The Headlines news
• In Bihar, brisk and peaceful polling is on in the first phase of assembly polls.
• Election Commission seeks report from local administration on a sting video purportedly showing a Bihar minister accepting bribe.
• Political leaders across the party line including L.K. Advani condemn Shiv Sena’s act of smearing black ink on Sudheendra Kulkarni’s face for organising book launch of former Pakistan foreign minister in Mumbai.
• In Punjab, Chief Minister to hold crucial meeting with leaders of various agitating organisations of farmers today.
• Indian and Chinese armies kick off 10-day joint anti-terrorism exercise in China’s Yunnan province.
• In sports, Defending champions India to take on England in their second match of the Sultan of Johor Cup Junior Men’s Hockey tournament in Malaysia today