Everything you need to know about Sector 31 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Everything you need to know about Sector 31 Po Chandigarh: news, reviews, in-depth analysis, opinion and more
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) It could have been THE address, north of Chandigarh's upscale areas. However, even before the first brick for the controversial Tata Camelot housing project could be laid, the project is headed to becoming history with Punjab's influential politicians pulling out of it.
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) Wholesale markets in Himachal Pradesh are flooded with a pricey wild, rare nutritional fungi crop known for its medicinal value. Guchhi, or morchella esculenta, a mushroom variety which commands a huge demand globally, is plentiful this year.
Jalandhar, June 15 (IANS) A Punjab Police constable was Saturday dismissed from service for allegedly sodomizing an eight year old boy here, an official said.
Chandigarh, June 12 (IANS) Senior Haryana cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Harbaksh Singh died of head injuries sustained while falling down the stairs of his Sector 15 home in Gurgaon town, adjoining New Delhi, early Wednesday, a doctor said.
Chandigarh, June 11 (IANS) To do away with chaos on roads and open areas due to haphazardly parked vehicles, the Punjab government gave a green signal Tuesday for multi-level robotic car parking system in congested commercial areas of all corporation towns.
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) A fugitive policeman accused of three murders, including of a Chandigarh police inspector, has been arrested by Haryana Police from New Delhi, police said Sunday.
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) An inspector of the Chandigarh Police was stabbed to death by a youth in the early hours of Saturday and investigators are looking into the role of a fugitive policeman in the murder, an official said.
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) An inspector of the Chandigarh Police was stabbed to death by a youth in the early hours of Saturday, police said.
Chandigarh, June 5 (IANS) The Chandigarh Police used tear-gas and water cannons and cane-charged scores of Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) leaders and workers who were proceeding towards the residence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Pun June 1 (IANS) Chandigarh fought back after being a goal down to force a 2-2 draw with Tamil Nadu in a Group F league match of the third Hockey India senior men's national championship here Saturday.
Washington, May 24 (IANS) Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan made history Thursday as the US Senate confirmed his nomination as a top US judge in a 97 to 0 vote.
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of an expected Senate vote on the nomination of Chandigarh-born Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan to a top US court, 21 lawmakers have penned their support for him.
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) Police had to use water cannons to disperse scores of BJP workers who clashed with police during a protest near the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) office here Monday.
Chandigarh, May 15 (IANS) Haryana Wednesday lifted the ban imposed last month on the screening of Punjabi movie "Sadda Haq". The ban was lifted following the Supreme Court's recent nod to allow the screening of the film after making some cuts.
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) Sunday withdrew the medals from six of the current junior national champions, who failed to provide samsples to the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) for dope test.
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Two controversies, both swirling around ministerial malfeasance and impropriety, may not have anything to do directly with Punjab but the state is experiencing its political fallout.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay died in a Chandigarh hospital Thursday, six days after he was attacked in a Jammu jail, and his body was flown to Pakistan by a special Pakistan International Airlines (PIA). India sidestepped Pakistan's demand for an international probe but called for discussing the joint judicial panel's recommendations.
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) Embattled Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal is facing fresh heat after revelations that his family, relatives and close associates benefited from official largesse, informed sources say.
Chandigarh, May 9 (IANS) A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight took off from Chandigarh airport Thursday evening with the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay died in a Chandigarh hospital Thursday, six days after he was attacked in a Jammu jail. In the latest chapter of stress between the two countries, India sidestepped Pakistan's demand for an international probe but said it would do everything to facilitate sending the body home.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Thursday expressed her condolences to the family of Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah, who succumbed to his injures in a hospital in Chandigarh on Thursday morning, days after being attacked by a fellow prisoner at jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail.
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde on Thursday said the body of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who succumbed to injuries in a Chandigarh hospital on Thursday, will be handed over to Pakistan.
Chandigarh, May 9 (ANI): Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah, who had been admitted to Chandigarh's PGIMER Hospital in critical condition after being beaten up by inmates at Jammu's Kot Bhalwal Jail, died at 5.30 a.m. on Thursday.
Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested Ajay Garg, an industrialist, here in connection with the railways bribery case, an official source said.
