Jagpreet Singh Sandhu

Articles By Jagpreet Singh Sandhu

Chandigarh: NSS volunteers lend helping hand, win hearts of voters

Most polling stations with two booths had been given a small team of 10-12 students, who were stationed strategically to keep an eye out for any help that either the voters or the polling staff could need.

Chandigarh: Sweet boxes for first-time voters, mementos for elderly, disabled

As per Gurjeet Singh, Block Level Officer in Sector 47, around 75 sweet boxes were distributed to the first-time voters, and around 60 mementos were given to the senior citizens and disabled voters. 

Chandigarh hospital gains in translation, thanks to professor from Karnataka

Dharenavar started holding classes for the doctors around three years ago, sometimes under a tree on the campus, often in the canteen. Today, the lessons have spilled over to WhatsApp, too, in a group called ‘Punjabi Ma Boli’.

Chandigarh court issues notice to MC following civil suit filed by 39 petitioners over shortage of water in area

The residents were regularly complaining to the MC and were always assured that new pipelines from Kajauli waterworks would be soon installed to ensure smooth and proper water supply pressure in Sector 32 A are and the entire city.

Chandigarh court frames charges against Yuvraj Singh’s sister-in-law

The complaint against Akanksha Sharma has been filed by Shabnam Singh after the former defamed the latter and her family on the sets of Bigg Boss season 10. The matter is scheduled for hearing on May 28.

Chandigarh: 2 GMSH-16 surgeons to pay woman Rs 6.5 Lakh for leaving pipe in her body during surgery

Verma further alleged that the drain pipe used was too thick and banned, while the hospital responded that it was a “special case”. She thus filed a formal complaint with the Chandigarh Consumer Court.

Chandigarh Consumer Forum: People refuse to pay for carry bags, 35 complaints pending against top retailers

The Big Bazaar faces 15 cases, Shoppers Stop and Pantaloon are fighting three each, while there are four cases against Bata, two against Dominos, five against Twenty Four Seven store, and one each against Reliance Retail, and Fashion India.

Burail jail: Rainas’ foundation to conduct workshop for women inmates

IG Prisons O P Mishra said, “The Gracia Foundation’s co-founder Priyanka Raina approached the Burail jail authorities for conducting the workshop for women inmates.

Chandigarh: Insurance firm to pay Rs 45,000, $500 each to V-C, wife for delay in flight hours

The complainants stated that their flight from Hangzhou (China) via Hong Kong to New Delhi, scheduled for July 26, 2018, got delayed for more than 24 hours, due to which they reached New Delhi on July 27, 2018, following which Dr Singh, who is the VC of Chitkara University, had to cancel his prefixed meetings and scheduled travel to Chandigarh.

Chandigarh consumer forum asks Bata India to pay the price for charging Rs 3 for paper bag

The forum directed Bata India to refund Rs 3 wrongly charged for the paper carry bag from Chandigarh resident Dinesh Parshad Raturi, pay him Rs 3,000 as compensation and Rs 1,000 as litigation expenses. It also directed Bata India to deposit Rs 5,000 in the “Consumer Legal Aid Account”.

Chandigarh: In murder case, witness allegedly threatened outside courtroom, granted protection

The 21-year-old youth, who came to court Thursday for testifying against the accused in an attempt to murder case, alleged of being threatened by more than a dozen unidentified persons standing outside the court room during trial.

Burail jail to beef up checking to prevent use of drugs in prison

Recently two Burail Jail inmates have been caught with charas and opium. During a search carried out in barrack number 5, 13.60 gm of charas was recovered hidden by one of the inmate named Bobby.

Chandigarh: Air India told to pay Rs 1 lakh to prof deboarded for no reason

In its reply, Air India pleaded that it was was the security agencies which detained the baggage of the complainant for a security re-check. Thus there was no deficiency in service or unfair trade practice on their part.

DGP appointment: Punjab rebuts IPS officer who moved CAT, says he is ‘misleading tribunal’

The state was responding to the case filed by Chattopadhyaya with the CAT.

Mercedes Benz to pay Rs 2L to Chandigarh man who took new car for repair 5 times in 3 months

Bansal emailed Mercedes Benz in December about the various issues he was facing, but according to his complant got no response. The problems continued in March 2016 at 7,961 km, and the workshop had to replace seal frames of all doors and the software of the touch pad was updated.

Chandigarh: Court declares daughter of owner of Batra Theatre a PO

Ankur Batra is Naresh Batra’s daughter, who is the chairman of Batra Group of Companies that also owns the Batra Theatre in Sector 37, Chandigarh.

Courier firm, franchise in a bind as rakhis land in France instead of UK

The Punjab State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, dismissing the appeal of DTDC, has upheld the order of the Consumer Forum of Mohali, wherein the courier firm and its franchise, Rishab Traders, have been directed to pay Rs 20,000 to the complainants.

Graft case: Witness alleges harassment by judicial lock-up munshi

Sandeep, who is lodged at Burail Jail, Chandigarh, has moved the application in the CBI Court, alleging that he is being harassed by the Head Constable (Munshi) of judicial lock-up, Shiv Dayal.

Chandigarh court notice to Burail jail authorities on drug supply

The accused, Vinod Kumar, 51, on Tuesday filed a written application to the District and Sessions Court, alleging that he is being harassed physically by the policemen on duty in the jail and judicial lock-up.

Head Constable of Chandigarh Police gets 5 years in jail for demanding bribe

Paramjit Singh was held by the CBI in September 2014 on the complaint of Narottam Kumar, an autorickshaw driver, who told CBI that accused Singh of Traffic Police had demanded a bribe of Rs 1,200 from him for not harassing and challaning his autorickshaw.