A look at the headlines right now:

  1. BJP will never do away with SC/ST reservation, Amit Shah says at Mumbai rally: The party president made the statement while addressing workers on the occasion of the BJP’s 38th foundation day.
  2. 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.
  3. On last day of Budget Session, Parliament is adjourned indefinitely in the first hour itself: YSR Congress MPs resigned and the party decided to go on indefinite hunger strike to demand special status for Andhra Pradesh.
  4. Gurjeet Kaur, Rani Rampal hand India 4-1 win over Malaysia in Commonwealth Games: Sanjita Chanu won a gold medal for India in thrilling women’s 53 kg weightlifting final.
  5. Tax department releases new IT return forms for 2018-’19 assessment year: The forms have been simplified, but the process of filing tax returns remains the same, the Central Board of Direct Taxes said.  
  6. 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.  
  7. Farmers protesting for Cauvery board evicted in Trichy as statewide shutdown ends: The farmers had buried themselves on the river bank.  
  8. IndiGo says Centre’s terms not suitable for Air India disinvestment, withdraws from race: The budget airline’s president said the company would not be able to successfully turn around all the state-run airline’s operations.
  9. 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.  
  10. India seeks Nirav Modi’s arrest, submits request to Hong Kong: A provisional arrest is made before a formal extradition request can be submitted.