A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Arun Jaitley rejects Vijay Mallya’s claim that they met before he left for the UK: The finance minister said the liquor baron’s comments were ‘factually false’. 
  2. Retail inflation fell to 3.69% in August, industrial production slowed to 6.6% in July: However, fuel prices increased the most at 8.47% compared to the same month in 2017.  
  3. Supreme Court adjourns Bhima Koregaon case to Monday, five activists to remain under house arrest: Both sides have asked for more time to file additional documents.
  4. Rupee rises sharply on August export data, markets surge: The Sensex rose by over 304 points a day after it had seen its steepest decline since March.  
  5. Delhi High Court rejects plea to ask Centre to fix rates for petrol, diesel: The bench was hearing a petition that challenged the daily revision of the prices.
  6. Rafale jets will help strengthen the Air Force, says IAF chief BS Dhanoa: He said such emergency procurement were done in the past to counter depleting numbers.
  7. Australian authorities launch inquiry into groundwater bores at Adani coal mine, say reports: An environmental group has alleged that the groundwater bores were drilled without approval.
  8. Nothing like Muzaffarpur happened at Deoria shelter home, Adityanath tells Times Now: The Uttar Pradesh chief minister accused former Superintendent of Police Rohan P Kanay of mishandling the matter.
  9. Law to ensure equal rights for HIV patients comes into force 17 months after Parliament passed it: The Centre notified the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Act on Monday.
  10. Russia has identified suspects behind nerve agent attack in UK, they are civilians, says Vladimir Putin: Last week, UK’s Crown Prosecution Service named two Russian men, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, as suspects.