A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Sushma Swaraj confirms that 39 Indians missing in Iraq have died: The minister of external affairs said it was protocol to inform Parliament before the families of the deceased and also denied giving them false hope.
  2. Train services on Central Railway resume slowly as students end protest: The members of the All India Act Apprentice Association claimed that there had been no recruitment in the sector over the last four years.
  3. Students protest in Kerala after professor says Muslim women bare their breasts like sliced watermelon: They said they will send slices of the fruit to the social science teacher.
  4. Goa Congress President Shantaram Naik resigns to make way for a younger leader: The 71-year-old politician said he was inspired by Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s call to build a new party with youngsters.
  5. Parliament adjourned for the day, no-trust motion is not taken up: Earlier, Opposition MPs decided to meet Rajya Sabha Chairperson Venkaiah Naidu to tell him that they want the House to function.
  6. AIADMK leader VK Sasikala granted emergency parole to attend husband Natarajan’s last rites: Natarajan passed away at 74 in a Chennai hospital following multiple-organ failure.
  7. Hackers claim to breach Rajya Sabha website, access Amit Shah’s member account: The group, which identifies itself as Lulzsec India, posted screenshots on Twitter on Sunday night.
  8. Another Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai: Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth condemned the act and called it barbarism.
  9. World’s last male northern white rhino dies in Kenya of age-related complications: The Ol Pejeta Conservancy where Sudan was taken care of said his muscles and bones were affected and he suffered extensive skin wounds.
  10. Man who allegedly planned Kathua rape and murder surrenders to police after son’s arrest: Sanji Ram surrendered days after his son Vishal was arrested in Meerut.