PUNJAB HIGH COURT

  • Judge took Rs 15 lakh as bribe, reveals RTI January 17, 2010

    Chandigarh: Punjab judge Justice Nirmal Yadav, now a judge of the Uttrakhand High Court is in the dock once again. Two months after she was given a clean chit in a bribery case by the Supreme Court and the Central Government, a Right to Information (RTI) application filed by Hindustan...
  • Sikhs not a minority community in Punjab: HC December 18, 2007

    Chandigarh: The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday ruled that Sikhs were not a minority community in seeking admission to Sikh institutions run by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) in Punjab. Under the notification, the institutions were permitted to reserve 50 per cent seats for members of the Sikh...
  • Sidhu to apologise to victim's kin: BJP January 26, 2007

    New Delhi: The BJP in order to save Navjot Singh Sidhu who has faced criticism that he has not shown any remorse over the death of the road rage victim involving him, said that the former cricketer would apologise to the family of Gurnam Singh at the appropriate time. Senior...
  • Sidhu files paper for Amritsar bypoll January 25, 2007

    New Delhi: Armed with the Supreme Court stay on his conviction in a culpible homicide case, cricketerturnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu filed his nomination papers on Thursday for the byelection to the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, setting at rest all speculation over his possible candidature as the BJP nominee. His Congress...
  • 'Lion' Sidhu can't scare away foes January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: BJPs star campaigner Navjot Singh Sidhu relieved after Supreme Court stayed his conviction has switched to election mode by filing his nomination from Amritsar. In his trademark style Sidhu did not mince words in dismissing his main opponent, Congress candidate Surindra Singla claiming he...
  • Sidhu's nomination papers incomplete January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: In what appears to be an anticlimax of sorts, cricketerturnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu will not be filing his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha bypoll in Amritsar on Wednesday. The reason his papers are incomplete. Sidhu was all set to file his nomination papers after the Supreme Court stayed...
  • Sidhu no threat in Amritsar: Cong January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Former MP Navjot Singh Sidhu will file his nomination for the Amritsar Lok Sabha bypoll on Wednesday. The Supreme Court stayed Sidhu's conviction and sentence on Tuesday. The SC order came as a shot in the arm for both Sidhu and the BJP, who were waiting with bated breath...
  • What makes Sidhu a political star? January 24, 2007

    New Delhi: With Supreme Court staying Navjot Singh Sidhus conviction, the BJP candidate will contest now from Amritsar as the partys star campaigner. It's God who decides our fate. What's the point in holding grudges? If you have time, enter politics. The whole nation trusts you, Sidhu said moments after...
  • SC order allows Sidhu to fight polls January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Courts rare judgement staying Navjot Singh Sidhus conviction is nothing short of providential intervention. And for the cricketerturnedpolitician, especially since it comes just two days before the last day for filing nominations for the Amritsar Lok Sabha bypoll. Even the Opposition acknowledged that he had earned the...
  • Sidhu returns to Amritsar turf January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Former cricketer and BJP politician Navjot Singh Sidhu will on Wednesday file nomination papers for the Lok Sabha bypoll in Amritsar after the Supreme Court stayed his conviction in a death case. Sidhu resigned as Amritsar MP in December 2006 after the Punjab and Haryana High Court found him...
  • I had blessings of my elders: Sidhu January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: Overjoyed with the Supreme Court verdict in his favour, cricketerturnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu said he always had the blessings of people and his elders. Saying, I always have full faith in God, he added that he had even taken the criticism of his political opponents in his stride The Supreme...
  • BJP doesn't know what justice is: Cong January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's stay order on the conviction of former cricketerturnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday paves the way for Sidhu to contest the Parliament bypolls in Amritsar. It was a seat he himself vacated after he was convicted in a murder case by the Punjab and Haryana High...
  • Sidhu conviction stayed by SC January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: In a landmark order, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the conviction of former cricketerturnedpolitician Navjot Singh Sidhu. It's for the first time in the last 57 years that the Apex Court has stayed a conviction order by a lower court. The SC order came as a shot in...
  • Judgement day for Navjot Sidhu January 23, 2007

    New Delhi: It's judgement day for Navjot Singh Sidhu. The cricketerturnedpolitician and his party the BJP is waiting with bated breath to find out how the Supreme Court will decide his fate. The Supreme Court will decide on a petition filed by cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday. Sidhu had...
  • SC to rule on Sidhu's plea on Tue January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Tuesday judge whether politician and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu should get a stay on his conviction in a road rage death case so that he can fight elections in Amritsar. The court had on January 18 reserved its order after hearing arguments from...
  • Court reserves verdict on Sidhu's plea January 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday reserved a verdict on politician and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's petition to stay his conviction in a death case so that he can contest elections. Sidhu resigned as Amristar MP after the High Court in Punjab on December 6 sentenced him to three...