Former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo: IANS)

After ‘missing’ for months, Sidhu resurfaces

Chandigarh: After months of “self-imposed” political exile, Congress leader and former Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu was seen at a public function in his hometown Amritsar that was attended by his political rivals, including former Akali minister Bikram Majithia. Sidhu, who was made a star campaigner by the party in the recently concluded Delhi Assembly […]

Former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (Photo: IANS)

Sidhu pays obeisance to Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara, gives credit to Almighty for Kartarpur Corridor

Dera Baba Nanak (Punjab): Congress leader and former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday paid obeisance at the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan. He was among the first all-party delegation of 500 pilgrims from India which reached Pakistan’s Kartarpur to pay obeisance at the shrine of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of Sikhism, after […]

Kartarpur: Hoardings hailing Navjot Sidhu, Imran Khan surface in Amritsar

Chandigarh: Hoardings of Congress’ Amritsar legislator Navjot Singh Sidhu with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan mysteriously surfaced in Amritsar, describing them as ‘real heroes’ for playing a crucial role in linking the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan with the Indian territory. “Kartarpur Sahib da langah khulwaon vale asli hero. Assi Punjabi hik te thok ke kehne […]

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Sidhu in Pak’s Kartarpur video apart from slain Khalistani separatist Bhindranwale, Amrik Khalsa

New Delhi: A video song released by Pakistan government prior to the opening of the Kartarpur corridor has run into a controversy for featuring Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu apart from slain Khalistani separatist Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale amongst other leaders. The Kartarpur corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur in India to the Darbar […]

Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo)

Forwarded Sidhu’s permission to Chief Secretary: Punjab CM

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has forwarded Navjot Singh Sidhu’s letter, requesting permission to visit Pakistan for the Kartarpur Corridor inauguration, to the Chief Secretary for necessary action. This was disclosed here on Saturday by an official spokesperson, who said the Chief Minister had received Sidhu’s letter this morning and immediately sent it to […]

Former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu (Photo: IANS)

Sidhu seeks govt clearance to attend Kartarpur opening

Chandigarh:  After accepting an invite from Pakistan, former Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday sought government clearance, including from External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, to attend the inauguration ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor in Pakistan. The ceremony is scheduled three days before the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of […]

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu (File Photo)

Pak invitees to Kartarpur will have to seek clearance: MEA

New Delhi: Referring to the Congress leader and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu’s acceptance of the Pakistani invite to the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said that the “political clearance” would have to be sought for it. “Those who Pakistan wants to call have to take political clearance,” MEA […]