A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Civil aviation ministry asks DGCA for safety audit of airlines, airports after Jet Airways mishap: Passengers on a Mumbai-Jaipur Jet Airways flight started bleeding after cabin pressure dropped.
  2. Supreme Court reserves verdict on petition against arrest of activists: The court has told the Maharashtra government to hand over the Bhima Koregaon case diary to it.
  3. ‘Pakistan remains ready to discuss terrorism,’ Imran Khan writes in letter to Narendra Modi: Pakistan’s Foreign Office spokesperson Mohammad Faisal said Islamabad was waiting for a formal response from India.
  4. HAL could have built the fighter jets, former chairperson tells ‘Hindustan Times’: Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who took note of T Suvarna Raju’s interview, called for the resignation of Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.  
  5. Shinzo Abe re-elected Japan’s ruling party president, set to become longest-serving prime minister: Abe beat his only contender, former defence minister Shigeru Ishiba, by securing 553 of 807 votes.  
  6. CCTV footage of Jayalalithaa’s stay has got deleted, Apollo Hospitals tells inquiry panel: In March, the hospital’s Chairperson Dr Prathap Reddy said all the cameras had been turned off during her 75-day stay at the facility in Chennai.
  7. Protests erupt in Kerala seeking Bishop Mulakkal’s arrest as police continue interrogation for second day: Protestors burned an effigy of Mulakkal outside the crime branch office where he is being interrogated.
  8. Principal and school employee arrested for allegedly raping 11-year-old girl in Patna: A 12-year-old girl died in Pune district days after being allegedly raped.
  9. Vijay Mallya’s helicopters auctioned for Rs 8.75 crore: Choudhary Aviation, a firm based in New Delhi, bought the helicopters at an e-auction conducted by the Debt Recovery Tribunal in Bengaluru.  
  10. Manipur government decides to introduce anti-mob violence bill: This decision was taken a week after a 26-year-old man was lynched in Imphal West district on suspicion of stealing a vehicle.