First-time Congress MP Shruti Choudhry succeeded to some extent in bridging the gap between the national capital and the districts of Mahendergarh and Bhiwani, with both being included in the National Capital Region (NCR) last year.
This year 36 kidnappings have been reported till date, with the number being exactly the same in January and February last year.Most of the missing person complaints received this year by the police concerned minor girls.
The tall claims of efficient patrolling made by the local police have fallen flat as is evident in the flurry of burglaries, theft and snatching incidents reported in the city this year.Even though the police continues to beef up security within the sectors.
It is not outsiders, but relatives, neighbours and colleagues who rape women, says data compiled by the Chandigarh police. Women, including a majority of minors, were raped by someone they knew and faced danger not from outside, but within the close confines of their homes and neighbourhood.
In absence of proper compliance of advertising bylaws, auto-rickshaws are being used as a medium by the political parties to reach out to the masses by putting up their posters on the rear side of the vehicle.
A major reshuffle of Chandigarh police officers was done prior to the Lok Sabha elections by senior authorities here on Monday. Following directions of the election commission, officers serving for more than three years at the same department, were transferred.
Be ready for a wild goose chase if you are hosting an out-of station guest next week and are looking for a room in a city hotel. With Ludhiana hosting a physicians' conference to be attended by nearly 6,300 experts from across the country from February 20 to 23, there are no hotel rooms available in the city and rooms of hotels as far as Phillaur, Phagwara and even Jalandhar have been booked.
The fate of people keen to contest Lok Sabha elections on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket is expected to be decided within a week for Chandigarh and Ludhiana. For, the party has begun the screening of the applicants, having already interviewed seven applicants from Chandigarh and five for the Ludhiana seat at Delhi on Wednesday.
With the chances of the son of slain Chandigarh police inspector Sucha Singh getting a job from the UT on compassionate grounds appearing bleak, the police here have shot off a communiqué to the administration asking it to write to the Punjab Police.
Not impressed with the conduct of his men, UT senior superintendent of police (SSP, traffic) Maneesh Chaudhry on Tuesday asked traffic and security cops to not behave like college boys and ensure law and order.
Almost a month after local member of Parliament (MP) Pawan Kumar Bansal complained about the sudden surge of 'likes'on his Facebook page to Chandigarh police, the investigations have hit a dead end on Friday.
Investigation in the case where an 11-year-old girl was found dead in a gunny bag on December 1 near Palsora, is a classic example of how the city police cluelessly carried out investigations
Once again, differences within the Chandigarh unit of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came out to fore with two media briefings from separate groups.
Be careful, while driving. And if you are a habitual traffic offender, then be extra cautious, for your licence can be suspended if you are again found on the wrong side of the law. Going by the statistics, licences of as many as 276 motorists
Differences between the Aam Adami Party (AAP) came to fore with a section of workers alleging that old workers were being ignored with the working committee being revamped. The AAP recently set up a city-based office in Sector 16.
Savita Bhatti, wife of late comedian Jaspal Bhatti today joined the Aam Admi Party. she filled in her membership form at her residence in sector-19 in Chandigarh on Monday. The party has recently gained momentum in the city and had got more than 70,000 members from the city.
Not a day goes by without a theft in Chandigarh as around 240 burglaries and 270 other thefts from houses were reported in 2013. In spite of tall claims of the Chandigarh Police of increasing patrolling, strengthening beat system, the thieves continued to take away the peace of city residents by breaking in their offices or houses.
“Whenever I venture out to buy vegetables from apni mandi or take an evening stroll, I make it a point to cover my gold chain or preferably remove it, keeping in mind the snatching incidents reported every other day,” says Kavita Jain, a resident of Sector 16 here.
Motor-vehicle thefts top the chart when it comes to petty crimes across the city. Analysis of crime data of the last two years (2012-13) by the Chandigarh Police reveals a shade above 6% increase in number of motor-vehicle thefts. Monica Sharma reports
From Chandigarh's future getting some shape in the 2031 master plan to the completion of the much-awaited SAS Nagar bus stand, 2014 will be a year full of new beginning for tricity residents. Monica Sharma reports.