A look at the headlines right now:

  1. People speaking in Mann Ki Baat have prejudice in their hearts, says Dimple Yadav: The Samajwadi Party MP’s remark against the prime minister comes a day before the fifth phase of polling.
  2. Gujarat ATS arrests two with links to Islamic State, foils bomb plot: Police officers claimed they discovered bomb-making tutorials on their laptops and also recovered explosives, gun powder, masks and militant propaganda.
  3. Mumbai is India’s richest city with combined wealth of $820 billion, followed by Delhi, Bengaluru: A report by New World Health says India’s financial capital is home to 46,000 millionaires and 28 billionaires.
  4. Telangana minister KT Rama Rao meets Kansas shooting victim’s family in Hyderabad: Srinivas Kuchibhotla’s body is expected to arrive from the US on Monday.
  5. Modi congratulates Isro during Mann Ki Baat, says India needs more scientists: The prime minister said more than 100 people have received Rs 1 lakh as rewards under the schemes promoting digital transactions.
  6. Kerala resident believed to have joined Islamic State killed in drone strike in Afghanistan: Hafeshudheen Theke Koleth’s family reportedly learnt of his death through a Telegram message from another state resident who joined the militant group.
  7. Pakistan airline investigating reports that aircraft carried seven extra passengers in aisle: A Boeing 777 flight from Karachi to Medina, capable of transporting 409 passengers, was carrying 416.
  8. Corbett Tiger Reserve director sacked for issuing shoot-at-sight order: Uttarakhand Chief Secretary S Ramaswamy said PM Dhakate would be replaced by Dheeraj Pandey.
  9. Muslim White House staffer says she quit working for Trump after eight days because of travel ban: Rumana Ahmed said she could no longer work for an administration ‘that saw me and people like me not as fellow citizens, but as a threat’.
  10. Only Rs 5.66 crore invested in Startup India out of the promised Rs 10,000 crore, Business Standard reports: A corpus of Rs 1,315 crore was created for four private investment funds.