Neeraj Mohan

Neeraj Mohan is a correspondent, covering Karnal, Kaithal, Kurukshetra, Panipat and Yamunanagar districts of Haryana.

Articles by Neeraj Mohan

Panipat man kills three within 8 hours; arrested

The accused, Ashu, a resident of Panipat’s Nara village, killed the victims, reportedly his friends, between 8pm and 4am and travelled around 60km from the first crime scene in Matlauda of Panipat to Titawi in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli.
Panipat additional superintendent of police (ASP) Vijay Singh said the arrest of Ashu (accused) helped them in solving three blind murder cases reported from three different locations.(Image for representational purpose)
Panipat additional superintendent of police (ASP) Vijay Singh said the arrest of Ashu (accused) helped them in solving three blind murder cases reported from three different locations.(Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Jul 03, 2022 04:58 AM IST
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Haryana: Karnal breeding centre all set to introduce 2 varieties of sugarcane

As per the available information, both the varieties are in the pipeline and it is expected that ‘Co 16034’ variety might be made available to the farmers right before the sowing season in September this year
Even the newly released ‘Co 15023’, which is also called the ‘super early variety’, has evoked a good response from the farmers as it can be planted during summer and spring months, but not in autumn. (Image for representational purpose)
Even the newly released ‘Co 15023’, which is also called the ‘super early variety’, has evoked a good response from the farmers as it can be planted during summer and spring months, but not in autumn. (Image for representational purpose)
Published on Jul 03, 2022 04:46 AM IST
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Teachings of Gita not limited to one religion: RSS chief in Kurukshetra

Addressing the gathering at Gita Gyan Sansthanam, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat said the teachings of Gita are not limited to one religion
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and governor Bandaru Dattatreya inaugurate a statue of Lord Krishna’s colossal form at Jyotisar in Kurukshetra on Thursday. (HT Photo)
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat, Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar and governor Bandaru Dattatreya inaugurate a statue of Lord Krishna’s colossal form at Jyotisar in Kurukshetra on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jul 01, 2022 02:59 AM IST
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Singers from Haryana join race to counter Moose Wala’s SYL song

A fresh debate on the decades old issue sparked within hours after ‘SYL’ song composed and sung by slain Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala was released on official YouTube account
While Moose Wala’s first song released after his murder garnered millions of views within a few hours, some artistes from Haryana also tried their hand to express their anguish in the same way and staking their claims over the Sutlej waters. (HT File Photo)
While Moose Wala’s first song released after his murder garnered millions of views within a few hours, some artistes from Haryana also tried their hand to express their anguish in the same way and staking their claims over the Sutlej waters. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 27, 2022 05:35 AM IST
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Haryana: Four of family, including three women, elected to Ladwa civic body

There are total five members in this family, four of whom will be in the Ladwa municipal committee that has total 15 wards
The Khurana family in a jubilant mood after winning the elections (HT Photo)
The Khurana family in a jubilant mood after winning the elections (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 24, 2022 04:52 AM IST
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Civic body polls: AAP gains toehold in Haryana

The AAP in Haryana at least gained a toehold on Wednesday by registering its first win as results for 18 municipal councils and 28 municipalities were announced
Nisha Kano Vangha, the AAP’s nominee, defeated Pooja Garg of the ruling BJP-JJP combine by a narrow margin of 101 votes for the president’s post in Ismailabad municipal committee of the Kurukshetra district. (Twitter)
Nisha Kano Vangha, the AAP’s nominee, defeated Pooja Garg of the ruling BJP-JJP combine by a narrow margin of 101 votes for the president’s post in Ismailabad municipal committee of the Kurukshetra district. (Twitter)
Published on Jun 23, 2022 03:32 AM IST
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ByPawan Sharma and Neeraj Mohan, Chandigarh/karnal

Amid BJP win in Haryana civic polls, a setback in Khattar’s backyard

The BJP and its alliance partner Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) led by deputy chief minister Dushyant Chautala fielded candidates for Assandh, Gharuanda and Taraori municipal committees, leaving the fourth Nissing committee to be contested by a local leader as an Independent
The BJP won only one of the three seats contested by the party in Karnal district of Haryana. A local BJP leader contested the fourth seat as an Independent (HT File Photo/Parveen Kumar)
The BJP won only one of the three seats contested by the party in Karnal district of Haryana. A local BJP leader contested the fourth seat as an Independent (HT File Photo/Parveen Kumar)
Updated on Jun 22, 2022 08:44 PM IST
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Agnipath: Protesters set vehicle on fire in Mahendergarh; injure two cops in Sonepat

