Shailee Dogra

A senior reporter based in Chandigarh, Shailee Dogra covers SAS Nagar (Mohali) district.

Articles by Shailee Dogra

Forged Punjab Police promotion orders: Accused also prepared fake order to hire two constables

Police said the five accused had also produced fabricated orders by a former DGP to recruit two constables, including the son of one of the accused, Harwinder Singh, who remains at large
So far, Chandigarh Police have arrested five accused in the Punjab Police forged promotion orders case. (HT Photo)
So far, Chandigarh Police have arrested five accused in the Punjab Police forged promotion orders case. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 03:29 AM IST
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Notorious drug peddler who uses kids as couriers held in Chandigarh

Drug peddler Poonam, commonly referred to as “Bhabi” among drug smuggling circles, was caught with 404gm heroin in Chandigarh on Thursday
The accused and her accomplice in police custody in Chandigarh on Thursday. (HT Photo)
The accused and her accomplice in police custody in Chandigarh on Thursday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 21, 2022 03:20 AM IST
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Forged promotion orders: Mohali cyber cell inspector, dismissed sub-inspector arrested

The latest arrests include inspector Satwant Singh Sidhu, 48, currently posted with the Mohali police cyber cell, and dismissed sub-inspector Sarabjit Singh, 47
The forgery came to fore in the second week of January after an officer with the Punjab DGP office, Sector 9, Chandigarh, approached the Chandigarh Police that he had received four fake promotion orders under the forged signature of former Punjab DGP, Siddarth Chattopadhyaya. (Getty Images)
The forgery came to fore in the second week of January after an officer with the Punjab DGP office, Sector 9, Chandigarh, approached the Chandigarh Police that he had received four fake promotion orders under the forged signature of former Punjab DGP, Siddarth Chattopadhyaya. (Getty Images)
Published on Jan 20, 2022 03:15 AM IST
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2 Punjab cops arrested, 1 detained for forgery of promotion orders

The Chandigarh cops had on January 12 registered a case against unidentified persons on the complaint of a deputy superintendent of police, on behalf of the Punjab Police, alleging forgery of promotion orders.
Accused were allegedly involved in forgery of promotion orders of 11 Punjab police personnel issued under the name of former Punjab director general of police. (Getty Images)
Accused were allegedly involved in forgery of promotion orders of 11 Punjab police personnel issued under the name of former Punjab director general of police. (Getty Images)
Published on Jan 19, 2022 02:49 AM IST
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Teen son, friends stole 17 lakh from Manimajra man’s house

Four teens wanted to buy online game IDs through a 27-year-old Behlana resident, who has also been nabbed, said Manimajra police
Manimajra police said lured by Suraj to buy online game IDs on discount, the teen boy stole the money in three goes. (HT Photo/for representation only)
Manimajra police said lured by Suraj to buy online game IDs on discount, the teen boy stole the money in three goes. (HT Photo/for representation only)
Published on Jan 16, 2022 01:02 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Woman murdered, naked body found in bushes

The victim, a 40-year-old mother of three, went missing the previous evening; naked body found in bushes near her house in Maloya; Chandigarh Police have not ruled out sexual assault
Chandigarh Police carrying out investigations near the spot where a woman was found murdered in Maloya on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Chandigarh Police carrying out investigations near the spot where a woman was found murdered in Maloya on Wednesday. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2022 12:32 AM IST
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Chandigarh rape case: Three home guards awarded for their role in arresting accused

The three Home Guard volunteers who helped apprehend the autorickshaw driver who raped a 35-year-old Kolkata woman in Sector 17 a day prior, received a cash award of 5,000 from the Chandigarh Police on Tuesday.
The three Home Guard volunteers who helped a rape victim being honoured by senior Chandigarh Police officials on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
The three Home Guard volunteers who helped a rape victim being honoured by senior Chandigarh Police officials on Tuesday. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 12, 2022 12:26 AM IST
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Kolkata woman visiting Chandigarh raped in auto in Sector 17

