Today’s 1 Page News – 20 January 2020

Headlines

  • JP Nadda declared elected unopposed as BJP President

  • After the completion of three planned orbit manoeuvres, #GSAT30 nears its orbital home with its solar arrays and antennas deployed: ISRO 

  • Printing process for Union General Budget 2020-21 commences with Halwa Ceremony at North Block today

  • Supreme Court declines to grant immediate stay on the implementation of the electoral Bonds scheme ahead of Delhi Assembly elections. The matter will be heard in two weeks : Bar & Bench

  • Kerala cabinet decides to inform Census Registrar General that NPR cannot be implemented in the state : Kerala Finance Minister

  • Veteran Congress leader and father of RS Surjewala, Shamsher Singh Surjewala passes away

  • PM Modi interacts with students, parents and teachers in ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ Townhall at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi

National

JP Nadda takes charge as National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party at party Head Quarters in New Delhi

JP Nadda’s election as the new BJP President was formally announced at the party HQ today

The party’s National Election Officer, Mr Radha Mohan Singh, declared Mr JP Nadda elected unopposed as the National President of the party for the period 2019-22.

If we walk out of our comfort zone and go into challenge mode, only then we understand whether we can do things or not : PM Modi at the ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha’ Townhall with students

Halwa Ceremony at the North Block

  • The Union Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman resided over Halwa Ceremony today at North Block to mark the beginning of printing of Budget 2020 documents.
  • MoS Anurag Thakur was also present besides senior FinMinIndia officials.
Pic Courtesy : @FinMinIndia

AAP National Convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addressing the massive crowd during the road show

 

Kerala cabinet decides to inform Census Registrar General that NPR cannot be implemented in the state

@drthomasisaac – Finance Minister of Kerala :
  • Kerala cabinet decides to inform Census Registrar General that NPR cannot be implemented in the state. State would provide all cooperation in the conduct of Census operations. Any attempt to enforce NPR will only jeopardise the 2021 Census.

Cabinet Committee on Appointment clears several appointments

Sports

‘Look how legendary Indian Boxer Mary Kom motivated the young players in the bus’