A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Tourism minister to inspect Ramayana museum site in Ayodhya in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh: Meanwhile, senior BJP leaders Uma Bhartia and Vinay Katiyar demanded the construction of Ram temple on the disputed plot.
  2. Akhilesh Yadav will be the chief ministerial candidate for UP elections, says Samajwadi Party: The ruling party said the decision had Mulayam Singh Yadav's approval.
  3. My name is Rohith Vemula, I am a Dalit, deceased scholar says in video released by friends: He said his battle against ABVP was nothing new, but the administration took stern steps against five Dalit students after a fight with the BJP student wing.
  4. Bangladesh model is a template on how to fight terrorism, Narendra Modi tells Sheikh Hasina: Both the leaders agreed that 'strong public support' is a big weapon to combat militancy.
  5. Railways' free Wi-Fi service most used at Patna station, primarily for porn: RailTel officials said users also looked up YouTube and Wikipedia, and there were many hits for apps as well as Bollywood and Hollywood movies.
  6. Pakistan's entire establishment engaged in fueling terrorism in India, says Rajnath Singh: The home minister said Islamabad was being steadily isolated by the global community because it had adopted terrorism as a state policy.
  7. My Twitter account was hacked, chief economic advisor says after tweet links to escort service: Arvind Subramanian issued an apology for the ‘nuisance/offensive tweets’ that were posted.
  8. Boko Haram willing to negotiate release of 83 more Chibok girls, says Nigerian government: On October 13, the militant group freed 21 of the 275 girls kidnapped in April 2014.
  9. Banking stocks surge after Essar-Rosneft deal, raising investors' hope for deleveraging: Share prices of ICICI Bank, SBI and Axis Bank, which had lent large sums to the Essar Group, rose during the first day of trading since the contract was sealed.
  10. Court stays demolition notice against comedian Kapil Sharma's Mumbai home: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation had said that mangroves were destroyed during the construction of the residential building.