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  1. Dope test for police job catches 120 in PunjabRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Aspirants found using these substances were asked to give another sample and if the result remains unchanged, they would be barred from taking part in the recruitment process Such candidates will also be sent to local civil hospital or Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, Faridkot, and will be advised to undergo a complete course of detoxication Bathinda/Amritsar/Jalandhar/Ludhiana: Almost a month after overdose of performance enhancing drugs killed four youths appearing for the Haryana police's recruitment drive, neighbouring Punjab for the first time introduced dope test for candidates aspiring to join the police force and detected 120 such cases across the state.

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  2. Punjab starts 'dope testing' on police recruitment aspirantsRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Chandigarh, July 27 : Initiating the largest-ever exercise of its kind in the country, the Punjab government on Wednesday started dope testing of over seven lakh candidates who have applied for posts of constables in the Punjab Police. The dope testing procedure was started at the police recruitment being done in Amritsar and Jalandhar.

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  3. Navjot Singh Sidhu still very much in BJP: Rajya Sabha MP MalikRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Notwithstanding Navjot Singh Sidhu's criticism of the BJP leadership, a party MP from Punjab on Wednesday said he is still "very much in BJP". NEW DELHI: Notwithstanding Navjot Singh Sidhu's criticism of the BJP leadership, a party MP from Punjab on Wednesday said he is still "very much in BJP".

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  4. Bihar loses Rs 100cr DataWind-fallRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Patna, July 26: Bihar has lost out on a Rs 100-crore investment proposal, and government officials were not even aware. DataWind, a multinational manufacturer of low-cost wireless devices such as tablets, has set up its second manufacturing unit in India in Hyderabad after Bihar gave "no concrete response" to the company's proposal for two years, a senior company official told The Telegraph today over email.

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  5. Sidhu's yellow turban gives away AAP linkRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times of India

    The AAP has chosen yellow for their turban in a state that identifies blue for the party workers and ministers of Shiromani Akali Dal . Chandigarh: What is with the pale yellow turban of a man known to be sporting bright reds and greens ? As much as it left Congress in Punjab guesssing, Aam Aadmi Party supporters turned a jubilant lot when they first spotted ace cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu sporting a turban in yellow at the press conference in Delhi.

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  6. BJP did 'use and throw' policy with Sidhu: JDRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 26 : With Navjot Singh Sidhu claiming that he quit the Rajya Sabha because he was asked to stay away from Punjab, the Janata Dal on Tuesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party did a use and throw policy with the cricketer-turned-politician. "Navjot Singh Sidhu is the star campaigner of the Bharatiya Janata Party for the last ten years.

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  7. Navjot Singh Sidhu: I was drowned in the Narendra Modi waveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    New Delhi: Breaking his silence, Navjot Singh Sidhu yesterday said he quit the Rajya Sabha as BJP had asked him to stay away from Punjab. The cricketer-turned-politician parried queries on whether he would join Aam Aadmi Party, saying he will be standing wherever the interests of Punjab are served.

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  8. Delhi CM Kejriwal hits out at BJP over Sidhu's remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | DNA India

    Hitting out at the BJP over Navjot Singh Sidhu's accusation that he was asked to stay away from Punjab, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the cricketer-turned-politician would have spoken against drug menace if he went to the state, wondering who was the party to trying to protect. Sidhu wud hv spoken against drugs, if he went to Punjab.

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  9. Resigned from Rajya Sabha as was told to stay away from Punjab: SidhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 25 : Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu has finally broken his silence and said he had quit the Rajya Sabha membership as he was asked to stay away from Punjab by his party. Addressing a press conference, Sidhu said: I resigned from the Rajya Sabha as I was told to stay away from Punjab.

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  10. Kejriwal Assails BJP Over Sidhu's RemarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Outlook

    Hitting out at the BJP over Navjot Singh Sidhu's accusation that he was asked to stay away from Punjab, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the cricketer-turned-politician would have spoken against drug menace if he went to the state, wondering who was party to trying to protect. "Sidhu wud hv spoken against drugs, if he went to Punjab.

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  11. Sidhu hits out at BJP but keeps everyone guessing on next moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Times of Oman

    New Delhi: A week after he quit Rajya Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday broke his silence and targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party for asking him to stay away from Punjab to serve "personal interests" but continued to keep everyone guessing on his next move, including whether he will join Aam Aadmi Party . In a brief interaction with the media, he asserted that he will choose to serve Punjab "hundred times" above any party or family.

