A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Chennai Police register case against AIADMK leader who released the viral video of Jayalalithaa: The Election Commission banned the media from airing the clip ahead of the RK Nagar bye-poll.
  2. We rule in 19 states, Indira Gandhi was in power in 18, says Modi during BJP’s parliamentary meet: Meanwhile, the Congress began a conclave to analyse the Gujarat election results.
  3. Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother and wife get visas to visit him in Islamabad: The Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi issued their visas on Wednesday for their December 25 trip.  
  4. Venkaiah Naidu rebukes Congress MPs for disrupting Parliament again and demanding apology from Modi: The Rajya Sabha was adjourned till Thursday, while Question Hour continued in Lok Sabha only after the disruptions over Modi’s remarks on Manmohan Singh.
  5. Accused boy in Gurugram murder case to be tried as an adult, says Juvenile Justice Board: The Class 11 student will be produced in court on Friday.
  6. ‘India’s Most Wanted’ show producer Suhaib Ilyasi gets life imprisonment for murdering wife: Anju Ilyasi was found dead with multiple stab wounds in her East Delhi home on January 11, 2000.
  7. Mumbai court grants bail to man accused of molesting child actor on a flight: Vikas Sachdeva was released on a surety of Rs 25,000.  
  8. UIDAI tightens rules to link Aadhaar and bank accounts after Airtel case: The new regulations make it necessary for a customer’s ‘explicitly informed consent’ to link the unique identification number to an account.  
  9. Four women accuse head of Sant Kutir ashram and his three aides of rape and torture in Uttar Pradesh: In Delhi, the High Court asked the CBI to investigate a similar case of sexual assault at a city ashram.
  10. European Union sets a date for Brexit, says transition has to be over by December 31, 2020: The United Kingdom would retain the benefits and obligations of being in the union during the transition period, EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said.