Saurabh Parashar

Articles By Saurabh Parashar

Chandigarh: UT Admin demands Rs 6 crore from Centre for reimbursing solar panel subsidies

So far, CREST, which is governed by the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, has disbursed about Rs 2.07 crore to the residents, who installed solar panels at their residential, commercial or industrial units.

In Chandigarh, two traffic cops dismissed for taking Rs 1,000 bribe to ignore red light jump

The incident took place at Piccadilly Roundabout in Sector 35. The policemen were identified as Head Constable Jagjinder Singh and Constable Sachin Kumar. The complaint was filed by Rohtak resident Gurmeet Singh.

From January 2015 to August 2019: 26,77,685 passports against 27,56,198 applications in Chandigarh

In Chandigarh, 189 immigration firms were registered. Out of them, as many as 53 immigration firms are situated in Sector 34, which also houses the RPO building.

Chandigarh: Beginning today, break traffic rules and queue up at court to pay fine

With 63 clauses of the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2019, coming into force from September 1, traffic violations including jumping red light, driving on the wrong side, overtaking from the wrong side and overspeeding have been made non-compoundable.

Kutcha parking lot near High Court not under forest cover: Chandigarh Forest Dept

The Bar Association, on July 20, decided to charge Rs 30 as parking fee from four-wheelers being parked at the kutcha parking near the High Court.

Chandigarh: Businessman robbed of Rs six lakh in broad daylight

Police have registered a case of theft and started the investigation. The accused were wearing helmets and they signalled Kuldeep Singh to stop his car near St Xavier School, Sector 45.

Chandigarh: Pre-paid booths for auto-rickshaws get derailed

The UT Administration had introduced eight pre-paid booths in association with the UT traffic police with a view to ensuring security of passengers and curbing the practice of auto-rickshaw drivers charging exorbitant fares.

Difference in expenditure bills: Poll panel issues notice to Pawan Bansal, Avinash Singh Sharma

Avinash Singh Sharma and Pawan Kumar Bansal were served notices for submitting all pending bills and for not disclosing exact expenses made on campaigns.

Chandigarh: PM Modi’s photos adorn police station in afternoon, disappear in the evening

A team of Chandigarh Newsline visited the classroom, which shares a boundary wall with the office of SDPO (East) inside police station, Sector 26, around 2 pm.

RTI reply: Stress takes a heavy toll on Chandigarh cops

The RTI reply also sheds light on the poor state of physical fitness of the city cops. It states that 381 police personnel were found obese in the last six months.

‘Amendment making it compulsory for children under 4 years to wear helmet long pending in Parliament’

Experts say that certain automobile agencies of four-wheelers and two-wheelers are encouraging people to not allow their children to sit on the front seats of cars or stand in the cavity between the handle of a two-wheeler and the rider’s seat.

Punjab FDA officer shot dead: ‘Fought in 1971; the drug mafia killed my daughter’, father grieves

Neha Shoree, daughter of 1971-war veteran Capt. Kailash Kumar Shoree (retd), was shot dead by Balwinder Singh of Morinda, whose drugs licence she had cancelled back in 2009.

Reforms for stressed cops: Chandigarh police on backfoot

On finding that 68 police personnel had died of stress-related diseases, including heart attack, brain stroke, hypertension etc. between 2011 and 2014, the study had suggested a slew of steps to ensure optimal utilisation of police personnel so they could get adequate rest.

Chandigarh: Seven women arrested over BJP leader’s complaint

The women also alleged that Naveen Kochhar used the influence of BJP for lodging an FIR against them. An FIR was registered at Sector 34 police station.

Chandigarh: 60 per cent first-timers fail to crack drivers’ test on new automated tracks

The Automated Test Tracks designed by Central Institute of Road Transport was introduced in Chandigarh in June 2017.

Kashmiri student held for ‘glorifying’ bomber behind Pulwama attack

Five other students detained for questioning, released; police personnel deployed on campus as tension grows

Chandigarh: Hurt in accident, award winning wrestler to be out of action for 3 months

Satyavan Singh, a native of Purkhas village in Sonipat district, is a free-style national-level wrestler, who won bronze medal in National Wrestling Competition in the category of 85kg in 2004.

Registration of cars, SUVs goes up in Chandigarh

The report shows that the registration of three-wheelers (autorickshaws) fell drastically in 2018 compared to previous years. In 2017, 2,050 three-wheelers were registered with State Transport Authority while the corresponding figure for 2018 was 139.

We are dedicated to ensuring safety of passengers: Ambala DRM

The Railways, Dinesh Chand Sharma says, will focus on improving the facilities on the Kalka-Shimla track as part of the nationwide push to boost tourism on rails.

Chandigarh’s IPS strength to go up by 2 after January 26

Two IPS officers, including 2004 batch AGMUT cadre Omvir Singh and 2015 cadre Vineet Kumar will join the Chandigarh police after January 26.