Earlier, the power department had cleared tubewell connections to those who applied till December 2013. As many as 25,000 connections belong to small farmers. The government will offer subsidy for installation of the solar systems for the tubewells.
In an attack against previous governments for failing to complete the expressway on time, Modi said they followed a culture of “latkaane, atkaane, aur bhatkaane”, and that the manner in which the project was handled “is a case study” that shows “how people’s money is wasted”.
At a function in Kalka town of Panchkula district on Friday, Khattar had said, "The incidents of rape have not increased... Rapes used to take place in the past and happens even today. (Only) the concern (over such incidents) has increased.
The employee unions had given in support of the roadways employees who have been protesting for the past 15 days, opposing a government decision to hire 720 private buses on kilometre basis and to induct the same in the Haryana Roadways fleet.
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (ANI): An all-party meeting called by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was held in Chandigarh to discuss the rising demand for Jat reservation. Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Jawahar Yadav said the meeting had been called to find a solution regarding the BJP-supported reservation issue. Jat community in Haryana has been repeatedly demanding reservation in government jobs and educational institutions under the Other Backward Class (OBC) category.
Chennai, Feb 10 (ANI): Supporting the Haryana's Health Minister Anil Vij statement on beef, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said there should be no controversy on Vij's remark, as they already have an act banning beef in the state. Totally agreeing with Vij's statement, he said that no beef in Haryana. Anil Vij on Wednesday stroked a fresh row saying those who cannot live without eating beef should not visit the state where stringent cow protection law is in place.
Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, who completes one year in office later this month as the head of a BJP government, told The Indian Express in an interview that the cow, the Gita and Saraswati were articles of faith for the majority in the country, and that Muslims would not be violating their religious beliefs by giving up beef.