Saturday, 1 October, 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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We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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