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’

 

Today’s 1 Page News – 19 January 2020

AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal launches Kejriwal ka Guarantee Card

‘A symbol of the growing frustration of the BJP’

Akhilesh Yadav, @yadavakhilesh – Former Chief Minister of UP:
  • Taking away food, water and blankets of those opposing CAA by the BJP government’s police in Lucknow is a gross violation of the constitutional right to peaceful protest.
  • It is a symbol of the growing frustration of the BJP that is becoming increasingly unpopular.

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Pic Credit: @yadavakhilesh

 

‘Census Yes – NPR No’

Sitaram Yechury, @SitaramYechury – CPIM General Secretary:
  • CENSUS YES – NPR NO.
  • NPR –“We Shall Not Answer” (Jawaab Nahi Denge)
  • For the NRC the answer will be “Hum Kaghaz Nahi Dhikayenge” (We shall not show Papers).
  • The house to house campaign on NPR-NRC linkage will culminate on March 23 marking the martyrdom of our immortal martyrs – Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev and to join the efforts to realize Bhagat Singh’s vision of an exploitation-free, inclusive new India.

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‘The largest mass participation sporting event’

Kiren Rijiju, @KirenRijiju –  Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports:
  • It was a great Fit India Movement at the world renowned largest marathon in Asia as well as the largest mass participation sporting event on the continent.
  • I’m happy to flag off the Tata Mumbai Marathon along with the hon’ble Governor and CM of Maharashtra Uddhav Thackeray ji.
  • The spirit and enthusiasm of the runners were so palpable!
  • We must develop a robust sports culture in India through such great events like #mumbaimarathon2020 which is a wonderful #FitIndiaMovement for the people!
Pic Credit: @KirenRijiju

 

 

 

‘See how Kerala is different!’

Thomas Isaac, @drthomasisaac – Finance Minister of Kerala:
  • See how Kerala is different!
  • Sharath & Anju were married on the premises of local mosque in Alleppey district.
  • Anju`s father had passed away recently. Mother approached the Jamath Committee for support. It was officiated by a Hindu priest.
  • And then everyone enjoyed a grand feast.

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Pic Credit: @drthomasisaac

 

 

 

Maharashtra has extended the lead. This is the medal Tally of Khelo India Youth Games 2020 at Guwahati on Day 10: Kiren Rijiju – Union Minister for Sports

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