A look at the headlines right now:

  1. States are responsible for curbing cow vigilantism, says Supreme Court even as it reserves verdict: The court warned against linking mob violence with religion or caste and said ‘a victim is a victim’.
  2. Part of overhead bridge collapses at Andheri station, five in hospital: Trains, traffic disrupted following heavy rain in Mumbai since Monday evening.
  3. Shashi Tharoor moves anticipatory bail plea in Sunanda Pushkar death case: A Delhi court will consider the plea at 10 am on Wednesday, his counsel said.
  4. ‘Juvenile’ accused in Kathua case is actually over 20 years old, says medical report: The trial court had directed the police to ascertain Parvesh Kumar’s age after his counsel filed a plea requesting that he be treated as a minor.
  5. Angela Merkel strikes a deal with rebel interior minister on border controls: Horst Seehofer had threatened to quit two days back in protest against the chancellor’s deal with other European leaders on asylum seekers.
  6. Over 1,500 Indian pilgrims on their way to Kailash Mansarovar stranded in Nepal: New Delhi has requested Kathmandu for army helicopters for evacuation.
  7. Australian archbishop sentenced to 12 months in prison for covering up child sexual abuse: Philip Wilson, however, may not spend much time in prison as he can be assessed for home detention after six months.
  8. Medical council confirms fruit bats as source of Nipah infections in Kerala, says report: The outbreak had killed 17 people in Kozhikode and Malappuram in May.
  9. Three PDP MLAs blame Mehbooba Mufti for government’s collapse: Meanwhile, the PDP chief said reports of her party joining hands with the Congress to form the government were fake news.
  10. ‘Why can’t CBI investigate Thoothukudi police firing?’ asks Madras High Court: The court asked officials to submit all documents and material related to the violence and firing by July 9.