Top news of the day | SC agrees with Centre’s request to postpone hearing of pleadings for an independent investigation into Pegasus issue; Taliban disperse rally in Kabul, arrest journalists and more
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The Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the center’s motion to postpone hearing of petitions for an independent investigation into the government’s allegations that Israeli Pegasus spyware is used to spy on citizens.
The Taliban fired shots in Kabul on Tuesday to break up a rally and arrested several Afghan journalists covering the demonstration, according to witnesses and Afghan media. Follow updates here.
Large numbers of farmers gathered for a mahapanchayat in Karnal as local authorities prepared for a possible gherao of the district headquarters by demonstrators after talks between farm leaders and officials had failed.
Mehbooba Mufti, leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), said Tuesday she was placed under house arrest in Srinagar the day after she criticized police for showing “disrespect” to the body of Syed Ali Shah Geelani.
As the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) prepares to battle in the upcoming Punjab assembly elections to find a local leader with a nationwide appeal and heavyweights like Parkash Singh Badal of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) or Congress. Challenging leader Amarinder Singh seems like a big challenge for that.
China’s President Xi Jinping promoted a new general to head of the Western Theater Command military command, which borders India, on Monday, State Media Control (LAC) with India reported.
The teaching-learning process must be constantly redefined and redesigned in order to make the education sector in the country world class, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 7th.
The government will take a “balanced” approach as it completes the proposed changes to consumer protection (e-commerce) legislation as it has received “broad and diverse” comments from stakeholders, a senior official said on Sept. 7.
British teenager Emma Raducanu continued her dream run at the US Open on Monday by beating American Shelby Rogers 6-2 6-1 and reaching her first Grand Slam quarter-finals.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the State Department is working with the Taliban to provide additional charter flights from Kabul for people who want to leave Afghanistan after the US military and diplomatic withdrawal.