A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Zakir Naik's NGO says it donated Rs 50 lakh to Rajiv Gandhi Foundation in 2011: The Congress said the amount was given to the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and they returned it, but the Islamic Research Foundation said there was no refund.
  2. Two killed, 45 injured in fresh clashes with security forces in Kashmir: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti called the deaths ‘extremely saddening’. Reports said tear gas shells and pellets were fired at the protestors.
  3. AAP MLA Amanutullah Khan offers to quit government posts before being charged with harassment, reports said: The legislator's sister-in-law reportedly filed an FIR against him at a Delhi police station.
  4. Pakistan senator targets Nawaz Sharif for not revealing details of Pathankot attack investigation: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Farhatullah Babar reportedly criticised the government for not responding to his query about the inquiry.
  5. Tamil Nadu announces Rs 2-crore reward for Paralympics gold medallist Mariyappan Thangavelu: Prime Minister Narendra Modi also praised the para-athlete, saying India was ‘elated’ by his and Varun Singh Bhati’s victory.
  6. ABVP wins three seats in Delhi University Students' Union polls: The post of the joint secretary will be taken up by a candidate of the National Students' Union of India, which is the Congress' student wing.
  7. Walmart stops sale of Egyptian cotton sheets manufactured by Welspun after authenticity concerns: The Indian textiles manufacturer has faced immense scrutiny after Target Corp cancelled its contract with them last month.
  8. Shia Personal Law Board denounces triple talaq, drafts new model ‘nikahnama’: The organisation suggested that a modern marriage contract be adopted and also sought changes in the terms and conditions of wedlock under the Islamic law.
  9. Independent MLAs Bains brothers forcibly removed from Punjab Assembly premises: The co-founders of new front Aawaaz-e-Punjab were carried out by security officers on the Speaker's orders after they repeatedly protested of the House.
  10. At least 24 dead in explosion at Bangladesh factory: A boiler exploded at the site near Dhaka on Saturday, injuring dozens of workers. The cause of the blast remains unknown.