A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Jodhpur court sentences Asaram to life imprisonment in rape caseTwo others were sentenced to 20 years each in prison.
  2. Delhi Police arrest man for allegedly raping minor stepdaughter for two years: In Madhya Pradesh, police arrested two men for allegedly molesting a model. 
  3. BJP legislator calls Mamata Banerjee ‘Surpanakha’, says Hindus in danger in West Bengal: Surendra Singh claimed that the state would become another Jammu and Kashmir.  
  4. India ranks 138 in World Press Freedom Index, slips two places since 2017: Norway once again topped the list, while North Korea found itself at the bottom.  
  5. Justices Gogoi, Lokur urge CJI Misra to call a full court meeting to discuss SC’s future, says  report: Their letter also asked the chief justice to call a meeting of the judges to talk about the ‘institutional issues’ plaguing the court.  
  6. Enforcement Directorate arrests Mumbai man in Rs 2,253-crore money laundering case: Mohammed Farooq reportedly floated 13 companies and operated about 135 bank accounts to launder crores of rupees.  
  7. At least 16 people killed in attack on church congregation in Benue, Nigeria: President Muhammadu Buhari called the attack ‘vile and satanic’.  
  8. YouTube removed 5 million inappropriate videos in three months even before anyone saw them: The company said automated flagging was paying off in helping remove such videos quicker.  
  9. Internet service providers in India have blocked the most number of websites, shows study of 10 countries: As many as 12 internet service providers in India have also installed 42 content filtering systems.  
  10. Doklam standoff was the result of lack of mutual trust between China and India, says Chinese official: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet on April 27 and 28.