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Chandigarh News

Chandigarh to vote in final phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019

Chandigarh to vote in final phase of Lok Sabha Election 2019

A total of 36 candidates are contesting from Chandigarh, out of which nine are women.

May 18, 2019, 11:27 AM IST
Campaigning ends for 7th phase of Lok Sabha polls in Chandigarh; It's Kirron Kher vs Pawan Kumar Bansal here

Campaigning ends for 7th phase of Lok Sabha polls in Chandigarh; It's Kirron Kher vs Pawan Kumar Bansal here

While the BJP has retained its outgoing MP Kirron Kher, who is banking on Modi`s popularity, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has fielded former Union Minister Harmohan Dhawan, a rebel BJP MP who had

May 17, 2019, 23:33 PM IST
Kirron Kher apologises to Election Commission over campaign video with children

Kirron Kher apologises to Election Commission over campaign video with children

EC had issued a notice to Kirron Kher seeking reply after she shared the video on Twitter in which children were seen campaigning for her.

May 04, 2019, 16:17 PM IST
Security guard at Chandigarh movie hall returns diamond bracelet worth lakhs

Security guard at Chandigarh movie hall returns diamond bracelet worth lakhs

Sooraj ensured that he completely verified the identity of the owner before handing back the diamond bracelet to her. In all of this, he says he never felt the need to keep the article for himself.

Apr 22, 2019, 10:01 AM IST
In BJP's battle for Chandigarh, fight for ticket gathers steam over 'chai' and coffee

In BJP's battle for Chandigarh, fight for ticket gathers steam over 'chai' and coffee

While the party's sitting MP, actor-turned-politician Kirron Kher, is on her "Coffee with Kirron" drive, city BJP chief Sanjay Tandon, who hopes to be fielded this time, has been holding "Chai pe

Mar 28, 2019, 17:22 PM IST
Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Train's engine catches fire, two passengers killed

Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express Train's engine catches fire, two passengers killed

Two passengers of the Chandigarh-Dibrugarh Express died on Friday after they jumped out of the moving train between the Chaterhat and Nijbari section in West Bengal when they saw smoke emanating

Mar 22, 2019, 21:25 PM IST
Doctored video of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh goes viral; case registered

Doctored video of Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh goes viral; case registered

In the video, the voice of the chief minister was altered and deliberately slowed down to create an impression that he is under the influence of some intoxicant.

Sep 29, 2018, 23:18 PM IST
Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh launches 'Tiffin Yojana' for poor labourers

Chhattisgarh CM Raman Singh launches 'Tiffin Yojana' for poor labourers

The state government launched "MNREGA Mazdoor Tiffin Yogana" to distribute tiffin boxes to over 10 lakh labourers in the city. 

Aug 11, 2018, 09:38 AM IST
Mother stabs son with dagger while bathing him in Punjab

Mother stabs son with dagger while bathing him in Punjab

The boy suffered injuries in chest and abdomen and died on the spot.

Jul 02, 2018, 09:57 AM IST
BJP chief meets top SAD leaders in Chandigarh

BJP chief meets top SAD leaders in Chandigarh

The Akali Dal-BJP alliance in Punjab, which has been there for over three decades, was relegated to the third spot in the 2017 Assembly polls.

Jun 07, 2018, 15:07 PM IST
Chandigarh gets light rain

Chandigarh gets light rain

Chandigarh and parts of Punjab and Haryana received light rainfall on Saturday morning.

Feb 24, 2018, 09:29 AM IST
Gold, silver jewellery stolen from historic temple at Saketri

Gold, silver jewellery stolen from historic temple at Saketri

Gold and silver jewellery, and some other articles were allegedly stolen from a historic temple at Saketri in Panchkula district of Haryana, the police said today.

Feb 19, 2018, 14:00 PM IST
Lok Insaf Party MLA Simarjit Singh Bains alleges Congress leaders in Ludhiana tried to kill him

Lok Insaf Party MLA Simarjit Singh Bains alleges Congress leaders in Ludhiana tried to kill him

Lok Insaf Party's member and MLA Simarjit Singh Bains has alleged that he was attacked by Congress leaders in Ludhiana while he was campaigning for the upcoming municipal elections. Bains has also

Feb 19, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today extended greetings to the people on the occasion of 'Mahashivaratri', while urging them to celebrate the festival with a spirit of brotherhood and harmony

Feb 13, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
 Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh greets people on Mahashivaratri

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today extended greetings to the people on the occasion of 'Mahashivaratri', while urging them to celebrate the festival with a spirit of brotherhood and harmony

Feb 13, 2018, 15:39 PM IST
After internal bitterness, BJP's Moudgil elected Chandigarh Mayor

After internal bitterness, BJP's Moudgil elected Chandigarh Mayor

BJP Councillor Davesh Moudgil was on Tuesday elected the 22nd mayor of Chandigarh.

Jan 09, 2018, 21:11 PM IST
SIT quizzes Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's relative and ex-Punjab MLA Harminder Singh Jassi

SIT quizzes Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's relative and ex-Punjab MLA Harminder Singh Jassi

Jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's relative and former MLA Harminder Singh Jassi today appeared before the SIT investigating the violence following the sect head's conviction in

Jan 03, 2018, 22:41 PM IST
Caught on cam: Stepmother brutality assaults 5-year-old, stuffs her in sack

Caught on cam: Stepmother brutality assaults 5-year-old, stuffs her in sack

A Chandigarh-based woman was caught on camera, brutally assaulting her five-year-old step-daughter, stuffing her into a sack bag. At the time of the incident, the minor was already injured, her leg

Dec 04, 2017, 16:28 PM IST
BJP MP Kirron Kher's 'life lessons' for Chandigarh gangrape survivor sparks controversy

BJP MP Kirron Kher's 'life lessons' for Chandigarh gangrape survivor sparks controversy

Kirron Kher has said that the Chandigarh gangrape survivor should not have boarded an autorickshaw which already had three men inside. She later said people playing politics over her statement should

Nov 30, 2017, 14:10 PM IST

21-year-old girl gang-raped in Chandigarh

A 21-year-old girl has allegedly been gang-raped and dumped in an isolated place at Sector 53 of Chandigarh.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:25 PM IST