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Two members of the family of Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who is in a Chandigarh hospital after being attacked in a Jammu jail, are coming to India Tuesday to meet him, Pakistani officials said here.
Chandigarh, May 6 (ANI): Pakistani High Commissioner to India Salman Bashir on Monday visited Chandigarh's Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGI) to enquire after the health of critically injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay.
Chandigarh, May 6 (IANS) Pakistan High Commissioner Salman Bashir arrived here Monday to visit Pakistani prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who continues to be in a deep coma at the PGIMER hospital here after he was attacked inside Jammu jail.
Chandigarh, May 5 (IANS) The high commissioner of Pakistan will visit Chandigarh Monday to see a Pakistani prisoner admitted in a critical condition at the PGIMER here, a diplomat said, even as his condition continued to be critical.
Chandigarh, May 5 (ANI): Officials of Pakistan High Commission visited the hospital for the second consecutive day on Sunday, where injured Pakistan prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay, who was allegedly beaten by jail inmates in Kot Bhalwal jail, is being treated.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was hit by a new crisis Saturday as the nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was sent to CBI custody after being arrested for taking a Rs.90 lakh bribe from a senior railway official, triggering opposition calls for the minister's sacking.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his son and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal have justified the import of livestock from Pakistan worth over Rs.16.71 lakh saying it was their own use, a state government spokesman said here Saturday.
New Delhi/Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government was hit by a new crisis Saturday as the nephew of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal was sent to CBI custody after being arrested for taking Rs.90 lakh in bribe from a senior railway official, triggering opposition calls for the minister's sacking.
New Delhi May 4 (IANS) A special court here Saturday granted the CBI four days custody of Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others, arrested for allegedly taking a bribe to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
Chandigarh/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Congress-led UPA government, the CBI Saturday arrested Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs.90 lakh to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) An advocate-turned-politician, Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal has gradually moved his way up in his political career while maintaining a clean image. However, this will be impacted by a bribery scandal in which his nephew Vijay Singla figures prominently.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Minister of State for Railways Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary, reacting to the CBI raids in Chandigarh and the arrest of the nephew of Railways Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, said Saturday that it was "disconcerting" to see a bribery scandal in his ministry.
Chandigarh,May 4 (ANI): Pakistan High Commission officials visited prisoner Sanaullah, who was injured in a scuffle with another inmate in a Jammu jail, at PGI, Chandigarh, on Saturday, after India granted consular access to them last night.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani diplomats Saturday visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after being attacked by a prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said, adding they will be granted consular access once daily.
Pakistani officials Saturday visited at Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) Chandigarh where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated after he was attacked by a fellow prisoner in a Jammu jail, authorities said................
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) The CBI Saturday arrested Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal's nephew Vijay Singla and three others here for allegedly taking a bribe to ensure the promotion of a top railway official.
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Posing embarrassment to union Railway Minister and Chandigarh MP Pawan Kumar Bansal, the CBI Saturday arrested his nephew Vijay Singla and three others for allegedly taking a bribe for the promotion of a top railway official.
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Pakistani officials have visited a Chandigarh hospital where a comatose Pakistani prisoner is being treated, said the ministry of external affairs Saturday.
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) India Friday granted permission to three Pakistani officials for consular access to injured prisoner Sanaullah Ranjay in a Chandigarh hospital.
Chandigarh, April 27 (ANI): The Punjab and Haryana High Court has asked one of India's wealthiest women, Savitri Jindal, to vacate her government accommodation, which she has been occupying illegally for over three years now, within the next 15 days.
Chandigarh, April 26 (IANS) Savitri Jindal, said to be India's richest woman, was Friday asked by the Punjab and Haryana High Court to vacate within 15 days her government accommodation, which she had been occupying unauthorisedly.
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday said that it would watch the film "Sada Haq" that has allegedly taken an exalted view of the days of extremism and its leaders in Punjab before taking a call on the plea by its producers seeking lifting of the ban on its screening in Punjab, Chandigarh and Delhi.
Lucknow, April 25 (IANS) Five goals by Sonu helped Rajasthan beat Bengal 9-2 in a Pool B match of the Women's National Hockey Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Sunday mourned the death of its former president B. Sivanthi Adithan, saying that sports in the country has lost a "father figure, a great guide and motivator".
