Live news updates:
The board of Tata Sons, the holding company of Tata group, will meet
on Tuesday to discuss plans to raise debt for buying Air India
from the government for Rs 18,000 crore. The company plans to house all its airline investments under a subsidiary called Talace Pvt Ltd.
A collective of some 40 unions will honour four farmers who died in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on October 3 during violent protests against three laws liberalising India’s agriculture markets. The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has called for prayer meetings and candle light vigils in the country to mark ‘Shaheed Kisan Diwas’.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
will attend online the “G20 Extraordinary Leaders’ Summit on Afghanistan” after the Taliban’s takeover of the country. “The agenda of the meeting will include a discussion on response to humanitarian needs and access to basic services and livelihood; security and the fight against terrorism; and mobility, migration and human rights,” said India’s external affairs ministry Monday.