A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Karnataka may have two deputy chief ministers, say reports: Chief Minister-designate HD Kumaraswamy invited Rajinikanth to check depleting Karnataka reservoirs.
  2. Centre to help Kerala after three people die of suspected nipah virus: State Health Minister KK Shailaja, however, said the cause of the deaths was yet be ascertained.
  3. Narendra Modi to meet Vladimir Putin in Russia today, is confident talks will strengthen partnership: The two leaders are expected to discuss bilateral matters in the first informal summit between the countries. 
  4. Union government seeks views on changing rules to allocate civil services, say reports: It wants to know if services can be allocated after the completion of the foundation course, and if their performance in the course be can made a parameter.  
  5. Man arrested in Delhi for allegedly killing 16-year-old domestic worker who asked for her salary: The accused, identified as Manjeet Karketa, had lured the victim and other girls from Jharkhand with the promise of employment.
  6. Petrol price breaches Rs 84 per litre in Mumbai, government says solution soon: The price of petrol was increased 33 paise since Saturday in Delhi, the highest rise since daily revisions were introduced.
  7. Six jawans killed, one injured in suspected Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada: The attackers blew up the vehicle that the personnel were in with an improvised explosive device, police said.
  8. At least five people die in heavy rain and thunderstorm in Jharkhand: A number of trees in and around the capital city of Ranchi were uprooted.  
  9. Russian arrested for public indecency on flight from Istanbul: The Delhi Police arrested Krishna Ridzhal after the woman dialled the Delhi Police helpline immediately after the plane landed early on Sunday.  
  10. Nicolas Maduro wins second term as president, Opposition alleges electoral fraud: The United States and Chile said they would not recognise the elections as it did not meet the ‘minimum standards for a true democracy’.