Nikhil Sharma is a staff reporter who covers Faridkot district in the Mansa region of Punjab.
Articles by Nikhil Sharma
According to officials, only spectators will be allowed pedestrian entry in the area surrounding the stadium, located in Phase 9 in Mohali; parking areas have been designated as per gate numbers
Since 2021, as many as 363 people in the city have become victims of snatchers, most of them making off with their mobile phones, gold chains, earrings and handbags, as per police records from January 1, 2021, to August 31, 2023.
Chandigarh Police will also approach court for initiation of proclaimed offender proceedings and attachment of their properties
Holding the post for the past 18 months, sub-inspector Harwinder Singh, who himself is a former shooter, has been replaced by Sukhna Lake post in-charge Pramod Kumar, who has been assigned additional charge
His friend, a property dealer, tried to pacify the businessman when he took out his licensed pistol to shoot himself, but failed, said Zirakpur police
91 suicides recorded in Chandigarh in first eight months of 2023; family problems among primary reasons for extreme step
The suspect is a primary government schoolteacher in Chandigarh and was deployed at the Post Graduate Government College for Girls, Sector 42, the centre from where two impersonators were nabbed.
The FIR against Haryana minister Sandeep Singh, who was also former captain of the Indian hockey team, was registered on December 31, 2022, on the complaint of the junior athletics coach. Singh on January 1 gave up his sports portfolio, saying he has taken the step on moral grounds, and claimed the charges against him were baseless.
Updated on Sep 06, 2023 01:17 AM IST
ByNikhil Sharma/Tanbir Dhaliwal, Chandigarh
In an effort to synchronise traffic lights with traffic volume for optimum vehicle movement, the Chandigarh Traffic Police are coming up with the “Green Light project” in coordination with Google Maps India
According to Chandigarh police, all were found to be PU students, including classmates of hostellers and freshers awaiting hostel allotment
Chandigarh SSP Kanwardeep Kaur on Tuesday directed senior police officials to keep a close watch on newly enrolled students, most of whom are under the legal drinking age of 25, being served liquor
70 of these students are from Panjab University campus, 22 from DAV College; list forwarded to sub-divisional magistrate as a preventive measure to maintain peace on the campus
In the first seven months of the year, the city saw 60 rape incidents, of which the victims in 35 cases were minors
Traffic officials say in case any entry/exit point is sealed, road diversions will be made immediately to avoid inconvenience to commuters
Ludhiana resident arrested by Chandigarh Police was paid ₹2 crore per smuggled consignment for moving drug money through hawala
Since January 7, Sikh activists under the banner of the Qaumi Insaaf Morcha have been protesting at YPS Chowk in Mohali, blocking traffic movement on the crucial Chandigarh-Mohali route
Updated on Aug 15, 2023 02:46 PM IST
ByMohit Khanna/Nikhil Sharma, Mohali/chandigarh:
Chandigarh Police have identified the accused as a 23-year-old city resident, who has completed his B.Tech, and a 20-year-old lab technician
With a vision to mainly tighten noose around gangsters and anti-social elements involved in organised criminal activities, Chandigarh Police have sent a proposal to adopt the Gujarat Act to the Union ministry of home affairs through the UT administration
At a meeting with police, Qaumi Insaaf Morcha seeks specific route to take out march, but Chandigarh Police make it clear they will not be allowed entry in the city
CBI on Tuesday had arrested Sandeep Dhankar, health supervisor in the sanitary department, Chandigarh MC, and CSI Chander Mohan, and recovered ₹1 lakh from them
Updated on Aug 10, 2023 01:48 AM IST
ByTanbir Dhaliwal/Nikhil Sharma, Chandigarh
Two days after the Chandigarh Police booked a sub-inspector (SI) along with three others for kidnapping a Bathinda-based businessman and extorting ₹1.01 crore from him, police on Tuesday booked two more persons, the brother of slain gangster Sonu Shah and a UT constable who is deployed as former’s personal security officer (PSO).
The accused, identified as constable Varinder, is deployed at a beat box in Sector 41; he is accused of accompanying SI Naveen Phogat, along with another constable, when he extorted the money from the victim, Sanjay Goyal, in Sector 40 on August 4
Manish Dubey, alias Bablu, brother of BJP leader and former deputy mayor Anil Dubey, and Anil Kumar, alias Koki, a scrap dealer, were caught red-handed while accepting ₹3 lakh as the first instalment in Industrial Area on Monday
A high-level committee has been constituted to scan the services of the complete force within a month, and police personnel found on the wrong side of law will face action, including compulsory retirement
CBI catches BJP leader’s brother, scrap dealer red-handed accepting ₹3 lakh as bribe; PCR constable on the run
Since July 18, when the extortion racket being run by the Deepu Banur gang was busted, the cell has arrested a total of five gang members, including Deepu, who is a close aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, and his cousin Ravi Banur
Chandigarh Traffic Police have also requested the UT engineering department to shift the entrance of the Sector 24-C market to prevent wrong turns
In the first case, Chandigarh Police arrested Sameer, a native of Haridwar and currently residing in Burail, on the complaint of a 16-year-old girl, who was found two months pregnant
Deepu was formally arrested in the said case by the local police, following which the operation cell team led by SP Mridul, DSP (Operations) Jasbir Singh and inspector HS Sekhon, recovered two country made pistols and four live cartridges on his disclosure
While 50 people lost their lives in the first half of the last year, 42 people succumbed to their injuries in the first six months in 2023