Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu today surrendered in a court in Punjab's Patiala, a day after the Supreme Court sentenced him to one year in jail in a road-rage incident in which a man was killed 34 years ago. He had earlier requested a few more weeks to surrender on health grounds.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu today requested a few more weeks to surrender on health grounds, a day after the Supreme Court sentenced him to one year in jail in a road-rage incident in which a man was killed 34 years ago.
Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu was today sentenced by the Supreme Court to one year in jail in a 34-year-old road rage case. The cricketer-turned-politician must surrender and serve a year's igorous imprisonment, the court said. Will submit to the majesty of law..., tweeted the former Punjab Congress chief, 58, who had participated in a protest on fuel prices this morning.
Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann came under attack from opposition parties on Monday for his visit to Delhi to study the capital's schools and hospitals, with both the Congress and the Akali Dal slamming the visit as political drama and a photo op. Congress leaders Navjot Singh Sidhu, Amarinder Singh Raja and the Akali Dal's Daljit Singh Cheema posted scathing messages on Twitter.
Congress president Sonia Gandhi today sacked the party's chiefs in the five states where it suffered massive defeats last week. Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab Congress chief, is among them.