Japjeet Duggal

Articles By Japjeet Duggal

Language no barrier: ‘Tourist’ training for 30 UT cops, in French & English

The UT Administration is hoping that the specially trained ‘tourist cops’ can bridge the language-culture gap and can lead to more international and domestic tourists visiting the city.

Moga encounter: My life is in the hands of this bullet (lodged in spine), says Sub-Inspector a year later

Though the Chandigarh Police has received a clean chit in the alleged Moga encounter, the Sub-Inspector, Rajdeep Singh, who suffered a bullet injury, is yet to get a clean chit to lead a normal life.

Tyre theft cases: Cops summon 100 car owners for enquiries

As many as 34 such cases —wherein tyres of high-end cars are stolen by miscreants leaving the car standing on bricks or flower pots - were marked to the operations cell of the UT Police by the Inspector General last month.

Soon, table-top zebra crossings at 20 accident-prone roundabouts, intersections

The Administration had initiated a pilot project at the Sector 31-32 roundabout near Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) last year.

Comprehensive Study: PU students begin survey of child beggars in city

The survey will conclude by the month-end and a report will be submitted to the Administration.

Few takers for initiatives of Chandigarh Police

The centrally sponsored scheme, approved by the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs, was to be implemented during the 11th Five-Year Plan.

Juvenile justice: Rights panel readying plan to follow Centre’s 2013 guidelines

As per the guidelines notified in September 2013, the sessions court hearing a case registered under the POCSO Act, should have a separate waiting area for the complainant.

Nek Chand no more: Rock Garden is different today

Visitors from outside the city were also drawn into the sadness of the day.

No fixed plan for VIP movement: Tough ride for emergency vehicles

Last year alone, city made way for the VVIPs and VIPs 3,711 times, as per an annual review of the Chandigarh Police.

Unsafe On The Roads: Hit-and-run cases- Major dip in conviction rate in 5 years

In 2010, 456 accident cases were registered, the number gradually decreased to 366 in 2014.

Three wives, 10 children and a cycle of killings

A mother and son are the latest victims of a family feud that has killed 8 members so far

Unsafe On The Roads: In UT, speed thrills but kills — especially at night

Speeding has emerged as one of the major causes for road accidents.

Unsafe On The Roads: In fatal accidents, victims are mostly bikers and pedestrians

According to the yearly survey Hallomajra light point is one of the most accident prone areas in the city.

‘He asked us to get ready to go out for dinner but never came himself’

Sahil died after his bike was hit by an unknown vehicle on the dividing road of Sector 32 and 46 on Tuesday night.

Panjab University students: 122 booked in 38 cases since 2007; most of the cases fall flat in court

All the cases of 2008 ended in acquittal. Out of the five cases of 2011, accused in four cases were acquitted and one is still under trial.

J&K sex scandal: Why trial stalled, why it re-starts

The case, exposed by The Indian Express in 2006, has seen over 150 hearings and examinations of 25 witnesses. Five of the 18 high-profile accused have been acquitted.

With DIG post, UT Police too undergoes change in composition

Till five years back, there was no official post for the Deputy Inspector General.

‘Though she had a helmet, she never wore one’

On September 1, Neetu was returning home to Sector 43 from a private school in Sector 35 where she had started teaching a year and a half before the accident.

When women ride two-wheelers without helmets— and with fatal consequences

Since 2010 till March 31 this year, 35 women driving or riding two-wheelers have died in road accidents and 234 have been injured.

Haryana Roadways strike to not hinder general public, rules CJM

The orders came on a suit for permanent injunction filed by the General Manager, Haryana Roadways, Pardhuman Singh.