A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Nagaland governor appoints TR Zeliang CM, invites him to take oath: PB Acharya has asked him to prove his majority in the Assembly on or before July 22, after incumbent CM Shurhozelie Liezietsu skipped his floor test.
  2. Right to privacy inseparable from right to liberty, say petitioners in Aadhaar case: Jurist Soli Sorabjee argued that though Article 19(1) does not guarantee freedom of the press, it can be deduced from the right to freedom of speech.
  3. Foreign secretary blames ‘supranationalism and media hype’ for escalated tension with China: S Jaishankar told a parliamentary panel that India was using diplomatic channels to settle the border dispute in Sikkim.  
  4. Tejashwi Yadav meets Nitish Kumar, defends himself against CBI’s corruption charges: This was their first time coming face to face since the bureau levelled the allegations against the deputy chief minister.  
  5. Tamil Nadu MLAs get a near-100% salary hike, pension raised to Rs 20,000: Funds to develop their respective constituencies has been increased from Rs 2 crore to Rs 2.6 crore.  
  6. Fake currency worth Rs 11.23 crore detected since demonetisation, Arun Jaitley tells Parliament: The finance minister said the RBI has launched a mobile app that allows users to see the features of new Rs 500 and Rs 2,000 notes.  
  7. Indian Army says investigation on after a jawan shot dead an officer at a Uri forward post: Naik Kathiresan opened fire at Major Shikhar Thapa after being warned against using his cellphone on duty.  
  8. After uncle rapes 10-year-old, court does not allow the minor to abort her six-month-old foetus: The judge rejected the police’s petition, saying terminating her pregnancy at this stage would put her health and life at risk.  
  9. Fresh violence breaks out in Darjeeling’s Mirik area as GJM claims a supporter died in police firing: The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha claimed one of its supporters were killed in police firing on Monday night, however, the security forces have denied the allegation.
  10. US issues fresh sanctions against Iran for its ballistic missiles programme: Tehran has called the move worthless and threatened to retaliate against Americans in the region.