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Uploading 250 videos, work updates — candidates fought poll battle online too

May 25, 2019 2:21 am

Congress candidate Pawan Bansal ended up spending the highest on social media as the medium was “the easiest for the candidates to reach out to masses and counter the claims and allegations made by the opponent.”

Chandigarh: Talk of infighting in Cong doing rounds

May 24, 2019 9:57 am

Due to infighting within the Congress, its firebrand leader, former mayor Poonam Sharma, had switched sides and joined BJP.

‘There was no Modi vs Bansal in Chandigarh’

May 24, 2019 2:19 am

"After a long time, this time entire Chandigarh unit of Congress fought collectively. With full integrity. Every worker of Congress did hard work on the ground level."

Punjab: Chandigarh voters take Centre stage today

May 19, 2019 9:11 am

Polling will start at 7 am and will be on till 6 pm. All shops and commercial establishments will remain closed, as per a notification by the UT Administration.

ED attaches ‘bribe’ amount allegedly taken by Pawan Bansal's nephew

May 08, 2019 8:04 am

During the UPA regime in 2013, Bansal’s nephew, Vijay Singla, was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 89.68 lakh along with seven others for the appointment of Mahesh Kumar as Member (Electrical) Railway Board.

Kirron Kher lied on making PM scheme successful in Chandigarh: Pawan Bansal

May 07, 2019 7:57 am

Once elected to power, Bansal said he will immediately allot the empty houses to the daily wagers so that Chandigarh becomes slum-free as early as possible.

Chandigarh Congress welcomes members of Khatik community into party fold

April 08, 2019 9:12 am

Members of the Khatik community joined the Chandigarh Congress in the presence of Chandigarh candidate for upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Pawan Bansal, at an event organised at Congress Bhawan in Sector 35, Sunday.

In Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, Bansal and Jain are biggest rivals for last 28 years

April 04, 2019 10:44 am

The two lawyers, who started their political career as student leaders, fought their maiden Lok Sabha battle in 1991, in which Jain lost to Bansal. But Jain avenged his defeat in the very next elections in 1996.

Pawan Bansal makes formal claim for Congress ticket from Chandigarh

January 31, 2019 9:12 am

Bansal, who has been made in charge of the Congress’ campaign committee, arrived at the Congress Bhawan in Sector 35 to loud beats of dhol and a big crowd of supporters.

Everyone here is a migrant, Pawan Bansal too, says Navjot Kaur Sidhu

January 28, 2019 8:05 am

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu’s wife Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu who has applied for candidature from Chandigarh speaks to Hina Rohtaki about her vision for the city.


Nothing new in Rail Budget 2016: Pawan Bansal

February 25, 2016 12:51 pm

Chandigarh, Feb 25 (ANI): Criticising the Railway Budget 2016 presented on Thursday, former railway minister Pawan Bansal on Thursday said he found nothing new in the budget, except for bio vacuum toilets, adding that there should be public awareness on it. He added that he don't know how successful it will be. It is dangerous if people are not aware of it. Bansal further alleged that the BJP-led NDA Government is repeating the old thing as done by the UPA regime.