Navjot Singh Sidhu: News
Navjot Singh Sidhu is an Indian cricketer-turned-politician who is also a popular television personality. Sidhu started his cricketing career with the Punjab state cricket team and made his national team debut in the 1983 Test against West Indies. Though his initial performances were dismal, Sidhu toiled and regained his place in the Indian team, making the 1987 World Cup a memorable affair for him. He retired from cricket in 1999 and later started featuring as a Commentator and Expert on various sports channels, demonstrating his witty articulation and charismatic on-air presence. He went on to work in television comedy shows such as ‘The Great Indian Laughter Challenge’ and ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’, among others. Sidhu joined politics in 2004, contesting the General Elections on a BJP ticket from Amritsar and winning from the constituency. He stayed with the BJP till 2016 and joined the Indian National Congress (INC) next year. Sidhu won from Amritsar East in the 2017 Punjab Assembly elections. Over the next few years, tensions with Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh increased, and Sidhu resigned from Cabinet. However, in July 2021, the party leadership appointed him as the President of the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee.
10 Sep 2023KL Rahul
KL Rahul has become the joint-third-fastest Indian to accomplish 2,000 ODI runs.
07 Apr 2023Sidhu Moose Wala
Much to his fans' joy, an unreleased track of late Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala, Mera Na, was released on Friday. Soon after the track was dropped on social media, it left the internet emotional with fans remembering the late singer who was shot dead last year in May.
03 Apr 2023Sidhu Moose Wala
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday met slain Punjabi singer-politician Sidhu Moose Wala's parents at Punjab's Mansa village.
23 Mar 2023Navjot Kaur Sidhu
Senior Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife, Navjot Kaur Sidhu, announced on Wednesday that she is suffering from stage-2 invasive cancer.
26 May 2022Patiala
Jailed Indian National Congress (INC) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has been prescribed a special diet after he was diagnosed with obesity and metabolic disorder.
21 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
Tough days are ahead for the former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu lodged in the Patiala Central Jail as he will undergo rigorous imprisonment with no special treatment or food.
20 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
Former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu surrendered before a Patiala court on Friday, just hours after he sought more time from the Supreme Court citing his medical condition.
19 May 2022Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court has sentenced former Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu to one year in prison in a 34-year-old road rage case.
14 May 2022Punjab
Congress's former Punjab chief Sunil Jakhar sent shockwaves across the grand old party on Saturday by announcing his resignation from the party in a Facebook Live post.
16 Mar 2022Punjab
In a two-line letter, Punjab Congress President Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday tendered his resignation from his post.
25 Feb 2022Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court has decided to review its verdict in a 1988 road rage case involving Congress party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu.
06 Feb 2022Punjab
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday declared Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's CM face for the upcoming Punjab Assembly elections.
06 Feb 2022Punjab
Ahead of Congress' chief ministerial face announcement in Punjab, state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu said everyone would abide by the party leader Rahul Gandhi's decision.
03 Feb 2022Supreme Court Of India
The Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned the hearing in a 1988 road rage case against Navjot Singh Sidhu to February 25.
02 Feb 2022Punjab
Sunil Jakhar, the former chief of Congress' Punjab unit, has made sensational claims about the party's selection of Chief Minister after Captain Amarinder Singh's exit last year.
28 Jan 2022Punjab
Suman Toor, a woman claiming to be Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu's sister, described him as a "cruel person" at a press conference in Chandigarh on Friday.
28 Jan 2022Rahul Gandhi
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said the party will soon name a Chief Minister candidate in poll-bound Punjab, adding the decision will be taken by the party workers.
18 Jan 2022Sonu Sood
On Monday, the Indian National Congress tweeted a video that projected Charanjit Singh Channi as the party's chief ministerial candidate for the upcoming Punjab polls.
05 Dec 2021Delhi
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu Sunday joined a protest by Delhi's guest teachers outside Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence.
03 Dec 2021Punjab
Sidhu Moosewala, a popular Punjabi singer, on Friday joined the Congress party in Chandigarh.
09 Nov 2021Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi has accepted APS Deol's resignation as the state's Advocate-General after much drama on the issue.
05 Nov 2021Punjab
Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday withdrew his resignation from the post of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee chief.
