Tanbir Dhaliwal

Tanbir Dhaliwal

Tanbir Dhaliwal is a correspondent at Chandigarh. She covers health and business.

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Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit (left) and two girls who reunited with their father after six years on Sunday.(HT Photo)
Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit (left) and two girls who reunited with their father after six years on Sunday.(HT Photo)

Missing children’s guiding light, this policeman helps reunite them with their families

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON SEP 06, 2020 09:31 PM IST
Assistant sub-inspector Rajesh Kumar from Panchkula’s Anti Human Trafficking Unit has helped trace 573 missing persons in the last five years
PTI candidates, demanding cancellation of the recruitment exam held on August 23, outside the Haryana Staff Selection Commission office in Sector 2, Panchkula, on Thursday.(Sant Arora/HT)
PTI candidates, demanding cancellation of the recruitment exam held on August 23, outside the Haryana Staff Selection Commission office in Sector 2, Panchkula, on Thursday.(Sant Arora/HT)

Two protests defy Panchkula DC’s order, one FIR lodged

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 01:39 AM IST
Case registered against teachers demanding cancellation of an exam; no FIRagainst ABVP members who also protested.
The 19-year-old was awarded “rigorous imprisonment for life with possibility of remission, commutation etc.,” and directed to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 on August 5 this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The 19-year-old was awarded “rigorous imprisonment for life with possibility of remission, commutation etc.,” and directed to pay a fine of Rs 50,000 on August 5 this year.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Kin of dhaba owner murdered by helper awarded 10-lakh relief

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 03, 2020 07:12 PM IST
Assamese man was killed by his helper after an altercation at the former’s dhaba in Sector 42 in July, 2016.
Police record shows that 29 buildings, government and private, were damaged(HT file)
Police record shows that 29 buildings, government and private, were damaged(HT file)

3 years to Dera mayhem: Nobody did it; 33 acquitted, none guilty

Hindustan Times, Panchkulka | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2020 11:27 PM IST
This year, the 8th dera violence case (FIR 363) fell flat as an additional district and sessions judge acquitted 10 dera followers, accused of attempt to murder, riot and damaging public property. The three eyewitness failed to identify the accused
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No samples taken even as Pinjore man cremated under Covid protocol

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2020 10:35 PM IST
His son was tested positive for coronavirus after he developed flu-like symptoms
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Chandigarh: Two years after murder of 4-year-old daughter, family gets 10 lakh compensation

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 14, 2020 01:40 AM IST
In August 2019, a district court had awarded Kamlesh “life imprisonment till natural death” who was found guilty of “cold-blooded murder”.
The CBI or complainant have the liberty to move the appropriate authority/Supreme Court against the DIG’s order dated August 3, 2020, states the court order.(PTI/ For representation)
The CBI or complainant have the liberty to move the appropriate authority/Supreme Court against the DIG’s order dated August 3, 2020, states the court order.(PTI/ For representation)

2017 graft case: CBI court turns down plea to declare suspended Chandigarh SHO accused

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Says it cannot take cognisance of the offence against accused Jaswinder Kaur as the sanction for prosecution has been declined by the Chandigarh Police DIG who is the competent authority in the matter.
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2017 graft case: Chandigarh DIG declines sanction to prosecute suspended SHO

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 04, 2020 09:09 PM IST
Informs CBI court that no substantive evidence has been placed on record by the CBI to prove the inspector’s involvement in the case.
The road leading to Morni remained abuzz with cars from Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana and even Uttarakhand near Panchkula on Monday.(Sant Arora /HT)
The road leading to Morni remained abuzz with cars from Delhi, Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana and even Uttarakhand near Panchkula on Monday.(Sant Arora /HT)

