A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Hundreds of protestors march in various cities to demand action in Unnao, Kathua rapes: Meanwhile, the autopsy of an 11-year-old girl, whose body was found in Surat with 86 injuries, confirmed she was raped.
  2. India finishes Commonwealth Games with 26 gold, 20 silver and 20 bronze medals: Australia won the most medals followed by England.
  3. ‘Pakistan didn’t allow our diplomats to meet visiting Sikh pilgrims,’ claims India: New Delhi alleged Islamabad had ‘compelled’ even the Indian high commissioner to return when he was on his way to meet the pilgrims on Baisakhi.
  4. Why doesn’t Congress take action against its J&K leader who supported Kathua protestors, asks BJP: The party’s state chief Ghulam Mir had purportedly suggested that the real culprits in the rape and murder case were being protected.
  5. Bar Council of India to investigate conduct of lawyers’ associations in Kathua rape case: The council has to submit its response to a Supreme Court notice by April 19 but said it will seek two more days’ time.
  6. Jignesh Mevani claims Rajasthan government ‘illegally confined’ him to restrict his movements: The police stopped the Gujarat legislator outside the Jaipur airport for a few hours.
  7. Mehbooba Mufti thanks political leadership, signalling alliance is intact: Ministers who quit J&K Cabinet claimed BJP asked them to attend rally in support of Kathua accused.
  8. Special team investigating accident that killed Gopinath Pillai, petitioner in Ishrat Jahan case: The police said they have not found evidence suggesting foul play yet.
  9. Pravin Togadia quits VHP after his nominee loses election for president: He said he would go on a fast from April 17.
  10. India denounces use of force in Syria, asks all parties not to escalate tension: The UN Security Council rejected Russia’s resolution calling to have the US-led airstrikes near Damascus condemned.