A look at the headlines right now:

  1. More data on Scorpene submarines published after India says documents do not pose security risk: The Centre has ordered an internal inquiry and asked the French government to also look into the breach.
  2. Olympics marathon runner OP Jaisha tests positive for H1N1: The athlete has been admitted to Fortis Hospital in Bengaluru where doctors have already started administering the anti-viral drug.
  3. Home Ministry panel suggests chilli-based PAVA shells as an alternative to pellet guns: The new 'less lethal' ammunition contain Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide, which causes irritation and temporarily paralyses the target.
  4. World's first self-driving taxi service hits Singapore streets: The operator, nuTonomy, said select members of the public can book free rides through their smartphones.
  5. Will never stop fight against 'hateful and divisive agenda' of the RSS, Rahul Gandhi says on Twitter: The Congress vice president shared a video of his election rally in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi city, where he said the group was behind Mahatma Gandhi's killing.
  6. A handful of people inciting violence in Kashmir, cannot be compared to 2010 unrest, says Mehbooba Mufti: The chief minister was infuriated when reporters suggested that her stand on the issue was the same as Omar Abdullah's during the 2010 civilian killings.
  7. Trinamool Congress may get national party status, says vice president: Mukul Roy said besides West Bengal, the party had a presence in Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura too.
  8. Inquiry panel report that says Rohith Vemula was not Dalit ‘totally wrong’, says NCSC chief PL Punia: The National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman and Congress leader reiterated that the Hyderabad University scholar was a member of the SC community.
  9. WhatsApp to share users' phone numbers, device information with Facebook: While the app itself will not have ads, the move will allow the social media giant, which acquired the messaging service in 2014, to boost targeted advertising.
  10. AAP Punjab convener Sucha Singh Chotepur faces action for allegedly taking money from a volunteer: In a video clip, he is purportedly seen promising the volunteer a government job in exchange for cash, but he denied the claim saying it was merely party fund.