Thursday, May 06, 2021

Haryana Government

Seven-day lockdown in Haryana from Monday

CHANDIGARH: To break the chain of coronavirus transmission in the state, the Haryana government on Sunday announced a weeklong lockdown starting Monday.

Haryana shuts colleges till May 31

CHANDIGARH: Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, the Haryana government on Friday announced closure of all colleges, coaching and training institutes, IITs and libraries till May 31.

Oxygen Express delivers 510 MTs of liquid medical oxygen to 4 states

NEW DELHI: India Railways' Oxygen Express trains have delivered a cumulative 510 metric tonnes of liquid medical oxygen to Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi, and Madhya Pradesh. Haryana is also getting its first Oxygen Express.

Haryana restricts office attendance to 50%

CHANDIGARH: To contain the coronavirus spread, the Haryana government on Saturday restricted the physical attendance in its offices to 50 per cent. Also, the entry of outsiders to the offices is curtailed.

Delhi may face water shortage due to high ammonia levels in Yamuna: Chadha

NEW DELHI: Delhi Jal Board (DJB) Vice Chairman Raghav Chadha on Tuesday accused the Haryana government of releasing "highly contaminated water" to Delhi through the Yamuna river.

Haryana imposes night curfew to contain Covid spike

CHANDIGARH: The Haryana government on Monday announced night curfew from 9 p.m. till 5 a.m. with immediate effect to curb the spike in Covid cases.

Property rates in Gurugram rise as circle rates hiked

GURUGRAM: Buyers in Gurugram now will have to spend extra money while purchasing properties in upscale condominiums, licensed colonies and builder floors at the Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) sectors. The district administration has increased the circle rates for 2021-22, which come into force from Thursday.

Police stops construction of houses at Singhu border

NEW DELHI: Haryana Police on Sunday stopped the construction of the 'pucca' houses at Singhu border, begun by the protesting farmers on Saturday in order to deal with the scorching heat.

Pvt schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government's decision to reopen schools for classes 3 to 5 from February 24 has received a mixed response from the private schools in Gurugram.

Punjab AAP leader LoP Harpal Singh Cheema prevented from meeting Nodeep Kaur in Sonipat jail

CHANDIGARH: Raising its voice against the illegal arrest of social activist Nodeep Kaur by the Haryana police, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader and Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Punjab Assembly, Harpal Singh Cheema, deputy leader of opposition Sarvjeet Kaur Manuke and party's youth wing co-president Anmol Gagan Mann, went to meet her at Karnal jail on Tuesday.

Jail Superintendent Karnal refused to permit Women Commission Chairperson to meet Nodeep Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab State Women's Commission Chairperson Manisha Gulati has been denied permission by Jail Superintendent Karnal to meet Labor rights activist Nodeep kaur, who have been in custody from around one month.

Haryana Deputy CM's resignation will not serve any purpose: JJP leader

CHANDIGARH: Afraid of losing the vote bank owing to the much delay in resolving the issue of those farmers protesting against the Centre's three agricultural laws, the BJP-led coalition partner JJP's leader Ajay Chautala on Saturday said that withdrawing the Haryana government's support "will not serve any purpose".

Punjab and Haryana HC takes suo moto notice of Nodeep Kaur's harrassment

CHANDIGARH: Punjab and Haryana High Court has taken suo moto notice of the custodial harrassment of labout rights activists Nodeep Kaur lodged in Karnal jail in Haryana.

Punjab seeks NCW's intervention on release of activist Nodeep

CHANDIGARH:Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary on Thursday urged the National Commission for Women (NCW) to intervene for releasing Nodeep Kaur, a 23-year-old labour rights activist

Punjab government will provide legal assistance to Nodeep Kaur

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Social Security, Women and Child Development Minister Mrs. Aruna Chaudhary, on Thursday, urged the National Women Commission (NCW) to immediate intervene for releasing Nodeep Kaur, a 23-year-old member of the Mazdoor Adhikar Sangathan from the state of Punjab, whose medical examination conducted after her arrest revealed injuries on her body and private parts. Nodeep Kaur was arrested on January 12 after she had participated in the peaceful farmer's protests at Kundli in Haryana.

Haryana to grant preparation money for Olympic players

CHANDIGARH:To encourage the sportspersons, especially those who are not economically well-off but have qualified for participation in Olympic Games, the Haryana Government on Wednesday decided to grant preparation money of Rs 5 lakh to them.

At 2,562 MLD, Delhi has highest gap in sewage treatment capacity, SC told

NEW DELHI: Delhi's decades-long fight against pollution in the Yamuna river seems to have no end in sight soon. The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) in an affidavit has informed the Supreme Court that among several municipalities along the river, Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has the worst gap in sewage treatment and the water in Delhi has the highest level of Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD).

Haryana: Mahapanchayat in Jatland a signal to Khattar govt (Analysis)

CHANDIGARH: From the heart of Haryana's Jat-dominated Jind district, protesting farmers led by Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday sent out a strong signal to the BJP government in the state, while infusing new energy into the protests against the three farm laws after the Republic Day violence in the national capital.

Call special session of Haryana Assembly: Cong

NEW DELHI: Congress is mulling all options to dislodge the Haryana government led by Manohar Lal Khattar, which is surviving on the support of the JJP and Independents in the assembly.

Punjab Sports minister condemns arrest of Punjabi farmers by Himachal police in Shimla

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Sports and Youth Services Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi, on Tuesday, termed the action taken by Shimla Police to arrest the youngsters of Punjab who were peacefully raising their voices in favour of agitating farmers as an attack on their constitutional rights and democratic fabric of the country. He said that the arrest was made at the behest of BJP Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, who wants to appease their political bosses.

