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Haryana says ‘Gair Mumkin Pahar’ outside Gurugram not Aravalis

Activists say move contrary to decisions taken at board meetings The Haryana government has advised the district committees for ground-truthing of National Conservation Zone in the districts falling in the National Capital Region to not consider “gair mumkin pahar” (uncultivable land), outside Old Gurugram district, as Aravalis. This, said the environmentalists, was contrary to decisions […]

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‘BJP wants to impose RSS agenda’

Haryana Congress president Kumari Selja on Saturday accused the Central and the governments in the States led by the BJP of attempting to impose the agenda of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in the country. “Constitutional rights of the people are being crushed. Ever since the BJP government was formed, there has been a campaign to […]

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IAS officer in Haryana baton charge row transferred

He was seen in a video asking police force to “smash the heads” of protesters Ayush Sinha, IAS officer at the centre of controversy in the recent baton charge on protesting farmers in Haryana’s Karnal, was on Wednesday transferred. The Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) was posted as Additional Secretary, Haryana Citizen Resource Information Department, in Chandigarh. […]

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Panel will probe complaints against hospitals: Haryana CM

Congress raises issue of COVID deaths due to lack of oxygen Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal on Monday said the State government has ensured adequate oxygen supply in the State during the COVID-19 pandemic and a committee will be formed to investigate the complaints received against all those hospitals, which have shown negligence in giving […]

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Panchkula hospitals to refund excess amount charged from COVID-19 patients

Monitoring panel was formed recently after complaints of overcharging. Private hospitals in Haryana’s Panchkula district will refund an amount of ₹21.46 lakh ‘overcharged’ from COVID-19 patients for their treatment, even as they are in the process of refunding a similarly charged amount of ₹35.43 lakh. The latest amount of ₹21.46 lakh has been calculated after […]