A look at the headlines right now:

  1. 51 UP Assembly constituencies go to polls in fifth phase of elections: More than 600 candidates are contesting, with the maximum number of 24 contesting from Amethi, Rahul Gandhi’s constituency.
  2. Moonlight wins Best Picture at Oscars 2017: But only after La La Land was mistakenly named the winner first.
  3. Actor-director Bill Paxton dead at 61: The star of films such as ‘Twister’ and ‘Weird Science’ suffered complications following heart surgery, his family said.   
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.