A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Seven soldiers dead after militant attack on Army unit in Jammu and Kashmir’s Nagrota: A Defence Ministry spokesperson said that three heavily armed men in police uniform entered the officers’ mess building complex and opened fire.
  2. 75 passengers dead as plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia: Six passengers were rescued alive, including three members of the team.
  3. BJP wins 109 of 126 seats in Gujarat municipal and panchayat polls: Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated party workers and thanked his voters for reinforcing their trust in the party.
  4. Son has no legal right to live in house owned by parents, can stay ‘at their mercy’, says court: The Delhi HC also said that parents’ permission to their children to live with them should not be interpreted as a lifelong obligation to bear their burden.
  5. Lok Sabha passes amendments to taxation law with stricter rules on undisclosed wealth: Now, people can come clean on black money by paying 30% tax, 10% penalty and 33% surcharge on their unaccounted for money.
  6. Nabha jail chief warden among three more arrested for helping prisoners escape: The Punjab Police shot one dead as they mistook four women to be militants fleeing the prison.
  7. Women enter Haji Ali dargah after five years: On October 24, the shrine’s administration had told the Supreme Court that it would lift the ban on women’s entry into the inner sanctum in a month.
  8. Chargesheet filed against right-wing leader Virendra Tawde in Govind Pansare murder: Tawde is from the Hindu Janajagruti Samiti, an offshoot of the Sanatan Sanstha, which was allegedly behind the 2009 Goa explosion.
  9. Situation along Line of Control will improve soon, says Pakistan’s new army chief Qamar Bajwa: However, his predecessor General Raheel Sharif warned India against taking an ‘aggressive stance’.
  10. India cricket team cruises to 8-wicket win against England in third Test: Led by Parthiv Patel’s breezy half-century, India made easy work of the 103-run target set by England and took a 2-0 lead in the series.