A look at the headlines right now:

  1. CBSE Class 12 accountancy paper allegedly leaked, AAP’s Manish Sisodia asks for investigation: Reports claimed the Central Board of Secondary Education is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the matter.
  2. TTV Dinakaran launches new party – Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam: He said his party would use the cooker symbol till he manages to retrieve the AIADMK’s two-leaves symbol.
  3. Haryana school principal allegedly rapes Class 10 student after promising to help her clear exams: The accused reportedly made another student write the 16-year-old’s physical education paper.
  4. SC asks Gujarat court to not proceed with criminal defamation case against The Wire: On April 12, the top court will hear a petition by the news website to get the case quashed.
  5. JNU removes seven department heads, one coordinator after they oppose attendance rule: The university had issued a circular in December 2017, saying it was planning to make 75% attendance for all courses compulsory.
  6. Nobel laureate’s wife found dead in a landfill in US, disoriented researcher spotted walking nearby: Sumire Negishi, the wife of Ei-ichi Negishi, was reportedly suffering from Parkinson’s disease.
  7. Finland tops global happiness index, India is the unhappiest country among its neighbours: Of all the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation countries, only war-torn Afghanistan was ranked behind India in the World Happiness Report.
  8. ‘I will not inculcate the idea of lesbianism in schools’, says West Bengal education minister: On March 8, an all-girls’ school made 10 students forcibly write a letter that they were lesbians, leading to protests in the city.
  9. Donald Trump appoints television commentator Lawrence Kudlow his chief economic adviser: He succeeds Gary Cohn at the helm of the National Economic Council.
  10. Tripura Deputy CM Jishnu Debbarma wins Charilam Assembly constituency: In alliance with the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, the Bharatiya Janata Party now has 44 seats in the House.