Navjot Singh Sidhu

  • 'The ball missed the bat like a kiss in a Hindi movie': 30 Navjot Singh Sidhu oneliners that sum up India June 4, 2014

    'Nobody travels on the road to success without a puncture or two.' Navjot Singh Sidhu.The unrestrained laughter and witticisms have made Navjot Singh Sidhu more popular as a TV personality than he ever was as a cricketer. An extremely shy boy in his cricketing days, no one has been...
  • Sidhu's wife hits out at SAD, upset over him being denied a ticket April 21, 2014

    Amritsar's sitting MP Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjyot Kaur has lashed out at the Shiromani Akali Dal, expressing her disappointment over Sidhu being denied a ticket this time. The BJP-SAD alliance has fielded Arun Jaitley from Amritsar. Kaur, in an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, accused the Akali Dal government of...
  • BJP announces its list of star campaigners in Delhi March 24, 2014

    In addition to BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and senior party leaders, chief ministers of four states and film actors like Vinod Khanna and Smriti Irani will be the star campaigners for the BJP in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in the national capital. Party leader Varun Gandhi, former cricketer...
  • Ready for the high-profile battle of Amritsar: Amarinder Singh March 22, 2014

    Former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said that he was ready for the high-profile battle on Saturday, a day after he was announced as the Congress candidate to take on senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat. Indicating that he had overcome his initial reluctance, which he...
  • Jaitley gets Amritsar ticket, to visit city today March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Arun Jaitley will be visiting Amritsar on Tuesday. He'll be visiting the famous Golden temple. Jaitley has been given a Lok Sabha ticket from Amritsar, a seat held by Navjot Singh Sidhu. Even when the reports of Jaitley getting the Amritsar seat was...
  • Arun Jaitley will win Amritsar seat by heavy margin: SAD March 16, 2014

    SAD on Sunday welcomed its alliance partner BJP's decision to field Arun Jaitley from Amritsar, and said he would win the elections by a heavy margin. Addressing a press conference in Amritsar, SAD leader and Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia said his party activists would accord warm welcome to Jaitley, the...
  • MPLAD fund: Sachin loses match to Azhar, Azad and Sidhu February 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend and nominated member of the Rajya Sabha Sachin Tendulkar has hit the headlines for not spending even a single paisa from his MPLAD fund. Rs 10 crore is still lying in his account, waiting for his nod to spend the money on various minor development works...
  • MS Dhoni is allinone, says Navjot Singh Sidhu January 24, 2014

    Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday described Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as "allinone" but appeared in favour of separate captains for the three versions of the game. "Dhoni (is) sarva byapi (omnipresent)... He is allinone," Sidhu told reporters in Ranchi. Comparing Twenty20, 50over game and Tests with pop, rock...
  • Live: In 2014 India needs a dream team, not a dirty team, says Modi September 29, 2013

    New Delhi: 1:45 pm: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi addresses rally in Delhi and takes a swipe at Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. He said, "Delhi is the city of governments. There is a mother's government. A son's government. A soninlaw's government. Then there is also a coalition government. The...
  • Navjot Sidhu calls off fastuntodeath after Rajnath, Badal intervene September 28, 2013

    Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday called off his scheduled fastuntodeath at the last minute after BJP president Rajnath Singh and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal intervened regarding the issues of Amritsar raised by him. Sidhu, the BJP MP from Amritsar since 2004, on Friday announced that he will...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu to begin fastuntodeath from today over lack of funds for his constituency September 28, 2013

    BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said he would go on a fastuntodeath from Saturday to protest against the stalling of disbursement of development funds for his Amritsar constituency. In a press statement, Sidhu said, "I know what are my duties towards the development of Amritsar being an elected Member...
  • Sidhu slams Punjab govt, accuses it of not funding Amritsar September 5, 2013

    Amritsar: Bharatiya Janata Party MP Navjot Singh Sidhu accused the ruling SAD government in Punjab of turning a blind eye towards Amritsar's development. The Cricketer-turned-BJP MP said that here has been no support for his attempt to improve Amristar and alleged that for the last two years he has not received...
  • Sidhu to visit Amritsar after a year September 4, 2013

    Amritsar: A week after a poster campaign in the city announcing a reward of Rs 2 lakh for bringing back BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu to his Lok Sabha constituency, the cricketer-turned-politician will visit Amritsar Wednesday. Sidhu will visit the city to listen to grievances of the people, his office spokesman...
  • NGO puts up Navjot Singh Sidhu 'missing' posters in Amritsar August 27, 2013

