A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Pakistan should stop provoking violence in Kashmir, says Mehbooba Mufti after meeting Narendra Modi: The chief minister appealed for 'a chance to fix things' and urged both separatists and the media to cooperate with the state to help resolve the 'big crisis'.
  2. Dhaka café attack mastermind, three other militants killed in encounter with police: Security forces raided their hideout after they were tipped off by an arrested member of the Jama'atul Mujahideen, which Bangladesh blames for the siege.
  3. RSS ideology killed Mahatma Gandhi, says Congress leader Rizwan Arshad: The Karnataka Pradesh Youth Congress president added that the party was determined to take on the right-wing organisation.
  4. Bombay High Court order lifts ban on women inside inner sanctum of Haji Ali Dargah, but stays order for six weeks: The shrine's trust had barred women from entering it in 2011, saying it was a 'sin' in Islam for them to be in close proximity of a male Muslim saint's grave.
  5. Centre may charge Zakir Naik for inciting terror, ban his Islamic Research Foundation: Government officials said the Home Affairs Ministry was considering registering a case against the preacher under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act for his 'hate speeches'.
  6. BJP sacks Jharkhand unit chief Tala Marandi: The party said Lakshman Gilua was replaced him in the post after they accepted his resignation.
  7. Whistleblower behind Scorpene leak to hand over data disk to Australian government on Monday: Authorities already know the identity of the individual, a report in the weekend edition of the newspaper, which carried the first report on the breach, said.
  8. Pakistan forces committing a 'tsunami of human rights violations' in Balochistan, says exiled leader: Brahamdagh Bugti said the people of the province don't want to live in the country anymore and demanded a referendum on the matter under UN supervision.
  9. Reconsider 'paternalistic' and 'anti-liberal' draft surrogacy Bill, says Congress: Party spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi compared the proposed law to one from the 'stone ages' and also crisicised the suggested 10-year term for violations.
  10. West Bengal Assembly unlists GST Bill from special session, postpones discussions indefinitely: While TMC leaders cited 'time constraints' as the reason for the deferment, BJP state unit chief Dilip Ghosh said it was a 'political conspiracy'.