A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Students protest outside CBSE headquarters in New Delhi against question paper leaks: A student from West Delhi had reportedly e-mailed CBSE Chairperson Anita Karwal about the leak of the Class 10 maths question paper.
  2. Tamil Nadu files contempt petition against Centre in Supreme Court for not setting up Cauvery board: The Union government also filed a clarification plea asking the court whether it can modify the composition of the Cauvery Management Board.
  3. CBI begins preliminary enquiry into ICICI Bank’s Rs 3,250-crore loan to Videocon: The agency said ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar is not a suspect in the case, but named her husband Deepak Kochhar and Videocon CEO Venugopal Dhoot.
  4. 17 Palestinians killed in Gaza, over thousand injured in violent ‘March of Return’ to Israel: The Israeli defense said they were facing ‘a violent, terrorist demonstration at six points’ along the fence on the Gaza border.
  5. Subdued Hanuman Jayanti in West Bengal this year as state recovers from Ram Navami violence: The Kolkata Police said there will only be eight processions in the city, and they will not allow any rallies with arms or loudspeakers.
  6. Suspected militants attack police officer at Khanabal traffic junction in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district: The strike on Trilok Singh comes two days after another special police officer was shot dead.
  7. Population of one-horned rhino in Kaziranga rose marginally by 12 from the last census in 2015: Authorities said they came to a low count because they could not burn enough of the grass in the national park to spot the animals.
  8. BJP leader files defamation case against Rahul Gandhi for remarks on Narendra Modi: The Congress president’s claim that the prime minister’s name symbolises corruption has hurt BJP workers, Shalabh Mani Tripathi alleged.
  9. Home ministry says granting Lingayats minority tag will ‘deprive’ them of SC status: In an internal note, it warned of ‘widespread implications’ and that other sects of Hinduism ‘may line up to be declared as separate religious entities’.
  10. West Bengal governor visits violence-hit Asansol 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.