Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicNavjot Singh Sidhu

Topic: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu surrenders to serve 1-yr sentence in road rage case

Three decades ago, the cricketer-turned-politician was involved in an altercation at a Patiala traffic signal where he fatally assaulted a man.

Navjot Sidhu seeks few weeks from SC to surrender in 1988 road rage case

The apex court has sentenced Sidhu to a year's rigorous imprisonment, stating that imposing an inadequate sentence would do more harm to the justice system.

Sidhu, Indrani or ‘terror’ cases — endless delay a sign of grossly unjust judicial process

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Sidhu gets year in jail for 1988 road rage, SC cites young cricketer’s ‘edge’ over elderly victim

A two-judge bench was hearing a review petition filed by victim Gurnam Singh’s family, challenging the Supreme Court’s May 2018 order that exonerated Sidhu.

Sidhu called party ‘corrupt’ says Punjab Congress in-charge, seeks disciplinary action

In letter to Sonia Gandhi, Harish Chaudhary alleged former Punjab Congress president was criticising party & said he could not be allowed to 'portray himself (as being) above the party'.

Warning to dissenters? Why Congress expelled ex-MLA after he called new Punjab chief ‘corrupt’

Surjit Dhiman, considered to be close to Sidhu, removed over ‘anti-party activities’ day after he lashed out at Amarinder Raja Warring, calling him ‘novice’, ‘opportunist’.

Sidhu concedes defeat in Amritsar East before counting ends, tweets congratulations to AAP

Battle for Amritsar East seat was a high-profile one owing to prominent candidates. However, most pre-poll conversations about the seat had centred around Sidhu and SAD's Bikram Majithia. 

SC takes up plea seeking review of Sidhu’s ‘voluntary causing hurt’ conviction in road rage death

SC asks Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu to file response within 2 weeks on plea filed by victim’s family, which says he should not have been convicted of ‘lesser offence’.

14 Congress candidates in poll-bound Punjab see assets shrink from previous election in 2017

New Delhi: At no time is the wealth of politicians more of a talking point than during elections. It is usually observed that most...

‘Representative of the poor’ — Dalit face Charanjit Singh Channi is Congress CM candidate

Channi declared CM candidate by Rahul Gandhi at Ludhiana rally. “I have already accepted decision…will walk shoulder to shoulder with whoever leads state,” says Navjot Singh Sidhu.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
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‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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