A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Donald Trump pulls US out of Iran nuclear deal: Barack Obama, who had signed the pact in 2015, said the decision was misguided.   
  2. Nearly 10,000 voter IDs seized from flat in Bengaluru days before Karnataka Assembly elections, EC orders probe: All the major political parties accused each other of fraud.    
  3. Prashant Bhushan files RTI, asks how Constitution bench to hear plea on CJI impeachment motion was formed: He asked who passed the administrative order that listed the petition before the five-judge bench in the SC.
  4. 2019 Lok Sabha elections will not be brought forward, Amit Shah tells The Indian Express: The BJP chief also said that simultaneous polls could take place only if there was a consensus on the matter among all political parties.
  5. There is no tension between India and China, says Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman: But she parried questions on the presence of the Chinese Navy in the ocean.
  6. Vijay Mallya loses lawsuit filed by Indian bank consortium in the UK, says report: The 62-year-old businessman is fighting a number of lawsuits in the UK and India related to fraud and money-laundering allegations and an extradition case.   
  7. 18 arrested as Times of India employee allegedly conspires to defraud newspaper of Rs 15 crore: A senior editor’s secretary is alleged to have presented invoices for freelance articles that had never actually been published.   
  8. Body of tourist who died in protest near Srinagar arrives in Chennai: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has called an all-party meeting in Srinagar on Wednesday to discuss the situation in the Kashmir Valley.   
  9. Three dead, hundreds stranded after heavy snowfall in Uttarakhand: The meteorological department warned of more rain and storm across North India on Wednesday.  
  10. 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.