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Prison cell in Punjab's Faridkot where Jawaharlal Nehru was briefly lodged in 1923 collapses due to heavy rains
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Prison cell in Punjab's Faridkot where Jawaharlal Nehru was briefly lodged in 1923 collapses due to heavy rains

One wall and the roof of the historical 240 square-feet jail room, in which Nehru, K Santhanam and AT Gidwani were kept on 22 September, 1923, collapsed on Wednesday following heavy rains, Faridkot Senior Superintendent of Police Rajbachan Singh Sandhu said.

Navjyot Singh Sidhu's politics is destined to end the way his cricket did —out hit wicket
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Navjyot Singh Sidhu's politics is destined to end the way his cricket did —out hit wicket

In cricket, Sidhu played against an Opposition. In politics, Sidhu has become his own Opposition. So, Sidhu bats, Sidhu bowls, Sidhu gets caught. Sidhu, incidentally, is also the pitch. One of his favourite riffs is that pitches are like wives, you never know which way they will turn. But, in Sidhu’s case, we know which way he will turn — against himself.

Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi amid tiff with Amarinder to apprise him of 'situation', hands Congress president a 'letter'
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Navjot Singh Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi amid tiff with Amarinder to apprise him of 'situation', hands Congress president a 'letter'

Punjab Cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who is currently engaged in a bitter battle with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, met Congress president Rahul Gandhi and general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi on Monday.

'Get your facts right': Navjot Singh Sidhu backtracks, says Rahul Gandhi didn't send him to Pakistan
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'Get your facts right': Navjot Singh Sidhu backtracks, says Rahul Gandhi didn't send him to Pakistan

Navjot Singh Sidhu, under Opposition fire for his bonhomie with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, on Saturday backtracked from his comment that Congress president Rahul Gandhi had sent him to the neighbouring state.

Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu sing different tunes on Kartarpur corridor: Their inability to see eye-to-eye isn't new
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Amarinder Singh, Navjot Singh Sidhu sing different tunes on Kartarpur corridor: Their inability to see eye-to-eye isn't new

While Amarinder rejected Pakistan Foreign Office's offer to attend the event and cited continued terrorist attacks in Punjab, Sidhu accepted the invite and arrived in Lahore on Tuesday.

'It was just a hug, not Rafale deal': Navjot Singh Sidhu responds to Nirmala Sitharaman's comment on his gesture
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'It was just a hug, not Rafale deal': Navjot Singh Sidhu responds to Nirmala Sitharaman's comment on his gesture

On Tuesday, Sitharaman said that Sidhu's gesture of hugging Pakistan's army chief impacted soldiers back home and asserted that the Punjab minister could have "avoided it".

Nirmala Sitharaman says Navjot Singh Sidhu could have 'avoided' hugging Pakistan's Qamar Javed Bajwa
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Nirmala Sitharaman says Navjot Singh Sidhu could have 'avoided' hugging Pakistan's Qamar Javed Bajwa

Cricketer-turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had courted controversy by hugging Pakistan's Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa during his visit to the country for the swearing-in of Imran Khan as prime minister

Sedition complaint filed against Navjot Singh Sidhu in Bihar for hugging Pakistan Army chief
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Sedition complaint filed against Navjot Singh Sidhu in Bihar for hugging Pakistan Army chief

In his complaint, the plaintiff contended that Navjot Singh Sidhu's gesture of "hugging" Pakistan army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa has hurt his feeling and that of other Indians.

Punjab cabinet approves amendments to law on 'office of profit' to accommodate more MLAs
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Punjab cabinet approves amendments to law on 'office of profit' to accommodate more MLAs

More exemptions have been approved by the Punjab cabinet to the categories of offices of profit under section 2 of the Act, apart from the ones included in the original Act.

Farmers' protest is sign of desperation against Centre, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
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Farmers' protest is sign of desperation against Centre, says Punjab CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday described the ongoing protest by farmers as a "sign of their desperation in the face of the wrongs being perpetrated on them by the central government".

Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu acquitted of culpable homicide, fined Rs 1,000 for 'causing injury'
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Former India cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu acquitted of culpable homicide, fined Rs 1,000 for 'causing injury'

Former India cricketer and Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu convicted under section 323 and acquitted under section 304 (II) in 1988 road rage case by Supreme Court

Strains in Punjab Congress? Raj Kumar Verka takes up representation of Dalits in Amarinder Singh Cabinet with Rahul Gandhi
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Strains in Punjab Congress? Raj Kumar Verka takes up representation of Dalits in Amarinder Singh Cabinet with Rahul Gandhi

Verka was not the only leader who raised the matter of Dalits being left out in the cabinet expansion.

Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar accuses BJP of tearing up communal fabric of country
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Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll: Punjab Congress chief Sunil Jakhar accuses BJP of tearing up communal fabric of country

Punjab Congress chief and Gurdaspur Lok Sabha bypoll candidate Sunil Jakhar accused the BJP of trying to "rip apart" the communal fabric of the country with its "divisive" policies.

Navjot Sidhu told to 'talk less, work more', after accusing SAD of framing law causing 'revenue leakage'
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Navjot Sidhu told to 'talk less, work more', after accusing SAD of framing law causing 'revenue leakage'

The Shiromani Akali Dal on Sunday attacked Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, saying he should "talk less and deliver more", a day after he accused the SAD-BJP regime of framing "toothless" law on outdoor advertising and causing "revenue leakage".

Punjab Congress accuses Sushma Swaraj of 'misleading' country on fate of 39 missing Indians in Iraq
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Punjab Congress accuses Sushma Swaraj of 'misleading' country on fate of 39 missing Indians in Iraq

The Punjab Congress accused the external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj of "misleading" the country on the fate of 39 Indians abducted in Iraq and asked her to provide "credible information" on the issue.

Punjab Congress dismisses SAD protests, says 'frivolous attempt to divert public attention'
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Punjab Congress dismisses SAD protests, says 'frivolous attempt to divert public attention'

The Punjab Congress on Monday dismissed the statewide protest launched by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) as a "frivolous attempt to divert public attention from the failure" of its erstwhile government in the state to protect the interests of the Sikh community.

Punjab Election 2017: Amarinder Singh confident of Congress' clean sweep
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Punjab Election 2017: Amarinder Singh confident of Congress' clean sweep

Punjab Congress chief Amarinder Singh on Saturday termed the Assembly polls as a "vote for stability versus communalism and radicalism" and exuded confidence of a clean sweep in the state, including the Malwa region, which poll pundits had been terming as an AAP stronghold.

Punjab Election 2017: Congress rallies go full swing on last day of campaigning in the state
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Punjab Election 2017: Congress rallies go full swing on last day of campaigning in the state

Rahul made five promises to the people on the concluding day of the campaigning for the Punjab assembly polls, in Lambi

Punjab election 2017: The 'silent' electorate can make things uncertain in three-cornered fight
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Punjab election 2017: The 'silent' electorate can make things uncertain in three-cornered fight

The Akali Dal, whose president and incumbent Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has been saying that the party will rule Punjab for 25 years, is facing anti-incumbency since it has been in power,

Watch: In Punjab, Rahul Gandhi names Amarinder Singh as Congress CM candidate
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Watch: In Punjab, Rahul Gandhi names Amarinder Singh as Congress CM candidate

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi made the announcement, while addressing an election rally in Majitha, Punjab along with Singh, and Navjot Singh Sidhu