A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Fresh polling conducted in six booths in Gujarat a day before counting and results: The Election Commission ordered re-polling at two booths each in Vadgam and Savli constituencies, and one each in Daskroi and Viramgam.
  2. We are processing visa applications of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and mother, says Pakistan foreign office: The visit has been arranged after weeks of talks between the two countries, and eight months after Pakistan sentenced the former Indian Navy officer to death.
  3. Civilian killed in Army firing in Kupwara: Asif Iqbal was shot during an ambush conducted by the Army in the area.
  4. Police arrest Sydney man for brokering weapons deals for North Korea: The police said there was evidence that Choi Han Chan was in contact with senior officials in Pyongyang.
  5. Rickshaw driver, his two friends allegedly rape 23-year-old woman in Pune: Two of the accused have been arrested.
  6. Kerala HC upholds Thiruvananthapuram school’s decision to suspend two students for hugging: Justice Shaji P Chaly quashed the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights’ order asking St Thomas Central School to revoke the suspension.
  7. No red corner notice against Zakir Naik, says Interpol: The notice is to locate and provisionally arrest individuals pending extradition.
  8. Rajasthan Police say a bullet from colleague’s pistol killed Tamil Nadu inspector Periyapandi: Inspector Muni Shekhar accidentally set off his weapon while taking it out of his pocket.
  9. I would not have become a two-time MP without my surname, says Varun Gandhi: Those without ‘influential’ fathers and grandfathers find it difficult to make a mark in politics, the BJP legislator said.
  10. UN Security Council likely to vote on resolution against US’ Jerusalem decision, says report: The draft resolution asks countries to ‘not recognise any act contrary to Security Council resolutions regarding the Holy City of Jerusalem’.