Hina Rohtaki

Articles By Hina Rohtaki

Found dumped in Chandigarh MC building basement: ‘Missing’ e-rickshaws, government records

Chandigarh Newsline found all the four e-rickshaws dumped and gathering dust at the basement. Sources said that the corporation had taken these e-rickshaws from a company.

Chandigarh amends rules, members of only five panels to get govt accommodation now

Notification to be issued today; Parida says ‘manipulation in house allotment must end’

Doctors: Driving on bad roads can lead to serious whiplash injuries, other problems

Chandigarh Newsline in a series of stories has highlighted the condition of Chandigarh roads and how Rs 50.73 crore spent in two years has literally gone down the drain.

Chandigarh roads to hell: ‘Potholes reduce life of automobile, hit mileage’

PEC professor explains vehicle alignment too takes a hit

Chandigarh: Facing demolition threat, families up in arms

The families met city BJP chief Sanjay Tandon on Thursday evening requesting him that the administration be asked to revert the orders. They will be meeting him again on Monday.

Roads to hell -5: When it comes to Chandigarh’s potholes, the buck stops here

The administration has spent nearly Rs 19 crore on roads in 2016-17, Rs 18.6 crore in 2017-18 and Rs 20 crore in 2018-19.

After Chandigarh Newsline campaign, drive to fill potholes begins

Chandigarh Newsline in a series of stories had highlighted how government funds had literally gone down the drain. Roads which were recarpeted recently have also seen potholes.

Chandigarh: Traffic cops turn up to fix potholes

The slip roads, V3, V4, V5, V6 roads and other stretches that fall under the MC, have not received any remedial treatment yet.

Road to Hell-4: Despite people’s plight, councillors are mum on bad roads at House meetings

According to traffic police records, 31 persons were killed in 30 road accidents between January 1 to May 31 this year. Of them, 17 were two-wheeler riders, and nine were pedestrians.

Chandigarh: 3 mobile road testing machines worth Rs 30 lakh found dumped in basement

Chandigarh Newsline highlighted how Rs 50.73 crore that has been spent on road recarpeting has literally gone down the drain. Newsline also took a round of the roads with former chief engineer who found road construction defects.

No word yet from Centre, Chandigarh to again request for land at concessional rates

UT had sought permission to take the land priced at Rs 30 crore per acre for Rs 3 crore per acre for the construction of flats under the scheme.

Chandigarh MC engineers are keepers of these bad roads

A retired chief engineer said right from Junior Engineer to the Executive Engineer, they are supposed to make repeated checks at the site to ensure that the work is being carried out as per the detailed notice inviting tender. As former UT chief engineer, S K Chadha put it, “An engineer is the virtual owner of the road.”

Chandigarh roads in a mess, Rs 50 crore spent on recarpeting in two years goes into pits

Recently recarpeted roads, supposed to last for at least five years, develop cracks within a month; Rs 32 cr earmarked for recarpeting this year

Chandigarh: It can take up to a year to seek permission for cutting a tree here

Officials of the UT horticulture wing say that after an application for felling a tree is received at the department, a report is prepared with photographs of the tree and its condition after a field visit.

Chandigarh: UT Admin makes RC, licence must for rickshaw, loading rehri pullers

The Chandigarh Administration on Friday notified the Chandigarh Cycle, Rickshaw and loading rehri (regulation and control) bylaws.

Before selling scrap items, seek our nod: Heritage committee to UT departments

This decision has been taken in view of the increasing auctions of UT heritage items abroad.

Chandigarh and Nottingham may soon become ‘sister-cities’

Chandigarh is already being assisted by France in the Smart City project, but this will be the first to have an agreement. The city has also sought financial assistance (loan) of Rs 550 crore from a French development bank for its 24x7 water supply project.

Chandigarh: Civic body failed to run primary schools, dispensaries, says UT Adviser

UT Adviser Manoj Parida claims that they have written to the corporation to voluntarily return these two departments to them.

Need-based changes: Chandigarh Housing Board serves notices on 637 families in Sec 41

Notices state that alterations made to the MIG duplex flats to be demolished today; residents cry foul

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.