Navjot Singh Sidhu

  • Sidhu's wife hits out at SAD, upset over him being denied a ticket 21-04-2014 09:28 AM

    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 24-03-2014 08:29 PM

    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...
  • Ready for the high-profile battle of Amritsar: Amarinder Singh 22-03-2014 05:19 PM

    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...
  • Jaitley gets Amritsar ticket, to visit city today 18-03-2014 08:31 AM

    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 16-03-2014 05:48 PM

    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,...
  • MPLAD fund: Sachin loses match to Azhar, Azad and Sidhu 27-02-2014 05:30 PM

    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 all-in-one, says Navjot Singh Sidhu 24-01-2014 09:58 AM

    Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu on Thursday described Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as "all-in-one" but appeared in favour of separate captains for the three versions of the game. "Dhoni (is) sarva byapi (omnipresent)... He is all-in-one," Sidhu told reporters in Ranchi. Comparing Twenty20, 50-over game and Tests with...
  • Live: In 2014 India needs a dream team, not a dirty team, says Modi 29-09-2013 12:02 PM

    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 son-in-law's government. Then there is also a coalition government. The...
  • Navjot Sidhu calls off fast-unto-death after Rajnath, Badal intervene 28-09-2013 02:02 PM

    Amritsar MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday called off his scheduled fast-unto-death 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...
  • Navjot Singh Sidhu to begin fast-unto-death from today over lack of funds for his constituency 28-09-2013 11:01 AM

    BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Friday said he would go on a fast-unto-death 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...
  • Sidhu slams Punjab govt, accuses it of not funding Amritsar 05-09-2013 06:39 PM

    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...
  • Sidhu to visit Amritsar after a year 04-09-2013 11:41 AM

    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...
  • NGO puts up Navjot Singh Sidhu 'missing' posters in Amritsar 27-08-2013 08:47 AM

    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 29-06-2013 03:39 PM

    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...
  • Difficult to make people laugh, says comedian Kapil Sharma 22-06-2013 11:12 AM

    Mumbai: Popular stand-up comedian and winner of reality shows, Kapil Sharma, feels that comedy is serious business and it is not easy to make people laugh. The 32-year-old is best known for his straight-faced but hard-hitting comic acts. "Its difficult to make people laugh... It is not at all an...
  • 'Ghanchakkar' star Vidya Balan wows Navjot Singh Sidhu 21-06-2013 10:30 AM

    Mumbai: Cricketer-turned-politician-turned-commentator 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...
  • Amitabh: Wish I could use some of Sidhu's quotes in 'KBC' 19-04-2013 05:29 PM

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who unveiled former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu's website, sherryontop.com, minces no words in praising the quick-witted '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...
  • Nothing is over for Sehwag, says Sidhu 18-04-2013 11:56 PM

    Mumbai: England great Geoffrey Boycott might have written him off, but the out-of-form 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...
  • Sidhu is good man but in wrong party: Former Punjab CM 13-04-2013 10:10 PM

    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...
  • BJP chief Rajnath Singh speaks to Navjot Singh Sidhu 12-04-2013 10:54 AM

    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 12-04-2013 09:13 AM

    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 11-04-2013 03:30 PM

    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 11-04-2013 08:32 AM

    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...
  • Keshubhai seeks EC action against Sidhu 01-12-2012 10:29 PM

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  • Bigg Boss: Vishal Karwal takes a dig at Rajeev Paul 10-11-2012 03:30 PM

    Mumbai: TV actor Vishal Karwal, who rose to fame after participating in adventure-based reality show 'Roadies', is all set to enter the Bigg Boss house as the second wild card entry of the season. The 28-year-old Karwal has also participated in dating reality show 'Splitsvilla' and he says he is...