Friday, 16 November, 2018

Topic: Haryana

Abhay Singh Chautala

Haryana has a flashback as OP Chautala’s sons fight it out over father’s legacy

Former Haryana chief minister OP Chautala also rose to political prominence after a battle of supremacy with brother Ranjit Singh.
File photo of Dushyant Chautala | Facebook

Family feud in INLD takes a dire turn, OP Chautala expels grandsons Dushyant and Digvijay

The feud between the brothers and their uncle Abhay Chautala is likely to intensify, because their jailed father Ajay is getting out on parole Saturday.
Self-styled godman Rampal | PTI

Why godmen seem to get away with murder in Punjab and Haryana

North India has emerged as the epicentre of colourful and blingy babas who make practice of religion simpler, with fewer lifestyle restrictions.
Representational image | Commons

Haryana has not only fought its female foeticide but is also helping Punjab’s girls live

In 2011 census, Haryana had the worst sex ratio (830), while Punjab was second (842). By 2017, Haryana rose to 914, while Punjab only managed 892.
Dushyant Chautala

History repeats itself in INLD family feud, now Dushyant Chautala invokes Devi Lal

Hisar MP, reportedly suspended from the INLD Thursday, tells workers not to lose hope until jailed patriarch O.P. Chautala conveys an official decision.
Straw being burnt in a paddy field in Punjab | YouTube

Good news for Delhi? Sharp reduction in stubble burning incidents in Punjab & Haryana

The state governments’ initiative to reduce the practice of stubble burning, which is said to cause the smog in Delhi-NCR, seems to have worked well. ...

No jobs for us: Haryana men thrashed by sisters say clean chit for sexual abuse hasn’t helped

Deepak, Kuldeep and Mohit were accused by two sisters, labelled the 'Rohtak bravehearts', of sexual harassment in a Haryana Roadways bus.
File image of Suhaib Ilyasi | YouTube

No longer India’s Most Wanted: The rise and fall of Suhaib Ilyasi

The Delhi High Court Friday ruled that Ilyasi did not murder his wife Anju in January 2000, overturning the life sentence awarded by the trial court.

7 cops among 18 booked for allegedly raping minor and her mother in Haryana

The main accused who was an ASI rank police official raped them at their house in Kaithal last month, said the victim. Kaithal: A 16-year-old girl ...
Sir Chhotu Ram

Behind Modi’s move to unveil Sir Chhotu Ram statue is Haryana’s angry Jat population

By honouring the Jat legend, PM Modi hopes to get the community in BJP’s corner, and appease Sir Chhotu Ram’s grandson and union minister Birender Singh.
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Where I see the rise of an illiberal, irritable and sometimes petulant new India

French President Emmanuel Macron has sparked a fresh global debate on nationalism versus patriotism. Here is what I had written in August 2014. Good time to put it to a reality check.