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Sidhu verdict: Got justice finally

Sidhu verdict: Got justice finally

The family of victim Gurnam Singh, who died in a 1988 road rage case involving cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Sidhu, has welcomed the Supreme Court's enhanced sentence.

The Supreme Court on Thursday sentenced Sidhu to one-year rigorous imprisonment in the road rage case. The family said that they got justice after 34 years while thanking the Almighty.

Plea against Big B, SRK for Gutka ads

Plea against Big B, SRK for Gutka ads

A plea has been filed in a Bihar court against Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan and Ajay Devgn over their association with a gutkha brand.

The petitioner has accused the trio of "promoting consumption of gutkha and tobacco". The plea filed before the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Muzaffarpur, by city-based social activist Tamanna Hashmi.

He has claimed that the actors' commercials encouraged people to consume gutkha and tobacco.

Sidhu case: Hand can be weapon by itself

Sidhu case: Hand can be weapon by itself

The hand can also be a "weapon" by itself where a boxer, wrestler, cricketer, or an extremely physically fit person inflicts a blow, the Supreme Court said on Thursday while imposing a sentence of one-year rigorous imprisonment on cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu in a 1988 road rage case.

Sidhu sentenced to 1-yr-jail: Reactions

Sidhu sentenced to 1-yr-jail: Reactions

Punjab Congress leader Rana Gurjeet Singh on Thursday expressed satisfaction with the Supreme Court imposing a one-year jail term on former state unit chief Navjot Singh Sidhu in a 1988 road rage case, joining the ranks of AAP and SAD leaders who hailed the verdict.

The Supreme Court on Thursday enhanced the sentence of Sidhu to one-year rigorous imprisonment in the incident in which a 65-year-old man had died. Singh, the Congress MLA from Kapurthala, said the apex court's order has to be respected by everyone and advised Sidhu to do self introspection while stressing that the verdict was not a setback for the Congress.