The president of Mohali Consumer Protection Forum, P S Virdi, who fought against the illegal PG menace, said that more than 3,000 illegal PGs were being run in various parts of the city and the owners were not only violating the guidelines but also causing a financial loss to the state exchequer.
In 2013, Amanpreet Singh, advocate, was shot dead outside his residence in Phase 3A due to a parking-related issue. An increasing number of unauthorised paying guest houses in the city has further increased parking-related issues in the city.
However, the district administration claimed that the vaccination drive was going on at a good pace. “Total 138 sessions were held for administering the jabs. There is considerable pace in administering the vaccine,” said an official.
The accused contended before the HC that the investigation according to them was hurriedly conducted by the police authorities and according to them, such hurried investigation was both unfair and improper, and also under public/media mass pressure.
On a visit to the hall, it was found to be open. However, some people present on the spot did not allow anyone to enter. “We cannot allow anyone to enter the hall. You can talk to our owner," said a man present outside.
All the parties are making development as their poll plank. The BJP, contesting independently for the first time after SAD breakup, could face the challenge of overcoming the resentment due to the ongoing farmers' protest.
The NIA stated in the chargesheet that both the accused were involved in collection, distribution and selling of heroin smuggled from Pakistan, as well as in collection and channelisation of proceeds so generated for furthering the activities of Hizbul.
The number of deaths had also increased slightly as compared to the previous month. A total of seven deaths were reported from October 21 to October 31 while from October 4 to October 9, a total of eight deaths were reported.
The DC said that it is mandatory for officers to reach the location within 48 hours. However, in some cases it was found that owing to late arrival, their teams failed to find if stubble was burnt or not.
The three-member committee will comprise the Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Additional Chief Administrator (ACA) of GMADA and a Superintendent of Police (SP) level police officer, who will work on property-related pending complaints.