It seems the Ludhiana Improvement Trust (LIT) has bowed to the Akali pressure. More than a week after SAD minister Jagdish Singh Garcha threw the LIT board claiming possession over 8.8 acres near Sidhwan Canal,no action has been taken against him.
Repeatedly snubbed by the Calcutta High Court and the Army for holding the Kolkata Book Fair on the Maidan,the Left leaders have decided to approach the Centre demanding that the Maidan be handed over to the state government.
In a bid to counter the twin threats of Maoist violence and terror threats in urban centres,the state government today sanctioned the creation of a total of 1,656 posts in the police force...
UT Administrator Gen S F Rodrigues (Retd) had ordered to set up a task force to immediately tackle the problem of managing water resources...
Five years after it mooted the project for augmenting the city mass transit system,the state government today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd.
The two-day national conference on Violence,Peace and Conflict Resolution concluded at Government College for Girls (GCG),Sector 11 on Wednesday.
A Research officer of the Punjab Legislative Assembly has been booked for criminal breach of trust for allegedly embezzling government funds amounting to Rs 4.5 lakh.
The teacher-in-charge of a government-run girls school in Durgapur was arrested after she snipped the hair of five students on Wednesday for not wearing their hair in a manner prescribed by the school authorities.
Putting an end to their differences,the District Bar Association (DBA) in Sector 17 and the UT Administration have entered into an agreement over the construction of new judicial complex at Sector 43.
An ongoing property dispute took an ugly turn when the two parties entered into a scuffle in the presence of police in Manimajra.
The District Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum has directed SMV Agencies Private Limited of the Jaipuria Group Real Estate Division to refund Rs 3.92 lakh along with 12 per cent interest to an allotee who was forced to cancel his booking owing to a change in the layout by the builder.
The Election Commission of India has asked its West Bengal unit to convey to the state government that in the upcoming Lok Sabha polls,the Central forces would act on their own without interference from the local police.
A weeklong survey on the existing encroachments in the city has found maximum unauthorised structures in the periphery.
The residents of Panchkula have a reason to cheer as the Haryana Roadways launched the inter-sector bus service in the city on Wednesday.
The Left Front-led civic body has failed to shut down around 135 illegal dyeing and bleaching factories in the Garden Reach area...
While the academic session at Panjab University nears an end,placements have become a difficult task,especially at the University Business School (UBS).
The Criminal Investigation Department,which is investigating the death of GRP sub-inspector Arindam Manna,on Wednesday grilled drivers and guards of trains that passed through Mankundu railway station between 11 pm on February 10 and 10 am the next day.
Besides taking a toll on placements,the global economic slowdown has also adversely affected students interest in the field of Information Technology and finance.
The Panchkula Administration today freed two girls,Ilmaz (19) and Kulsum (18),of their forced confinement and also provided them protection.
The Sector 17 police have registered a case against Panchkula-based property dealer Naveen Nayyar on charges of committing a fraud of Rs 50 lakh,involving the sale of a house in Sector 23.
Buladi,the cartoon character of anti-AIDS campaign spread across the city in the hoardings and billboards,has been adopted by the Election Commission to attract voters to obtain their Electoral Photo Identity Card.
With over a 100 new cases of schizophrenia reported in the last one year,the Department of Psychiatry of Government Medical College and Hospital in Sector 32 has undertaken a study on the treatment pattern of the patients.
A resident of Indira Colony was bludgeoned to death by her husband late on Tuesday night. Police have arrested the accused,Sunil Kumar,who cited illicit relations of his wife as the motive behind the crime.
A UT Police constable was arrested on Wednesday for his alleged involvement in the violent attack on the police and the enforcement staff of the Chandigarh Administration during a demolition drive at Gurdwara Satsang Sahib in Sector 38 (West) on January 30.
All is not well with the Mohali Hills,touted as Indias first integrated township. In less than two years of its launch,anxious and panicked investors are seeking their money back...