A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Modi didn’t mean to question Manmohan Singh’s integrity, Arun Jaitley clarifies in Rajya Sabha: He made the statement after both Parliament Houses were adjourned as the Congress disrupted proceedings again, demanding an apology from the prime minister.
  2. NIA court drops organised crime charges against Pragya Thakur, Colonel Purohit in 2008 Malegaon blasts case: The bench said all accused will continue to be out on bail, and all previous bonds and sureties against them still stand.
  3. There was something in the shoes of Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife that was confiscated, says Pakistan: Foreign Office Spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said she was given a spare pair.
  4. CBI arrests its own official, an aide for developing software to dupe IRCTC’s tatkal ticket system: Assistant Programmer Ajay Garg distributed the technology to travel operators, who were then able to procure tatkal tickets, the agency said.
  5. BJP’s Jairam Thakur takes oath as chief minister of Himachal Pradesh: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and several Union ministers attended the event.
  6. Make sure online biases don’t split society, Obama tells world leaders in interview to Prince Harry: The British royal urged people to look up from their phones and go out into the world if they really want to make a change.
  7. UP government orders withdrawal of case from 1995 against Chief Minister Adityanath, 12 others: The accused had been booked for violating prohibitory orders in Gorakhpur in 1995 by holding a meeting.
  8. Nepal rejects India’s offer to re-measure the height of Mount Everest: The country said it does not need help figuring out the impact of the 2015 earthquake on the world’s tallest peak.
  9. ‘Genuine’ Indians need not worry, says Assam CM Sonowal before release of first citizens’ list: The first draft of the National Register of Citizens will be released on Sunday.
  10. Unnao doctors conducting surgeries in torchlight shows sorry state of Uttar Pradesh hospitals, says NHRC: The National Human Rights Commission issued a notice to the state government after reports said doctors went ahead with cataract operations despite a power cut.