A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Air quality in Delhi still ‘severe’, NGT pulls up AAP government for rising levels of pollution: At least 41 trains to Delhi have been delayed and 10 were cancelled.  
  2. Voter turnout of 28.6% recorded till 12 pm in Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections: Congress’ Virbhadra Singh is up against the BJP’s Prem Kumar Dhumal for the chief ministerial post.
  3. Income Tax officials raid Jaya TV office and other places in Chennai following claims of tax evasion: The company is owned by jailed AIADMK leader VK Sasikala and run by her nephew Vivek Jayaraman.  
  4. Insurance regulatory body makes linking of Aadhaar to policies mandatory: The directive has statutory force and insurers have to implement it without waiting for further instructions. 
  5. CBI wants Class 11 student of Ryan International School to reconstruct crime scene in the Gurugram murder case: The victim’s family demanded that the arrested student be tried as an adult. 
  6. Sebi penalises Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani’s company and other firms for unfair trade practices: The market regulator has imposed a Rs 6.9-crore fine on 22 accused entities.  
  7. Supreme Court to hear plea challenging IPS officer Rakesh Asthana’s appointment as CBI director: The matter will be heard in the top court on November 13.  
  8. Income Tax officials asked Congress’s DK Shivakumar to join BJP, claims Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah: The tax personnel had asked the state’s energy minister to join the saffron party to ‘avoid nuisances’ like the raids, the chief minister alleged.  
  9. DMK will never join hands with BJP, Stalin says at ‘Black Day’ protest in Madurai: The party is ideologically against the Bharatiya Janata Party’s policies, DMK’s working president Stalin said. 
  10. CBI tells court it cannot take over the Junaid Khan lynching case: The court was hearing arguments on a plea by Junaid Khan’s father, who wants an independent investigation.