A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Narendra Modi issues gag order to BJP members: The prime minister said that only designated spokespersons should comment on matters concerning the party.
  2. Two senior Naxalite leaders among 14 killed in Gadchiroli district: Police said combing operations are still on.
  3. Forty-eight killed, 112 injured in Kabul suicide bombing: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack.
  4. Congress asks CJI Dipak Misra to recuse himself from hearing cases until allegations are cleared: The party accused the BJP of compromising the chief justice’s position as a neutral arbitrator and the head of the judiciary.
  5. Petrol, diesel prices hit another peak days after reaching 55-month high: On Sunday, petrol cost Rs 74.40 a litre in Delhi, Rs 77.10 in Kolkata, Rs 82.25 in Mumbai and Rs 77.19 in Chennai.
  6. Congress defends decision to field Karnataka CM in two seats: The party ousts Madikeri candidate Chandramouli because of alleged links to Mehul Choksi.
  7. Three passengers injured, window panel comes off during severe turbulence on Air India flight: An airline official termed it ‘freak high level turbulence’ during which the panel came off and a few overhead oxygen masks fell open.
  8. Sitaram Yechury reelected CPI(M) general secretary: In January, Yechury offered to resign because the Central Committee had rejected his proposal to ally with the Congress for the 2019 General Elections.
  9. Narendra Modi to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping on April 27 and 28 in Wuhan: This informal summit will be a new milestone in relations between the two countries, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi claimed.
  10. Four killed, four injured in shooting at Nashville restaurant: Police have not found the suspect yet.