A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Gujarat election results are a ‘massive jolt’ to the BJP, says Rahul Gandhi: The people of the state do not approve of Narendra Modi’s model of development, the Congress president said.   
  2. Unmanned Delhi Metro train on trial run crashes through the wall of a depot: The Kalindi Kunj station is part of the Magenta Line, which Narendra Modi will inaugurate on December 25.   
  3. Militant and civilian fatalities this year in Jammu and Kashmir are the highest in four years, says Centre: As many as 75 security personnel died fighting militancy in the state this year. 
  4. Narendra Modi meets families affected by Cyclone Ockhi, announces Rs 325 crore in government aid: The Centre will also help reconstruct 1,400 damaged houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana.
  5. India will take up reports of alleged conversion of Sikhs with Pakistan, says Sushma Swaraj: On Friday, members of the Sikh community in Pakistan had claimed that a local tehsil officer was forcing them to convert to Islam.   
  6. At least 65 media workers were killed on the job in 2017, says Reporters Without Borders: The report said 26 were killed in airstrikes or bombings, and the remaining were ‘deliberately targeted’ for their reporting.   
  7. Aligarh schools, colleges to get security after Hindu group’s threat against celebrating Christmas: Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said he had no knowledge of the Hindu Jagran Manch’s warning.   
  8. Five private sector telecom firms understated revenues by Rs 14,813 crore, says CAG report: The report, tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, said the companies owed the government Rs 2,578 crore.    
  9. Law firm Appleby sues BBC, The Guardian for leaking ‘confidential’ information through reports on Paradise Papers: The firm has sought a permanent injunction stopping any further use of the information. 
  10. Myanmar Army says it is investigating a mass grave in Rakhine state: The army said it found the grave after acting on a tip-off from ‘someone who asked not to be named’.