A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Arun Jaitley says money deposited in Swiss banks may belong to people of Indian origin, NRIs: Piyush Goyal claimed India will receive data on black money in Swiss banks by 2019 financial year, while the Opposition criticised the government.
  2. Security forces kill three suspected militants in Pulwama, civilian shot dead in clashes: Five more civilians were injured in the clashes between the security forces personnel and some villagers.
  3. Southwest monsoon reaches Sriganganagar in Rajasthan, covers India 17 days ahead of schedule: Delhi breathed easier as the onset of monsoon made the air quality ‘satisfactory’.
  4. Police arrest second accused for allegedly raping eight-year-old girl in Mandsaur: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said ‘rapists do not deserve to live’.
  5. Delhi High Court restrains metro employees from striking work from Saturday: The employees had threatened to strike work from midnight onward if their demands of salary revision and promotion are not fulfilled.
  6. Former Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed renounces presidential bid citing illegal curbs on him: The presidential election is scheduled to be conducted on September 23.
  7. Over 500 women protesting Trump administration’s zero-tolerance immigration policy arrested: Among those arrested was first Indian-American woman to be elected to the US House of Representatives, Congress woman Pramila Jayapal.
  8. Raj Thackeray’s partymen thrash multiplex manager in Pune, say they ‘dealt with him MNS style’: They alleged that food items were being sold at exorbitant prices despite a Bombay High Court order.
  9. European Union signs deal on setting up ‘closed migrant centres’ to process asylum appeals: The joint communique did not specify where these centres would be set up.
  10. Former Speaker Somnath Chatterjee admitted to Kolkata hospital with brain clot: He suffered speech and motion impediments on Monday.