As HP restricts entry, tourists flood Morni, throw caution to wind

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON AUG 04, 2020 01:40 AM IST
The hill station, which is just five hours from Delhi and 45 kilometres from Chandigarh, has seen a fourfold increase in footfall amid the pandemic outbreak.
Zaidi had filed two applications seeking better facility and a computer to prepare his defence. The CBI court had issued notice to the investigating agency to file its response.(HT Photo)
Zaidi had filed two applications seeking better facility and a computer to prepare his defence. The CBI court had issued notice to the investigating agency to file its response.(HT Photo)

Kotkhai custodial death case : Court rejects Zaidi’s plea for B-Class facility, computer

Hindustan Times/Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON AUG 01, 2020 05:24 PM IST
The public prosecutor opposed both applications saying Zaidi was facing trial for a heinous crime and did not deserve any special treatment in custody
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Kotkhai custodial death: Zaidi seeks better facility, computer to prepare defence

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 09:19 PM IST
The suspended inspector general of police filed two applications in court in this regard.
Zaidi stated that he is living with 12 other inmates and in such a situation, the documents are at constant risk of being misplaced and their safekeeping is difficult.(HT Photo)
Zaidi stated that he is living with 12 other inmates and in such a situation, the documents are at constant risk of being misplaced and their safekeeping is difficult.(HT Photo)

Kotkhai custodial death: Zaidi seeks better facility, computer to prepare defence

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 01:05 PM IST
The suspended inspector general of police filed two applications in court in this regard.
Suspended Manimajra SHO Jaswinder Kaur
Suspended Manimajra SHO Jaswinder Kaur

Chandigarh: CBI court dismisses suspended SHO’s plea to be kept in separate barrack

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2020 09:10 PM IST
It was stated that as she remained with Chandigarh police for about 20 years and served as the witness or investigation officer against a number of undertrails and convicted persons, who are presently confined in Burail jail, she may be harmed.
An assistant sub-inspector has been awarded ₹10 lakh compensation after being injured in a car accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
An assistant sub-inspector has been awarded ₹10 lakh compensation after being injured in a car accident.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

MACT awards Chandigarh police ASI 10 lakh for traffic accident

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 11:12 PM IST
Satyabir Singh claimed that on April 27, 2018 , he was driving down from Aleva village in Jind to Chandigarh when a speeding Baleno car driving on the wrong side of the road collided with his Alto
Congress party leaders and workers protest against the BJP government at  Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)
Congress party leaders and workers protest against the BJP government at  Panchkula.(Sant Arora/HT)

Cong members protest against ‘murder of democracy’ by BJP, forget social distancing

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 08:53 PM IST
MLAs and local leaders who attended the protest in an open ground in Panchkula’s Sector 5 sat in tents close to each other holding placards. Many of them did not wear face masks
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Court allows CBI to take voice sample of suspended SHO Jaswinder Kaur

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 11:49 PM IST
A call made by co-accused Bhagwan Singh to the SHO to intimate about acceptance of bribe money from the complainant was an “an important evidence” in the case, says CBI
To contain the spread of infection in clusters with more than seven cases, the health authorities claim to be sealing the areas, and conducting extensive testing and sero surveys.(HT File Photo)
To contain the spread of infection in clusters with more than seven cases, the health authorities claim to be sealing the areas, and conducting extensive testing and sero surveys.(HT File Photo)

Panchkula health dept turns to police to trace source of infection

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 26, 2020 10:40 PM IST
Source of infection in 20 of the 432 cases so far still a mystery.

Suicide note by Mohali petrol pump owner names at least 13, FIR against six

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2020 02:20 AM IST
Police say they may add more names as investigation progresses.
The family members of the victim outside the mortuary of Panchkula civil hospital on Thursday.(Sant Arora /HT)
The family members of the victim outside the mortuary of Panchkula civil hospital on Thursday.(Sant Arora /HT)

Oil firm staff booked for abetting suicide of Mohali-based fuel pump owner

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 24, 2020 12:00 AM IST
The victim named the officials of the private oil company in his suicide note.
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CBI court initiates process to declare suspended Chandigarh inspector PO

