A look at the headlines right now:

  1. Kerala Transport Minister Thomas Chandy resigns over allegations of land grab: Earlier, Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan had said that the Nationalist Congress Party would take a call on Chandy’s future.
  2. Delhi’s air quality improves slightly, but the smog is still a health hazard: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh accused Delhi’s AAP government of trying to divert attention from its failure to tackle the pollution in the city.
  3. Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe deposed from ruling party after Army intervention: Zanu-PF reiterated the military’s stand that it had not attempted a coup.
  4. Haryana minister asked murdered boy’s family not to demand CBI inquiry in Gurugram case, claims father: Rao Narbir Singh has denied the allegation and said he made sure their demand was fulfilled.
  5. Gujarat Election Commission bars BJP from using ‘Pappu’ in its electronic ads: ‘Pappu’, which roughly translates to someone who is unintelligent, is often used to ridicule Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi.
  6. Shampoos, chocolates, kitchen staples cheaper as new GST rates come into effect today: The Goods and Services Tax Council on November 10 lowered the levy on more than 200 items.
  7. Two men arrested for killing Muslim man in Rajasthan’s Alwar admit to being gau rakshaks: The police said the duo also confessed to mutilating Ummar Khan’s body to make it look like an accident.
  8. Australians vote ‘overwhelmingly yes’ to legalise same-sex marriage: Prime Minister Malcolm Turbull said he will introduce a bill on marriage equality in Parliament.
  9. Four killed, 10 injured after gunman targets elementary school in California: No children were killed in the incident in Tehama County, but at least three were taken to hospital with injuries.
  10. Centre to make it mandatory for contractors to pay Rs 10 lakh in case of manual scavenging deaths: The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry will conduct a survey in 15 states to determine the extent of the practice.