A look at the headlines right now:

  1. CBI arrests PNB’s general manager-rank officer in connection with alleged Rs 11,400-crore scam: Officials believe it was during Rakesh Jindal’s tenure at the bank’s Mumbai office that LoUs were issued to the businessman’s company without sanctioned limits.
  2. AAP legislator Prakash Jarwal arrested on charges of assaulting Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash: The police are also looking for MLA Amanatullah Khan in connection with the incident.  
  3. Special CBI court sentences five people to seven years in prison in Vyapam scam: This is the first conviction in cases related to the scam since the Central Bureau of Investigation took over the probe in 2015. 
  4. It is easier to do business in India than in China, says Donald Trump Jr: The Indian government’s reforms push will help attract to the country, United States President Donald Trump’s eldest son said.
  5. Minister says railways will propose to build Ayodhya station as a replica of Ram temple: Manoj Sinha added that PM Modi and Amit Shah want people coming to Ayodhya to ‘get the feeling that this is the birthplace of Ram’.
  6. Journalists’ organisations call for Kashmiri photojournalist Kamran Yousuf’s immediate release: A court in Delhi is likely to decide his bail plea on Wednesday. 
  7. Donald Trump pushes for ban on gun ‘bump stocks’ in the wake of Florida school shooting: The president said the safety of children has become a top priority for his administration.
  8. ‘Canada wants one united India’, says PM Trudeau amid speculation he was snubbed on India visit: He said his government was serious about cracking down on extremism in his country.  
  9. Reliance Industries Limited to acquire 5% stake in Eros International: The Indian conglomerate will also partner with Eros International’s India arm to produce content together.  
  10. Delhi government withdraws decision to use Aadhaar to disburse subsidised ration: News reports had said many beneficiaries were unable to buy ration after Aadhaar-based point-of-sale machines came into use last month.