Pargat Singh

BJP takes dig at Navjot Kaur Sidhu for joining Congress Party

BJP takes dig at Navjot Kaur Sidhu for joining Congress Party

Navjot Kaur Sidhu, who had contested last Punjab assembly polls on BJP ticket, has joined Congress along with former hockey captain Pargat Singh.

Nov 29, 2016, 19:59 PM IST
Punjab Assembly elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at husband's entry too

Punjab Assembly elections: Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife joins Congress, hints at husband's entry too

Cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur Sidhu and former hockey Olympian Pargat Singh on Monday joined the Congress.

Nov 28, 2016, 18:38 PM IST
Punjab Assembly elections: Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur, hockey Olympian Pargat Singh to join Congress on Nov 28

Punjab Assembly elections: Sidhu's wife Navjot Kaur, hockey Olympian Pargat Singh to join Congress on Nov 28

Navjot Kaur Sidhu, the wife of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu, and former hockey Olympian Pargat Singh will join the Congress on November 28, Congress Punjab unit chief Captain Amarinder Singh said on Wednesday.

Nov 23, 2016, 23:06 PM IST

Pargat Singh resigns from SAD

Former hockey captain-turned- politician Pargat Singh on Monday resigned from Shiromani Akali Dal, accusing party chief Sukhbir Singh Badal of "betraying" the trust of people of Punjab.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:44 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' today

Navjot Singh Sidhu to formally launch new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' today

Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu had on September 02 floated a new political front 'Awaaz-e-Punjab' online.

Sep 08, 2016, 08:32 AM IST
‪‪Navjot Singh Sidhu fails to cut deal with AAP, launches new political party 'Awaaz-e-Punjab'

‪‪Navjot Singh Sidhu fails to cut deal with AAP, launches new political party 'Awaaz-e-Punjab'

Former BJP parliamentarian Navjot Singh Sidhu has formed the party with former hockey captain Pargat Singh and Bains brothers.

Sep 02, 2016, 15:30 PM IST
Suspended by SAD, former India hockey captain Pargat Singh may soon join AAP

Suspended by SAD, former India hockey captain Pargat Singh may soon join AAP

Former Indian hockey captain and Jalandhar Cantonment MLA Pargat Singh, who has been suspended by the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), is reportedly mulling to join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ahead of the Punjab Assembly Elections 2017.

Jul 20, 2016, 09:10 AM IST
Former India hockey captain Pargat Singh physically assaulted

Former India hockey captain Pargat Singh physically assaulted

When he asked a drunk man to give him way by moving vehicle which was parked on road, Singh was not only abused but also physically assaulted by the same man.

Apr 07, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
Balbir Singh Sr, Pargat Singh congratulate women hockey team

Balbir Singh Sr, Pargat Singh congratulate women hockey team

Indian hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr and another former captain Pargat Singh on Saturday congratulated women's team, who will return to the Olympics after a long gap of 36 years, during next year's Rio Games.

Aug 29, 2015, 20:51 PM IST
World Kabaddi League to host premiere of Akshay Kumar's 'Entertainment' in London

World Kabaddi League to host premiere of Akshay Kumar's 'Entertainment' in London

Wave World Kabaddi League will host the premiere of Tips Entertainment upcoming, Akshay Kumar starrer, Entertainment in London on August 8.

Nov 04, 2014, 18:18 PM IST
WKL to continue remaining league in India, final in Pakistan

WKL to continue remaining league in India, final in Pakistan

 The World Kabaddi League, India's first international Kabaddi tournament, on Wednesday decided to continue to hold the remaining matches in India only, with the final slated to be held in Pakistan.

Oct 08, 2014, 11:12 AM IST
World Kabaddi League gets support from Sports Ministry

World Kabaddi League gets support from Sports Ministry

The Wave World Kabaddi League (WKL) got a huge boost on Wednesday with the Sports Ministry extending its formal support to the event, the first international tournament promoting the ancient sport.

Sep 03, 2014, 18:05 PM IST

Lahore as a venue for WKL final is stil not finalized: Pargat

The commissioner of the World Kabaddi League (WKL) Pargat Singh on Saturday said that the organizers still haven`t locked Lahore as the possible venue for the summit clash.

Aug 23, 2014, 22:11 PM IST

We had 16 buyers for 8 kabaddi teams: World Kabaddi League Commissioner Pargat Singh

Kabaddi may not compare to cricket in the glamour quotient but when it came to finding buyers for the eight franchises of the recently-launched World Kabaddi League, the organisers had 16 bidders to choose from, says the event`s commissioner and former hockey player Pargat Singh.

Aug 11, 2014, 14:42 PM IST

World Kabaddi League kicks off with a glittering ceremony

A Bollywood song and dance routine to kick off the proceedings, a live DJ to entertain the steady trickle of expats filled with nostalgia and some old-fashioned beat of the dhol reverberated at the famous O2 arena as the Wave World Kabaddi League kicked off here Saturday.

Aug 09, 2014, 22:11 PM IST

Kabaddi goes international with World Kabaddi League

It`s quintessentially Indian but Kabaddi is all set to make waves across three continents with the first-of-its-kind World Kabaddi League kickstarting here tomorrow as Bollywood stars Akshay Kumar and Sonakshi Sinha will add a dash of glamour to the ambitious event.

Aug 08, 2014, 13:08 PM IST

Semifinal finish in WC will be big for Indian hockey: Pargat

Fully aware about the Herculan task that awaits the Indian men`s hockey team in the upcoming World Cup, former captain Pargat Singh today said a semifinal finish in the mega-event would be a big achievement for the past masters of the game.

May 29, 2014, 19:41 PM IST

World Kabaddi League launched

The World Kabaddi League, aimed at raising the profile of the sport, was launched here today in the presence of Deputy Punjab Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal and former India hockey captain Pargat Singh.

May 06, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

Nobbs should perform or shown the door: Pargat

Pargat Singh played a key role in Michael Nobbs` appointment as India`s chief hockey coach but he now says it is high time the Australian is given the "marching orders".

Jul 04, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

HIL will help in reviving Indian hockey, feel former players

Former hockey players feel that the much-awaited Hockey India League will help in reviving the dwindling fortunes of the game in the country.

Jan 14, 2013, 17:53 PM IST