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Haryana: State in northern India
Haryana is one of the 28 states in India, located in northern part of the country. It was carved out of the former state of East Punjab on 1 November 1966 on linguistic as well as on cultural basis. It is ranked 22nd in terms of area with less than 1.4% of India's land area. Chandigarh is the state capital, Faridabad in National Capital Region is the most populous city of the state and Gurugram is a leading financial hub of NCR with major Fortune 500 companies located in it. Haryana has 6 administrative divisions, 22 districts, 72 sub-divisions, 93 revenue tehsils, 50 sub-tehsils, 140 community development blocks, 154 cities and towns, 6,848 villages and 6222 villages panchayats.

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While some fight, others hope to shed their Pakistan tag

The 2,000 Sindhis settled in Maharashtra (most of them in Mumbai’s Ulhasnagar) and around 65-odd Pakistani Hindu families living for almost three decades in Ellenabad in Haryana’s Sirsa district..
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Haryana: Hisar school teacher blackens class 4 girl's face over poor result, family demands action

The police said that investigation is currently underway.
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Maharashtra has most employable talent, followed by TN, UP: Study

Maharashtra moved up from 9th position and Tamil Nadu was up from 10th position of last year as they improved their ranking this year to emerge as the most employable states. The states that registered..
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Nearly 90% of Nirbhaya Fund lying unused: Govt data

No state has reported utilisation of over 50% of the fund, and Uttarakhand & Mizoram top the list with 50% utilisation, followed by Chhattisgarh (43%), Nagaland (39%) and Haryana (32%). Further, out of..
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ED quizzes former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in land allotment case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday quizzed former Haryana chief minister and Congress leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda in connection with an alleged money laundering case pertaining to the..
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Bhagwad Gita lessons to be a part of academic curriculum in Haryana: CM Khattar

The Chief Minister further added that Gita is the "essence of life" and is not connected to any religion.
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CEC holds meeting with CEOs of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal, Chandigarh

Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora on Thursday said innovative ways of thinking should be adopted to ensure delivery of quality electoral services to the stakeholders. The CEC held a meeting..
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IAS officer Ashok Khemka transferred again - for 53rd time in 28 years

The Haryana government on Wednesday issued transfer orders of 14 officers, including 1991-batch bureaucrat Ashok Khemka. It is Khemka's 53rd transfer since joining the service. Khemka has been..
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Google has spoilt my habit of reading: PM Modi

During the programme, Akhil-a student from Rohtak in Haryana asked Prime Minister that he is very busy but despite that does he still get time to watch TV, movies or reading books?
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Maharashtra: This is BJP's 'furgical strike', says Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray

Here too, they have done exactly what they did in Haryana with the Congress," Thackeray told the media.
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'Don't want to pay Rs 1,000 crore for peripheral expressways': Delhi govt tells SC

Refusing to pay the amount, the AAP government added that Uttar Pradesh and Haryana are the major beneficiaries of the project as they are the ones who are going to develop township projects along the..
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Army chief Gen Bipin Rawat visits Chandimandir military station in Haryana


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Jharkhand election: Article 370 takes backstage in BJP's campaign

BJP had made nullification of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution a referendum on Narendra Modi government in last month’s Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections. However, after failing to..
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Nine locations across three states raided by CBI over misappropriation of govt funds

The raids are being conducted at Mizoram, Manipur, and Haryana.
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Haryana has half of country’s cleanest 10 districts, Odisha has 5 in bottom 10: Survey

More than 5 years after the launch of the Swachh Bharat Mission in 2014, sanitation indicators under the programme point to sustained improvement in cleanliness across the country. But the findings of..
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Farm fire occurrences rose by 4% in Punjab and Haryana in 10 years: Isro study

A satellite-based climatological study has found that farm fire occurrences increased by 4% over Punjab and Haryana regions during October-November in 10 years between 2007 and 2017. The model-based..
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Haryana has 5 of 10 cleanest districts; half of 10 dirtiest are from Odisha: Swachh rural survey


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Haryana ministers to now get House Rent Allowance of Rs 1 lakh per month

The meeting was the first that was taken after the cabinet was expanded by CM Khattar.
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Stubble burning is not the only reason for air pollution: BS Hooda

Former Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday said stubble burning is not the only reason behind air pollution and urged the central and state governments to provide an alternative to farmers...
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Prakash Javadekar calls for joint cooperation of agencies to combat air pollution

"We are very serious about the issue of pollution. For the first time, we have recognised the concept of air shade. It is not Delhi's geographical boundary, it is the air shade which has impacted...
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Haryana: 10 ministers take oath in Haryana cabinet expansion

Two ministerial berths are still kept for future expansion.
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Farmers' body writes to PM on stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana


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Haryana cabinet expansion within next two days: Dy CM Dushyant Chautala

The first expansion of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led Haryana cabinet will take place within the next two days, deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala said here on Tuesday. The Jannayak Janta Party..
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Honour killing: 20-year-old dead in Haryana


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Kartarpar corridor: Haryana govt to arrange free travel for Sikh devotees till Gurdaspur


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PM Modi to agri ministry: Prioritize giving machines to UP, Punjab, Haryana farmers to check stubble burning


