A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Congress MPs withdraw petition in SC challenging rejection of impeachment motion against CJI: Arun Jaitley said the Congress is fishing in troubled waters.
  2. Rahul Gandhi says he is ready to become PM if Congress emerges as single-largest party in 2019 polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the Congress was already planning excuses for loss in Karnataka elections and Sonia Gandhi accused the Centre of being biased against Karnataka while handing out drought compensation. 
  3. Sheer contempt’ that Centre hasn’t drafted water-sharing scheme yet, says SC on Cauvery dispute: The court asked the secretary of the Union Water Resources Ministry to appear before it on May 14 with a draft scheme.  
  4. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meets Chinese President Xi Jinping for the second time in two months: Kim thanked China for supporting his country’s efforts to denuclearise the Korean peninsula.  
  5. BJP MLA moved to Sitapur jail after Unnao case complainant appeals in High Court: Kuldeep Singh Sengar was moved out from Unnao jail after the woman said she felt threatened.  
  6. Aligarh Muslim University’s vice chancellor urges protesting students to focus on examinations: Tariq Mansoor said a few sections of the media had portrayed ‘half truths’ to project a negative image of the university.  
  7. Jawan shoots dead wife and children, kills himself: Manik Ghosh was a wireless operator and was not assigned a service weapon, the police said.  
  8. Five Kathua case accused to file new petition in Supreme Court seeking CBI inquiry, says lawyer: Ankur Sharma said that the top court’s decision to shift the trial to Pathankot was not a setback for his clients.  
  9. Pakistan National Accountability Bureau inquiry ordered against Nawaz Sharif for allegedly laundering $4.9 billion to India: The National Accountability Bureau ordered a probe based on a media report that made the claims.  
  10. Two men allegedly rape woman in a moving car after throwing out her toddler in Uttar Pradesh: The three-year-old child was taken to a hospital by villagers and is said to be out of danger.