QWrap: Jio and Modi, Sidhu’s New Party and Sandeep Kumar’s Denial

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Navjot Sidhu on Front Foot, Ditches Kejriwal to Float New Party

In what might come as a massive surprise for Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Aam Aadmi Party, Navjot Singh Sidhu and hockey player-turned-MLA Pargat Singh on Friday came together to float a party, the Awaaz-e-Punjab, along with Punjab-based independent MLAs Simarjeet Singh Bains and Balwinder Singh Bains.

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Leaked Sex CD: Sandeep Kumar Says ‘Wasn’t Me’, Police Begin Probe

A day after he was sacked by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Sandeep Kumar of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) claimed that he was being ‘targeted’ because he is a Dalit.

I am paying price of being a Dalit. I am not in that video. Like Eklavya was pulled down, when people from our community rise, some plot is hatched to destroy us. The plot was hatched ever since I installed Dr Ambedkar’s statue. Even ABP says they can’t vouch for authenticity of tape. It is a case of media trial. I am from Valmiki community, that’s why this plot.

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What the Hell, PMO? Is Jio the National Mobile Service Now?

Everything is “Jio this” and “Jio that” right now since Mukesh Ambani launched Reliance’s game-changing new service and announced that the company would provide the lowest rates for data anywhere in the world.

Does that sentence sound like a pitch for the product? One could say so. Much like one could say slapping someone’s face on an ad for Jio probably counts as an endorsement from the person — like the Prime Minister.

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