A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Section 144 imposed in Bengaluru as protests continue against SC's Cauvery order to Karnataka: The court had directed the state to release 12,000 cusecs of water every day to Tamil Nadu till September 20, after which incidents of violence were reported.
  2. Pranab Mukherjee removes JP Rajkhowa from post of Arunachal Pradesh governor: The president appointed Governor of Meghalaya V Shanmuganathan to discharge the functions of the position in the north-eastern state.
  3. Deepa Malik wins silver in shot put, first Indian woman to bring home a Paralympics medal: The para-athlete shot a distance of 4.61 m to achieve the mark.
  4. Retail inflation drops to five-month low of 5.05% in August, triggering hopes of interest rate cut: The index of Industrial Production Growth fell to 2.4% after manufacturing output shrunk by 3.4%.
  5. David Cameron resigns from British parliament: The former prime minister had been an MP from Whitney, Oxfordshire, since 2001, and the constituency will now hold a by-election.
  6. Curfew to be imposed in all 10 Kashmir districts on Bakr-Eid to prevent protests: Drones and helicopters will be used for surveillance, and BSNL broadband services were suspended across the Valley in anticipation of clashes.
  7. Cabinet approves formation of Goods and Services Tax Council, which will set the tax rate: The council will be chaired by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and will make all the major decisions on the implementation of the new regime.
  8. Former minister Natham Viswanathan sacked from two AIADMK posts after income tax raids: I-T officials searched 40 locations in Chennai and other places after being tipped-off about leaders owning assets beyond their known sources of income.
  9. UP minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati sacked for allegedly promoting illegal mining: Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav took the step a day after his government's plea to quash a court order directing a CBI inquiry into the allegations was rejected.
  10. Aid agencies prepare to deliver assistance as Syria ceasefire comes into effect: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said trucks are ready with food and other essentials to be sent under UN supervision to cities such as Aleppo.