A look at the headlines right now:

  1. LK Advani, MM Joshi, Uma Bharti to face trial in Babri Masjid case as SC restores conspiracy charges: The bench excluded Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh from its judgement.
  2. Sasikala and Dinakaran booted out as AIADMK factions move closer to merger: Finance Minister D Jayakumar said 1.5 crore AIADMK cadres wanted the family kept away from all party affairs.
  3. US President Donald Trump signs executive order making it harder to get H-1B visas: Indians are the largest recipients of these work authorisations.
  4. Former liquor baron Vijay Mallya gets bail after his arrest in London: ‘Usual Indian media hype. Extradition hearing in Court started today as expected,’ he said on Twitter.
  5. Ontario’s resolution on 1984 riots is ‘exaggeration of facts’, Arun Jaitley tells his Canadian counterpart: Harjit Singh Sajjan, the finance minister in the Trudeau government, said the motion was made by a private member and did not reflect the government’s stand.
  6. Petrol pump to stay closed on Sundays in eight states: These are Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Puducherry, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Maharashtra and Haryana.
  7. Hindi to become compulsory up to Class 10 in CBSE schools and Kendriya Vidyalayas: A Presidential order said the Centre must consult state governments while making changes in the curriculum.
  8. Delhi court reserves order after Jagdish Tytler refuses lie-detector test in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Witness and arms dealer Abhishek Verma has sought protection and offered his conditional consent to undergo the test.
  9. BJP leader Shazia Ilmi files FIR against AAP supporters for abusing her on social media: She said she was targeted by Arvind Kejriwal’s party because of the MCD polls.
  10. Hyderabad reels under severe heat, mercury rises to 10-year high of 43 degrees Celsius: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued an alert for Telangana and Andhra Pradesh till Wednesday.