A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Modi and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu hold roadshow in Ahmedabad amid high security: The two leaders will inaugurate the iCreate centre at Deo Dholera Village in the city later on Wednesday.  
  2. CJI Dipak Misra meets four dissenting Supreme Court judges to discuss judicial crisis, talks likely to continue on Wednesday: Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan filed a complaint against the CJI in the medical college scam.
  3. Aadhaar programme designed to ‘tether citizens to electronic leash’, counsel tells SC: The government had made inalienable and natural rights of citizens dependent on acquiring an Aadhaar number, advocate Shyam Divan said.
  4. Centre withdraws Haj subsidy, will use funds for Muslim girls’ education: Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said the decision was in line with the agenda to empower minority communities ‘with dignity, without appeasement’.  
  5. Trump’s former aide Steve Bannon asked to testify before grand jury about Russian meddling in US elections: The former White House chief strategist refused to answer questions posed by the House Intelligence Committee.
  6. Congress wants Madhya Pradesh CM booked after video purportedly shows him hitting a man: Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s office is yet to comment on the developments.
  7. Four people beat up Dalit man in Uttar Pradesh, force him to chant ‘Jai Mata Di’: The accused told the victim that he had insulted gods.
  8. Decomposed body of Haryana gangrape main accused found near Karnal-Kurukshetra border, say reports: The 15-year-old girl’s body was found near a canal in Jind on January 12.  
  9. Two teenage boys allegedly rape 13-year-old girl at Hindon airbase in Ghaziabad: The accused have been booked for gangrape, molestation and under provisions of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.
  10. Reserve police constable kills three people in firing at Daund: Head Constable Sanjay Shinde was reportedly involved in gambling and owed people a large amount of money.
  11. Suspected militants set ablaze nine oil tankers in Assam, no casualties reported: The attackers are believed to have taken away one tanker.