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Haryana News

Over one lakh workers join strike in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Feb 21 (IANS) More than one lakh workers joined the all-India industrial strike in the sprawling industrial belt here Thursday, with all four Maruti Suzuki plants closing down.

Gurgaon's Maruti Suzuki workers, others to join strike

Gurgaon, Feb 20 (IANS) All four Maruti Suzuki plants in Gurgaon will be shut Thursday as the workers will join the two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions. Workers from other leading firms will also join them, union leaders said Wednesday.

Gurgaon Maruti Suzuki workers to strike work Thursday

Gurgaon Feb 20 (IANS) All four Maruti Suzuki plants in Gurgaon will be shut Thursday as the workers will join the two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions.

Roadways worker killed as strike begins in Haryana

Ambala (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) The nationwide strike call given by various trade unions started on a tragic note after a Haryana Roadways employee was crushed under the wheels of a state roadways transport bus here early Wednesday.

INLD vice president booked for cheating

Gurgaon, Feb 18 (IANS) Gurgaon police booked Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) vice president Anant Ram Tanwar and 12 others for cheating in a 24-year-old land sale case, police said Monday.

Villagers force open Gurgaon toll plaza

Gurgaon, Feb 15 (IANS) Angry villagers forced open one of three toll plazas on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway here Friday, giving vehicles a free run without having to pay the toll tax.

Sit-in by unpaid Haryana expressway sub-contractors

Gurgaon, Feb 14 (IANS) Sub-contractors, land owners and employees of the upcoming Kundli-Palwal-Manesar (KMP) Expressway in Haryana Thursday staged a sit-in over unpaid dues near the main contractor's site office here on Delhi-Jaipur National Highway.

Haryana CM skips talks with sacked Maruti workers

Gurgaon, Feb 12 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda has rescheduled to Feb 21 his proposed meeting with sacked Maruti Suzuki workers, a trade union leader said Tuesday.

Man kills wife, self in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Feb 11 (IANS) An engineering student killed his wife and committed suicide here by hanging himself from a ceiling fan, police said Monday. He left a suicide note blaming his in-laws for the incident.

Firm manager booked for raping colleague in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Feb 9 (IANS) An executive working with a private firm here was booked for raping his colleague, police said Saturday.

IT officials raid builder's offices Delhi, Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Feb 8 (IANS) Income tax officials from Delhi Friday conducted raids at the offices of real estate developers S.S. Group here and in Delhi, said an employee of firm.

Haryana to strengthen power distribution

Gurgaon, Feb 8 (IANS) The Haryana government will spend Rs.2,500-crore on strengthening power distribution system in the state, a top official said Friday.

Haryana couple to defy Khap ruling annulling marriage

Sonipat (Haryana), Feb 7 (IANS) A newly married couple in Haryana's Sonipat district, whose marriage was annulled by a 'Khap' (community) panchayat Tuesday, have decided to defy the diktat and have approached police, seeking protection.

Mock earthquake drill ends up in fiasco in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Feb 7 (IANS) A mock earthquake drill here failed Thursday because of non-cooperation of other agencies, including an expressway contractor, volunteers have said, and added that the equipments did not work and a hospital failed to provide stretchers for dummy victims.

Mock earthquake drill to hit Gurgaon traffic

Gurgaon Feb 6 (IANS) A mock earthquake rescue drill will be held here, including on the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, Thursday and will affect traffic, an official said Wednesday.

Chhattisgarh chief minister seeks Z-plus security

Gurgaon, Feb 6 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has demanded Z-plus security provided by the elite National Security Guard (NSG), an official said here Wednesday.

NSG mulls countering futuristic IEDs

Manesar (Haryana), Feb 6 (IANS) A top National Security Guard (NSG) official Wednesday said the ingenuity of Naxalites in using IEDs in Jharkhand is worrisome.

Woman murdered in Gurgaon, body found in car

Gurgaon, Feb 4 (IANS) A woman with bullet wounds in the head was Monday found dead in a locked, abandoned stolen car here, said police.