Protesters allegedly setting a pick-up vehicle and a generator on fire at the Mahendergarh railway station and pelting police personnel with stones at Sonepat’s Gohana city
Jobless youths led by AAP leader Naveen Jaihind take out a protest march against the Agnipath scheme in Rohtak on Saturday. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)
Jobless youths led by AAP leader Naveen Jaihind take out a protest march against the Agnipath scheme in Rohtak on Saturday. (Manoj Dhaka/Hindustan Times)
Published on Jun 19, 2022 04:55 AM IST
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BySunil Rahar and Neeraj Mohan, Rohtak/karnal

Paddy sowing starts today: Heatwave, delayed rains leave Haryana farmers worried

Amid possibility of delayed monsoon, Haryana agri department advises farmers to adopt DSR, diversification
Paddy transplantation is all set to start in Haryana on June 15, but the extended dry spell, coupled with delayed monsoon and insufficient power supply to the agriculture feeders, has left the farmers high and dry. (Image for representational purpose)
Paddy transplantation is all set to start in Haryana on June 15, but the extended dry spell, coupled with delayed monsoon and insufficient power supply to the agriculture feeders, has left the farmers high and dry. (Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Jun 14, 2022 11:34 PM IST
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Haryana: Bumper harvest for maize growers as prices rise above MSP

Though the government agencies do not procure the rabi maize, private traders have been showing a good interest this year and prices have increased up to 2,000 per quintal against the MSP of 1,870 fixed for the last year’s kharif maize
After a gap of several years, maize cultivators in Haryana have a reason to cheer as they are set to reap a rich harvest following a sudden spike in the prices, which have even surpassed the minimum support price. (Image for representational purpose)
After a gap of several years, maize cultivators in Haryana have a reason to cheer as they are set to reap a rich harvest following a sudden spike in the prices, which have even surpassed the minimum support price. (Image for representational purpose)
Published on Jun 13, 2022 11:03 PM IST
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Constable paper leak case: In 10 months, 100 land in Haryana Police net

Inspector Dalbir Singh, who is heading the SIT, said two more persons, Praveen Kumar of Bhiwani and Sukhwinder Singh of Panipat, were arrested on Sunday
Haryana Police had in September last year arrested Muzaffar Ahmed of Jammu, who played a key role in providing question paper and answer keys to other accused. (Image for representational purpose)
Haryana Police had in September last year arrested Muzaffar Ahmed of Jammu, who played a key role in providing question paper and answer keys to other accused. (Image for representational purpose)
Updated on Jun 13, 2022 12:32 AM IST
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By, Karnal

Heatwave impact: Vegetable-growers of Haryana stare at losses as yield dips

Vegetable-growers of Haryana are staring at huge losses as crop yield has declined up to 50% due to long dry spell and severe heatwave conditions in the region
As per Met reports, Haryana received only 2.5mm rainfall in the past week, which is 50% less than normal. (HT Photo)
As per Met reports, Haryana received only 2.5mm rainfall in the past week, which is 50% less than normal. (HT Photo)
Published on Jun 09, 2022 12:39 AM IST
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Increase in basmati acreage likely in Haryana, farmers switch to early maturing Pusa-1509

Increase in the area under long-grained basmati varieties in Haryana is likely this year as farmers are showing interest in sowing Pusa-1509, the early maturing basmati variety of paddy
Farmers said Pusa-1509 is the only early maturing basmati variety which helps them empty their fields within three months and they get enough time to sow the next crop, especially vegetables. (Getty Images)
Farmers said Pusa-1509 is the only early maturing basmati variety which helps them empty their fields within three months and they get enough time to sow the next crop, especially vegetables. (Getty Images)
Published on Jun 07, 2022 01:03 AM IST
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Amid heatwave, poor power supply to feeders worries Haryana farmers

Haryana farmers said the electricity supply of five hours to agriculture feeders is insufficient as they are depending on tube well water to keep their crop alive
Sugarcane and vegetable growers in Haryana are demanding power supply to agriculture feeders be increased immediately. (HT File Photo)
Sugarcane and vegetable growers in Haryana are demanding power supply to agriculture feeders be increased immediately. (HT File Photo)
Published on Jun 06, 2022 04:10 AM IST
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Haryana will soon witness a huge political storm: Kejriwal at Kurukshetra rally

Sounding the poll bugle ahead of next month’s MC elections in Haryana, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal urged people of Haryana to give him ‘one chance’ to bring change in the lives of the ‘aam aadmi’, saying Haryana will soon witness a big political storm
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public rally in Kurukshetra on Sunday. (ANI)
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public rally in Kurukshetra on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on May 30, 2022 12:48 AM IST
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Kejriwal promises to improve health, education ahead of Haryana civic body polls

