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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Varinder Bhatia


Haryana: On JJP’s poll promises, Khattar govt looks at ‘middle path’
Wed, Dec 11, 2019

About the 75 per cent reservation for Haryanvis in private establishments, a senior officer said that “granting a blanket reservation in jobs is not legally tenable”.

I am against fake shootouts, but a genuine encounter is also policing: Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij
Sun, Dec 08, 2019

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij (Express photo by Jasbir Malhi/Files) Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij is not satisfied with the functioning of the state intelligence department and has also warned officials in police, health and urban local bodies departments to either shape up or he will set them right.

Cow slaughter, smuggling cases in NuhPolice ‘ill-equipped’, ‘cannot handle such cases’, ‘lacks trust’: Amicus in HC report
Fri, Dec 06, 2019

The report has now been taken on record by the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

On his reincarnation, Dalai Lama’s answer: Why hurry?
Sat, Nov 30, 2019

At the conference, which ended Friday, the leaders unanimously passed a resolution that a decision on the reincarnation, including the announcement venue and timing, vests solely in the Dalai Lama.

‘I am in good health, why hurry for reincarnation’, says Dalai Lama
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

In the religious conference, all the Tibetan spiritual leaders unanimously passed a resolution that the decision of Dalai Lama’s reincarnation vests solely in him and he shall only decide about his reincarnation and the place and timing as well.

‘Only Dalai Lama will decide his reincarnation; no govt has any right to interfere in his selection’
Fri, Nov 29, 2019

The president of the Central Tibetan Administration (Sikyong) Dr Lobsang Sangay of the Tibetan parliament in exile tells The Indian Express that reincarnation is a matter of faith and no government has any right to interfere in the selection process of the Dalai Lama.

Audit to break down liabilities of Rapid Metro in Gurgaon
Tue, Nov 26, 2019

Built by IL&FS, the Gurgaon Metro is the country's first privately developed Metro project.

Explained: Haryana’s johads set for revamp, 18 model ponds planned
Mon, Nov 25, 2019

Govt to collect data to preserve these ponds, and analyse suitability of water for irrigation and other purposes to help reduce over-exploitation of groundwater.

Performance appraisal report: Khattar now ‘refrains’ from grading Ashok Khemka
Fri, Nov 22, 2019

For PAR of the year 2018-19, Khemka was given a grading of 8.53 by the then Chief Secretary D S Dhesi as his Reporting Authority, on June 23 - barely a week before Dhesi retired.

Haryana: Dushyant Chautala, Anil Vij locked in legal tussle over defamation suit
Tue, Nov 19, 2019

Talking to The Indian Express, Dushyant said, “I am not going to step back. I will take this case to its logical conclusion unless Mr Vij withdraws his remark passed against me and apologises for his statement”.

Haryana elections: Almost half the new MLAs first-timers, some trounced big names to enter House
Fri, Nov 15, 2019

While Dushyant has already become the Deputy Chief Minister after JJP entered into an alliance with BJP, several other first-timers mainly Independent candidates backing BJP are also eying ministerial berths.

Fake marksheet scam effect: Haryana to verify certificates of all govt employees, college students
Fri, Nov 08, 2019

The matter came to light after a Division Bench of the Allahabad High Court asked the CBI Director to conduct a thorough inquiry about the board last year.

Post-poll Haryana allies not on same page on pre-poll promises
Thu, Oct 31, 2019

From the amended penalty provisions in Motor Vehicles Act and debt waiver of farmers, to monthly unemployment allowance to youth, 10 extra marks for rural youth in competitive examinations and cooperative bank loan waiver for small traders, there are several issues on which the two parties are not on the same page.

BJP-JJP yet to reach consensus on Haryana Cabinet
Tue, Oct 29, 2019

The independents too have offered support to the BJP, making difficult its task of picking names for the council of ministers.

In Haryana, a worry for BJP: From not enough members to the problem of plenty
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Besides saffron party’s own, several from JJP and independents in race for ministerial berths.

Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar, Dushyant Chautala oath today; father Ajay gets Tihar break
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

Dushyant’s father Ajay Chautala, who is serving a 10-year sentence in Delhi’s Tihar jail, was granted 14 days’ furlough on Saturday.

I’ve given unconditional support to BJP…all I want is development in my constituency: Kanda
Sat, Oct 26, 2019

"I did not ask for anything. An unconditional support means I did not put any conditions. Actually, we have an old link with BJP. It is like homecoming for me. My father was a RSS worker and had even contested polls on a Jan Sangh ticket in 1952,"says Gopal Kanda.

Gopal Goyal Kanda: The kingmaker who couldn’t be
Sat, Oct 26, 2019

A school dropout, Gopal Kanda has been everything from an electrician, a shoe shop owner, real estate broker, car dealer, airlines owner, a casino-owner and, at least once, a ‘kingmaker’.

Explained: The role of a Deputy Chief Minister in the functioning of state government
Sun, Oct 27, 2019

In undivided Punjab, there used to be deputy ministers, state ministers and cabinet ministers. But ever since Haryana was carved out of Punjab in 1966, the practice was discontinued.

ML Khattar set to be Haryana CM again; suspense over his deputy continues
Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Manohar Lal Khattar will soon leave to meet Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya and stake claim to form the government for a second consecutive term.