Tremors In North India After 6.2 Earthquake Near Afghanistan-Tajikistan Border

NEW DELHI: Tremors were felt in North India today after an earthquake of 6.2 magnitude struck near the Afghanistan-Tajikistan border region, around 12:44 am. The earthquake, which hit at a depth of 203.5 kilometres, had its epicentre some 280 kilometres northeast of Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the US Geological Survey said. Tremors were also felt in […]

Dalit killings: Rahul slams Khattar

(Roundup) Faridabad/Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Wednesday ordered a CBI probe into the arson attack by upper castes in Faridabad district that left two Dalit children dead and a woman battling for life. “The Haryana government has ordered a CBI probe into the incident,” Amit Arya, media adviser to Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, […]

Khattar claims Dalit boy committed suicide

Chandigarh:┬áHaryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today claimed the 15-year-old Dalit boy who died in Sonipat had committed suicide and announced that job will be given to a family member, apart from compensation. “The post mortem report will throw light on why the suicide took place and for what reasons,” he said while addressing media […]

Khattar postpones visit to Sunped village

Faridabad: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today postponed his visit to Sunped village, where the house of a Dalit family was set ablaze, allegedly by upper caste men, resulting in the death of two children. Deputy Commissioner Faridabad, Amit Kumar Agrawal, said the scheduled visit of Chief Minister Khattar, to meet the aggrieved family […]

Hooda in soup as Haryana bureaucrats lock horns

DW CORRESPONDENT Chandigarh Even as Haryana Chief Secretary┬áS C Choudhary claimed all procedures were followed in appointments of State Information Commissioners┬áand Commissioners of Haryana Right to Service Commission, administrative┬áreforms department secretary Pradeep Kasni has alleged that he was forced to bring letters of appointment┬áon Sunday to the chief minister residence. After a day of reported […]