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‘Justice for Anissia’: Kin take to Facebook, Twitter
Mayank Singhvi, husband of Anissia Batra, who was remanded in judicial custody for two weeks in New Delhi on Tuesday. PTI

‘Justice for Anissia’: Kin take to Facebook, Twitter

18 Jul 2018 | 1:48 PM

CHANDIGARH: Friends and relatives of 39-year-old Anissia Batra, who died under mysterious circumstances in Delhi, have launched a social media campaign by creating a page, “Justice for Anissia”, on Facebook and Twitter to garner support to get justice for her.

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Amit Sharma

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, July 17

Friends and relatives of 39-year-old Anissia Batra, who died under mysterious circumstances in Delhi, have launched a social media campaign by creating a page, “Justice for Anissia”, on Facebook and Twitter to garner support to get justice for her.

The page, which was created on July 15, has already got around 2,600 followers and it is being widely shared by her friends and relatives.

Seeking online support to get justice, the people behind the page are also sharing the latest updates in the case through the page. All developments in the case are being posted on the page to garner more support so that the victim and her family get justice. The posts are getting great response not only from the victim’s friends or relatives, but from other Facebook users as well.

The people who are behind this campaign had also posted a petition asking the social media to sign it. Till Tuesday evening, close to 15,000 people had signed the petition. Interestingly, many Facebook users have also put Anissia’s picture as their profile picture.

Anissia died after falling from the fourth floor of her house in South Delhi’s Panchsheel Park on July 13. The victim’s family alleged that her husband Mayank Singhvi and in-laws were harassing her for dowry.

A case of dowry death was registered by the Delhi Police and Mayank was arrested on July 16. A Twitter account, “Justice for Anissia”, has also been created by Anissia’s friends to ensure a fair probe into the mysterious death of the victim.

TV actor shares petition

Rannvijay Singh, an actor and television personality, has also shared the petition on his Twitter account. He is supporting the campaign by retweeting several tweets made through the Twitter handle, “Justice for Anissia”.

ISSER litigation ‘most unfortunate’: HC

18 Jul 2018 | 9:05 PM

CHANDIGARH: Dubbing as “most unfortunate” the litigation launched by director of Mohali-based “premier” Indian Institute of Science Education and Research against its chairperson over the functioning of the institute’s registrar, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ruled that the director was not competent to set the judicial process in motion.

Punjab and Haryana High Court permits victim to approach lower court

Punjab and Haryana High Court permits victim to approach lower court

18 Jul 2018 | 10:06 PM

CHANDIGARH: More than a month after an 18-year-old girl from Chandigarh moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court and alleged rape by a boy from Srinagar and her forcibe conversion, Justice Anita Chaudhary gave her the liberty to approach the court below.

Dilpreet now in Mohali police custody

Dilpreet now in Mohali police custody

18 Jul 2018 | 3:37 AM

CHANDIGARH: With gangster Dilpreet Dahan, alias Baba, yet to stand on his feet, the court had to shift downstairs to take stock of his condition.

Youth gets 10-yr jail in NDPS case

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court awarded 10-year imprisonment to a 23-year-old youth in an NDPS case.

Speeding SUV kills 5-year-old

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PANCHKULA: A five-year-old boy was killed after a speeding SUV hit him near Parshuram Bhawan, Sector 12-A, on Tuesday afternoon.

Man crushed to death under tipper

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

ZIRAKPUR: A 38-year-old man was crushed to death under the wheels of a tipper while crossing the road here on Tuesday evening.

UT nod to merger of plots

UT nod to merger of plots

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

Chandigarh: In a relief to residents, the Chandigarh Administration has allowed the amalgamation of two or more adjoining residential plots with the same ownership. The administration has notified the rules called the “Chandigarh Building Rules (Urban) Amendment – 2018”. .

Written test for posts of constable in Sept

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: The one-year-long wait of around 36,000 applicants, who have been shortlisted for 520 posts of constable in the Chandigarh Police, is set to end as the written test, the final step of the recruitment process, will be conducted in September.

