A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Thirty-four Delhi-bound trains delayed, eight cancelled, as air quality remains ‘severe’: Twenty-one trains were rescheduled.
  2. Gauri Lankesh’s killers will be named within weeks, says Karnataka home minister Ramalinga Reddy: The Special Investigation Team has definite clues and is collecting evidence, he said.
  3. Arunachal is our territory, we are not concerned with China’s view,’ says Nirmala Sitharaman: China had objected to her visit to the state earlier this month, saying it was not ‘conducive to the peace and tranquility of the region’.
  4. CBI ‘tortured, brutally thrashed’ my son, claims father of Class 11 student: The agency has denied harming the 16-year-old, who is the main suspect in the Gurugram school murder case.
  5. Vladimir Putin has denied meddling in US election, says Donald Trump: The US president called the investigation into Russia’s alleged interference an ‘artificial Democratic hit job’.
  6. PoK belongs to Pakistan, ‘independent Kashmir’ does not exist, says Farooq Abdullah: The National Conference leader also stressed that just holding talks with Interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma will not resolve the dispute in the region.
  7. Reliance Communications’ loss widens in July-September to Rs 2,709 crore: This was the company’s fourth straight quarter of loss.
  8. All unlisted cases should be mentioned only before the chief justice, says Supreme Court: The order comes a day after a controversy erupted in the top court over the medical colleges bribery case being listed for hearing.
  9. ‘Women can sweep and mop to stay fit,’ advises Rajasthan education department magazine: The publication’s editor admitted that the suggestion of domestic chores should not have been specified for women, but said it stemmed from tradition.
  10. Donald Trump gets back at Kim Jong-un with ‘short and fat’ jibe after being called an ‘old lunatic’: ‘Why would Kim Jong-un insult me by calling me old, when I would never call him ‘short and fat?’ the president tweeted.