Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicNavjot Singh Sidhu

Topic: Navjot Singh Sidhu

FIR against Sidhu’s adviser and ex-DGP Mustafa over ‘inflammatory’ poll speech in Malerkotla

Mustafa's wife Razia Sultana is Punjab minister, seeking re-election from only Muslim-majority seat, Malerkotla. Ex-IPS allegedly said ‘I am a soldier of community not RSS agent’.

Congress banks on ministers, sitting MLAs in first list for Punjab polls

The first list includes Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, Navjot Sidhu, all cabinet ministers barring Brahm Mohindra.

Sidhu says Congress ‘may spring surprise on CM face’, talks of ‘character crisis’ in Punjab

In an interview with ThePrint, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, 58, weighs in on his CM ambitions, but stays non-committal on Pakistan’s role in Punjab’s drug problem.

Dissension over Congress’ CM face grows as Sidhu insists ‘people will decide, not high command’

On a day the incumbent CM pushed for the declaration of the party's CM candidate in a TV interview, Sidhu said in a press conference that it was for the people of Punjab to decide.

Actor Sonu Sood’s sister Malvika joins Congress ahead of Punjab polls

Malvika Sood joined the party Monday in presence of Punjab CM Charanjit Singh Channi and party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu at the Sood residence in Moga district.

More trouble for Punjab Congress as Sidhu slams govt on Majithia, Deputy CM Randhawa hits back

Deputy CM Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa is the latest Congress leader to speak out against state party chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been openly criticising the govt.

Rs 2k/month, 8 LPG annually — Navjot Sidhu promises to women homemakers ahead of Punjab polls

Punjab Congress chief virtually outdo those of AAP's national convenor Arvind Kejriwal, who has promised Rs 1,000 to all women in the state.

Chandigarh DSP slaps defamation notice on Sidhu for saying MLA makes ‘police wet their pants’

Navjot Singh Sidhu purportedly said at a rally that MLA Navtej Singh Cheema 'could make a police officer wet his pants', and suggested 'party workers be like Navtej'. 

Former Punjab minister and Akali leader Bikram Majithia booked in drugs case

Akali Dal patron Parkash Singh Badal called the arrest 'political vendetta'. Meanwhile, Punjab Congress chief Navjot Sidhu said 'first step has been taken' against a corrupt system.

Congress gives Punjab ex-chief Sunil Jakhar key poll role, but his tiff with Sidhu is a worry

In a notice Monday, Congress high command named Jakhar in-charge of 2022 poll campaign committee. Ambika Soni & Partap Singh Bajwa also get important positions.

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
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Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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