Chasing utopia — the quest for a Uniform Civil Code

The Uniform Civil Code (UCC) is in the news again. While Union Home Minister Amit Shah announced that it would be implemented in Himachal Pradesh if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is returned back to power in the Assembly elections, the Gujarat Home Minister Harsh Sanghavi declared that the State will constitute a committee headed […]

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Joe Biden, allies hold ’emergency’ talks after missile strikes Poland: White House

U.S. President Joe Biden and leaders of key allies held “emergency” talks Wednesday after a missile hit Polish territory near the border with Ukraine | Photo Credit: AFP U.S. President Joe Biden and leaders of key allies held “emergency” talks Wednesday after a missile hit Polish territory near the border with Ukraine, the White House […]

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National Commission for Women’s cyber-safety programme to help females use digital space to upskill

The National Commission for Women Headquarters. File. | Photo Credit: R.V. Moorthy Seeking to empower women digitally, the National Commission for Women (NCW) is expanding the ambit of its cyber-security programme to enable females on using the digital space to enhance their career prospects, and use technology to their advantage. The NCW on Tuesday, launched […]

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Top Kerala news developments today

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Goal Challenge programme today. File | Photo Credit: Special arrangement Here are the important developments from Kerala to watch out for today: 1. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the Goal Challenge programme as part of the second phase of the state-wide No to Drugs campaign in […]

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G-20 Summit | Sunak to meet Xi, first U.K.-China summit in nearly 5 years

Britain’s Prime Minister Rishi Sunak arrives for a formal dinner, during the G-20 Summit, in Nusa Dua, Indonesia, on November 15, 2022. | Photo Credit: AP Britain’s new Prime Minister Rishi Sunak will meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G-20 on Wednesday, the first such summit in nearly five years, Downing […]

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PM Modi to inaugurate Bengaluru Tech Summit on November 16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event virtually. File | Photo Credit: PTI The 25th edition of Asia’s largest technology event, the Bengaluru Tech Summit 2022 (BTS 2022), is all set to start on Wednesday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the event virtually. The silver jubilee edition of the tech event is being […]

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Dismissed cop Sachin Vaze seeks bail in money laundering case

Police officer Sachin Vaze has not been arrested under the provisions of PMLA thus the rigour of the Act will not be attracted to the Applicant, his bail plea said. File | Photo Credit: PTI Dismissed Mumbai Police officer Sachin Vaze on November 15 filed a bail application before a special court here in a […]

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Explosion kills two in Poland near Ukraine border

Russia pounded Ukraine’s energy facilities on November 15 with its biggest barrage of missiles yet, striking targets across the country and causing widespread blackouts. A senior U.S. intelligence official said missiles crossed into NATO member Poland, where two people were killed. A second person confirmed to AP that apparent Russian missiles struck a site in […]

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