A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa dies a day after she suffered a cardiac arrest: Doctors had refuted media reports of her death earlier on Monday, but said her condition remained very critical.
  2. Two sailors dead after Indian Navy warship INS Betwa tips over at Mumbai dockyard: At least 14 personnel have sustained injuries in the incident that took place when the guided missile frigate was being returned to water from a refit.
  3. Cyrus Mistry defends his work as Tata Sons chairman, criticises ‘high command’ in letter: His note to six group companies came as Tata Sons called shareholder meetings in an attempt to remove him from his post.
  4. Whatsapp to end support for several ‘outdated’ phones by December-end: Officials said its service would be incompatible with devices that use Android 2.1 and 2.2, and the iPhone 3GS/iOS 6.
  5. India was a ‘gracious host’ to Pakistan at the Heart of Asia conference, say Indian officials: Unidentified authorities dismissed allegations made by Islamabad’s foreign affairs’ adviser about the inappropriate treatment of his country’s reporters.
  6. Narendra Modi tops TIME’s Person of the Year online poll: The prime minister got more votes than Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Julian Assange, Hillary Clinton and Mark Zuckerberg.
  7. Japanese prime minister will visit Pearl Harbour with Barack Obama later this month: Shinzo Abe will be the first Japanese PM to visit the site of the World War II attack.
  8. Paytm will separate its wallet and e-commerce businesses by early 2017: The digital wallet section of the company will be transferred to newly incorporated Paytm Payments Bank Ltd, which is awaiting RBI approvals.
  9. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee forms panel to curb child trafficking: The committee has been formed two weeks after a baby trafficking racket was busted in the state.
  10. Supreme Court issues notice to Google, Facebook, other internet majors on sharing of sexual assault videos: The apex court sought a reply on a plea asking the firms including Yahoo and Microsoft to curb the circulation of such clips.