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Revamp state unit; suitably accommodate Sidhu: Congress panel on Punjab infighting submits report to Sonia Gandhi | India News – Times of India
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Revamp state unit; suitably accommodate Sidhu: Congress panel on Punjab infighting submits report to Sonia Gandhi | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: A three-member AICC panel set up to end factionalism in the Punjab Congress submitted its report to party chief Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, suggesting a revamp of the state unit to accommodate all sections. The panel chaired by leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge and comprising AICC general secretary in-charge of Punjab affairs Harish Rawat and former MP JP Aggarwal has suggested that all castes, regions and religions be accommodated in the revamped party unit. Rawat said the report has been submitted to the Congress president, who would take a final call on the suggestions made. He did not divulge further details. Though no major changes have been recommended at the top level in Punjab, sources said the panel has said that Navjot Singh Sidhu be "suitably acc...
‘Sidhu missing’ posters surface in Amritsar; promise Rs 50k reward to trace him | India News – Times of India
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‘Sidhu missing’ posters surface in Amritsar; promise Rs 50k reward to trace him | India News – Times of India

AMRITSAR: Street walls of the Amritsar East assembly constituency here on Wednesday appeared plastered overnight with a large number of posters, proclaiming that area MLA Navjot Sidhu has gone “missing”. The posters also announced a reward of Rs 50,000 to anyone who traces the legislator and brings him back to the constituency. The posters were pasted by an NGO, 'Dhan Dhan Baba Deep Singh Ji' stating, “Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu is missing”. NGO representative Anil Kumar Vishist Bunty alleged that Sidhu had been inaccessible to the residents of the Amritsar East assembly constituency. He also alleged a lack of development of the area and claimed that heaps of garbage and stranded water on the roads could be seen anywhere in this assembly segment. Even his wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu was...
Amid Sidhu’s attacks on Capt, PCC chief says party brass must step in | India News – Times of India
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Amid Sidhu’s attacks on Capt, PCC chief says party brass must step in | India News – Times of India

Punjab Congress is convulsed by allegations levelled by Navjot SidhuNEW DELHI: Amid mounting public squabbling in Punjab Congress, with Navjot Sidhu and others accusing chief minister Amarinder Singh of protecting the Akali Dal first family, state unit president Sunil Jakhar has urged the high command to intervene and sort out of problems in the state that goes to polls early next year. Jakhar told TOI he was confident that Punjab will be the crucible of Congress’s comeback in politics but “the party leadership will have to focus on the happenings in the state and it should take charge”. He stressed resolving the turbulence around allegations levelled by Navjyot Sidhu and others about the administration going soft on the Akalis require the leadership's intervention as the high profile f...
Deep Sidhu blamed for violence at Red Fort: All you want to know about this Punjabi actor | India News – Times of India
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Deep Sidhu blamed for violence at Red Fort: All you want to know about this Punjabi actor | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Farmer leaders have alleged that Punjabi singer and actor Deep Sidhu instigated protesters and led them to the iconic Red Fort and hoisted flags in the 17th-century monument. Famous for his role as a gangster in the Punjabi film ‘Jora Das Numberia’ in 2018, the 36-year-old was one of the first celebrities to support farmers when they took to the roads against the three laws. Sidhu, who claims to be a supporter of strengthening the federal structure to give more rights to states, has long been openly quoting Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. Last month, the NIA registered a case against Sikhs for Justice and had also issued notices to Sidhu and his brother Mandeep Singh. Considered close to Sikh ideologue Ajmer Singh, Sidhu practised as a lawyer before joining the show business in 2...