Yash Garg appointed Gurugram Deputy Commissioner

GURUGRAM:The Haryana government appointed Yash Garg as the new Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Gurugram on Wednesday.

Haryana approves formation of new municipal corporation in Manesar

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government on Wednesday decided to constitute a new municipal corporation (MC) at Manesar in Gurugram district by including 29 adjoining villages in it.

Will take over toll plazas, bang utensils during 'Mann ki Baat': Farmers

NEW DELHI: The farmers, who observed "Shradhanjali Divas" on Sunday to pay homage to those who lost their lives in their agitation against the farm laws, warned the government that they will make all the toll plazas free in Haryana between December 25-27 and will undertake a relay hunger strike.

DJB decries Haryana govt response to depleting Yamuna level

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Jal Board on Monday expressed anguish over Haryana government's abject response to the depleting levels of water in Yamuna River and hoped for a speedy solution.

Life hit in Punjab, Haryana as protesters block roads

CHANDIGARH: Activists from various farmer, civil society and employee organisations on Tuesday held widespread protests in Punjab and Haryana against the new farm laws which, they say, will destroy livelihoods.

Punjab state Kisan wing of AAP announces compensation for Rs 2 lakh to family of martyr Gajjan Singh

Khattar could have used official channels or call on my mobile: Capt Amarinder Singh

CHANDIGARH: Trashing the so-called call records released by his Haryana counterpart as complete fraud, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Sunday said flaunting a page of his own office register cannot condone ML Khattar’s lies, and if he really wanted to connect, he could easily have used official channels or called up on the mobile phone.

2L more set to reach Delhi in 40km-long cavalcade

CHANDIGARH: The largest among the 31 farm organizations in Punjab protesting the central government's Farm Laws set out for Delhi on Saturday in a cavalcade that stretches for 40 km as they resumed their onward journey from Haryana's Jind town where they made a night halt under the open skies.

Govt used brutal force against farmers, violation of human rights: Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa

CHANDIGARH: Shiromani Akali Dal (Democratic) president and Rajya Sabha MP  Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa on Friday has written to the Chairperson, National Human Rights Commission, New Delhi, against the centre and Haryana governments, for the brutality on the farmers who headed to protest peacefully ahead of their ‘Delhi Chalo’ march on November 26 and 27 against the centre’s anti-farmer agricultural laws.

Adamant protesting farmers resume journey towards Delhi

CHANDIGARH: Braving chilly night under the open skies, thousands of protesting farmers from Punjab and Haryana gathered in Panipat town, resumed their onward journey on tractor-trailers on Friday towards the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's new agriculture laws.

Haryana's use of force against farmers assault on their constitutional right to protest: Amarinder

CHANDIGARH: Strongly condemning the use of brutal force by Haryana in a futile bid to stop the agitating farmers from going to Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh termed it an assault on their constitutional and democratic right to protest, and urged the Delhi government to earmark for them a place to sit peacefully to highlight their concerns on the Farm Laws.

Punjab CM warns BJP against pushing farmers to brink

CHANDIGARH: Strongly condemning Haryana's forcible attempts to stop farmers from marching to Delhi in protest against the farm laws, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday warned the BJP-led government against pushing them to the brink.

Braving tear-gas shells, farmers close to Delhi

CHANDIGARH: Tens of thousands of farmers on Thursday practically rose up in arms as they braved tear-gas shells and water cannons, managed to break police barricades at several places in Haryana while heading to the national capital to lodge their protest over the Centre's farm laws.

Hold Punjab, Haryana CMs liable for stubble burning: AAP

NEW DELHI: Senior Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi Marlena said on Monday that the Environment Committee of Delhi Assembly, of which she is the chairperson, met the Air Quality Commission and demanded strict action against Punjab and Haryana governments for burning stubble.

Haryana passes Bill to make 75 pc reservation mandatory for state youth

CHANDIGARH: Emulating the Himachal Pradesh government, the Haryana government on Thursday passed a Bill in the legislative assembly that provides a 75 per cent quota in private sector jobs to people belonging to the state.

Major bureaucratic reshuffle in Haryana

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Government has issued transfer and posting orders of 34 IAS and two HCS officers with immediate effect.

Haryana CM appoints retired IAS officer his Chief Principal Secretary

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Government has appointed a retired IAS officer, Mr. D.S. Dhesi as Chief Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Haryana against a newly created post with immediate effect.

Farm laws: AAP to 'gherao' Khattar's Karnal residence on Sunday

NEW DELHI: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday announced it would hold a protest outside Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar's residence in Karnal on Sunday morning over the new farm laws.

‘Is there Jungle Raj in Haryana?’ asks Capt Amarinder after Anil Vij says Rahul won’t be allowed to enter state

CHANDIGARH: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Friday dismissed Haryana Minister Anil Vij’s threat to not allow Rahul Gandhi to enter the state as a futile move to stifle the voice of an angry nation, and warned that such dictatorial steps would only strengthen the resolve of the Congress to fight for the rights of the farmers.

Haryana Government Has Decided To Extend The Last Date For Applying Of Cash Award And Bhim Awards To October 15, 2020, In The Interest Of The Players

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Government has decided to extend the last date for applying of Cash Award and Bhim Awards to October 15, 2020, in the interest of the players.

Giving information in this regard, the official spokesperson of the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs said that the outstanding sportsperson of the state were to submit applications on the basis of their achievements in the office of respective District Sports and Youth Programme Officers by August 15, 2020. However, many eligible players were unable to submit the application due to some reasons during the said time period. In view of this, the state government has decided to extend the last date for submission of applications for Cash Award and Bhima Award till October 15, 2020.

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