Nearly 70% polling for Chandigarh seat

Chandigarh, May 20 -- Chandigarh parliamentary seat has recorded around 70% turnout, in a triangular contest between Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) sitting MP Kirron Kher, former Union minister Pawan Ku... Read More

Kirron gets EC notice for 'punch' jibe against Bansal

Chandigarh, May 19 -- A day before the city votes on Sunday, BJP candidate Kirron Kher's remark that she wanted to punch Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal has earned her an Election Commission (EC... Read More

Quietly confident Bansal plays big on personal connect, Kirron 'disconnect'

Chandigarh, May 18 -- It is 9am on Thursday and the well-groomed lawn of Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal's Sector-28 house is already milling with party workers. At stake on Sunday (May 19) is t... Read More

Campaigning comes to end on bitter note

Chandigarh, May 18 -- Campaigning for the Chandigarh Lok Sabha seat, which goes to the polls on Sunday, ended on a tense note on Friday with Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal distributing thousand... Read More

Bansal vs Kher: War of words over Metro turns ugly

Chandigarh, May 17 -- Three days before voting for the Chandigarh seat, former Union minister and Congress candidate Pawan Kumar Bansal upped the poll heat on Thursday by claiming that intervention of... Read More

Cong shifts focus on door-to-door

Chandigarh, May 16 -- Ahead of polling in the city on Sunday, the Congress has sent all its leaders to their respective areas, asking them to focus on door-to-door campaigning. Party functionaries wi... Read More

Heard, not acted upon

Chandigarh, May 16 -- Maintenance is the key to ensuring that the quality of life is maintained. Yet, this is proving troublesome for the city. Kesar Pathania, 54, senior vice-president of Government ... Read More

Wear helmets to guard against PM Modi's false promises: Hardik Patel

CHANDIGARH, May 15 -- A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in the city, Hardik Patel, the public face of the Patidar agitation in Gujarat who had joined the Congress in March, tore into... Read More

UT adviser asks depts for 100-day plan to restart works after elections

Chandigarh, May 15 -- As the model code of conduct has stalled policy formulation and development work in the city, UT adviser Manoj Kumar Parida has shot off a letter to all government departments in... Read More

MC enforcement wing chief gets notice for not issuing challans

Chandigarh, May 15 -- The election commission on Tuesday put the municipal corporation's enforcement wing head, inspector Sunil Dutt, on notice for allegedly not issuing challans for the past two week... Read More