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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 […]

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Defiant Sidhu fails to assume charge at new ministry, kept out of consultative groups

Chandigarh:  Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is at loggerheads with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and was allocated a new portfolio on Thursday, failed to assume his new charge, it was learnt on Saturday. The rift between the Chief Minister and Sidhu came to the fore once again with the Amarinder preferring to keep […]

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Sidhu divested of his portfolio; most Punjab ministers get new one

Chandigarh:  Hours after the first state Cabinet meeting post Lok Sabha elections, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday evening rejigged the portfolios of most of the ministers, including Navjot Singh Sidhu. Barring four ministers, there are some changes in the portfolios of all the ministers as a result of the reallocation, which the Chief […]