ISKCON's 'Ratha Yatra' to be telecast live worldwide

Gurgaon, Feb 1 (IANS) For the first time, the 'Ratha Yatra' of Lord Jagannath, Balbhadra and Subhadra taken out here by the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) will be telecast live worldwide, the organisers said Friday.

On 10th death anniversary, school remembers alumna Kalpana Chawla

Karnal (Haryana), Feb 1 (IANS) From being a shy girl from this small town in Haryana to reaching out to the stars by becoming an astronaut - the life and times of NASA astronaut Kalpana Chawla were recounted Friday as her school remembered its most famous alumna on her 10th death anniversary.

Mamma Mia - for new mothers to get into shape

Gurgaon, Jan 31 (IANS) Mamma Mia, a new fitness programme, introduced by Fortis Healthcare Limited, in collaboration with international celebrity trainer Ramona Braganza aims to give new mothers a healthy way to shed post-pregnancy weight.

Gurgaon boy killed over cricket match dispute

Gurgaon, Jan 29 (IANS) A boy was Tuesday killed in a brawl during a cricket match here, police said.

Cloned buffalo gives birth to calf at Karnal

Karnal (Haryana), Jan 25 (IANS) The world's first cloned buffalo, Garima, has given birth to a female calf, scientists at the National Dairy Research Institute (NDRI) here said Friday.

British executive arrested in Gurgaon for obscenity

Gurgaon, Jan 22 (IANS) A senior British executive was arrested here for making obscene remarks in front of a woman but was later released on bail, police said Tuesday.

Gurgaon cops tracing the bomb threat mail to hotel

Gurgaon, Jan 21 (IANS) The cyber crime cell in Gurgaon was Monday investigating an email threatening bomb blasts in Delhi sent to a security officer working for five-star hotel Leela Kempinski here, police said.

Khaps caution Arya Samaj temples against same-gotra weddings

Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 20 (IANS) Notorious for pronouncing bizarre verdicts on social issues, Haryana's community councils - the khaps - Sunday asked the Arya Samaj not to solemnise at its temples weddings between couples from the same gotra (lineage) and village.

Gangster, aides held in Gurgaon after firing

Gurgaon, Jan 20 (IANS) A notorious inter-state gangster, carrying a reward of Rs.1 lakh on his arrest, and his three associates were arrested here Sunday after brief firing, police said. Three pistols and 39 live cartridges were seized.

Four held for molesting woman in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Jan 17 (IANS) Four autorickshaw drivers were arrested here Thursday for molesting and robbing a woman in a three-wheeler, police said Thursday.

Honda's new two-wheelers every quarter in India

Gurgaon, Jan 17 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Honda Thursday said it would launch every quarter new two-wheelers that combine the convenience of scooters with the mileage of motorcycles.

Sonipat rape victim dies in hospital

Rohtak (Haryana), Jan 17 (IANS) A teenaged rape victim from Haryana's Sonipat district, who had set herself on fire Jan 11, has succumbed to her injuries at the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (PGIMS) here Thursday, a doctor said.

IT department raids Vatika Group offices

Gurgaon, Jan 16 (IANS) Income Tax (IT) department sleuths Wednesday raided the business centres of real estate developers Vatika Group and its associate firms here and seized documents, including computer hard disks, a company official said.

Father in Haryana kills newly-married daughter for 'honour'

Karnal (Haryana), Jan 13 (IANS) A newly-married woman, who had been missing for the past few months, is believed to have been allegedly murdered by her own father and other relatives in this Haryana district, police said here Sunday.

Japanese national's passport, cash stolen

Gurgaon, Jan 13 (IANS) A Japanese national's bag containing his passport, credit cards, Rs.1 lakh i cash and important documents was stolen from his vehicle parked outside a mall here, police said Sunday.

Lured by Rs.1 crore lottery, student duped of Rs.2 lakh

Gurgaon, Jan 11 (IANS) Lured by a lottery prize of Rs.2 crore, a second-year bachelor of science (B.Sc.) student at the government women's college here was duped of Rs.2 lakh, a senior police official said Friday.

