Bombay High Court declining request for fee concession to Team Anna for use of ground in Mumbai for their protest is on front pages of many dailies. Bombay High Court slams Anna, say's fast can be a nuisance to some" - is the top headline in the Hindustan Times. The Indian Express reports that - The High Court turned down Team Anna's request for fee concessions for the Bandra Kurla Complex as venue of the proposed 3-day fast.
The political row intensifying over the Center fixing a 4.5% share for minorities within the existing 27% OBC quota, appears in several dailies. "Battle lines being drawn over minorities sub-quota" writes the Hindu, The Tribune writes that despite opposition from political parties, the government pushed ahead with formalities to notify the Union Cabinet's decision, so that the quota can come into effect from Jan 1, 2012.
The Election Commission's expected announcement of schedule for Assembly Elections in the five poll-bond states of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttrakhand, and Uttar Pradesh is also given due prominence by papers.
"Dhoni & Boys loving it" write the Hindustan Times, with Indian Cricketers enjoying unforeseen levels of anonymity in Canberra and passers-bye clueless of the presence of the likes of Sachin Tendulkar doing practices sessions in the midst and R. Ashwin enjoying an evening walk with his bride.
And finally, the Business line of the Hindu writes "Want to know what the key to a happier life is? According to a new UK study, 'snuggling up for the night on the left side' makes for a more cheerful, confident and happier person.