Sunday, 23 September, 2018

Topic: Haryana

Day before Ayushman Bharat launch, Haryana asks where are the beneficiaries

A pilot of Ayushman Bharat struggles with enrolment numbers as Haryana is yet to locate beneficiaries. Modi’s pet project will be launched Sunday.

All the Hindus and Muslims in this Haryana village are in on a terrible secret

Villagers of Titoli, which has a majority Jat population, deny reports that its Muslim members were asked to get rid of religious identity markers.
Protests against the Rewari gang rape case | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

Haryana is gang-rape capital of India, but its politicians just don’t seem to care

Between CM Khattar calling a double murder and gang-rape case ‘trivial’ to the Congress’ constant politicking, brutal cases remain unsolved.
Protests against the Rewari gang rape case | Ravi Choudhary/PTI

Another Rewari woman alleges she was raped in Haryana’s Jind district

The woman alleged she was abducted by two men after they offered her treatment for a health condition.
The nineteen year old at the hospital | By special arrangement

Rewari gang rape is a reminder of Haryana’s toxic mix of patriarchy and porn

The assault on a 19-year-old BSc student, allegedly by over 10 men, proves yet again that the state is the most unsafe place for women in India.

19-year-old allegedly kidnapped and gang raped in Haryana’s Mahendergarh district

The woman is said to be brilliant in academics and was a CBSE topper according to reports. Rewari (Haryana): A 19-year-old woman was allegedly kidn...
File image of wrestler, Vinesh Phogat | PTI

How does Haryana top India’s medal tallies? The answer lies in history and incentives

There has been a historical bent towards agriculture and military among people of the state, both callings that equip one with deep physical resilience.
Students hold up placards during a protest against the rape in New Delhi, 2012 | Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

Kidnappings double, rape cases up as Haryana sees sharp rise in crimes against women

CM Manohar Lal Khattar tells Haryana assembly that since 2014, rapes have increased 1.5 times — from 961 cases to 1,413 till date. 
Child's hands with mehendi

It’s 2018, and Haryana is still swapping the girl child for marriage

An age-old ritual of exchanging brides is one of the biggest challenges the state faces in its battle to restore the girl child's rights.
President Ram Nath Kovind

Satya Pal Malik appointed J&K governor, three new faces in Raj Bhavans

While the centre appointed three new governors, four were transferred in the within different states.

Christian priests accused of rape: Isolated events or eroding credibility of Indian church?

While allegations against Bishop Franco Mulakkal are under investigation, there is pressure on Bishops' Council to initiate a full-fledged probe. Experts weigh in.