A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Chidambaram says Centre has admitted failure to revive jobs and agriculture sectors: The Economic Survey said farm incomes can drop by 25% because of climate change, and also has a section on gender this year.  
  2. Shubman Gill, Ishan Porel set up India’s 203-run win over Pakistan in U-19 World Cup: Porel bowled a brilliant spell at the start, reducing Pakistan to 28/4. Gill set up India’s win with an unbeaten hundred.  
  3. Bareilly DM says it has now become a ‘trend’ to enter Muslim localities, shout anti-Pakistan slogans: District Magistrate Raghvendra Vikram Singh was referring to the violent communal clashes in Uttar Pradesh’s Kasganj on Republic Day.
  4. 28-year-old man in Delhi arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting his 8-month-old cousin: He was booked under the relevant sections of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act.  
  5. SC asks Rajasthan, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to reply to contempt of court plea in cow vigilantism case: The apex court was hearing a contempt of court petition filed by Tarun Gandhi, the great grandson of Mahatma Gandhi.  
  6. Toll in Murshidabad bus accident rises to 36, West Bengal government announces compensation: The rescue team pulled the bus out of the canal using cranes after eight hours. 
  7. Andrew McCabe abruptly steps down as FBI deputy director: His departure comes ahead of a report that will review the FBI’s functioning in 2016 when the agency was probing the alleged Russian meddling in US elections.
  8. Telangana software engineer found dead in his apartment in Texas: The autopsy was completed and the body is likely to be flown to India by Thursday.   
  9. Kerala HC issues notice to Centre after petitioners say orange-coloured passports are discriminatory: The government’s decision would lead to the segregation of people on the basis of their educational qualifications and economic status, the petitioners said.
  10. Punjab police officer shoots himself during a students’ protest against ‘moral policing’: The bullet Baljinder Singh Sandhu fired also hit a constable, leaving him critically injured.