Saurabh Prashar

Articles By Saurabh Prashar

Chandigarh: Private guards man HSSC test, police told to stay away

A total of 110 police personnel, including the PCR staff members, traffic police personnel, and Home Guard volunteers were deputed for controlling the traffic, law and order outside the Tau Devi Lal Stadium.

‘We are living in fear’: Many leave campus in Punjab, others stay holed up

After B.Tech student Tahseen Gul's arrests, two of the university's seven other Kashmiri students moved to their relatives' homes in Chandigarh while four others were lodged in the guesthouse.

Chandigarh: Eco-friendly trikes make big strides on Tricity roads

The Union Territory administration is also giving this eco-friendly and noiseless vehicle a boost by planning to install solar-operated battery charging points at several places in the city.

Won’t join hands with BSP, says Dushyant Chautala

Taking a jibe at Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, he said, “The CM has forgotten that D is also the alphabet with which begins the name of former Vice-president of India, Devi Lal. Development and disha (direction) also starts with D”.

DGP’s Sampark Sabha: Missing sweepers and lazy staff — bane of Chandigarh cops

Another big concern that came up was of weekly offs. The policemen complained that they were always on duty and did not get any off.

Number of fatal road accidents more in winter months: Findings of UT Traffic Police

According to road safety experts, low visibility, long night hours and increased use of four-wheelers during winter are some of the reasons behind increase in mortality in road accidents during the period.

Morni villagers say no to leopard sanctuary in area

The restrictions included, no construction of concrete houses, resettlement of small hamlets and restriction of picking the broken woods from forested area.

To avoid penalty under Public Gambling Act: Gambling, betting rackets thrive in rented rooms, guesthouses

Section 3 of the Public Gambling Act, 1867, has provision for three months’ imprisonment for the owner of gaming house along with a fine not exceeding Rs 200.

Chandigarh: Parent claims schoolkids served liquor at top hotel, management denies

The farewell party was reportedly hosted by Class X students of a private school in Sector 38 at WelcomHotel Bella Vista on Wednesday. The school management was not associated with it.

Sirsa journalist murder: Two polygraph tests nailed Haryana cop’s lie

The Dera chief, along with three others - Krishan Lal, Nirmal Singh and Kuldeep Singh - was recently awarded life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 50,000 each.

Dera chief Ram Rahim, 3 others get life term for journalist’s murder

The sentence of life imprisonment in the case of journalist’s murder against Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will start after he completes 20 years’ imprisonment in the two rape cases

Dera chief convicted: The driver who turned key witness

Khatta Singh was present in the court when special CBI delivered the judgment holding the Dera head and his three followers guilty of murder and criminal conspiracy. Khatta Singh’s statement proved crucial in nailing Gurmeet Ram Rahim.

Chandigarh: MHA sanctions 99 new posts for Burail Model Jail

The issue of shortage of manpower came to fore in January 2004 when three Babbar Khalsa International ultras — Jagtar Singh Hawara, Jagtar Singh Tara and Paramjit Singh Bheora — managed to escape from the jail after digging a 94-feet tunnel.

Sirsa journalist murder case: Gurmeet Ram Rahim, three others convicted of murder

While Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh is already undergoing a 20-year-imprisonment on rape charges, the three convicts were also taken into custody after the verdict.

Two sparrow research centres to come up in Haryana

One of the centres will come at Jodhpur village near Pinjore, situated in the foothills of Shivalik hills, which already houses an internationally-famous vulture breeding and conservation centre, Jatayu.

Complainant didn’t remove his cap, so we didn’t get any cue: CBI officer on SI escape

"SI Rajbir Singh was demanding a bribe of Rs 15,000 from Sita Ram for not arresting his employee, Shatrudhan, in a theft case. Sita Ram had paid Rs 5,000 earlier and he had taken Rs 10,000 from a local financier.”

‘Yellow lines not enough’: Safety concerns flagged as cycle tracks not clearly marked

In the ongoing process of construction of cycle tracks throughout Chandigarh, engineering department has marked them with just a yellow line. Cyclists say merely yellow lines on the red strips on both sides of roads are not enough.

Chandigarh road accident: ‘There was no fog outside… both cars were dragged’

When the accident took place, she felt the car being smashed with great force by the Tavera that was parked behind theirs in which other members of the group were travelling, and then being dragged some distance.

This congested Panchkula road puts cyclists, pedestrians at risk

Earmarked as a pathway, this stretch is two-and-a-half-foot wide but is hardly visible due to poor maintenance, which puts cyclists and pedestrians at great risk.

Seeking financial help for ailing husband, athlete shows up at CM house, removed by cops

A contractual attendant at her village’s anganwadi, Veerpal Kaur wanted to meet CM Capt Amarinder Singh as she is in dire need of financial assistance for the treatment of her physically-disabled husband