A look at the headlines right now:

  1. SC upholds death penalty of three convicts in 2012 Delhi gangrape: It was hearing a review petition filed by Mukesh, Pawan Gupta and Vinay Sharma to reduce their death penalty to a life sentence.
  2. Heavy rain continues in Mumbai, schools and colleges closed: Western Railway said it was making every effort to run suburban trains. 
  3. Law tribunal dismisses Cyrus Mistry’s plea against removal as Tata Sons chairperson: The National Company Law Tribunal said that the board and its members had lost confidence in Mistry, while ruling in favour of Tata Sons.  
  4. Supreme Court favours live-streaming of court proceedings, Centre concurs: The court asked Attorney General KK Venugopal to submit proposed guidelines by July 23.  
  5. Brexit Secretary David Davis steps down: He told Prime Minister Theresa May that he was not willing to be ‘a reluctant conscript’ to her plans to leave the European Union.  
  6. Gangster Munna Bajrangi shot dead inside jail in Baghpat district: Chief Minister Adityanath has ordered a judicial inquiry and suspended the jailor.  
  7. Supreme Court refuses to adjourn hearing of petitions to decriminalise homosexual activity: A five-judge Constitution bench is scheduled to begin hearing the pleas from Tuesday.  
  8. No namaz inside Taj Mahal complex, rules Supreme Court: The court said the 16th Century monument was one of the seven wonders of the world, and should be preserved.  
  9. In Japan, toll rises to 100 as torrential rain causes flooding, landslides: The Fire and Disaster Management Agency reportedly issued evacuation orders to 5.9 million people in 19 prefectures.  
  10. SC seeks response to Ahmed Patel’s plea against petition challenging his election to Rajya Sabha: The top court asked the Gujarat High Court to frame the legal questions that Patel and BJP leader Balwantsinh Rajput, the respondent, have to answer.