The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce its verdict on Thursday on a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court judgement refusing to lift the ban on hijab in educational institutions of the state.
Despite a setback to trade talks over comments by the British Home Secretary last week, officials in both the U.K. and India said they hope to conclude the India-U.K. Free Trade Agreement fairly soon, if not ahead of its “Deepavali deadline” of end-October.
The U.N. General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to condemn Russia’s “attempted illegal annexation” of four Ukrainian regions and demand its immediate reversal, a sign of strong global opposition to the seven-month war and Moscow’s attempt to grab its neighbour’s territory.
India and China on Tuesday held consultations on bilateral relations in Beijing, days ahead of the Chinese leadership convening for a once-in-five-year Communist Party Congress that will set policies for the coming decade.
Ahead of the Congress presidential poll on October 17, the party’s central election authority (CEA) chairman Madhusudan Mistry on Wednesday said that about 9,000 delegates would exercise their mandate through a secret ballot and the party has maintained a “level playing field”.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the country’s fourth Vande Bharat Express train and launch a slew of developmental projects in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday. In Una, the prime minister will flag off the inaugural run of the new Vande Bharat Express from Amb Andaura to New Delhi, dedicate the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) to the nation, and lay the foundation stone of a Bulk Drug Park.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to make its stand clear on whether a Constitution Bench in the Ram Janmabhoomi case has already settled the question of validity of the Places of Worship Act of 1991.
President Droupadi Murmu will arrive in Guwahati on Thursday on her maiden trip to Assam, where she will roll out a host of projects like 100 model schools in tea gardens and a medical college.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah will launch the Hindi versions of first-year MBBS books in Bhopal on October 16. With this, Madhya Pradesh will inch closer to becoming the first State in the country to provide medical education in Hindi.
The Biden administration has said that maintaining a competitive edge over China and constraining Russia are priorities for the U.S. strategy, as it released the administration’s first National Security Strategy on Wednesday.
The much-touted India Art Festival, now in its seventh edition, will showcase 4,500 artworks by over 25 galleries and 450 artists from across the country here in the national capital, starting Thursday.
It has been a smooth ride for the mighty Indian team so far and the trend is expected to continue when the sub-continent powerhouse aims to crush minnows Thailand one more time in the Women’s Asia Cup semifinal in Sylhet on Thursday.
East Bengal’s ordeal continued as they lost 1-2 to FC Goa in the Indian Super League, courtesy of Edu Bedia’s stoppage time free-kick, here on Wednesday.