India beat Australia by 48 runs to stay unbeaten in the group stage matches of ICC Women’s World T20.

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash has been transferred. He had accused Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and other AAP leaders of assault.

Ajay Bhushan Pandey will serve as Revenue Secretary after the retirement of Hasmukh Adhia on 30 November. Girish Chandra Murmu has been appointed as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) of Department of Expenditure. He'll take charge as Secretary after the retirement of AN Jha.

Activist Varavara Rao has been arrested by the Maharashtra police from his residence in Hyderabad as his house arrest ended today.

Fire breaks out at 'The 42', an under-construction skyscraper in Kolkata, West Bengal. Three fire tenders rushed to the spot. No casualties or loss to property reported yet. More details awaited.

Congress leader Randeep Surjewala writes to Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking CISF security for Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu citing 'growing threat perception to his life'.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Malé. PM Modi is on a visit to Maldives to attend the inauguration ceremony of the President-elect Ibrahim Mohamed Solih in Malé.

Delhi’s Patiala House Court frames charges in the 'two leaves' alleged bribery case. TTV Dhinakaran charged under section 120B (criminal conspiracy) and 201 (destruction of evidence) of IPC and section 8 of PC Act. TTV Dhinakaran is currently on bail.

Congress's Manvendra Singh to contest against Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje from Jhalrapatan in the upcoming Rajasthan assembly elections. 

The Congress on Saturday released its second list of candidates featuring 32 names.

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New Delhi, November 17: The nine-phased Jammu & Kashmir panchayat elections 2018 are scheduled to begin from today. Polling was slated to begin at 7am in six districts of the Kashmir Valley, two in Ladakh and seven districts in the Jammu region. 427 candidates are in the fray for 536 Sarpanch Halqas and 5,951 candidates for 4,048 Panch wards in the first phase.

In other major news, pollution in the national capital continues to remain a challenging issue as the air quality index remained poor on Saturday morning. The PM10 particulate was measured at 219 and PM 2.5 level at 239 at Lodhi Road.

Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh has denied the role of Punjab farmers in polluting the air of Delhi. "We have westerly winds most of the year and if stubble burning was responsible for Delhi’s pollution then Chandigarh’s air should have been as polluted," he said.

In Gurugram, an IndiGo airline employee allegedly committed suicide at a guest house in Sushant Lok, yesterday. Post-mortem will be conducted today. A case has been registered and the police investigation is underway.

From the South, a state-wide bandh has been called in Kerala as state unit president of the Hindu Aikya Vedi, K P Sasikala, was detained by the police. Sasikala had come for darshan at Sabarimala temple, but was detained for defying the prohibitory orders imposed.