A former SAD councillor, who was present in the meeting held at Sector, told The Indian Express that the former councillors put their weight behind Kulwant Singh and asked him to lead the candidates in the upcoming civic body elections.
The court directed all parties to file their replies regarding the CBI’s application till July 18, and asked both parties not to delay the proceedings of the case. July 20 was fixed as the next hearing of the case.
Mohali police arrested a Delhi-based camera production person, Durgesh, for providing the high-resolution cameras for live streaming of the two matches of the fake Sri Lanka T-20 league held on June 29.
The ACU also asked the investigators to look into the role of FanCode, a streaming website that live broadcast the Uva T20 League shown as being held in Sri Lanka but actually played at a local club ground in Sawara village close to Mohali.
The Indian Express has done a series of reports on the illegal mining being done in the villages around New Chandigarh (Mullanpur) and the latest report on July 6 had highlighted the possible involvement on certain influential people right under the nose of district officials.
Dandiwal was recently named as the “central figure in an alleged tennis match-fixing scandal related to at least two lower-level tournaments in Egypt and Brazil. He has also been on the radar of the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) anti-corruption unit.
The Indian Express team visited the villages of Abhipur, Mianpur Changar, Kubaheri and Khizrabad and found that despite several news reports highlighting the mining being carried out illegally in these areas, it was business as usual for those involved in such activities.
A police team visited the SCA ground at Sawara village on Friday afternoon. The team was accompanied by two officials from the cyber security wing and collected the mobile data dump to identify the players involved in the matches played on June 29.
The medical college will function in the existing buildings of Civil Hospital and Punjab Health Systems Corporations in Phase VI and former director of PGIMER, KK Talwar has been appointed the director of the institute.
It was also found that an attempt made to kill the victim was part of a larger conspiracy hatched by the terrorist organisation Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), which involved eight incidents of targeted killings/attempted killings and objective of this conspiracy was to destabilise the law and order in the state.
Civil Surgeon, Dr Manjeet Singh, told The Indian Express that the sample collection has been increased in areas where most labourers reside. He added that the spike in the number of positive cases in the last few days was due to the increased number of sample collection.
The court observed that evidence pointed to the accused was active member of pro-Khalistan terrorist gang. The court said it was of the opinion that there was sufficient ground for believing that accusation against the applicant/accused is prima facie true.
Some builders, however, are of the view that with the easing of restrictions, the labourers will return to the district in the next two or three months, following which the work will be able to start in full swing.
This comes after the district was declared Covid-19 free, after the last two patients were discharged on May 21. The sampling is done at five places, which include Mohali, Derabassi, Lalru, Kharar and Dhakoli, as they are congested areas.