A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Delhi lieutenant governor is bound by advice of the elected government, says Supreme Court: Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra said the lieutenant governor has to act in the ‘spirit of constitutional trust and morality’.
  2. Five killed in landslide on Amarnath Yatra route, three injured: The incident occurred between Brarimarg and Railpathri in Ganderbal district, nearly 7 km from the cave shrine.  
  3. Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak charged with corruption in $681 million scandal, pleads not guilty: Attorney General Tommy Thomas told the court that bail, if granted to Razak, should be set at RM 1 million.  
  4. SIT opposes Shashi Tharoor’s plea for anticipatory bail in Sunanda Pushkar death case: The Patiala House Court reserved its order on the petition for Thursday.  
  5. Bridge at Grant Road station in Mumbai has cracks, say police; traffic diverted: This comes a day after part of the flyover connecting Andheri East to Andheri West collapsed, injuring five people.
  6. Security forces destroy three camps of Naga rebel group NSCN(IM): The outfit was allegedly trying to ‘terrorise locals’ and attempting extortion in the area.
  7. Vedanta moves green tribunal challenging Tamil Nadu’s order to permanently shut down Sterlite plant: The global natural resources major called the closure order impugned and unlawful.
  8. Goa government scheme asks farmers to chant ‘Vedic hymns’ for better yield: The project, ‘Shiv Yog Cosmic Farming’ has been designed by Avadhoot Shivanand, a former chemical engineer turned religious leader.
  9. Delhi Police file sexual harassment case against Congress’ social media team manager: BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi claimed that even Priyanka Gandhi was not safe, as Congress workers had harassed her during a protest in April.  
  10. Emirates withdraws ‘Hindu meal’ option after customer feedback: Among ‘religious meals’, the air carrier lists Indian Vegetarian Meal, Vegetarian Jain Meal and Kosher Meal.