A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Salman Khan convicted in 1998 blackbuck poaching case, others acquitted by Jodhpur court: The actor is accused of hunting the endangered animal in Kankani village near Jodhpur during the shooting of the film ‘Hum Saath Saath Hain’.  
  2. MPs of National Democratic Alliance to forego salary for disrupted Budget Session, says Ananth Kumar: The parliamentary affairs minister blamed the Congress for stalling proceedings in both the Houses and wasting taxpayers’ money.
  3. Donald Trump signs order deploying National Guard troops to US-Mexican border: The move comes after the president failed to persuade the US Congress or the Mexican government to fund for wall that he planned to build along the border.
  4. Two CRPF jawans killed in accident in Jammu and Kashmir’s Anantnag district: The police said a vehicle of the paramilitary force ran over the soldiers when its driver lost control after a mob pelted stones at troops.  
  5. Facebook says data leak to Cambridge Analytica much wider than estimated: In a blogpost on Wednesday, the social media website’s Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said data of up to 87 million people had been improperly shared. 
  6. Man killed outside block development officer’s building in West Bengal, BJP accuses TMC of murder: The saffron party claimed Ajit Murmu was its nominee in the panchayat polls, but the police are yet to confirm his political affiliation.  
  7. Narendra Modi betrayed Andhra Pradesh by denying special status, says Chandrababu Naidu: The chief minister said the slogans like “cooperative federalism” and “team India” have become bogus.
  8. Aadhaar Act gives UIDAI excessive power, says Supreme Court: The bench also expressed concerns about a provision in the law that says the authority can seek ‘any other biological attributes’ later.  
  9. Three arrested for vandalising Gandhi statue in Rajasthan’s Rajsamand district: They were identified with the help of footage from a CCTV camera installed near the bust.  
  10. Delhi High Court allows petitioners to file income tax returns without Aadhaar number: The bench will hear the matter next on May 14.