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HARYANA CABINET: Haryana Assembly winter session from Dec 22
HARYANA CABINET: Haryana Assembly winter session from Dec 22

The winter session of the Haryana Assembly will commence from December 22, said the Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday. Khattar also said that for the first time, the panches and sarpanches elected in the recent Panchayat elections will be administered oath by Gram Sanrakshaks in the Gram Sabha meeting

Minister exhorts striking employees to call off strike in larger public interest
Minister exhorts striking employees to call off strike in larger public interest

Amidst the strike by the employees of Punjabs Food and Civil Supplies Department against the Vigilance Bureaus action against some of its officials, the states Food, Civil Supplies, and Consumer Affairs Minister Lal Chand Kataruchak on Wednesday exhorted the striking employees to call off strike in the larger public interest. At

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SGPC chief asks Punjab Govt to stop release of 'Dastaan-e-Sirhind' Amritsar: SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami on Wednesday demanded from the Punjab Government to stop the release of film Dastaan-e-Sirhind saying that the movie personifies the sahibzadas, sons of tenth Sikh Guru, due to which there is huge protest among the Sikh sangat (community).

Intl Gita Mahotsav
Intl Gita Mahotsav

The Haryana State exhibition at Purushottam Pura Bagh, Kurukshetra, at the International Gita Mahotsav has become the centre of attraction. The exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday by the President of India Droupadi Murmu, Governor Bandaru Dattatraya, and Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. The Government official spokesperson on Wednesday said that in

Govt committed to deliver welfare schemes at doorsteps in villages: Haryana CM
Govt committed to deliver welfare schemes at doorsteps in villages: Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Wednesday said that the State Government is committed to uplift the states villages. Khattar, interacting with the Gram Sanrakshaks through audio conferencing under the Gram Sanrakshak Samvad programme, said that besides making concrete efforts to resolve issues of villagers at the village level, the

Punjab VB arrests another absconding agent accused of vehicle fitness certificates scam
Punjab VB arrests another absconding agent accused of vehicle fitness certificates scam

Punjab Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Wednesday arrested one more absconding accused agent Varinder Singh Deepu who colluded with Jalandhars Motor Vehicle Inspector (MVI) Naresh Kaler in the vehicle fitness certificates scam. The VB has confiscated Deepus mobile phone and SIM card which would be sent to the data experts to gather

Punjab CM in Gujarat; Labourers Hold Massive Protests Outside his Sangrur Residence
Punjab CM in Gujarat; Labourers Hold Massive Protests Outside his Sangrur Residence

The agricultural labour and trade unions on Wednesday held a massive protest outside the Sangrur residence of Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann, who is currently on campaign trail in Gujarat ahead of the state assembly elections there. The police had to resort to lathi-charge to stop the protestors from marching towards

SAD reconstitutes core committee; Rebels Jagmeet Brar, Ayali out
SAD reconstitutes core committee; Rebels Jagmeet Brar, Ayali out

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Wednesday re-constituted its core committee, while creating for the first time an advisory board, giving no place to the party rebels former MP Jagmeet Singh Brar and party MLA Manpreet Singh Ayali. Claiming to having given due representation to all sections of society, the Akali

Punjab Govt to restart closed rest homes
Punjab Govt to restart closed rest homes

Days after the Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann issued strict directives that the Ministers, MLAs and officials will use governments rest houses and circuit houses for stay instead of costly and luxurious hotels, the Punjab Government has initiated the process to restart the closed rest homes besides renovating them. Under the Chief

Society for the Care of the Blind celebrates its Golden Jubilee
Society for the Care of the Blind celebrates its Golden Jubilee

Society for the Care of the Blind, Sector-26, Chandigarh, on Wednesday celebrated its Golden Jubilee by holding a cultural programme at Tagore Theatre in Chandigarh. Punjab Governor and UT Administrator Banwarilal Purohit inaugurated the event by lamp lighting ceremony, which was followed by cultural bonanza by the students with special needs

Place five pensions claimed by Sr Badal in public domain or be ready for legal action: Sukhbir to CM
Place five pensions claimed by Sr Badal in public domain or be ready for legal action: Sukhbir to CM

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday challenged Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann to place on record the so-called five pensions which he alleged had been availed by former Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal in the public domain or be ready to face a defamation suit for

New education policy to be fully implemented in Haryana by 2025: CM
New education policy to be fully implemented in Haryana by 2025: CM

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Tuesday said that the state government is committed to providing such education to the future generation, which will make them employable, cultured and inculcate moral qualities in them. To make this a reality, a new education policy has come up in the country, which