Hillary Victor is a Principal Correspondent at Chandigarh. He covers Chandigarh administration, municipal corporation and all political parties.
Articles by Hillary Victor
Six days after the naib tehsildar-cum-joint sub-registrar of Zirakpur was suspended and an inquiry started against two sub registrars of Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur, Punjab revenue officers association came out against the state government and threatened protest, citing ambiguity in instructions on issuing no-objection certificates (NOCs) for land registration
At present, the stretch from Chatt village to Sector 82 railway bridge on Airport Road has two 33-ft wide carriageways, which will be increased to a width of 44-ft each. GMADA has given the contract of the project to AK Builders at a cost ₹26 crore.
With virus abating and home loan interests at lowest in nearly two decades, the demand for both commercial and residential properties in Mohali is going up
Punjab Police is working in close coordination with teams of the Army Intelligence and NIA experts, who have already visited the site of the Mohali blast
ByRavinder Vasudeva & Hillary Victor, Chandigarh
The appellate tribunal set aside the orders passed by RERA Punjab that complaint by aggrieved allottees of unregistered projects would not be maintainable
Punjab Police register case after bouncer allegedly opened fire outside Falcon View, a posh apartment complex on Airport Road, in Sector 82, Mohali
The FIR was registered under Section 4 of the Punjab Land Preservation Act against Col BS Sandhu, MD of WWICS, and his aide, Tarsem Singh
Rinda, a notorious gangster-turned-terrorist believed to be in Pakistan is active in Punjab, Chandigarh, Maharashtra and Haryana and is a history-sheeter and wanted by the Punjab Police in heinous crimes, including murder, contract killing, robbery, extortion and snatching
Punjab Police have zeroed in on the role of a Khalistani terrorist as the possible mastermind behind the blast that rocked the headquarters of the force’s intelligence wing in Mohali on Monday, investigators said on Tuesday.
ByRavinder Vasudeva and Hillary Victor, Chandigarh/mohali
Over 20 suspects detained day after rocket-propelled grenade hits Punjab Police’s intelligence headquarters in Mohali
No one was injured in the blast at Punjab police headquarters in Mohali; rocket attack took place around 7.45 pm, according to the cops. Police have cordoned off the area and an alert has been sounded
ByRavinder Vasudeva and Hillary Victor, Mohali
The other 10 cases had come to fore from Dera Bassi, Kurali, Dhakoli, Majri block of Mullnapur, and Sohana (see box). Majri block in Mullanpur area has remained a hotbed of illegal mining in Mohali.
The move came a day after Bagga was arrested by the Punjab Police in connection with a case regarding provocative statements and criminal intimidation but was taken back to Capital by the Delhi Police after the Haryana Police stopped the Punjab Police team midway in Kurukshetra.
Seven months after the contract of the previous agency handling the stray dog sterilisation project ended in September 2021, Mohali MC has failed to appoint a new firm to stem the rising dog population
Mohali’s Judicial Magistrate Mohali Ravtesh Inderjit Singh told the State Cyber Crime Mohali to arrest Tajinder Pal Singh Bagga and produce him before the court. The next date of hearing in the case is May 23
According to experts, the Punjab Police bypassed set procedures. Before arresting any accused outside the state, it is necessary to register a report in the local police station and take the local police along, say experts
Punjab RERA asks buyers to form project-wise associations that will be handed over completion of the projects under the RERA Act
Mohali District Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission fined for making a city resident undergo a slew of unnecessary heart tests to issue a medical fitness certificate for immigration to Canada
While 91,000 Mohali residents have become eligible for the booster dose since the drive first started on January 10, only 31,546 have come forward for it
On April 25, Mohali police had brought three sharpshooters -- Anil Kumar alias Latth, Sajjan Singh alias Bholu and Ajay Kumar alias Sunny members of Kaushal - Bambhia - Lucky Padial gang --on a production warrant from Delhi.
Landowners who were earlier being offered around ₹24 crore will now get around a crore; work on the project is expected to begin within a month
PSPCL disconnected power at the Posh city, Mohali, owned by builder Sushil Dhara, as ₹1.86 lakh of the ₹4.40 lakh bill was found pending which resulted in the power failure
GMADA will remove encroachments and between Chilla Khurd to Raipur Kalan, Mohali, and Eco-city acquired for the Dasmesh Link canal and metro train projects respectively
More trouble for Bajwa Developers: CLU of 3.23 acres of Mohali project revoked by Punjab chief town planner
The 3.23 acres land was shown as part of Bajwa Developers’ 139-acre project in the CLUapplication, even though the firm never owned it
A day after a 28-year-old woman died by suicide after jumping off the 14th floor at Purab Premium Apartments in Sector 88, Mohali, after an argument with a male friend, three Zirakpur women assaulted a woman at the society late on Wednesday evening
A first-of-its-kind project for Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA), the planned urban forest in Sector 97 has run into rough weather as authorities said they are reviewing the project’s viability and mulling a change of site
Passer-by filmed the Mohali police constable accepting a ₹200 bribe from a taxi driver whom he stopped at a fake naka in Kharar
Seven months after the management of the Gupta Builders and Promoters (GBP) Group fled the country, leaving over 2,500 investors in the lurch, the Mohali police have said they are now working to extradite its three directors, who are said to be hiding in Dubai
The local bus service project of the Mohali MC has run into a roadblock, as even though the local bodies department has approved it, it has stated that it can only be run by state entities as per the transport department policy
ByHillary Victor, Mohal
Tagged as a ‘black spot’, the curve, falling on the dividing road between Sectors 70 and 77 in Mohali, has seen 100 accidents since it was constructed in 2009, leading to 12 fatalities