The big news: Violence breaks out at Amit Shah’s rally in Kolkata, and nine other top stories – Scroll.in

A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Clashes break out during Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, Vidyasagar College gate set on fire: Stone pelting incidents were reported near a college hostel on Bidhan Sarani street in the state capital.  
  2. Mani Shankar Aiyar says his ‘neech kisam ka aadmi’ remark was prophetic, predicts defeat for PM Modi: The BJP described Aiyar as “abuser-in-chief” and labelled him Pakistan’s crony.
  3. ‘Will quit politics if true,’ says MK Stalin on Tamil Nadu BJP chief’s claim of talks with DMK: Tamilisai Soundararajan had said that the DMK chief allies with the Congress, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and Narendra Modi at the same time.  
  4. WhatsApp discovers spyware that targets phones through its voice call function: The company asked users to upgrade to the latest version of the app after discovering the malware.  
  5. Rahul Gandhi mocks Narendra Modi for remark on cloud cover helping Balakot air strike: He also told the prime minister to stop speaking about mangoes, and to start talking about unemployment in India.  
  6. BJP leader who shared Mamata Banerjee’s morphed image granted bail by Supreme Court: The top court ordered the immediate release of Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested from West Bengal’s Howrah district on Friday.  
  7. Wholesale price-based inflation reduces to 3.07% in April, food prices still high: The wholesale price index-based inflation was at 3.18% in March and 3.2% in April 2018. 
  8. Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube resigns citing ‘personal reasons’: His resignation came a day after his deputy and the airline’s Chief Financial Officer Amit Agarwal stepped down from his posts.  
  9. Kamal Haasan’s Godse remark mentioned in Delhi High Court in PIL against misuse of religion: BJP leader Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay, who moved the Election Commission on Monday against the actor-turned-politician’s remark, has filed the plea.  
  10. Youth accused of raping three-year-old girl in Bandipora is not a minor, say police: The police have also detained the principal of a school who had issued a birth certificate for the accused, in which his birth date is written as July 23, 2009.

The big news: Violence breaks out at Amit Shah’s rally in Kolkata, and nine other top stories – Scroll.in

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