Saurabh Prashar

Articles By Saurabh Prashar

Just one wheelchair at Kalka college with four polling booths

As a result, they had to take turns using it, which meant that when one senior citizen was taken inside the polling booth, another had to wait outside.

Gumthala: Buoyed by Gujjar candidate, promises, village that boycotted LS polls votes in large numbers

Gumthala of Panchkula district falls in the Kalka Vidhan Sabha seat.

Chandigarh: 60 cops on poll duty, yet festive season sees spike in challans for traffic violations

Between October 9 and October 17, 101 motorists were challaned for drunken driving, 107 were challaned for dangerous driving, and 109 for jumping red light.

Chandigarh: Solar plants on rooftops in the city, subsidy in the air

Chandigarh’s dreams of becoming the first solar city of India are being eclipsed by its inability to give consumers the promised subsidy.

Make operational traffic light at sectors 32/33 roundabout: Chandigarh residents

At present, only the blinking lights, that caution the commuters to take the turn after observing the opposite side, are operational.

Chandigarh government printing press employess await adjustment two weeks after it was shut down

UT Government Printing Press controller Jagjit Singh said, “Efforts are on. We are making best efforts to adjust all 264 employees in other departments.

Only 4,500 registered auto-rickshaws ply legally in Chandigarh, finds STA

The scrutiny was conducted by STA, Sector 18, Chandigarh, in the wake of recent guidelines issued by the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which instructed the UT traffic police to challan the auto-rickshaws running in Chandigarh without fare meters.

From October 26, auto rickshaws plying in Chandigarh without meters to be challaned

The move comes after the Punjab and Haryana High Court, on October 5, gave a three-week time for Chandigarh traffic police to spread awareness regarding the same. At present, auto-rickshaws in the city are being operated without meters charging exorbitant rates from the passengers.

CREST sought Rs 6 crore, ministry says no proposal pending

MNRE gave this information in its reply through Deputy Secretary (MNRE) Aujender Singh to Sector 32 resident Sandeep Poddar, who owns a micro solar plant installer firm in Chandigarh, on October 10.

Haryana elections: Day before manifesto release, Hooda promises free power, hike in pension

Hooda, who was addressing an election rally in favour of local Congress candidate Varun Chaudhary, son of senior party leader Prem Chand Mullana, even promised that if Varun wins the seat, he will be given a ministerial rank in the state government.

Haryana elections: BSP gets to work, focuses on ‘charcha’ to spread word on work done by party

There are total 2,12,172 voters in Sadhaura reserved Assembly constituency. BJP has retained sitting MLA Balwant Singh while Congress has fielded Renu Bala, considered to be close to state party chief Kumari Selja.

Exam racket: Chandigarh police say test centre manager arranged 14 proxy candidates, manipulated security codes

Pearson VUE through its local representative, Shantanu Kumar, had got an FIR registered against Mandeep Sethi with Chandigarh police.

CREST: Startups with no prior experience not eligible for solar panel installation

The CREST officials, however, agreed to modify the conditions related to the work experience of the firms willing to participate in the bid for the solar power panels installation.

Lesson in protocol for Rajasthan cops who sought overnight stay for gangster Bishnoi

Jail officials had declined Rajasthan Police'srequest, expressing their inability to accept Bishnoi's custody without court orders.

Installation of solar power plants on rooftops in Haryana: HC issues notice to Centre on plea by micro, small enterprises

Three applicants firms challenged several conditions mentioned in the tenders flouted by UHVPN/DHVPN regarding the installation of solver power plants on the rooftops in residential areas throughout Haryana in 2019.

Financial crisis: Salaries delayed, BSNL employees stare at uncertain future

BSNL had paid the August salary after a lag of 18 days while July wages were footed on August 5 and February salary was paid later in March.

Extortion calls: Chandigarh Police register five cases in three years, solve none

In two of the cases, victims first paid the amount to the callers and then lodged FIRs.

Unregulated, up and running: Bouncer services in Chandigarh at Rs 800 to Rs 1,100 for 12 hours or an event

The recent killing of property dealer Rajveer, alias Sonu Shah, is being linked to providing his musclemen to some people who were on the radar of Lawrence Bishnoi-Sampat Nehra gang.

Sonu Shah’s murder: Police say Facebook post could be misleading

The post, which went viral merely half an hour after Sonu Shah’s murder, named two — Raju Basaudi and Kala Rana — of Lawrence Bishnoi gang for executing the crime.

Chandigarh: 36-year-old killed, 2 hurt in firing at Burail

Around half an hour after the incident, a Facebook post surfaced from a profile purportedly of gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, taking responsibility for the murder.