Jagdeep Singh Deep

Articles By Jagdeep Singh Deep

A month after blaze, business as usual at illegal Mohali market

After the October fire destroyed the entire market in Lakhnaur, some shopkeepers had shifted to another place on Landran-Chunni road, but they returned citing bad business.

Citing law and order, Ropar administration bans cow transportation at night

A press release by the district administration cited that the atrocities on cows could create law and order problems.

Mohali: Credit war hots up over inaugurating open-air gyms

SAD councillors allege local MLA inaugurated two gyms a day before the schedule; Mayor too inaugurated the same gyms on Sunday.

Chandigarh: GMADA to develop markets in four new sectors

GMADA shall develop six commercial pockets. Markets shall be developed with a cost of Rs 39.32 crore.

Chandigarh: Excise dept fines four persons Rs 2 lakh each for smuggling liquor

In August, the department had even installed boards on all entry-exit points of Mohali warning people that Rs 2 lakh fine shall be imposed on anybody caught bringing liquor from neighbouring cities into Mohali.

Upcoming industrial hub on mind, GMADA amends village master plan

Kurdi village has a total landholding of around 1,477 acres. After the amendments, the GMADA would be able to acquire the land of the farmers.

Chandigarh: GMADA to give two more sports complexes to private firms for maintenance

According to GMADA officials, two sports complexes in sectors 61 (Phase 7) and 65 (Phase 11) shall be handed over to private companies for operation, maintenance and management of the complexes.

Chandigarh: Security posts set up at Derabassi police station but without any security personnel

A security post was constructed atop the police station building, a bullet-proof security post set up at the entry gate of the police station while two temporary police posts with sand bags have been set up on Barwala road.

Mohali civil hospital upgrade starts

The Rs 376-crore project will start functioning by February next year. The new building will come up at the office of PHSC at Phase VI, which will be shifted to Sector 34, Chandigarh.

Chandigarh: Naya Gaon MC to clean Patiala Ki Rao rivulet, bids invited from private firms

This is for the first time that the MC is going to clean the rivulet, which has shrunken into a drain at many places in the last 30 years due to illegal encroachments and dumping of waste material.

Punjab: Father-in-law of IAS officer shot dead

The police suspect it could be a case of contract killing. Rajpura Sadar police station incharge, Inspector Dalbir Singh Grewal, said, “Preliminary probe indicates there were more than one assailant. We are not yet about the motive.”

Chandigarh: Archaeological Survey of India to declare Masol village a protective site

Superintendent (Archaeological) V S Rawat told Chandigarh Newsline that after the land was transferred, a meeting was held by the ASI where it was decided that following its acquisition, the land would be declared ‘protective’.

PAU had declared Isapur village’s water ‘unfit for drinking’ in 2012

The analysis report of Isapur village, compiled by an Experts Committee of PAU had found presence of certain hazardous chemicals in Isapur village’s water that were beyond permissible limits.

Village fightback: How a village stood up against industrial pollution

Yellow water coming out of submersible pumps united the residents of Isapur in their struggle to stop their village from becoming an industrial wasteland. The NGT order on the closure of 57 industrial units in Derabassi has given them a shot in the arm.

Chandigarh: GMADA cancels two industrial plots in Mohali

The officials said that the plots were cancelled under the Punjab Regional and Town Planning and Development Act

Mohali’s woes: Encroachments by shopkeepers, ill-equipped police force

Mayor Kulwant Singh says the MC officials do take action but they could not address the “problem” adequately as there is a genuine lack of space

After couple’s death in roof collapse, 16 villagers get grant to build houses in Punjab village

Kharar SDM says he will inquire into the matter as funds cannot be disbursed by dissolved panchayat

The Monday interview: ‘Unless we educate and make the community aware, rising crime cannot be curtailed’

Born and brought up in Chandigarh to a doctor couple, Kaler spoke to Chandigarh Newsline about his book, cyber crimes and community policing.

If administration wanted to close centre, they should have made alternative arrangements: Kin of drug addicts

The raid was conducted after it was found that the centre was being run without any permission. More than 200 patients who were kept at the centre were sent to their homes.