“I want to ask those who want their children to be engineers and doctors and lawyers to come with us and those who want their children to be goons, rioters and rapists, to go with them,” said AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal at Kurukshetra rally
AAP national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public meeting in Kurukshetra on Sunday, May 29, 2022. (ANI)
AAP national convener and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a public meeting in Kurukshetra on Sunday, May 29, 2022. (ANI)
Updated on May 30, 2022 12:47 AM IST
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Haryana told to take action against grossly polluting industries

Taking note of the slow progress in action against grossly polluting industries (GPIs) of the state, the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) has issued strict directions to the state pollution watchdog for stipulating compliance of the orders
The HSPCB was directed to follow the guidelines prepared by the CPCB and take appropriate action within 15 days of receipt of inspection report. (HT File)
The HSPCB was directed to follow the guidelines prepared by the CPCB and take appropriate action within 15 days of receipt of inspection report. (HT File)
Published on May 27, 2022 12:35 AM IST
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By, Karnal

Kejriwal to blow poll bugle at May 29 Kurukshetra rally

‘Haryana mein bhi Kejriwal’ and ‘Ab badlega Haryana’ messages of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will disseminate from its first rally being organised in Haryana on May 29
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI)
Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal (PTI)
Published on May 26, 2022 01:21 AM IST
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Life story of famous ragini singer Dada Lakhmi wins accolades at Haryana int’l film fest

Directed and co-written by actor Yashpal Sharma, the 2.5 hour feature film is a heartfelt tribute to famous poet and ragini singer Pandit Lakhmi Chand, who is fondly called Dada Lakhmi
Dada Lakhmi, a Haryanvi film based on the life story of state’s famous poet and ragini singer Pandit Lakhmi Chand, drew a huge crowd and dominated the concluding day of the Haryana International Film Festival. (HT Photo)
Dada Lakhmi, a Haryanvi film based on the life story of state’s famous poet and ragini singer Pandit Lakhmi Chand, drew a huge crowd and dominated the concluding day of the Haryana International Film Festival. (HT Photo)
Updated on May 24, 2022 04:41 AM IST
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Defying govt orders, Karnal farmers begin paddy transplantation

Farmers in several villages of Karnal have started transplantation of paddy, defying government orders that prohibit sowing of the water-guzzling crop before June 15
As per the reports, farmers were seen pumping out groundwater and flooding their fields in Samora, Ramba, Salaru, Sangoha, Sangohi, Darar, Churni and Bibipur villages of Indri block in district in lack of action by authorities. (HT Photo)
As per the reports, farmers were seen pumping out groundwater and flooding their fields in Samora, Ramba, Salaru, Sangoha, Sangohi, Darar, Churni and Bibipur villages of Indri block in district in lack of action by authorities. (HT Photo)
Published on May 20, 2022 12:48 AM IST
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Karnal: Basmati seeds recalled over poor germination

Dr RN Yadav, principal scientist of IARI’s Karnal regional centre, said the decision to recall the seeds sold between February 25 and April 4 was made immediately after the reports of poor germination surfaced
As per the notification issued by the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute’s regional centre in Karnal, the lot of this variety sold between February 25 and April 4 this year, which had the germination capacity above the fixed 80%, has been recalled as there is a possibility of decline in the germination. (AP file photo)
As per the notification issued by the ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute’s regional centre in Karnal, the lot of this variety sold between February 25 and April 4 this year, which had the germination capacity above the fixed 80%, has been recalled as there is a possibility of decline in the germination. (AP file photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 04:25 AM IST
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Resumption of wheat procurement unlikely to improve Haryana tally

As per the figures of the Haryana food, civil supplies and consumer affairs department, only 42.72 lakh MT of wheat was procured from April 1 to May 15, which is around 50% less than the last year’s 84.93 lakh MT
Haryana mandis are wearing a deserted look as the procured wheat has already been lifted and migrant labourers engaged in operations have gone back with no farmers arriving with their produce. (HT Photo)
Haryana mandis are wearing a deserted look as the procured wheat has already been lifted and migrant labourers engaged in operations have gone back with no farmers arriving with their produce. (HT Photo)
Published on May 17, 2022 04:13 AM IST
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Farmers fill pits dug for high-tension electric towers in Karnal village

Thousands of farmers on Saturday filled the pits that were earlier dug up for erection of high-tension electric towers in Bandrala village of Karnal district
The protesters also uprooted the base constructed by the private company for erection of the pylons and threatened to start an indefinite protest until compensation is released. (HT Photo)
The protesters also uprooted the base constructed by the private company for erection of the pylons and threatened to start an indefinite protest until compensation is released. (HT Photo)
Published on May 15, 2022 12:46 AM IST
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Arrested Khalistani terrorists were paid 36 lakh, heroin worth 14 lakh to deliver consignments

