CPM, HVP criticise Chautala over university affiliation
Rohtak, September 5
The Communist Party (Marxist) has criticised the conduct of the Chautala government for taking recourse to repressive tactics to impose its ill-conceived decision to affiliate colleges in the Jind and Bhiwani districts with the newly setup Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa.
Canal water eludes tail-end fields in Gohana
Sonepat, September 5
The persistent shortage of canal water and erratic supply have adversely affected the paddy crop in the villages falling under the jurisdiction of the Gohana Water Service Division. According to a report, the division authorities have failed to ensure regular water supply even during the rotation period.
Delhi Lt-Governor receiving the Capital Foundation Society Memento
from Surinder Anand in the Capital.
Woman’s SOS to HC Chief Justice on illegal confinement
Sonepat, September 5
A woman hailing from West Bengal, who is presently residing in village Kabirpur near Sonepat, has sent a written complaint to the Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana
High Court alleging that the police have illegally detained her husband and two others since August 15 and were demanding a bribe of Rs 10,000 for their release.
Inquiry begins against MC chairman
Sonepat, September 5
As many as seven municipal councillors presented themselves before Mr V S Malik, District Development and Panchayat Officer, who has been told to probe the allegations levelled against Mr Satpal Goel, Chairman of the Sonepat Municipal Council, and other staff of the Sanitation Department.
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Chautala blamed for not allowing Ajit’s chopper to land
Jhajjar, September 5
Mr Jagdish Rai Kaushik, state secretary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal, has blamed the Chief Minister, Mr Om Prakash Chautala, for not allowing the landing of the helicopter of party supremo Ajit Singh in Mahendragarh on August 25 even when the district administration had granted permission for the same.
Tubewell pumps run on electricity in Haryana are being charged tariff arbitrarily by the
Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitaran Nigam
causing hardships to the small farmers.
The tariff of power supplied to the agriculture sector in Haryana consists of two categories. First, supply to run pumps at a monthly flat rate.
Second, rates on the basis of metered units of energy used in a month
subject to payment of the annual minimum charges. The metered supply
is availed generally by small farmers in view of limited requirements
of irrigation of their small holdings.
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Palwal, Hathin residents stage protest against govt ‘failures’
Faridabad, September 5
A large number of residents of Palwal, Hodal and Hathin subdivisions of the district came out on the roads of Palwal town today in protest against the alleged failure of the state government and local administration in addressing various issues.
|Chetna march reaches Sis Ganj Gurdwara
|New Delhi: On the occasion of Prakash Utsav of Shahid Baba Jiwan Singh, the fourth ‘Chetna March’ led by ‘Panj Piyaras’ reached Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, Chandni Chowk, today. Welcoming the march, Bibi Arvinder Kaur, president of the Punjabi Sikh Sangat, congratulated all participants and called for unity among all Sikhs.
Schoolkids who participated in the Maha Kirtan at Gurdwara Sis Ganj.
Modalities for battery-operated buses discussed
New Delhi, September 5
The Delhi Transport Corporation on Friday discussed the modalities of introducing battery-operated buses in the Walled City with the Union Minister of State for Sports, Mr Vijay Goel Mr Goel told the Transport Minister in the Government of NCT of Delhi, Mr Ajay
Maken, that Rs 30 lakh had been sanctioned from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
for plying 10 such buses.
Rs 25 lakh power theft in five Noida factories
Noida, September 5
A vigilance team of UP Power Corporation has detected power theft worth Rs. 25 lakhs during raids in five factories. All the factories are reported to be card board manufacturers in Sectors 8 and 10, Noida.