Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Hard racer Mallya may be grounded


    The UPA government successfully defeating opposition amendments to the Motion of Thanks on the President's address to Parliament is prominently noticed on the front pages of many papers. "With DMK and SP on board, govt staves off crisis in Lok Sabha" reports the Tribune. The Hindustan Times writes "Congress gets allies aligned".
    The resignation of Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi and the swearing in of his successor Mukul Roy today gets wide attention in the papers. "PM regrets Trivedi exit; Roy swearing in today" reports the Statesman while the Pioneer writes” Mukul to drive Rail from today".
    Most papers take note of Samajwadi President Mulayam Singh Yadav ruling out the possibility of joining the UPA government. "No question of joining UPA govt: Mulayam" reports the Asian Age. The Times of India says "Mulayam in no rush, plays hard to get".
    The CBI's submission to the Supreme Court in the Pathribal killing case in which seven people were allegedly killed in a fake encounter by army personnel in Kashmir twelve years ago is highlighted in many papers. "Pathribal killing were murders:CBI to SC" reports the Hindustan Times. Similarly the Indian Express writes " Pathribal encounters cold blooded murder:  CBI to SC".
    A study on international arms transfers done by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute is widely reported in the papers today. "India pushes China behind to be world's largest arms importer" reads the Tribune headline. The Hindustan Times points out that the five largest recipient countries are all Asian states including Pakistan, South Korea and Singapore.
    On the business pages, Kingfisher Airlines is again in the news. "Hard racer Mallya may be grounded" reports the Mail Today as it writes that the DGCA has summoned Vijay Mallya to personally present a clear picture of the airline and that the cash strapped airline faces the prospect of getting its license cancelled.

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