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Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Ludhiana MC polls 2018 to be held in the last week of February

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the date for Ludhiana local bodies elections. Elections to be conducted on February 24 and results will be announced on February 26.  Dates were disclosed at first time organised ‘Bird Festival’ at Gurdaspur by minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. Minister of Local Government Navjot Singh Sidhu revealed there that

Jagdish Raja becomes new Jalandhar Mayor

Jagdish Raja becomes new mayor of Jalandhar

Jagdish Raj Raja elected as the new Mayor of Jalandhar city. Surinder Kaur senior deputy Mayor and Simranjit Singh Bunty deputy Mayor.Five-time councillor Jagdish Raj Raja triumphs the top civic body post on Thursday after mayoral elections. Raja has twice been the Leader of the Opposition in the MC House. He first won as an

Mohali Mayor suspended for misuse of power & causing loss to the state exchequer

Mohali Mayor suspended for misuse of power & causing loss to the state exchequer

Mohali Mayor suspended for misuse of power & causing loss to the state exchequer. “The corrupt practices would not be tolerated at any cost and as part of this commitment the Mayor of Municipal Corporation, Mohali Kulwant Singh has been suspended along with 3 other officers after taking strong note of the misdemeanors of these

Phagwara mayor occupies MC Commissioner office, commissioner lodges complaint

Kusum Arora Phagwara, October 4 : – Phagwara Mayor and BJP leader Arun Khosla, who recently hit the national headlines in Kidney scam is in news again! Phagwara Municipal Corporation (MC) Commissioner Bakhtawar Singh Wednesday lodged a written complaint against Arun Khosla for forcibly occupying his office situated on the civic body’s premises. MC Commissioner Bakhtawar

Rs 537 crore Jalandhar MC budget passed amidst chaos

Kusum Arora , Jalandhar, September 6:-Jalandhar MC budget passed. Amidst chaos, the stormy and the last Rs 537 crore budget of SAD-BJP ruled Jalandhar Municipal Corporation was passed here on Wednesday evening. The budget was hanging fire for the last six months. The MC also passed Rs 3500 crore development projects and announced to hire

Mayor moots sub-committee to ensure quality of drinking water

Chandigarh: After sustaining the suspected diarrhoea outbreak in Sector 18 in which over 600 residents were reported ill, the Mayor announces to constitute a sub-committee to check the quality of drinking water flowing in the kitchen taps. The sub-committee will comprise five councillors supported by officials of the Public Health Department of the MC. Mayor

It is not water supply but water management problem in city: Mayor

Chandigarh: Arun Sood, Mayor Chandigarh said that the problem of water in Chandigarh is not due to shortage of water supply but poor water management. The availability of drinking water as per-capita norms in much higher than the requirement in city. Mayor said this while addressing the media to announce the foundation stone laying ceremony for

MC to illuminate streets, parks and all markets by Diwali in city: Mayor

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) will ensure to illuminate the defunct street, parks and market lights by Diwali. Mayor Arun Sood held a meeting of engineers of electricity wing of MC at committee room on Tuesday regarding revamping of street and park lights throughout the city before this Diwali. The meeting was attended by Mukesh Bassi,

Mayor manhandled by Cong supporters

Chandigarh: Mayor Arun Sood was allegedly manhandled, roughed up and pushed by Congress supporters on Wednesday morning. The official vehicle bearing the red beacon was also banged with hands in protest as Congress supporters blocked the entry of Mayor into MC building for around 45 minutes. Later, police was called and after a mild lathicharge, Mayor

Mayor inspects ongoing installation work of static compactors at Dugri garbage dump

Ludhiana: Ahead of formal inauguration the Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria visited Dugri garbage dump site where Municipal Corporation Ludhiana is going to install the static compactors. He inspected the ongoing work at the site and gave necessary instructions to the staff that work should be completed well in time. The inauguration is likely to take place

Congress withdraws support from Mohali Mayor

Mohali: Following Mohali MC Mayor, Kulwant Singh joining SAD , Congress on Thursday withdrew its support from him. Addressing a press conference sitting Congress MLA, Balbir Singh Sidhu said that Kulwant Singh has broken his compromise with them by joining SAD. He said Congress will withdraw its support though it will not demand new Mayor.

Congress withdraw support to mayor Kulwant Singh in MC: MLA Balbir Sidhu

Chandigarh: Congress withdraw support to mayor kulwant singh in MC,said MLA Balbir Sidhu today. MC mayor and MD of JLPL group, Kulwant Singh returned to SAD party on Wednesday. However, Kulwant had contested the Lok Sabha elections 2014 from Fatehgarh Sahib on SAD ticket, but later during the elections of Mohali municipal corporation, he turned

SAD rebel Mohali Mayor to don Akali turban today

In the run-up to the Mohali Municipal Corporation poll, he, along with his local associates, had left the party following “non-acceptance” of some of his candidates for the civic poll. Chandigarh: With Assembly elections just few months away, a Shiromani Akali Dal rebel and the first Mayor of Mohali Kulwant Singh is going to don Akali

Mayor advises school students to adopt preventive measures from Dengue & Malaria

Ludhiana: An awareness rally was taken out by students of Bharti Bal Vidya Mandir Senior Secondary School in Gandhi Nagar area on Friday, to create awareness among the masses about the preventive measures against dengue and malaria. Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria along with MCL officials also participated in the rally. Speaking on the occasion, Mayor advised

Mayor gets attendance of sanitation employees checked in Ward No.16, finds only 30 percent present

Ludhiana: Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria got the attendance of sanitation employees checked in Ward No.16 through Zonal Commissioner, Kamlesh Bansal on Friday. A total 58 employees were deputed in this ward but during checking, only 30 were found working and the rest were absent (or may be on leave). Mayor said that checking in various

Congress councilors seek vigilance probe against mayor and MC Commissioner

Jalandhar: A week after the issue was raised, leader of opposition in Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) Jagdish Raj Raja along with party councilors on Thursday handed over a complaint to SSP Vigilance demanding probe against Mayor Sunil Jyoti and MC Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira in getting sweeping machine on rent by the civic body. Leader

CBI clean chit to Ex- Mayor Patiala

Patiala: The CBI has given a clean chit to former Patiala mayor Jaspal Singh Pardhan, who was booked for murder in connection with the death of a woman in February 2013. In a challan filed in a CBI court on Tuesday, a team of the investigation agency, led by deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Neelam

Don’t expect New York or London, Rio mayor tells Olympic visitors

Rio de Janeiro: Visitors to Rio de Janeiro during next month’s Olympic Games should not set unrealistic expectations despite the city’s recent transformation, Mayor Eduardo Paes has said. Around $10 billion from the private and public sectors have been poured into new infrastructure projects like a port district revamp, a subway line, motorways, a light

Mayor, Councillors meet Adviser, urge registration of FIR against officials

Chandigarh: All 36 councillors including Mayor, Senior Deputy Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Congress councillors met UT Adviser Parimal Rai and urged him to expedite the vigilance enquiry against Uppal Housing Society. They also requested Adviser to release the vigilance report at the earliest and recommended for registration of FIR’s against erring officials. Adviser is also

Mayor directs officials to clear garbage lying in open near Mother Child Hospital within one week 

He clearly gives directions to officials that dumping in open would not be allowed Ludhiana: Mayor Harcharan Singh Gohalwaria conducted a visit at the backside of Vardhman Mill where heaps of garbage and filth have created problems for the area residents. He has clearly given the directions to the officials that dumping in the open would