A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Nine killed, hundreds detained as protests turn violent in several states:  The Centre filed a petition challenging the Supreme Court’s order on arresting public servants under the SC/ST Act.
  2. Arvind Kejriwal, four other AAP leaders apologise to Arun Jaitley in 2015 defamation case: The finance minister filed the defamation suit in 2015 after AAP had accused him of corruption during his 13-year tenure as the Delhi cricket association head.
  3. Bodies of 38 Indians killed in Mosul brought back to India: Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh brought them to Amritsar in a special aircraft.
  4. Delhi High Court agrees to hear plea seeking investigation into CBSE Class 10 mathematics paper leak: CBSE Class 10 Sanskrit and Class 12 Hindi exams start late at a few centres.
  5. In Chennai, 200 DMK workers detained for protesting over formation of Cauvery management board: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear the contempt petition that the AIADMK government filed against the Centre.
  6. H1-B visa application process begins amid increased scrutiny by Donald Trump administration: The United States government has indicated that there will be zero tolerance for even minor errors.
  7. Both Houses of Parliament adjourned in first hour of proceedings amid protests: Telugu Desam Party MPs were seen standing, with black ribbons pinned to their shirts, demanding special status category for Andhra Pradesh.  
  8. IMD predicts hotter summer for many parts of India between April and June: The weather agency said season average temperatures during summer will remain lower than in 2017.
  9. Judge Loya’s autopsy document was manipulated by doctor related to a minister, claims The Caravan: While records show that Dr NK Tumram conducted the post-mortem, Nagpur hospital employees alleged it was actually led by Dr Makarand Vyawahare.
  10. BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar resigns from board of Republic TV’s parent company: He said he decided to step down ‘in the best interest of the brand’ as he is now a member of a political party.