Delhi HC reserves order on plea against WFI exemption to Vinesh Phogat, Bajrang Punia from Asian Games selection trials

The Delhi High Court on Friday reserved its order on the petitions moved by wrestlers, Antim Panghal and Sujeet Kalkal, over the exemption given to wrestlers, Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat, for direct entry into the Asian Games 2023 by the Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) ad-hoc. The bench of Justice Subramonium Prasad […]

Iraq expels Swedish envoy following Quran desecration in Stockholm

 Iraq has expelled the Swedish ambassador following massive protests in Baghdad by angry Iraq protesters over the burning of the Quran in Sweden, reported Al Jazeera. The Swedish embassy in central Baghdad was stormed by protesters who also lit a small fire in its compound. Social media videos depicted a sizable crowd of demonstrators inside the Swedish Embassy’s perimeter and black smoke […]

Telangana Govt considering Rs 1 lakh financial aid scheme for minorities; BJP alleges appeasement

 The Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS) government in Telangana is considering extending a Rs 1 lakh financial assistance to minority communities, State Minister Harish Rao said. Addressing a gathering of representatives of minorities in Hyderabad on Thursday, Telangana Health and Finance Minister Harish Rao stated that the state government will soon come with a scheme of providing Rs.1 lakh […]

SC issues notice on Rahul Gandhi’s plea against Gujarat HC order refusing to stay conviction in defamation case

The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices to the Gujarat government and the complainant on an appeal of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi challenging the Gujarat High Court order. The Gujarat HC had earlier in its order declined to stay his conviction in the criminal defamation case in which he was sentenced to two years in jail by the […]

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval calls on Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe

National Security Advisor Ajit Doval called on Sri Lanka President Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi on Friday. Wickremesinghe who arrived in New Delhi yesterday on a two-day visit was welcomed by Union Minister of State (MoS) for External Affairs, V Muraleedharan. Wickremesinghe will meet with Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi today at the Hyderabad House […]