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Chandigarh's rural pockets live in neglect

Chandigarh, May 24 -- The planned city of Chandigarh is home to 23 erstwhile villages, 13 of which were included in the jurisdiction of the municipal corporation in 2018, but even today residents are ... Read More


One candidate leaves race, now 19 in the fray from UT

Chandigarh, May 18 -- After one independent candidate withdrew his nominations on Friday, the contest for the lone Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat will now be between 19 candidates. On June 1, as many as 6... Read More


633 elderly, disabled voters opt for vote from home facility

Chandigarh, May 17 -- As many as 633 senior citizens aged above 85 and persons with disability have opted to cast their votes from home, as per data shared by the Chandigarh election department. Poll... Read More


After scrutiny, valid candidates down to 20

Chandigarh, May 16 -- A day after nominations for the lone Lok Sabha seat from Chandigarh ended with a total of 27 candidates entering the fray, the election department on Wednesday rejected the candi... Read More


After show of strength, Tandon files papers

Chandigarh, May 11 -- Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Sanjay Tandon, 60, on Friday filed his nomination papers for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat at the Deputy Commissioner office in Sector 17 a... Read More


Report sought from excise dept on 'biased action' against illegal liquor

Chandigarh, May 10 -- The Chandigarh election department on Thursday sent a fresh notice to UT's excise and taxation department following a complaint alleging biased action by senior excise officials ... Read More


2 independents enter fray in UT

Chandigarh, May 9 -- A day after the nominations process got underway in Chandigarh, two independent candidates filled their papers on Wednesday. As per the Election Commission of India (ECI), candid... Read More


BJP under EC lens for campaigning at temples

Chandigarh, May 8 -- The Chandigarh election department on Tuesday forwarded an inquiry report to the Election Commission of India over a complaint against the BJP for organising surrogate programmes,... Read More


1,870 criminals on UT police radar

Chandigarh, May 5 -- To ensure peaceful Lok Sabha elections inChandigarh, the local police are keeping a close eye on 1,870 individuals who either have a criminal record or are deemed likely to cause ... Read More


Chandigarh to showcase its heritage at five polling booths

Chandigarh, May 3 -- In a unique initiative to encourage voter participation, the Chandigarh election department, for the first time, will set up five theme-based polling booths for the upcoming Lok S... Read More