A look at the headlines right now:

  1. DMK chief M Karunanidhi admitted to hospital after BP drops, condition has ‘stabilised’: Former Union minister A Raja said the veteran leader is ‘out of danger’.
  2. Lok Janshakti Party will join protests if SC/ST Act is not restored, says MP Chirag Paswan: The party has continued to oppose the Centre’s appointment of Justice AK Goel as chairperson of the National Green Tribunal.
  3. Truckers call off indefinite nationwide strike after government vows to consider demands: AIMTC Core Committee Chairperson Bal Malkit Singh said transporters had lost Rs 28,000 crore in seven days, and demanded government intervention.
  4. ‘I lawfully applied for Antiguan citizenship, wanted to expand business,’ says Mehul Choksi: An Opposition leader in Antigua and Barbuda has criticised the country’s prime minister for his silence over the scandal.
  5. Justice Srikrishna committee submits report on data protection to Centre: Srikrishna said the draft bill was prepared through an open process where stakeholders in the major information technology hubs were consulted.
  6. At least 36 cows found dead at a cowshed in Delhi, government orders inquiry: The police said that initial investigation suggested that the bovines died of ‘some disease’.
  7. ICICI Bank posts net loss of Rs 120 crore in first quarter: The gross non-performing assets rose to 8.81% of the gross bad loans at the end of June, as against 8.84% at the end of the previous quarter.
  8. Supreme Court summons CBI director over delay in investigation into Manipur’s alleged fake encounters: Additional Solicitor General Maninder Singh, who was appearing for the agency, told the bench that the CBI had not deliberately delayed the process.
  9. Russian President Vladimir Putin invites Donald Trump to Moscow, says he is ready to visit US: Putin said both sides needed to meet to talk about the Iran nuclear deal and global conflicts.
  10. Walt Disney and 21st Century Fox shareholders vote in favour of deal to buy Rupert Murdoch’s firm: The agreement gives Disney a majority stake in the media conglomerate.