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Chandigarh MC may slash by one-fourth fine for leaving cattle in Mohali

At present, the MC charges Rs 20,000 per cattle, from the owners who leave their animals in the city. The MC has proposed to reduce the fine to Rs 5,000 per cattle.

Chandigarh: Movie tickets likely to be expensive as MC mulls entertainment tax

As per the agenda that is being prepared, 20 per cent tax is likely to be levied on tickets priced at Rs 100 and below while 30 per cent tax will be levied on tickets above Rs 100. In most multiplexes, the tickets are priced above Rs 100.


Chandigarh civic body's WhatsApp number for complaints: Residents allege no redressal

On August 15, Mayor Rajesh Kalia had launched the WhatsApp number. Within four days, the civic body received over a thousand complaints at the number. All the officials had been directed to address at the earliest the issues raised in the complaints.

Chandigarh: Facing a loss of Rs 82 cr, civic body to hike city’s water tariffs

The agenda to hike water tariffs in the city was prepared by the officials of the Public Health wing earlier. However, as the corporation elections were due in December 2016, the agenda was held back and was not tabled for discussion in the general house.

Chandigarh DC says 'not fully satisfied' with municipal corporation's way of dealing with encroachments

Primarily it is the Municipal Corporation’s job to remove the encroachments but following orders of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, the administration too had pitched in.

Doorstep plastic segregation: Chandigarh Municipal Corporation to table draft waste management bylaws

The dry and wet waste will be given by residents separately and collected in different compartments of the disposal vehicles. As many as 55 vehicles will be used for the 13 villages recently transferred to the MC.


Chandigarh: 150 staffers of road wing found working at govt officials’ houses

As many as 140 safaikaramcharis have already been withdrawn by the civic body after they were found working at the residences of government officers serving and retired.

Chandigarh: UT overrules MC, now no exemption from property tax in 13 newly included villages

Decides property tax will be levied in all 22 rehabilitation colonies; Advisor says MC fund-starved.

Chandigarh: Rs 1.25 crore spent on cleaning road gullies, still no solution to waterlogging in sight

With no satisfactory call from the officers, the councillors then just spoke about different suggestions, which are given in almost every such meeting during this season.

Chandigarh: 625 sanitation workers found doing chores at homes of govt officials

Approximately Rs 81.25 lakh was being paid by the municipal corporation to these “ghost employees”, who were drawing salaries for sweeping and cleaning the city but were found doing personal chores of officials.