CN and heard

Groping in dark

Even after a week of having arrested the seven dummy candidates, whose information was served on a platter along with their pictures by an informer, the CBI sleuths are yet to nab those who were to benefit from the PGI paper leak. Claiming that they have an "idea" about the identities of the actual beneficiaries one of the CBI sleuths "disclosed" that over a dozen persons have been asked to join the investigation. When confronted whether the said dozen are suspects or accused, the reply was "it is yet to be ascertained".

Give and take

Struggling to manage the increasing rush of vehicles during the festive season, the Chandigarh Traffic Police officials had a brainstorming session to decide their course of action about the vehicles that come from Haryana, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. One of the officials suggested that they should plan a parcel service on Chandigarh borders to receive gifts from people coming from these states and deliver them to their relatives in Chandigarh.


Before Inspector Anokh Singh had approached CBI complaining about the suspended SP city, Desh Raj Singh, sources revealed he had tried to meet city SSP Naunihal Singh. As per the guidelines issued by the SSP, Anokh Singh had contacted the SSP through SMS requesting for a meeting . Refusing to meet, the SSP asked Anokh Singh to contact the then SP city, Desh Raj. Getting a reply to share his grievance with the person he had a problem with, Anokh Singh was left with no choice but to approach the CBI. The SSP however maintains that the complainant inspector should have at least hinted about his grievance. Sources say there are details of SMSes exchanged between the inspector and the SSP.

No Frills

Regular trips back home on a Shatabdi for Union Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal after taking over as the Railways Minister caused a flurry of activity at the station. Officials from the Ambala Division apart from those at the Chandigarh Railway Station were present when he arrived and departed. This has prompted the Minister, who comes to the city over the weekends, to ask the officials not to be present at the station in such huge numbers

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