Sakshi Dayal

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Construction halt: Noida, Gurgaon warn of strict action against those violating ban

Officials said a decision to shut schools will be taken later. “Since weekends are holidays, we will review the air quality on Sunday and take a decision,” said B N Singh, district magistrate of Gautam Budh Nagar.

JJP is BJP’s B-team, says former BSF constable, quits

Former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav alleged that JJP leader Dushyant Chautala had “cheated” people of the state by taking the decision “when the people showed the BJP the road out”.

Former BSF constable Tej Bahadur Yadav quits JJP following alliance with BJP

In a video uploaded on social media, where he made the announcement, Yadav described the JJP as the “B team of the BJP”, adding that there was no difference between the two parties.

Haryana: AAP candidates in Gurgaon, Faridabad districts set to lose deposits

Candidates fielded by AAP in the Lok Sabha elections earlier this year also secured less than 2 per cent of the votes each. AAP Haryana chief Naveen Jaihind was the Faridabad candidate at the time.

At 52.5 per cent, Gurgaon records lowest turnout among 22 Haryana districts

According to officials, Gurgaon district recorded a turnout of only 52.52 per cent, experiencing a drop of more than 10 per cent since 2014, when 64 per cent voters came to polling stations to cast their vote.

Haryana: Local issues at forefront in Gurgaon, Badshahpur

According to officials, Gurgaon district has over 12 lakh voters, of whom over 3.96 lakh vote from the Badshahpur constituency and more than 3.61 lakh from Gurgaon constituency.

Faridabad villagers whose votes were ‘stolen’ have some fears ahead of polls

According to data available on the Haryana Chief Electoral Officer’s website, four booths will be located within the village, which has 4,869 voters, this election.

Haryana elections: Congress puts vote bank over country, says Amit Shah

Amit Shah again said that the BJP will “remove infiltrators from the country by 2024”. Shah also criticised the Congress for “opposing” the law against instant triple talaq.

Delhi pollution: Why Genset ban could leave Gurgaon in the dark

In a city suffering from inadequate electrical infrastructure, however, both residents and environmentalists have expressed concern about the practicality of such a ban.

Haryana elections: Raising Art 370, PM Modi dares Opposition again

Addressing his first rally for the Haryana Assembly polls, Modi said parties opposing the government’s move in Jammu and Kashmir should explain the benefits of Article 370 to “mothers and widows of martyrs in Haryana”.

Haryana polls: Muslim-dominated seats in mind, BJP picks 2 turncoats, a first-timer in Mewat

Nuh, Punhana and Ferozepur Jhirka constituencies have evaded the BJP since the first election in Haryana in 1967, despite the BJP occasionally giving tickets to candidates from the dominant community.

In Muslim-dominated Mewat, BJP picks 2 turncoats, 1 first-timer

Nuh, Punhana and Ferozepur Jhirka constituencies have eluded the BJP since the first election in Haryana in 1967, despite the party occasionally giving tickets to candidates from the dominant community.

Haryana elections: Congress’ biggest battle against fake news spread by BJP, says Selja

Haryana state chief added that fake news is spread both “directly and in a twisted way”, with the latter being news that “does not seem like it is being spread by BJP”. “It is not a straight political attack and influences people’s minds in a twisted way,” she said.

Bajrang Dal member shot at while chasing ‘vehicle transporting cows’

Gurgaon district president of Bajrang Dal Abhishek Gaur said Monu had received a tip-off about a vehicle allegedly smuggling cows.

Haryana: No senior school at Chilla village, many girls drop out after Class VIII

Last year, the gram panchayat of the village had written to the principal of the Girls Senior Secondary School, requesting that transport be arranged for 20 female students, but in vain.

Congress says party united, will form next govt in Haryana

State Congress chief Kumari Selja and former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday launched the party’s poll campaign, ‘Pehle Report, Phir Vote’.

Caught in a tussle, Gurgaon Rapid Metro stares at an uncertain future

The Indian Express reports on the crisis facing the project that benefits 59,000 people every day.

Gurgaon: Day after parents killed, knife-wielding attacker gives boy nightmares

A day after his parents, Vikram and Jyoti, were murdered in their house in Dundahera village, allegedly by a friend, the child, who witnessed a part of the crime, remains traumatised.

Rs 23,000, Rs 24,000, Rs 32,500: Just some road challans issued in Gurgaon recently

While the penalty for driving without a driving licence and registration certificate is Rs 5,000 each, the lack of third party insurance attracts a fine of Rs 2,000.

Kaushal gang member accused in Congress spokesperson’s murder arrested

Police said Sachin Khedi was on the list of Faridabad district's "most wanted" criminals and had a reward of Rs25,000 on his head.