A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Narendra Modi expanded his Cabinet with an eye on upcoming Assembly elections: BJP President Amit Shah met the likely inductees at his home, and a total of 19 new positions were handed out.
  2. Suicide bombings in three Saudi Arabia cities leave six people dead, holy sites targeted: A Shi'ite mosque in Qatif, the Prophet's Mosque in Medina, as well as the US Consulate in Jeddah were attacked.
  3. Congress likely to reveal plan for Priyanka Gandhi’s UP campaign blitz soon: Party leaders have been suggesting that Sonia Gandhi’s daughter will play a starring role ahead of the state’s Assembly polls.
  4. Congress leader’s brother arrested in Maharashtra school molestation case: Kishor Darda is the secretary of the trust that runs the institution, where parents have complained of sexual abuse by two teachers.
  5. Court seeks CBI reply on plea about secret witness in Sheena Bora murder case: The agency had submitted a statement from an unknown witness in February, stating that it could not reveal their identity because the investigation was ongoing.
  6. Pakistan says allegations of ISI's involvement in Dhaka attack are baseless: The United States has offered FBI assistance to investigate the siege that killed 22 people.
  7. CBI arrests Arvind Kejriwal's principal secretary Rajendra Kumar and four others in corruption case: The agency alleged that Kumar is the kingpin of a computer purchase scam worth around Rs 50 crore.
  8. Nigel Farage quits as leader of pro-Brexit UKIP: He said he had ‘done his bit’ and wanted his life back, after he campaigned strongly for Britain to leave the European Union.
  9. India stuck in mentality from 1962 war period, has ‘misunderstood Beijing’, says Chinese daily: A report in the Global Times criticised the way China was blamed for India’s failed bid for NSG membership and emphasised the need to improve bilateral ties.
  10. Salman Khan’s rape comment was insensitive and unfortunate, says Aamir Khan: The 'Dangal' actor's reaction is the first of its kind to come from a well-known Bollywood personality on the issue.