A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Live: Palaniswami wins trust vote 122-11 after DMK expelled and Congress walks out of Assembly: DMK Working President MK Stalin is going on a hunger strike to protest the ‘lack of democracy’ of the vote.
  2. North Korean arrested in connection with Kim Jong-nam assassination case: Officials said they conducted a second autopsy since the first examination proved inconclusive.
  3. Pakistan senate passes landmark Hindu Marriage Bill: A proponent of the law said it would help deter forced conversions in the country.
  4. Arunachal Pradesh: Kalikho Pul’s widow demands CBI probe into his death: Dangwimsai Pul alleged that her family was getting threats from the state government and sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  5. Bangladesh government revokes NoC issued to Irrfan Khan-starrer Doob: No Bed of Roses: Director Mostofa Sarwar Farroki condemned the ban and said that he will take the matter to court.
  6. Malayalam actor allegedly abducted, driver arrested: The complainant told the police that a group of men waylaid her car, took photos of her during the incident and fled at Palarivattom, Kerala.
  7. Trump administration considering allowing the National Guard to act against illegal immigrants: The White House has called the report false, and he also Donald Trump called the media the ‘enemy of the American people’.
  8. Centre suspends plans to build wall along India-Pakistan border in Jammu: An official said India will focus on building a ‘smart fence’ that detects infiltrations.
  9. US auction house to sell Adolf Hitler’s wartime telephone over the weekend: Although the bidding price starts from $100,000, Alexander Historical Auctions officials hope that the device can fetch $300,000.
  10. Pakistan lists JuD chief Hafiz Saeed, four others under anti-terrorism act: The Anti-Terrorism Act 1997 empowers the government to mark a person as “proscribed” and to place that person on the fourth schedule on an ex-parte basis.