A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Cabinet approves capitalisation plan of Rs 2.11 lakh crore for public sector banks: Arun Jaitley said India was still a high-growth economy, while the government also unveiled its ambitious BharatMala road development project.  
  2. NIA detains Hizbul Mujahideen chief’s son in alleged terror-funding case: The agency said Syed Shahid Yusuf has been ‘receiving and collecting funds from Aijaz Ahmed Bhat’, an absconding militant.
  3. Congress leader claims police, IB searched rooms where he met Hardik Patel, Jignesh Mevani: The hotel authorities in Ahmedabad said the police asked for CCTV footage, and it was given to them for security reasons. 
  4. European Union President Donald Tusk says reversing Brexit is still a possibility: It is up to the United Kingdom to ensure how Brexit would play out, the official said.  
  5. Advocate files plea against Mersal, wants censor certificate revoked: The petition said the movie portrayed India in poor light as it had misleading information about its healthcare sector and GST.  
  6. US may impose fresh sanctions on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis: This week, the number of refugees who have fled the violence in the country rose to six lakh. 
  7. Rajasthan refers controversial ordinance shielding public servants to Select Committee: The ordinance, which proposes to shield officials from being investigated for on-duty action without prior government sanction, was tabled on Monday. 
  8. Fake stamp paper scam convict Abdul Karim Telgi admitted to hospital with meningitis: His lawyer said he has been in hospital for a week, and was put on ventilator support after a multi-organ failure. 
  9. Police arrest father of missing Indian child for changing his story about the disappearance: The police did not say how Wesley Mathews’ statements were different. 
  10. China’s Xi Xinping becomes as powerful as Mao Zedong after change to Constitution: The Communist Party endorsed a second term for the president and also voted to include his ideology in the country’s Constitution.