A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Supreme Court recommends new law to deal with mob lynching, says mobocracy cannot be allowed: The top court said no citizen should be allowed to take law into their hands and it was the duty of the state to ensure maintenance of law and order.  
  2. Telugu Desam Party seeks Opposition support to move no-confidence motion against NDA in Parliament: Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu sought to move the motion against the Centre’s failure to grant special category status for the state.  
  3. US judge orders temporary halt to deportations of reunited immigrant families: The delay of at least a week was imposed following an appeal by the American Civil Liberties Union.
  4. ‘Mayawati has more credentials than Rahul Gandhi, she should be the next PM’, says Bahujan Samaj Party: While the Congress has not yet reacted to the statement, the BJP said anyone can dream of becoming a prime minister these days.  
  5. Delhi Police arrest husband of air hostess who allegedly killed herself: Mayank Singhvi, who is accused of assaulting his wife Anissia Batra, is expected to be produced before the magistrate on Tuesday. 
  6. Google celebrates 124th birthday of Belgian astronomer Georges Lemaître with a doodle: Lemaître was a Catholic priest who is believed to be the first to have theorised that the universe is expanding.
  7. Pussy Riot members sentenced to 15 days’ jail over World Cup pitch invasion: A Moscow court passed the sentenced on the four members and also banned them from visiting sports events for three years.  
  8. ‘We will leave our posts if state’s voice is not heard,’ Manipur CM tells Centre on Naga peace talks: N Biren Singh urged Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to keep his state in the loop.  
  9. Centre forms panel to tackle pollution near Taj Mahal days after Supreme Court’s criticism: It will be headed by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Secretary CK Mishra.
  10. CBI files chargesheet against Farooq Abdullah for alleged irregularities in J&K Cricket Association: The agency has also accused two former officials of the cricket body and a bank executive of misappropriating funds granted by the BCCI.