The Kolkata woman, who had hired the auto for the bus stand in Sector 17, was rescued by three home guard volunteers
The auto driver has been arrested. He had picked the Kolkata woman from the Chandigarh railway station and was supposed to drop her at the ISBT in Sector 17. (HT Photo)
The auto driver has been arrested. He had picked the Kolkata woman from the Chandigarh railway station and was supposed to drop her at the ISBT in Sector 17. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 11, 2022 01:41 AM IST
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Punjab CM’s wife, son, daughter-in-law Covid positive; Channi tests negative

On January 5, CM Channi said he decided not to attend PM Modi’s programme in Ferozepur because his principal secretary and PA had tested positive
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and his wife Dr Kamaljit Kaur with his newlywed son Navjit Singh and daughter-in-law Simrandheer Kaur at a Mohali gurdwara on October 10, 2021. (HT file photo)
Punjab chief minister Charanjit Singh Channi and his wife Dr Kamaljit Kaur with his newlywed son Navjit Singh and daughter-in-law Simrandheer Kaur at a Mohali gurdwara on October 10, 2021. (HT file photo)
Published on Jan 08, 2022 12:19 PM IST
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Challan filed against Chandigarh financier who duped Gurugram resident of 5 crore

Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Chandigarh police has filed a challan against property dealer-cum-financier Ram Lal Chaudhary, arrested on charges of duping a Gurugram resident of 5 crore
The police on November 2021 arrested Chandigarh financier Ram Lal Chaudhary following a complaint by Atulya Sharma of Gurugram.The challan filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Chandigarh police runs into 8,400 pages with a list of 24 witnesses. (HT File Photo/ Representational image)
The police on November 2021 arrested Chandigarh financier Ram Lal Chaudhary following a complaint by Atulya Sharma of Gurugram.The challan filed by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Chandigarh police runs into 8,400 pages with a list of 24 witnesses. (HT File Photo/ Representational image)
Published on Jan 08, 2022 01:33 AM IST
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Chandigarh Police bust illegal arms supply ring, three arrested

Gang had become more active ahead of the Assembly elections in Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, say Chandigarh Police
The accused and the recovered arms in custody of Chandigarh Police. (HT Photo)
The accused and the recovered arms in custody of Chandigarh Police. (HT Photo)
Published on Jan 07, 2022 01:41 AM IST
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Chandigarh MC polls: NOTA spoils party for six winners, victory margin less than its votes

A total of 5,165 residents of different wards of Chandigarh rejected the candidates of various parties in the municipal corporation elections and opted for NOTA.
It may be mentioned that in the 2016 MC elections, when NOTA was first introduced in Chandigarh municipal corporation elections, 4,726 residents had exercised this option. (Keshav Singh/HT)
It may be mentioned that in the 2016 MC elections, when NOTA was first introduced in Chandigarh municipal corporation elections, 4,726 residents had exercised this option. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on Dec 28, 2021 03:42 AM IST
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Chandigarh MC elections: Residents of newly-included villages vote for change

Residents of newly-included villages under the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation (MC), voted for the first time in civic body elections on Friday, with the hope to get basic amenities at par with the rest of Chandigarh
Residents queue up to vote for at a polling booth in EWS Colony, Dhanas, Chandigarh, on Friday. Unlike urban polling stations, residents in rural wards turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise for the Chandigarh MC elections. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Residents queue up to vote for at a polling booth in EWS Colony, Dhanas, Chandigarh, on Friday. Unlike urban polling stations, residents in rural wards turned out in large numbers to exercise their franchise for the Chandigarh MC elections. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Dec 25, 2021 02:16 AM IST
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Chandigarh: ‘Biscuit’ man arrested for robbing people after sedating them

The alleged ‘biscuit’ man has been active for over a decade and has targeted at least 100 people using the same modus operandi, most in the bus stands of Chandigarh and Delhi.
The alleged ‘biscuit’ man used to tell the victims that the biscuits were prashad from Vaishno Devi, to win over their confidence. (HT Photo)
The alleged ‘biscuit’ man used to tell the victims that the biscuits were prashad from Vaishno Devi, to win over their confidence. (HT Photo)
Published on Dec 19, 2021 02:36 AM IST
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Youth, minor girl who snatched cab in Khuda Ali Sher surrender before Rajasthan court

