Delhi Liquor Policy Scam:** The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued a sixth summons to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, asking him to appear before them on February 19th in connection with the ongoing investigation into the Delhi liquor policy scam. This development comes amidst ongoing political tensions between the AAP and the central government.

Nationalist Congress Party

Sharad Pawar, chief of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), has advocated for Bharat Ratna recognition for Cyrus Poonawalla, the founder of the Serum Institute of India (SII). Pawar praised Poonawalla’s contribution to global vaccine production, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic.

West Bengal

West Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose visited BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar at Apollo Hospital. Majumdar sustained injuries during a scuffle with police during a party protest.

Supreme Court Verdict

The Supreme Court is set to deliver its verdict on the legality of the Electoral Bond Scheme on February 15th. This scheme, introduced by the central government, allows for anonymous funding of political parties, raising concerns about transparency and potential political influence.

Jammu & Kashmir Outreach

250 specially-abled children from Jammu & Kashmir visited Delhi and Agra under the “Watan Ko Jano” program, aimed at fostering national integration and showcasing the country’s rich heritage.

Maharashtra Politics

The Maharashtra state cabinet approved a one-day special session of the legislature on February 20th to discuss Maratha community demands, including reservation issues. This decision follows ongoing protests and demands from the community.

Rajya Sabha Nominations

Both the Congress and BJP announced their candidates for the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections from various states, including Sonia Gandhi from Rajasthan for the Congress.

Anti-Smuggling Operation

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in Mumbai seized a staggering 28 lakh peacock tail feathers that were being illegally exported to China. This highlights the ongoing challenges of wildlife smuggling and conservation efforts.

Kerala Assembly Resolution

The Kerala Assembly passed a resolution urging the central government to amend wildlife laws to address human-animal conflict. Union Minister V Muraleedharan criticized the resolution, calling it “ridiculous” and suggesting the state government focus on better implementation of existing regulations.

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