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Court asks CBI to probe murder case against Haryana lawmakers


August 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the shoddy investigation by Haryana Police, the Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday handed over to the CBI the probe in a ... Read more...

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Deshmukh’s body reaches Latur, funeral in evening


August 15th, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Latur, Aug 15 (IANS) The body of union minister Vilasrao Desmukh, who died in Chennai Tuesday, was brought to his home district here in Maharashtra by a special flight ... Read more...

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Dacoits kill five of family in UP


August 10th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) Armed dacoits Thursday attacked the house of a village headman, killing him and four members of the family and leaving four others injured in Uttar Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Seven south Kashmir village heads resign


June 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Seven village heads from south Kashmir's Pulwama district Friday announced they had resigned from their posts. District authorities would not confirm the resignations but elected village ... Read more...

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Teenager kills, burns parents in Haryana


May 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Sonipat (Haryana), May 13 (IANS) A teenaged boy in Haryana's Sonipat district Sunday killed his parents while they were asleep at home and burnt their bodies, police said.After murdering his ... Read more...

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Uneasy calm in Haryana’s Hisar district


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 8 (IANS) An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday morning in Haryana's Hisar district, which saw violence during a Jat community agitation over the past two days leaving one ... Read more...

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Didn’t violate poll code, Jayant tells EC


February 21st, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Urging the Election Commission to withdraw its notice to him, Rashtriya Lok Dal chief Ajit Singh's son and MP Jayant Chaudhary Tuesday argued that accepting ... Read more...

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Village headman shot dead in Kashmir


February 9th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) Separatist guerrillas shot and killed a sarpanch (village headman) in south Kashmir's Kulgam district Thursday evening, police said."Gulzar Ahmad Dar, 60, sarpanch of village Hawoora (Mishipora), ... Read more...

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Hazare village headman withdraws from election race


January 30th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Jan 30 (IANS) In an abrupt move, Jaisingh Mapare, the sarpanch (headman) of Anna Hazare's village, Monday withdrew his nomination as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate ... Read more...

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Teaching a lesson to the Badal government (Punjab Newsletter)


December 9th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Self-immolation, jumping from 90-foot-high water tanks and getting involved in slapgate may not be the lessons that teachers in Punjab are supposed to give to school ... Read more...

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Punjab slapgate gets wider; protestors caned before Badal


December 7th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) Scores of protestors were assaulted by police with batons as they blocked way to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's motorcade in Sukhna Abloo village of ... Read more...

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Punjab slapgate: Headman arrested, bailed out


December 7th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 6 (IANS) Buckling under pressure from all sides, Punjab Police finally arrested Daula village sarpanch (headman) Baljinder Singh in the state's Muktsar district Tuesday on charges of repeatedly ... Read more...

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IFS woman’s inter-caste marriage puts family under threat


November 2nd, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 2 (IANS) For a state notorious for illegal diktats of its Khap panchayats (community courts), a family in Haryana's Bhiwani district has been provided police protection after ... Read more...

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Rahul to meet Ralegan Siddhi village head


October 16th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) The sarpanch (village headman) of activist Anna Hazare's village is scheduled to meet Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi Tuesday on ... Read more...

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Maoists kill village headman


September 14th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 14 (IANS) Maoist rebels Wednesday killed a village headman in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district, police said.The body of G. Surraiyya, who was sarpanch of Pollampalli, some 500 km from ... Read more...

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Greater Noida township deadlock continues


September 13th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Sep 13 (IANS) Farmers from Greater Noida and the Gautam Budh Nagar district administration Tuesday failed to reach a compromise over an upcoming township of Ansal API here.A ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s son arrested for assault


August 4th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The son of a senior Jammu and Kashmir minister and Congress leader was arrested in south Kashmir's Anantnag Thursday for rioting including assaulting a village headman, ... Read more...

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Gurgaon villagers move court for return of land


August 2nd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of villagers in Haryana's Gurgaon Tuesday alleged they were threatened by district officials in 2009 to lease their land to the Rajiv Gandhi ... Read more...

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Court notice to Congress leaders in Haryana murder case


July 7th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Wednesday issued notices to two Congress leaders, the Haryana police chief and other officials in the murder case of a ... Read more...

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Haryana orders judicial probe into Gurgaon village killings


June 28th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) The Haryana government Tuesday ordered a judicial probe into violence in Hayatpur village of Gurgaon district last week which left two people dead, including one lynched ... Read more...

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No arrest in village headman killing


June 24th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 24 (IANS) A day after assailants shot dead a village headman and one of the attackers was burnt to death by villagers here in Haryana, police are yet ... Read more...

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Village head killed near Gurgaon, one attacker lynched


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon/Chandigarh, June 23 (IANS) Irate villagers in a village of Haryana's Gurgaon district caught hold of a man, who had attacked and killed the village headman Thursday, and set him ... Read more...

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Son demands CBI probe in death of Haryana murder witness


June 16th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 16 (IANS) A day after a witness in a murder case allegedly involving two senior Congress leaders was found dead in Haryana, his son Thursday demanded a ... Read more...

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Murder witness found dead in Haryana (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 15 (IANS) A middle-aged man, who was made witness in a murder case involving two senior Congress leaders, was found dead in Haryana's Karnal district Wednesday, police ... Read more...

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Murder witness found dead in Haryana


June 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 15 (IANS) A middle-aged man, who was made witness in a murder case involving two senior Congress leaders, was found dead in Karnal district of Haryana Wednesday, ... Read more...

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Hooda reshuffles portfolios of top ministers (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet, making Harmohinder Singh Chatha the new finance minister, in place of Ajay Singh Yadav, who will ... Read more...

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Hooda reshuffles portfolios of top ministers


June 14th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Tuesday reshuffled his cabinet, making Harmohinder Singh Chatha the new finance minister, instead of Ajay Singh Yadav, who will now ... Read more...

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Haryana village gets hooked to urban line for power supply


June 11th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) A Haryana village has become the first village in the state to shift to an urban power feeder line to ensure electricity supply on the lines ... Read more...

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INLD demands judicial probe into villager’s murder


June 10th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) Haryana's main opposition party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Friday sought a judicial probe into the killing of a former village headman in which the names ... Read more...

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Haryana minister quits after murder taint (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Haryana Tourism and Transport Minister Om Prakash Jain and Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) Zile Ram Sharma were forced to quit Thursday after their names were linked ... Read more...

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Haryana minister quits after murder taint (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) Haryana Transport Minister Om Prakash Jain and Chief Parliamentary Secretary (CPS) Zile Ram Sharma were forced to quit Thursday after their names were linked to the ... Read more...

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Village headman found murdered; minister, official accused


June 8th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Karnal (Haryana), June 8 (IANS) A Haryana minister and a senior government functionary have landed in trouble after a village sarpanch (headman) was found murdered. His son has accused them ... Read more...

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Now, comics to dispel nuke fears


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Comics can be a potent tool. Or so believes the country's top nuclear authority that will try to address apprehensions over the 9,900-MW Jaitapur nuclear power ... Read more...

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Two widows beaten to death in Haryana village


April 19th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bhiwani, April 18 (IANS) Two widows were beaten to death at Ranila village, in this Haryana district. Two men have been arrested, police said Monday.According to the police, the deceased ... Read more...

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BJP demands Mayawati resignation


March 12th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded the resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on moral grounds in the wake of the death of ... Read more...

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