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Amarinder Singh Visits Farmers' Protest Site In Chandigarh, Warns Centre

Amarinder Singh Visits Farmers' Protest Site In Chandigarh, Warns Centre

Edited by Vaibhav Tiwari | Wednesday February 17, 2021, Chandigarh

The Centre should not take the farmers' agitation against the three agriculture laws lightly, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh tweeted on Wednesday, after visiting a protest site in the state capital Chandigarh.

After Bride-To-Be's SOS Tweet On Water Logging, Haryana Officials' Prompt Action

After Bride-To-Be's SOS Tweet On Water Logging, Haryana Officials' Prompt Action

Press Trust of India | Saturday February 13, 2021, Chandigarh

Upset with the prospect of receiving her wedding guests at her residence in a water-logged area, a Faridabad woman took to Twitter to apprise Haryana Chief Minister ML Khattar of her predicament and the problem soon disappeared.

Muslim Girls Can Marry Any Person Of Choice On Attaining Puberty: Court

Muslim Girls Can Marry Any Person Of Choice On Attaining Puberty: Court

Press Trust of India | Wednesday February 10, 2021, Chandigarh

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has held that a Muslim girl who is less than 18 years old but has attained puberty is free to marry anyone as per the Muslim Personal Law.

Chandigarh Bans Sale, Use Of Crackers With Immediate Effect

Chandigarh Bans Sale, Use Of Crackers With Immediate Effect

ANI | Friday November 06, 2020, Chandigarh

Ahead of the Diwali festival, the Chandigarh administration on Friday banned the sale and use of crackers of all types with immediate effect and said that any violation will result in legal action.

Tax Officials Raid Chandigarh Advocate Who Took Rs 217 Crore Cash From Client

Tax Officials Raid Chandigarh Advocate Who Took Rs 217 Crore Cash From Client

Press Trust of India | Friday October 16, 2020, New Delhi

The Income Tax Department has raided a "leading" Chandigarh-based advocate on charges of alleged tax evasion and receiving at least Rs 217 crore "in cash", tax officials said on Thursday.

Ex Student Leader Of Panjab University Shot Dead Outside Chandigarh Club

Ex Student Leader Of Panjab University Shot Dead Outside Chandigarh Club

Press Trust of India | Sunday October 11, 2020, Chandigarh

A former student leader of Panjab University was shot dead outside a nightclub by some unidentified armed assailants, police said on Sunday.

PM Must Hold Direct Talks With Farmers, Address Grievances: Sukhbir Singh Badal

PM Must Hold Direct Talks With Farmers, Address Grievances: Sukhbir Singh Badal

ANI | Saturday October 10, 2020, Chandigarh

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the grievances of the farming community by holding direct talks with farmers' organisations as well as all other stakeholders.

Punjab Ends Night Curfew And Sunday Lockdown As Covid Cases Decline

Punjab Ends Night Curfew And Sunday Lockdown As Covid Cases Decline

Written by Mohammad Ghazali | Thursday October 01, 2020

Amid declining coronavirus cases and deaths, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered the lifting of night curfew and end to Sunday lockdown, while directing the police to strictly enforce wearing of masks and other safety norms.

Ex Punjab Top Cop Appears Before Special Investigation Team In 29-Year-Old Balwant Multani Case

Ex Punjab Top Cop Appears Before Special Investigation Team In 29-Year-Old Balwant Multani Case

Press Trust of India | Monday September 28, 2020, Chandigarh

Former Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini today appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in Mohali in connection with the disappearance case of junior engineer Balwant Singh Multani in 1991.

Ex-Punjab Top Cop Sumedh Singh Saini Seeks Withdrawal Of Arrest Warrant

Ex-Punjab Top Cop Sumedh Singh Saini Seeks Withdrawal Of Arrest Warrant

Press Trust of India | Friday September 25, 2020, Chandigarh

Former Punjab Director-General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Singh Saini today appeared before a Mohali court, seeking the withdrawal of an arrest warrant against him and said he is ready to join the investigation in the 1991 Balwant Singh Multani disappearance case.

"Chandigarh Is Asking Where's Our MP": Congress's Swipe At Kirron Kher

"Chandigarh Is Asking Where's Our MP": Congress's Swipe At Kirron Kher

Press Trust India | Thursday September 03, 2020, Chandigarh

The Chandigarh unit of the Congress launched a social media campaign on Thursday questioning the alleged absence of BJP MP Kirron Kher from her constituency during the COVID-19 pandemic. Chandigarh Congress chief Pradeep Chhabra said the second-time BJP MP should have been making rounds of the city during the pandemic to listen to people's issues, "but she is nowhere to be seen".

Senior Police Officer Arrested For Assaulting Woman, Her Daughter In Haryana: Cops

Senior Police Officer Arrested For Assaulting Woman, Her Daughter In Haryana: Cops

Press Trust of India | Saturday August 22, 2020, Chandigarh

Haryana Police have arrested an Inspector General-rank officer for allegedly assaulting a woman and a man after barging into their homes in the state's Panchkula district, police said today.

Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme: Education Minister Issues Phishing Alert

Punjab Free Smartphone Scheme: Education Minister Issues Phishing Alert

Written by Mohammed Ghazali | Friday August 14, 2020, Chandigarh

Do not click on any URL, sent through SMS or WhatsApp, to register for free smartphones under the Punjab Smart Connect Scheme, state's Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said cautioning people against online frauds.

20 Arrested As Punjab Police Bust Major Interstate Drug Racket In 8-Week Op

20 Arrested As Punjab Police Bust Major Interstate Drug Racket In 8-Week Op

Press Trust of India | Friday July 24, 2020, Chandigarh

In a major crackdown on trafficking of pharmaceutical opioids across the country, the Punjab Police on Friday said it has busted a drug cartel, operating across 11 states, and arrested 20 people.

COVID-19: Online Registration Must To Enter Punjab: All You Need To Know

COVID-19: Online Registration Must To Enter Punjab: All You Need To Know

Reported by Mohammad Ghazali, Edited by Debjani Chatterjee | Monday July 06, 2020, Chandigarh

COVID-19: Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ruled out relaxation of the 14-day home quarantine rules for domestic travelers. E-registration for people going to Punjab has been made mandatory from midnight.

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