In the News today – 22 March 2020

Headlines

  • Delhi Court dismisses Nirbhaya convicts plea to stay the execution of death warrant. No stay on execution. The convicts are scheduled to be hanged on March 3 at 6 am : Bar & Bench
  • Article 370: No need for reference to larger Bench : Supreme Court – Bar & Bench
  • We are working 24/7 to make sure relief efforts reach all in need. If u know of anyone who is in need, use Delhi Relief to reach us. Pl do mention exact address/contact details so that we can reach him. We will ensure a quick response from our agencies : Arvind Kejriwal

  • The PMO today is dominated by officials who have an anti Hindutva mindset. Some in PMO are in touch with Sharad Pawar and his daughter. The targeting of officials who are patriotic and want to prosecute the corrupt, has begun. We must learn a lesson from Delhi Anti CAA uprising : Subramanian Swamy

  • Working on the issue of Indians in Iran anxious to return due to COVID19. Have seen many tweets in this regard. We are collaborating with the Iranian authorities to set up a screening process for return of Indians : Dr S. Jaishankar

  • Leaders pay tribute to freedom fighter, poet, writer, thinker & first woman governor of India Sarojini Naidu ji on her death anniversary

 

 

National

Congress party protest outside the parliament demanding Home Minister’s resignation

 

 

‘we have passed Lokayukta Bill covering all levels up to CM’

@capt_amarinder – Punjab CM :

  • One of my commitment to Punjab was to take the necessary steps to weed out Corruption & increase transparency in government functioning.
  • In our Cabinet meeting today, we have passed Lokayukta Bill covering all levels up to CM.
  • I shall continue my efforts of transforming Punjab.

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Pic Courtesy : @capt_amarinder

 

 

Tamil Nadu

At Room 46…

@PWilsonDMK – Sr Advocate, DMK MP Rajya Sabha:

  • Today the DMK Parliamentary party has started functioning from its office at Room 46 inside the Parliament House.
  • All the elected representatives can be contacted at 011-23035161 and 011-23035162
Pic Courtesy : @PWilsonDMK

 

Goddess on Swarna Surya Prabha Vahanam

@KanchiMatham :
  • Day – 5 of Brahmotsavam to Sri Kamakshi Ambal at Kanchipuram – Goddess on Swarna Surya Prabha Vahanam

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Pic Courtesy : @KanchiMatham

 

Sri Sri at Sunrise

When you can feel I am not the Doer, when this confidence, this faith dawns on you, that is Nectar:
@SriSri

 

 

Pic credit:@SriSri