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Honey trap: Woman among five arrested in Fatehabad; Are Honey Trap incidents growing in Haryana?

Chandigarh :
In a honey trap case at Fatehabad, the police arrested five persons, including a woman, who recorded her conversation with the victim and then threatened to lodge a complaint against him.

A spokesperson of the police said Teja Singh, a class IV employee at the blood bank in Civil Hospital, had lodged a complaint that some youths were blackmailing him on the basis of his telephonic conversation with a woman.

He alleged that initially, they had demanded Rs 1 lakh to settle the matter, but now, they had scaled down their demand to Rs 40,000.

On the advice of the police, Teja Singh called the callers to the bus stand to take the first instalment of Rs 20,000. The accused came in a car and the moment they accepted the money, they were nabbed by a police party. The police have identified the accused as Sunil, alias Sonu of Shekhupur Daroli, Dharambir and Sneha from Banawali, Vijay Singh from Kharaiti Khera and Jai Singh from Bighar road in Fatehabad. 

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Yamuna overflow: Haryana releases 21,006 cusecs of water; Whether the flood of Yamuna threatens Haryana?

New Delhi :
The water level of the Yamuna river in the national capital is expected to rise further as 21,006 cusecs of water has been released from the Hathani Kund Barrage on Tuesday night.

The water was released by Haryana at 10 pm.

The water level in the Yamuna in Delhi was recorded at the 205.96 meter mark at the same time.

Earlier on Tuesday, 19,662 cusecs of water was released at 6 pm from the Hathani Kund Barrage. At that time, the water level in the Yamuna was recorded at the 206.05 meter mark.

This comes after the Railways earlier temporarily suspended the rail traffic over the old Yamuna Bridge Loha Pul.

Due to the closure of the Yamuna Bridge, at least two passenger trains have been cancelled while 19 trains have been terminated. Meanwhile, 17 trains have been diverted after the water level crossed the danger mark.

Earlier, as to how families residing near old Yamuna Bridge in the national capital are allegedly forced to stay on roads due to less availability of shelter homes.
The families were evacuated from their homes after the water level of the Yamuna crossed the danger mark.

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'Don't rely on me': Khattar snubs job seeker; video goes viral; Are Khattar avoiding giving jobs?

Karnal :
A video of Manohar Lal Khattar snubbing a Karnal resident who asked the Haryana CM to keep his promise of a job to him has become talk of the town. The CM reportedly asked the job seeker to work on his own instead of relying on him for a job.

The video has gone viral and even the opposition leaders taking a dig at the CM. Randeep Singh Surjewala, media cell incharge of Congress, shared this video on Twitter and slammed the CM for "his way of public dealing".

On July 22 when Khattar was listening to the grievances of people at PWD Rest House, one Tej Partap Arora, a resident of Gandhinagar in the city, reminded the CM of his promise of a job during the latter's visit at his residence two years back.

He requested Khattar for a job, but the CM reportedly asked him to do some work as he "looks healthy and fit", instead of relying on him.

Arora alleged that the CM did not keep his promise. The CM had assured Arora's family a job when he had come to their residence to mourn the death of his wife and son in an accident in Panipat. His father had also received injuries in the accident. 

In the video, Arora also lost his cool and said if the CM cannot fulfil promises, he should give false hope. After this, the security staff whisked him away.

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Colleges, varsities set for student polls; Is there a passion for students union elections?

Likely in September-October | Elections were scrapped by HVP-BJP govt 22 years ago

Chandigarh :
Colleges and universities in the state are gearing up for student body elections in the current academic session nearly 22 years after these were discontinued by the HVP-BJP government led by Bansi Lal.

Sources in Manohar Lal Khattar government said that the BJP government was committed to holding student body elections in colleges and universities across the state in September-October this year.

Khattar categorically assured a delegation of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, student wing of the BJP, that student elections would definitely be held during the current academic session.

He directed DCs and SPs through video-conferencing to make all arrangements to ensure that the elections were held in a peaceful manner.

Khattar’s media adviser Rajiv Jain asserted that the modalities for conducting the elections would be worked out soon.

“Conducting student body elections was one of the poll promises of the BJP in the 2014 Assembly elections. The party is committed to fulfilling its promise to take the democratic process to educational institutions,” he said.

Following deliberations with stakeholders, the government had formed a committee under Prof Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Guru Jambeshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar, to explore the possibilities of student elections.

The committee had reportedly favoured ‘indirect elections’ in one report.

The then HVP-BJP government led by Bansi Lal had discontinued student body elections in 1996. Current Education Minister Ram Bilas Sharma held the same portfolio when the elections were discontinued.

All major political parties have student wings, which will contest student body elections. The Congress has the National Student Union of India as its student wing and the INLD has the Indian National Student Organisation as its student wing.

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Woman held for blackmail; Now is it common for women to be blackmailed?

Yamunanagar :
A joint team of the CIA-II and the women police station has arrested a woman for allegedly blackmailing a man by threatening to implicate him in a rape case.

A local court sent the accused, Simran, alias Seema, a resident of Gumthala Rao village, to judicial custody.

Shri Bhagwan Yadav, in charge, CIA-II, said that they received a complaint from a resident of Jagadhri Workshop, a few days ago.

The complainant stated that he was working as a medical representative in a company in 2014 and Simran was working as a receptionist in a private hospital here. He came in contact with her and they became friends.

He alleged that after sometime, she started blackmailing him and extorted more than Rs 4 lakh from him in the past more than three years.

He said that she was now demanding Rs 50,000 from him. Simran was arrested red-handed while accepting Rs 50,000 from the victim on Monday evening.

Shri Bhagwan said that as per preliminary investigation, the woman had married three persons in the past and had left them after extorting money from them.
“We are trying to know whether more persons are involved in the case,” said Shri Bhagwan.

Criminal past 

Shri Bhagwan Yadav, incharge, CIA-II, said that as per preliminary investigation, the woman had married three persons in the past and had left them after extorting money from them.

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