A look at the headlines right now:

  1. West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee orders judicial inquiry into Basirhat violence: She also blamed the BJP for ‘destroying the federal structure of the country with the sole aim of grabbing power’.
  2. China issues safety advisory for its citizens in India amid Sikkim standoff: The advisory, which was issued on Friday, is valid for a month.
  3. Main accused arrested in Maharashtra’s Dhule in Ballabhgarh lynching case: The victim’s father, Jalaluddin, asked the government to introduce an anti-lynching law.
  4. Protestors clash with police near Burhan Wani’s hometown, curfew imposed in Tral: The two Hurriyat Conference factions have asked people to march to Tral to pay tributes to the slain Hizbul commander.
  5. ED raids at Lalu Prasad Yadav’s daughter Misa Bharti’s residence over alleged money laundering case: Search operations are currently under way at three locations, including Sainik Farms, across the national Capital.
  6. Trump ‘pressed’ Putin over Russia’s alleged meddling in presidential polls, says Rex Tillerson: However, Russian foreign secretary said the US president ‘accepted’ his counterpart’s denial of any interference.
  7. G20 Summit leaders issue compromise statement on Paris climate pact, violent protests continue: Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka briefly took her father’s seat at a meeting with other world leaders.
  8. Mob attacks six men who were transporting buffaloes: The police arrived at the scene after the attackers escaped.
  9. First-ever treaty banning nuclear weapons approved at United Nations: US, UK and France, which are among the many nations to boycott the meeting, said the treaty ‘disregards the realities of international security environment’.
  10. Puducherry LG Kiran Bedi disregarded elected government by appointing MLAs nominated by Centre, says DMK: The DMK working president also accused the Centre of interfering in the functioning of states where there are Opposition governments.