A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Centre told Supreme Court not to remove anticipatory bail clause in SC/ST Act, says amicus curiae: The apex court had refused to stay its order on SC/ST Act and had asked all parties to file detailed replies.
  2. Three injured after woman opens fire at YouTube headquarters in California, suspect dead: Authorities said the shooting was being investigated as a domestic dispute.
  3. Not a single toilet under the Swachh Bharat Mission was constructed in Delhi, says CAG report: Over Rs 40 crore allocated for the purpose is lying unused in the banks, the auditor said.  
  4. Dutch lawyer is the first person to be sentenced to jail in the 2016 Russian meddling inquiry: The court found that Alex van der Zwaan had lied to the investigators about his ties with Trump’s campaign managers.
  5. Nearly 5,000 booked, 32 arrested in Ghaziabad for rioting during Dalit protests: In Rajasthan, a mob set houses of a Dalit MLA and a former minister on fire.
  6. Madhya Pradesh BJP government gives minister of state status to five religious leaders: The state said the decision was taken to garner public support for the Narmada conservation project.
  7. Kerala government turns down Adani Group’s plea to extend Vizhinjam seaport deadline, say reports: Adani Vizhinjam Ports Ltd was to commission Phase I of the project in December 2019, but asked for a 16-month extension citing damage caused by Cyclone Ockhi.  
  8. Civilian dies a day after he was injured in police chase in Kangan, Jammu and Kashmir: Meanwhile, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed concern over the situation in the state and called for investigation into civilian deaths.
  9. Delhi High Court disposes of defamation suits Arun Jaitley filed against Arvind Kejriwal: The court accepted the joint settlement application the two leaders filed after the Delhi chief minister apologised to the Union finance minister.
  10. Chandrababu Naidu urges regional parties to fight ‘injustice’ by Centre against non-NDA states: The Andhra Pradesh chief minister met several Opposition MPs at Parliament on Tuesday.