A look at the headlines right now:

  1. French President Emmanuel Macron receives ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the French leader are expected to engage in delegation-level talks soon. 
  2. Centre’s Rafale jet deal caused a loss of Rs 12,632 crore, claims Congress: Dassault Aviation sold the fighter aircraft to India for Rs 351 crore more than what it was sold for to Qatar and Egypt, the party claimed.  
  3. ‘Human beings have the right to die with dignity,’ says Supreme Court as it allows passive euthanasia: The bench issued guidelines to govern the execution of living wills.
  4. Gunman, three employees found dead after hostage standoff at a veterans care facility in California: Officials said they knew the name of the perpetrator, but did not want to disclose his identity.  
  5. BJP demands President’s rule in Karnataka after attack at Lokayukta office: BS Yeddyurappa said that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah should resign and the governor must take legal action against him.
  6. Police summon actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui after lawyer allegedly got hold of his wife’s call records: The Thane Crime Branch said the details may have been obtained because of some dispute between the couple.
  7. Man murders student outside her college campus in Chennai, arrested: Reports said the woman had earlier filed a complaint against the attacker but no action was taken.  
  8. Former Maharashtra minister Patangrao Kadam dies at Mumbai hospital: The Congress leader, suffering from renal dysfunction, had been admitted to the intensive care unit on March 5. 
  9. MEA says Pakistan trying to mainstream Hafiz Saeed, after court allows his party’s registration: The Election Commission of Pakistan had rejected the Milli Muslim League’s registration plea because of its alleged links with banned militant groups.
  10. RBI fines Airtel Payments Bank Rs 5 crore for opening accounts without customer consent: The central bank accused the company of violating operating guidelines and Know Your Customer norms.