A look at the headlines right now:

  1. No arrests made in Mahendragarh rape case, Haryana Police say medical report confirmed sexual assault: The main accused is an Army employee, according to the police.
  2. Bishop Franco Mulakkal transfers responsibilities at diocese ahead of interrogation: Nuns protesting against the delay in investigation said this is ‘normal practise’ and that they would continue doing so till Mulakkal is arrested.
  3. AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi challenges Amit Shah to contest elections from Hyderabad: The BJP chief had said the party will contest from all seats in Telangana, and said the government will come up with a plan to tackle rising fuel prices.
  4. Ailing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar admitted to AIIMS in Delhi: Deputy Speaker Michael Lobo said the portfolios handled by the chief minister would be distributed among the state’s ministers.
  5. J&K municipal elections to be held in four phases from October 8 to October 16: The polls will be held on October 8, October 10, October 13, and October 16, and votes will be counted on October 20.
  6. No cuts in capital expenditure, government will meet the 3.3% fiscal deficit target, says Arun Jaitley: With inflation broadly under control, the government is confident of a higher growth rate than that projected earlier this year, the finance minister said.
  7. Five arrested for allegedly lynching man in Manipur on suspicion of vehicle theft: The state Human Rights Commission took suo motu cognisance of the incident and asked the director general of police for a report by September 22.
  8. TN governor says he hasn’t yet sent Centre a recommendation to release Rajiv Gandhi murder convicts: On September 9, the Tamil Nadu Cabinet recommended releasing the seven convicts accused of being involved in the former prime minister’s killing.
  9. At least 12 killed after super typhoon Mangkhut hits the Philippines: The country’s weather agency downgraded the domestic threat level, but warned of more storm surges and heavier rainfall.
  10. Hurricane Florence leaves five people dead, downgraded to tropical storm: The storm is likely to weaken over the weekend, weather officials said.