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Three separate police teams were formed Friday to arrest a Chandigarh police constable who shot dead his lover's husband and her mother-in-law, and injured another woman in Haryana's Sonepat district Thursday, police said.
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) The Punjab government has ordered closure of 473 private schools after they failed to implement norms of the right to education (RTE) act, a minister said Wednesday.
Sonepat, April 15 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated Punjab 2-1 in the final of third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Monday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Chandigarh defeated hosts Haryana 2-1 to enter the final of the third Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Sonepat, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Haryana registered a comprehensive 3-0 win over Uttar Pradesh in the first semifinal of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) here Sunday.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Chandigarh and Uttar Pradesh from Pool A and hosts Haryana and Delhi from Pool B entered semifinals of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Men's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Sonepat, April 13 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh and Chandigarh entered the semifinals from Pool B of the Hockey India Sub-Junior Women's National Championship (North Zone) played here Saturday.
Chandigarh, April 12 (IANS) The Punjab government Friday dissolved all the 12,775 panchayats in the state to pave the way for fresh village councils elections.
Sonepat (Haryana), April 10 (IANS) Hosts Haryana defeated Uttarakhand 12-0 in their opening match of Pool-A on the first day of the 3rd Hockey India Sub-Junior Women National Championship (North Zone) played here Wednesday.
New Delhi, Apr. 10 (ANI): The Planning Commission on Wednesday approved Himachal Pradesh 's annual plan of Rs 4100 crore for the current fiscal.
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) After the first look, new theatrical trailer of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" is ready, but it will be released only after Milkha Singh, the Flying Sikh, gives his inputs.
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday blamed the central government for the recent imposition of property tax in urban centres in Punjab.
Chandigarh, March 22 (IANS) The Punjabi penchant for food is well known. But now, thanks to the younger generation, fitness and lifestyle products are increasingly becoming popular, a survey on the online shopping list of young Punjabis shows.
Gurgaon, March 13 (IANS) Two CBI teams Wednesday raided the residence of the former Indian Air Force (IAF) chief, Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi, here in connection with alleged kickbacks in the VVIP chopper deal, official sources said.
Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) A court here Monday sentenced a senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer to 13 years in jail in a case of pilfering seized contraband.
Chandigarh, March 10 (IANS) The Australian cricket team, here to play the third Test against India in Mohali March 14-18, are having a ball.
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) A court here Friday convicted an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who was arrested with 12 kg heroin in January 2009 in Mumbai.
Jaipur/Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Clashes Wednesday between agitating lawyers and police in Jaipur and Chandigarh left nearly a dozen people injured.
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Agitated over their colleagues being named in a police case, lawyers of the Punjab and Haryana High Court clashed with police near the Punjab Raj Bhavan in Chandigarh Wednesday. The police had to use force and water cannons to disperse the lawyers.
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Legislators of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) were Monday again suspended from the Haryana assembly after they created ruckus inside the house over an adjournment motion seeking removal of their chief Om Prakash Chautala as member.
Chandigarh, Mar 1 (IANS) No new taxes were proposed in the Haryana budget presented in the state assembly Friday by Finance Minister H.S. Chattha.
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With an impressive lead of 24.32 minutes over his closest competitor, Suresh Rana of Team Maruti looks set for victory in the Maruti Suzuki Desert Storm.
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has sought from Chandigarh a report over the alleged malfunctioning of emergency wards in three government hospitals, a statement said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) Legendary athlete, 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh Monday found himself in the middle of an unsavoury controversy after he was named in a FIR registered by the Chandigarh police following a brawl among high-profile members of the upscale Chandigarh Golf Club here.
Chandigarh, Feb 15 (IANS) It took several months of preparation, meetings and nearly Rs.1.2 crore. But when the big day arrived, the mock disaster drill here itself turned out to be a mockery.
Chandigarh, Feb. 2 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday took potshots at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for deciding to boycott all public programmes of Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde over his saffron terror remarks, saying the main opposition party and its ideological parent, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), would be better served if they introspect and take steps to see such individuals and such tendencies are really exercised from their own ethos.
New Delhi, Feb 1 (ANI): The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will conduct mega mock drills to generate greater awareness among people about earthquakes on February 13.
