A look at the headlines right now:

  1. NIA court acquits all accused in 2007 Mecca Masjid blast case; Opposition leaders allege lax investigation: The judge who delivered the verdict resigned hours later.
  2. BJP releases candidate list for Karnataka elections, fields mining baron G Janardhan Reddy’s brother from Bellary City: Meanwhile, Congress workers vandalised several party offices in Karnataka a day after the party announced its candidates.
  3. SC asks Jammu and Kashmir government to provide security to family of Kathua rape and murder victim: The accused said they were ready to face narco analysis tests.
  4. CBI files chargesheet against Lalu Yadav, Rabri Devi in IRCTC hotel tender case: The agency has also named Tejashwi Yadav and 11 others.
  5. IMD predicts high probability of a normal monsoon in 2018: The India Meteorological Department forecast evenly distributed rain showers across the country.
  6. Wholesale price inflation slows down to 2.47% in March: Government data attributed the results to a fall in the prices of food items.
  7. Donald Trump is ‘morally unfit’ to be US president, says former FBI Director James Comey: He also said the Russian government may have some information on the president, which could be used to blackmail him.
  8. Army porter killed in alleged ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Uri sector: A guard deputed to a leader of the National Conference party was injured in Shopian after suspected militants fired at him.
  9. Lahore High Court bans broadcast of Nawaz Sharif’s anti-judiciary speeches for 15 days: The court directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority to take a call on the petitions filed against Sharif and his daughter.
  10. Doctors’ strike in Kerala enters fourth day, government refuses talks until they get back to work: The doctors had claimed that the time of the out-patient facility at family health centres had been extended without ensuring adequate staff.