Sources in the police said the girl involved is a minor and youth, whose name has been withheld by the police, had kidnapped her from Rajasthan
The cab driver, Rajat Mehta, hailing from Patiala and working with Uber, had alleged that a man and girl had driven off with his Alto car after stabbing him near Forest Hill gate on Khuda-Ali-Sher-Saketri road on December 11. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The cab driver, Rajat Mehta, hailing from Patiala and working with Uber, had alleged that a man and girl had driven off with his Alto car after stabbing him near Forest Hill gate on Khuda-Ali-Sher-Saketri road on December 11. (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Dec 14, 2021 02:51 AM IST
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Escape from lockup: Chandigarh SHO shunted out, 2 women cops suspended

A day after a thief escaped from the lockup in Chandigarh, the station house officer was sent to the police lines and two women cops who were absent from duty were suspended
Efforts are on to trace and arrest the thief, who had slipped through rusted bars of the lockup at the police station in Sector 39, Chandigarh.
Efforts are on to trace and arrest the thief, who had slipped through rusted bars of the lockup at the police station in Sector 39, Chandigarh.
Published on Dec 09, 2021 01:24 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Cattle the major hassle in Ward 31

Ward 31 residents accuse Chandigarh MC of neglect, say cattle are reared illegally on public land, raising issues of both hygiene and road safety
State of wards: Stray cattle and garbage strewn all around are among key issues faced by residents in Ward 31, Chandigarh. (Gurtej Singh/HT)
State of wards: Stray cattle and garbage strewn all around are among key issues faced by residents in Ward 31, Chandigarh. (Gurtej Singh/HT)
Published on Dec 08, 2021 01:58 AM IST
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PU murder case: Chandigarh police to move court for narco test

Panjab University (PU) professor BB Goyal and his wife were alone at home on the night of the murder.
Professor BB Goyal’s wife, Seema Goyal, was found dead at the couple’s residence on Panjab University (PU) campus on November 4. (HT File)
Professor BB Goyal’s wife, Seema Goyal, was found dead at the couple’s residence on Panjab University (PU) campus on November 4. (HT File)
Published on Dec 07, 2021 01:46 AM IST
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Murder on PU campus: Month on, Chandigarh Police fail to make headway

It’s been a month since a PU professor’s wife was found murdered at their house on the campus, but the Chandigarh Police have failed to make any breakthrough
Chandigarh Police are still awaiting the forensic report, according to officials investigating the murder on PU campus. (HT File Photo)
Chandigarh Police are still awaiting the forensic report, according to officials investigating the murder on PU campus. (HT File Photo)
Published on Dec 04, 2021 01:15 AM IST
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Ahead of elections, Kejriwal reaches out to Punjab’s protesting teachers

At least 13,000 teachers have been protesting across the state demanding regularisation of their jobs
Delhi chief minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses at a public meeting, in Mohali on Saturday. (ANI)
Delhi chief minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal addresses at a public meeting, in Mohali on Saturday. (ANI)
Updated on Nov 28, 2021 02:22 AM IST
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Arvind Kejriwal joins protest of contractual teachers in Punjab’s Mohali

Accompanied by AAP Punjab chief Bhagwant Mann, the Delhi CM assured the teachers of resolving their issues on priority.
Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal joined the protest of contractual teachers in poll-bound Punjab. AAP president Bhagwant Mann was also present. (HT file photo)
Aam Aadmi Party leader and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal joined the protest of contractual teachers in poll-bound Punjab. AAP president Bhagwant Mann was also present. (HT file photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 05:33 PM IST
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Chandigarh family alleges youth’s illegal detention by police

Hours after the Chandigarh family moved a habeas corpus writ petition before the Punjab and Haryana high court, alleging illegal detention, the 23-year-old youth returned home
Illegal detention allegation: The HC has asked station house officers of two police stations in Chandigarh to submit affidavits in this regard within one week. (HT File Photo)
Illegal detention allegation: The HC has asked station house officers of two police stations in Chandigarh to submit affidavits in this regard within one week. (HT File Photo)
Updated on Nov 27, 2021 01:18 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Jailed scribe used friend’s mobile phone to make threat call

