A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Lieutenant-governor is the administrative head of the NCR, rules Delhi HC, in a setback for AAP: The bench stated that the Delhi Council of Ministers must get the L-G's approval before making key decisions, in particular on service matters.
  2. Centre will try to roll out GST on April 1, 2017, says revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the prices of some commodities might go down after the new tax regime is put in place.
  3. Rescuers use massive magnet to locate missing vehicles after Mahad bridge collapse: Navy divers have resumed operations while the Coast Guard's Chetak helicopter and scuba divers continued scanning the area.
  4. Saudi Arabia to help send stranded Indian workers home, provide food and medical aid, says Sushma Swaraj: The West Asian nation will grant exit visas, and bear all the costs of the operation, the External Affairs Minister said in the Rajya Sabha.
  5. Gujarat HC revokes state's notice on 10% quota for the economically backward among upper classes: In April, the Anandiben Patel government had granted reservation to families with annual income less than Rs 6 lakh per annum.
  6. FIR against BJP legislator T Raja Singh for advocating Dalits assaults in Una: The ruling party leader had earlier said it was a good thing that the men from Gujarat had been beaten by cow protection vigilantes.
  7. Woman who accused former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat of rape says CM instigated and threatened her: The complainant said Rawat, who has denied the allegations, was a good man and apologised for levelling fake charges against him.
  8. Amit Shah reaches Ahmedabad to chair meeting where next Gujarat CM will be chosen: The BJP president will discuss the options with various stakeholders, with Nitin Patel and Vijay Rupani expected to be major contenders.
  9. Vijender Singh breaks into top 10 of World Boxing Organisation rankings for first time: The 30-year-old was crowned the Asia Pacific Super Middleweight Champion last month.
  10. GST will not have major impact on inflation, will favour growth, says Moody's: The rating agency said the new law will simplify the tax regime and reduce administration costs, hence boosting the government's revenues.