A look at the headlines right now:

  1. No room in India for intolerant Indians, says Pranab Mukherjee: The president, in a vieled manner, took a dig at all those politicians who crticised Kargil soldier’s daughter Gurmehar Kaur for speaking her mind.
  2. Aadhaar will soon be mandatory for online booking of train tickets: As many as 6,000 point-of-sale machines and 1,000 automatic ticket vending portals will be installed across the country, said Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu.
  3. Jat quota agitators have reached Delhi and are threatening to paralyse the city if they aren’t heard: The community also wants the government to free those arrested for the violence in February 2016.
  4. Indian athlete, who was earlier denied visa, charged with sexually assaulting 12-year-old girl in the US: He ‘engaged in a passionate kiss’ with the minor and touched her inappropriately, said a police statement.
  5. Re-investigate 2008 Mumbai terror attacks case, put Hafiz Saeed on trial: India tells Pakistan While New Delhi also wants LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi tried in the matter, Islamabad wants Indian witnesses to record their statements first.
  6. Karnataka government has dropped Bengaluru steel flyover plan, says state minister: Unconfirmed reports said the decision to scrap the Rs 1,791-crore project was made in light of recent corruption allegations against the Congress.
  7. RSS spokesperson announces a Rs 1-crore bounty on Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan’s head: Kundan Chandrawat of the outfit’s Madhya Pradesh unit blamed the Left leader of killing BJP and RSS workers.
  8. Sweden to reintroduce Bill to make military service compulsory for citizens: According to the draft, at least 4,000 adults will be asked to join the force.
  9. Scientists confirm Antarctica’s highest temperatures ever, will track climate change using them: A UN agency released three new figures to support the study of weather patterns and the impact of global warming in the isolated region.
  10. Indian bourses touch two-year high before losing momentum to profit booking: Analysts believe the Assembly election results will determine the next direction for the markets.