02 Nov 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has resigned from the Congress party.
01 Nov 2021Punjab
Punjab's Advocate-General APS Deol resigned on Monday barely one month after his appointment to the post.
27 Oct 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday reiterated he will float a new political party.
22 Oct 2021Punjab
Punjab Home Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa on Friday called for a probe into former state CM Amarinder Singh's journalist friend Aroosa Alam over her alleged links with Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).
17 Oct 2021Punjab
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu has written a letter to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, highlighting 13 key issues for the poll-bound state.
14 Oct 2021Punjab
A senior police officer pointed out several security loopholes at the wedding function of Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's son on Sunday.
14 Oct 2021Punjab
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu will visit Delhi today to meet party general secretary KC Venugopal and Congress's Punjab affairs in-charge Harish Rawat.
06 Oct 2021Uttar Pradesh
The Punjab Congress will take out a protest march to Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri against the BJP-led government for the "brutal murders" of farmers.
03 Oct 2021Punjab
Targeting the Indian National Congress over the political crisis in Punjab, Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday slammed the party, saying that it is "compromising on national security for petty, personal, or political gains of few people."
02 Oct 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh is gearing up to launch his own political party, two weeks after he was ousted from the top post, sources told the media.
01 Oct 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has hit back at his Congress party colleague Harish Rawat.
01 Oct 2021Punjab
The Congress party has decided to set up a three-member panel to resolve the deadlock over key government appointments and new Cabinet Ministers in poll-bound Punjab.
30 Sep 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday said that he will not be joining the Bharatiya Janata Party.
30 Sep 2021Punjab
Days after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu may withdraw his resignation, his adviser Mohammad Mustafa has indicated.
29 Sep 2021Punjab
Former Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah at the latter's residence in Delhi.
29 Sep 2021Kapil Sibal
Congress leader Kapil Sibal today expressed disappointment over the functioning of party and questioned its leadership amid an embarrassing crisis in the party's Punjab unit.
29 Sep 2021Punjab
A day after stepping down as the Punjab Congress chief, Navjot Singh Sidhu broke his silence over his dramatic resignation through a video message on Twitter.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday called Navjot Singh Sidhu an "unstable man" after the latter dramatically resigned as Punjab Congress chief.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi allocated portfolios to his ministers on Tuesday.
21 Sep 2021Punjab
The newly-elected Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, his two deputies, and state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu took a chartered flight to Delhi on Tuesday to discuss the expansion of the new Cabinet with the party's central leadership, sources said.
20 Sep 2021Punjab
Charanjit Singh Channi today took oath as the 16th Chief Minister of Punjab.
19 Sep 2021Punjab
After the surprise exit of Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, speculations are rife about who will succeed him as the CM of the poll-bound state.
18 Sep 2021Punjab
Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today submitted his resignation from the post after meeting state Governor Banwarilal Purohit.
02 Sep 2021Punjab
Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat on Thursday conceded that "all is not well" in the party's state unit, hinting at a brewing power tussle ahead of Assembly elections.
27 Aug 2021Punjab
Malvinder Singh Mali on Friday quit as an advisor to Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu amid a controversy over his remarks.
26 Aug 2021Amarinder Singh
Trouble seems to be mounting for Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu as the party's Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat called for the removal of his advisors.
25 Aug 2021Amarinder Singh
Indian National Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat reiterated on Wednesday that the party will contest the 2022 Punjab Assembly elections under the leadership of Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh.
24 Aug 2021Amarinder Singh
Trouble is mounting again in Punjab as dozens of MLAs and ministers have openly revolted against Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, seeking his replacement ahead of Assembly elections next year.
23 Aug 2021Punjab
Punjab Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday summoned his advisors Malvinder Singh Mali and Pyare Lal Garg to his Patiala residence amid a controversy over their recent remarks.
30 Jul 2021Punjab
A deceased Congress worker in Punjab has left behind a voice note demanding justice from newly-appointed state Congress chief Navjot Singh Sidhu.
23 Jul 2021Punjab
Three Congress party workers were killed in a bus accident in Moga district of Punjab this morning, reports said.
18 Jul 2021Punjab
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was on Sunday appointed the Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee President after days of high drama.
18 Jul 2021Punjab
In a fresh bid to oppose the elevation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Congress Punjab unit chief, party MPs from the state will meet Congress' top leaders in Delhi on Sunday.