A look at the headlines right now:

  1. AAP’s Ashish Khetan booked for hurting sentiments after likening poll manifesto to holy book: Sikh groups also criticised the move to have an image of the Golden Temple on the cover of the document alongside a broom, the party’s symbol.
  2. Prakash Javadekar gets HRD ministry, Smriti Irani moved to textiles in Cabinet reshuffle: MJ Akbar will be minister of state for external affairs, and Venkaiah Naidu is the new minister of information and broadcasting.
  3. Two MBBS students who threw a dog off a terrace in Chennai arrested, released on bail: Bhadra, as she was named by her rescuers, is now undergoing treatment for a fractured right hind leg and spine.
  4. US report says India’s 7.5% growth figure is ‘overstated’: However, the State Department praised Raghuram Rajan for his efforts to bring in economic reforms and Narendra Modi for streamlining bureaucracy.
  5. Oscar Pistorius sentenced to six years in prison for murder of Reeva Steenkamp: The presiding judge said she had found 'substantial and compelling circumstances' in the paralympic runner's defence to reduce his punishment.
  6. Sajan Prakash and Shivani Katariya to represent India in swimming at Rio Olympics: Sajan Prakash will participate in men's 200 m butterfly while Shivani Katariya will participate in the women's 200 m freestyle event.
  7. Brexit impact: Pound plummets to 31-year low: The currency touched $1.25 against the dollar, the lowest since 1985.
  8. Telangana government accuses Andhra Pradesh of copyright violation, files cyber crime complaint: The issue broke out over an online questionnaire on the ease of doing business in the states.
  9. Jammu and Kashmir drops stone-pelting charges against 634 people: The PDP-BJP government’s pre-Eid move came as good news for mainly youngsters who were booked between 2008 and 2014.
  10. Liam Fox booted out in first round of Tory leadership vote, Theresa May the favourite: The UK's Home Secretary, who had campaigned for the Remain side in the EU referendum, was backed by 165 out of the 329 MPs.