A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy unanimously wins vote of confidence after BJP walks out of Assembly: Congress leader Ramesh Kumar was elected the speaker of the House after the BJP candidate S Suresh Kumar withdrew his nomination.
  2. Fifteen injured in explosion at Indian restaurant in Toronto, police looking for two men: An improvised explosive device was used to carry out the blast at the Bombay Bhel restaurant in the suburb of Mississauga, reports said.
  3. Kanimozhi and others detained during shutdown against police firing in Thoothukudi: The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking a CBI investigation on May 28.
  4. Cyclone Mekunu set to make landfall in Oman, people in Goa asked not to venture out to sea: The meteorological department said the storm is likely to cause heavy rainfall along India’s western coast.
  5. Narendra Modi, Sheikh Hasina inaugurate museum on Bangladesh war at Santiniketan: Meanwhile, Mamata Banerjee expressed her displeasure at the decision to defer the Desikottam award given by the university to eminent personalities.
  6. After US cancels summit, North Korea says it is still open to talks: Pyongyang said it was open to resolving problems with Washington ‘at any time in any way’.
  7. Army Chief says Major Gogoi will be punished if he is found guilty of any wrongdoing: The Army officer and two others were detained after an altercation at a hotel in Srinagar.
  8. Congress hints at alliance with other parties to counter BJP in Madhya Pradesh Assembly elections: The party does not want the ‘secular vote’ to be divided, said Kamal Nath.
  9. Actor Morgan Freeman apologises after sexual harassment allegations surface: Sixteen people told CNN about the actor’s inappropriate behaviour on movie sets, while promoting his films and at his production company.
  10. Film producer Harvey Weinstein will surrender over charges of sexual assault, say reports: Officials said he will pay $1 million as bail, wear a monitoring device and surrender his passport.