Tag: Haryana

PG medical courses will have no quota this year in Haryana

Medical colleges in Haryana, as per the state government rules, will have no reservation for students belonging to the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes and backwards classes in admission to the postgraduate courses (MD/MS/PG Diploma and MDS) this year. A proposal in November 2016 by Department of Medical Education and Research (DMER)[Read More…]

Stubble Burning: 1406 farmers fined in Haryana

Authorities in Haryana have initiated action against 1406 farmers, who have defied orders on burning paddy stubble. A senior official told PTI that a total fine of Rs 13.75 lakh has been collected on Saturday. Many farmers in Haryana and the neighbouring Punjab have continued with the practice, leading to[Read More…]

Bye Bye Gurgaon, Namaste Gurugram

With the centre approving the name change on Wednesday, Gurgaon has now officially been rechristened as Gurugram. The announcement was made by Haryana chief minister, Manohar Lal Khattar shortly after he presided over the first meeting of the state-level Swarna Jayanti (golden jubilee) celebrations committee in Panchkula. “From now on,[Read More…]

Almost 4,000 cases of malaria, ‘biryani policing’ are small incidents for Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar

Haryana’s chief minister termed 4,443 cases of malaria being reported from Mewat district as “small incidents.” Releasing the official logo for his government’s ‘Haryana golden jubilee celebrations featuring the ‘Gita sandesh (message of the Gita)’ chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday also ignored questions related to “biryani sampling” before leaving in[Read More…]

Raped for “eating beef”

In another shocking attack by ‘self-proclaimed cow vigilantes,’ a Muslim woman was gang raped for allegedly “eating beef.” The 20-year-old and her 14-year-old cousin were attacked by a group of men who trespassed into their home in Mewat, Haryana, and murdered their uncle and aunt before sexually assaulting the female victims[Read More…]





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