A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Anandiben Patel offers to resign as chief minister of Gujarat: The 74-year-old made the announcement in a Facebook post, citing her age as the reason, and also handed her resignation to state BJP president Vijay Rupani.
  2. Wrestler Narsingh Yadav cleared of doping charges, NADA says he was a victim of sabotage: Sports Minister Vijay Goel said his participation in the Rio Olympics will be decided by the Wrestling Federation of India and three other sporting bodies.
  3. The 10,000 Indian workers stranded in Saudi Arabia will be evacuated soon, says Sushma Swaraj: The external affairs minister informed Parliament that ration for 10 days has been distributed in all the five relief camps set up in the West Asian country.
  4. 36% of ST households do not have drinking water source, Centre tells Rajya Sabha: It also noted that the Rs 5,000-crore budget allocated to implement the National Rural Drinking Water Programme was inadequate.
  5. Mayawati demands Akhilesh Yadav's resignation after Bulandshahr gangrape: The Congress and BJP also highlighted the poor law and order situation of the state under the ruling Samajwadi Party government.
  6. Russian chopper shot down in Syria, all five crew members dead: The helicopter was attacked in rebel-held Idlib city, when it was on its way back to the base after delivering humanitarian aid to Aleppo.
  7. State Assembly wants Madras High Court to be renamed after Tamil Nadu, not Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa also wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to change the High Courts (Alteration of Names) Bill, 2016.
  8. Yuriko Koike elected first woman governor of Tokyo city: The 64-year-old, who was the first female defence minister of Japan, belongs to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party.
  9. Subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 1.93 per cylinder: A 14.2-kg cylinder of cooking gas will now cost Rs 423.09 in Delhi, according to state-owned oil companies.
  10. There is no proposal for a separate Vidarbha state, says Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis: Leader of Opposition and Indian National Congress member Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said the ruling party is in cahoots with the Shiv Sena regarding the issue.