Pedestrian hit by CTU bus, hurt

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A pedestrian was seriously injured after being hit by a CTU bus on the road separating Sector 21 and 22.

VC: Will continue to serve teaching community

VC: Will continue to serve teaching community

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Vice-Chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover, who will retire on July 22, said on Tuesday that Chandigarh was the gateway of the North-West of India and he would continue to serve the teaching community for the betterment of the Panjab University and its colleges.

Baba shifted to Mohali Civil Hospital

Baba shifted to Mohali Civil Hospital

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

MOHALI: After getting Dilpreet Singh’s seven-day police remand, the Punjab Police immediately shifted him to the Mohali Civil Hospital at Phase 6 on Tuesday evening.

UT cops start tenant verification drive

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: Embarrassed after the Punjab Police disclosed that gangster Dilpreet Singh who was wanted in over 30 cases, was staying in Sector 38, Chandigarh, for the past one year, the UT Police on Tuesday initiated a tenant verification drive.

Mohali police conduct raids to nab gangster’s accomplice

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

MOHALI: After the arrest of Dilpreet Singh ‘Baba’, now the Mohali police are conducting raids to nab his accomplice Gaurav Patial, alias Lucky.

Garbage mess: City Mayor holds all-councillor meet

Garbage mess: City Mayor holds all-councillor meet

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Chandigarh Municipal Corporation will direct Jaypee Group to utilise the full capacity of the plant and upgrade the machinery so that the entire city waste may be processed.

Miscreants booked for vandalising Sec 9 club

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A day after a group of miscreants vandalised a club, Boom Box Café, in Sector 9 here, the police have registered a case against unknown persons at the Sector 3 police station.

Thieves strike at 2 shops, house

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: Thieves struck at two shops in Sector 41 and a house in Mauli Jagran.

Youth acquitted in snatching case

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A local court acquitted a 26-year-old youth in a snatching case after the complainant failed to identify the accused in the court.

Woman among four held for theft at ATS Housing Society

Woman among four held for theft at ATS Housing Society

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

DERA BASSI: The police have arrested four persons, including a woman, from Delhi on Monday night in connection with a theft case, which took place at ATS Housing Society here on June 13.

Gang of drug peddlers busted; Nigerians, two others arrested

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

FATEHGARH SAHIB: The district police claimed to have busted a gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of four persons, including two Nigerians, from Delhi.

Two brothers held with 50-gm heroin

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

MOHALI: Mohali Special Task Force (STF) sleuths nabbed two brothers with 50-gram heroin here on Tuesday.

Notice to Ferozepur jail superintendent

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

MOHALI: In a drug case involving Punjab Police CIA Inspector Inderjit Singh, a local court issued a notice to the Superintendent of the Ferozepur Jail for not producing one of the accused — Saheb Singh — before the court on Tuesday.

2nd counselling for UT pool on July 19

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: The second counselling for admission to undergraduate courses in Panjab University-affiliated colleges for UT pool will be held on July 19 and for general pool (outside pool) on July 20.

14 teachers transferred over poor Class X results

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: In view of the poor Class X results, the UT Education Department transferred 14 teachers to different government schools on Tuesday.

Ryan International Schoolschool notes

Ryan International School

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

The students of classes III-V of Ryan International School, Chandigarh, brought a wide range of saplings.

Classical notes all the way, Sangeet Utsav concludes on melodic noteART & CULTURE

Classical notes all the way, Sangeet Utsav concludes on melodic note

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: The three-day ‘Sangeet Utsav’, a bonanza of classical music organised by the Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademi concluded here on a melodic note with an incredible soulful vocal concert tribute by young vocal maestro Pandit Kumar Gaurav Kohli to his guru Pandit Ganesh Parshad at the Navrang theatre here on Tuesday.

Play defines generation gap

Play defines generation gap

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: As a part of their two-day drama festival, the Theatre House in collaboration with the Punjab Arts Council, presented a socially relevant Hindi play ‘Salvaton Mein Samvaad’ at Randhawa auditorium here on Tuesday.

Elderly woman fights legal battle against daughter to keep her house

Elderly woman fights legal battle against daughter to keep her house

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: For the past 19 months, a 75-year-old single lady is fighting a legal battle to get her daughter and her family evicted from her house.

