The big news: Kejriwal turns tables on BJP in parliamentary secretary row, and 9 other top stories
A copy of Udta Punjab was leaked online, and India completed a 3-0 whitewash in the ODI series against Zimbabwe.
A look at the biggest headlines right now:
- BJP and Congress too had appointed legislators as parliamentary secretaries, says Arvind Kejriwal: The Delhi CM made public an order dated May 7, 1997, which shows that the then BJP government had appointed MLA Nand Kishore Garg as parliamentary secretary.
- Copy of Udta Punjab leaked online, taken down soon after: The torrent file appeared to be a version of the film submitted to the Central Board of Film Certification, though there was no official confirmation on the developments.
- India complete clean sweep over Zimbabwe, win by 10 wickets in third ODI: Zimbabwe were shot out for 123 in 42.2 overs, with their last eight wickets falling for 34 runs in a familiar collapse.
- Need to change attitude that punishes women for their sexuality, but gives men a pat, says Barack Obama: The US president said the change is taking place, but people 'need to be more intentional about it'.
- Retirement age for Central Health Service doctors raised to 65: The Cabinet gave its go-ahead to a proposal by the Health Ministry, which seeks to meet the shortfall in medical care across the country.
- Not enough evidence to link coffee to cancer, says World Health Organization: The International Agency for Research on Cancer said drinking 'very hot' beverages, however, can raise the risk of the disease.
- ED files chargesheet with focus on middleman Christian Michel in VVIP chopper scam: In the second chargesheet filed in the case, the agency said the British middleman got around Rs 225 crore from AgustaWestland to pay bribes.
- US Senate rejects Bill to make India a strategic defence partner: Top Republican Senator John McCain had introduced the legislation a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi had addressed the US Congress.
- 30 dead as bus skids off hill in Meghalaya: Eyewitnesses say the driver of the Guwahati-bound vehicle was speeding and lost control of it near a gorge.
- Police arrest main accused in Mathura violence: According to Uttar Pradesh police officials, Chandan Bose and three others orchestrated the incident that left 29 dead.