Haryana: FIR against two for raping woman constable


Haryana: FIR against two for raping woman constable. An FIR has been registered against two persons after a woman constable with Haryana police accused them of raping, blackmailing and thrashing her. The head constable has alleged that the two accused have been raping her since June 2014. An FIR has also been registered against three other people for blackmailing

Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim's bail plea Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim’s bail plea

Panchkula CBI court rejects Dera Sacha Sauda chief Ram Rahim’s bail plea. The Panchkula Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Thursday rejected the bail plea of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim. Ram Rahim was sentenced to 20 years jail-term in 2017, after being convicted for raping two women in 2002.The rape case was registered by the CBI in

Northern States to set up common secretariat to tackle drug menace

Northern States to set up common secretariat to tackle drug menace. The Chief Ministers of the Northern States on Monday unanimously decided to set up a common secretariat in Punchkula to tackle the issue of drug menace in their respective states. The announcement was made by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar after a meeting along with the Punjab Chief Minister

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water

Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusec of water. The water level of Yamuna river in the national capital is expected to rise further as 21,006 Cusec of water has been released from the Hathani Kund Barrage on Tuesday night. The water was released by Haryana at 10 pm. The water level in Yamuna river in

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin

Haryana Govt grants Rs 8-lakh to Alwar lynching victim’s kin. The Haryana Government has granted a sum of Rs 8 lakh to the kin of Rakbar Khan who died in the Alwar lynching case. Rakbar was a native of Kolgaon village in Rajasthan. Two cheques have been given of Rs 5 lakh and 3 lakh

34 minors raped at Bihar shelter home: Police
Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape

Haryana: 60-year-old Priest arrested for rape. 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.

Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi
Heavy rain in Punjab, Himachal, Delhi

Ending a week-long dry spell, rains lashed many parts of Punjab and Haryana today. Chandigarh received heavy downpour and the mercury dropped by a few notches, a Meteorological Department official said here. In Haryana, Panchkula, Ambala, Yamunanagar, Hisar, Sirsa and Narnaul were among other places that received rains. Mohali, Ropar, Ludhiana and Gurdaspur in Punjab

Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM
Fingers pointed at women will be chopped off: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said that if anyone dares to point fingers at women, their fingers will be chopped off. Khattar further said that people accused of rape and molestation in Haryana will not be allowed to avail benefits from state schemes. “Hamare yaha ek bhi behen beti ki taraf agar koi ungli

Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested
Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested

Gurugram: Sex racket busted, 6 foreigners among 15 arrested. 15 people including 6 foreigners were arrested after cops raided a spa centre in Gurugram on Wednesday. According to Gurugram police, those arrested were running a sex racket in the garb of a massage parlour in the posh Cyber City area.Police have registered an FIR against

Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram
Govt plans new city larger than Chandigarh next to Gurugram

GURUGRAM: The Haryana government is planning a new city next to Gurugram in the National Capital Region to boost the potential of the region. This new city which will be developed in a public-private partnership (PPP) model is expected to be larger than Chandigarh and will be spread across at least 50,000 hectares. The Haryana

Sapna Chaudhary ‘okay’ with BJP leader’s ‘thumkewali’ remark

Sapna Chaudhary ‘okay’ with BJP leader’s ‘thumkewali’ remark. Haryanvi dancer Sapna Chaudhary said she does not seek an apology from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ashwini Kumar Chopra and is ‘okay’ with him calling her a ‘thumkewali’ (dancer). Soon after Sapna reportedly visited UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s office on Sunday, Chopra said the Congress party

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD
Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD

Monsoon activity revives; likely to reach central and N India this week: IMD   New Delhi, June 24 (PTI) A India Meteorological Department (IMD) data has revealed that less than 25 per cent of the country received normal or excess rains till now, with the weatherman today saying that monsoon activity has revived over the

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport

Dusty weather leads to flight cancellations at Chandigarh airport. Low visibility due to dusty weather conditions led to cancellations of flights at the Chandigarh International Airport today, with the meteorological department saying that the situation would improve only by tomorrow afternoon. “No flight landed or took off from Chandigarh (airport) until today afternoon due to

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges

Senior Haryana bureaucrat denies sexual harassment charges. 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. “It’s my duty to train my staff. It’s up

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post

Haryana : Female IAS officer alleges sexual harassment by senior through FB post. On Sunday, Haryana woman IAS officer alleged sexual harrassment by her senior. The officer posted on social media and gave the details of incident.According to the FB post, she had been ‘threatened’ by the senior male official on May 22. Here is

Ready for 'One Nation, One Election': Akhilesh
Ready for ‘One Nation, One Election’: Akhilesh

 Samajwadi Party Chief Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday gave his approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘One Nation, One Election’ proposal. In reply to a question pertaining to Uttar Pradesh (UP) chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s backing for the proposal, Yadav said, “We are ready for one nation one election. Start your preparations from 2019; we are

Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16
Jats threaten to oppose state govt programmes from Aug 16

Chandigarh – Jat community members in Haryana on Saturday threatened to oppose programmes attended by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his ministers for not implementing quota in government jobs and education and not withdrawing cases filed in connection with the 2016 quota stir. At a Jat Mahasabha organised in Jassia village in Rohtak district, the

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana

Mob thrashes temple manager for molesting minor in Haryana. Locals thrashed a temple manager for allegedly molesting a minor girl in Haryana‘s Yamunanagar city. The Manager of Yamunanagar’s Shani Mandir temple’s committee was thrashed and was stripped down to his underwear by people after he allegedly molested the girl, who was working in the temple,

Fuel prices hit fresh record high in several metropolitan cities
Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide

Petrol, Diesel prices hiked nationwide. Petrol and diesel prices across the country received a substantial hike, with the former set to cost Rs 75 per litre in the national capital with effect from 6:00 am on Wednesday.The hike is all set to burn a bigger hole in commuters’ pockets across the nation, as petrol will

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after 'Jat King': Haryana FM
Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM

Rename Aligarh Muslim University after ‘Jat King’: Haryana FM. Amid the controversy surrounding the Aligarh Muslim University, Haryana Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu wants the varsity to be renamed after Raja Mahendra Pratap, also known as ‘Jat King.’ “The picture of the one who broke the nation into pieces hangs inside Aligarh Muslim University’s campus, but