A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Delhi court finds former coal secretary, joint secretary and others guilty in coal scam case: Kamal Sponge Steel and Power Ltd and its Managing Director PK Aluwalia were also found guilty of cheating and corruption charges.
  2. Toll in Goa bridge collapse rises to 2, many people still missing: Some people are feared to have been trapped under the collapsed portion of the bridge, said the police.
  3. Rajinikanth says system is corrupt, hints at entry into Tamil Nadu politics: While the actor praised politicians MK Stalin, Anbumani Ramadoss among others, he said he had ‘duties’ to fulfill.
  4. Zomato strikes deal with hackers, will introduce bug bounty program in return for stolen data: The firm said the hacker was ‘very cooperative’, and added the marketplace link that was being used to sell the data on the dark web was not available anymore.
  5. Two police officers suspended, one transferred for lapses in investigation into gangraoe of Dalit woman in Rohtak: The force has ordered departmental proceedings against the personnel for misconduct during the probe.
  6. Sushma Swaraj says ICJ order staying Kulbhushan Jadhav’s execution is a ‘great relief’: Pakistan said India tried to ‘hide its real face’ by taking the case to the UN court, and that it would present evidence against Jadhav at the Hague.
  7. GST announced, dal, milk, rice and other items to get cheaper: Cars, high-end motorcycles and cigarettes will get more expensive.
  8. Enforcement Directorate attaches Rs 100-crore Alibaug farmhouse ‘controlled by’ Vijay Mallya: The prime beach-side property is valued at over Rs 100 crore, the ED said in its notice.
  9. Farooq Abdullah calls for Governor’s rule in Kashmir after Mehbooba Mufti meets Arun Jaitley: The National Conference president said the government had failed and that replacing the chief minister would not help either.
  10. Facebook fined €110 million for ‘misleading’ the EU on using user data from WhatsApp: When the two companies merged, Facebook had claimed it would not match people with their accounts on both platforms, but later did so anyway.