A look at the headlines right now:

  1. DMK President Karunanidhi dies at 94: The government has denied permission for his burial at the Marina beach. Several leaders paid their tributes to the five-time Tamil Nadu chief minister.
  2. Supreme Court criticises Bihar government for not inspecting Muzaffarpur shelter home: The court will hear the matter next on August 14.
  3. Four Army personnel, two suspected militants killed in encounter in Jammu and Kashmir’s Gurez: The police said the firing along the Line of Control started around 1 am.
  4. ‘We should hold both of you in contempt,’ SC tells Registrar General, state coordinator of NRC: Registrar General of India Shailesh and Assam National Register of Citizens coordinator Prateek Hajela had made comments about the draft to the media.
  5. Three new Supreme Court judges take oath, Justice KM Joseph sworn-in last: The Centre said it followed a ‘transparent seniority principle’ in elevating the three judges.
  6. Bangladesh High Court halts detention of photographer Shahidul Alam: The police had detained the Dhaka-based photographer on Sunday night for posts in support of the ongoing student protests in the city.
  7. Bombay HC asks Maratha community to refrain from violence and suicides during protests: The court also asked the Maharashtra government to file a fresh progress report detailing the backward classes commission’s work on the matter by September 10.
  8. ‘Respond to allegation of interference with media,’ journalists’ body tells Centre about ABP resignations: The Foundation for Media Professionals said it ‘deplored the manner’ in which three journalists were treated at the network.
  9. Former Malaysian PM Najib Razak to be charged with money laundering: He is scheduled to attend a pre-trial hearing in court on Wednesday.
  10. J&K Police book activist Talib Hussain, who led Kathua case protests, for allegedly attempting suicide: The Supreme Court said that on Wednesday it will hear a petition filed by one of Hussain’s relatives, who has accused the police of torturing the activist.