A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Congress moves SC against Karnataka governor’s decision to appoint BJP MLA pro-tem speaker: Randeep Surjewala had said that party MLA RV Deshpande should get the post.   
  2. Met department predicts monsoon will arrive in Kerala three days early on May 29: The southwest monsoon advances over the Andaman Sea normally around May 20 with a standard deviation of about one week, it added.   
  3. Supreme Court accepts Centre’s draft Cauvery water-sharing scheme: The top court also dismissed Tamil Nadu’s petition to initiate contempt proceedings against the Centre for delays in finalising the scheme.  
  4. Delhi Police question Arvind Kejriwal about alleged assault on Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash: The police on Thursday turned down the chief minister’s request to video record the inquiry.   
  5. Congress, RJD stake claim to form governments in Goa, Bihar: In Manipur, former CM Okram Ibobi Singh said that acting governor Jagdish Mukhi had promised to look into the Congress’s request to form the government.   
  6. Delhi HC sends notices to Google, Facebook and Twitter for revealing girl’s identity in Kathua case: The bench said social media networks had done ‘great disservice to the nation’.   
  7. Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy after Facebook data breach scandal: On May 3, the firm had said it was shutting down operations along with its parent organisation, citing losses.   
  8. Supreme Court allows Karti Chidambaram to travel to UK, Germany till May 27 with conditions: The top court told him not to open or close any bank accounts abroad. 
  9. Activist Soni Sori among five recipients of international human rights award: The Ireland-based rights group Front Line Defenders has recognised her struggle to achieve justice for Adivasi people in Chhattisgarh.   
  10. Demonetisation and GST stymied Patanjali’s growth, Managing Director Balkrishna tells Mint: In May 2017, Ramdev had predicted that the firm would double its revenue every year.