Chandigarh

  • Speeding car driver caught speaking on mobile, hits traffic constable, drags him for one kilometer August 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a shocking incident of road rage, a video footage shows a traffic constable being hit and dragged on the bonnet of a car for as long as 1 km in Chandigarh city. The video shot from another car shows a man hitting the traffic constable after he was asked...
  • Kites with freedom fighters' images to dot skyline this Independence day August 13, 2014

    Chandigarh: Images of freedom fighters Rani Lakshmibai, Bhagat Singh and Subhash Chandra Bose will dot the skyline this Independence Day with inspiring messages in tow as a kite maker from Amritsar has come out with special paper marvels for the occasion. While some of the kites are as small as two...
  • AirAsia to launch flights to Jaipur, Chandigarh from September July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: New no-frill carrier AirAsia India on Thursday said that it would launch new flights connecting Jaipur and Chandigarh to Bengaluru from September, marking its entry into North India barely a month after launching operations. It also announced doubling of its Bengaluru-Goa flights from one to two from September...
  • Watch: Chandigarh people happy with Modi's rail budget July 8, 2014

    People of Chandigarh are satisfied with the Narendra Modi's first railway budget. "The government has said that they will ensure cleanliness and also use CCTV to check to ensure work is getting done. I am happy with the railway budget," a resident told to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Punjab: CM Badal describes Railway budget as 'growth oriented' July 8, 2014

    Chandigarh: Hailing the Railway Budget, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday described it as "growth oriented" and "passenger friendly", saying its proposals will propel all round development and prosperity in the country. The Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brainchild to introduce bullet trains in the country would put India on...
  • 24 police officers shifted in Punjab July 2, 2014

    Chandigarh: In a major reshuffle, Punjab government on Wednesday transferred 24 police officers, including eight from the IPS cadre, in the state. Among the transferred officers are eight of the IPS cadre and 16 from Punjab Police Service (PPS), a spokesman said. They included officers of IGP, DIG and AIG...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda announces grant for health workers June 20, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Friday announced an additional allowance of Rs 400 per month to multi-purpose health workers and supervisors in the state. According to an official spokesperson, the state government will grant washing or uniform allowance of Rs 400 per month to male Multi Purpose...
  • Airtel launches 4G services on mobile in Kolkata June 18, 2014

    Kolkata: Bharti Airtel said on Tuesday it has launched 4G services on mobile in Kolkata with plans for pre-paid customers starting at Rs 42. The company had launched 4G service in Kolkata in 2012 which could be accessed through only dongles. "With the roll out of Airtel 4G services on mobile, customers...
  • Kolkata best, Chandigarh worst Indian city: Janaagraha survey June 10, 2014

    Indian cities don't score very high on several parameters such as laws, policies, institutions, processes and accountability mechanisms that strongly influence quality of life. According to the Annual Survey of India's City-Systems by Janaagraha which was carried out in 21 major cities of India across 18 states, the quality of...
  • Chandigarh building collapses after blaze; 2 firemen dead, 2 still trapped June 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: At least 2 firemen have been killed while two others are still feared trapped after a fire broke out in a four-storey building in Chandigarh. The building in Chandigarh's Sector 17 collapsed after the fire trapping the ill-fated firemen under the debris. According to authorities, the firemen were engaged in...
  • Chandigarh: Major fire breaks out in Sector 17, firemen feared trapped June 8, 2014

    Chandigarh: A major fire broke out on Sunday night at the Regional Computer Centre in Sector 17 of Chandigarh. The firemen with about 45 fire tenders rushed to the spot which is reportedly the most posh area in the city. Authorities informed that the fire stricken building collapsed as the firemen...
  • No BJP wave in Haryana, Cong will win state elections says Hooda May 28, 2014

    Chandigarh: Dismissing BJP's good show in Lok Sabha elections in Haryana as a mandate for Narendra Modi and not the party, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda today said there was no saffron wave in the state and ruling Congress would score a hat-trick in the coming Assembly polls. BJP won seven...
  • Modi wave sweeps Chandigarh as Kirron Kher defeats PK Bansal May 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The Narendra Modi wave have swept Chandigarh as BJP candidate Kirron Kher defeated former railways minister and Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal by 69,642 votes. The Chandigarh seat witnessed a triangular battle with Aam Aadmi Party candidate Gul Panag also in the fray. Debutante Gul Panag stood at...
  • BJP's Kirron Kher defeats PK Bansal in Chandigarh May 16, 2014