Pakistan-based Khalistani terrorists Harvinder Singh Rinda had paid 36 lakh cash and heroin worth 14 lakh for delivery of consignments to four Punjab-based counterparts, revealed the investigators
The investigation agencies of Karnal police have also collected CCTV footage from Amritsar in Punjab, in which the accused were seen accepting money from an unknown person. (iStock)
The investigation agencies of Karnal police have also collected CCTV footage from Amritsar in Punjab, in which the accused were seen accepting money from an unknown person. (iStock)
Published on May 14, 2022 12:59 AM IST
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‘Arrested terrorist got drugs from Pakistan for payment of delivery of explosives’

Pak-based Khalistani terrorist Rinda had sent a drug consignment along with explosives to accused to fund ops
During the investigation, it was found that with consignments of arms, explosives and grenades, they used to get drugs which they sold to a dealer to get their payments. (iStock)
During the investigation, it was found that with consignments of arms, explosives and grenades, they used to get drugs which they sold to a dealer to get their payments. (iStock)
Published on May 12, 2022 02:26 AM IST
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Shortage of teachers: Karnal students take to the roads

The students, who were in their school uniforms, were carrying water bottles and hand-written posters slamming the government for turning a blind eye to their plight; many protesters were barefoot, and some were accompanied by their parents.
Students of a Government Middle School in Karnal’s Manchuri village took out a protest march to the mini secretariat in the scorching heat to protest against shortage of staff and lack of basic facilities on Tuesday. (Representative Image/HT File)
Students of a Government Middle School in Karnal’s Manchuri village took out a protest march to the mini secretariat in the scorching heat to protest against shortage of staff and lack of basic facilities on Tuesday. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on May 11, 2022 01:34 AM IST
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Old Age Samman Allowance: Haryana VB initiates fresh probe into DBT irregularities

Five years after financial irregularities were highlighted in direct benefit transfer of the Old Age Samman Allowance, the Haryana State Vigilance Bureau has initiated a fresh probe into the allegations.
The vigilance bureau has directed all district social welfare officers (DSWOs) in the state to furnish details of beneficiaries who availed the old-age pension scheme between April 2011 to March 2012 to determine whether there were any fake or ineligible beneficiaries of the DBT irregularities. (Representative Image/HT File)
The vigilance bureau has directed all district social welfare officers (DSWOs) in the state to furnish details of beneficiaries who availed the old-age pension scheme between April 2011 to March 2012 to determine whether there were any fake or ineligible beneficiaries of the DBT irregularities. (Representative Image/HT File)
Published on May 11, 2022 01:19 AM IST
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ByNeeraj Mohan and Bhavey Nagpal, Karnal

Haryana Police to bring accused Akashdeep, Jashandeep on production warrant for interrogation

In an effort to trace the network of four suspected Khalistani terrorists, the Haryana police will now take their two Punjab-based accomplices on production warrant for interrogation
The officer said they have not found involvement of the arrested accused in recovery of an improvised explosive device equipped with RDX from Tarn Taran on Sunday. (iStock)
The officer said they have not found involvement of the arrested accused in recovery of an improvised explosive device equipped with RDX from Tarn Taran on Sunday. (iStock)
Published on May 10, 2022 01:04 AM IST
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Panipat SHO, 2 forest officers on rescue mission hurt in leopard attack

Panipat superintendent of police Shashank Kumar Sawan tweeted a video clip of the leopard’s attack. “I salute their bravery and courage,” he said
Sanouli station house officer Jagjit Singh, Panipat forest department ranger Virender Gahlyan and the forest department’s veterinary surgeon Ashok Khasa were injured in the attack (Video screengrab/Twitter)
Sanouli station house officer Jagjit Singh, Panipat forest department ranger Virender Gahlyan and the forest department’s veterinary surgeon Ashok Khasa were injured in the attack (Video screengrab/Twitter)
Updated on May 08, 2022 06:53 PM IST
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Security agencies interrogate suspected Khalistani terrorists over breach at int’l border

The security agencies are trying to trace the terrorists’ network and the modus operandi they adopted for repeated delivery of arms and explosives from Pakistan
Karnal superintendent of police (SP) Ganga Ram Punia said national security agencies are interrogating them as per their own method and are collecting whatever information they require. (iStock)
Karnal superintendent of police (SP) Ganga Ram Punia said national security agencies are interrogating them as per their own method and are collecting whatever information they require. (iStock)
Updated on May 08, 2022 12:35 AM IST
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