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Friday, June 05, 2020

Saurabh Prashar


DGPs of Haryana, Punjab, UT meet to discuss firing incidents
Fri, Jun 05, 2020

During the two-and-a-half-hours meeting chaired by Punjab DGP Dinkar Gupta, the issue of gangsters regulating crime from inside the jail was also discussed.

Chandigarh businessmen question police efficiency over firing incidents 
Thu, Jun 04, 2020

Ram Avtar Batra, owner of Indian and Imported Liquor House, was sitting inside his vend in Sector 9 Tuesday evening when two masked men arrived and fired half a dozen bullets on the vend in full public view and easily escaped.

Chandigarh: 4 injured as unidentified men open fire at liquor vend in posh city market
Wed, Jun 03, 2020

Chandigarh Police said one of the victims sustained bullet injuries, while the others were injured when a broken glass door fell on them.

Migrant workers return with debt over their heads instead of saving in hands
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

Migrants belonging to UP, Bihar and Jammu and Kashmir had been stuck in the buffer zone. As many as 1,615 migrants and their children were evacuated from the area over the last three days.

Chandigarh: Liquor contractor their target, five fire 17 bullets
Mon, Jun 01, 2020

Police said the five assailants with covered faces reached Rakesh Singla’s house after seeing Punjab police personnel at Arvind’s house, where they had gone to enquire about him.

Chandigarh: Police dept to hold talent hunt to identify cops’ expertise
Sun, May 31, 2020

Senior officers have decided to select talented personnel out of the 472 recruited in 2020, including 230 men and 242 women.

About to board Shramik train, woman goes into labour, gives birth to a boy
Thu, May 28, 2020

The woman, Gena and her husband, Pawan Kumar, were medically screened at the holding centre at CCET in Sector 26.

Owners of land acquired for link road to New Chandigarh hold protest against administration
Wed, May 27, 2020

Over 50 farmers and their family members on Tuesday held a protest against the land acquisition policy of UT administration.

Chandigarh cops sent for screening after man they arrested tests Covid positive
Mon, May 25, 2020

The man, who was suspected to be drunk, was arrested for allegedly assaulting a constable who stopped him from entering a Covid containment zone.

Chandigarh aims to plant 2.55L saplings in 2020-21
Mon, May 25, 2020

The 2019-20 Greening Chandigarh Action Plan had a target of plantation of 2.53 lakh trees. The forest department managed to achieve the surplus task by planting and distributing 2.80 lakh plants.

Coronavirus pandemic alters policing, patterns of crime in Chandigarh
Sat, May 23, 2020

At least two incidents of attack on police personnel were reported in Chandigarh, at containment zone Kacchi Colony in Dhanas and Mani Majra, when the curfew was in force.

17 Shramik special trains cost the admin `70 lakh, nine more trains arranged, starting from today
Fri, May 22, 2020

Migrant leaders demand more trains to cater to the number of migrants.

Migrants who had to board special train have already reached homes, admin officials baffled
Tue, May 19, 2020

Almost one lakh people had registered their names for going to their native states including UP, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Himachal, West Bengal, UT Leh, Kashmir etc, and as many 23,409 people have been sent to their native states so far.

Tricity records rampant online fraud during lockdown
Mon, May 18, 2020

So far, the cyber cell has registered eight FIRs, clubbing around 61 complaints.

Train lottery leaves migrants in lurch: ‘My family went, but I got left behind’
Sun, May 17, 2020

Almost 75,000 migrants -- all from UP and Bihar -- have got registered with the UT administration to board Shramik trains from Chandigarh railway station since May 10.

Investigation of multicrore MLM Bitcoin scam transferred to crime branch
Sun, May 17, 2020

The scam was unearthed in January 2018 and an FIR with the Chandigarh police was registered in May 2018 by at least nine people from Chandigarh and Mohali. The complainants had alleged that they invested money in bitcoins, but did not receive any profit.

Wildlife wing to approach gram panchayats in look out for poachers
Tue, May 12, 2020

The department officials said, they will urge the villagers to assist them in the search of poachers and make announcements that laying traps (kuduki in local dialect) is criminal offence under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

Several issues unaddressed: Bapu Dham Colony residents
Mon, May 11, 2020

Bapu Dham Colony is constructed in three phases besides a particular block, which has triple story houses. As per information, majority of the Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Phase-1 and Phase-3.

Haryana: 25 people, including man with defected leg, on long march to UP’s Mirzapur
Sun, May 10, 2020

"We had been sitting idle during the entire lockdown. Later, factory owners handed us the partial monthly salary. He told us that whenever production will start, he will call us. There was no one to assist us with how to reach our villages. Then we started marching," said Sachin.

Rescued from a water tank in Panchkula, leopard dies in Pipli Zoo
Sat, May 09, 2020

The Haryana Wildlife Department has ordered an  FIR under relevant sections of the Wildlife Protection Act 1972 with the Panchkula police.