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Govt writes to farmer unions inviting them for next round of talks, asks them to choose date

Agriculture Ministry Joint Secretary said the Centre is making all efforts to find appropriate solution to resolve all the issues raised by the farmers with an open mind.

21 Dec 2020

Muslim man converts before marrying a Hindu, couple under Haryana Police protection

Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij had last week said the state government has set up a three-member committee to draft a law against 'love jihad'.

02 Dec 2020

Haryanvis first: State Assembly passes bill on 75 per cent job quota in private sector for locals

The bill was tabled by Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala in the state assembly.

06 Nov 2020

President Kovind gives assent to three farm bills amid country-wide farmers' protest

At least a dozen opposition parties along with the farmers have been protesting the three bills, which were passed in haste amid empty Opposition benches in Rajya Sabha.

28 Sep 2020

Induction of Rafale jets into IAF crucial considering atmosphere on border: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said induction of Rafale jets into the IAF is crucial considering the kind of atmosphere being created along India's border.

11 Sep 2020

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Monsoon session

Haryana on Monday recorded 1074 fresh cases of virus infection, taking the state's tally to 55,460.

24 Aug 2020

Five bravehearts, five moving tales: Punjab and Himachal prepare to honour Ladakh martyrs

Labh Singh, father of one of the martyrs Gurpreet Singh, was inconsolable and could not give an answer when asked by anybody about his son or when his body would arrive.

17 Jun 2020

Punjab seeks over Rs 80,000 crore aid from Centre to 'save lives and secure livelihoods'

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a memorandum to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed towards a 'large-scale devastation and distress' caused to the state due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

16 Jun 2020

Four Mumbai returnees test positive in Himachal, three confirmed cases in Punjab

Meanwhile four foreigners who entered the hill state from Leh detained. They along with an Asha worker who also tested positive have been shifted to the isolation ward of Government Rajindra Hospita.

23 May 2020

After villages, urban areas of Punjab seal localities, self isolate with strict restrictions

Except for the milk vendors, nobody else is allowed to enter these localities. 

05 Apr 2020

Punjab, Haryana and Himachal on standstill as protests by Dalits against Supreme Court order on the SC/ST Act

The India-Pakistan bus service was also disrupted. The Lahore-bound bus from Delhi was stranded at Sirhind and the Delhi-bound bus from Lahore got stuck at Amritsar.

02 Apr 2018

Haryana BJP state chief’s son arrested for stalking IAS officer's daughter 

Two persons, including the son of Haryana's BJP chief, were arrested and released on bail soon after for allegedly stalking a girl here, police said today.

05 Aug 2017

Shimla rape: Accused murdered in jail, mob ransacks police station

A Class X student was raped and murdered at the Kotkhai area of Shimla district on July 4 after she took a lift in a vehicle driven by one of the accused Rajender.

20 Jul 2017