A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Talwars expected to walk out of prison today: Rajesh and Nupur Talwar were not released the day after their acquittal in the case because prison authorities had not received the court order.
  2. Toll in Somalia’s ‘deadliest attacks since 2007’ rises to 276, hundreds injured: Authorities said some people searching for their relatives only found unrecognisable body parts.
  3. Taj Mahal is a ‘blot on Indian culture’, was built by traitors, says BJP leader Sangeet Som: The MLA from Meerut claimed that Mughal emperor Shah Jahan ‘wanted to wipe out Hindus’ and said they would change India’s history if such people were part of it.
  4. Delhi considered world’s worst megacity because of sexual assaults on women, finds Reuters poll: Among the 19 megacities surveyed, the Indian capital was found to be the most unsafe for women, along with Brazil’s Sao Paulo..
  5. Activist claims she was attacked by mob for complaining about illegal cow slaughter in Bengaluru: She said she suspected that the police were involved in the activity, too, though officers rejected her allegation.
  6. Ahmednagar Police suspend constable allegedly for WhatsApp message criticising Narendra Modi: The ‘satirical message’ implied that the prime minister is a liar, an officer said..
  7. United States will continue diplomacy with North Korea till ‘first bomb drops’, says Rex Tillerson: The secretary of state also denied that President Donald Trump had undermined his efforts earlier.
  8. Another RSS worker attacked in Kerala’ Kannur, BJP blames CPI(M): The 28-year-old is believed to be in critical condition.
  9. MNS accuses Shiv Sena of paying Rs 5 crore each to corporators who defected: Raj Thackeray criticised his cousin Uddhav Thackeray for his dirty politics and claimed he had known about their intentions for a month..
  10. Veteran filmmaker and actor Lekh Tandon dies at 88: He had appeared in several films over the last two decades including ‘Swades’, ‘Rang De Basanti’ and ‘Chennai Express’.