A look at the headlines right now:

  1. N Biren Singh sworn in as Manipur chief minister, NPP’s Y Joykumar as deputy: The BJP coalition in the state has 32 legislators, as against the Congress, who won 28 seats.
  2. Shashank Manohar resigns as International Cricket Council chief: He stepped down from the ICC top post citing personal reasons.
  3. Donald Trump paid $36.5 million in taxes in 2005 because of a law he wants to get rid of: The president’s refusal to disclose his tax returns has been debated since his campaign as this breaks the tradition followed by US leaders for decades.
  4. Rape-accused Samajwadi Party leader Gayatri Prajapati arrested in Lucknow: The 49-year-old former minister claimed innocence and demanded a Narco test on the minor.
  5. Sasikala’s nephew TTV Dinakaran is AIADMK’s candidate for RK Nagar by-poll: Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar and DMK’s Marudhuganesh will also stand for the by-election to the former chief minister’s seat.
  6. Stayzilla chief Yogendra Vasupal arrested in Chennai after ad agency cries fraud: The CEO and co-founder of the homestay aggregator, which shut shop last month, has accused Jigsaw Advertising of harassment and intimidation in a blog post.
  7. Irish woman found dead after Holi celebrations near Deobagh beach in Goa: Reports said one person has been arrested and six other suspects are being questioned by the police.
  8. Clerics in Assam issue fatwa against reality show singer Nahid Afreen: Some reports said the diktat was issued because the venue of her show was close to a mosque, others claimed it was in response to her anti-militancy songs.
  9. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati attacked again, Kolhapur location set on fire: The filmmaker had moved the shoot to Maharashtra after Rajput groups had assaulted him and vandalised the movie’s Jaipur set.
  10. Endangered penguins will be on display at Mumbai’s Byculla zoo from Saturday, despite criticism: The birds were moved into their enclosure after microbiologists reviewed its condition.