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Navjot Singh Sidhu

Sonu Sood's Sister Joins The Congress Party In Punjab

Jan 10, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Sood's sister joined the party in the presence of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi and Sidhu.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Alleges Modi's Security Lapse To Be BJP's Political Ploy Before Upcoming Elections

Jan 07, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

The prime minister's convoy was stranded on a flyover due to a blockade by protesters in Punjab's Ferozepur on Wednesday, after which he returned from the poll-bound state without attending any event, including a rally.

Opposition Parties Slam Sidhu Over Poll Promises

Sharma also reminded the PCC president that about a month and half ago he had not only opposed Kejriwal but even taunted his own Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi over freebies, claiming Punjab needed a new model.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Calls Captain Amarinder Singh ‘Traitor’; Says Was ‘Thrown Out’ Of Congress

Jan 04, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has launched a stern attack in his former party colleague Captain Amarinder Singh on Tuesday, while calling the later ‘traitor’.

Navjot Sidhu promises Rs 2,000 for women homemakers, 8 LPG cylinders

The state Congress chief also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies, Rs 20,000 to those passing class 12, Rs 15,000 to the ones passing class 10 and Rs 5,000 to those passing class 5.

03 January, 2022

Punjab Elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu Tries To Woo Voters With Freebies


Punjab elections: The state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu promised Rs 2000 for women home makers and eight LPG cylinders. Sidhu also promised two-wheelers to girls taking admission in colleges for further studies.

31 December, 2021

Sidhu attacks Parkash Badal, Amarinder Singh for 'looting' Punjab

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The Congress leader said Punjab is carrying a heavy debt burden. The state does not generate enough revenue to be able to meet its total expenditure of Rs 1.40 lakh crore. It pays Rs 30,000 crore as interest on debt, he claimed.

28 December, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu Faces Defamation After 'Wet Pants' Remark On Police


The controversy erupted after Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu, pointing towards MLA Navtej Singh Cheema, said that he can ''make a 'thanedar' (policeman) wet his pants". A Chandigarh police officer filed a defamation notice against Sidhu.

27 December, 2021

Two Policemen Condemn Sidhu's 'Make A cop Wet His Pants' Remark

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He said this remark was not against any 'thanedar' but against the whole police force. "I want to say to Sidhu Sahib that we are not cowards.

26 December, 2021

Punjab Police Officer Slams Navjot Singh Sidhu Over ‘Defamatory Comment’

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Chandigarh Superintendent of Police (DSP) Chandigarh Dilsher Chandel has slammed Navjot Singh Sidhu for telling his party workers to make ‘cops wet their pants’.

24 December, 2021

Harbhajan Singh To Join Politics? Says, He Needs To Think About Lot Of Factors


Recently, the chief of Congress' Punjab unit Navjot Singh Sidhu posted a picture with Harbhajan Singh on Twitter and captioned it a 'picture loaded with possibilities'. This led to speculation of him joining the party.

20 December, 2021

Sacrilege Incident: Hang The Culprits In Public, Says Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu


Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said the sacrilege attempts in Punjab are part of the conspiracies hatched to disturb peace in the state.

19 December, 2021

Navjot Sidhu Calls Kejriwal 'Political Tourist', Dares Him For Debate On Employment

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He also targeted Kejriwal for his promise of providing Rs 1,000 per month to women, asking him whether he was giving this amount to women in the national capital where he heads the AAP government.

17 December, 2021

Congress Invites Applications From Ticket Aspirants For Punjab Assembly Polls

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Each worker will be involved and will be given responsibility, he added. Sidhu said tickets would be allotted on the basis of merit.

15 December, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu's Picture With Harbhajan Singh On Twitter Triggers Speculation


Netizens are speculating about the veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh joining Congress ahead of the 2022 Punjab Assembly Election as Punjab Congress Chief Navjot Singh Sidhu posted a picture with him.

13 December, 2021

Will Never Be Showpiece To Win Elections, Never Lie To People For Coming To Power: Sidhu

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Sidhu said while responding to a question from whom on whether he would be named as the chief minister by the Congress if it wins the 2022 Punjab Assembly polls.

29 November, 2021

Sidhu Bashes Kejriwal Over Poll Promises

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Sidhu's remarks came a day after Kejriwal accused the leaders of the Congress, BJP and the SAD of constantly bashing his party AAP for the announcements.

26 November, 2021

Sidhu Questions State Government As To Why A Plea Against Blanket Bail To Ex-DGP Saini Has Not Been Filed

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Speaking to reporters in Amritsar, Sidhu questioned the government over the steps taken for justice in desecration cases and making the STF report on drug issue public.

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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