Now, health aid, insurance for construction workers
GURGAON: The Haryana government has upgraded benefit schemes for construction workers, who will now be getting more, both in terms of medical aid and accident insurance. The new order entitles workers to a 30-day support programme, under which those who are off-duty owing to accident or illness, can still continue to draw their daily wages for a period of one
Kataria's anticipatory bail granted
GURGAON: Haryana sports and youth affairs minister SukhbirKataria was granted anticipatory bail by a court here in the bogus vote case. The minister, however, has been told to be present in the court during hearing on Friday. The court of the additional district and sessions judge heard the minister's plea on Wednesday and Thursday before granting him bail. The security
Three wanted members of Kaushal gang held
GURGAON: Three persons were arrested by the Sector 46 crime branch following a brief encounter. Police said five persons, allegedly part of the notorious Kaushal gang, were in the city on two vehicles, a Pajero and a Scorpio, carrying an assortment of illegal weapons. While police managed to arrest three persons, two of their colleagues, including an alleged bail-jumper, escaped.
With summer, power cuts back to haunt Gurgaonites
GURGAON: With temperatures rising, power cuts are back to haunt Gurgaon residents and industry owners. Thanks to the surge in power demand due to the blazing summer sun, the residents claimed electricity supply went off for over two to three hours on Thursday.
"There is no specific time for power cuts but still, for three hours intermittently and, thank God, it
Builder-babu nexus causes
GURGAON: The latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) reveals how builder-bureaucrat nexus in Gurgaon is causing the state exchequer loss of several crores of rupees due to stamp duty evasion in big-ticket land deals.
The report cites cases that came to light during test check of records in which Rs 100 was paid as stamp duty