A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Arun Jaitley says Uma Bharti will not resign despite Supreme Court ruling in the Babri Masjid case: The top court has restored criminal conspiracy charges against her, and senior BJP leaders LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, among others.
  2. Centre making ‘full assessment’ of the recent changes in visa rules by Australia and US, says MEA: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said he might take up the matter with American authorities when he visits the country on Thursday.
  3. BSF jawan, who was sacked after posting a viral video, says he will ‘move high court’: The decision was made after an internal inquiry is believed to have found Tej Bahadur Yadav guilty of making false charges.
  4. Edappadi Palaniswami to remain Tamil Nadu chief minister, says senior AIADMK leader: Thambidurai said that since Palaniswami had won the floor test in the Assembly, there was no question of Panneerselvam replacing him.
  5. United Kingdom Parliament clears Theresa May’s motion to hold election in June:
    Only 13 lawmakers voted against her proposal.
  6. Fox News shows the door to popular host Bill O’Reilly after sexual harassment allegations: He was removed after ‘a thorough and careful review’, said the US TV network’s parent company 21st Century Fox.
  7. NGT orders shutdown of all industrial units located near Bengaluru’s Bellandur Lake: The tribunal also announced a fine of Rs 5 lakh to be imposed on anyone dumping waste in and around the water body.
  8. Telangana announces summer holidays for schools from Thursday as many parts of India sizzle: Allahabad was the hottest place in Uttar Pradesh, recorded temperatures of 45°C.
  9. UIDAI files FIRs against eight websites for offering Aadhaar enrolment services illegally: This is the first time the organisation has filed an official complaint against the misuse of Aadhaar data.
  10. After Dalai Lama’s visit, China announces its own names for six places in Arunachal Pradesh: Experts told Beijing’s Global Times that the step has been taken to ‘reaffirm its territorial sovereignty to South Tibet’.