Shailee Dogra

Shailee Dogra

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

Articles by Shailee Dogra
The two poultry farms are situated in Behra village near Dera Bassi.
The two poultry farms are situated in Behra village near Dera Bassi.

53,000 poultry birds to be culled after avian flu confirmed at two farms in Mohali

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 10:30 PM IST
The development comes a day after the Bhopal lab confirmed flu in a migratory bird found dead at the Siswan reserve in the district
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Panjab University to cough up <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>25,000 for failure to reply to a petition in HC
Panjab University to cough up 25,000 for failure to reply to a petition in HC

Panjab University to cough up 25,000 for failure to reply to a petition in HC

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 13, 2021 11:05 PM IST
Court was hearing a petition seeking the quashing of a circular on scrapping the entrance examination for admission to LLM course on the ground of Covid-19 outbreak
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Sector 20 resident Parminder Singh has allegedly been involved in other cases of cheating too and suspended at least once from work by the education department, police say.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representational purposes)
Sector 20 resident Parminder Singh has allegedly been involved in other cases of cheating too and suspended at least once from work by the education department, police say.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representational purposes)

Chandigarh govt schoolteacher booked for job fraud

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 11:39 PM IST
Took money from relatives of Railway Protection Force head constable but failed to get them jobs
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Shooting a gun in night(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Shooting a gun in night(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Amid gang violence, Chandigarh sees 150% spike in Arms Act cases in 2020

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 07:23 PM IST
Gangsters from the neighbouring states tried to dominate the crime scene in the city, leading to targeted shootings and extortion bids
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While 36% of the snatched items were mobile phones, 30% were bags and purses and 16% were gold chains.
While 36% of the snatched items were mobile phones, 30% were bags and purses and 16% were gold chains.

Chandigarh sees 37% dip in snatching cases this year

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2020 10:38 PM IST
However, with just under 50% cases solved, police have a lot of catching up to do next year
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Rupali gets dressed up for her wedding.(HT Photo)
Rupali gets dressed up for her wedding.(HT Photo)

Help pours in for Chandigarh bride’s wedding after fire destroys her home

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Welfare arm of company donates Rs 1 lakh, trader and wife gift, saris, salwar kameez sets, anklets as well as beverages for wedding, money comes in from retired DSP, mayor and MC commissioner
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Kalawati shows blackened lumps of metal, all that has remained of Rupali’s jewellery, as her daugher (in blue) watches.(Keshav Singh/HT)
Kalawati shows blackened lumps of metal, all that has remained of Rupali’s jewellery, as her daugher (in blue) watches.(Keshav Singh/HT)

Jewellery, cash gone, bride-to-be faints as fire destroys shanties in Chandigarh

By Shailee Dogra | hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 20, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The fire department was informed about the blaze at about 3.29 pm, after which four fire tenders put it out in two hours, even as six huts, including the young quilt maker’s trousseau, were destroyed
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Chandigarh Police head constable suspended on extortion charges

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2020 08:38 PM IST
Pawan was suspended after a preliminary investigation report termed his behaviour “suspicious”; action came on a liquor contractor’s complaint that was accompanied by a video clip showing Pawan and his colleague, Anil.
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A ghee or clarified butter supplier has alleged that some policemen had taken Rs 18,000 from his pocket and asked for Rs 3.70 lakh for getting his ghee samples passed and ensuring that no case was registered against him.(Bloomberg/For representational purposes)
A ghee or clarified butter supplier has alleged that some policemen had taken Rs 18,000 from his pocket and asked for Rs 3.70 lakh for getting his ghee samples passed and ensuring that no case was registered against him.(Bloomberg/For representational purposes)

Now ghee supplier accuses Chandigarh policemen of extortion

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 06, 2020 12:07 AM IST
Barwala man was arrested in connection with supply of spurious ghee. Complaint comes days after liquor vend owner levelled similar allegations against policemen in the crime branch
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Violation of CVC guidelines: Chandigarh police begin shuffling cops posted in 1 unit for over 2 years

