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Marred by water shortage, clogged pipelines and lack of facilities, Dhanas suffers without councillor

When asked about these issues, BJP leader Swaraj Upadhyay said that the reason behind these problems was that area did not have a councilor.

Chandigarh considers converting leasehold properties of civic body into freehold

Realtors stated that no one wants to come forth for the leasehold properties because one has to pay hefty ground rent every year and even after paying crores for 99 years, the ownership of the property is not in the name of the person.


Chandigarh Police relocates construction site of beat box as MC objects

Union Home Minister Amit Shah had inaugurated 54 Atal Sahbhagita Kendras in Chandigarh on September 20. At least a dozen more such kendras are under construction. These kendras are part of Atal Smart Police Yojna.

Chandigarh MC approves string of projects, allocates Rs 60L for pavers block

The corporation approved the agenda for the reconstruction of Phirni road with 80 mm thick paver blocks at Behlana village at an estimated cost of Rs 29.14 lakh and the proposal to lay 80 mm/60 mm thick interlocking paver blocks, worth Rs 30.86 lakh at Thakur Dwara in Manimajra village, was also approved by the committee.

Vendors of Sector 17 to be relocated to Sector 15: Chandigarh MC

A senior official of the civic body said, “We have identified different areas and all of these vendors can be relocated in Sector 15. There are 1,100 sites available in Sector 15.”

Development works halt as no bidder comes forward, Chandigarh MC refloats 95 tenders

The tenders will be opened this month-end. If the MC again fails to find bidders, the tenders will be floated again. In case the MC fails to get the bidders for a third time as well, the work will be allotted to the person who would come first.


Down the drain-part 2: At your expense, Mayor, Commissioner can buy mobile phone, laptop of ‘unlimited cost’

Even as the corporation is in a deep financial crisis when public works are to be carried out, not many in the city know that a Mayor every year takes the latest version of iPhone.

Cash-starved civic body’s Leh trip nothing new, study tours have already bled the exchequer of Rs 2.20 cr

Chandigarh Newsline takes a look at where the public money is wastefully spent by the civic body. Study tours (or junkets?) top the list.

Coming soon in Sector 17: Chandigarh MC's valet service at multilevel parking lot

This decision has been taken as the Rs 50-crore multilevel parking lot has been lying almost unused. People did not prefer to park here as it was said that the parking lot was situated at a distance from the Plaza.

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.