Two held for killing pub owner, policemen

Gurgaon, Jan 10 (IANS) Police Thursday arrested two people for killing a pub owner and two Rajasthan policemen a fortnight ago.

Hotelier Anil Madhok honoured with lifetime achievement award

Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) At a glittering event in this suburb of the national capital, Anil Madhok, managing director of Sarovar Hotels Pvt. Ltd. was felicitated with the much coveted lifetime achievement award at the Hotelier India Awards that celebrate excellence in the hospitality industry

I felt younger doing action sequences in 'Matru...' : Pankaj Kapur

Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) Veteran actor Pankaj Kapur says he had fun doing all the action sequences in "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola" and it also made him feel younger than his age.

Bhardwaj also wants to shoot in foreign locales

Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) Filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, known for making rustic, village-based dramas "Omkara", "Ishqiya", "Maqbool", "Makdee" and the latest "Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola", says he wants to shoot abroad someday.

Gurgaon citizens want parallel policing

Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IANS) Residents, RWAs, citizen forums and NGOs Wednesday came together at a workshop here in an effort to make the city safer for women and advocated a citizen police control room for parallel policing, an activist said.

Intestine transplant offer was irresponnsible: Trehan

Gurgaon, Jan 4 (IANS) Criticizing a city hospital for offering free intestinal transplant to the Delhi gang-rape victim, a leading cardiologist, who had monitored her treatment, Friday said the statement was "irresponsible" as the woman had to be stabilized first.

Gang-rape victim was alive when flown abroad: Trehan

Gurgaon, Jan 4 (IANS) The 23-year-old woman who was brutally gang-raped in Delhi last month was alive when flown to Singapore, said Naresh Trehan, chairman of Medanta Hospital which provided the air ambulance for the woman.

Gurgaon working women tell cops they feel unsafe

Gurgaon, Jan 3 (IANS) Women working in corporate sector Thursday told top police officials here during an awareness camp that they feared for their safety, even as they were asked to boldly report any incident of crime.

Three held in Gurgaon for harassing college girls

Gurgaon, Jan 2 (IANS) Three students of a distance education university were Wednesday arrested here for harassing college girls, police said.

Meat seller's son abducted, found in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Dec 31 (IANS) "Unknown people" have been booked for abducting for ransom a meat shop owner's two-year-old son who was later found abandoned here, police said Monday.

Protests in Gurgaon over Delhi gang-rape

Gurgaon, Dec 30 (IANS) Protest marches were organised Sunday by Gurgaon residents and workers seeking death penalty for the attackers in the Delhi gang-rape.

Haryana constable mowed to death

Gurgaon, Dec 30 (IANS) A Haryana Police head constable was knocked dead by an unidentified vehicle Saturday night and his body lay on the road the entire night, police said Sunday.

One arrested for murder

Gurgaon, Dec 25 (IANS) An accused in the murder of Kurukshetra University students' union president Virender Singh, who was shot dead last year, was arrested from Delhi, police said here Tuesday. This is the fourth arrest in the case.

Gurgaon residents walk for Delhi rape victim

Gurgaon, Dec 23 (IANS) Residents of Sector 15 Gurgaon Sunday organised a protest-walk to the office of the deputy commissioner, in solidarity with the gang-rape victim in Delhi. They demanded death penalty for the accused, and raised issues of policing in Gurgaon.

Nine jailed for attacking policemen in Gurgaon

Gurgaon, Dec 22 (IANS) Nine people were jailed for attacking policemen and municpal officials during a demolition drive near an Indian Air Force (IAF) ammunition depot here, police said Saturday.

Gurgaon for trouble free X-mas, New Year festivities

Gurgaon, Dec 22 (IANS) Gurgaon police Saturday stepped up efforts for trouble-free Christmas and New Year festivities and will deploy over 4,000 personnel to ensure the safety of citizens - especially women.


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