A Gujarat court finding 23 persons guilty of murder and conspiracy in the massacre of 24 persons at Ode in Gujarat in the post godhra riots of 2002 dominates the front pages. "Gujarat riots: 23 held guilty for Ode carnage" reports the Hindustan Times. The Indian Express, highlighting the conspiracy charge, writes "Conspiracy charge upheld for the first time, 23 convicted for Ode killing".
The granting of bail by the Supreme Court to jailed Pakistani virologist Dr Mohd. Khaleel Chisty in a 20 year old murder case is highlighted on the front pages of many dailies. "SC breather: day after Zardari visit, bail for Chisty" reports the Times of India. The Asian Age writes "Pak scientist Chisty,80, is granted bail".
The re-election of Prakash Karat as general secretary of the CPI(M) is widely noticed with the Hindu observing "Karat at the helm again" and the Pioneer writing "Karat gets fresh mandate from diminshed CPM".
In a front page exclusive, the Mail today writes that a recent input by the Intelligence Bureau pinpoints two refineries, one in Jamnagar in Gujarat and the other in Bathinda in Punjab as possible terror targets for the Pakistan based terror group Lashkar e Tayyaba.
The Times of India highlights the recommendations made by a working group of the Planning Commission which has reviewed the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961. The paper writes that the panel has suggested increasing the duration of maternity leave and forbidding the sacking of a pregnant employee on any ground.
The return of cricketer Yuvraj Singh to Delhi after successfully completing a four month chemotherapy course in the US for treatment of lung cancer is widely noticed with many papers carrying pictures of him with his mother. The Tribune calls it "A triumphant return" while the Hindustan Times writes "Yuvi returns home a winner"