A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Union minister Kalraj Mishra confirms his resignation from the Cabinet ahead of reshuffle: He said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed satisfaction over his performance in the ministry.
  2. Neet petitioner Anitha’s father asks who will answer for her death after protests erupt in TN: Some political parties have continued to demand that the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test be scrapped for students of medicine.
  3. Day after Ghazipur landfill collapse, Delhi LG Anil Baijal prohibits garbage dumping at site: He said the National Highways Authority of India will begin clearing out the area in November and use the waste to construct roads.
  4. President should intervene in Tamil Nadu’s ‘extraordinary situation’, says Dinakaran: The ousted AIADMK general secretary said O Panneerselvam and Edappadi Palaniswami should resign following the suicide of a Neet petitioner in the state.
  5. Zee News fined Rs 1 lakh for calling poet Gauhar Raza ‘anti-national’: The News Broadcasting Standards Authority asked the news channel to air a public apology on September 8.
  6. Malayalam actor Dileep granted two-hour parole to attend father’s death anniversary rituals: The Kochi magistrate court extended his judicial custody to September 17.
  7. After 4,623 orbits, astronaut Peggy Whitson to return to Earth with new records: When she lands on Sunday morning, she would have spent a total 665 days in space, the longest by any American.
  8. Centre waives penalty of Rs 200 on late filing of GST returns for July: However, the interest on the late payment will be levied on taxpayers.
  9. Landslide hits Chandigarh-Shimla National Highway, buries vehicles: The incident took place near Dhalli tunnel, about 8 km from Shimla.
  10. Karnataka government to provide free education for girls up to graduation: Nearly 18 lakh students are expected to benefit from this scheme.