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 23, 2020 09:14 PM IST
Says Jaswinder Kaur has been deliberately absconding and concealing herself to evade arrest.
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Panchkula claims ‘zero’ Covid death

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 01:58 AM IST
The woman, 76, a kidney patient, had died at a private hospital on July 2. In Wednesday’s bulletin, the authorities claimed ‘zero’ Covid-19 deaths. The reason given was that “the 76 year-old female died due to chronic renal disease (Stage 5) and had been declared Covid-19 negative before death.”
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)
Are men more prone to infections? Health experts say travel history and mobility could be reasons.(ANI/For representation only)

More men testing positive for Covid-19 in tricity than women

By Tanbir Dhaliwal and Amanjeet Salyal
UPDATED ON JUL 23, 2020 12:20 AM IST
In the tricity 57.2% of those affected are men. The gap between males and females is widest in Panchkula at 66.5% male patients followed by Mohali at 59%, while in Chandigarh it’s 52%.
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As many as 12 family members of two of the DMER staffers have also been infected.(HT File Photo)
As many as 12 family members of two of the DMER staffers have also been infected.(HT File Photo)

Rising cases in Panchkula’s govt offices prompt admn to start random sampling

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 01:20 AM IST
So far, 13 employees of Department of Medical Education and Research (DMER), Sector 16; and 20 personnel from ITBP and five from CRPF have tested positive for Covid-19.
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What makes Panchkula’s Bhavan Vidyalaya produce assembly line of toppers year after year

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 17, 2020 12:18 AM IST
This year, the school has produced five tricity toppers with 99% score in the CBSE Class 10 examinations, and one tricity topper in humanities from Class 12.
In its application, CBI had stated that Kaur “deliberately and intentionally absconded” despite being asked twice to join the investigation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
In its application, CBI had stated that Kaur “deliberately and intentionally absconded” despite being asked twice to join the investigation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

Non-bailable warrants issued against suspended SHO Jaswinder Kaur

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 10:21 PM IST
Will face proclaimed offender proceedings if not arrested by July 20.
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Sanction to prosecute: CBI court directs Chandigarh DIG to submit reply in 2017 graft case involving ex-SHO Kaur

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
PUBLISHED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:47 AM IST
Jaswinder Kaur is also an accused in a recent 5 lakh graft case, following which she was suspended and removed as Manimajra SHO. She has been evading arrest since then.
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Panchkula region 6th in Class 10 pass percentage; girls outshine boys

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 16, 2020 12:45 AM IST
The Chandigarh region comprising UT Ladakh, Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir, is at 9th position with 91.8%
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)
High drama was witnessed at Panchkula’s Civil hospital in Sector 6 when a group of nurses roughed up a government doctor posted in the psychiatry department on Tuesday after a nurse alleged that he had sexually harassed her.(Sant Arora/Hindustan Times)

Doctor booked for sexually harassing nurse on Covid duty in P’kula hospital

Hindustan Times, Panchkula | By Tanbir Dhaliwal
UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 12:00 AM IST
Psychiatrist appeared to be drunk when he ‘harassed’ the nurse in the Covid-19 isolation ward; police post in hospital did not register FIR, women’s commission not ‘satisfied with hospital report’
Over 1.06 lakh (1,06,324) students appeared in Panchkula region, of which over 98,000 (98,374) passed (92.52 pass percentage). Girls performed better with 95.04% pass percentage as against 90.56% boys.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Over 1.06 lakh (1,06,324) students appeared in Panchkula region, of which over 98,000 (98,374) passed (92.52 pass percentage). Girls performed better with 95.04% pass percentage as against 90.56% boys.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

CBSE Class 12 results: Panchkula region has better pass percentage than Chandigarh

UPDATED ON JUL 15, 2020 12:04 AM IST
Panchkula stood sixth at the national level while Chandigarh bagged the seventh spot. Both the regions have scored higher than the national average of 88.78%.
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