Former journalist Sanjiv Majahan, who is in jail for a property grab case, had used the mobile phone of a Chandigarh resident for making a threat call to the prime witness in a murder case
The police had traced the mobile phone used by Mahajan to Nitish, a resident of Sector 37, Chandigarh. (Shutterstock)
The police had traced the mobile phone used by Mahajan to Nitish, a resident of Sector 37, Chandigarh. (Shutterstock)
Published on Nov 26, 2021 01:56 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Traffic bottlenecks ail old sectors in Ward 17

Besides parking-related issues that plague both market and residential areas in Sectors 22 and 23 of Chandigarh, residents complain of non-functional streetlights and sanitation issues in Ward 17
State of wards: Ward 17 comprises Sectors 22 and 23, which are among the oldest commercial and residential sectors in the city. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
State of wards: Ward 17 comprises Sectors 22 and 23, which are among the oldest commercial and residential sectors in the city. (Ravi Kumar/HT)
Published on Nov 25, 2021 01:33 AM IST
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Fresh case filed against former journalist sanjeev Mahajan for threatening witness in murder case

The case against former journalist Sanjeev Mahajan was registered on the day police gave an undertaking in the high court on Tuesday to file a file status report by December 13 on a complaint, accusing Mahajan of threatening a witness.
The Chandigarh Police while opposing the bail plea of former journalist Sanjeev Mahajan in the property grab case, told the court that Mahajan “inspite of being behind bars is threatening the prime witness” in the murder case registered in September 2019. (HT Photo)
The Chandigarh Police while opposing the bail plea of former journalist Sanjeev Mahajan in the property grab case, told the court that Mahajan “inspite of being behind bars is threatening the prime witness” in the murder case registered in September 2019. (HT Photo)
Published on Nov 24, 2021 01:37 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Dug-up roads, litter an eyesore in Ward 10

Ward watch: Residents also irked by the ever-increasing stray dog and monkey menace in ward 10 of Chandigarh ahead of municipal corporation polls
UNHYGIENIC CONDITIONS: Remnants of the weekly vegetable mandi in the Sector 29 ground, which falls under ward 10 of Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
UNHYGIENIC CONDITIONS: Remnants of the weekly vegetable mandi in the Sector 29 ground, which falls under ward 10 of Chandigarh. (Keshav Singh/HT)
Published on Nov 18, 2021 04:58 AM IST
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Chandigarh gets district crime cell to probe heinous crimes

Apart from investigating heinous crimes, the cell is also expected to keep a tab on the activities of gangsters and their sympathisers, for early detection of criminal activities. The district crime cell would be directly reporting to Chandigarh senior superintendent of police Kuldeep Singh Chahal.
For better policing, Chandigarh will also have two more crime subdivisions in addition to the three existing ones --- central, east and south. (HT File)
For better policing, Chandigarh will also have two more crime subdivisions in addition to the three existing ones --- central, east and south. (HT File)
Published on Nov 18, 2021 02:22 AM IST
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Chandigarh property dealer’s story of rags to riches to disgrace

After the arrest of property dealer and financier Ram Lal Chaudhary in a cheating case, Chandigarh Police have unearthed property worth 135 crore owned by him and his family
Ram Lal Chaudhary, a property dealer and financier, was arrested by Chandigarh Police in a cheating case.
Ram Lal Chaudhary, a property dealer and financier, was arrested by Chandigarh Police in a cheating case.
Published on Nov 17, 2021 01:15 AM IST
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Barista penalised 30,000 for billing 5 as packaging charges

Finding Barista indulging in trade malpractice, the district consumer disputes redressal commission, Mohali, has imposed 25,000 punitive charges on it
Barista has been asked to refund <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5 to the complainant and pay him a consolidated compensation of <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>5,000. (Illustration: Biswajit Debnath)
Barista has been asked to refund 5 to the complainant and pay him a consolidated compensation of 5,000. (Illustration: Biswajit Debnath)
Updated on Nov 14, 2021 12:45 AM IST
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Chandigarh: Four convicted of hacking man to death in Sector 40

A 27-year-old man from Sunny Enclave was hacked to death in broad daylight in Sector 40, Chandigarh, on June 28, 2019
Victim Amit Katoch was visiting a shop in Sector 40, Chandigarh, when he was attacked.
Victim Amit Katoch was visiting a shop in Sector 40, Chandigarh, when he was attacked.
Published on Nov 13, 2021 01:24 AM IST
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