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BJP Cuts Sidhu,s Laugh For Speaking as Pak Agent

[New Delhi]BJP Cuts Sidhu,s Laugh For Hugging Pak General Bajwa
The BJP Tuesday accused Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu of demeaning India and speaking as an agent of Pakistan by attempting to “justify” hugging Pakistani Army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa and claiming that Pakistan is willing to allow Sikh pilgrims access to a gurudwara on its territory.
At a press conference, BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra also demanded a response from Congress president Rahul Gandhi over the issue, saying Sidhu has been speaking on the matter with his permission as Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has already condemned him over his conduct in Pakistan during the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan recently.
He also accused Sidhu of meeting External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj deceptively as she had given appointment to former Union minister M S Gill with whom, Patra alleged Sidhu tagged along.
The BJP spokesperson said Swaraj reprimand Sidhu in their meeting on Monday for his conduct in Pakistan.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Tuesday that Sidhu’s gesture of hugging Pakistan’s army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have “avoided it”.
Sidhu had courted controversy by hugging Bajwa during his visit to Pakistan for the swearing-in of Imran Khan as Prime Minister. He had claimed that he did so as Bajwa told him that the Pakistan government was working for opening of the Kartarpur corridor for Sikh pilgrims from Indian state of Punjab.
Sidhu Monday met Swaraj and urged her to help initiate dialogue with Pakistan on the opening up of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor.
Union minister and Akali leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal, however, claimed that Swaraj “reprimanded” Sidhu for “messing up” the issue of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor dialogue and accused him of “misusing” the political clearance granted to him in visiting Pakistan recently.

Capt Seeks EAM,s Intervention in Kartarpur Marg Episode

[Chd,Pb] Capt Seeks EAM,s Intervention in Kartarpur Marg Episode
Keeping Command in own hands Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has urged Smt Sushma Swaraj EAM to take up the matter with her counterpart for having the corridor from the International Border to Kartarpur opened for the duration of the celebrations of 550th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Nanak Dev ji
These days capt’s Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu is trying to grab credit for this religious cause
Kartarpur is located across the river Ravi at a distance of around 4 kms from the International Border near Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district.
First Guru, breathed his last in Kartarpur,
Captain Amarinder Singh further observed that in pursuance of the long-standing demand, former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh had made an announcement to this effect at Amritsar on 1st September 2004 on the occasion of the 400th Anniversary of Prakash Utsav of Guru Guru Granth Sahib ji.
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Caption Gurbani Amrit Showered In Rashtrapati Bhavan,President pays floral tributes to Guru Nanak Dev Ji

Shatrughan Bats For Sidhu

[Kolkata]Shatrughan Bats For Sidhu
Navjot singh Sidhu is Under attack for hugging Pakistan’s Army chief,
BJP leader and Loud Mouth Shatrughan Sinha said Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Narendra Modi had hugged their Pakistani counterparts during their visits to that country.
Sinha said Sidhu had already made himself clear on the issue and “I don’t think there is any scope for any controversy”.Sinha& Sidhu both have shared a Comedy Show on TV Also

Imran Extends Invitation On Phone Also Sidhu Accepts

[Chd,Pb]Imran Telephonically Also Invites Sidhu For Swearing Ceremony
Chairman of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) Mr. Imran Khan has sent invitation ffor ormer cricketer and Cabinet Minister, Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu to his swearing in ceremony.
Apart from this, Mr. Imran Khan also extended personal invitation to Mr. Sidhu on phone which was accepted in all humility by the latter.