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 12:04 AM IST
The UT police department has already identified officers posted on sensitive posts for more than two years in violation of the CVC guidelines
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Vials containing banned drugs have been seized from a Chandigarh woman who started a career in crime with petty thefts.(AP/For representational purposes)
Vials containing banned drugs have been seized from a Chandigarh woman who started a career in crime with petty thefts.(AP/For representational purposes)

58-year-old ‘drug queen’ held with 104 vials of banned drugs

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 26, 2020 09:51 PM IST
This illiterate mother of four was introduced to the world of crime by Kamala, a close associate and drug peddler, and the two started committing petty thefts. In 1999 Bala started supplying smack
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Gangster Dilpreet arranged weapons used to kill Bishnoi’s aide outside Chandigarh mall: SSP

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 13, 2020 12:30 AM IST
He allegedly procured a large consignment of arms and ammunition from Madhya Pradesh before being arrested in a police encounter at Sector 43, Chandigarh, in July 2018
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To keep a check on second wave of Covid-19 pandemic due to possible health complications arising from pollution, the Chandigarh administration last week imposed a blanket ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers in the city.
To keep a check on second wave of Covid-19 pandemic due to possible health complications arising from pollution, the Chandigarh administration last week imposed a blanket ban on the sale and bursting of firecrackers in the city.

Burst crackers in Chandigarh and land in jail for up to 2 years

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 10, 2020 11:59 PM IST
The Chandigarh administration has decided to invoke the Disaster Management Act 2005 against violators
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DGP Sanjay Baniwal assures that no effort will be spared in solving these cases as expeditiously as possible.(HT File Photo)
DGP Sanjay Baniwal assures that no effort will be spared in solving these cases as expeditiously as possible.(HT File Photo)

In line of fire, Chandigarh Police scramble to bring gangsters for interrogation

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2020 12:20 AM IST
UT administrator VP Singh Badnore expresses concern over the rise in shooting incidents during the crime review meeting
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Six Chandigarh cops suspended for Friday night’s violent brawl

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 26, 2020 01:05 AM IST
Three policemen each from crime branch and Sector-26 station get the stick; in-charges asked for explanation.
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Khaki shame: Cops come to blows in Chandigarh’s Sector 26

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 24, 2020 11:48 PM IST
The incident has once again brought to the fore a long-standing tussle and “credit war” between the crime branch and police stations in the city
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The ground in Phase 8 of Mohali where small effigies will be burnt on the occasion of Dussehra.(Gurminder Singh/HT)
The ground in Phase 8 of Mohali where small effigies will be burnt on the occasion of Dussehra.(Gurminder Singh/HT)

Covid cloud casts a shadow on Dussehra celebrations in Mohali

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Mohali
UPDATED ON OCT 24, 2020 10:22 PM IST
The city, which is otherwise known to celebrate the festival with great pomp and show, will burn only small effigies at the Phase 8 ground.
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Gurvinder Singh, alias Dhadi, 23, was arrested at a naka in Chandigarh.
Gurvinder Singh, alias Dhadi, 23, was arrested at a naka in Chandigarh.

Man who supplied bike to Gurlal Brar’s shooters held in Chandigarh

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 22, 2020 12:35 AM IST
Says he was directed by Gaurav Patial, alias Lucky, who runs the Bambiha gang, to arrange the bike
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Heads roll in Chandigarh police dept day after shooting in Sector 25

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2020 12:59 AM IST
DSP gets notice for lack of supervision, departmental inquiry marked against SHO, police post in-charge put under suspension
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Chandigarh Police announce 50,000 reward for info on gangster Bishnoi’s aide Monty Shah

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 10:56 PM IST
He was most recently booked on October 12 for trying to kill two witnesses in a murder case against the gangster
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Chandigarh: Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s aide among two held in Sonu Shah murder case

