fingers. He refused to comment on why the men in the area had also been inked in a similar manner.(HT Photo)
The micro-observer said the polling officers were hesitant to touch the women’s fingers. He refused to comment on why the men in the area had also been inked in a similar manner.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Mismanagement, lax policing mar polling in Mewat

By Team HT, Gurugram
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 04:02 AM IST
Amid heavy influx of voters during morning hours, the constable at a polling booth in Ferozepur Namak failed to control those flouting rules.
Similarly, in Sector 69, two polling assistance booths right outside the polling booth in Tulip White had flags of two political parties affixed to metal poles supporting the tent around 9.30am.(HT Photo)
Similarly, in Sector 69, two polling assistance booths right outside the polling booth in Tulip White had flags of two political parties affixed to metal poles supporting the tent around 9.30am.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Party banners, flags spotted near several polling booths

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Team HT
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 03:53 AM IST
When the returning officer was apprised of the issue by several individuals, he directed an official to remove the flags. However, this did little to change the situation as most violations continued to exist.
Ganeshi Bai, who said she had never missed voting since the 1960s, came to booth number 110 on Sohna Road taking support of a walker.(HT Photo)
Ganeshi Bai, who said she had never missed voting since the 1960s, came to booth number 110 on Sohna Road taking support of a walker.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Scores of elderly, differently abled voters come out to make voices heard

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:21 AM IST
Sarijna was among the several differently abled voters who came out in the scorching heat to vote and make their voices hear.
Deputy commissioner Amit Khatri, however, said the voter turnout was fairly good.(HT Photo)
Deputy commissioner Amit Khatri, however, said the voter turnout was fairly good.(HT Photo)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: 67%vote in Gurgaon, down from 71% in 2014

By Team HT
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2019 08:10 AM IST
The polling booth at the Sector 56 community centre was also not operational for the first few hours. In most places across the city, there was a voting slump in the afternoon and it picked up later in the evening.
INLD Gurgaon candidate Virender Rana (centre, garlanded) during a roadshow with supporters on Thursday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
INLD Gurgaon candidate Virender Rana (centre, garlanded) during a roadshow with supporters on Thursday.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019: INLD candidate promises to rid Gurugram of air pollution, Mewat of backwardness

Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
PUBLISHED ON MAY 10, 2019 01:30 AM IST
Perched atop an open jeep, the INLD candidate waved at the people on the streets as the cavalcade moved through the main roads of the city surrounded by a cheering crowd and showers of rose petals.
Mehmood Khan(HT Photo)
Mehmood Khan(HT Photo)

‘I want to involve all people in business of governance’: Mehmood Khan

Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2019 11:28 AM IST
Khan will be pitted against Congress’ Capt (retd) Ajay Singh Yadav and BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh. Testing the political waters for the first time, he is hoping to get votes on his clean and credible image.
Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alliance candidate from Gurugram Lok Sabha constituency Mahmood Khan on Sunday reached out to RWAs to share his election campaign, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) alliance candidate from Gurugram Lok Sabha constituency Mahmood Khan on Sunday reached out to RWAs to share his election campaign, in Gurugram.(Yogendra Kumar/HT PHOTO)

Lok Sabha elections 2019- Will make Gurugram global destination: Mehmood Khan

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2019 02:59 AM IST
Mehmood Khan interacted with around 40 people, most of whom were senior citizens, at The Retreat in South City 1 in the morning.
The lone Muslim candidate from Gurgaon, Khan will be pitted against Congress’ Capt (retd) Ajay Singh Yadav and BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh.(HT Photo)
The lone Muslim candidate from Gurgaon, Khan will be pitted against Congress’ Capt (retd) Ajay Singh Yadav and BJP’s Rao Inderjit Singh.(HT Photo)

JJP fields social entrepreneur, IIM-A graduate from Gurgaon

Hindustan Times, Gurugram | By Sadia Akhtar
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2019 04:54 AM IST
A social entrepreneur, Khan, 64, worked in the corporate world for nearly four decades after which he moved back to Mewat to work at the grassroots level.
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