A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Violence erupts again in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj as mob sets shops, buses on fire, 49 arrested: Earlier, the cremation of the youth killed in the clashes on Friday was delayed as people demanded he be declared a martyr.
  2. Bomb blast in Afghanistan’s Kabul kills 63, injures at least 151: The Taliban have claimed responsibility for the attack.
  3. CSK gets Karn Sharma, RCB retain Yuzvendra Chahal: Stokes went to RR for 12.5 crore, Ashwin to KXIP for 7.6 crore, while Gayle was unsold, and Jaipur is now eligible to host IPL games.
  4. Curfew in Assam’s Maibang leaves train commuters stranded following death of two protestors in police firing: The protestors were demonstrating against an RSS activist’s purported comment that the Naga Accord showed Dima Hasao district as part of Nagalim.   
  5. Thirteen killed, three injured as bus falls into river in Kolhapur: The incident took place around 11.45 pm on Friday.
  6. Is governance getting too centralised, asks Raghuram Rajan during interview with The Economic Times: The former RBI governor told the government that it needed to protect the privacy of the Aadhaar data.   
  7. Spain asks its top court to block Catalan leader Puigdemont’s bid to become regional president again: Carles Puigdemont, who has fled to Belgium, faces arrest in Spain for rebellion, sedition and misuse of public funds.
  8. J&K police misinterpreted intelligence input, to let off woman suspected of plotting suicide attack: Police have contacted her family and will send her back as there is no case against her in Kashmir or Maharashtra.
  9. Pakistani-origin UK lawmaker leads protests in London to call for Kashmir, Khalistan freedom: Protestors planned the ‘black day’ demonstration to coincide with India’s Republic Day.
  10. Congress did the same to our leaders, says BJP about Rahul Gandhi’s Republic Day seat allotment: Rahul Gandhi thinks he is a ‘super VVIP’, BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said.