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 01:32 AM IST
The property dealer was gunned down by four assailants inside his office at Burail village in Sector 45 on September 28, 2019
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Parveen Kumar, alias Bhima, a shooter for the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in police custody in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT Photo)
Parveen Kumar, alias Bhima, a shooter for the Lawrence Bishnoi gang in police custody in Chandigarh on Friday.(HT Photo)

In Chandigarh to avenge aide’s killing in encounter, Lawrence Bishnoi gang shooter arrested

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 01:28 AM IST
Pistol with the name of the slain sharpshooter’s name engraved on it recovered from Rohtak native.
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Ropar Range IGP Amit Parsad (left) and Chandigarh SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal attending the tricity coordination meeting with other police officials at the UT Police Headquarters in Sector 9, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Ropar Range IGP Amit Parsad (left) and Chandigarh SSP Kuldeep Singh Chahal attending the tricity coordination meeting with other police officials at the UT Police Headquarters in Sector 9, Chandigarh, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Gang war: Chandigarh police get the rap from Guv, told to file status of all firings in past 3 years

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 15, 2020 01:25 AM IST
UT DGP told to expeditiously investigate the two firing incidents over the weekend
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Gangster Dilpreet Dhahan’s role surfaces in Gurlal Brar’s murder outside Chandigarh mall

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Suspected to have arranged shooters and weapons to kill rival Lawrence Bishnoi’s close aide from behind bars
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Most accounts of gangsters are run by their associates or admirers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)
Most accounts of gangsters are run by their associates or admirers.(Getty Images/iStockphoto/For representation)

Chandigarh police losing battles with gangsters on another plane: Social media

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 11:36 PM IST
As of now, Chandigarh police have identified more than 250 accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter being operated in the name of gangsters and other criminals, which are run by their associates.
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A threat was issued through a post on jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s purported Facebook page.
A threat was issued through a post on jailed gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s purported Facebook page.

After aide shot dead in Chandigarh, Lawrence Bishnoi gang threatens bloodshed

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 11:53 PM IST
Meanwhile, another aide Monty Shah booked for murder bid on a rival at Burail in Sector 45
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Police at the spot where former student leader Gurlal Brar, also alleged to be an aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, was shot dead in the early hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)
Police at the spot where former student leader Gurlal Brar, also alleged to be an aide of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, was shot dead in the early hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)

Bullets replace all that’s beautiful in Chandigarh as gangs hold sway over city

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Mohali, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 11:35 PM IST
With police going lax on tenant verification, hundreds of apartments mushrooming in periphery areas provide hideouts for gangsters, who also find it easy to escape through the tricity’s porous borders
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Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)
Gurlal Brar, 26, who was shot dead outside a mall in Industrial Area, Phase 1, Chandigarh, in the wee hours of Sunday.(HT Photo)

Gangster shot dead in heart of Chandigarh was wanted in sexual harassment case

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 12, 2020 06:30 AM IST
Gurlal Brar, 26, a former state president of the Students Organisation of Panjab University (SOPU), was booked for outraging the modesty and threatening a group of women outside a nightclub on September 27
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Plumes of smoke billowing from the smouldering heaps of solid waste at the dumping ground in Dadumajra, while firemen continue to bring the situation under control, in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(KESHAV SINGH/HT)
Plumes of smoke billowing from the smouldering heaps of solid waste at the dumping ground in Dadumajra, while firemen continue to bring the situation under control, in Chandigarh on Wednesday.(KESHAV SINGH/HT)

Fire at dumping ground in Chandigarh’s Dadumajra gives residents burning eyes, choking throats, sleepless night

By Shailee Dogra | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 01:12 AM IST
Though the exact cause of the fire is still unclear, the residents are blaming the municipal corporation and the authorities suspect it to be the work of scrap dealers
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Chandigarh saw 23% rise in rape of minors in 2019

By Shailee Dogra, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 12:59 AM IST
In fact, among the Union Territories, Chandigarh was second most unsafe for children after Delhi
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