A look at the headlines right now:

  1. The forces I have taken on will not let me live, Narendra Modi says on demonetisation: In an emotional speech, the prime minister said the Centre was committed to rooting out black money and that it would take action against ‘benami’ transactions.
  2. Hillary Clinton blames FBI Director James Comey’s letters to US Congress for election loss: The Democratic presidential candidate said the agency raised ‘groundless, baseless’ doubts and stopped her campaign’s momentum.
  3. RBI assures public it has enough money available at banks after demonetisation: The top bank said there was no need for people to be ‘anxious’ and withdraw money repeatedly.
  4. Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit’s son-in-law arrested for domestic violence: The accused and his wife had separated 10 months ago.
  5. At least 52 killed, 105 injured in attack at Sufi shrine in Pakistan’s Balochistan province: The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the explosion at Shah Noorani, and said that it had conducted last month’s attack on a police academy in Quetta as well.
  6. Vegetable seller in Karnataka duped with fake Rs 2,000 note: Distribution of the new currency notes had started on Thursday.
  7. Colombian government, rebels agree to revised terms for peace treaty to end 52-year war: The first iteration of the accords were rejected by 50.2% of the country’s public who voted in a public referendum to approve them.  
  8. AAP government asks Delhi Police to crack down on 2 lakh diesel vehicles: Vehicles over 15 years old will be affected by the move, which comes after several institutions have criticised the state for not limiting pollution levels.
  9. Karnataka minister allegedly caught viewing pornography files case against reporter, cameraperson: The police said they would arrest the two TV9 employees based on evidence collected in the matter.
  10. Bangladesh police arrest prime suspect in murders of secular blogger, publisher: Khairul Islam, a leader of the outlawed Ansar al-Islam, reportedly admitted to his role in the killings of FA Dipan and NC Niloy during interrogation.