Haryana government on Monday claimed that a remarkable reduction in stubble burning incidents had been seen in the state during the ongoing paddy harvest season this year so far, compared to the previous year. Sources confirmed 714 cases of stubble burning harvested this season, whereas during the same period in 2022, there were 893 cases of stubble burning. In 2021, the number was significantly higher at 1508 cases.
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The Haryana Government on October 31 announced the ban on the sale and use of firecrackers in 14 districts. The ban covers districts such as Gurugram, Rohtak, Sonipat, Bhiwani, Charki Dadri, Faridabad, Jind, Karnal, Mahendragarh, Nuh, Palwal, Panipat Rewari, and Jhajjar. Furthermore, the government's order stated the ban will also apply where the average air quality index was in the ''poor'' category in November last year.
The Haryana government imposed a ban on the Punjabi film namely ''Shooter'' till further order on August 20. Reportedly, the government banned the film as it depicts violent content and the dark world of crime which is likely to create a bad impact on the school and college-going students. Allowing the film in the state may influence the young minds to promote gangster and gun culture, stated the order.
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In what is considered a unique initiative, the Haryana government has rolled out a "grain ATM" that dispenses 70 kilograms of wheat within five minutes in Farrukhnagar, Gurugram. The machine named "Annapurti" aims at dispensing grains to avoid chaos at ration shops. The government will likely set up three more such ATMs. More varieties of grains will also be dispensed in the coming days.
The no-confidence motion against the Haryana government led by CM Manohar Lal Khattar was defeated on March 10 in the state legislative assembly by 55-32 votes. Reportedly, those voting against the no-confidence motion included 39 BJP MLAs, 10 JJP MLAs, one Haryana Lokhit Party member, and five independent MLAs. While 32 MLAs voted in favour of the motion brought by Congress, CM Khattar thanked Congress for allowing him to prove his… read-more
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A Bill in the Haryana Assembly seeking 75% reservation in private jobs for the residents of the state was nodded by Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya on March 2. Notably, 'the Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020' seeks reservation for private jobs of below Rs 50,000/month salary for the domiciles. The Bill, a poll promise by ruling Jannayak Janta Party covers private companies, societies and trusts and will be initially… read-more
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Haryana Government has decided to extend government jobs to the state's outstanding sportspersons by creating a dedicated cadre. Under the scheme, the sportspersons would be eligible to seek jobs within ten years of their achievement or up to the age of 42. Besides, the applicants lacking requisite qualifications during the appointment would enjoy provisional delegation and two extra years for fulfilling criteria. Besides, the scheme… read-more
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Citing maintenance of peace and public order, the Haryana government extended the suspension of internet services (2G/3G/4G) in Sonipat, Palwal and Jhajjar districts till 5 PM of January 28. The government has banned all telecom services except voice calls in the region following the violence at the R-Day farmers' tractor rally. Restricting the internet services along the Delhi border, the Haryana government aims to curb the spread of… read-more
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Pumped up by the positive results of the experimental Super-30 batches, the Haryana Government has decided to provide free entrance coaching to grade 10 and 12 students of government schools. The students will be trained for competitive examinations, including medical, engineering and defence entrance tests. To assimilate with the government’s latest educational initiative, the authorities have arrived to nurture students in tandem with the… read-more
The Supreme Court on January 13 issued a notice to Haryana Government over the pollution in the Yamuna River. Reportedly, the notice was issued after taking suo-moto cognizance of the Delhi Jal Board that alleged Haryana over releasing high ammonia polluted water. Besides, the SC bench has ordered Haryana to release the status of sewage treatment plants in Haryana. The 3-judge bench led by CJI Bobde scheduled the next hearing to January 19.… read-more
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