India News | Written by Nikhil Pandhi | Saturday March 18, 2017
In 2015, the BJP chose the state of Haryana to launch its 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' scheme, with the intent of using education, health and women's development to expand the state's historically poor sex ratio. According to the state women and child department statistics, Haryana has registered a historic increase in state and district sex ratios i...
(With Inputs From PTI) | Friday January 6, 2017
Chandigarh: Haryana, infamous for having skewed sex ratio, has a good news to share. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said that the state has achieved a sex ratio of 900 girls against 1000 boys in 2016. The Chief Minister, citing Civil Registration System (CRS) data, said that the ratio was much in contrast to the statistics of 2011 ...
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 6, 2017
Haryana achieved a sex ratio of 900 girls as against 1000 boys in 2016, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today, citing Civil Registration System (CRS) data.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 5, 2016
A few days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the Haryana government for improving the girl sex ratio in the state, a nearly five-month-old girl was found dead near Gurgaon, police said on Saturday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 2, 2016
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday lauded the steps taken by Haryana towards improving the adverse sex ratio and called upon the people of the state to take a pledge in its golden jubilee year to protect the girl child.
India News | Reported by Anand Kumar Patel (with inputs from agencies), Edited by Raija Susan Panicker | Friday July 22, 2016
Amid outrage over a gang-rape survivor in Haryana being raped a second time, allegedly by the same men, a BJP leader assigned to protect women's rights in the state has said, "Rapes have been committed since this world was created."
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday January 16, 2016
For the first time in 10 years, sex ratio in Haryana has shown an upward trend, crossing the 900-mark.
Gurgaon News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Tuesday September 1, 2015
Inspector Umesh Bala is an odd one out in the Haryana police force. Not only does she have a male sounding name, she is also occupying what has traditionally been seen as a very male dominated post - a Station House Officer (SHO).
Offbeat | Amrita Kohli | Wednesday June 24, 2015
A village panchayat in Haryana just held a "selfie with daughter" contest in which parents had to send across selfies taken with their daughters.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 13, 2015
In a unique initiative to save girl child in Haryana, where the sex ratio has been dismally low, a village panchayat in Jind has started a contest for clicking "selfie with daughter".
India News | Written by Sidharth Pandey, Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Saturday March 7, 2015
Haryana has the distinction of having the worst sex ratio in the country with 837 females per 1000 males. Now a survey conducted by an NGO identifies gender bias at the hands of parents as the root cause of the problem.
India News | Sunetra Choudhury | Sunday January 25, 2015
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the "Beti Bachao Andolan" in Haryana on Thursday to save the girl child and improve the country's horrific child sex ratio, it meant a short road trip for his cabinet members and their big boss who couldn't use a helicopter because of bad weather.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh | Thursday January 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose Haryana to launch the nationwide camnpaign called 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao' (Save the Girl Child, Educate Her). The scheme will focus on fighting female foeticide and empowering women through education. Haryana has the worst sex ratio (number of females per 1,000 males) and child sex ratio in the country. Out of ...
India News | Written by Anand Kumar Patel | Thursday January 22, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the government's flagship "Beti Bachao Beti Padao" campaign - meant to stop female foeticide and help nurture the girl child - today. And he will flag off the campaign in Panipat, Haryana, - the state notorious for its skewed sex ratio.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday January 21, 2015
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday announced that any innovative district which succeeds in attaining a balanced sex ratio would get a reward of Rs. 1 crore.
India News | Written by A Vaidyanathan | Tuesday January 20, 2015
The Supreme Court today lamented the sex ratio in Haryana, which is on a downward spiral, can ultimately "affect the human race and civilization".
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday December 26, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' programme, a key scheme that aims to address the dipping child sex ratio and empower girl child in the country, in Haryana in January next year.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
For the first time in Haryana, known for its skewed sex ratio, 13 women will enter the state Assembly out of 116 women candidates who contested the polls.
Chandigarh News | Press Trust of India | Saturday June 28, 2014
In its drive against illegal sex determination tests, Haryana health department on Saturday conducted raids and got two doctors arrested from Mahendargarh and Bhiwani districts as they were allegedly found involved in the malpractice.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday June 8, 2014
In a positive sign, Haryana's skewed sex-ratio has improved to 881 from 875 last year on the back of measures taken by the health department, the state government said today.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 17, 2012
Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda's wife Asha Hooda on Wednesday said her "head hangs in shame" when the state, a frontrunner in many areas, is pointed out for negative things that include adverse sex ratio and recent incidents of crimes against women.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday July 14, 2012
A big step seems to have been taken in possibly correcting Haryana's skewed sex ratio. The Mahapanchayat or meeting of village councils that congregated in Jind today has found unanimity and proposed that female foeticide should be treated on par with homicide and murder.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Saturday July 14, 2012
A Mahapanchayat or meeting of village councils on female foeticide and related issues is being held today in Jind district of Haryana. The district is notorious for its skewed sex ratio where males far outnumber females. The village body is meeting this morning, in what they say is an attempt to empower women. Over a 100 women will attend the sess...
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Tuesday May 15, 2012
In Haryana's Yamuna Nagar area, a Delhi suburb, a woman doctor has been arrested after she was allegedly caught aborting a girl child during a raid conducted by health department officials.
India News | NDTV Correspondent | Thursday April 21, 2011
According to the latest census figures, Haryana ranks lowest among all 28 states in India on the sex ratio front. Against Kerala's 1,084 females per 1,000 males, Haryana reports a sorry number of just 877.Compared to the last census in 2001, the state has, however, reported a rise in sex ratio figures - up from 861 to 877 females per 1,000 males. T...