A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Arvind Kejriwal seeks Centre's help to tackle pollution menace: The chief minister said farmers need to be given some incentives so that they stop burning agricultural residue.
  2. Indian women's hockey team wins the Asian Champions Trophy: Striker Deepika Thakur scored the winning goal 20 seconds before the match came to an end.
  3. I know I have done good work, says Shivpal Yadav as he takes jibe at Akhilesh at Samajwadi Party celebrations: RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, who attended the silver jubilee celebrations, hinted at an alliance and said he wanted to 'strengthen Samajwadi Party’.
  4. Petrol price up by 89 paise a litre, diesel by 86 paise: This is the sixth time since September 1 that companies have hiked the prices.
  5. Madhya Pradesh government to withhold cash reward for policemen till judicial inquiry gets over: Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan had announced a reward of Rs 2 lakh each for the officers involved in the shootout.
  6. 14 killed as truck and minibus collide in Ahmedabad district: The police said that the accident took place when the truck driver was plying on the the wrong side of the road to avoid traffic.
  7. One militant killed during encounter in Shopian district: A soldier was also injured in the incident that took place after security forces received inputs that four armed men were hiding near Dobjan village.
  8. Haryana receives Rs 13.75 lakh fine from 1,406 farmers for stubble burning: Meanwhile, poor air quality forced around 1,800 primary schools in New Delhi to remain shut on Saturday.
  9. Criticism of one-day ban on NDTV India is politically motivated, says Venkaiah Naidu: The I&B minister said grounds for the order were based on the logical conclusion of advisories issued by the previous Congress government.
  10. Amit Shah claims BJP to be free of hooliganism as he launches campaign rally in Uttar Pradesh: He said the state has not seen any development under Akhilesh Yadav’s rule and added that only a couple of statues will come up if Mayawati comes to power.