A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Telugu Desam Party moves no-trust motion against Centre in Lok Sabha after breaking its alliance with BJP, House adjourned till Monday: A no-trust motion can be accepted only if it has the support of at least 50 members in the House.
  2. Bhagwant Mann quits as AAP Punjab chief after Kejriwal apologises to Shiromani Akali Dal leader: The Lok Sabha MP said he would continue his fight against the drug mafia and corruption in the state.
  3. Ram Setu won’t be touched, we’ll find other ways to build shipping canal, Centre tells SC: The court had asked the government to clarify its stand on the Sethusamudram project in the region.
  4. ‘It is time to redefine R&D as research for nation’s development’, Modi tells science congress: The prime minister urged the community to inculcate a scientific temper among the youth.
  5. Centre tells Supreme Court it cannot share investigation status report on PNB scam: A court-monitored ‘parallel inquiry’ would affect the morale of the investigators, Attorney General KK Venugopal said.
  6. Man moves Supreme Court seeking late father’s biometric details from Aadhaar authority: The petitioner argued that his father’s data would not be of any use to the Unique Identification Authority of India, but could be misused in the wrong hands.
  7. GST is one of the most complex tax systems in the world, says World Bank: It has the second highest tax rate among 115 countries that have a similar indirect tax system, the international organisation said.
  8. Top bottled water brands, including Bisleri, contain plastic, finds study: The WHO said it will review the potential risks after a non-profit collective said more than 90% of bottled water bought in nine countries were contaminated.
  9. Toll from Theni forest fire rises to 14, case filed against trekking club owner: Between 35 to 40 trekkers were caught in the fire at Kurangani forest on Sunday.
  10. Two suspected militants killed in Pulwama gunfight: They had attempted to disarm a Bharatiya Janata Party leader’s personal security guard.