CHANDIGARH

  • 3 FIRs registered in journalists attack case in Barwala 3 days ago

    Chandigarh: Three FIRs have been registered in connection with the attack on media persons by police personnel in Hisar district during clashes that erupted at the ashram of controversial 'godman' Rampal in Barwala, police said on Saturday. The information was given by Haryana DGP SN Vashist to a fact-finding committee set...
  • Watch: Self-styled 'godman' Rampal in jail 5 days ago

    Self-styled 'godman' Rampal was put behind bars in the Panchkula jail after the Punjab and Haryana High Court cancelled his bail in 2006 murder case. ...
  • Self-styled 'godman' Rampal arrested after high drama, to be produced in court today 5 days ago

    Hisar: Self-proclaimed 'godman' Rampal, who was arrested by the Haryana Police after three days of high drama at his ashram, will be produced in Hisar court on Thursday. "The controversial 63-year-old godman will be produced in a Hisar court," Superintendent of Police Panipat Satish Balan told reporters after his arrest...
  • Time for Modi government to handover Chandigarh to Punjab: Parkash Singh Badal November 16, 2014

    Tarn Taran: Charging successive Congress-led governments at the Centre with depriving Punjab of it's capital, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said time has come for Narendra Modi-led government to make Chandigarh the capital of the state. Chandigarh was made the joint capital of Punjab and Haryana, following the carving...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu attacks Punjab govt after removal of security cover October 14, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday claimed that his security cover has been withdrawn, as he attacked the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) government in Punjab for indulging in "petty" politics and hitting "below the belt". The move comes close on the heels of Sidhu's attack on SAD...
  • Press lotus symbol so hard that current is felt in Italy: Amit Shah September 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Launching BJP's campaign for Haryana Assembly polls, party president Amit Shah on Monday alleged that corruption had flourished during the successive governments in state and sought a decisive mandate for all-round development of the state. "For 20 years, we are seeing Hooda and Chautala (ruling the state). One comes and...
  • 12 new judges of Punjab, Haryana High Court sworn-in September 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: The 12 new Additional judges of Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday took the oath of office and secrecy. Acting Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Justice Ashutosh Mohunta administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new Additional Judges, including three women, an official...
  • Bhupinder Singh Hooda writes to Modi on problems of rice growing farmers September 21, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi drawing his attention to "heavy losses" being suffered by farmers in the state due to the "sudden drop" in the purchase price of rice. In the letter, Hooda pointed out that the scanty rainfall...
  • AirAsia launches daily flight to Jaipur, Chandigarh September 5, 2014

    Jaipur: Low cost carrier AirAsia started its services in northern India with the launch of daily direct flights to Jaipur and Chandigarh from Bangalore. AirAsia India CEO, Mittu Chandilya, who was here on the BangaloreJaipur launch flight, said both the cities have great potential to expand and hence the airline has...
  • 'If I wasn't a rapper, I'd have been an IAS officer': Everything you wanted to know about Badshah, who calls himself a 'primetime' version of Honey Singh September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Some call him a "rapgod", many call him the next Yo Yo Honey Singh. But if you've been anywhere near the northern states of India (or any pub in India, for that matter) you could not have missed the popular Punjabi song 'Proper patola'. The song sung by...
  • AirAsia to start flight between Chandigarh, Bangalore at Rs 1,900 from September 5 August 26, 2014

    Chandigarh: The lowcost carrier AirAsia India on Tuesday announced commencement of its direct flight to Chandigarh from Bangalore from September 5, saying the company's goal is to offer fares 30 per cent cheaper than rates prevailing in the market. "Chandigarh is our first destination in north India. The reason why we...
  • Chandigarh: Former cricketer Yograj Singh arrested in brawl case, granted bail August 25, 2014

    Chandigarh: Former Test cricketer Yograj Singh, who is father of Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh, was arrested along with three others on Monday in a brawl case over a car parking issue, police said. The cricketerturnedactor was arrested from Panchkula after a case under various sections of the IPC, including trespassing...
  • 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 nofrill 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 BengaluruGoa 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 CNNIBN. ...
  • 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 multipurpose 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 prepaid 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 CitySystems 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 fourstorey building in Chandigarh. The building in Chandigarh's Sector 17 collapsed after the fire trapping the illfated 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 hattrick 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...