A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Congress opposes BJP ‘just for the sake of opposition’, Modi says in Gujarat’s Bharuch: The prime minister claimed that the BJP government in the state had done its best to give land rights to adivasis. 
  2. Cyclone Ockhi will head towards coastal Maharashtra and Gujarat, predict weathermen: Ten ships and three aircraft were deployed for search operations off the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Lakshadweep islands on Sunday.
  3. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani inaugurates Chabahar Port developed by India: New Delhi has invested $500 million in the project that opens a trade route to Afghanistan and Central Asia.  
  4. Congress’ quota formula for Patidars is constitutionally impossible, says Amit Shah: The BJP president said the reservation demands raised by Hardik Patel, Alpesh Thakor and Jignesh Mevani needed ‘prolonged discussions’.  
  5. Central Railway to move its offices out of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus: It will make way for a railway museum, Piyush Goyal had said last week.  
  6. I-T raids unearth referral commission nexus between doctors and diagnostic centres in Bengaluru: Investigators found that doctors were paid crores for referring medical tests to certain laboratories.  
  7. WhatsApp’s latest update will allow group administrators to stop other members from sending messages: The feature is currently available on the beta versions of the iOS and Android app. 
  8. 10 arrested in Patna after firing at religious procession triggers clashes: Unidentified gunmen on bikes reportedly shot at an Eid Milad-un-Nabi procession in the city’s Phulwari Sharif locality.  
  9. OnePlus announces limited ‘Star Wars’ edition of its latest smartphone: The customised OnePlus 5T device may be sold only in India, reports said.  
  10. Hawaii tests nuclear alarms for the first time since the Cold War ended: Officials are investigating whether the warning systems malfunctioned after they were barely heard at one of the popular beaches in the US state.