A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Jodhpur Sessions Court grants bail to Salman Khan in blackbuck poaching case: The court had sentenced Khan to five years in jail on Thursday.
  2. Amit Shah says BJP has an ‘ardent desire’ to ally with Shiv Sena for the 2019 General Elections: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis praised Shiv Sena founder Balasaheb Thackeray and said he was an inspiration to the BJP.   
  3. Indrani Mukerjea taken to hospital in Mumbai in ‘delirious condition’, say reports: She was admitted in JJ Hospital’s critical care unit.   
  4. Congress MP Jairam Ramesh writes to Venkaiah Naidu, asks for special Parliament session: He said a special sitting of the legislature would help restore some of the prestige it had lost after the Budget Session was washed out.   
  5. Nepal PM gets a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, says ‘any treaty starts with friendship’: KP Oli is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the day.
  6. Kapil Sharma files police complaint against his former managers and journalist alleging extortion: The actor-comedian has accused Vicky Lalwani and producers of his former show of starting false and malicious propaganda to defame him on digital media. 
  7. London Police hold emergency meeting with community leaders after a spate of stabbings: Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative government is facing criticism for reducing funds to the police department. 
  8. Goa government issues alert to fishing vessels, casinos after input about possible terror attack: The state’s Ports Minister Jayesh Salgaoncar said terrorists may arrive in an Indian fishing trawler the Pakistani authorities had seized.   
  9. YSR Congress MPs begin indefinite hunger strike demanding special status for Andhra Pradesh: Five party legislators had resigned from the Lok Sabha on Friday.   
  10. Facebook says only authorised advertisers will now be able to run ads even on non-electoral topics: Meanwhile, WhatsApp denied that it kept track of user messages, and said that it collects very little data.