Punjab 2021: State gets first Dalit CM, farmers return home victorious after repeal of laws

A bitter tussle between Amarinder Singh and Navjot Singh Sidhu in the state unit of the ruling Congress led to dramatic results in 2021, a year that also saw the jubilant return of Punjabi farmers after months of protest at Delhi’s borders against the Centre’s agri laws. Congress veteran Amarinder Singh was ousted as chief … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu says MLA can make cops ‘wet their pants’, police officer sends defamation notice

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has courted controversy while praising two party members, allegedly saying that they are capable of making policemen wet their pants. Former chief minister Amarinder Singh and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Daljit Singh Cheema slammed him over the purported remark and a Chandigarh police officer sent him a defamation … Read more

India-Pakistan friendship will increase trade: Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday said that India-Pakistan friendship will increase trade. While speaking to the media here in Amritsar, Sidhu said, “If our friendship is increased with Pakistan then our business will also be increased. I admire our former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s scheme when he started Aman … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu bats for trade, ‘new friendship chapter’ between India & Pak as he visits Kartarpur

Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday visited the revered Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan and offered prayers and stressed on “opening of a new friendship chapter” and trade between the two countries, days after India reopened the visa-free Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims. The Kartarpur corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the … Read more

Amarinder Singh ‘coward’, ‘crybaby’, says Navjot Singh Sidhu

Punjab Congress president Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday once again trained his guns on former state chief minister Amarinder Singh, calling him a “fraud”, “coward” and a “crybaby”. Sidhu also dubbed the former CM as a “spent cartridge” and a “dying duck in a thurderstrom, a lost cause”, a day after the veteran leader resigned … Read more

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, SAD’s Harsimrat Badal meet families of farmers killed in Lakhimpur Kheri

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu and Shiromani Akali Dal’s (SAD) Harsimrat Kaur Badal on Friday separately met the families of the farmers killed in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. Sharing the photos of his meeting with one of the families on Twitter, Sidhu said, “Justice Delayed-Justice Denied.” Sidhu consoled the family members of Lovepreet Singh, one … Read more

Navjot Singh Sidhu ‘stands by’ Gandhis but sticks to appointment demand

Navjot Singh Sidhu adopted a blow-hot-blow-cold strategy vis a vis Congress leadership and the Charanjit Singh Channi government in Punjab on Saturday, tweeting he will “stand by” the Gandhis but saying nothing about withdrawing his resignation as PCC chief. By not withdrawing his resignation, Sidhu is sticking to his demand for a coordination panel to … Read more

Kanhaiya Kumar like another Sidhu who would destroy Congress: RJD

Bihar’s main opposition party RJD on Friday mocked Kanhaiya Kumar‘s induction into the Congress, saying that the former JNU student is like “another Navjot Singh Sidhu” who would “destroy” the grand old party. Ridiculing the Congress by calling it a sinking ship, senior RJD leader Shivanand Tiwari said that Kumar’s joining won’t make any difference … Read more

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi speaks to Sidhu, says let’s sit and talk

Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Wednesday reached out to a miffed Navjot Singh Sidhu and offered to resolve issues through talks, a day after the former cricketer resigned as the state Congress chief. Meanwhile, efforts are on to placate Sidhu as several party leaders, including ministers Pargat Singh and Amarinder Singh Raja Warring, … Read more

Sidhu has proved he’s unstable, not fit for Punjab: Amarinder

Soon after Navjot Singh Sidhu resigned as Punjab Congress president on Tuesday, former chief minister Amarinder Singh dubbed it a “drama” and said the cricketer-turned-politician is “unstable” and “not fit” for the border state. Sidhu sent his resignation to Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday. “I told you so…he is not a stable man and … Read more