Ludhiana, Jan 29 (IANS) Swine flu scare has gripped this Punjab town as a middle-aged man died of the disease late Monday at a private hospital here, officials said.
Chandigarh, Jan 27 (IANS) At 46, Harpal Singh is a successful first generation entrepreneur. But that is not his only achievement. His company is now a record holder in erecting a fully-functional 10-floor building in just 48 hours. And there is no stopping him.
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh celebrated the Republic Day Saturday with fanfare and nationalistic zeal.
Dharamsala, Jan 26 (IANS) For once, cricket might take a back seat. The snow-capped mountains, the tea gardens nearby and the spiritual pull of this picturesque capital of the Tibetan government in exile could well divert spectators from Sunday's one-day international between India and England.
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) The Haryana cabinet Wednesday approved allowing 10 percent reservation in jobs for economically backward persons in general category in the state, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Haryana will examine the judgment of the CBI court in Delhi on the teachers' recruitment scam in the state before deciding the fate of over 3,200 teachers, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Wednesday.
Chandigarh, Jan.21 (ANI): The Government of Punjab on Monday said that it had no comment to make on a gurdwara in Sector 7 of Panchkula refusing to hold prayers to mark the death anniversary of 1965 war hero Lt. Gen. R.S. Dyal on December 30.
Bathinda (Punjab), Jan 21 (IANS) A woman was admitted to hospital here after she was allegedly abducted, gang-raped and then dumped on the roadside, police said Monday.
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) BJP leader Kamal Sharma was Tuesday elected as the president of the party's Punjab unit.
Chandigarh, Jan 10 (IANS) Pleading for death penalty for gang rape, brutal rape and custodial rape, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said such criminals should not be allowed to seek mercy.
Panchkula (Haryana), Jan 9 (IANS) A newly elected Congress legislator from Himachal Pradesh was interrogated Wednesday by Haryana Police after his arrest in the murder of a 24-year-old Dalit woman in November.
Shimla, Jan 5 (IANS) It's better to be in the Himachal hills these days than in the plains. Life in the plains of northern India has come under a shroud of fog, while the sun is regularly shining in Himachal Pradesh.
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Women drivers in Chandigarh are either very particular about following rules or the city's traffic police has a soft corner for them. Statistics of the tickets issued to women for traffic offences suggest this.
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The death of a young Delhi woman who had been savagely raped and tortured cast a long shadow over New Year's Eve celebrations not just in the national capital but across India with subdued introspection taking over wild parties in many places.
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Congress councillor Subhash Chawla was Tuesday elected mayor of the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation.
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) A prolonged fight of nearly 25 years by teachers of government-aided private colleges in Punjab for a pension scheme has come back to square one with the state government repealing its scheme without ever implementing it.
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) A constable with the Chandigarh Police was arrested and suspended after a girl complained that he had misbehaved with her, police said Sunday.
Chandigarh, Dec 29 (IANS) Leading lawyer Hira Lal Sibal, who had defended noted Urdu short story writer Saadat Hassan Manto in a case of indecent writing in 1945, passed away here Saturday and was cremated with full state honours. He was 98.
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) It was a foggy Christmas Day in most parts of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh, disrupting road, train and air traffic in the entire region.
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Stalemate continued between the government and opposition in the Punjab assembly Thursday over the suspension of a Congress legislator following an acrimonious and abusive spat between leaders of both sides.
Chandigarh, Dec 20 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday said a notification will soon be issued soon to provide reservation to five communities, including the Jats, under the special backward communities category.
Chandigarh, Dec 13 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Thursday granted bail to a superintendent of Chandigarh Police, suspended on the charge of taking a bribe from another police officer.
Gurgaon, Dec 13 (IANS) A proclaimed offender wanted in Haryana in a 2007 double murder case was arrested from Chandigarh, police said Thursday.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Heavy woollens were out as rain, snow and fog heralded the onset of chilly days across north India Tuesday with Leh town in Jammu and Kashmir recording the lowest temperature at a bone-freezing minus 12.4 degrees Celsius.
Chandigarh, Dec 7 (IANS) It may not be a leaf from V.S. Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas", but another drama is being enacted in Punjab's political circles over a sprawling bungalow in an upscale and high-security zone of Chandigarh.