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Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019
Bhartesh Singh Thakur

Bhartesh Singh Thakur


Bhartesh Singh Thakur is a senior correspondent at Chandigarh. He covers Panjab University, local administration and defence.

articles by Bhartesh Singh Thakur (523 results)
Mar 27, 2017 13:10
Life here appears to be caught in a time warp. Though only 50 km from Panchkula and 60 km from Chandigarh, people in Morni have been without electricity for years now. Fans, television sets, geysers, refrigerators, the appliances we take for granted... read more
Mar 20, 2017 21:59
Buzzing with frustration:122 poultry farms have residents battling the incessant droning of flies; cow dung laced roads is an ‘accepted reality’ read more
Mar 18, 2017 12:01
The Parliamentary standing committee on urban development has questioned as why Panchkula has not been included on the list of smart cities despite being an important economic centre with a cosmopolitan character. read more
Mar 14, 2017 12:06
The town once known for it pretty Mughal gardens and the HMT factory has now fallen on bad days with little in the name of development. Illegal settlements are what mark half of Pinjore. Cross the Chandimandir toll plaza and illegal constructions on... read more
Mar 06, 2017 15:54
Congested, unclean and underdeveloped, Kalka does not remotely appear to be a part of the Panchkula Municipal Corporation. Traffic jams continue to be the biggest bugbear of this township despite a massive SC-mandated demolition drive in 2009. read more
Mar 06, 2017 15:41
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur manager allegedly committed fraud in complicity with a family running shell firms read more
Mar 05, 2017 13:58
Close to 4 out of 10 men in Chandigarh are consuming liquor, which is the second highest in the north India, after Himachal Pradesh, according to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) - 4.  read more
Mar 02, 2017 12:19
A number of cases of marital dispute have been registered in Panchkula wherein women have accused their husbands or male in-laws of rape, committing unnatural act, molestation or forced abortions besides making dowry demand. read more
Feb 27, 2017 16:38
A Kalka court directed Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam (UHBVN) to pay Rs 5 lakh as compensation to a man whose arms were amputated after he suffered from an electrocution accident in Kalka. read more
Feb 27, 2017 14:36
Secluded and under-developed. These two words best describe the Panchkula urban estate across the Ghaggar bridge. Distinct from rest of the city, this undulating area is marked by garbage dumps, withering roads, stray animals and vacant plots. read more
Feb 26, 2017 17:31
The Delhi branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) nabbed two people with 106 kg of contraband (Ganja or Cannabis) near Barara railway station in Ambala. The case was registered on Saturday read more
Feb 26, 2017 00:23
Indian Tibet Border Police (ITBP) jawan Jitendra Singh Yadav who fought terrorists at the Indian consulate in northern Afghanistan last year was awarded with DG Insignia and Commendation on Saturday at the ITBP centre here, though many believe he should... read more
Feb 22, 2017 16:48
Panchkula The board officials of Shri Mata Mansa Devi Shrine are in hurry these days to complete construction of lifts and stairs in the complex. They want it to finish the works before beginning of navratras, March 28, and also they want it to get it... read more
Jan 24, 2017 18:23
Panchkula is set to be Haryana’s first district to issue smart card for registration certificates (RCs) and driving licences (DLs).  read more