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  12. Watch video: Modi ki leher ne Sidhu ko doobo diya, says Navjot Singh SidhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Breaking his silence, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked BJP saying when Narendra Modi's wave was sweeping the nation, it swept him off too. #WATCH : 'Jab Modi lehar aayi toh virodhi toh doobe hi, Sidhu ko bhi dubo diya' says Navjot Singh Sidhu https://t.co/GdnoITA46I "Navjot Singh Sidhu had won four elections but when there was a wave in favour of Modi sahab, then Sidhu was drowned along with rivals.

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  13. Congress targets Badal, says Sidhu's explanation on RS exit 'half truth'Read the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 25 : The Congress on Monday said cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's explanation on his resignation as a BJP parliamentarian was 'half truth', adding Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal does not want him to participate actively in state politics. Congress leader Ambika Soni said it is hard to digest that why will the BJP not support a leader which has done well for the party from Punjab.

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  14. Residents of Punjab can now pay their Electricity bill - On the Go' with Vodafone M-PesaRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    Amritsar, July 25 : Vodafone M-Pesa, a unique and innovative Digital Wallet service from Vodafone that offers Money Transfer, Bill & Utility Pay, Merchant Payments and Business Solutions, has partnered with Punjab State Power Corporation Limited , offering millions of people in Punjab a simple, easy-to-use option to pay their electricity bills instantly. Vodafone M-Pesa offers customers a cashless, secure platform for electricity bill payments with the largest network of agents to enable digitization of money for Cash holding population.

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  15. Navjot Singh Sidhu mocks Modi wave, mum on his joining AAPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | India.com

    New Delhi, July 25: A week after shocking the BJP leaders with his sudden resignation from the Rajya Sabha, Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday attacked the BJP leadership for not giving him his due. But the cricketer-turned-politician refused to disclose if he was joining hands with Aam Aadmi Party or will be their chief ministerial candidate for the 2017 Punjab assembly polls.

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  16. Sidhu takes on BJP but mum on joining AAPRead the original story

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 25 : Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday said he gave up his Rajya Sabha seat as he was repeatedly asked to stay away from Punjab which he was not prepared to do. Addressing a crowded press conference here, Sidhu, however, declined to spell out his political future and ducked questions on whether he planned to join the Aam Aadmi Party .

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  17. 'Quit Rajya Sabha because I was told to stay away from Punjab'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Rediff.com

    In his first interaction with the media after announcing his resignation from the Upper House last week, the former cricketer reiterated his love for his state, saying he would choose it over any party or family. reaking his silence, Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he quit Rajya Sabha as Bharatiya Janata Party had asked him to stay away from Punjab and asserted that he will choose the state "hundred times" above any party or family, but kept everyone guessing on his future course of action.

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  18. I was asked to stay away from Punjab, claims Navjot Singh SidhuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | India.com

    New Delhi, Jul 25 : Breaking his silence, Navjot Singh Sidhu today said he quit Rajya Sabha as BJP had asked him to stay away from Punjab and asserted that he will choose the state "hundred times" above any party or family, but kept everyone guessing on his future course of action. The cricketer-turned-politician, who made clear his displeasure with BJP, parried queries on whether he would join Aam Aadmi Party, saying he will be standing wherever the interests of Punjab are served.

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  19. Sidhu would have spoken against drugs in Punjab: Kejriwal on Sidhu's BJP exitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, July 25 : Keeping rumours alive of former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu joining the Aam Aadmi Party, Delhi Chief Minister and AAP supremo Arvind Kejriwal on Monday came in support of the former Indian cricketer and said that he would have exposed the drug problems that Punjab is facing, a key campaign agenda for the Delhi- based party, which seeks to capture power from SAD in the upcoming elections. Sidhu wud hv spoken against drugs, if he went to Punjab.

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  20. No political party in world is greater than Punjab: Sidhu top quotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Indian Express

    Navjot Singh Sidhu during the press conference he held over speculations on his political career, outside his residence at the CWG Village in the Capital New Delhi on monday. Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal New Delhi 250716 Former Rajya Sabha MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday addressed the media from his CWG residence in New Delhi and talked about what instigated him to quit the Upper House.

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