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Air pollution: Question of life & death in Delhi-NCR, says SC; orders financial support to farmers

The Supreme Court, which lashed out at authorities on Wednesday for failing to curb severe air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region, directed the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to..
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PM Modi chairs meeting to discuss pollution, Cabinet Secretary reviews progress made by states

The Centre had on Sunday announced that the Cabinet Secretary would monitor the situation with the governments of Delhi, Haryana and Punjab on a daily basis.
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Haryana: Opposition corners BJP-JJP govt over farmer issues

The opposition Congress and the INLD cornered the BJP-JJP government over issues concerning farmers, unemployment and law and order during the first session of the 14th Vidhan Sabha here on Tuesday.
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SC summons Delhi chief secretary, says there can't be 'large scale exodus' due to pollution

The apex court, which also summoned the chief secretaries of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh on November 6, said every year a "piquant situation" of severe pollution arises in the region for..
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CBI conducting searches across the country in bank fraud cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered around 35 cases related to bank frauds. The searches are being conducted in Andhra Pradesh, Chandigarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka,..
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Stop farm fires or face contempt: SC to 3 states

With pollution in Delhi and NCR assuming the proportions of a health emergency, the Supreme Court on Monday passed a slew of orders and directed UP, Haryana and Punjab governments to immediately stop..
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'Don't burn rice stubble, here's how to turn it into income,' explains scientist MS Swaminathan on Delhi-NCR Pollution

In a series of tweets, the scientist who is fondly known as the Father of India's Green revolution suggested the long-term course of action for the governments of Delhi, Haryana and UP.
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Women count in Haryana House falls from 13% in 2014 to 9% in 2019

Only 15% of MLAs elected to the 288-seat Maharashtra assembly are between the ages of 25 and 40 years while in the 90-member Haryana assembly, it is just 11%, an analysis by PRS Legislative Research..
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Principal secretary to PM, cabinet secretary to hold meeting on air pollution in Delhi-NCR

The principal secretary to the prime minister and the cabinet secretary will hold a high-level meeting Sunday evening to discuss the issue of deteriorating air pollution in Delhi-NCR, officials said...
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Poll results: Maharashtra, Haryana prefer experience to youth while choosing MLAs


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Sonia Gandhi appoints Bhupinder Singh Hooda as CLP leader in Haryana assembly

Senior Congress leader and former Haryana CM, Bhupinder Singh Hooda has been appointed as congress legislative party (CLP) leader as well as leader of opposition (LOP) Haryana.
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Toxic Delhi air spurs Punjab CM to urge Centre to provide for 'stubble management bonus' to farmers

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh on Saturday urged the Centre to provide for a separate bonus to farmers to manage stubble. Singh expressed his anger and anguish and made the pro-farmer proposal in a letter..
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Javadekar urges Kejriwal to find solutions to mitigate pollution and stop 'blame-game'

Addressing media persons after an event here, Javadekar said, "I think it is unfortunate that a chief minister, instead of finding solutions to mitigate pollution is into a blame game." "Instead of..
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Sonia Gandhi appoints Bhupinder Hooda leader of Cong legislature party in Haryana


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Test for BJP as Jharkhand votes in 5 phases from Nov 30

The Election Commission on Friday announced polls to the Jharkhand assembly with voting scheduled between November 30 and December 20. Results will be declared on December 23. Jharkhand will pose a key..
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Jharkhand assembly election in 5 phases from Nov 30, counting on Dec 23

Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra have just concluded, results for which were declared on October 24. Both were BJP-ruled states.
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Jharkhand assembly election schedule to be announced today

Assembly elections in Haryana and Maharashtra have just concluded, results for which were declared on October 24. Both were BJP-ruled states.
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Statehood day: PM hails contribution of Karnataka, MP, Kerala

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the contribution of Karnataka, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh and Kerala in the growth trajectory of the country as they mark their respective statehood day on Friday.
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Sardar Patel's dream fulfilled with J&K's full integration, says Manohar Lal Khattar

Praising the efforts of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for the country's unity, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the BJP government at the Centre has fulfilled his dream by fully..
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Stubble burning in Punjab and Haryana on the rise, likely to deteriorate Delhi's air quality

According to the Ministry of Earth Sciences' air quality monitor, SAFAR, the effective stubble fire counts of Haryana and Punjab have increased from 1654 to 2577 in the past 24 hours after showing a..
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A good time for BJP to mend Jat ties

In Haryana, BJP's core focus has remained on the non-Jat votes. Now, BJP is likely to leverage the alliance with Chautala to reach out to Jats, a community that it has been at loggerheads with since it..
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Congress to seal deal with JMM, be junior partner in Jharkhand

In the wake of the opposition performing better than expected in Haryana and Maharashtra elections, Congress has decided to seal an election alliance with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) for Jharkhand..
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PM Modi congratulates Manohar Lal Khattar, Dushyant Chautala for taking oath as CM, deputy CM

PM Narendra Modi has congratulated Manohar Lal Khattar for being sworn in as the chief minister of Haryana for the second consecutive term on Sunday. He also wished Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) leader..
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Manohar Lal Khattar takes oath as chief minister of Haryana


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