Pb CM Hails SC for Acquitting His Tourism Minister Sidhu

[Chd,Pb]Pb CM Hails SC Sparing His Tourism Minister Sidhu
Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh today hailed the Supreme Court’s verdict which spared state Tourism Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu a jail term in a 1988 road rage case.
CM Tweeted
“I welcome SC judgement in the road rage case against @sherryontopp. His acquittal on culpable homicide charges shows justice has prevailed. I’d always maintained that there was nothing willful in his act, and the judges have also upheld the same. Law has duly taken its course,”
The Supreme Court today convicted Sidhu for voluntarily causing hurt to a 65-year-old man but spared him a jail term in the 1988 road rage case and imposed a Rs 1,000 fine on him.
A bench of justices J Chelameswar and Sanjay Kishan Kaul reversed the findings of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, which had convicted the cricketer-turned-politician for culpable homicide not amounting to murder and had sentenced him to three years in jail.
Ironically, on April 12, the Amarinder Singh-led Congress government had favoured in the top court the high court’s judgement convicting and awarding of the three-year jail term to Sidhu.
At that time, the chief minister had maintained that his government had taken the only legally tenable stand in the Supreme Court.
Meanwhile, Punjab Congress chief and Gurdaspur MP Sunil Jakhar said truth has been victorious while reacting to the Supreme Court verdict in the road rage case involving Sidhu.
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हत्या के मामले में दोषी सिद्धू और संधू दोनों बच गए

[नई दिल्ली] हत्या के मामले में दोषी सिद्धू और संधू दोनों बच गए सिद्धू को कोर्ट ने ३० साल पुराने हत्या के मामले में दोषी तो ठहराया लेकिन सजा नहीं दी |सिद्धू के सहयोगी रुपिंदर सिंह संधू को भी बरी कर दिया गया है|
उच्चतम न्यायालय ने पंजाब के पर्यटन मंत्री नवजोत सिंह सिद्धू को वर्ष 1988 के रोड रेड मामले में 65 वर्षीय एक व्यक्ति को जानबूझकर चोट पहुंचाने का आज दोषी ठहराया। हालांकि सिद्धू को न्यायालय ने इस मामले में जेल की सजा से बख्श दिया। इस रोड रेज में सीनियर सिटीजन की मृत्य हो गई थी|तभी से सिद्धू दोषी हैं
न्यायमूर्ति जे चेलामेश्वर और न्यायमूर्ति संजय किशन कौल की पीठ ने कहा कि सिद्धू भारतीय दंड संहिता की धारा 323 ( जानबूझकर चोट पहुंचाना ) के तहत दोषी हैं और उन पर 1,000 रूपये का जुर्माना लगाया जाता है।
पीठ ने कहा , ‘‘ ए 1 ( सिद्धू ) को दोषी करार दिया जाता है। उन्हें कोई सजा नहीं दी जा रही है लेकिन 1,000 रूपये का जुर्माना लगाया जाता है। ए 2 ( रूपिंदर सिंह संधू ) को बरी किया जाता है। ’’
रूपिंदर सिंह संधू सिद्धू के सहायक थे।

Capt,Batting for Sidhu,Turn Down Action In Rd Rage Case

[Chd,Pb] Capt,Batting for Sidhu,Turn Down Action In Road Rage Case
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh today scotched speculation that the Congress leader would be resigning from the state cabinet.
The Chief Minister said there was no question of asking Sidhu, the Tourism, Culture and Local Government minister, to quit.
Last week, the state government in the Supreme Court had favoured the Punjab and Haryana High Court verdict convicting and awarding a three-year jail term to Sidhu in the 1988 case. Gurnam Singh, a Patiala resident, had died after he was given fist blow by Sidhu.
Amarinder pointed out that the apex court had stayed Sidhu’s conviction in 2007 and was yet to pronounce its final verdict on his petition challenging the high court order.
The question of the minister resigning, merely because the state government had repeated its stand of 30-years in the case before the Supreme Court, did not arise,
The categorical clarification from the Chief Minister came amid reports suggesting that Sidhu had been asked to resign, and also in the wake of the demand from the opposition that he should step down.
In September 1999, a trial court had acquitted Sidhu of the murder charge. However, the High Court reversed the verdict and held him and co-accused Rupinder Singh Sandhu guilty of culpable homicide not amounting to murder in December, 2006.
The high court sentenced them to three-year imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the convicts.
Opposition mounting attack on Punjab Local Body Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu in this 30 years old case

