Chandigarh News

Arvind Kejriwal's "Mission Punjab" Starts Today, Will Visit 2 Cities

Arvind Kejriwal's "Mission Punjab" Starts Today, Will Visit 2 Cities

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali,Shonakshi Chakravarty, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday November 21, 2021, Chandigarh

In a statement issued from the party headquarters here on Sunday, AAP Punjab state president and Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann said that during his two-day Punjab tour, Arvind Kejriwal will also make a big announcement for Punjab.

Gurugram, Faridabad Schools Shut Till Wednesday Due To Air Pollution

Gurugram, Faridabad Schools Shut Till Wednesday Due To Air Pollution

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday November 14, 2021, Chandigarh/New Delhi

The Haryana Disaster Management Authority has further ordered to stop manual sweeping and start water sprinkling to control dust on roads. Like the recent order in Delhi, all government and private offices have been advised to work from home.

Punjab Congress Leader Sukhpal Khaira Arrested By Central Probe Agency

Punjab Congress Leader Sukhpal Khaira Arrested By Central Probe Agency

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Thursday November 11, 2021, Chandigarh/New Delhi

The case pertains to the probe in the 2015 Fazilka (Punjab) drugs-smuggling case, in which 1,800 grams of heroin, 24 gold biscuits, two weapons, 26 live cartridges, and two Pakistani SIM cards were seized from a gang of international drug smugglers.

"Ethical People Do More Than...": Navjot Sidhu vs Top Punjab Lawyer

"Ethical People Do More Than...": Navjot Sidhu vs Top Punjab Lawyer

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday November 07, 2021, New Delhi

APS Deol's appointment had triggered a debate within the party as he had represented former top cop Sumedh Singh Saini and Inspector General Paramraj Singh Umaranangal in relation to cases regarding incidents of sacrilege and subsequent police firing

Haryana's 75% Job Quota For Locals Now Live, But With A Change

Haryana's 75% Job Quota For Locals Now Live, But With A Change

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday November 06, 2021, Chandigarh

The law will pave way for local reservation in companies, societies, trusts, and limited liability partnership firms situated in Haryana.

Power Rates Slashed By Rs 3 For Consumers In Punjab Months Ahead Of Polls

Power Rates Slashed By Rs 3 For Consumers In Punjab Months Ahead Of Polls

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday November 01, 2021, Chandigarh

Power rates have been slashed by three rupees per unit in Punjab, Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi announced today. The new rates will be applicable from today itself.

Punjab Government's Top Lawyer Quits. Navjot Sidhu Wanted Him Gone

Punjab Government's Top Lawyer Quits. Navjot Sidhu Wanted Him Gone

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday November 01, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab government's top lawyer APS Deol, who represented the accused in the 2015 sacrilege case, quits. Navjot Sidhu opposed his appointment.

No Backend Talks With Congress, Says Captain As He Preps Own Party Launch

No Backend Talks With Congress, Says Captain As He Preps Own Party Launch

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Saturday October 30, 2021, Chandigarh

"Reports of backend talks with Congress are incorrect. The time for rapprochement is over. I'm grateful to Sonia Gandhi ji for her support but will not stay in Congress now," Captain Amarinder Singh said.

Amarinder Singh To Form New Party, Navjot Sidhu's Prompt "BJP Loyal" Jibe

Amarinder Singh To Form New Party, Navjot Sidhu's Prompt "BJP Loyal" Jibe

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Wednesday October 27, 2021, Chandigarh/New Delhi

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has announced that he will form a new political party in Punjab ahead of the elections in the state next year.

"Political Game, State Within State": Navjot Sidhu On More Areas To BSF

"Political Game, State Within State": Navjot Sidhu On More Areas To BSF

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Akhil Kumar | Monday October 25, 2021, Chandigarh

A resolution was passed in the all-party meeting in Punjab saying they rejected the Centre's order on BSF jurisdiction. The state CM said that a special session of the state assembly would be held on the issue if the Centre didn't respond.

On Punjab Congress Crisis, Manish Tewari Slams Harish Rawat, Navjot Sidhu

On Punjab Congress Crisis, Manish Tewari Slams Harish Rawat, Navjot Sidhu

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Sunday October 24, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu and senior party leader Manish Tewari took to Twitter hinting that the state government was not focusing on "real issues" and alleging that there's "chaos and anarchy" in the state unit of the party.

Congress Names Harish Chaudhary Punjab In-Charge, Relieves Harish Rawat

Congress Names Harish Chaudhary Punjab In-Charge, Relieves Harish Rawat

Edited by Akhil Kumar | Friday October 22, 2021, New Delhi

Harish Chaudhary has served as the national secretary of the AICC and is currently a member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly.

Sale, Use Of Firecrackers Banned In Chandigarh By Administration

Sale, Use Of Firecrackers Banned In Chandigarh By Administration

Asian News International | Tuesday October 12, 2021, Chandigarh (Punjab)

The Chandigarh Administration has decided to impose a complete ban on the sale or use of any kind of firecrackers throughout the entire territory, as per a statement from the administration.

Punjab Chief Minister Inaugurates Centre To Train Youth For Armed Forces

Punjab Chief Minister Inaugurates Centre To Train Youth For Armed Forces

Press Trust of India | Thursday September 09, 2021, Chandigarh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today digitally laid the foundation stone of the Centre for Training and Employment of Punjab Youth (C-PYTE) at Asal Uttar in Tarn Taran district.

Chandigarh Police File Case Against Lakha Sidhana, Farmer Leaders

Chandigarh Police File Case Against Lakha Sidhana, Farmer Leaders

Press Trust of India | Sunday June 27, 2021, Chandigarh

The Chandigarh police has booked alleged gangster-turned-activist Lakha Sidhana, wanted by Delhi Police in the case of R Day violence at Red Fort, and many farmer leaders on several charges including rioting during a protest march on Saturday.

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