A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Delhi LG Anil Baijal asks transport department to prepare for odd-even scheme: Meanwhile, all schools in Punjab and Delhi, and some in Uttar Pradesh were asked to be closed for the rest of the week, and Arvind Kejriwal has asked for a meeting with the Punjab and Haryana CMs.
  2. CBI absolves bus conductor of charge, gets 3-day custody of Class 11 student: The juvenile was arrested earlier in the day for allegedly killing the Class 2 boy in an attempt to have exams postponed.
  3. Demonetisation and GST broke Surat’s legs, says Rahul Gandhi on first anniversary of note ban: Meanwhile, 79-year-old Nand Lal, who became the face of the demonetisation misery last year, asked who benefited from the note ban.
  4. Raghuram Rajan is the Aam Aadmi Party’s pick for a Rajya Sabha seat from Delhi: AAP is likely to field a jurist and a social worker – not any of its leaders – for the other two Upper House seats from the capital.
  5. Civil aviation minister summons airline staff, passenger in IndiGo assault case: Meanwhile, Air India took the opportunity to advertise its ‘unbeatable’ service.
  6. Mobile connections not linked with Aadhaar will not be disconnected, says telecom secretary: Aruna Sundararajan clarified that the Department of Telecom would wait for the Supreme Court’s judgment on the matter.
  7. SC junks plea seeking Centre’s response on delay in memorandum of procedure: The court itself had agreed to hear the plea last month.
  8. ‘Do not try us’, US President Donald Trump warns North Korea’s Kim Jong-Un: He urged Pyongyang to abandon its nuclear programmes, saying it was putting their regime in ‘grave danger’.
  9. Danica Roem becomes Virginia’s first transgender state legislator: Her opponent, Robert Marshall, was a 13-term Republican incumbent who fought against transgender rights.
  10. Magnificent Mary Kom wins her fifth gold medal in the Asian Boxing Championship: The Indian beat North Korea’s Hyang Mi Kim by unanimous decision in the 48 kg final.