A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Nirmala Sitharaman tweets about ministry website hacking, but cyber chief blames ‘hardware problems’: The websites of the ministries of defence, law and justice and home affairs were compromised.
  2. 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.
  3. Dust storm and rain bring relief in Delhi-NCR from sweltering heat: The region is likely to see thunderstorms and dust storms over the next two days too.
  4. On last day of Budget Session, Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha adjourned indefinitely within the first hour: This was the least productive Parliament session in 18 years, a research body said.
  5. BJP and Trinamool Congress workers clash in several parts of West Bengal ahead of panchayat polls: The Supreme Court reserved its verdict on the West Bengal BJP’s plea claiming that the TMC was not allowing its candidates to file their nominations.
  6. Security forces kill militant in gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama: Clashes broke out across the state over the deaths in South Kashmir.
  7. Supreme Court declines plea seeking to refer Ayodhya matter to larger bench: The judges said they will decide on forming a Constitution bench only after hearing all the litigants in the case.
  8. ED attaches Mumbai flats worth Rs 462 crore in alleged fraud in slum rehabilitation scheme: The agency claimed the accused used fake documents to avail extra Floor Space Index for the redevelopment of a property in Bandra West.
  9. Man arrested for molesting, assaulting woman on Mumbai local train: A video shot by one of the passengers showed the accused dragging the woman by the hair, assaulting her, overpowering her and then trying to strangle her.
  10. Indian Air Force begins process to acquire 114 jets to be made in domestic-foreign partnership: The Ministry of Defence had asked the IAF to come up with a proposal to manufacture both single and twin-engine fighters.