India Assumes G20 Presidency; Focus on Forging Unity To Tackle Global Challenges

India Assumes G20 Presidency; Focus on Forging Unity To Tackle Global Challenges

On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi officially took the G20 presidency. As India will be hosting the next summit, the country will be preparing for its year-long G20 presidency that will be 'inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented'. PM Modi's said that India would encourage an honest conversation on lowering risks posed by weapons of mass destruction (WMDs) and enhancing global security. With the theme of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam, India will focus on forging unity to tackle global challenges, including economic slowdown, terrorism, climate crisis, and indebtedness of countries amid the Russia-Ukraine conflict. India's G20 initiatives also include a dedicated focus on startups and bridging the digital divide. The government will host as many as 200 meetings, with the first being held in Udaipur later this week. The G20 summit will be organised in New Delhi on September 2023. Starting today, 100 monuments across India will be lit up, highlighting the G20 logo for a week. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the logo last month, which features a lotus flower and a globe highlighting the theme 'One Earth, One Family, One Future'. The Group of 20 countries, or G20, is an intergovernmental forum of the world's major developed and developing countries. https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1598162324342583296 https://twitter.com/rashtrapatibhvn/status/1598177454438248449

After Prannoy Roy And Radhika Roy Quit, Senior Executive Editor At NDTV India, Ravish Kumar, Puts His Paper Down

After Prannoy Roy and Radhika Roy quit as directors of RRPR Holding Private Limited, Senior Executive Editor Ravish Kumar also resigned from New Delhi Television Network (NDTV) India on Wednesday with immediate effect. The channel, in an internal mail, said that the resignation comes into effect immediately: "Few journalists have impacted people as much as Ravish did. This reflects in the immense feedback about him — in the crowds he draws everywhere; in the prestigious awards and recognition he has received within India and internationally. Ravish has been an integral part of NDTV for decades, his contribution has been immense, and we know he will be successful as he embarks on a new beginning," read the mail. Recently, the Adani group began the process of acquiring an additional 26% stake in the company by launching an open offer that ends on December 5. Ravish Kumar has been a part of NDTV India since 1996 and has anchored several news-based shows, including Ravish Ki Report, Des Ki Baat, Hum Log and Prime Time. Journalist Ravish Kumar has been conferred twice with the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award, besides the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2019.  https://twitter.com/RVCJ_FB/status/1597980108077158400 https://twitter.com/ravishndtv/status/1598158385127780353

Gujarat: State Finance Minister Calls Assembly Polls 'Semi-Finals' For 2024 Lok Sabha Elections

The Gujarat Finance Minister Kanubhai Desai, in a conversation with ANI, termed the Gujarat Assembly Polls 2022 as the 'semi-finals' for Lok Sabha Elections 2024. Mr Desai said: "After the country accepted Gujarat's model of development in the year 2014, these 2022 Assembly Elections are the semi-finals for the 2024 Elections," He claimed that everyone in Gujarat has decided to vote for the ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) and bring it to power once again. "The craze with which they are voting, the margin of victory will rise," added the State Finance Minister. The first phase of the polls has begun, where a total of 2,39,76,670 will cast their votes today and decide the fate of 788 candidates. The counting of votes will be done on December 8. 

'Modi se Pehle ED Aata Hai' TRS Leader K Kavitha Takes a Dig At Bhartiya Janata Party

In a recent development, the Enforcement Directorate has named K Kavitha, daughter of Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao, in the Delhi Liquor Policy scam. The central probe agency has claimed that K Kavitha was a key member of the South Group, which paid at least 100 crores to leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) via another arrested man Vijay Nair. The ED added that all the information was given by an arrested Gurugram businessman Amit Arora. Telangana legislator K Kavitha took a dig at the Bhartiya Janata Party today and said: "Bachcha bachcha jaanta hai, Modi se pehle ED aatha hai (every child knows, ED arrives before Modi)," while challenging the PM to put her in jail if he wants to. The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) leader also added that in any state where elections are to happen, the ED arrives before the PM. "You cannot win elections using your central agencies," said KCR's daughter, adding that it is 'low-level politics'. Without going into the specifics of the allegations pinned against her, the TRS MLC said that she welcomes the central agencies and will cooperate with them.  https://youtu.be/XIihKG7OHno

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