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AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar 'CM of Punjabis'

AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar ‘CM of Punjabis’

AAP workers detained in Haryana for calling Khattar ‘CM of Punjabis’. About 70 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers were allegedly detained in Haryana late on Friday night for calling Manohar Lal Khattar “a Chief Minister of Punjabis”, the party claimed on Saturday.The AAP claimed the workers were detained allegedly for their Facebook posts claiming the

Khattar, Kejriwal pledge to fight smog in 2018

Chandigarh, Nov 15, Chief Ministers Manohar Lal Khattar of Haryana and Arvind Kejriwal of Delhi on Wednesday met for nearly 90 minutes here and agreed to take steps to prevent a repeat of smog in the National Capital Region (NCR) next year. “We … are happy to have had a very fruitful meeting at Chandigarh.

SC verdict on SYL will have to be accepted by all: Khattar

Panchkula: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar LalKhattar today said since India is a democratic country the Supreme Court’s verdict on the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal issue “will have to be accepted by all”. “The present government had vigorously pursued the SYL case and got the hearing fast-tracked in the Supreme Court on presidential reference. It

Adopt villages for Swachhta Abhiyaan: Khattar to universities

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today urged state and private universities to adopt at least five villages each for achieving the goal of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. He also said they should later set a target to adopt all villages in a block for the same purpose. The government would give a special reward

Centre for research on Saraswati river to be set up: Khattar

Chandigarh:The Haryana government approved Rs 20 lakh to set up a centre for research on Saraswati river in Kurukshetra University. The decision was taken after the Haryana Saraswati Heritage Development Board, which met under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar here. Khattar said that extensive research on both scientific and cultural aspect of

Why is Hooda scared if he is innocent, asks Khattar

Gurgaon:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday asked why his predecessor Bhupinder Singh Hooda was scared of a CBI probe into the Gurgaon land scandal if he was innocent. Khattar said the Central Bureau of Investigation has been conducting an independent probe into the 400 acre fraud near Manesar. Khattar said Hooda has

Gurgaon Development Authority to come up soon: Khattar

Gurgaon: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Monday announced a Gurgaon Development Authority (GDA) will soon come up for better and faster development projects in the city. Addressing a press conference here, he said that the GDA will be formed soon and formation process will start from the ‘Haryana Day’ (November 1). The state

Khattar, party MLAs ride bicycles to Assembly

Chandigarh:  Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar along with his cabinet ministers and party MLAs today cycled to the Legislative Assembly here in a bid to encourage people to opt for eco-friendly transportation. 62-year-old Khattar Khattar and many others rode bicycles to cover the short distance of over one km from the chief minister’s residence


Khattar asks officers to accelerate speed of work on highways

Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister ManoharLal Khattar today directed PWD officials to coordinate with the National Highways Authority of India to accelerate the work on National Highways in the state. The Chief Minister, who was presiding over a meeting to review the progress of works of National Highways here, exhorted the officials of Public Works (Building

Off the cuff

Coffee with Captain but no serving! Poll strategist Prashant Kishor, through his team IPAC, has introduced some components in PPCC president Captain Amarinder Singh’s campaign for 2017 Vidhan Sabha polls, of which one is ‘Coffee with Captain.’ Call it the innocence of our people that everywhere when they go to attend the event, they return

Khattar orders suspension of officials over dereliction of duty

Chandigarh: While taking a serious note of dereliction of duty by two officers and two officials, the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar ordered disciplinary action against both officers and suspension of both officials. The Chief Minister was reviewing the complaints received at CM Window in a meeting, here on Monday. He ordered disciplinary action against

95 pc population has been enrolled under Aadhaar: Khattar

Karnal: Haryana Chief Minister ManoharLal Khattar today said 95 per cent of the population has been enrolled under Aadhaar in the state so far. “People are getting full benefits of the government schemes on the basis of Aadhaar card,” Khattar said while addressing a public meeting here today. As per 2011 Census, Haryana’s total population

CM Khattar underlines significance of yoga

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday underlined the significance of Yoga in our lives saying that with practice of yoga, our mind, body and intellect thrive in harmony which adds passion and enthusiasm in life. Also, it acts as a stress buster. The Chief Minister was addressing the participants at concluding day function of

Hooda vacates his official residence in Chandigarh

Chandigarh: Former chief minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda vacated his governmental residence at sector 7 in Chandigarh, on Tuesday. Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has allotted the house to congress MLA Lalit Nagar. According to the information, Hooda shifted from house number 70 in sector 7 to MLA flats in sector 3. Few days

Haryana CM visits Uttarakhand for water supply project revival

Dehradun: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar visited the site of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in Uttrakhand, which was discontinued in 1992 for want of funds. Khattar spoke to union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti about the project, officials said. The Planning Commission in 1976 had accorded approval for construction of this dam, which was to