Sunday, April 29, 2012

Bangaru gets 4-year rigorous imprisonment, plans to appeal


Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remarks on 'fuel prices' during the inauguration of the Guru Gobind Singh refinery at Bhatinda, Punjab, a joint venture between HPCL and Mittal Energy of Singapore, receive attention on the front pages. 'Manmohan hints at another fuel price hike' is a headline seen in the Hindu. 'Oil price hike soon, but won't affect poor' - is the top headline in the Hindustan Times.
The BJP's Bangaru Laxman getting a four year jail term is seen on the front pages. 'Bangaru gets 4-year rigorous imprisonment, plans to appeal' is the top headlines in The Hindu.
The appointment of new Governors has been noticed prominently by many dailies. 'Qureshi appointed Uttarakhand Governor' reports the Hindustan Times on its front page.  The Hindu says 'former SPG Chief Wanchoo is appointed Governor of Goa'; Margaret Alva shifted to Rajasthan. 
The Government denied the allegations by the Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy that Home Minister P Chidambarm delayed the Aircel-Maxis deal to help his son has been noticed by the Indian Express. The paper says government pulls out records, says PC in the clear. 
'Off with your tinted windows' - writes Mail Today. Motorists across the country have to remove black films or any other material tampering with the original form of the windscreen or side windows of vehicles before May 4, or face action.
AND FINALLY; The Tribune informs us that Indian art and antiques fetched record prices at a London auction, with a 16th century Mughal dark green jade ink-pot selling for rupees 43 lakh, and a portrait of Mughal emperor Jahagir fetching 1.23 crore!.

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