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Pawan Kumar Bansal

The writer is a former Union minister for water resources.

Same time, same place
Mon, Dec 19, 2016

For the first time now, the Election Commission, responding to a report of the department-related parliamentary committee, has supported the idea of holding simultaneous elections.

And not a drop to drink
Thu, Apr 09, 2015

A basic change in our attitude to water is needed.

DDR against Bhajan Lal for threatening sarpanch
Tue, May 13, 2003

Police here have entered a daily diary report (DDR) against former chief minister and Haryana PCC chief Bhajan Lal for allegedly threatening...

What Nain gave up to take on Chautala
Fri, Jun 21, 2002

He is the man who has ripped Om Prakash Chautala’s cleverly preserved mask of being a friend of the farmers. At 70, he grew a beard to ...

BKU to lift road blocks, power tariff only hitch
Tue, Jun 18, 2002

The face-off between the Haryana government and Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) finally ended today after a seven-hour long meeting between BKU r...

Haryana to resume talks with BKU today
Mon, Jun 17, 2002

The talks between representatives of the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and the Haryana government, which broke down over remission of pending p...

Govt bends as BKU threatens to disrupt water, power
Mon, Jun 10, 2002

The Haryana government has reportedly agreed to withdraw cases against Bhartiaya Kisan Union (BKU) activists after they threatened to disrup...

How farmers with mobiles got a state, CM to listen
Sat, Jun 08, 2002

The tale of the BKU agitation, fondly dubbed Operation Kandela by the outfit leadership, has all ingredients of a celluloid potboiler. A non...

BKU to talk after its men are set free
Mon, Jun 03, 2002

The Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) will hold talks with the Sampat Singh-led high-powered committee, constituted by Haryana Chief Minister Om Pr...

BKU warns of action as govt talks tough
Wed, May 29, 2002

The farmers’ agitation in the Kandela village of Jind district has taken a serious turn with the Om Prakash Chautala Government refusin...

Prisoners of Jind set free amid confusion
Mon, May 27, 2002

The Bhartiya Kisan Union’s (BKU) thundering defiance came to a whimpering end on Sunday when it released the captive policemen, includi...

Jind countdown begins
Sun, May 26, 2002

The situation in Kandela has turned explosive with both the Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) and the Haryana Government readying for a final showd...

PMO pushes professor as Rohtak PGI chief
Wed, Apr 03, 2002

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has intervened in favour of a candidate for the post of director at the Post Graduate Institute of Me...

Newborn opens eyes to find her identity mired in citizenship laws
Fri, Dec 15, 2000

KAHNAUR (ROHTAK), DEC 14: Her birth here has given rise to a whole lot of legal wrangles regarding her citizenship. Twelve days after she ...

Panchayat cracks down on another couple
Sun, Sep 17, 2000

LOHAR HEDI (JHAJJAR), SEPT 16: After Jondhi village panchayat's decision of ex-communicating a couple for marrying against social norms, y...

Panchayat draws caste lines between lovers
Sat, Sep 16, 2000

LOHARHEDI (JHAJJAR), SEPT 15: Close on the heels of the Jaundi panchayat deciding to ex-communicate a couple from the village for their ma...