A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Special court acquits all accused in 2G spectrum case including Kanimozhi, A Raja: The CBI said it will challenge the verdict, but the special judge said that there was little evidence provided to support the allegations made against the accused.
  2. Voting in RK Nagar bye-poll ends, turnout likely to touch 80%: Earlier in the day, officials got complaints of electronic voting machines malfunctioning and voters being bribed.
  3. Sachin Tendulkar’s first speech in Rajya Sabha delayed amid Congress slogans, House adjourned: The Congress demanded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s explanation on his ‘false propaganda’ about the 2G spectrum allocation scam. 
  4. Condom ads without sexually explicit content allowed at all hours, clarifies Centre: Advertisements that aim to inform citizens about methods of safe sex, without objectifying women, are not banned, the ministry said.  
  5. Rajasthan man locks two wives in car, burns them alive for not keeping his mother happy, say police: The police arrested Deepa Ram after he confessed to the crime.  
  6. ‘Baba raped me many times’, says one of at least 100 women confined in Delhi ashram: Delhi Commission for Women’s chief Swati Maliwal said the building was heavily fortified and not even a bird could enter or leave the ashram in Rohini.  
  7. UK Prime Minister Theresa May sacks her deputy for misleading remarks about pornography claims: Damian Green was found to have lied during an investigation that was launched after activist Kate Maltby alleged he made unwarranted advances on her.  
  8. Visibility drops as air quality worsens in Delhi: At least 30 trains were delayed and 15 were cancelled. 
  9. South Korean military fires warning shots after North Korean soldier allegedly crosses border: Seoul said it had secured the safety of the soldier and will question him to find out the reason for his defection.
  10. Sashastra Seema Bal strengthens presence along India-Bhutan border post Doklam standoff: Director General Rajni Kant Mishra said the force has the sanctions to establish a total of 734 border outposts.