Tuesday, 4 October, 2022

Topic: Haryana

Homes razed, families angry, defiant — Haryana’s ‘economic crackdown’ on drug peddlers, gangsters

A number of 'illegal' financial assets of criminals have been demolished this year by the state’s civic authorities in coordination with the police, and 'according to the law’.

Rain chokes Haryana’s basmati belt, farmers agitate to sell crop directly to rice mill owners

Farmers struggle to store early basmati harvest as mandis are closed due to strike by arhtiyas. Unless properly stored, grains begin sprouting leading to losses for farmers.

Could be part of ‘conspiracy’, says Haryana women’s panel chief on why she told cop to ‘get out’

Renu Bhatia alleged that officer wasn't supposed to attend the hearing and could've been involved in a ‘conspiracy’ with one of the parties in a marital dispute case.

Mafia attacks police during raid at mining site in Haryana’s Nuh again, 50 people booked

In July, DSP Surendra Singh Bishnoi was mowed down by a truck at a site where he was probing illegal mining in Haryana’s Nuh.

‘Thara fufa jinda hai’ — 102-yr-old Haryana man, declared ‘dead’, fights for pension renewal

Duli Chand of Rohtak, Haryana says he hasn't received his old-age pension since 2 March and has been trying to prove that he is alive for the past six months.

100 searches, 30 yrs, 4 states – How Haryana murderer and actor Pasha was arrested

Pasha has lived many lives in one – he was in the Army, he was accused of robbery and murder, and he acted in 28 films. But the past catches up.

Five unidentified gunmen kill BJP leader Sukhbir at a cloth showroom in Gurugram

The incident occurred in Gurugram's Sadar Bazar area. Police have started investigating CCTV footage & other evidence.

Wrapped in BJP flag, Sonali Phogat’s body cremated in Hisar, 16-yr-old daughter lights pyre

Poll rival-turned-party colleague Kuldeep Bishnoi and Haryana BJP minister Kamal Gupta were present at funeral. With kin alleging murder, Goa Police have arrested 2 of Phogat's aides.

‘Don’t be alarmed yet’, scientists say as they probe paddy stunting in 4 states

Mystery disease cause for worry in high rice-yielding states of Punjab, Haryana, western UP, and Uttarakhand. Experts to rule out possible causes through DNA, RNA sequencing tests.

‘Let’s teach police a lesson’ — illegal miners who ran over DSP ‘threatened his team with gun’

Tauru DSP Surendra Singh, 59, who was due to retire in three months, was mowed down Tuesday by a dumper allegedly carrying illegally mined stones in Haryana's Nuh.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


The LCH is designed with stealth features such as reduced visual, aural, radar and infrared signatures | Photo: IAF

Prachand, India’s new Light Combat Helicopter, doesn’t yet have main arsenal or protection suite

IAF inducted new helicopter Monday, but it'll get anti-tank guided missile only by mid-2023, while air-to-air missiles haven't yet been ordered, it is learnt.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.