Sources said Sidhu had been seeking “adjustment” for his wife, who had sacrificed her Assembly constituency for him after he joined the Congress ahead of Punjab Assembly elections.
After days of tense calm, the town became restive again on Tuesday following the nod from CM Captain Amarinder Singh to rename the traffic intersection as Samvidhan Chowk on a request from a few Dalit Congress leaders.
In the meeting, it was decided that Hooda supporters will attend Rahul Gandhi’s rally but without wearing pink pagris (turbans).
The principal of the college, Dr Bhushan Kumar Sharma, read the annual report of the college and described the achievements of the college.
The Northern Railway has already announced that once they receive coaches from RCF, they would start the premier Tejas train on Delhi – Chandigarh route. The duration of journey from the city to national capital would be around three hours in this train.
Rajendra Singh, popularly known as the Waterman of India, and his NGO, Tarun Bharat Sangh, have revived over five rivers in dry states by using traditional methods of water conservation. The Indian Express speaks to him about the future of Chandigarh’s iconic Sukhna Lake.
Kalagram’s Sculpture Park, one of the largest in the country, has works by sculptors like Latika Katt, Shiv Singh and Biman Bihari Dass
Deepika Gandhi, director of the Le Corbusier Centre, feels that artworks must be showcased on a rotation basis even in museums, as was planned for the Leisure Valley, opposite the museum, which still has on display works by eminent sculptors.
Increasingly, artistic expressions are finding their way into public spaces of Chandigarh. Murals, sculptures and installations are bringing art outside gallery spaces, in the process bringing people and art closer. A look at some of these efforts that are lighting up City Beautiful
Including the Chief Minister, the Punjab Cabinet now has 18 members, which is the maximum 15 per cent of a state assembly allowed.
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has pulled up the administration of Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) in Rohtak for suspension of an associate professor over a Facebook post in which he is alleged to have criticised the university.
Addressing a press conference Thursday, along with Leader of Opposition Sukhpal Singh Khaira, AAP Leader and Kharar MLA, Kanwar Sandhu, said he has written two letters to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in this connection.
Another accused, Jagdev Singh, alias Gaagi, was arrested from ISBT 17 for the murder. Two other accused are yet to be arrested.
A lower court had convicted Babla on March 28 on the appeal filed by the Chandigarh Administration against his acquittal under the two charges in the judgment pronounced by trail court in 2014.
Bali and Nek Chand were neighbours and he was a gifted the sculpture, along with a few other residents of the area as a token of appreciation for the efforts towards the upkeep of their gardens.