Aneesha Bedi is a correspondent at Chandigarh, and covers district courts.
Articles by Aneesha Bedi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2019 02:58 PM IST
A liquor vend in Dhanas village received the highest bid of Rs 10.78 crore, 65% more than last year’s reserve price of Rs 6.5 crore.
Lok Sabha Elections 2019:Sitting MP Kirron Kher, 2 others shortlisted by BJP for Chandigarh constituency
UPDATED ON MAR 20, 2019 03:03 PM IST
The list was finalised at a meeting that Haryana finance minister Captain Abhimanyu, also the election in-charge for Chandigarh, chaired on Tuesday.
UPDATED ON MAR 15, 2019 04:28 PM IST
Often referred to as the city of retirees, Chandigarh has shown a 36 per cent increase in its senior citizen voter count this year.
By Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 13, 2019 11:56 AM IST
BJP Chandigarh chief Sanjay Tandon, when asked about Kirron Kher’s ‘Coffee with Kirron’ public meetings, said that he did not know about it and that in his tenure there had never been a time when the district president, ward president or area councillor were not aware of party events.
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 01:35 PM IST
There will be about 83,952 voters aged above 60 (senior citizens) this year as opposed to 61,868 in 2014; and just 12,094 new or young voters aged between 18 to 19 instead of 18,170 in 2014.
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2019 06:53 PM IST
The constituency has also set up a district control room besides a call centre with 150 as the toll free number on which resident can call up and get information regarding polls.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 09, 2019 10:53 AM IST
Meanwhile, drinks with low alcohol content will not pinch the pocket much and are likely to cost less with sellers passing on the benefit to consumers.
By Vivek Gupta and Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 10:03 PM IST
Latest figures available with the MC reveal that more than 8,000 tonnes of unprocessed waste is lying at the plant even as the National Green Tribunal in its November 2017 order had asked the firm to clear it in eight weeks.
By Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan Times. Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2019 11:06 PM IST
Out of a total of 57 cases pending, 28 involve UT policemen, three of whom were convicted in the past one year.
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 01:35 PM IST
In her complaint, the victim said the accused, Sushant, would follow her on her way to college and that he had raped her twice in a hotel in the city.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 17, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Number of consumer complaints may have gone down in Chandigarh in 2018 but pending cases of housing and insurance sectors have gone up.
UPDATED ON DEC 30, 2018 02:13 PM IST
Intimidation, pressure by family members, panchayats are forcing rape victims, most of them minors, in Haryana to turn hostile.
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2018 10:21 AM IST
On October 27, 2017, “without his knowledge and acceptance”, an amount of Rs 39,999 was transferred from his credit card account to some unknown account by allegedly hacking his email id and credit card details.
By Aneesha Bedi | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh:
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2018 11:10 AM IST
An advertisement for a property exhibition held by CREDAI Punjab from December 18 to 20, 2015, promising cars and other goodies in bumper draws brought Durga Das to Chandigarh’s Parade Ground where the fair was being held.
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:57 AM IST
Hindustan Times deconstructs the issue and explains why it is relevant in 2018, six years after POCSO Act came into force and at a time when a movement such as #MeToo is gaining momentum in the country.
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2018 11:33 AM IST
According to the allegations, the girl missed her Class 8 final examination after she was harassed and traumatised.
Chandigarh’s #MeToo: Another alumnus speaks up against St Stephen’s founder, Carver calls it conspiracy
UPDATED ON OCT 15, 2018 10:17 AM IST
Delhi-based freelance journalist Sanjay Austa posted the initial allegation shared the transcript of a video chat he had with Navin Chettri, who studied at the school between 1982 and 1988 and is currently based in Colorado, US.
UPDATED ON OCT 14, 2018 01:43 PM IST
The management of St Stephen’s has jumped to the defence of its founder principal and director Harold Carver, accused of sexual harassment.
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2018 07:44 PM IST
Delhi-based freelance journalist and eco-tourism entrepreneur Sanjay Austa accused Harold Carver, founder-director of St Stephen’s School, of sexually harassing him and his hostel mates.
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 04:25 PM IST
A woman had tweeted that Ahluwalia had made her uncomfortable by asking her age, whether she was seeing someone, and why she could not wear “hot dresses”.
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2018 10:14 AM IST
On the occasion of World Mental Health Day, HT interacted with two such survivors to understand how it has affected their psyche.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 07:58 PM IST
Yadav had complained that a bottle of Blenders Pride whisky (750 ml) with two cockroaches in it was sold to him at the payment of Rs 580, which he made through his credit card.
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2018 10:55 AM IST
The consumer forum has directed the firm - Wedding Wish Private Limited - to refund ₹45,000 and pay a compensation of ₹12,000.
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2018 09:59 AM IST
A 16-year-old rape victim whose two-month-old foetus was aborted around this time last year finally got justice on the eve of International Safe Abortion Day.
UPDATED ON SEP 23, 2018 11:00 AM IST
Punitive damages worth Rs 5 lakh will also have to be paid by the offender to the legal aid cell.
UPDATED ON SEP 21, 2018 02:18 PM IST
The boy who has his exams next month has stopped going to school from past few weeks.
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2018 01:41 PM IST
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 11:57 AM IST
While sentencing auto driver, aides to life term until death, court raises concern over rise in rape cases in Chandigarh that have shaken ‘collective consciousness of society’
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 11:57 AM IST
Grateful to those who supported her through this rather tough time, she says this incident has helped her learn to face her fears.
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2018 10:55 AM IST
The DNA of all three accused had matched with that of the victim, confirming the crime.