A look at the headlines right now:

  1. AAP hails Supreme Court verdict on Delhi as a victory of democracy, says ‘work will no longer be stalled’: The top court said that the lieutenant governor is bound by the advice of the elected government.
  2. Facebook names Airtel, Saavn among firms that could have accessed users’ data: Bharti Airtel said the information was used only for its internal purposes, and the partnership ended in 2013.
  3. Nearly 100 Kailash Mansarovar pilgrims evacuated from Nepal, two Indians dead: The Amarnath Yatra was halted along both Baltal and Pahalgam routes in Jammu and Kashmir.
  4. Cabinet approves increase in minimum support price for paddy by Rs 200 per quintal, say reports: The minimum support price of paddy of common grade was raised to Rs 1,750 per quintal, officials said.
  5. Delhi High Court stops authorities from cutting trees for redevelopment projects: The court said it would not allow Delhi to die because of the projects.  
  6. At least 31 dead after ferry sinks near Indonesia’s Sulawesi island: As many as 130 people have been rescued, an official said. 
  7. Emirates withdraws ‘Hindu meal’ option after customer feedback: Among ‘religious meals’, the air carrier lists Indian Vegetarian Meal, Vegetarian Jain Meal and Kosher Meal.
  8. Cracks appear in Tripura ruling coalition, BJP and IPFT to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls on their own: The regional party said the BJP had named candidates for the two Lok Sabha seats in the state without consulting it.   
  9. Man allegedly decapitates teacher in Jharkhand, runs away with her head: The police have arrested the accused, who is reportedly suffering from mental illness. 
  10. 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.