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Haryana to recruit 11,000 constables


September 10th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 10 (IANS) Haryana has decided to expand its police force and has sanctioned 11,000 new posts of constables for the purpose, the state police chief said Monday.Applications for ... Read more...

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Haryana residents take to the streets over power woes


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) The residents of various towns in Haryana took to the streets Wednesday to protest against erratic and virtually no power supply in the past 24 hours.Protestors ... Read more...

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Criminal killed in gun battle with police in Haryana


July 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, July 4 (IANS) A hardcore criminal was killed Wednesday in a gun battle with police in Haryana, a police official said.Virender alias Kala from Mandi village in Haryana's Jind ... Read more...

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Six kids missing from Rohtak shelter home traced


May 16th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), May 16 (IANS) Haryana Police here have located the six children who went "missing" from a controversial shelter home in this town, 70 km from New Delhi, ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Haryana accident


April 25th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 25 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 13 others injured Wednesday in an accident involving three vehicles in Haryana's Jind district, 160 km from here, police ... Read more...

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Haryana releases Jat leaders, stir yet to end


March 11th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 11 (IANS) Over 100 leaders of the agitating Jat community were released by the authorities in Haryana Sunday evening but the community was yet to take its ... Read more...

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Life affected as Jats continue blockades in Haryana (Lead)


March 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Normal life was thrown out of gear in Haryana's Hisar district and adjoining areas of Bhiwani, Jind and Rohtak districts as the agitating Jat community continued ... Read more...

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Jats likely to intensify stir in Haryana


March 10th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) Jats, who are seeking quotas in government jobs, are likely to intensify their agitation after the Haryana government refused to release nearly 100 leaders of the ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block roads, tracks again in Haryana


March 9th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 9 (IANS) Members of the Jat community, agitating for quotas in government jobs, Friday again blocked highways and railway tracks in Haryana's Hisar district after the government failed ... Read more...

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Army called as Jat agitators torch police station (Second Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) District authorities in Hisar district in Haryana called in the army Wednesday as Jat community agitators set a police station on fire and ransacked and ... Read more...

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Chaos rules as Jats block Haryana roads, rail tracks (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Several areas of Haryana's Hisar, Jind and Bhiwani districts were cordoned off by the police and other security agencies Wednesday as thousands of Jat agitators ... Read more...

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Buffaloes to walk the ramp in Haryana


February 21st, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Touted as the first of its kind in the world, a pageant will be held in Haryana's Jind town Wednesday where a popular breed of buffaloes ... Read more...

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Jats to step up stir, government warns of stern action (Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 20th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Feb 20 (IANS) As their talks with the district administration in Haryana's Hisar failed to reach a settlement, leaders of the Jat community called for stepping up their ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats block rail track seeking reservation


February 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 20 (IANS) Having failed to secure reservation for their community from the state and central governments, protestors from the Jat community blocked rail tracks in Haryana's Hisar district ... Read more...

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Missing Rajasthan official traced to Chandigarh


September 4th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Naveen Jain, who had gone missing from a restaurant in Rajasthan?s Alwar district earlier this week, was Sunday traced to Chandigarh ... Read more...

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Illegal arms factory busted, three held in Haryana


July 20th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) An illiterate man who was running an illegal arms factory in Haryana's Jind district has been arrested along with two other people, police said Wednesday."We have ... Read more...

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Dalit youth found dead, family cries foul


June 26th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), June 26 (IANS) A day after a 20-year-old Dalit youth was found dead, there was drama outside a hospital in this Haryana district Sunday as his relatives refused ... Read more...

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Haryana bus strike hits thousands (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Bus commuters had a tough time in Haryana Wednesday as Haryana Roadways employees went on a day's strike against the government's privatisation policy. Around 100 strikers ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana make it a wheat bumper crop season


May 17th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 17 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana, major food grain states of the country, have made this a wheat bumper crop season procuring more than 175 lakh tonnes of wheat ... Read more...

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Wheat arrival in Haryana markets tops 2010


May 8th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) With 64.11 lakh tonnes of wheat so far arriving in Haryana grain markets this year, last year's collection of 63.47 lakh tonnes has been surpassed, a ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana near 150 lakh tonne wheat procurement-mark


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 2 (IANS) Wheat procurement in Punjab and Haryana is nearing the 150 lakh tonne-mark, officials said Monday.The two states have procured nearly 149 lakh tonnes of wheat till ... Read more...

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A death that gave life to five people


April 21st, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Though she died in a road accident last week, 17-year-old Reena will live in the collective memory of five patients who have got a new lease ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats withdraw agitation after talks with Hooda


March 26th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Mar 26 (ANI): Agitating Jats in Haryana, demanding reservation in Government jobs under OBC quota, on Friday night withdrew their three-week-long stir after talks with Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda ... Read more...

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Jats continue blockages despite court orders


March 25th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Jat protestors continued blocking railway traffic in Haryana Friday despite the Punjab and Haryana High Court's orders to immediately vacate the tracks and the Supreme Court ... Read more...

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High court asks agitating Jats to leave rail tracks (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday directed Jat community protesters to immediately leave the railway tracks that they have blocked in several parts of ... Read more...

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Protestor dies, Jats could intensify stir


March 24th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 24 (IANS) The Jat stir in Haryana - seeking reservation for the community in jobs - is likely to intensify in the coming days following the death of ... Read more...

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Jat protest continues in Haryana, rail services disrupted


March 23rd, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Hisar, Mar.23 (ANI): Jats demanding reservation in government jobs occupied 14 railway tracks in Haryana today, which badly disrupted train services in the region."Our stir will continue peacefully till our demand is ... Read more...

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Jats threaten to halt trains, cut water to Delhi (Lead)


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) Leaders of Haryana Jats Tuesday threatened to halt road and train traffic and disrupt water supply to Delhi if the authorities failed to promise them quotas ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats harden stand on quota


March 22nd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) Threatening to block the busy railway track and roads leading to Delhi and even disrupting the water supply to the national capital, agitating Jat community leaders ... Read more...

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Haryana Jats to boycott Holi over job quota row


March 16th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to mount pressure on the government, Haryana Jat leaders Wednesday announced their community will boycott the Holi festival in the state March ... Read more...

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Jat team to meet Chidambaram, Wasnik; no lifting of rail blockade


March 15th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) A delegation of Jats, agitating for quotas in government jobs, will meet Home Minister P.Chidambaram and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Mukul Wasnik in New Delhi ... Read more...

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Hooda backs Jats on quota, but in central government jobs


March 15th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday said that he fully supported the Jat community's demand for job quota under the other backward classes (OBC) ... Read more...

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Jat issue raised in Rajya Sabha, government to make statement (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The ongoing agitation by the Jat community in Haryana over job reservation surfaced in Rajya Sabha Tuesday with the government assuring a statement on ... Read more...

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Address Jat quota stir, BJP tells government


March 15th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government must address the issue of the Jat community's movement for reservations in jobs that has seriously disrupted train services, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block rail in Haryana


March 14th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Jat community members Monday squatted on the tracks and disrupted rail traffic in Haryana demanding reservation in government jobs under the Other Backward Class ... Read more...

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