Monday, 4 July, 2022
TopicHaryana

Topic: Haryana

Stolen glances to stolen lives: Stories behind the ‘honour killings’ of Rajasthan, Haryana

The news often reports ‘honour killing’ incidents, but what’s usually missing is the stories of the couples, their families, and how love can generate murderous hate.

Too many IAS chief secretaries, not enough posts — Indian states have a problem

Haryana just promoted seven IAS officers to top scale of chief secretary — taking the total to 20. This is a pan-India practice.

Punjab & Haryana’s 2009 policy to save water worsened air pollution, says ISRO study

The 2009 Act brought in by Punjab and Haryana had no impact on groundwater, shifted the crop harvesting window and stubble burning patterns to low wind season, worsening pollution.

‘Beaten up, bound for days, tortured’ — Assam worker accuses Haryana IPS, wife of bonded labour

The worker, a native of Mangaldoi, said she was tortured between March 2021 and February this year at IPS officer’s Panchkula residence. She is under treatment at Safdarjung Hospital.

This 12-year-old was abducted, married to 52-yr-old. Her rescue exposed ‘child bride’ racket

Police operation to rescue 12-year-old UP girl 'kidnapped & forced into marriage' with Haryana man unearths 'multi-state racket' feeding trend spawned by state's skewed sex ratio.

Aparna isn’t even the first Yadav to break away: 9 times politics came before family in India

SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav’s daughter-in-law Aparna Yadav moving to BJP has brought the spotlight on political family splits. Such cases have been seen across states and parties.

Haryana govt invokes law to stop health workers from going on strike for next 6 months

Doctors in the Haryana Tuesday suspended OPD work in support of their demands. Govt invoked the stringent Essential Services Maintenance Act, declaring the stir illegal.

In Haryana tragedy, deadly mix of ‘illegal mining’, disputed leases & a village of dependents

Dadam mining zone, comprising 48 hectares in the middle of protected forests, has been lucrative as well as controversial over the years. The landslide last week has led to more questions.

1 still trapped in Haryana mining site disaster, panel formed to probe irregularities

NDRF and SDRF teams continue rescue work overnight. Panel under district magistrate to probe mining activities in the Dadam mining zone by Goverdhan Mines and Minerals.

Army called for rescue as many still trapped after landslide at Haryana mining site, 4 dead  

Mining work in Haryana’s Dadam and Khanak Pahari area resumed Friday, after a two-month ban, imposed by NGT due to pollution, was lifted Thursday.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
×