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Sidhu Gets One-Year RI In 1988 Road Rage Case

  NEW DELHI: In a major setback to the cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced him to one-year rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs 1000 in a three-decade-old road rage case. Sidhu who till recently was the president of the Punjab Congress Committee was acquitted by the apex court in …

Something Brewing? Sidhu Meets ‘Old Friend’ Kishor

NEW DELHI: Hours after Prashant Kishor turned down Congress’ offer to join the party, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu met the poll strategist and shared a selfie of them on Twitter. Showing enthusiasm about meeting his old friend, the former Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president tweeted, “Had a wonderful meeting with my old friend PK… Old …

Sidhu Snubbed, RaGa Aide, Ex-IYC Chief Warring Is New Punjab Congress Boss

NEW DELHI: Almost a month after it was snubbed badly in Punjab, the Congress on Saturday appointed Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, a close aide of former party chief Rahul Gandhi as the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee, replacing cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu. Sidhu had resigned last month following the party’s dismal show in the …

Dear Clappers, What Does Sidhu Want In Life?

  NEW DELHI/CHANDIGARH: A day after cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress chief on the directions of party interim chief Sonia Gandhi, he humiliated his party, yet once again, by endorsing Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) which decimated his own party in the state in the recently concluded assembly polls. Sidhu congratulated …

AAP Creates History in Punjab, Ousts Congress; Mann To Become Next CM

CHANDIGARH: Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) sprang a surprise by registering a landslide victory in the Punjab assembly elections on Thursday, ousting the Congress party from yet another state. As per the Election Commission of India (ECI), the AAP was set to win 92 seats in the 117-member Punjab legislative assembly. AAP leader Bhagwant Mann, …

Qadian, The Ahmadiyya HQ Is At Peace With Itself, Though Wounds Of 1983 Still Rankle Its Followers

Qadian, which ones witnessed the insurgency in 1983 despite one of the historic places across the globe as the headquarter of Ahmadiyya Muslim community in the small town in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district has now returned to peace with people of every religion living with brotherhood and harmony. Near the Shivala Chowk of the town lies …

On Ground: Majithia Says Not Fighting Sidhu But Channi & Co On Amritsar Vikas; Seeks Respect For Bihar & UP

AMRITSAR: With only less than 30 hours left for campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls to end, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader and former state minister Bikram Singh Majithia is leaving no stone unturned in pushing his case against his political rival cricketer-turned politician and Congress candidate Navjot Singh Sidhu at one of the hotly …

Amritsar Traders Root For AAP; Want “Clean, Business Friendly” Govt In Punjab

Amritsar: As the poll dates draw closer in Punjab, the voter expectation of the next government and the issues that they wish for it to tackle is gaining strength. In Amritsar’s Golden Temple area, locals are divided on the development and are keen to choose a party that will bring about the desired change. Having …

Bhagwant Mann Has Done No Work For Sangrur Constituency, Says Cong Candidate Singla

Sangrur: In a direct attack at Aam Aadmi Party’s Chief Ministerial candidate, Bhagwant Mann, Punjab Congress leader and state minister Vijay Inder Singla, said that Mann has exposed himself in Sangrur by not carrying out any development works. Singla is contesting from Sangrur assembly seat in the state for the second time. He had won …

Punjab Wants ‘Gareeb Ghar Ka CM’, and It Is Channi: Rahul Gandhi

LUDHIANA: Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Sunday announced Charanjit Singh Channi as the party’s chief ministerial for Punjab ahead of the 2022 assembly elections. Addressing a virtual rally in Ludhiana named ‘Aawaz Punjab Di’, Rahul Gandhi said, “A leader cannot be made in 10 to 15 days but it take years of hard work, …