Monday, 4 July, 2022

Topic: Haryana

Haryana Khaps angry at new marriage age and ‘runaway girls’, Mewat says 3 yrs is like 100

The Khap panchayat men’s adamant opposition to the new marriage age for women pauses only on the Muslim question. If the law is applied to Muslims as well, they say they will accept it.

‘Broken bones better’ — Gurugram woman says she jumped off moving auto to flee ‘abduction’ bid

In a series of tweets, Nishtha Paliwal says she had to take the step when the auto driver started going in a different direction, ignoring her objections. Police are yet to track him.

Haryana govt to include Bhagavad Gita verses in school syllabus

Haryana Education Minister Kanwarpal Gurjar said the decision will motivate people and help society. He said they will soon finish the work and make the inclusions in the syllabus.

Why Haryana changed creamy layer rules for OBCs, and why Rs 6 lakh income cap is controversial

Haryana has said children of those earning over Rs 6 lakh annually will be part of the creamy layer, adding that it will be the sum of all sources of income. 

I fought corruption, communalism and 17 transfers under 3 Haryana CMs: Ex-IAS officer

I could not compromise the principles of democratic governance. So I took voluntary retirement in 1985 with 15 years of service left, writes MG Devasahayam.

Married coach says ‘he killed wrestler Nisha Dahiya for affair after their break-up’

Pawan Barak, wrestler Nisha Dahiya’s coach, is learnt to have said during his preliminary interrogation that he was 'infuriated' about her affair with someone else.

‘Coach called Nisha to academy, molested her, then shot her dead’, Haryana wrestler’s mother says

Nisha Dahiya & her brother Sooraj were shot dead Wednesday on the outskirts of village Halalpur, where prime suspect Pawan Kumar runs a wrestling academy.

Day after Padma Shri, Haryana wrestler starts protest in Delhi over ‘unfair’ treatment by state

Three-time ‘Deaflympics’ gold-medalist wrestler Virender Singh is seeking recognition on a par with para athletes from the Manohar Lal Khattar government.

Haryana’s deficit payment scheme still a work in progress, I learnt in my mandi visits

Farmers, farm leaders, economists and policy makers would do well to study this scheme carefully as it shows a possible path to the future.

Awareness camps, machines, inspection — how Haryana’s Ambala cut farm fires by 80% in a year

Ambala saw 702 farm fires last year between 15 September and 30 October. This year, figure has fallen to 146. Numbers compare quite favourably with Haryana’s overall figures.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.


Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

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.