Navjot Singh Sidhu gets job as clerk in Patiala Central Jail

Chandigarh, May 26 (PTI) Jailed Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been appointed as ‘munshi’ (assistant) to do clerical work in the Patiala central prison where he is lodged to serve a one-year jail term in a 1988 road rage death case. The 58-year-old cricketer-turned-politician will perform the job from his barrack only because of… Continue reading Navjot Singh Sidhu gets job as clerk in Patiala Central Jail

‘No comments’: Sidhu after receiving one-year jail term in road rage case

Chandigarh [India], May 19 (ANI): Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu refused to comment after being sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment in a three-decade-old road rage case by the Supreme Court of India on Thursday. “No comments,” Sidhu told reporters on being asked about the one-year imprisonment. The apex court on Thursday allowed the review application… Continue reading ‘No comments’: Sidhu after receiving one-year jail term in road rage case

Why blanket bail to ex-DGP was never challenged, Sidhu asks Punjab govt

Chandigarh, November 26 (PTI): Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday once again questioned his party’s government in the state, asking why it did not move the apex court against the “blanket bail” given to former DGP Sumedh Singh Saini by the state high court. He also took a dig at his predecessor Sunil… Continue reading Why blanket bail to ex-DGP was never challenged, Sidhu asks Punjab govt

Infighting in Punjab Congress continues, Sidhu slams Channi for promising ‘lollipops’

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], November 2 (ANI): Referring to the recent freebies announced by Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday attacked politicians who offer “lollipops” just ahead of polls and said that Punjab’s welfare comes from a roadmap and not by tactics, reflecting that infighting still persists in… Continue reading Infighting in Punjab Congress continues, Sidhu slams Channi for promising ‘lollipops’

Sidhu reiterates demand for removal of Punjab DGP, AG

Chandigarh, October 3 (PTI): Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Sunday again strongly demanded replacement of Punjab’s police chief and advocate general from his own party’s government, saying otherwise we will have no face. His tweet pressing the Charanjit Singh Channi-led government to change the director general of police and state’s advocate general appears to… Continue reading Sidhu reiterates demand for removal of Punjab DGP, AG

Comedy of errors, says Capt Amarinder Singh on Punjab Congress crisis

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 2 (ANI): Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday slammed the Congress over the preposterous lies being floated by various party leaders in a clear bid to cover up their mishandling of the crisis in the state. Pointing to the conflicting numbers shared by Harish Rawat and Randeep Surjewala… Continue reading Comedy of errors, says Capt Amarinder Singh on Punjab Congress crisis

Captain Amarinder Singh leaves for Punjab after meeting Ajit Doval

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh left for Punjab on Thursday after meeting National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Union Home Minister Amit Shah as the turmoil in Punjab Congress continues after the resignation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab Congress president. Singh met National Security Advisor… Continue reading Captain Amarinder Singh leaves for Punjab after meeting Ajit Doval

Chandigarh: Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives at Punjab Bhavan to meet CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 30 (ANI): Amidst the ongoing turmoil in the Punjab Congress unit, Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) chief, arrived at Punjab Bhavan to meet Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi. Earlier, Sidhu tweeted, “Chief Minister has invited me for talks … will reciprocate by reaching Punjab… Continue reading Chandigarh: Navjot Singh Sidhu arrives at Punjab Bhavan to meet CM Charanjit Singh Channi

Will quit Congress but won’t join BJP, says Amarinder Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], September 30 (ANI): Amid the ongoing turmoil in Punjab Congress, former state chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he would quit the Congress party but won’t be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In an official statement, he said that he had no intention of continuing in the Congress,… Continue reading Will quit Congress but won’t join BJP, says Amarinder Singh

Miffed Sidhu raises questions over DGP, AG appointments

Chandigarh, Sep 29 (PTI) Breaking his silence a day after abruptly resigning as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday raised questions over the appointments of the director general of police and the state’s advocate general. Plunging the Congress into a fresh crisis months ahead of the assembly elections in the state, Sidhu… Continue reading Miffed Sidhu raises questions over DGP, AG appointments