A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Militants who attacked Baramulla Army camp used civilians as shields, say Jammu and Kashmir police: The Pakistani army carried also violated the ceasefire in Poonch district on Monday morning, defence ministry officials said.
  2. Attorney general challenges SC order to form Cauvery Management Board over water-sharing dispute: Mukul Rohatgi argued that only the Parliament had the authority to create such an agency.
  3. Supreme Court sentences Vikas and Vishal Yadav to 25 years in jail in connection with Nitish Katara murder: The bench of Justices Dipak Misra and C Nagappan also gave their aide Sukhdev Pehalwan 20 years in prison.
  4. NIA arrests six people from Kerala for alleged links with Islamic State: The investigative agency said the youths had collected explosives and materials to 'target important people and places across south India'.
  5. Supreme Court fines Delhi government Rs 25,000 for delaying report on errant officers in its fight against vector-borne diseases: Health Minister Satyendar Jain earlier alleged that some officers were not cooperating with the AAP administration to tackle chikungunya and dengue.
  6. India and Pakistan national security advisers agree to reduce 'tension' along Line of Control: However, Pakistan's Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz maintained that India was 'deflecting attention of the world from the Kashmir issue'.
  7. CAG may audit performance of Income Declaration Scheme, will not examine individual disclosures: The central auditor is also examining entities that have claimed tax exemptions on agricultural income.
  8. Donald Trump’s new Washington hotel spray-painted with ‘Black Lives Matter’ graffiti: The luxury hotel is just a few blocks down from the White House.
  9. Allahabad High Court sets aside Hindu Mahasabha leader's detention under National Security Act: Kamlesh Tiwari was arrested in December last year for making derogatory remarks about Prophet Mohammad.
  10. UN releases postage stamp honouring Carnatic musician MS Subbulakshmi: The commemorative stamp, worth $1.20, has the iconic blue emblem of the world body alongside her picture.