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  • Helmet must for women riders in Haryana

    Chandigarh: To ensure the safety of women while driving, Haryana on Thursday made the wearing of a helmet mandatory for women riding two-wheelers. A decision in this regard has been taken following directions from the Punjab and Haryana High Court to ensure compliance of provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act of 1988, a spokesperson for the state Transport Department told IANS.

  • Rewari rape case: AAP Haryana chief offers Rs 20 lakh compensation to any BJP leader who gets raped by 10 people

    Chandigarh: AAP’s Haryana unit chief Naveen Jaihind Tuesday provoked a controversy over the alleged gang rape of a woman in the state, saying he will give Rs 20 lakh to any BJP leader who gets sexually assaulted by 10 people. Jaihind, the husband of Delhi Commission for Women chairperson Swati Maliwal, made the remarks while condemning the BJP government in Haryana for giving only Rs 2 lakh as compensation to the

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    Haryana: Class 9 student arrested for murder of Class XI boy in Panchkula school

    Panchkula: A class 9 student of a government school here was arrested on Monday for getting his schoolmate killed. The victim, a class XI student was stabbed to death by the accomplices of the accused he got into a fight with. He was killed outside the premises of the school situated in Sector 7 of the vicinity.

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    Haryana: 19-year-old CBSE topper allegedly gang-raped by three men, accused still absconding

    Rewari: Three men accused of raping a 19-year-old student after drugging her in Haryana’s Mahendergarh district are on the run, police said Friday, two days after the teen was allegedly abducted from a bus-stop in Kanina town on her way back from a coaching centre. The mother of the young woman, a school topper who was felicitated by the government, said more than three youths were involved in her daughter’s gangrape. She said

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    Haryana: 6 killed, one injured in car accident in Rewari   

    Chandigarh: Six people were killed when their car hit a road divider, then a tree and finally crashed into a truck on Jaipur-Delhi national highway in Rewari district of Haryana Sunday morning, police said.  The accident occurred when the driver of the car lost control over the vehicle, they said.  A woman was admitted to PGIMS, Rohtak, in a greviously injured condition, a police official said. “The dead included two women and

  • ‘Caste’ agitations rooted in failed system

    Dominant peasant castes occupying significant space in the economy and polity in their respective States are not giving up the battle for quotas. The Marathas are once again up-in-arms against the State demanding reservation in educational institutions and government jobs, an agitation that has often turned violent. In Gujarat, the Patidar agitation is on the verge of reviving with the detention of Hardik Patel. The Jats of Haryana and Rajasthan and Kapus

  • Man beaten to death in Haryana’s Palwal over suspicion of cattle theft, 1 arrested

    Chandigarh: A man was allegedly beaten to death on suspicion of cattle theft in Palwal district of Haryana, police said today. The unidentified victim was caught by three brothers on the intervening night of August 2 and 3 while he was allegedly trying to steal cattle from the yard belonging to their father, Shradharam in Bahrola village, Palwal Sadar Police Station SHO Devender told PTI over phone.

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    #JusticeForGoat: These guys should be given capital punishment, says ‘Satyameva Jayate’ actor John Abraham

    When John Abraham is angry few would dare to cross his path. He will be seen in Milap Zaveri’s Satyamev Jayate, fighting against corruption in the police force as a crusader for justice, but the star is also a crusader in real life too – for the rights of women and animals. Last week a pregnant goat was allegedly sexually assaulted (on July 25) by eight men

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    Haryana: Priest arrested after videos of him allegedly raping women surface online

    Tohana (Haryana): A 60-year-old priest from Tohana town in Fatehabad district was arrested on Friday after videos of him allegedly raping women surfaced online. Speaking to ANI, Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Jogind Sharma said that initially they got a tip-off about the Baba Balaknath Temple priest and his alleged acts.

  • Yogendra Yadav accused PM Modi of targeting his family after IT raids at sister’s nursing home

    New Delhi: Swaraj India leader Yogendra Yadav today alleged that an income-tax raid was conducted at his sisters’ hospital premises in Rewari with an intent to “intimidate” and “silence” him as he had launched an agitation for fair crop price for farmers and against liquor shops in that city in Haryana. Yadav, who started his campaign with a ‘padyatra’ (march) two days ago, took to Twitter to allege that the Modi government

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    AAP celebration has been short lived

    Delhi is one of the smallest states of the Indian Union, perhaps smaller than many small states like Haryana, Jharkhand, Uttaranchal or Chhattisgarh. However, this capital state keeps hitting national media headlines, perhaps because it happens to be the city that happens to be the seat of the Union Government, and secondly, because it is run by one of the most vocal politicians, Arvind Kejriwal. The founder-president of the ruling Aam Aadmi

  • Learn etiquette, scoffed Khattar advises scribes

    Sirsa (Haryana) : Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar was seen indulging in a heated argument with a journalist earlier in the day. Speaking to media here, a scoffed Khattar told a journalist to learn etiquettes, and added that the role of media was to ask questions, and not level allegations.

  • Two directors of online gambling firm held in Haryana

    Mumbai, The cyber wing of Mumbai Crime Branch has arrested two absconding directors of an online gambling company, from Gurugram in Haryana, police said today. The accused- Ramesh Chourasia (56) and his son Anchal Chourasia (30)- both directors of Gameking India Pvt Ltd were arrested by the crime branch on Monday, a senior police official said. The duo hails from Tardeo in central Mumbai and Anchal is a software engineer by profession,

  • Senior Haryana bureaucrat Sunil Gulati denies sexual harassment charges

    Rohtak (Haryana): Haryana Additional Chief Secretary Sunil Gulati on Monday denied the sexual harassment allegations levied against him by a 28-year-old woman IAS officer. Gulati said he is ready to face a probe and is even willing to take lie-detection test.