Here are the top headlines of the hour:
1. From Rajasthan to Chhattisgarh, Congress-led states to target journalists and reporters. BJP has slammed the Congress government and called it 'gagging the media'
2. Amidst the massive debate over Bihar elections, the man who has been barred from contesting elections by the top court of the country has been found guilty in a corruption case. He is now calling the shots from behind the bars. Lalu Prasad Yadav who is currently spending time at the Director's residence. He has been shifted to RMIS hospital to protect him from the COVID infection. Lalu Prasad Yadav is intervening potential RJD candidates ahead of Bihar elections. Various supporters of Lalu Prasad Yadav have admitted to the false narratives on camera.
3. Hathras Gangrape case: Stunning twist in the probe has taken place. The main accused, Sandeep has written a letter to the Police. Sandeep claims that he is not at fault and blames the victim's family. Sandeep has also claimed that he was friends with the victim.
4.One of BJP's youth leader and youngest National Secretary, Tejasvi Surya is leading the protest rally. Mamata Banerjee already made it clear that she will not allow the protest, the result of which is police firing water cannons at the protestors, along with resorting to the use of lathi-charge