A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Zakir Naik’s NGO Islamic Research Foundation banned for five years: The Centre said his ‘objectionable and subversive’ speeches and the criminal cases against him were behind the decision.
  2. Cyrus Mistry denies accusations of his business missteps that Tata Sons made in newspaper ads: The conglomerate’s ousted chairperson claimed the group’s advertisement, dated November 11, was aimed at ‘misleading the public and stakeholders’.
  3. PM Modi took Rs 25-crore bribe from Aditya Birla as Gujarat chief minister, alleges Arvind Kejriwal: He demanded a rollback of the currency ban and asked for a Supreme Court-monitored inquiry into the demonetisation move.
  4. Unite to change negative perception about politicians, Narendra Modi tells parties ahead of Winter Session: The prime minister was addressing members of Parliament, even as the BJP braces for a stormy winter session tomorrow.
  5. Death sentence for 10 and life term for three in 1999 Senari massacre that killed 34: The quantum of punishment for two others will be announced on November 18.
  6. Vladimir Putin, Donald Trump discuss bilateral cooperation over the phone: The Russian president’s spokesperson Dmitry Peskov said the two shared a comon foreign policy outlook.
  7. Sensex closes 514 points lower, Nifty drops below 8,200-mark: The rupee weakened at Rs 67.7 against the dollar.
  8. Indelible ink to be used on those exchanging demonetised cash at banks, says economic secretary: Shaktikanta Das said the process would start in major cities today, to deter those trying to convert black money and visiting banks multiple times.
  9. Give DU professor Nandini Sundar four weeks’ notice before arrest, SC tells Chhattisgarh government: The court was hearing a plea filed by the academic, who argued that the FIR against her and 10 others was vendetta by the state police.
  10. Black money helped the Indian economy survive during the global recession, says Akhilesh Yadav: The Uttar Pradesh chief minister also said the demonetisation move will not solve the problem of undisclosed cash in any case.