Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena dissolves parliament amid power struggle, reports news agency AFP.

JDS Minister B Kashempur on Friday informed that Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy has given full authority to the department for celebrations of Tipu Sultan Jayanti in the state. He said JDS Minister Venkatrao Nadagouda is attending on behalf of Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy in Bengaluru and he would attend the programme in Bidar.

Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy will not participate in Tipu Jayanti program as doctors have advised him to take rest for three days, till November 11. 

Ahead of the upcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections 2018, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday released party's manifesto in Rajnandgaon.

Enforcement Directorate (ED) attaches immovable assets worth Rs 21.66 crores of the accused in Malabar Cements case under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Section 144, that prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area, has been imposed in Karnataka's Kodagu district ahead of Tipu Jayanti on Saturday.

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The price of LPG has been hiked by over Rs 2 per cylinder after the government increased the commission paid to LPG dealers. A 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder in Delhi will now cost Rs 507.42 as against Rs 505.34 previously, according to a price notification of state-owned fuel retailers.

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Tral encounter: One Jaish e Mohammad terrorist has been gunned down by security forces, arms and ammunition recovered. Operation continues.

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Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh has written to Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food&Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan seeking paddy driage at 2% instead of 1% of Minimum Support Price (MSP)so as to ensure uninterrupted procurement for remaining Kharif Season: Punjab CMO

West Bengal: Trinamool Congress worker Pintu Sinha who was shot at in Purulia district last week, died last night during treatment at SSKM Hospital in Kolkata.

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In a first, the representatives of Indian government will be part of a multilateral dialogue which includes the Taliban as a member. The Ministry of External Affairs on Thursday confirmed that two former diplomats will be sent to Russia to engage at "non-official" level in the talks being hosted by Russia in a bid to resolve the dispute in Afghanistan.

The air quality in Delhi continues to be hazardous, Delhi's Anand Vihar at 585, area around US Embassy at 467 and RK Puram at 343 - all under 'Hazardous' category in Air Quality Index (AQI). Two bogies of a goods train near Dahanu Road Station of Mumbai division caught fire last night. 12 trains have been cancelled and 10 trains have been short-terminated.

Some big developments that are expected to happen today are:

Petrol and diesel prices in Delhi are Rs 78.06 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15) and Rs 72.74 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15), respectively. Petrol and diesel prices in Mumbai are Rs 83.57 per litre (decrease by Rs 0.15) and Rs 76.22 (decrease by Rs 0.16), respectively.

A fire that broke out in a slum in Bandra's Shastri Nagar area last night has been doused. 24 fire tenders are present at the spot.

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