Chandigarh

  • Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president Partap Singh Bajwa. HT Photo
    Sep 03, 2015 23:15 IST

    Congress high command worried about divide in Punjab: Partap Singh Bajwa

    Amid speculation that a divided Punjab Congress is going to be recast, its president Partap Singh Bajwa has accepted that factionalism seem to be worrying the party high command and the purpose of its meeting various leaders is to fix it before the 2017 assembly elections.

  • law
    Sep 03, 2015 22:11 IST

    HC issues notice to education dept for no school bus policy

    Coming down heavy on the UT administration for not having a policy to govern the functioning of school buses, the Punjab and Haryana High Court directed the administration to frame a policy concerning school buses at the earliest.

  • Chandigarh Housing Board
    Sep 03, 2015 21:59 IST

    Sector 49-D Chandigarh Housing Board colony going to the dogs

    With Prime Minister Narendra Modi set to inaugurate the Chandigarh Housing Board (CHB’s) housing complex in Sector 63, one of the board’s existing colonies in adjoining Sector 49-D — launched six years ago with much hype — is crying for maintenance.

  • Haryana Congress MLAs walkout during the Haryana assembly
    Sep 03, 2015 21:15 IST

    Haryana assembly session: Oppn INLD causes uproar over Jat reservation issue

    The principal opposition party Indian National Lok Dal created a ruckus in the House over the Jat reservation issue on the second day of the Haryana Vidhan Sabha session on Thursday.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Sep 03, 2015 21:07 IST

    Bhiwani woman held for running pregnancy termination centre

    A team of health officials, led by Bhiwani chief medical officer, has booked a woman of Krishna colony of Bhiwani for running a pregnancy termination centre at her residence in violation of Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act.

  • City Fountain Park
    Sep 03, 2015 20:46 IST

    40-acre wasteland to be developed as nature conservation park

    Chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has given the nod for developing 40 acres of vacant land in the heart of Amritsar as a 'nature conservation park', for which experts would be roped in for landscaping, a spokesman said.

  • Anil Joshi
    Sep 03, 2015 20:39 IST

    Set up super-specialty hospital at Nanded: Joshi to Centre

    Punjab local bodies and medical education and research minister Anil Joshi has urged the Union government to set up a super-specialty hospital at Nanded in Maharashtra.

  • Captian Amarinder Singh adressing mediapersons after winning in Amritsar on Friday. Sameer Sehgal/HT
    Sep 03, 2015 20:26 IST

    Capt Amarinder gets court's permission to go abroad

    A local court on Thursday gave permission to Amritsar member of Parliament (MP) Captain Amarinder Singh to go abroad. Amarinder, who is facing trial for his alleged involvement in the infamous Amritsar Improvement Trust case registered by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau, has been directed to furnish bail bonds of `5 lakh before leaving the country.

  • Parkash Singh Badal, chief minister, Punjab
    Sep 03, 2015 20:17 IST

    Parkash Singh Badal offers to install Ranjit Singh's statue in France

    Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on Saturday offered to install a life-size statue of Maharaja Ranjit Singh, the Sikh warrior who ruled the first Sikh kingdom, at Saint-Tropez in France, the birth place of his General Jean-Francois Allard.

  • Arrest-handcuffs-P
    Sep 03, 2015 19:55 IST

    2 Maoists from Bihar arrested Rupnagar

    The police claim to have arrested two Maoists of Bihar in Rupnagar on Thursday.

  • Panchkula
    Sep 03, 2015 14:50 IST

    Cash-strapped Panchkula Municipal Corp cares little for money

    The cash-strapped Panchkula Municipal Corporation is not concerned about gathering resources to carry out developmental works in the district. Or is it?

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    Sep 03, 2015 12:32 IST

    Register online for evening OPD at GMSH, Sector 16, Chandigarh

    UT adviser Vijay Dev on Wednesday inaugurated an online appointment system for the evening outpatient department (OPD) at the Government Multi-Specialty Hospital, Sector 16.

  • Mandeep Singh
    Sep 03, 2015 11:48 IST

    Vigilance sleuths book retd IAS officer in assets case

    Punjab vigilance bureau has booked Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer Mandeep Singh for allegedly amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.

  • Deputy CM of Punjab Sukhbir Singh Badal. HT Photo
    Sep 03, 2015 11:34 IST

    Sukhbir Badal seeks South Korean investment in electronics

    Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday solicited Korean investment in environment management, transport, electronics and solar cell manufacturing besides offering to establish a Korean Park with plug and play facility to kickstart Korean investment in Punjab.

  • Moga bus incident, 34-year-old woman jumped off a moving bus to avoid molesters
    Sep 03, 2015 09:38 IST

    Moga molestation: HC for hearing Badals’ ‘conflict of interest' separately

    The Punjab and Haryana high court on Wednesday said the issue of ‘conflict of interest’ in case of the ruling Badal family in Punjab in the transport sector could be dealt with separately and not with the suo motu proceedings the high court had initiated following the Moga molestation incident involving a bus owned by the Badal family.