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SAD Taksali Appoints Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad as General Secretary and Spokesperson

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) president and MP Ranjit Singh Brahmpura has appointed Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad as General Secretary and Spokesperson of the party.

Due To Be Releases, 8 Sikh Activists Re-Arrested From Jail Itself

It is learnt that the Amritsar police re-arrested eight Sikh activists who were due to be released from the Amritsar Central jail.

SAD (B)-BJP Reach Truce After Amit Shah-Sukhbir Badal Meet

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has reached an understanding with the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) after a meeting between BJP president Amit Shah and Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal in Delhi on Friday (Feb. 1) night.

SAD (Badal) Skips NDA Meeting; Says May Separate If RSS Interference in Sikh Affairs Not Stopped

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, boycotted a meeting of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) yesterday (Jan. 31).

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor – Indian Govt. Identifies Land Required on East Punjab Side; Issues Notification

The Indian government's ministry of road transport and highways has reportedly identified the land it requires for the East Punjab side of the Kartarpur corridor. A media report has also said that the government has also issued notification under the National Highways Act 1956.

AAP Appoints Presidents and Co-presidents in 19 Assembly Segments

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has appointed presidents and co-president in 19 assembly segments in the state. Party says that the move was aimed at strengthening and expanding the party base in Punjab.

Days After Kejriwal Announces To Go Solo; Bhagwant Mann says AAP Talking to SAD (Taksali) and BSP

Bhagwant Mann said that all possibilities of an alliance were being explored so that the alliance could put up a bold united face on the issues and concerns surrounding Punjab and the Punjabis, thereby showing these traditional political parties, knee-deep in corruption muck, were shown the doors.

Punjab Govt. to Allot 1 Lakh Residential Plots to Homeless SC Families

A state government press release issued on January 22 states that the Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has announced allotment of one lakh plots of five marlas each to the homeless SC families, with at least 10 plots in each village across the state in the first phase where land is available with the village Panchayats.

Pro-freedom Sikh Body Calls for Boycott of Indian State’s Republic Day on January 26

Giving a call for boycott of January 26 celebrations due to the negative stance of the Indian state towards Sikh aspirations and rights including right to self determination, Dal Khalsa strongly reiterates its resolve to invoke the international community, the UN forums and associate with other nationalities across the Indian subcontinent to seek and ensure enforceability of the UN recognised right.

Aam Aadmi Party To Contest All 13 Lok Sabha Seats In Punjab, says Arvind Kejriwal

Sounding a poll bugle ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Aam Aadmi (AAP) convenor and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal said that the Aam Aadmi Party would contest all 13 Lok Sabha seats in Punjab.

Political Parties Should Stop Politicising Kartarpur Corridor Issue; Process Should be Simple & Hassle Free: AAP

Kultar Singh Sandhwan accused the erstwhile SAD (Badal)-BJP and the ruling Congress Party of playing cheap politics over the issues surrounding the Panth and Punjab for cheap political ends.

Terming January 26 As A Black Republic Day, Dal Khalsa to Hold ‘Right to Self-determination March’ in Punjab Cities on 26 January

To step-up its campaign for the Right to self-determination for the people of Punjab, the Dal Khalsa will organize‘Right to Self-determination March’ at Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana and Zira on 26 January as India will celebrate its seventieth Republic Day.

Vijay Sampla Creating Hurdles for Sikhs on Kartarpur Corridor: CM Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has accused Indian Minister and former Punjab State BJP President Vijay Sampla for "trying to scuttle the dreams of the Sikh community by unnecessarily complicating the process of travel and darshan at the historic Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara".

Jaito MLA Master Baldev Singh Resigns from Aam Aadmi Party; Terms Arvind Kejriwal A Dictator

Another Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Punjab, Master Baldev Singh today resigned from the primary membership of the party, citing "autocratic functioning", "double standards" and giving up the party's basic ideology and principles.

Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad Joins SAD (Taksali); Announce To Reorganise AISSF in Educational Institutions

Former president of All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad today joined Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali), a splinter group of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). Karnail Singh Peer Mohammad was included in SAD (T) by party chief Ranjeet Singh Brahampura along with other senior leaders, including Rattan Singh Ajnala and Sewa Singh Sekhwan. 

Sukhpal Singh Khaira Led Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) Appoints Official Spokespersons

Sukhpal Singh Khaira led Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) has appointed seven official spokespersons. PEP says that the these spokespersons will be authorised to represent the party for newspaper, television and other media platforms.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira In Agreement with Badals: alleges AAP

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) continues to attack its former leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira who has now formed a separate party called Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP).

Amarinder Singh Led Punjab Government Insensitive to Traders’ Concerns: alleges Aam Aadmi Party

Trade and Industry unit wing of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday (Jan. 12) flayed Amarinder Singh led Congress government for being insensitive to the problems of a vast majority of industrialist and traders in the state.

H S Phoolka Forms Sikh Sewak Army (SSA) After Holding Ardas at Akal Takht Sahib

Lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka today launched Sikh Sewak Army (SSA). H S Phoolka visited the Darbar Sahib and Akal Takht Sahib along with supporters of Sikh Sewak Sangathan (SSS).

Sukhpal Singh Khaira Holds Closed Door Meeting with Ranjit Singh Brahampura

During his visit to Amritsar yesterday Punjab Ekta Party (PEP) leader Sukhpal Singh Khaira held a closed door meeting with Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) leader Ranjeet Singh Brahampura at later's residence in Amritsar.

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