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Explained: Why the Assembly bypoll in Haryana's Jind is important to all parties

The outcome of the Jind bypoll could indicate the sentiments of voters and the state of play in what is recognised both as 'khapland' and the centrally located political heart of the state with voters from all castes and communities.

Punjab STF arrests two men from Haryana with 30 gm heroin

A case under sections 21, 61 and 85 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act was registered at the STF police station at Phase IV.

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As Congress drums up loan waiver promise, Haryana considers pension scheme for farmers

Under APY, the Centre contributes 50 per cent of the total contribution or Rs 1,000 per annum whichever is lower, to each eligible subscriber. The Haryana government may introduce the scheme for farmers by adding its additional share for the scheme.

Behind BJP’s big win in Haryana mayoral polls: Committed workers, caste calculations

The Punjabi community stood behind fellow Punjabi Khattar in this poll like Jats once used to back former Deputy Prime Minister  Devi Lal.

BJP sweeps Haryana mayoral polls

The biggest winning margin was registered in Panipat. BJP’s Avneet Kaur won by a margin of 74,940. In Yamunanagar, BJP candidate Madan Chauhan won the poll battle.

Haryana Municipal Election Results 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: BJP clean sweeps all five cities

Haryana Municipal Corporation MC Election Results 2018 HIGHLIGHTS: While Congress has extended its support to the Independent candidates, the BJP is fighting the election on its party symbol. 

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Haryana: Tough battle in CM, ex-CMs’ hometowns

Khattar, Hooda and Bhajan Lal’s family members have joined the poll campaign for MC polls by holding meetings with their supporters.

Haryana civic body polls: State cabinet minister offers 'guns, money, gunmen' to voters, probe on

The minister refuted the charges, and said he was referring ‘hathiyar’ to the security provided by the government and that "paisa" was a reference to financial help to the woman candidate who belongs to a poor family.

High Court abolishes solitary confinement for murder convicts in Haryana jails

Removing the provision will require the Punjab government to make amendments to the Jail Manual or for the court, acting on a legal challenge, to quash the provision.

Eye on elections, Arvind Kejriwal sharpens Haryana focus

While Kejriwal’s activity in Haryana brought him attention, it has also brought with it the question that haunted AAP in Punjab.

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Jat agitation continues in Haryana, water crisis in Delhi

The absence of police and officials of the administration is being widely criticised by the residents of Rohtak who state that the situation could have been better controlled.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses election rally in Haryana

PM Modi along with party candidates for upcoming Haryana Assembly election and other party workers during election campaign rally in Karnal

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Storm kills 9 in NCR region

The storm struck Delhi at 4:58 PM immediately throwing normal life out of gear.

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Haryana's development incomplete without 'clean water': Birender Singh

New Delhi, Mar 01 (ANI): Union Minister for Sanitation and Drinking Water Birender Singh said on Tuesday that Haryana would be fully developed only when there is enough clean water to drink for everyone. Birender said that under the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan', the ruling dispensation will not leave any stone unturned to provide clean water facility in the villages. He added that soon the government will form a 'Panchvarshi' yogna, under which every village will get Rs 80 Lakh for the purpose of development.

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Woman alleges gang-rape during Jat agitation in Haryana

Murthal, Feb 29 (ANI): Amid reports of mass sexual assaults during violent protests by the Jat community demanding reservation, a woman has come forward saying that she was raped by seven men during the violent protests. Haryana’s Deputy Inspector General of Police, Rajshree Singh informed that the police has registered a case and initiated a probe into the matter.Singh added the woman had also identified few perpetrators, one of them being her relative. He said that the woman claimed her 12-year-old daughter, who accompanied her in her car, was not raped but her clothes were torn apart.

Police denies alleged reports of rape in Hisar

Hisar, Feb 25 (ANI): Haryana Director General of Police Yashpal Singhal on Thursday denied the presence of any evidence in the alleged rape incident during the recent quota protests in Hisar, Haryana. According to local media reports, women passengers were stopped on the national highway near Murthal in Haryana on early Monday morning and were dragged to the surrounding fields and raped. Further probe is underway.

Kanpur: Upper caste community holds ‘semi-nude’ protest demanding reservation

Kanpur, Feb 24 (ANI): After the protests by the Jat community of Haryana demanding reservation in the other backward classes (OBC) category, upper caste people in Kanpur held a semi-nude protest demanding reservation. The protestors critised Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for all the fake promises. The protesters raised slogans against BJP.

Jat row: Haryana CM offers compensation for innocents killed

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 23 (ANI): Breaking his silence after the seven-day long agitation by the Jat community, Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar on Tuesday offered compensation for the innocents killed in the reservation violence. Khattar added that a committee will also be formed to probe the lapses of police personnel and other district officials regarding the same.

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Rohtak traders demand compensation for their loss

Rohtak, Feb 23 (ANI): The traders, whose shops were either burnt down or looted during the quota stir by the Jat community in Rohtak, Haryana, took to the streets and urged the government to compensate them for their losses at the earliest. A shopkeeper, Gulshan Dang, said, "I want to urge the Narendra Modi-led government to compensate our losses 100 percent without any delay." Another shopkeeper, Anil Kumar said that he is left with no source of income after his two showrooms were burnt down by the protestors. He asked PM Modi and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar that why are common people suffering who don't relate to Jat demands.

Jat protestors set bus on fire in Bharatpur

Bharatpur (Rajasthan), Feb 22 (ANI): The Jat agitators demanding reservation blocked roads in Bharatpur, Rajasthan, on Monday. The protestors blocked the roads and took to streets to register their agitation. The protestors also burnt a bus. Sporadic incidents of arson were reported as life in violence-torn Haryana limped back to normal with curfew being lifted gradually.

16 people killed in Jat agitation: Haryana Minister

Chandigarh, Feb 22 (ANI): Addressing a press conference, Haryana Education Minister Rambilas Sharma here on Monday said at least 16 people have lost their lives so far in the ongoing Jat agitation.The minister said the people who suffered economical loss during the protest can reimburse the amounts by filling up a performa.

Jat row: Railways to run special trains for stranded passengers

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Chief public relation officer of Northern Railways Neeraj Sharma on Monday said in view of the ongoing Jat agitation, special trains would run covering the outer regions connected with Haryana. Sharma added that a special train from Chandigarh to Anand Vihar, New Delhi, would be on the tracks by the evening, which will have a total of 17 coaches.He further informed that Northern Railways is planning to start more trains from the Jammu region.

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