India News -12 February 2020

Headlines

  • AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal chosen as the leader of the legislative party in Delhi Assembly

  • The new AAP Government led by Arvind Kejriwal will take oath on 16th February at Ramleela Maidan

  • Supreme Court Judge Justice Mohan M Shantanagoudar recuses himself from hearing Sara Abdullah Pilot’s plea challenging continued detention of former J&K CM Omar Abdullah under the PSA: @Bar&Bench

  • External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has filed a caveat in the Supreme Court to be heard if his election to Rajya Sabha from Gujarat is challenged before the SC: @Bar&Bench

National

‘This visit is a very special one..’

Narendra Modi, @narendramodi – Prime Minister:

  • Extremely delighted that the US President Donald Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump will visit India on 24th and 25th February.
  • India will accord a memorable welcome to our esteemed guests.
  • This visit is a very special one and it will go a long way in further cementing India-USA friendship.
  • India and USA share a common commitment to democracy and pluralism.
  • Our nations are cooperating extensively on a wide range of issues.
  • Robust friendship between our nations augurs well not only for our citizens but also for the entire world.

16th February …

  • Janta Ka CM Arvind Kejriwal‘s oath ceremony on 16th February at Ramleela Maidan.
  • Save the date!

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AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal chosen as the leader of the legislative party in Delhi Assembly

 

I always feel proud and blessed to have a friend, a mentor and a leader like Arvind Kejriwal: @msisodia

For many more years to come…: @AamAadmiParty

Pic Credit: @AamAadmiParty

‘Eliminating Delhi’s air pollution crisis requires bipartisanship’

Milind Deora, @milinddeora – Congress leader:
  • I hope that Aam Aadmi Party’s decisive win results in less acrimony & greater cooperation with @moefcc.
  • Eliminating Delhi’s air pollution crisis requires bipartisanship & inter-governmental coordination.
  • India’s national interest must precede partisan politics.

Puducherry Assembly passes ‘repeal CAA’ resolution

V.Narayanasamy, @VNarayanasami – Chief Minister of Puducherry:
  • One-day special Assembly session held this morning.
  • Resolution urging the Centre to repeal the Citizenship Ammendment Act – CAA is passed in Puducherry Legislative Assembly.

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Pic Credit: @VNarayanasami

Deep-rooted ties underpinned by shared heritage

Raveesh Kumar, @MEAIndia – Official Spokesperson, Ministry of External Affairs:
  • Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu welcomed Vietnamese Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh ahead of their talks.
  • Vietnam is a close strategic partner in ASEAN and plays an important role in our Act East policy.

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Pic Credit: @MEAIndia

 

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