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Top news of the day: Cattle smuggling case against lynching victim Pehlu Khan quashed, JD(U) proposes proportionate representation in Narendra Modi Cabinet, and more

Irshad Khan holds a picture of his late father Pehlu Khan in Jaisinghpur on June 2, 2017.

Irshad Khan holds a picture of his late father Pehlu Khan in Jaisinghpur on June 2, 2017.   | Photo Credit: Reuters

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Rajasthan HC quashes cattle smuggling case against Pehlu Khan

A single Bench of Justice Pankaj Bhandari quashed the case under Rajasthan Bovine Animals Protection Act and the charge sheet against Pehlu Khan, his two sons and his driver saying there is no evidence to show that the cows were being transported for the purpose of slaughtering.

JD(U) pushes for ‘proportionate representation’ in Narendra Modi Cabinet

The assertive stand of the JD(U) comes at a time when another BJP ally Shiv Sena is demanding equal division of power in Maharashtra. | Devendra Fadnavis re-elected Maharashtra BJP Legislature Party leader | Ajit Pawar elected NCP Legislature Party leader

Death toll in Kulgam attack climbs to 6 as injured West Bengal labourer dies

A labourer critically injured in the terror attack in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district died of his injuries, taking the death toll in the incident to six, the police said on October 30.

Terrorism in Kashmir is not just India’s problem, say European lawmakers

Team says it supports India in fighting for a solution to the problem.

K. Vijay Kumar to be relieved as J&K Governor’s adviser on ‘conclusion of his term’

Mr. Kumar, a 1975 batch officer, was appointed in 2018 to assist Satya Pal Malik in shaping the security strategy.

INX Media money laundering case: court sends Chidambaram to 14-day judicial custody

Court rejects plea of ED seeking one-day custodial interrogation.

Nirav Modi moves new bail application, hearing on November 6

The 48-year-old, who is fighting extradition to India, has reportedly cited anxiety and depression in the latest application, his fifth attempt at bail since arrest on an extradition warrant in March this year.

Pakistan issues commemorative coin to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th anniversary

The coin comes ahead of the inauguration of the Kartarpur corridor by Prime Minster Imran Khan on November 9.

Lebanese PM Saad Hariri quits amid anti-government protests

The resignation plunges Lebanon deeper into turmoil and uncertainty as it grapples with a severe economic and financial crisis that has led to a scarcity of hard currency and the local currency losing value for the first time in more than two decades. | Explained | What is happening in Lebanon?

Reliance Jio, COAI lock horns over ‘telecom crisis’

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (RJIL), in a strongly worded letter to Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), has accused the body of exploiting the legitimate payout obligations in a bid to create an alarmist propaganda for the doom of the telecom sector.

Shakib quits MCC world cricket committee following anti-corruption suspension

The suspension rules the all-rounder out of next month’s away series against India, the IPL and the T20 World Cup next year. | Timeline of Shakib Al Hasan’s chats with suspected bookie

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