A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Deputy tehsildars ordered police firing at protestors in Thoothukudi, show FIRs: The case has been transferred to Tamil Nadu’s Crime Investigation Department, and the state has cancelled allotment of land to Vedanta for proposed expansion of the Sterlite plant.
  2. EC orders repolling at 123 polling stations in Kairana, Bhandara-Gondiya and Nagaland on Wednesday: Several parties had complained of faulty VVPAT machines during Monday’s bye-elections to the parliamentary constituencies.
  3. Air India crew member accuses senior executive of sexual harassment: Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said he has asked the airline’s managing director to look into the matter.
  4. Fuel prices rise for the 16th consecutive day, NITI Aayog deputy chief suggests tax cut: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee questioned the central government’s ‘inaction on curbing the rise’.
  5. Heavy rain lashes Mangaluru, leaves several low-lying areas inundated: At least 38 killed in thunderstorms in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Jharkhand
  6. CBSE announces Class 10 examination results: Students can check their results at cbseresults.nic.in.
  7. Southwest monsoon arrives in Kerala three days ahead of normal date: The Met department has forecast squally winds along the western coast, Lakshadweep, and Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
  8. India Post employees on strike in several states, demand better work benefits: Postal workers in Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu have been protesting since May 22, asking for the recommendations of a panel to be implemented.
  9. Hospitals must not hold patients’ bodies hostage just for bills, suggests Delhi government’s draft policy: This doesn’t mean the bills will be waived, the proposal said, adding that hospitals can take legal action against patients’ kin if they do not pay up later.
  10. Christian Dior settles plagiarism dispute with Indian design studio People Tree: Graphic designer Orijit Sen, co-founder of People Tree, announced the settlement in a Facebook post, but did not give more details.