A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Dozens arrested as Cauvery protests continue outside Chennai’s Chepauk stadium before IPL match: The toss was delayed as neither team could reach the venue on time.  
  2. Over 12 people injured in clashes in Bihar’s Arrah, 127 people arrested across state during Bharat Bandh: Demonstrators also blocked roads, stopped trains and forcibly closed markets in Patna, Begusarai, Lakhisarai, Muzaffarpur, Bhojpur, Sheikhpura and Darbhanga.  
  3. Narendra Modi, Amit Shah to observe day-long fast on April 12 to protest washout of Budget Session: Other MPs of the Bharatiya Janata Party will also join the hunger strike.  
  4. CBSE exams that were postponed for Class 10, Class 12 in Punjab rescheduled for April 27: The exams for April 2 were cancelled after Dalit organisations announced a nationwide shutdown.  
  5. Uttar Pradesh government to withdraw rape case against former Union minister Chinmayananda: A woman had alleged in November 2011 that the minister had raped her at an ashram in Haridwar.  
  6. American and British lawyers sue Facebook, Cambridge Analytica over data breach: They alleged that the data analytics company obtained users’ private information to develop ‘political propaganda campaigns’ in the two countries.  
  7. YouTube’s most-watched video deleted, others by Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez affected in apparent hack: Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee’s ‘Despacito’, which has over five billion views, was removed.  
  8. West Bengal BJP moves SC after state EC revokes order extending date of filing nominations for panchayat elections: The poll body had extended the deadline by a day after violence broke out in the state.  
  9. Ambedkar statue in Uttar Pradesh painted blue after getting saffron makeover: Local BSP leader Hemendra Gautam evaded a reporter’s question about why the statue had been repainted.
  10. Heena Sidhu wins gold in the women’s 25 metre pistol, bags her second medal at the Commonwealth  Games: Annu Singh, the other Indian in the final, was eliminated after the first 30 shots and finished sixth.