Chandigarh

  • Ayushmann Khurrana and wife Tahira blessed with baby girl 22-04-2014 03:21 PM

    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...
  • High voter turnout in 91 seats in LS polls, crosses the 2009 mark 10-04-2014 09:53 PM

    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...
  • Voters exercise their franchise in the crucial 3rd phase of LS polls 10-04-2014 08:18 PM

    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 10-04-2014 04:59 PM

    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...
  • If people don't vote, they have no right to complain: Kirron Kher 10-04-2014 03:35 PM

    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 10-04-2014 03:10 PM

    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 10-04-2014 12:54 PM

    As many as 91 constituencies voted in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on Thursday. ...
  • Lok Sabha elections Phase III: Video blogs 10-04-2014 11:24 AM

    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 10-04-2014 09:56 AM

    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 10-04-2014 09:27 AM

    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 10-04-2014 07:28 AM

    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...
  • Voting for Chandigarh, 10 Haryana LS seats on Thursday 09-04-2014 10:13 PM

    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 06-04-2014 10:13 PM

    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...
  • Snapshot: Anupam Kher seeks support for his wife and BJP candidate Kirron Kher 05-04-2014 03:11 PM

    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 04-04-2014 11:43 AM

    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 30-03-2014 05:34 PM

    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...
  • BJP dares Bansal to a debate on railway 'cash-for-job' scandal 28-03-2014 08:51 PM

    Chandigarh: On the eve of Narendra Modi's visit to Chandigarh, BJP on Friday launched a scathing attack on Congress nominee and former Railway Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal over the issue of corruption and dared him to an open debate on the 'cash-for-job' scandal. Senior BJP leader and former MP Satya...
  • Gul Panag blazes the campaign trail on a Royal Enfield bike 28-03-2014 05:33 PM

    Model-turned-actress-turned-politician Gul Panag is an avid biker. She rides bikes in her films -- bikes were a part of her wedding as well. Panag, who will be contesting elections next month from Chandigarh on Aam Admi Party ticket, tweeted a picture of herself on a Royal Enfield bike during a...
  • Chandigarh: Haryana Governor's aircraft crashlands, no casualties 27-03-2014 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: The Haryana Governor, Jagannath Pahadia, had a narrow escape on Thursday when his aircraft allegedly crashlanded at the Chandigarh airport. The mishap happened on the runway as the aircraft carrying Pahadia was about to take off from the Chandigarh technical airport. Pahadia has been taken to a hospital...
  • Open Mike: Do actors make successful politicians? 24-03-2014 07:08 PM

    The Chandigarh constituency will be one of the keenly watched seat this election as Bollywood actors Gul Panag, Kirron Kher and Congress leader Pawan Kumar Bansal will be contesting against each other. In a special series 'Open Mike', CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Chandigarh and put forth public issues...
  • I am also an aam aadmi, says AAP candidate from Chandigarh Gul Panag 24-03-2014 05:41 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag will be contesting elections on the Aam Aadmi Party ticket from Chandigarh. She will be contesting against BJP's Kirron Kher and Congress's Pawan Kumar Bansal. Here is the transcript of the interview: CNN-IBN: There has been criticism. Can you really pull it off, can you...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt shoots for 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania' in Chandigarh 24-03-2014 11:54 AM

    Till last week Alia Bhatt was in Delhi shooting in the popular Khan Market and Delhi University for her upcoming film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'. The actress was recently spotted filming in Chandigarh. In one of the photos available on Twitter, Alia is seen sitting in a jeep and waiting...
  • Kirron Kher reacts strongly to Gul Panag's tweet on '60-year-olds' 24-03-2014 08:46 AM

    Chandigarh: The battle between two star candidates in Chandigarh, Aam Aadmi Party's Gul Panag and Bharatiya Janata Party's Kirron Kher, is being played out not just on the streets, but on Twitter as well. When asked if this Twitter war between them was unseemly, Kirron Kher said Panag started it...
  • LS polls: Actors can also govern, says Gul Panag 23-03-2014 05:55 PM

    It is going to be a star studded contest in Chandigarh as two Bollywood actors Kirron Kher and Gul Panag are set to contest from the seat. While Kher is the BJP's candidate, Gul Panag will fight on AAP's seat. ...
  • Kejriwal cannot take on Modi, he only wants to make a noise: Kirron Kher 18-03-2014 06:42 PM

    Terming that former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal only wants to make a noise, actor turned politician Kirron Kher on Tuesday said that the AAP leader cannot take on BJP's prime ministerial candiadte Narendra Modi. Kirron Kher will contesting Lok Sabha elections from Chandigarh on BJP's ticket. ...
  • Chandigarh: BJP workers protest against party candidate Kirron Kher 18-03-2014 01:33 PM

    Chandigarh: The Bharatiya Janata Party workers were on Tuesday protesting against party candidate Kirron Kher in Chandigarh. While Kirron was in the city to campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, a section of the party workers shown her black flags on her arrival. A section of the party workers...
  • Gul Panag shows solidarity towards residents suffering from water shortage; stays away from Holi 17-03-2014 01:26 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actor Gul Panag, the AAP's Lok Sabha candidate in Chandigarh, stayed away from Holi celebration Monday to promote water conservation. "In solidarity with the residents of Chandigarh who are suffering from acute water shortage, I will not be playing Holi," Gul tweeted. "Celebrate a vibrant, safe and environmentally...
  • From Baichung Bhutia to Gul Panag, many celebs in fray for LS polls 13-03-2014 09:56 PM

    New Delhi: Elections for the 16th Lok Sabha are witnessing many entrants from the sports and glamour industry. While actor Gul Panag will be contesting as an Aam Aadmi Party candidate from Chandigarh, former footballer Baichung Bhutia is contesting the Lok Sabha elections on Trinamool Congress ticket. Gul Panag on...
  • AAP is a movement, other parties have failed to deliver: Gul Panag 13-03-2014 05:20 PM

    Actress Gul Panag was on Thursday officially declared as the AAP candidate from Chandigarh for Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Actress Gul Panag to contest LS polls from Chandigarh on AAP ticket 13-03-2014 04:21 PM

    Chandigarh: Bollywood actress Gul Panag who made her foray into politics by joining the Aam Aadmi Party was on Thursday announced as the party's candidate from Chandigarh for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. After being formally allotted the Chandigarh seat, Gul Panag, who is also an activist said, "I am...