A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Narendra Modi welcomes Justin Trudeau at Rashtrapati Bhavan, will hold talks focusing on trade, defence: India’s External Affairs Ministry said it was trying to ascertain how a Khalistani militant, invited to a dinner with the Canadian prime minister was issued a visa.
  2. CBI arrests Rotomac Pens owner Vikram Kothari in Rs 3,700-crore loan default case: The investigating agency had registered a case against Rotomac Global and its directors for wilfully defaulting on loans from government banks.
  3. Arvind Kejriwal’s adviser changes statement, claims he saw MLAs assault Delhi chief secretary: AAP leaders alleged VK Jain changed his statement under police pressure.  
  4. Aadhaar petitioners urge Supreme Court to grant compensation to kin of starvation victims: Glitches in the Aadhaar-based public distribution system had led to deaths in Jharkhand and a few other states, lawyer Gopal Subramanium argued.
  5. NIA takes over investigation in Sunjuwan Army camp attack case: Six soldiers, one civilian and three militants were killed in the attack on February 10.  
  6. CBI arrests one administrator of a WhatsApp group that allegedly shared child pornography: The agency is now looking for the other administrators of the group, which reportedly had 114 members from across the world.
  7. To discuss Cauvery dispute, Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami will lead all-party delegation to meet Modi: The contingent, which will include representatives of farmers’ associations, will urge the prime minister to immediately set up the Cauvery Management Board.
  8. Punjab National Bank responds to Nirav Modi’s letter, says it was ‘compelled’ to report case: Nirav Modi claimed last week that the bank closed all its options to recover dues by making a public announcement about the case.
  9. AIUDF head urges president to take note of Army chief’s ‘political’ remarks on his party: Army Chief Bipin Rawat had said Assam’s AIUDF has grown at a faster pace than the BJP.
  10. Two of nine students being investigated in Najeeb Ahmed case file complaint about ‘defamatory’ posters: The complainants alleged that those who put up the posters had accused them of delaying the investigation in the case.