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Friday, May 07, 2021

Varinder Bhatia


Haryana sees 10-fold rise in active cases in a month
Fri, May 07, 2021

All this has forced the ruling dispensation to scramble its top bureaucrats and ministers across districts to ramp up preparedness to curtail the surge.

Oxygen prized possession as Haryana, Delhi trade charges
Thu, Apr 22, 2021

The Delhi government, which had until Tuesday been accusing Uttar Pradesh of curbing supply of oxygen to the capital, was on Wednesday accused by Haryana of stealing oxygen from a tanker.

Oxygen politics between Delhi, Haryana and UP
Wed, Apr 21, 2021

According to officials, Delhi was getting 378 metric tonnes of oxygen till Wednesday afternoon, which has now been increased to 480 metric tonnes. The Delhi government had asked for the allocation to be increased to 700 metric tonnes.

Explained: How Haryana wants to avoid a hard Covid-19 lockdown with streamlined curbs
Thu, Apr 22, 2021

Haryana has refused to impose weekend curfew during day time despite a rapid rise in new Covid-19 cases. The night curfew, from 10 pm to 5 am shall, however, continue.

Haryana’s night curfew orders: What is impacted, who is exempted
Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Here’s what the night curfew means for different sections of the industry, hospitals, commercial and industrial establishments; who all shall be exempted; and who all can seek exemption and how.

Parivar Pehchan Patra scheme: Khemka hints at anomalies in Khattar’s dream project data
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

Asks Haryana to rely on BPL/ Antyodaya data; government refutes, cites multiple checks-and-balances adopted to authenticate data.

Haryana Covid: ‘Relying on 3-T strategy, strict compliance of norms to check fresh Covid surge’
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

State is keeping strict watch on all super spreader events and places and timely action is being initiated to curb/regulate the same. Sample of international travelers tested positive are being sent for Whole Genomic Sequencing (WGS) promptly.

Explained: Why Haryana amended rules for conduct of business in Assembly
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

Several new provisions have been added in order to maintain the decorum of the House to ensure that prompt action is taken on recommendations made by the committees constituted by the Speaker and to ensure adequate respect and protocol of the MLAs.

Haryana imposes hefty cess on building construction
Thu, Mar 25, 2021

The money collected from the cess, according to officials, is used to provide various benefits to building and construction workers registered with the labour department in Haryana.

Haryana: Maximum new infections in age group 25-34, most deaths among elderly
Wed, Mar 24, 2021

The maximum fatalities (870), however, have been reported from the age group of 65-74 years, followed by (780) age group of 55-64 years, as per the data compiled by state health department.

International shooter HCS appointment case: Haryana skips appeal after losing case in HC, issues appointment letter despite probe
Thu, Mar 18, 2021

Vishwajeet Singh, whose sports gradation certificate was under the scanner after then principal secretary (sports) Ashok Khemka had flagged it had moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court against the state government and joined as Haryana Civil Services (Executive branch) officer, on March 10.

Haryana House passes resolution against boycott of BJP-JJP leaders
Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Since November, when farmers intensified their agitation against the Centre’s three agri laws and blocked Delhi’s borders, several BJP and JJP leaders in Haryana have been facing protests across the state.

Haryana Assembly passes resolution condemning boycott of BJP, JJP leaders
Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Since November, when farmers intensified their protests against the Centre's farm legislations and blocked Delhi’s borders, several BJP and JJP leaders in Haryana have been facing protests across the state.

No new tax, focus on farm, health as Khattar proposes V-shaped recovery
Sat, Mar 13, 2021

The Budget outlay comprises 25 per cent (Rs 38,718 crore) as capital expenditure and remaining Rs 1,16,927 crore as revenue expenditure.

Explained: Reserve Fund, ‘V’-shape recovery and other aims of Haryana Budget 2021
Sun, Mar 14, 2021

Haryana Budget 2021: What is MTEF and the V-shape recovery that the government is aiming to recover from the Covid-19 impact on the state's economy?

Haryana Budget 2021: Amid farmers’ protest and Covid-19, focus on agriculture and health
Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Speaking in the Legislative Assembly, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government was "indebted to its farmers, whose toil and hard work has made Haryana the food bowl of the country."

‘Punjab Land Revenue Bill a serious threat to ecology, green cover of Haryana’: Tosham Kiran Choudhry
Fri, Mar 12, 2021

Talking to The Indian Express, Choudhry said, “The forest cover in Haryana is already depleting. That is the reason, it was my duty to raise this issue with the chief minister. I am yet to receive his reply on my letter.”

As Khattar sails through trust vote, Hooda says fallen in eyes of people
Thu, Mar 11, 2021

The motion was defeated following division of votes with Speaker Gian Chand Gupta announcing, at the end of a marathon six-hour debate, that 55 members voted against the motion while 32 backed it.

Explained: Why Congress moved a no-trust motion against Khattar govt when defeat was certain
Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Haryana floor test: The ruling BJP-JJP alliance was in a comfortable majority with 55 votes while the Opposition could manage only 32 votes.

Haryana floor test highlights: BJP-JJP govt defeats Congress’ no-confidence motion in state Assembly
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

BJP-JJP government defeats Congress’ no-confidence motion in the Haryana Assembly

Haryana House to debate no-trust motion against Manohar Lal Khattar govt today
Wed, Mar 10, 2021

The move is being seen as an attempt by the opposition to embarrass the ruling alliance and would earn the Congress political mileage with the farmers agitating against the three central agri laws.

Explained: Why Haryana CM, his home minister stand divided on state police chief
Fri, Mar 05, 2021

Khattar is backing Yadava citing the fresh one-year extension granted to the officer by the MHA. Vij says Yadava does not have adequate command over the officers of police department and also blames him for “mismanagement” during ongoing farmers’ agitation.

To expedite projects for public purpose & avoid land disputes, Haryana revises transfer of government land norms
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Under the revised policy, transfer of government land between two government departments shall be free of cost.

Row over Haryana DGP intensifies
Thu, Mar 04, 2021

Vij sends IPS names to CM, seeks Yadava's replacement despite MHA nod for extension.

Khemka flags ‘excess claims’ of discoms to ‘pad off power theft as sales to farmers’
Thu, Feb 25, 2021

Suggests direct water subsidy to farmers, metered power supply to all tubewells.