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Navjot Sidhu missing on first day of Punjab Assembly session

Chandigarh (2 MIN READ): Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been at loggerheads with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, remained absent from the Assembly on the first day of the session on Friday. Last month Sidhu resigned from the Amarinder Singh’s Cabinet. A senior Congress leader told IANS that it was unlikely that Sidhu would […]

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Punjab Chief Minister accepts Sidhu’s resignation

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday accepted his Cabinet minister Navjot Sidhu’s resignation. The Chief Minister forwarded the resignation to Governor Punjab V.P. Singh Badnore for formal acceptance, an official in the Chief Minister’s Office told IANS. Sidhu, who had been at loggerheads with the Chief Minister, formally resigned on July 14 as Minister […]

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Crucial files from Navjot Sidhu’s previous department go missing

Chandigarh:  In a major goof-up, crucial government files, including one pertaining to Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh in a case of Rs 1,144-crore Ludhiana City Centre scam, have gone missing from the previous department of Cabinet Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu. The other missing files of the Local Government Department included unauthorised construction on an agricultural […]

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There must be discipline, Sidhu can not refuse portfolio: Amarinder

New Delhi: Navjot Singh Sidhu cannot pick and choose ministries as generals cannot refuse work given to them, said Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday speaking about the resignation row hitting his government. Saying he has not seen the content of Sidhu’s resignation letter, the Chief Minister said that “there should be some discipline”. Amarinder […]

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Sidhu’s resignation ‘drama’, says Cabinet colleagues

Chandigarh:  Punjab Cabinet ministers Brahm Mohindra and Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday ridiculed their ministerial colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu’s resignation as a “drama” and urged him to show dignity and decorum in his actions. The ministers reacted to Sidhu’s tweet on his resignation sent to Congress President Rahul Gandhi last month, and his subsequent remark […]

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Navjot Singh Sidhu resigns as Punjab minister

Chandigarh: The rift between Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu deepened on Sunday, when the latter resigned as Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy Sources. “I hereby resign as Minister from the Punjab Cabinet,” the former-cricketer-turned politician wrote in his resignation letter. Posting the letter on Twitter, Sidhu […]