A look at the headlines right now:

  1. We hope the new government in Pakistan will work to build a terror-free South Asia, says India: In its first reaction to the general elections in Pakistan, New Delhi said it welcomed that the people have reposed their faith in democracy.
  2. Bus falls into a gorge in Maharashtra’s Raigad district, killing 33: The passengers were employees of an agricultural university in Ratnagiri.
  3. DMK chief M Karunanidhi continues to remain stable, says Kauvery Hospital: He was admitted to the hospital after his blood pressure dropped at 1.30 am on Saturday.
  4. PM Modi hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says he takes ‘bhagidaar’ remark as a compliment: The prime minister, speaking at an event in Lucknow, said the government will provide everyone a house by 2022.
  5. Local BJP leader killed in West Bengal, party blames Trinamool Congress: The attackers allegedly hit him with a sharp weapon and left him bleeding on the road when he was returning home on Friday night, police said.
  6. All Maharashtra parties agree on reservations for Marathas, says CM Devendra Fadnavis: The chief minister said the police has been directed to take back the cases filed against those who participated in the recent protests.
  7. Bihar Police say five more girls may have been sexually assaulted at Muzaffarpur shelter home: This takes the number of girls who may have been raped at the shelter to 34.
  8. Flood alert issued as Yamuna breaches warning level, rain to continue on Saturday: The showers caused huge traffic jams in Ghaziabad and some parts of Delhi and Noida.
  9. Activist Agnivesh says he supports NCW’s proposal to ban practice of confession in churches: He, however, said that the commission needs to be consistent and adopt a similar stand on ‘far greater sexual offences’ by other ‘godmen’.
  10. Supreme Court judge urges Centre to decide on judicial appointments in time-bound manner: Justice Kurian Joseph also suggested that the government should consider raising the retirement age of judges to 70.