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AAP candidate in Shahkot gets one vote!

Amritsar MC Elections 2017 results declared

Amritsar: Ward no 59.,60 55 54 59 60 64 and 56 53 54 46 won by CongressDavinder Singh of BJP win from ward 74 Ward no 13, 17, 20 won by Congress BJP winner candidate Ward 17: Sandhya Sikka Ward 48: Jarnail Dhot Ward 51: Gurdarshan Singh Ward 74: Davinder Pehalwan Ward 82: Arvind Sharma

Finally, annual MC budget meeting on Sept 6

Kusum Arora, Jalandhar : Finally annual MC budget meeting. Six months after a stormy session, the SAD-BJP led Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC) is finally all set to hold Rs 537 crore annual MC budget meeting on September 6. The budget meet has come at a time, when the civic body’s five year tenure is coming

MC passes annual budget of `1,248 crore

Ludhiana: The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation on Saturday passed the annual budget of 1248 crores for 2017-2018. Out of the total budget, 67 percent funds were kept for the development projects while 29 percent will be spend on the salaries of staff and two percent for miscellaneous expenses. The income and expenses of MC is almost

MC fills up pond at Dinosaur Park

Death of an Infant Chandigarh: A day after an infant died of drowning in a pond in Dinosaur Park, the Municipal Corporation initiated the process of filling up of the pond. The MC completed the filling process by the evening, said an Engineering Department official here on Monday. It must be mentioned here that the

AAP RTI wing exposes MC for cheating

Ludhiana: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) RTI wing members have exposed Municipal Corporation, cheating of farmers opted for solar plant among others after releasing the RTIs’ during the conference. Importantly, the point was raised against no money was paid to the Municipal Corporation (MC) as monthly rent for installing 80 hoardings in Ludhiana highlighting the achievements

‘MC will be free of Cong in these elections’

Chandigarh: MC will be made Congress free this time, said Arun Sood sitting Mayor from BJP after filing his nomination papers on Monday. He said, “Congress has failed to digest the defeat at the hands of BJP and people have now realised that empty vessels sounds more. Congress has always created hindrances in developmental works

Finally, Cong declares 26 candidates for MC elections

Chandigarh: Was it party workers pressure that Congress waited for so long to declare its 26-member army to contest the MC elections? Sources said that Congress was busy manipulating the rebels which took it so long to declare it candidatures. Finally Congress declared its 26 candidates’ list to contest the MC election, on Sunday. BJP

MC Commissioners’ works applauded by commoners, disappointed by his transfer

Ludhiana: Inspiration for the youth of Ludhiana, the youngest ever Municipal Corporation Commissioner for Ludhiana, Ghanshyam Thori has changed the face of Ludhiana for the betterment. The outgoing commissioner of the city, Ghanshyam Thori has made Ludhiana a graffiti city with beautiful chowks, maximum carpeted roads and ongoing sewerage work by spending around funds of

Daily Post impact: MC starts removing water from lifts of multi-level parking

Chandigarh: A day after the news about MC lifts conked off appeared in Daily Post, the Municipal Corporation swung into action and initiated the work to drain out the water from the lifts of the multilevel parking on Wednesday. The labour working in the third basement of the parking said that still there was eight-foot deep

MC employees attacked in Zone B office, complaint registered

Ludhiana: Municipal Corporation Ludhiana Zone-B employees registered a police complaint against spouse of their female employee who works as a data entry operator on Thursday with the support of corporation official J S Sekhon at Shingar Chowk. The employees of Zone-B mentioned in the police complaint that in the morning hours spouse of data entry

To tackle rat menace, MC acts as pied piper

After failing to control stray dog and cattle menace in city, Municipal Corporation has decided to act as pied piper to free city from rat menace. The decision to engage pest controller was taken in F&CC meeting held here on Thursday, in which committee approved the project for Rs 1.34 lakh. The committee discussed that

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,

MC works in peak hours adding to traffic snarls in city

Ludhiana: Municipal Corporation Ludhiana (MCL) workers disrupt traffic by taking up the road cleaning, watering and sweeping during peak a traffic hour which is becoming a major problem for the commuters. It also leads to the traffic snarls in the city. According to the traffic experts, this is sheer violation of the rules in the Punjab

MC offices to remain open on Saturday and Wednesday

Ludhiana: For the benefit of general public the Municipal Corporation offices will remain open on Saturday and Wednesday despite being holidays so that public could pay their pending property tax before September 30. People who will pay property tax before September 30 will get 10 percent rebate on their total tax amount. At present, the department

MC installs 160 new toilets to attain ODF status in city

Chandigarh: With a view to attaining the Open Defecation Free status of the city, Municipal Corporation (MC) is in process to install marathon toilets in various ODF prone areas. The MC has targeted to declare Chandigarh ODF city buy October 2.It has installed 160 new toilets en-route to attain ODF status and has also set

Shimla MC launches ‘car bin’ scheme for tourists

Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the Android-based Mobile Application (App) of Municipal Corporation Shimla for the redressal of grievances of public and also launched ‘car-bin’ scheme under ‘Swatch Bharat Mission’ here on Monday. Under the scheme, jute bags would be provided to the tourists entering Shimla and the locals to maintain cleanness in the town.

SPV to take control of powers from MC

Chandigarh: Smart City project gets rolling as the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) constituted to undertake the various developmental projects is all set to launch its new office. SPV will also take control of the powers from MC to initiate the works. The SPV is likely to start working from new office in Sector 17 within

MC to assess salvage value of garbage processing plant

Chandigarh: Municipal Corporation (MC) will be holding a meeting on September 6 to derive out the methodology of assessing the salvage to be paid for the garbage processing plant. MC is at logger heads with Jaypee group over payment of the salvage at present. MC after terminate the contract with Jaypee , decided to pay the

Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation hikes development budget

Ghaziabad: The Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation at its executive meeting on Saturday enhanced the developmental budget from Rs 72 crore to Rs 117 crore. In the executive meeting Mayor Ashu Verma said: “Developmental activities should be the focus areas of the civic body. With expanding cities, the infrastructure needs to be strengthened and thus budget allocation

MC faces embarrassment as truck filled with mud gets stuck in pothole

Jalandhar:”A team of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation (MC), which came to fill mud in big potholes on the broken roads had to face huge embarrassment after the truck ended up getting stuck in the same pothole on Thursday afternoon. The vehicle carrying mud was tilted towards one side after one of its tyre got stuck in