A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Will not work with Akhilesh even if Samajwadi Party is re-elected in 2017, says Shivpal Yadav: Reports said Mulayam Singh Yadav was planning to launch a grand alliance in the lines of the 'mahagathbandhan' in Bihar.
  2. BSF constable dies after cross-border firing incident in Jammu and Kashmir’s RS Pura sector: Sushil Kumar, who sustained chest wounds, became the second security officer to be killed in as many days during cross-border firing.
  3. Virat Kohli's century helps India win 3rd ODI by 7 wickets and take 2-1 lead in series: Skipper MS Dhoni joined him with a steady 80 to help India chase down 285.
  4. Mid-air collision averted in Goa airspace after pilots make last-minute manoeuvre: The DGCA has order an investigation into the incident.
  5. Long court disputes hurting ease of doing business in India, say TS Thakur and Narendra Modi: The chief justice of India and prime minister suggested alternative methods of dispute redressal including arbitration, mediation and conciliation.
  6. INS Viraat sets sail for the last time before it is decommissioned in Mumbai: Officials said the Andhra Pradesh government has expressed interest in using the world's oldest aircraft carrier for tourism.
  7. Assocham says it has been warning the Centre of attacks targeting India: The industry body said a recent study had claimed India was the third biggest target for these kinds of frauds.
  8. Protests over missing JNU student are polarising and may turn communal, warns internal police report: Graffiti has appeared on campus calling Muslims 'terrorists', while others are viewing this as a battle between the Left and the right-wing ABVP.
  9. AT&T will buy Time Warner in a $85.4-billion deal: The companies are expecting to close the deal by the end of 2017, after the US Department of Justice reviews it.
  10. Marathi actress and dancer Ashwini Ekbote dies at 44: She suffered a cardiac arrest during a performance in Pune, and was declared dead in hospital.