It won't be a cakewalk for sitting member of Parliament (MP) Ravneet Singh Bittu this time. In 2009, Bittu won by a highest margin of 49,000 votes from SAS Nagar, but residents feel he has ignored SAS Nagar during the first four years of his tenure.
If the statistics available with the UT cyber cell are to be believed, well-educated youth from the city are mostly involved in putting up obscene content on social networking websites.
The UT election department received around 11,000 forms for enrolment of new voters in the two-day enrolment camp organised at all 490 polling stations across the city.
Soft-tissue balancing through computer navigation in total knee replacement surgery (TKR) has revolutionised lives of patients undergoing knee replacement, restoring normal biomechanics of the knee, said Harsimran Singh, director, joint replacement, Fortis Hospital, SAS Nagar.
A highly-decomposed body of a missing Punjab youth was recovered under mysterious circumstances from a sewerage gutter of one Amarjeet’s house in Rattangarh village here on Saturday evening.The deceased allegedly visited the house often as he had an affair with a girl residing there.
District election officer-cum-deputy commissioner, Panchkula, SS Phulia on Saturday sought help from petrol pump owners, gas agency dealers, members of Residents’ Welfare Associations and NGOs of the district regarding their cooperation for increasing vote percentage in the Lok Sabha elections.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has rescheduled the exam dates of some of the subjects for Class-12 examination as the dates were clashing with the poll dates.
The New Delhi regional centre of Lovely Professional University has offered a Panjab University Phd scholar in Computer Sciences an annual salary of Rs 9.6 lakh per annum at the just-concluded placement fair, Avsar of the university.
The initiative of the Bharatiya Janata Party, "Chai Pe Charcha"with emphasis on women empowerment was held at 1,500 places across the country on Saturday.
The Motor Accidents Claims Tribunal (MACT) has directed the truck driver, owner and the insurance company involved in a December 2012 road mishap to pay a compensation of Rs 11.91 lakh to the family of four, residents of Rajiv Colony, Panchkula.
A bus driver raped Moga woman in a hotel near interstate bus ter minal on Thursday.The driver was woman’s family friend, and she had come to take back his money that she had given to the accused a few months ago.
Landing itself in an embarrassing position and in what might be construed as a possible violation of the model code of conduct, a statement issued by the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) said that its Lok Sabha candidate for Chandigarh Jannat Jahan visited mosques in Sector-31, 26, 20 and 45 and canvassed for votes.
The election department of Chandigarh administration has set up a toll-free number for complaints related to movement of black money during the elections.UT deputy commissioner Mohammed Shayin, who is also the returning officer, said people could phone on the number 1800-180-2095 to complain about the use of black money during elections.
Teachers from government aided colleges in Punjab and Chandigarh held a two-hour protest against nonpayment of salaries for the past nine months at the Sector 25 rally ground on Friday.The teachers, led by the Punjab & Chandigarh College Teachers Union.
The Congress on Friday took the lead by naming four-time Lok Sabha parliamentarian Pawan Kumar Bansal as its candidate for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, leaving Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as the only party which is yet to decide on a candidate for the city.