haryana

Nine burnt alive as bus catches fire on KMP Expressway near Tauru

In a tragic incident early Saturday morning, at least nine people, including six women, were burnt alive when a bus full of devotees from Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur in Punjab caught fire on the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway near Tauru in Nuh district, Haryana.

BJP assigns poll coordinators for Rajasthan, Haryana, Andhra Pradesh

Dr. Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has been appointed as the election in-charge for Rajasthan, Satish Punia for Haryana, and Arun Singh for Andhra Pradesh, keeping in mind the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Nayab Singh Saini to replace Khattar as Haryana CM

Khattar's resignation on Tuesday highlighted apparent tensions within the BJP-JJP coalition government. He tendered his resignation to Governor Bandaru Dattatreya before the BJP's legislature party meeting.

2 arrested in Goa linked to Nafe Singh Rathee’s murder

Rathee and Kishan were fatally shot on February 25 in Bahadurgarh, Jhajjar district, when unidentified assailants opened fire on their vehicle. The assailants spared the life of Rathee's nephew, the driver, instructing him to inform the family.

Haryana faces internet shutdown: 10 updates on farmers’ protest

NEW DELHI: The farmers’ agitation has taken a violent turn after a young protester was killed and a dozen policemen were wounded in a clash at Khanauri, one of the two border points between Punjab and Haryana where the farmers have been staging demonstrations to reach the national capital. The victim, identified as Subhkaran Singh, […]

Lohri 2024: History, significance; all you need to know

As the golden wheat fields reach their prime in January, the festival becomes a jubilant ode to the tireless efforts of farmers.

Need for greater scrutiny of teachers and principals in educational institutions

A Haryana school principal, arrested on November 4 and remanded to custody on November 7, faces allegations of abuse from 142 students. An investigative committee initially identified 60 victims, later increasing to 142. The majority of complaints allege sexual assault, with some reporting physical abuse. The matter, surfacing on August 31, drew criticism for police […]

Will move court to make Gurugram police file FIR against Elvish Yadav: BJP MP Maneka Gandhi’s PFA

NEW DELHI: Animal rights activist and Bharatiya Janata Party’s member of Parliament Maneka Gandhi questioned Gurugram police’s alleged lack of action in filing a First Information Report against the controversial YouTuber Elvish Yadav, on Monday. Saurav Gupta, a PFA activist, told The New Indian, “If Gurugram police don’t file an FIR, they will be compelled […]

SC demands immediate end to stubble burning in North India as air quality plummets

NEW DELHI: As the Air Quality Index (AQI) in the National Capital deteriorates to hazardous levels, the Supreme Court has issued a directive to states to halt stubble burning immediately, identifying Punjab, Haryana, and Western Uttar Pradesh as the primary contributors to air pollution. In its order, a bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Sudhanshu […]

AAP pins Delhi’s pollution crisis on Haryana, says ‘Punjab 500 km away’

NEW DELHI: On Monday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) attempted to attribute the pollution crisis in Delhi-NCR to Haryana, emphasising the state’s close proximity to the national capital. Priyanka Kakkar, AAP’s national spokesperson, called for a review of the pollution control efforts implemented by the government led by Manohar Lal Khattar since 2014. “The stubble burning […]