Bansal told the workers to strengthen the organisation and start a membership drive in the city. He asked them to keep a target of enrolling 50,000 members and urged the officer bearers to meet people and solve their problems.
Bhog ceremony of deceased Chandigarh police inspector Sucha Singh was held at Sector 19 gurudwara here on Sunday. The ceremony was attended by all the top officials of UT administration and police. Senior political leaders of all parties including former railway minister Pawan Kumar Bansal, BJP leaders Satya Pal Jain, Sanjay Tandon and Municipal Corporation mayor Subhash Chawla attended the ceremony.
Members of the Federation of Sector Welfare Associations (Foswac) held a meeting to discuss various issues pertaining to the city at community centre, Sector 35, here on Sunday.
The members of Punjab Unaided Technical Institutes Association (PUTIA) recently held a meeting with the Punjab government officials, who assured them that the state government would release the balance amount of Rs 190 crore for the last three years under the post-metric scheme next month.
A 50-year-old man allegedly hanged himself to death at his residence in Sector 34 here on Sunday. The victim, Kulbeer Singh - who was working with a private institute in Sector 34 - was found hanging from a ceiling fan by his family members, who immediately sounded police.
Continuous downpour in the city is a favourable condition for the monsoons to approach in the next three days, says the meteorological department. The temperatures have come down by 14 degrees from normal, making the city cooler due to pre-monsoon showers.
In a major setback to Shiromani Akali Dal, candidates backed by the Congress won all three posts of Bassi-Mubarikpur Truck Operators Union, for which polling was held on Saturday, following the directions of Punjab and Haryana high court.
Not many city residents seem to be that enthusiastic about a Chandigarh Police initiative that aims at increasing transparency and accountability in the force.
A government job for Rs 3.5 lakh. That is what tempted a Balongi resident to allegedly pay Rs 4.2 lakh as advance for the recruitment of his three nephews in the railways under a non-existent "VIP quota".
UT police crime branch on Saturday questioned dismissed UT cop Basant Kumar alias Bunty about the persons who had helped him and Sarita escape from Chandigarh after the murder of inspector Sucha Singh.
As many as 21 centres have been created for nearly 13,000 candidates appearing for the Panjab University Common Entrance Test (PU-CET) for various post-graduate courses to be held from June 15 to 18, said PU controller of examination Parvinder Singh.
After facing Consumer Grievances Redressal Forum’s (CGRF) wrath for hearing appeals without any authority, the UT electricity department has finally designated sub-divisional magistrate (SDM) and additional deputy commissioner (ADC) as the appellate authorities for redressing appeals of aggrieved consumers penalised for using more electricity than sanctioned.
A private bank was directed to provide compensation to a Sector 21 resident for making wrong deduction from his savings account in the name of “service charges”, while holding the bank deficient in rendering services.
To protest against corrupt practises of the UPA government at the centre, local wing of Bharatiya Janata Party will start its 'jail bharo andolan” in Chandigarh on June 23.
For the past 30 years these shops have been operational in Old Panchkula, but will now face demolition as the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) on Friday gave a 24-hour notice to the owners of about 100 illegal structures.