Hina Rohtaki

Articles By Hina Rohtaki

Chandigarh: Need-based changes for dwelling units, pending schemes to be election issues

According to the CHB Residents’ federation, the conditions imposed on the owners of these dwelling units while regularizing these changes are so stringent that it will not benefit most of the dwelling owners.

Colleague signs in place of councillor, Chandigarh municipal body cancels Sanjay Tandon event

City BJP president gets another booking done of the same venue on the mayor’s recommendation

Chandigarh city turning into safe haven for criminals, say residents

Residents’ Welfare Associations (RWA) have submitted several representations to the UT Police with regard to working towards restoring ‘one of safest cities’ tag, but nothing has changed.

Chandigarh challan drive for littering: 200 imposed with penalty so far, Rs 12 lakh collected

Residents have begun posting pictures of violators on the ‘Swachhta’ mobile application. The medical officer has also received appeals from residents who have been fined.

Once known for open spaces, Chandigarh now plagued with illegal street vendors

It was only in December last year, ahead of the polls that the Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) MC Bylaws were notified. Draw of lots were held to give the vendors vending zones.

Chandigarh: No candidate in place, BJP starts rath yatra

While Kirron Kher’s absence became the topic of discussion at the gathering, the MP said she had already informed the party leaders about her inability to attend the event.

Chandigarh: Referrals from neighbouring states add to patient rush at PGIMER, take toll on health facilities

With Lok Sabha elections here, health care has to be a priority for the new Member of Parliament, residents feel.

Chandigarh: It is Kirron Kher vs Pawan Kumar Bansal on metro

Under fire from Congress for not letting metro come in the city, Kirron Kher on Monday gave five reasons for favouring the monorail over metro.

Chandigarh: Kirron Kher’s adopted village cries for help, MP claims Rs 1.68 cr spent

Non-functional street lights, narrow lanes with cow dung, pits filled with slush...Welcome to Sarangpur village.

Chandigarh slips on cleanliness, waste management area of concern

It was easy for Chandigarh to brush off CSE’s findings as a survey by an NGO. Had the civic body paid attention to the findings, city would not have slipped to this rank.

From Monday, Chandigarh MC will fine you Rs 2,000 if you waste water

Washing of vehicles and courtyards etc, watering of lawns, wastage or misuse of water through any other reason, overflow from overhead/underground water tanks, leakage from water meter chamber, leakage and overflow from desert cooler, installation and use of booster pump direct on water supply line and wastage due to non-installation of bib taps will invite fines.

Despite 26 parking lots, Chandigarh streets choked with wrongly parked vehicles

It was claimed that residents would be able to book their parking spaces but the mobile application for the same never worked. Smart cards were to be issued, which could be recharged through e-sampark centres, but that was never adopted.

Chandigarh: 4-year-old kindles hope for four with organ donation at PGI

Hardik hailed from Taraori in Karnal district of Haryana. On April 1, Hardik was playing, when he rolled over from the balcony of the second floor of his house and became unconscious thereafter.

Four-year-old hurt in Panchkula pothole accident can’t go to school for a month

The boy, who is a student of Satluj Public school in Sector 2, has sustained injuries in his right eye due to which he is unable to see clearly at the moment, said his father Aman Arya.

Chandigarh: Skewed consumption, obsolete machinery among many causes

Chandigarh is to get 29 MGD additional from new phases V and VI. The UT Administration has set a deadline of April 30 for the completion of the work.

Chandigarh: Daily commute gets harder by the day amid sharp rise in vehicle count

The total length of the Metro project, covering Chandigarh, SAS Nagar and Panchkula, was scheduled to be 37.57km. The major portion of two corridors was to fall in Chandigarh.

Administration mum on action, Panchkula residents demand accountability

Panchkula Municipal Corporation Commissioner Rajesh Jogpal did not respond to calls and messages. The same road is daily taken by the top brass of the city to their office in Mini Secretariat, Sector 1.

Chandigarh: Pothole on year-old road lands six in hospital in one day

Four-year-old boy, mother sustain severe injuries after their two-wheeler hit crater filled with rain water; irrigation dept. official, three others have the same story.

PGIMER retains second spot among medical institutions

Over 800 medical institutions in the country were assessed on the basis of five factors: Teaching and learning and resources, research and professional practice, graduation outcome, outreach and inclusivity, and perception.

Panjab University stands ninth in innovation in Atal Ranking of Institutions

This time, PU had an overall score of 51.25 while Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras that bagged the first position in the country had an overall score of 83.88.