updated 5:52 AM UTC, Aug 22, 2017

Dhingra Commission to submit report on Vadra, other land deals

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:26
Chandigarh: The one-man Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission of Inquiry set up by the Haryana government to probe controversial land deals in Gurgaon, including those of Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra, will submit its report to the BJP-led state…

Haryana CM, ministers, BJP lawmakers pedal to assembly

Wednesday, 31 August 2016 12:25
Chandigarh:Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, along with his ministerial colleagues and party legislators from the state, pedalled to the Haryana assembly on the last day of the monsoon session on Wednesday.Although it was a symbolic gesture, the lawmakers shunning…

Haryana assembly passes GST Bill

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 07:55
Chandigarh: The Haryana assembly on Monday passed the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill.Finance Minister Abhimanyu, who had moved the motion to this effect, said that the passage of the GST Bill was a revolutionary step.The state, ruled by the…

Weeds, less water could spell death for Chandigarh's Sukhna Lake

Monday, 29 August 2016 16:49
Chandigarh: Chandigarh's famous landmark, the Sukhna Lake, is fighting for survival.With weeds having spread over more than half of the man-made water body and the water level dropping drastically, the lake today is a far cry from its glorious past.The…

Punjab seeks probe into AAP funding by radicals

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:48
Chandigarh, Aug 28: The stand-off between Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and new challenger AAP intensified on Sunday with Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal asking Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to investigate all international funding being received by AAP,…

Haryana minister defends Rs 50 lakh grant to sect

Monday, 29 August 2016 12:11
Chandigarh, Aug 28 : Haryana Sports Minister Anil Vij on Sunday defended his decision to sanction a Rs 50 lakh grant for sports activities to the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect, saying that the money was for promotion of sports."What…

Rains may hamper International Yoga Day event in Chandigarh

Monday, 20 June 2016 11:16
Chandigarh: Rainfall may hamper the main event of International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Tuesday, a weather official said on Monday."There are high chances of rainfall in Chandigarh and nearby areas on Tuesday…

Nearly 30,000 people participate in Chandigarh Yoga day rehearsal

Monday, 20 June 2016 10:46
Chandigarh: Nearly 30,000 participants from across the city participated in the rehersal for the second International Yoga Day to be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said an official statement.The rehersal which took place at the capitol complex here was…

HC puts on hold Haryana's Jat job quota, Khattar to get stay vacated

Friday, 27 May 2016 11:06
Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Thursday put on hold Haryana government's recent notification according 10 percent quota in jobs for Jats and five other communities. Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said his government will "make all possible…

Tight security in Chandigarh ahead of AAP protest

Monday, 16 May 2016 11:36
Chandigarh: Security in Chandigarh was tightened on Monday ahead of Aam Aadmi Part (AAP) protests against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal government's alleged failure to curb the menace of drugs, mafia and corruption.The area around the residences of the…