A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Palaniswami wins trust vote 122-11 after DMK expelled and Congress walks out of TN Assembly: DMK Working President MK Stalin submitted a letter to the governor against how the vote was conducted.
  2. Pakistan lists Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed and aide under Anti-Terrorism Act: Their inclusion on the fourth schedule restricts their movement within the country, a report said.
  3. 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.
  4. Neiphiu Rio slated to be next CM of Nagaland, MLAs huddle at a resort near Kaziranga: Earlier, 42 MLAs had supported Shurhozelie Liezietsu to succeed Chief Minister TR Zeliang, but they have now been moved out of the state.
  5. GST council approves draft of compensation law: The finance minister said he hoped all other laws under the GST constitutional amendment will be passed in the rest of the Budget session.
  6. An intoxicated woman’s consent for sex is not an excuse for rape, says Bombay High Court: The accused said the complainant had consumed alcohol before he took her to his apartment.
  7. Volcano on Andaman and Nicobar Islands is active again: Barren Island volcano is India’s only active one, and was dormant for 150 years before it showed signs of ‘intermittent activity’ in 1991.
  8. Former PDP legislator Tariq Hameed Karra joins Congress: The former MP has been dissatisfied with the regional party’s alliance with the BJP.
  9. Pakistan senate passes landmark Hindu Marriage Bill: A proponent of the law said it would help deter forced conversions in the country.
  10. North Korean arrested in connection with Kim Jong-nam assassination case: Officials said they conducted a second autopsy since the first examination proved inconclusive.