A look at the headlines right now:

  1. CBI officer transferred a day after signing FIR against accused in Videocon loan case, say reports: The agency filed a case against former ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar, her husband Deepak Kochhar and Videocon CEO Venugopal Dhoot on January 24.
  2. We can resolve Ayodhya dispute within 24 hours, says Adityanath: The Uttar Pradesh chief minister told India TV that the Supreme Court should hand over the matter to his government if it cannot deliver a verdict soon.
  3. Toll rises to 40 in Brazil dam collapse, 300 people still missing: The country’s environmental agency Ibama has slapped a Rs 469-crore fine on mining company Vale for violations related to the tragedy.
  4. Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu to go on fast in Delhi on February 13: The Telugu Desam Party chief shared his protest plans at a parliamentary party meeting in Amaravati on Saturday.
  5. Electoral bond scheme is ‘a damp squib and a huge disappointment’, says Navin Chawla: The former chief election commissioner said the monetary instruments were being used to camouflage black money.
  6. Former Kerala police chief questions decision to award Padma Bhushan to Nambi Narayanan: Conferring the country’s third-highest civilian award on the former ISRO scientist was like ‘mixing poison with nectar’, said TP Senkumar.
  7. Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro suspends order to expel American diplomatic personnel: The president did a U-turn to give his government time to negotiate with the United States about setting up a ‘US interests office’ in the country.
  8. Navy detects second body in Meghalaya coal mine, nearly 45 days after 15 people were trapped in flooded mine: This body was detected in the same rat-hole coal mine where the first body was detected on January 17, an official said.
  9. FIR registered against singer Zubeen Garg for allegedly insulting Bharat Ratna: Assam Kisan Morcha vice president Satya Ranjan Borah, whose group is affiliated to the BJP, claimed that the singer also insulted Bhupen Hazarika.
  10. VVIP chopper scam accused Gautam Khaitan sent to two-day ED custody in a fresh money laundering case: The Enforcement Directorate alleged that Khaitan has several illegal properties.