18. 23 pm: Indian Rupee now at 74.02 versus the US dollar.

16.20pm Jammu and Kashmir: First phase voting for the local body elections in 11 districts concludes.

16.00pm Comedian Tanmay Bhat to step away his association with AIB after allegations against Utsav Chakraborty

15.32pm US duo, William Nordhaus and Paul Romer, win Nobel Economics Prize

15.00pm SC reserves order on the PIL seeking proper verification of VVPAT in the upcoming Madhya Pradesh assembly elections

14.32pm Uttar Pradesh ATS nabbed person working at Nagpur’s Brahmos Unit on charges of spying

14.01pm How could you treat children like this?, Supreme Court on 34 girls beaten in Bihar

13.59pm SC express concern over 34 minor girls in Bihar’s Supaul thrashed for allegedly resisting sexual advances

13.36pm Malegaon blast case: Special NIA court issued non-bailable warrants against accused Ajay Rahirkar and Sudhakar Chaturvedi

13.00pm RSS trying to create law and order situation in state taking advantage of this verdict: Pinarayi Vijayan on Sabarimala Temple verdict

12.55pm Tanushree Dutt-Nana Patekar case: Producer of ‘Horn OK Please’ submit application before Oshiwara police station, stating ‘no molestation occurred & this is a publicity stunt’

12.39pm We will implement Supreme Court verdict on entry of women in Sabarimala temple: Pinarayi Vijayan

12.26pm Hope it won’t go out of control in the sense that we target people who’ve offended us in some way

12.06pm Pro-Kannada organisation protest in Bengaluru against Sunny Leone being cast in an upcoming Tamil film ‘Veeramahadevi’

11.35am Tanushree Dutta asked to record her statement before police

10:18 am So Sonam Kapoor has license of trusting some women & some she won’t. What makes her unsure of my claims?…I’m not known because of my dad, earned my credibility after struggling for a decade: Kangana Ranaut on Sonam Kapoor’s statement over Ranaut’s sexual harassment allegations on Vikas Bahl

10:11 am UPDATE Aircel-Maxis case: The matter has been adjourned to November 1. Delhi’s Patiala House Court was hearing anticipatory bail pleas of P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram seeking protection from arrest by CBI & ED.

10:01 am P Chidambaram arrives at Delhi’s Patiala House Court for hearing in Aircel-Maxis case. Court to hear anticipatory bail pleas of P Chidambaram and Karti Chidambaram seeking protection from arrest by CB&ED. Court will also hear ED’s plea seeking cancellation of their interim relief.

9:36 am Delhi: Police arrest one person and recovered the weapon used to commit the crime, in the case where an auto-rickshaw driver was stabbed to death in Connaught place last night, 3 people are still absconding

9:34 am Sensex opens with a loss of 128.57 points at 34,248.42; Indian rupee at 73.86 versus the US dollar

9:03 am Sabhi vipakshi dalon ko ikatha karke hum behen Mayawati ji ko iss desh ke pradhan mantri ke pad par baithane ka kaam karen: Om Prakash Chautala, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) leader and former Haryana CM Haryana’s Gohana yesterday

8:19 am Jammu And Kashmir: People queue outside a polling booth in Rajouri to cast their votes in the first phase of urban local body elections

8:07 am Jammu: People queue outside a polling booth in Gorakh Nagar to cast their votes in the first phase of urban local body elections

7:37 am J&K: Voting begins in districts of Anantnag-4 wards, Budgam-1 ward, Bandipore-16 wards, Baramulla-15, Jammu-153, Kargil-13, Kupwara-18, Leh-13, Poonch-26, Rajouri-59 & Srinagar-3 wards, in the first of the four phases of urban local bodies elections: Visuals from Budgam’s Ward no 5

7:23 am Jammu And Kashmir: Voting begins in 11 districts in the first of the four phases of urban local bodies elections; Visuals from Ward no. 48 in Jammu

7:15 am Rameswaram: Unidentified miscreant tried to break into an ATM near Railway Station in the early hours today. Police detained a suspect. Further investigation underway. Tamil Nadu

6:30 am Petrol and Diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 82.03 per litre (increase by Rs 0.21) and Rs 73.82 (increase by Rs 0.29). Petrol and Diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 87.50 (increase by Rs 0.21) and Rs 77.37 (increase by Rs 0.31), respectively.