    Amritsar: Upset with the prolonged absence of BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu from his constituency, an NGO in Amritsar has put up "missing" posters promising a reward of Rs 2 lakh for anybody who would bring the parliamentarian to the city. Raman Bakshi, President of Amritsar Sangharsh Samiti, said they...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu is famous for his oneliners: Ali Asgar June 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Despite getting flak for playing women again and again on the small screen, Ali Asgar donned is again seen playing a female character in 'Comedy Nights With Kapil'. He says novelty is not always possible. "It is not easy to do something new every time... We say that we should...
  • Difficult to make people laugh, says comedian Kapil Sharma June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Popular standup comedian and winner of reality shows, Kapil Sharma, feels that comedy is serious business and it is not easy to make people laugh. The 32yearold is best known for his straightfaced but hardhitting comic acts. "Its difficult to make people laugh... It is not at all an...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' star Vidya Balan wows Navjot Singh Sidhu June 21, 2013

    Mumbai: Cricketerturnedpoliticianturnedcommentator Navjot Singh Sidhu praises Vidya Balan's flexibility to get under the skin of any character. Siddhu said, "Jis rang mein use daal do, usi rang mein woh poori tarah se rang jaati hai (She manages to get under the skin of any chacrater)." Vidya visited the sets of Colors'...
  • Amitabh: Wish I could use some of Sidhu's quotes in 'KBC' April 19, 2013

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's website, sherryontop.com, minces no words in praising the quickwitted 'young man' and said he would have loved to use his quotes on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' (KBC). "I have great admiration for the young man... I have always loved the way...
  • Nothing is over for Sehwag, says Sidhu April 18, 2013

    Mumbai: England great Geoffrey Boycott might have written him off, but the outofform Virender Sehwag on Thursday received support from former India opener Navjot Singh Sidhu, who said the opener was far from finished. "Sehwag is a phenomena. He is a miracle. Nothing is over. Sehwag is an institution." Sidhu said...
  • Sidhu is good man but in wrong party: Former Punjab CM April 13, 2013

    Jalandhar: Amid speculations of BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu leaving the party and not fighting the coming general elections, senior Congress leader Rajinder Kaur Bhattal has said that Sidhu is a good and honest leader but is in the "wrong party". "I have been saying this about Sidhu before as well...
  • BJP chief Rajnath Singh speaks to Navjot Singh Sidhu April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Stepping into the growing controversy about Navjot Singh Sidhu being upset with the party and not contesting next Lok Sabha elections from his constituency Amritsar, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh has reportedly spoken to Sidhu and has asked the party's National General Secretary JP Nadda to...
  • Sidhu upset, BJP may field Jaitley in LS polls from Amritsar April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party is upset with party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife for making the party's internal issues public, say sources. Navjot Kaur Sidhu has said that her husband will not contest the 2014 Lok Sabha elections from Amritsar. Sources have indicated that the BJP may field...
  • Not aware of reports of Navjot Sidhu being upset with party: BJP April 11, 2013

    Former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife on Facebook has said that he is being sidelined by corrupt party members of the BJP. ...
  • Navjot Sidhu sidelined as BJP MP, says his wife April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: An upright Navjot Singh Sidhu is being sidelined by the corrupt, his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu has alleged in a Facebook post. In the post, she has announced that Sidhu may leave politics. Navjot Kaur has alleged that her husband is having a tough time in politics as...
  • Shane Watson's pull-out not a first for cricket tours March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Tuesday in cricket was dominated by news emanating from India where four current members of the touring Australia part were removed from the squad for this week's third Test, following by the pullout of Shane Watson hours later. In the aftermath of Watson's withdrawal ahead of the Mohali...
  • Hockey is our mother sport, not cricket: Sidhu January 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Appointed as the brand ambassador of Hockey India League (HIL) by STAR Sports, former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu said hockey is our mother sport and the HIL will galvanise the growth of the game in the country. Speaking at an unveiling ceermony of STAR Sport's starstudded panel of...
  • Gujarat polls: Modi finding it tough to woo Leuva Patels December 4, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Narendra Modi has received a rude jolt just a few days before voting in Gujarat. One of Gujarat's most influential votebanks, the Leuva Patels, have hinted that they could vote against Modi and the BJP. Leuva Patels can influence results of 33 seats out of the...
  • Keshubhai seeks EC action against Sidhu December 1, 2012

    Gandhinagar: Taking umbrage at Navjot Singh Sidhu's remark in which he termed him as an "antinational leader", Gujarat Parivartan Party president Keshubhai Patel on Saturday appealed to the Election Commission to take suo motu action against the BJP MP and his party. "I urge the EC to take suo moto action...
  • Sachin is not God, he is a human: Navjot Sidhu November 28, 2012

    New Delhi: There might be growing criticism against Sachin Tendulkar after a string of poor performances but former India opener Navjot Singh Sidhu feels the senior batsman's presence is crucial at a time when the team is going through a transitional phase. "We don't have VVS Laxman, Rahul Dravid and...