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Sexual harassment at CLTA: UT Police put on notice on complaint of minor girls father
Sexual harassment at CLTA: UT Police put on notice on complaint of minor girls father

The father has sought an FIR against 17 persons, including officers of the CLTA, Sector 10, Chandigarh Academy of Rural Tennis (CHART), All-India Tennis Association, the then Sector-3 SHO and the UT SSP, alleging that they failed to act as per the POCSO Act.

'Lathicharge on farmers is lathicharge on Devi Lal family'
'Lathicharge on farmers is lathicharge on Devi Lal family'

Senior JJP leader Digvijay Chautala who met a farmer who was injured in alleged police lathicharge during protests at Pipli declared that lathicharge of farmers was equivalent to lathicharge on the family of Jannayak, late Chaudhary Devi Lal.

As early variety arrival peaks at Punjab mandis, Basmati rates plunge record 34%
As early variety arrival peaks at Punjab mandis, Basmati rates plunge record 34%

Punjab Mandi Board (PMB) officials informed that the rate of the crop started at Rs. 2,400 per quintal in the first few days, but now with as arrival of the early variety of the crop is about to touch its peak, the rates have crashed badly.

Armed men fire at CA's Kharar house, assault him with rods
Armed men fire at CA's Kharar house, assault him with rods

Police said, the incident took place around 3 am, when a group of 7-8 men armed with pistols, rods and sluggers began firing gunshots at the house of CA Arun Sharma, who was present at his house with his wife and son.

Punjab: Farm bill ending APMC Act will render 3 lakh labourers without mandi work
Punjab: Farm bill ending APMC Act will render 3 lakh labourers without mandi work

These workers get work for 5-6 months in a year in these mandis where they work during wheat, paddy, basmati, maize and cotton procurement season because all these crops are brought to the APMC yards for sale.

Chandigarh govt school teacher's murder: Sister says victim had told her of diary hidden in a locker 'in case anything happened to her'
Chandigarh govt school teacher's murder: Sister says victim had told her of diary hidden in a locker 'in case anything happened to her'

Sources said she had claimed that Jyoti had told her about the diary over phone last year, and that she had not spoken of any problems between Jyoti and Mandeep, who is the prime suspect in the case.

HC asks Chandigarh admn to probe allegations against Sector 48 housing society management
HC asks Chandigarh admn to probe allegations against Sector 48 housing society management

The bench of justice HS Madaan was hearing a plea from Surinder Singh and other residents of Silverton Co-operative House Building Society-I, Sector 48-B, against the management of the society.

50% students want Chandigarh govt schools to open for guidance
50% students want Chandigarh govt schools to open for guidance

The Education department officials said they are mulling over the time period for which the students should be allowed to attend school, and it would not be more than two hours.

'Won't give an inch': SGPC land standing in way of road widening project at Ludhiana village sparks row
'Won't give an inch': SGPC land standing in way of road widening project at Ludhiana village sparks row

Residents of Ayali Kalan village have written to the CM as well as the president of the SGPC about the proposed road widening project, and have asked them to investigate.

Upstaged by Covid: Ramlila troupes await word from Chandigarh administration on shows this year
Upstaged by Covid: Ramlila troupes await word from Chandigarh administration on shows this year

Around 25 Ramlila organisations from the city have applied for permissions to the Chandigarh administration to stage shows, but they are yet to hear from the officials

Punjab: Day after CM says no FIR, protest sites swell
Punjab: Day after CM says no FIR, protest sites swell

At Badal village, several delegations of farmer unions had to wait outside pandals for hours as there was no space inside to accommodate them.

Panjab University, Chandigarh, conducts first online exam
Panjab University, Chandigarh, conducts first online exam

75,000 students from various courses appear on Day 1 with exams conducted in three time slots