Gagandeep Singh Dhillon

Articles By Gagandeep Singh Dhillon

Safai karmacharis- MC admits: Over 200 deaths in 6 yrs

From cleaning eery road, footpath and nullah to collecting garbage and ferrying trucks to the dumping grounds where they unload the trash, safai karmacharis are involved in every stage of cleaning activity in the city.

Colonisers, mega-project promoters owe GMADA Rs 446 cr: Audit report

Last year, too, the audit report had pointed out an outstanding amount of Rs 280 crore against 25 mega projects and 163 approved builders.

MC spent Rs 2.17 cr on maintenance, fuel for 14 field vehicles in 3 years: RTI

Vigilance is probing alleged pilferage of diesel by MC drivers.

Survivor returns from Canada, tells police it was accident, not murder

Police sources said that the ongoing investigation so far indicated that it was an accident, as none of the key witnesses had alleged foul play.

Vigilance to inquire into diesel ‘sale’ by MC drivers

Mayor Poonam Sharma to recommend registration of an FIR after seeking legal opinion.

Court acquits man of charges of raping teenage daughter

Calls 17-year-old shameless for making absurd allegations ‘at the instance of her boyfriend’.

Scientists discover human marrow version in fruit fly

Finding vital as vertebrate bone marrow not easily accessible, its extraction presents ethical issues.

Delhi cops raid Zirakpur factory, seize fake medicines, arrest three

Meanwhile, the Mohali police said that they were not informed about the raid.

Dog attacks four, dies soon after being caught

Residents worried about cause of death; MC officer says ‘there is no reason to panic’.

Proposal on green, yellow bags for domestic waste yet to see the light of day

In September last year, MC house had passed a proposal to implement a pilot project for household waste segregation.

In a week, 274 notices issued for water misuse

A penalty of Rs 2,000 is added to the water bills of those who are challaned.

Rajat Jewellers dacoity: Mohali Police arrest youth who ‘bought’ stolen jewellery

Vicky was not part of the robber gang but allegedly bought the stolen jewellery from them.

Promised jobs, their cases still hang fire

The families of three firemen who sacrificed their lives in fire-fighting operations were honoured on the National Fire Service Day.

Finally, physically challenged couple get ground-floor flat

The couple had been living on the third floor of an EWS rehabilitation colony in Sector 38 (West) since 2009.

When barking dogs always bite

Streets infested with stray dogs are not safe, insist residents. Statistics corroborate their claims.

In Manimajra, residents afraid to let kids venture out

According to Manimajra Civil Hospital officials, around 25-30 dog-bite cases are reported at the hospital every week.

Ramoowalia’s personal equations come in the way as SAD-BJP combine woos independents

The Congress was contesting in all 50 wards, the BJP-SAD managed to field candidates in only 46 wards.

MACT awards more than Rs 7 cr to NRI accident victim’s family

“It is the highest compensation amount awarded ever in Mohali, and probably the highest in the Tricity,” said advocate HS Hundal.

SAD-BJP infighting a boon for Congress as it wins 8 wards with narrow margin

Results of the MC elections showed that the Congress won by a narrow margin in as many as eight wards.

Ramoowalia’s personal equations come in the way as SAD-BJP combine woos independents

Newly elected corporation has 13 independent members, who have pledged their allegiance to Kulwant Singh’s ‘Azad group’.