A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Police official describes delay in taking victim to hospital as ‘error in judgement’: The Supreme Court agreed to hear a contempt petition against Rajasthan, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh governments, while the Centre formed a high-level panel to suggest ways to curb mob violence.
  2. India extends $200 million credit lines to Rwanda: The prime minister announced that India will soon open a High Commission in the East African country.
  3. RJD, Congress move notice for adjournment motion in Lok Sabha over alleged rapes at Bihar shelter: The Congress is likely to move a privilege motion against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on the Rafale deal.
  4. Pro-reservation Maratha outfits call for shutdown in Maharashtra after protestor dies: Protestors have demanded a criminal case against the chief minister after Kakasaheb Shinde jumped into a river and died.
  5. Iran replaces Saudi Arabia as India’s second-largest oil supplier in April-June period: Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Lok Sabha that Tehran offered better discounts, almost free shipping and credit period on oil sales.
  6. Wildfires kill at least 20 people in resort town near Athens, over 100 injured: Cyprus and Spain offered assistance after Greece sought help from its European Union partners.
  7. Four passengers die, some injured after falling off a crowded suburban train in Chennai: Those injured were taken to hospital in a critical condition.
  8. Bihar government waters down prohibition law, relaxes penalties: Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Tejashwi Yadav criticised the state government’s decision claiming the changes are meant to benefit the rich.
  9. Four women beaten up, stripped in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district on suspicion of being kidnappers: The police have not yet arrested anyone.
  10. Iran’s foreign minister hits back at Donald Trump’s threat, says ‘be cautious’: Javad Zarif said Tehran was unimpressed by Trump threatening President Hassan Rouhani with ‘consequences’.