A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Padmavati given UA certificate, title likely to change to Padmavat, claim reports: Is Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s historical finally inching closer to a release?   
  2. After Kamala Mills fire claims 14 lives, BMC carries out demolition drive against illegal structures: Illegal extensions and roofs of at least four restaurants in Kamala Mills and Raguvanshi Mills were demolished on Friday. 
  3. Hardik Patel invites Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel to leave the BJP and join him: The state deputy chief minister did not assume office at the secretariat in Gandhinagar on Friday, after he was stripped of several portfolios.
  4. Madrassa manager arrested in Lucknow for allegedly sexually assaulting minors: The police were alerted after girls at the institution threw paper slips out of the windows mentioning the sexual abuse. 
  5. Palestine ambassador shares stage with Hafiz Saeed in Pakistan, India says will take it up strongly: Palestinian ambassador in Islamabad Walid Abu Ali attended an event organised by the Difa-e-Pakistan Council in Rawalpindi. 
  6. A divided Congress led to defeat in Himachal Pradesh, says Rahul Gandhi: The newly-appointed Congress president urged party members and workers to speak against ‘wrong policies’ of the state and Centre.
  7. Four students from Delhi University, JNU and Amity University arrested for allegedly peddling drugs: The racket is believed to be operating out of Himachal Pradesh.
  8. Attempts being made to rewrite history and distort facts, says West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee: She announced Rs 100 crore grant to set up a Centre of Excellence for the varsity.  
  9. Wife of Kargil soldier dies after hospital refuses treatment without Aadhaar card, family claims: The hospital admitted to asking for the identity card, but has denied the allegations that the woman was refused treatment.
  10. After Donald Trump’s allegations, China says it has not sold oil to North Korea: China said it has never violated the United Nations sanctions against Pyongyang.