Sukhbir Siwach

Articles By Sukhbir Siwach

Explained: What CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s NRC move means for Haryana

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has announced that like in Assam, the National Register of Citizens (NRC) would be implemented in Haryana. The Indian Express explains different aspects of the issue.

‘Raahgiri project has changed the govt-people relationship from that of apathy to active collaboration’

Senior IPS officer and Special Officer to the CM, O P Singh, who is actively associated with both programmes, tells The Indian Express about how these programmes are being received by the youth.

CBI court appreciates Haryana ex-IAS officer’s evidence in case that saw a retired Major General getting 3-yr jail

Mehta is currently heading a task group constituted by Haryana government for redressal of pubic grievances. He had held various positions in Haryana government, including special principal secretary to the then CM Bhajan Lal from 1992 to 1996.

Hisar-Chandigarh Shuttle Service: Khemka on subsidy to pvt airline — ‘like robbing 54 poor Peters to pay one rich Paul’

Khemka, the source said, has questioned the Rs 3,500 per passenger subsidy being offered to a private airline that will operate on Hisar-Chandigarh route under the RCS.

Cong’s Haryana rehaul: Kumari Selja PCC chief, Hooda CLP leader

A sitting member of Rajya Sabha, Selja has in the past served three terms as a Lok Sabha member and been a Minister at the Centre.

Garbage dump to Nature Park in two years: A Kullu success story

The administration is planning more parks now, including a second one in Manali and another near Rohtang Pass.

Haryana: After 5-day river sit-in, farmers march shirtless

Farmers have been protesting to get the dues cleared for almost six months. Lately, they have started using unique methods to get their voice heard on this and various other issues.

Day after Parkash Singh Badal calls for Chautala clan unity, factions remain mum

The dedicated workers of the INLD, who have remained loyal to the Chautalas since the time when Om Prakash’s father Devi Lal founded the Lok Dal in 1996, were emotionally upset at the time of the split in the party.

Explained: Why Haryana govt wants to pull staff of aided pvt colleges, and why many are opposed to it

Haryana has 97 government-aided private colleges. According to college managements, more than two lakh students study in these colleges.

Talks with Pak only on PoK: Rajnath Singh in Haryana

‘Pakistan wants to break India... no reason for talks till it ends terrorism’.

Taking the officer out of transfers, Haryana cleans up its schools

Online transfer system, which is now being extended to 14 departments, eliminated the deep set culture of ‘sifarish’ raj.

Haryana Assembly elections: BJP, Congress sound poll bugle, announce major rallies

Congress sources said that the Hooda camp, which has been seeking state Congress chief Ashok Tanwar’s ouster for a long time, may take a call regarding their “politics of future” if the issue of state leadership is not resolved by August 18.

ED grills Bhupinder Singh Hooda again, this time for six hours

The questioning of Hooda by ED officials started at 3pm and continued till 9 pm. Before this, the former CM had gone to the Panchkula situated CBI court in connection with the Manesar land deal but the hearing could not take place due to strike by the lawyers.

Manesar land deal case: ED questions Bhupinder Singh Hooda for 9 hours

The Manesar land deal case was second case of money laundering registered against Hooda by the ED in 2016.

Explained: How INLD’s fall is reshaping Haryana’s political landscape

After a split in the INLD in 2018 and humiliating defeat in the recent Lok Sabha polls, a feeling has gained ground in a section of its leaders that the party won’t return to the power in 2019 Assembly polls.

Explained: The GM cotton conundrum

With a few Haryana farmers symbolically defying a government restriction against sowing banned HT Bt Cotton in Hisar, and the government determined to curb its spread, The Indian Express explains the complex problem and arguments that both the sides present.

Don’t violate traffic norms, cops won’t stop you for papers: Haryana DGP

The practice of policemen flagging down vehicles for checking documents will be completely stopped, Haryana DGP Manoj Yadava said Tuesday.

Haryana farmers defy govt restriction, sow banned HT Bt cotton in Hisar

As its nomenclature signifies, HT Bt seeds are resistant to herbicides that farmers use to clear weeds without harming the crop.

Amid protests, Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim withdraws his parole plea

After he submitted a parole request for “agriculture works”, the jail authorities had recently forwarded his application to the Sirsa District Magistrate Ashok Garg.

Haryana scholarship scam: House panel recommends CBI probe

The committee had held a meeting with Principal Secretary of Haryana Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes Department, Neerja Sekhar, on May 21 regarding a CAG report, which had also pointed suspected fraudulent payment of scholarships.