A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Deputy tehsildars ordered police firing at Thoothukudi protestors, show FIRs: The case has been transferred to Tamil Nadu’s Crime Investigation Department.
  2. Election Commission dismisses reports of large-scale EVM failure during bye-polls: Elections were held in four Lok Sabha, nine Assembly seats across 10 states. 
  3. National parties are public authorities under RTI Act, Election Commission clarifies: The order came a day after the poll panel had said that political parties are out of the ambit of the Act.  
  4. Head priest of Gujarat temple booked for allegedly raping woman: He had allegedly promised to marry her and even made her get a divorce.
  5. Jail inmate booked for viral video threatening Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh: The police have also booked the inmate whose mobile phone he used to upload the video.
  6. After petrol and diesel, CNG price hiked in Delhi and National Capital Region: Indraprastha Gas Limited did not revise the price of piped cooking gas.
  7. Man with Nipah symptoms kept under observation in hospital in Goa’s Bambolim: The 20-year-old, who was travelling to Panaji from Kerala, took ill when he reached Thivim railway station, doctors said.
  8. Pakistan Army orders court of inquiry into former ISI chief’s book co-authored with ex-RAW head: Asad Durrani’s name will be placed on the Exit Control List, which prohibits him from going abroad. 
  9. Google honours Danish scientist who created the pH scale with a doodle: The pH scale is used in medicine and chemistry to measure how acidic or alkaline a substance is.
  10. Public sector bank employees to go on strike on Wednesday, Thursday against meagre salary hike: Conciliatory talks between bank unions and the management have failed.