Sukhbir Siwach

Articles By Sukhbir Siwach

Jind bypoll: Congress bets on Surjewala, he says it’s ‘battle to form next govt in Haryana’

Surjewala is son of Shamsher Singh Surjewala, who has been a senior Congress leader and three-time minister in Haryana. Surjewala had even defeated then Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala from Narwana in 2005.

Trouble piles on Gurmeet Ram Rahim: CBI files chargesheet in murder case, castration of followers

According to the CBI investigation, Ranjeet Singh, a member of dera’s influential 10-member committee, was shot dead by Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s followers on July 10, 2002 on the orders of the dera chief, who had suspected his role in circulation of the letter.

What nailed Ram Rahim: Walkie-talkie issued by Dera, his manager’s revolver

The polygraph/lie detection test of accused Avtar Singh, Inder Sain and Krishan Lal showed deceptions in their statements indicating that Baba Gurmeet Singh, Krishan Lal, Kuldeep Singh and Nirmal Singh hatched a criminal conspiracy to kill Ram Chander Chattarpati, and in furtherance of that, Ram Chander Chattarpati was killed by Kuldeep Singh and Nirmal Singh with the revolver of accused Krishan Lal,” read the CBI chargesheet.

Dera chief convicted: Not a small task to expose a devil, says son of killed journalist

We have struggled for a long time against such an influential person. A devil who covered his face with 'santgiri' and religion. It was not a small task to expose him, says son of journalist Ram Chander Chattarpati.

Jind bypoll: Dushyant Chautala fields brother against Congress’ Surjewala

Jind bypoll will be held on January 28. BJP has fielded Krishan Midha for the bypoll.

Haryana assembly bypoll: Why Jind seat is important to all parties

All major political rallies in Haryana have historically been held in Jind. Hisar MP Dushyant Chautala announced his Jannayak Janata Party (JJP) at a rally in Jind on December 9.

Haryana Sports Minister wants Manu Bhaker to ‘feel sorry’, IOA tells him to back off

The Haryana state government went on the back foot on Friday when Manu Bhaker posted on Twitter the revised notification, issued by principal secretary (sports) Ashok Khemka on December 27, that halved the prize money she was supposed to get.

Haryana govt says prize money to shooter Manu Bhaker was Rs 1 crore, sports minister claims Rs 2 crore

In October 2018, Manu Bhaker had become the first Indian shooter to win a gold at the YOG when she clinched a gold medal in the 10m air pistol category.

Jind bypoll: Ex-MLA’s son says keen to join BJP

On the other hand, BJP’s State Election Committee met in New Delhi on Thursday with senior leaders like Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, Haryana BJP in-charge Anil Jain and president Subhash Barala attending the meeting.

Jind bypoll: Dushyant Chautala’s party set to test political waters for first time

The newly-formed party is yet to be registered by the Election Commission, but Dushyant Chautala has already announced contesting the Jind bypoll.

Haryana: Khattar govt to release 44,000 tubewell connections to farmers

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.

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.

Party won in five towns Direct mayoral polls concept brings big gains for BJP

Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar believes that system of direct mayoral polls is better than all other systems of elections for the civic bodies.

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. 

Haryana civic polls: BJP ministers recall 2016 quota violence, Congress says ‘politics of hate won’t pay off’

However, local BJP leaders believe that INLD-BSP alliance candidate Sanchit Nandal will get the lion’s share from the Jat voters. BJP leaders claim that they would get almost half of the Punjabi voters as local MLA Manish Grover and the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar are from this community.

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.

Karnal: High stakes battle on CM’s turf as oppn unites to defeat BJP’s mayoral candidate

On the other side, inclusion of Karnal in Smart City Project and in NCR during BJP regime is one among the top achievements which are counted by Renu Bala.

Chandigarh: Setback for BJP, Congress brass gets a boost

MLAs who support Hooda have even been demanding that Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee (HPCC) Ashok Tanwar be shifted for several months but the demand was not accepted yet