A look at the headlines right now:

  1. US urges India and Pakistan to not escalate tension, continue dialogue: However, the White House did not condemn the surgical strikes carried by the Indian Army.
  2. Nearly 15 lakh people being evacuated in Punjab from villages along LoC: Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said camps have been set up and ‘all preparations are in place’.
  3. CBI arrests Tis Hazari court judge and two others in bribery case: Civil judge Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal has been remanded in 14 days of judicial custody.
  4. J Jayalalithaa is ‘responding well to treatment’ says Chennai hospital as cadres worry: The Tamil Nadu chief minister has been advised to stay at the facility for a few more days, and has been conducted her work from there, her party said.
  5. Confrontation between India and Pakistan could lead to disaster of epic proportions, says Mehbooba Mufti: Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh said he hoped that Islamabad will learn their lesson from the Indian Army's surgical strikes.
  6. Congress supports Centre’s actions to ‘protect the country’s’ security, says Sonia Gandhi: Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, congratulated the Army for its ‘successful’ strikes along the LoC after a briefing from the government.
  7. Uma Bharti asks Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to reach a consensus outside court about Cauvery water sharing dispute: The Union water resources minister met representatives from both states and asked them to submit a joint solution to the Supreme Court bench.
  8. India beat Pakistan 3-1 in U-18 Asia Cup hockey semi-final: India will face Bangladesh in the final on Friday.
  9. NHRC issues notice to CBI on BK Bansal suicide notes, seeks reply on allegations within 72 hours: The Commission has also asked for the names of the officials whom the former bureaucrat accused of having tortured his family.
  10. At least three killed, more than 100 injured after train gets derailed in New Jersey station: The collision through the station’s concourse caused a section of its roof to collapse.