In what could lead to more taxes being imposed on city residents,the Delhi Finance Commission has written to the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation (MC) pointing out that the current contribution of the assigned taxes to the revenue of the corporation was very low.
A proposal to develop playgrounds in the citys government schools is yet to see the light of day.
From opening community centres to survivors to parking water tankers at the bus stand where the Punjab government has set up a camp
The delegation of the Municipal Corporation comprising the Mayor,councillors and officials that visited the cow sheds at Barsana and Vrindavan have decided to send stray cattle to Barsana.
With the Congress and the BJP unable to reach a consensus on the stray cattle issue,the Municipal Corporation has been unable to tackle the problem.
The city unit of Bharatiya Janata Party is crying foul over the constitution of the sub-committees in the Municipal Corporation.
There appears to be a rift in the SAD-BJP alliance over the appointment of BJP councillor Arun Sood as leader of opposition in the Municipal Corporation even as the saffron party clarified that Sood has only been appointed as the BJP leader in the House.
Even as Chandigarh is not likely to get additional water supply in the near future,in the coming months Panchkula and Chandimandir will have to be given their due share.
MC passes agenda without debate; houses below 5 marla and those in villages,colonies exempted.
The Fire Department has issued 96 notices to commercial buildings this year,of which around 57 have been issued to restaurants and hotels alone. Significantly,around 250 emergency fire calls have been received by the Fire Control Room in the month of June.
When it comes to solving a problem,the Chandigarh Municipal Corporations way of doing it is – look over it!
The Punjab and Haryana High Court has come to the rescue of a widow whose husband has been missing for the past eight years.
Khad Banao Kendra,set up by the Municipal Corporation to collect horticulture waste,at Chandigarh Sector 48 was demolished owing to complaints by residents.
Strengthening the case of the prosecution,three witnesses recorded their statements in the case of Kashif Ali,a Pakistani spy,in a local court here today.
The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will allow group housing societies to have more than one water connection to the reservoirs,largely benefitting the societies in the southern sectors that have been facing acute water shortage.