- According to NITI Aayog’s index on reforms in the farm sector, Maharashtra has been adjudged the most farmer friendly state in the country followed by Gujarat and Rajasthan
- The Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the function to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the High Court of Delhi.
- The first meeting of National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) was held in New Delhi.The meeting was chaired by Cabinet Secretary P.K.Sinha.
- MOU signed between India and Palestine for setting up of Palestine-India Techno Park in Ramallah
- A 14-day India-Nepal joined military exercise, named Surya Kiran IX, began at Pithoragarh.
- Jhulan Goswami Captain of Indian womens cricket team became world number 1 bowler
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi honoured Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his 141st birth anniversary in New Delhi on October 31, 2016.
- The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas(National Unity Day) was observed on 31stOctober, 2016 with ‘Integration of India’ as the theme