A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Maratha Kranti Morcha calls off shutdown in and around Mumbai: The shutdown was observed in Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Palghar, Raigad and Satara, and some incidents of violence were reported.  
  2. New born’s body found abandoned inside AirAsia flight lavatory, suspect held in New Delhi: The airline said a doctor had confirmed that the baby was delivered on board the flight from Guwahati.
  3. At least 31 killed, over 20 injured in blast in Quetta as voting continues in Pakistan: The country’s media regulatory authority has directed TV channels to stop airing election-related content and discussions.
  4. Don’t take action against those excluded from draft citizens register, Centre tells Assam: Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said his government would provide security to all Indian citizens.  
  5. Mob attacks four men transporting a dead buffalo in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras: Meanwhile, CM Adityanath said mob lynching incidents are being given unnecessary importance.
  6. Rajya Sabha passes bill that will allow seizure of assets of fugitive economic offenders: The Lok Sabha had passed the bill on July 19.
  7. Sensex rises to all-time high despite late selling, Nifty closes almost flat: The stocks that gained the most on the Sensex were State Bank of India, Adani Ports, Tata Steel, Vedanta and ONGC.  
  8. NGT criticises Delhi government, says no ‘meaningful progress’ made in cleaning Yamuna: The green tribunal said work on 14 sewage treatment plants to rejuvenate the river was yet to start and questioned the competence of officers in charge.
  9. At least 50 killed, 78 injured in series of bomb attacks in southwestern Syria: The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the blasts.  
  10. Delhi High Court asks tax department to allow e-filing of returns without Aadhaar details: Taxpayers without an Aadhaar should be able to file returns online as the deadline to link it with PAN has been extended, the court said.