Saurabh Prashar

Articles By Saurabh Prashar

Week after basic amenities promised, Gumthala residents still await response from govt

On May 19, after their refusal to cast votes, the villagers managed to speak to Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, who assured them of fulfilling their demands.

‘Waves work, but hard work of partymen also matters’

"We strengthened the organisation at the booth level. The micro-management on the grassroots."

With infrastucture razed to ground, farewell to horse riding classes behind Sukhna Lake

There are countless serving and retired bureaucrats, defense officers and politicians, who tried their hands at horse riding here, a sport quite popular among the elite.

Chandigarh rural voters demand change, most favour Congress

A few villagers also told Chandigarh Newsline that they were “traditionally affiliated” with Congress.  These villages include Kaimbwala, Khuda Jassu, Khuda Lahora, Maloya EWS colony and Dadumajra.

Pawan Kumar Bansal has spent over Rs 26 lakh on campaign, maximum by candidate

Incumbent MP and BJP candidate Kirron Kher has spent around Rs 13,97,973, though she submitted bills of Rs 8,33,479 till May 9. Similarly, the Election Commission estimates AAP candidate Harmohan Dhawan has spent Rs 10 lakh since after the filing of his nomination on April 29.

Pinjore murder: ‘Aasiya and Shifa were shy, very scared of father’

Neighbours recall the family had shifted to Gorakhpur village three months ago from nearby Maddawala village but the girls did not mix up with anyone in the locality.

Man arrested in Haryana for murdering two stepdaughters

At around 6:50 in the morning, Habib attacked all four the stepchildren with a long knife and a cricket bat. He slit Aasiya’s throat and stabbed Shifa multiple times in the neck. The third sister, Riya, 16, and stepson, Aaman, 12 managed to save themselves.

Panchkula: Voter turnout higher in rural segment than urban area

A comparison of figures suggest the voting percentage in Panchkula assembly segment, which is the urban area, decreased this time from 67.34 percent to 65.48 percent.

Gumthala residents decide: No civic amenities, no votes

Villagers claimed, “Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar assured us over the telephone that all the problems will be resolved; you should exercise the voting right. But we decided not to go by the CM’s words.”

Panchkula records 69.3 per cent voting

Technical glitches at some EVMs slow polling process; DC says no untoward incident reported

ED attaches ‘bribe’ amount allegedly taken by Pawan Bansal’s nephew

During the UPA regime in 2013, Bansal’s nephew, Vijay Singla, was arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 89.68 lakh along with seven others for the appointment of Mahesh Kumar as Member (Electrical) Railway Board.

Anupam Kher: I am sure PM Modi will resolve problems of Kashmiri Pandits

At a public meeting in Chandigarh, Kher highlighted national issues stating that the slogan ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai' was heard only from the mouths of BJP workers and leaders.

Day after slain jawan’s parents duped, CRPF issues advisory to kin of all jawans killed in Pulwama attack

At least 40 CRPF personnel, including four from Punjab, were killed in Pulwama terrorist attack, when an SUV-driven man blew himself after crashing his vehicle in a CRPF bus on February 14.

Chandigarh: Soldier killed in Pulwama, parents duped of Rs 1.50 lakh

Kulwinder's parents were cheated of Rs 1.50 lakh on the pretext of providing them financial assistance of Rs 29 lakh, one fuel station on Thursday.

Chandigarh Ki Aawaz candidate’s affidavit: Will quit if people are unhappy with my performance

The affidavit says that he will bring a referendum of his performance after 30 months of winning the polls, and if he fails to get the majority support, he will resign.

Panchkula police framing me, my family: Rape victim

A woman bank officer who lodged an FIR against an employee of Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank posted at Parwanoo for raping her on the pretext of marriage in February this year, has accused Panchkula police of not arresting the accused. She has accused the police of implicating her and her family members in false POCSO […]

Chandigarh: Independent, the richest candidate in the fray

A successful industrialist, Chhatwal said he had decided to contest because he is pained at the deterioration in the condition of City Beautiful, and wants to restore its original glory. His total assets are worth Rs 51,47,85,186.

Three leaders, three views in battle for Chandigarh

Anti-encroachment officials deliberately don’t remove slums under political influence. A biometric survey of slum-dwellers has been going on since 2006 but the problem is yet to be solved, said Harmohan Dhawan.

Decision 2019: Pawan Kumar Bansal’s assets grow by Rs 1.81 crore

Bansal’s cash in hand is Rs 1 lakh and his wife’s Rs 2 lakh. In 2014, his wife had Rs 1 lakh in her hand. Bansal has one Honda City car, which was purchased in 2013, valued at Rs 4 lakh. His wife does not have any motor vehicle.

Bansal files nomination, says no Modi wave in Chandigarh, makes a pitch for development

Unlike his flamboyant rival, BJP MP Kirron Kher, who chose an open vehicle for the procession, Bansal, 70, sat in his Innova, leaving the open-Gypsy gig to his young supporters.