Sidhu Raises Red Flag To Recuitment Process In Punjab

[Chd,Pb] Sidhu Raises Red Flag To Halt Recuitment Process
After Receiving Complaint about discrepancies in recruitment at Shivalik College of Nursing, Naya Nangal
Local Government Minister,Navjot Singh Sidhu immediately ordered halt to the entire recruitment process
and Chief Vigilance Officer has been directed to probe matter within 15 days
A test was conducted by Guru Nanak Dev University Amritsar regarding recruitment at Shivalik College of Nursing, Naya Nangal. The result was declared recently and the recruitment was to be based on this result.
Mr. Sidhu also disclosed that complaints were also received during the tenure of the previous government when Panjab University conducted a test regarding recruitment to government departments. He also said that taking any complaint seriously he has decided to go in for comprehensive probe into the entire matter so as to keep the faith of candidates intact in recruitment process to the government departments. He reiterated that there should be no doubt in the mind of any candidate concerning full justice being done in the case.

Sidhu & Kapil Dev Encourage a “Startup” :Pumpkart:

[Mohali,CHD] Navjot Singh Sidhu & Kapil Dev Togather Encourage Startup :Pumpkart:
Pumpkart is a one stop solution for water pumps and appliances- in the form of a van. The van would move out in the rural and urban areas with the aim to educate and aware farmers, households and other consumers to select correct products. The van was flagged off by Mr. Sidhu and the Brand Ambassador of Pumpkart & former Captain of Indian Cricket Team Mr. Kapil Dev.
Minister Sidhu said Local Government Department, Punjab, also is streamlining its working to bring it in tune with the up to date innovations in technology field and has forged partnership with Punjab Remote Sensing Centre at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana. Citing an example in this regard, the minister said that recently the department conducted the air surveillance to ascertain the actual position regarding illegal constructions and found more than 4 lakh houses whereas earlier the number was estimated to be 90000. He also said that as per the ideology of ‘Captain Sarkaar Lokan De Dwaar’ the Local Government Department is implementing the concept of e-Governance to provide every kind of service to the people at their doorstep in a hassle free manner.
On the occasion, Mr. Kapil Dev said that the generation next is more techno-savvy and can deliver the goods; what they need is constant support and encouragement regarding such start-ups. On the occasion the creator of ‘PUMPKART’ and Chairman CII Punjab Council Mr. K.S. Bhatia, Regional Head FICCI Mr. G.B. Singh, Mr. Vivek Attray and other dignitaries were also present.

Sidhu To Release Rs1,540 cr To Tranform 107 Cities

[Faridkot,Pb] Navjot Singh Sidhu To Release Rs1,540 cr To Tranform 107 Cities
The Punjab government unveiled a Rs 1,540 crore development package for 107 cities in the state, with Fardikot, Kotkapura and Jaito, all set to witness a transformation before the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said that the package was aimed at providing better sewerage, water supply and roads to the people of the state.
Sidhu said that a sum of
Rs 216.67 crore
was sanctioned for sewerage, water supply and road sectors in Fardikot in response to a demand by MLA Kushaldeep Singh Dhillon.
The sewerage works in Faridkot city, Kotkapura and Jaito would be completed before the next year’s Lok Sabha polls at a cost of Rs 93.11 crore, Rs 87.91 crore and Rs 35.65 crore, respectively,
Lashing out at the previous SAD-BJP regime, Sidhu said they had “regressed” the state during their decade-long “misrule” and had then tried to woo the people just before the 2017 Assembly polls by releasing a meager Rs seven crore and laying foundation stones for the sewerage works.
The minister challenged SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal to a debate anywhere on development-related issues concerning Punjab.
Speaking on the occasion, Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) president and MP Sunil Kumar Jakhar said that the 24 foundation stones laid by the previous SAD-BJP regime for development of sewerage projects had seen no progress.
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