India News – 2 March 2020

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This Sunday, thinking of giving up my social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram & YouTube. Will keep you all posted: PM @narendramodi

Nirbhaya rapists will will not be hanged tomorrow. Additional Sessions Court defers execution of warrant against convicts till further orders: @Bar&Bench

Ankit Sharma an IB officer was brutally murdered in the riots. The country is proud of him. The Delhi government has decided that his family will be given an honorarium of 1 crore and will give job to one person of his family. May his soul rest in peace: Arvind Kejriwal

Article 370: No need for reference to larger Bench : Supreme Court – Bar & Bench

Congress party protests outside the parliament demanding Home Minister’s resignation for failing to maintain law & order in Delhi

We are working 24/7 to make sure relief efforts reach all in need. If u know of anyone who is in need, use #DelhiRelief 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

Arunachal Pradesh Assembly goes paperless from today

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


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Rahul Gandhi and Congress MPs protest outside the parliament demanding Home Minister’s resignation for failing to maintain law & order in Delhi


There were riots in Delhi for three days, there is no statement from any Union Minister, nor did anyone visit the affected places: Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha @ghulamnazad


To those of you want to contribute monetarily for Delhi relief work

  • Those of you want to contribute monetarily for the relief work, here are the details of LG/CM relief fund account where you can RTGS the amount.
  • Acc: 91042150000237
  • Bank: Syndicate Bank
  • Branch- Delhi Sec.
  • IFSC: SYNB0009104
  • Cheque/DD should be in the name of “LG/CM Relief Fund”

‘Interacted with locals to review efforts to restore normalcy’

@LtGovDelhi:

  • Visited Shiv Vihar, Karwal Nagar, Brijpuri, Chand Bagh & interacted with locals to review efforts to restore normalcy.
  • Directed Delhi Police to continue deployment in the area, take effective measures to counter rumour mongers.
  • Delhi Police to work closely with aman committees to build bridges between communities.
  • Also directed DelhiPolice & @EDMC10946637 & all other agencies to work together, restore damaged infrastructure & improve civic amenities to instil confidence in the residents.
  • I urge all not to be swayed by rumours.
  • Any news, image or video which has potential to spead hatred between communities should be reported to Delhi Police.
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Pic Credit : @LtGovDelhi:

‘Weighs a whopping 4,20,300 kilograms!!’

@ISRO:

  • Did you know?
  • GSLV-F10 is as tall as a 16 storey building.
  • And weighs a whopping 4,20,300 kilograms!!
  • It will launch GISAT-1 at 1743 hrs IST on March 05.
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Pic Credit: @ISRO

‘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.
Pic Courtesy : @capt_amarinder


‘Congress MP Ramya Haridas was physically assaulted inside parliament’

Congress, @INCIndia:

  • It is a matter of shame that Congress MP Ramya Haridas was physically assaulted inside the parliament by BJP MP Jaskaur Meena.
  • Sansad se sadak tak, BJP se Beti Bachao.
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‘I was urged by many Gujaratis to try and free from Government control the Ambaji Temple’

Subramanian Swamy, @Swamy39 – MP, Former Union Cabinet Minister:

  • My recent tours of Gujarat for public meetings, I was urged by many Gujaratis to try and free from Government control the Ambaji Temple near Karnavati,
  • as I did with Nataraj Temple in TN and recently moved in Uttarakhand.
  • After reading the facts I think it is a fit case to take up

Laid the foundation stone of the world’s tallest temple in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. Hon CM Vijay Rupani was also present along with many saints: Sri Sri Ravishankar

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Pic Credit: @SriSri

First day of this Budget Session with Kanimozhi, Dayanidhi Maran, DM Kathir Anand, Dr Kalanidhi V: @ThamizhachiTh – South Chennai MP

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Pic Credit : @ThamizhachiTh

‘Another modern landmark’

KTR, @KTRTRS – Minister for Municipal Admin. & Urban Dev., Telengana:

  • Inspected the ongoing work of Durgam Cheruvu cable stayed bridge being done as part of SRDP.
  • Asked the engineers & the agency LnT to expedite the work.
  • Once completed, this bridge will be another modern landmark for the beautiful city of Hyderabad
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Pic Credit: @KTRTRS

‘This is the real empowerment that we strive for’

Akhilesh Yadav, @yadavakhilesh – Former Chief Minister of UP:

  • We wish the best to all those students who received well deserved laptops during our term which enabled them to achieve their desired horizons and now have the courage to dream bigger and bigger.
  • This is the real empowerment that we strive for.
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‘The State animal of Assam’

@PIBJaipur:

  • One-horned Rhino is the state animal of #Assam.
  • One-horned Rhino or Indian one-horned Rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis) is a vulnerable species.
  • The largest population of one-horned Rhino is found in Assam state of India.
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Pic Credit: @PIBJaipur


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