    Updates: 6:40 pm: BJP's Kirron Kher defeats Congress's PK Bansal by 69,642 votes. 9:21 am: BJP candidate Kirron Kher leading in Chandigarh. New Delhi: The counting of votes begin for the lone of Chandigarh of Friday and all arrangements have been made for counting of votes registered in the EVMs. The big fight...
  • Ayushmann Khurrana and wife Tahira blessed with baby girl April 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has become a proud father of a baby girl. The 29-year-old 'Vicky Donor' star's wife Tahira gave birth to the child in their hometown Chandigarh on Monday morning. "There's a birth of a father again. Was proud to be the first one to get married in my...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Marking a considerably high voter turnout as compared to the 2009 Lok Sabha elections, India voted for 91 constituencies in 14 states and Union Territories which went to polls in the third and substantial phase on Thursday, with Chandigarh witnessing the highest percentage of 74. The national capital of...
  • Voters exercise their franchise in the crucial 3rd phase of LS polls April 10, 2014

    Voters exercised their franchise in the significant third round of the Lok Sabha elections. The common people, the old, youngsters, businessmen, entreprenuers, villagers, etc all came out to vote keeping in mind the issues that matter the most to them. The third round which will elect 91 MPs to the...
  • Lok Sabha polls phase 3: Highest turnout in Kerala, Delhi moderate April 10, 2014

    Kerala witnessed the highest turnout of 54.24 per cent till 3 PM among 14 states and Union Territories where 91 constituencies went to polls on Thursday. In Delhi, voting percentage was about 52 per cent, followed by Jammu which witnessed 49.46 per cent and in Andaman Nicobar 48.98 per cent people...
  • If people don't vote, they have no right to complain: Kirron Kher April 10, 2014

    BJP candidate from Chandigarh said, "I am confident the people will vote for BJP and BJP will win with majority. It is very important that every individual should vote. If they don't vote, they have no right to complain later." ...
  • Pawan Bansal urges people to vote, confident of winning April 10, 2014

    Congress candidate from Chandigarh, Pawan Kumar Bansal said that he has confident of winning. ...
  • Watch: Analysis of early voter trends in Lok Sabha elections Phase III April 10, 2014

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase III: Video blogs April 10, 2014

    The Lok Sabha elections have entered the third phase on Thursday with 91 constituencies across India. CNN-IBN reporters are on the ground getting a sense of what is happening at the poll booths in these 91 constituencies and the voter turnout. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections: Over 50 per cent polling in Haryana till 3 pm April 10, 2014

    Chandigarh: Over 56.3 per cent voter turn out has been recorded till 3 pm from Haryana out of nearly 1.61 crore electorate who exercised their franchise of voting on Thursday for the 10 Lok Sabha seats from the state, officials said. In Gurgoan, 58 per cent voters turned out to...
  • Watch: Chandigarh voters at poll booths early in the morning April 10, 2014

    Chandigarh has two fresh candidates in the fray - AAP's Gul Panag and BJP's Kirron Kher - and sitting Congress MP Pawan Bansal. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase 3: 91 seats vote across India April 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Voting began in one of the biggest phases of the current Lok Sabha election in 91 Lok Sabha seats across India on Thursday. People are also simultaneously voting in the Assembly election in Odisha. The entire state of Kerala with 20 Lok Sabha seats, national capital Delhi with 7...
  • Voting for Chandigarh, 10 Haryana LS seats on Thursday April 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: About 1.55 Crore voters, including 71 lakh women, will seal the fate of 251 candidates in fray for the 10 Lok Sabha seats in Haryana on Thursday. Chief Electoral Officer of Haryana Shrikant Walgad said 60 Companies of Central Para Military Forces and 44,000 personnel of Haryana Police and...
  • There is underlying cronyism between AAP, Congress: Anurag Thakur April 7, 2014

    Chandigarh: BJP MP Anurag Thakur on Sunday said the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) was maintaining "double standards" and there was underlying cronyism between the Arvind Kejriwal's outfit and the Congress. Campaigning for BJP nominee from Chandigarh Kirron Kher, Thakur questioned why Kejriwal was only targeting Narendra Modi (BJP prime ministerial candidate)...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher seeks support for his wife and BJP candidate Kirron Kher April 5, 2014

    Versatile actor, self-proclaimed aware Indian, and husband of Chadigarh's BJP candidate Kirron Kher, actor Anupam Kher has been busy these days, promoting his wife. He was seen meeting people, interacting with voters and standing solidly by his wife in Chandigarh, recently. Meanwhile, Kirron is trying to be active on the...
  • People are angry, looking for a change: Gul Panag April 4, 2014

    Sounding a confident note, Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag says people are looking for a change. Speaking to CNN-IBN, the Twitter star also commented on the political online battles. ...
  • Kejriwal taken ill after Chandigarh road show March 30, 2014

    Chandigarh: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal was taken ill after his road show in Chandigarh on Sunday and cancelled his later engagements in Haryana, party sources said here. Kejriwal, who arrived in Chandigarh to campaign for Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate and actress Gul Panag, went back to Delhi, cancelling his remaining...