Haryana

Nikita Tomar Murder Case: Prime accused Tauseef, aide convicted for murder

The verdict in the infamous Nikita Tomar murder case was delivered on Wednesday by a fast-track court in Faridabad. Prime accused Tauseef and another man Rehan have been held guilty for murder by the court, whereas the third accused in the case Azharuddin has been acquitted. The quantum of punishment for the convicts will be...

Delhi Police seeks Kejriwal govt’s nod to use 9 stadiums for detaining protesting farmers

The Delhi Police have sought Arvind Kejriwal government’s permission to convert nine stadiums in the national capital into temporary jails. The permission has been sought as thousands of farmers protesting against the Centre’s contentious farm laws continue their march towards Delhi. The agitating farmers have braved police batons, tear gas and water cannons while breaking...

Pradeep Singh tops civil services exam

August 4, 2020, proved to be a life-altering day for 29-year-old Pradeep Singh. The son of a farmer from Sonipat district of Haryana, Pradeep Singh, emerged as the topper of the UPSC civil services exam, the results for which were declared today. He topped the list of 829 candidates who have qualified for the prestigious...

After Rajasthan cops return empty-handed from Haryana, Congress says it has the numbers in Rajasthan

Days after the Haryana Police made the Rajasthan Special Operations Group (SOG) team wait hours outside the resort in Manesar where Congress leader Sachin Pilot and his team were camped, the Congress in Rajasthan reiterated that it has the numbers to stay in power. Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyavas told media that they had the number...

Jilted lover kills popular TikTok star from Haryana, stuffs her body in cabinet, keeps her alive virtually days later

A man in Haryana killed a popular TikTok star whom he had been stalking for sometime. He then kept her alive virtually by posting videos and updates to her family on her behalf from her account making them believe that she was alright. Media reports said that Shivani Khubiyan, a resident of Sonipat in Haryana...

IAF helicopter makes emergency landing on expressway in Haryana

An Indian Air Force helicopter made an emergency landing on an expressway in Haryana after it developed a technical snag on Friday, officials said. There was no injury to anyone or damage to any property, they said. “A Cheetah helicopter was proceeding from Hindan to Halwara for a routine Air Force task. Approximately 14NM (nautical...

Angry after married daughter elopes with lover, man hacks two to death

Furious over married daughter eloping with her paramour, a father from Haryana hacked two people to death in Rajasthan’s Jhunjhunu district. One of the persons killed in the incident was the brother of the woman’s paramour.    The accused has been identified as Anil Jat. He killed Deepak Kumar (20) and his friend Naresh Kumar...

Viral: TikTok star turned BJP politician Sonali Phogat beats official in Haryana

In a video gone viral on social media, TikTok star-turned BJP politician Sonali Phogat can be seen beating an official in Haryana and hurling abuses at him, allegedly over a comment he made. The incident took place on Friday when Phogat was inspecting a farmer’s market. The man seen in the video is Sultan Singh,...

CBI files case against rice firm for defrauding SBI to the tune of Rs 100 cr

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a case against a Haryana-based firm and its directors for defrauding the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of over Rs 100 crore. The FIR by the central probe agency has been registered on the complaint from SBI against Shakti Basmati Rice Private Limited in...

Not violated lockdown guidelines by playing cricket: Manoj Tiwari

Under fire for allegedly violating lockdown rules and social distancing norms by playing cricket, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari has denied any wrongdoing. Speaking to a news agency, Tiwari said he went for the game only after the Union home ministry allowed the stadiums to reopen. “I have always followed social distancing, lockdown norms. MHA...

12 Gujaratis among 161 Indians to be deported by US

Twelve Gujaratis are among the 161 Indians who will be deported by the United States this week. Most of them had entered the US from its southern border with Mexico and have already exhausted all their legal options. A special chartered flight will take them to Punjab’s Amritsar. Among those on the list to be...
55-year-old man dies while trying to escape hospital’s isolation ward using bed sheets

55-year-old man dies while trying to escape hospital’s isolation ward using bed sheets

A 55-year-old man from Panipat in Haryana, a suspected case of coronavirus, died in an attempt to escape from the sixth-floor isolation ward of a hospital. The man fell from a window of Kalpana Chawla Medical College in Karnal at around 4 am on Monday. He had fashioned a rope using bedsheets and plastic packets...