A look at the headlines right now:

  1. CBSE to hold Class 12 economics exam on April 25, Class 10 maths re-test only for Delhi, Haryana: Whether Class 10 students need to write the mathematics paper again will be decided within 15 days based on the investigation into the paper leak, the Centre said.
  2. Home ministry warns of ‘widespread implications’ if Lingayats are given minority tag: In an internal note, it said other sects of Hinduism ‘may line up to be declared as separate religious entities’.
  3. India, Pakistan ‘mutually agree’ to resolve concerns over diplomats’ treatment: The two countries agreed to treat the officials in line with a 1992 pact.
  4. Seven killed, over 300 injured in Gaza as Palestinians begin ‘March of Return’ to Israel: Over 20,000 Palestinians began their six-week-long protest demanding that refugees be allowed to return to their homes, which are now across the border.
  5. West Bengal governor to visit violence-hit Asansol today as it limps back to normalcy: Although no new clashes were reported on Friday, prohibitory orders are still in force and internet services will remain suspended till April 4.
  6. Dalit man killed in Gujarat allegedly by villagers who were upset after he bought a horse: The police have detained three people for questioning.
  7. Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot appointed Congress general secretary: Former Union minister Jitendra Singh will look after the party’s affairs in Odisha, and MP Rajeev Satav will now oversee the Gujarat unit.
  8. CPI(M) to back strongest anti-BJP candidates in Karnataka polls, field its own in less than 20 seats: The party will soon announce its list of nominees for Assembly elections.
  9. AIADMK cadres to hold hunger strike on April 2 over Cauvery board, says Panneerselvam: Party workers in all districts will fast, the deputy chief minister said.
  10. Indian banking sector reported 12,533 frauds worth Rs 18,170 crore in 2016-’17, says report: Proxy advisory firm Institutional Investor Advisory Services said that the Bank of Maharashtra reported as many as 3,893 frauds.