A look at the headlines right now:

  1. SC to examine material against arrested activists, adjourns hearing to Wednesday: The house arrests of the five activists will continue till the next hearing.
  2. Rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal writes to Pope, seeks permission to step down temporarily: In the letter dated September 16, Mulakkal said he needs more time to fight his case and to travel to Kerala.
  3. Karnataka Chief Minister Kumaraswamy announces reduction of Rs 2 in cess on petrol and diesel: Fuel prices continued to rise on Monday with petrol costing Rs 89.44 a litre in Mumbai
  4. Haryana Police arrest one of the three main accused in Rewari gangrape case: Two other main accused, Army man Pankaj and college student Manish, are still on the run, while two accomplices were arrested on Sunday.
  5. Sensex sinks nearly 400 points, rupee below 72 against the dollar again: The Nifty 50 fell below the 11,500 mark in early trade.
  6. Left students at JNU file police complaint after ABVP allegedly assaulted, threatened them: A teacher who had gone to the police station on Monday morning claimed that they were also threatened by ABVP members after the election results were out.
  7. Broadcasters have no say in selection, says BCCI in reply to Star’s letter on Kohli’s Asia Cup absence: The host broadcaster had written to the Asian Cricket Council on how Kohli’s absence will impact the financial aspect of the coverage of the Asia Cup.
  8. Supreme Court orders police protection for nikah halala petitioner who was attacked with acid in UP: The court said Shabnam Rani can approach the police to escort her if she travels outside the state.
  9. Billionaire couple buys Time magazine for $190 million: Meredith Corporation, which bought the brand in January, is now selling it to Marc and Lynne Benioff.
  10. Madras High Court initiates suo motu contempt proceedings against BJP leader H Raja: Raja had allegedly made derogatory remarks about the court and the police.