A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Supreme Court quashes Tata land deal in Singur, tells West Bengal to return plot to farmers in 12 weeks: The two-judge bench observed that the state had bypassed rules in 2006 to acquire the 1,000-acre plot where Tata's Nano manufacturing plant was set up.
  2. Arvind Kejriwal sacks Delhi's social welfare minister after receiving CD with 'objectionable' videos: The disk reportedly contained photos and videos of Sandeep Kumar in a compromising position with two women.
  3. Brazil Senate votes to impeach President Dilma Rousseff: After a five-day hearing, 20 senators voted in her favour and 61 were against it, but she is likely to challenge the decision in court.
  4. Indian economy recorded 7.1% GDP growth in April-June, down from 7.9% in first quarter: Economists had predicted 7.6% growth for the quarter.
  5. Justice Dhingra finds irregularities in Haryana land deals, including Robert Vadra's DLF agreement: The one-man commission submitted its 182-page report to the state government but declined to reveal details of the discrepancies identified.
  6. Petrol prices increased by Rs 3.38, diesel by Rs 2.67 per litre: The price revision was made after international crude oil prices went up.
  7. Goa becomes 15th state to ratify Goods and Services Tax Bill: The president will now notify the GST Council to implement the uniform tax regime across the nation.
  8. Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt wants Besik Kudukhov's family to keep his London Olympics silver medal: The bronze medallist's result was eligible for an upgradation after the deceased Russian failed a new dope test.
  9. First commercial passenger flight takes off from US to Cuba after more than 50 years: Officials said six airlines have received clearances to fly to and from airports owned by the former Cold War rivals.
  10. Two Ola drivers arrested for raping, murdering minor girl in Kolkata: Police officials said that the two men had admitted to committing the crime and had consumed alcohol before abducting the victim.