Vendors selling fake goods may lose licence

Vendors selling fake goods may lose licence

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A five-member committee of councillors, formed by Mayor Davesh Moudgil, has suggested to cancel the licences of vendors who sell pirated or the fake goods.

547 valiant cadets pass out as constables from ITBP centre

547 valiant cadets pass out as constables from ITBP centre

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: As many as 547 recruits were inducted as constables in the general duty cadre of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force (ITBP) at a passing out parade held at the Basic Training Center in Bhanu near here on Tuesday.

Bicycle sharing system to be introduced in Panchkula

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PANCHKULA: Aiming to promote use of bicycle and provide an alternative to the transport system, the Panchkula Municipal Corporation has decided to start Public Bicycle Sharing (PBS) system in city.

Dog-bite victim returns to Scotland

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: A day after a resident of Scotland was bitten by a dog in Sector-47, the dog catching team of Municipal Corporation visited Sector-47 and managed to catch the dog that had bitten Dr Iain on Sunday evening.

UT makes solar panel installation convenient

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: The city residents will not require the permission for the installation of the solar plant from the offices of the Municipal Corporation and the Estate office .

Harvest rainwaterHave Your say

Harvest rainwater

18 Jul 2018 | 2:07 AM

Due to the heavy rains, roads are flooded with water and cause hassle to commuters. Traffic gets blocked and diseases triggered.

Protesting Class IV staff lock OT complex at Rajindra Hospital

Protesting Class IV staff lock OT complex at Rajindra Hospital

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: Patients at Government Rajindra Hospital were at the receiving end on Tuesday as Class IV employees locked one of the operation theatre complexes in a protest at the hospital late on Monday evening.

Flooded road adds to patients’ agony at hospital

Flooded road adds to patients’ agony at hospital

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: With ankle-deep water inside the entire compound, the scene at Government Rajindra Hospital was horrible on Tuesday.

Contractual nurses want hike in salary

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: Contractual nurses and ancillary staff of Government Rajindra Hospital, Chest and TB Hospital, and Government Medical College held a protest march seeking salary hike.

Miscreants try to ransack hospital ward

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: A couple of miscreants, reportedly burglars, sneaked into the Chest and TB Hospital late Monday evening. The unidentified men entered the MDR ward of the hospital.

Man commits suicide

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

NABHA: A clerk working at the office of the Commission Agents’ Association reportedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan on Tuesday afternoon.

Police suspect low marks behind girl's suicide

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: The Patiala police are yet to solve the mystery behind the alleged suicide by a 22-year-old girl student of Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Rs 7.14 cr for development works in district

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: The district administration has received a grant of Rs 7.14 crore from the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s office for various development works, including the reconstruction of the road from Gurdwara Dukhniwaran Sahib to the city bus stand.

PATIALA BRIEF

Cleanliness drive

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

PATIALA: Yoginder Singh Yogi, Senior Deputy Mayor of the Patiala Municipal Corporation (MC), along with MC Joint Commissioner Ankur Mahendru conducted a cleanliness drive at the Jacob drain near New Moti Mahal, here on Tuesday.

Chetna camp on July 21

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

DERA BASSI: State's first Chetana Camp will be organised by the Punjab State Legal Services Authority at Countryside resort (Dhanoni Road) in Dera Bassi on 21 July.

Ajay rallies into pre-quarters

Ajay rallies into pre-quarters

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: Haryana’s Ajay Singh upset second seed Shashikant Rajput in a rain interrupted match to book a berth in the boys’ U-18 pre-quarterfinals in the ongoing CLTA-AITA Championship Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the CLTA Complex, Sector 10, here, on Tuesday.

Top seeds stay on course

Top seeds stay on course

18 Jul 2018 | 2:05 AM

CHANDIGARH: Top seed Dipin Wadhwa registered a 9-4 win over Gurustat Singh to enter boys’ U-18 quarterfinals in the ongoing Roots-AITA Champion Series (CS-7) Tennis Tournament at the roots Academy in Zirakpur on Tuesday.

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