A look at the headlines right now:

  1. The Islamic State killed 39 Indian hostages, confirms Iraqi official: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj confirmed their deaths to Parliament and also denied giving their families false hope.
  2. Delhi court grants bail to JNU professor accused of sexual harassment soon after his arrest: The police registered eight separate cases against Atul Johri.
  3. ‘Modi insults the common man by claiming credit for India’s progress,’ says Rahul Gandhi in Udupi: The Congress president said the BJP worked like the Kauravas and could do anything for power.
  4. Shooter killed after injuring two students at Maryland school in the US: Great Mills High School in St Mary’s County was briefly on lockdown after the armed student opened fire.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Another Periyar statue vandalised in Tamil Nadu’s Pudukottai:Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth condemned the act and called it barbarism.
  8. Indian Army says it has killed four militants in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kupwara: The four reportedly attacked an Army patrol party while it was carrying out a search and cordon operation.
  9. Parliamentary panel rejects Centre’s proposal to introduce ‘bridge courses’ for AYUSH students: It suggested allowing states to enhance the capacity of traditional medicine experts.
  10. CBI moves Delhi High Court against Kanimozhi, A Raja’s acquittal in 2G spectrum case: The court is expected to hear the pleas filed by the CBI and the Enforcement Directorate on Wednesday.