A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Jodhpur Court reserves order on Salman Khan’s bail plea for April 7 in blackbuck poaching case: The court had sentenced him to five years in jail and levied a penalty of Rs 10,000.
  2. CBI questions ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar’s brother-in-law in Videocon deal investigation: Unidentified officials said Rajiv Kochhar was scheduled to fly to Singapore when immigration officials stopped him at Mumbai airport.  
  3. BJP’s welcome rally for party chief Amit Shah leads to major traffic jams in Mumbai: Shah is scheduled to address an event to mark the party’s 38th foundation day celebrations at the MMRDA grounds on Friday.    
  4. IndiGo says Centre’s terms not suitable, withdraws from Air India divestment race: IndiGo’s president said the company would not be able to successfully turn around all the state-run airline’s operations.  
  5. India seeks Nirav Modi’s arrest in PNB case, submits request to Hong Kong: A provisional arrest is made before a formal extradition request can be submitted.  
  6. Another gold for India as Sanjita Chanu wins thrilling women’s 53 kg weightlifting final: The 24-year-old from Manipur replicated Mirabai Chanu’s heroics and won India’s third medal at Gold Coast.  
  7. RBI keeps key interest rates unchanged: The decision is consistent with the aim to achieve the medium-term target of keeping consumer price index inflation at 4%, the central bank said.
  8. Congress has no plan to start impeachment proceedings against CJI, says Mallikarjun Kharge: The party’s leaders reportedly met legal experts on Thursday to discuss the matter.
  9. Shiv Sena, Subramanian Swamy say no to National Democratic Alliance decision to forgo salary: Another BJP ally, Rashtriya Lok Samta Party, said it was unaware of the decision.  
  10. Aadhaar cannot stop banking fraud as bank officials are complicit, says Supreme Court: The biometric system may help check fraud in welfare schemes but not in banking, the bench said.