Maoists rejecting the government swap offer to release Jhina Hikaka and Paulo Bosusco features on the front pages of most newspapers. 'Ultras threaten to execute Italian', writes the Statesman.
Pak President Zardari's visit figures prominently in the papers today. 'Ahead of Zardari visit, Pak, India spar over Saeed's 26/11 role', is the Tribune headlines. 'No aides in room when Manmohan and Zardari talk', is the Indian Express headline. 'Bilawal to visit India with dad Zardari', writes the Times of India.
The lead of the Times of India focusses on Defence Minister A.K. Antony. 'Antony in crosshairs for taking on arms lobby', writes the paper, adding that 'fresh rows may be bid to oust minister', as he has antagonised arms lobbies, foreign governments and armament firms.
Gold traders calling off their 21-day strike finds place in most papers. 'After meeting Sonia and the FM's assurance of Excise Duty rollback, stir is withdrawn', is the headline in the Financial Express.
Mamta Banerjee removing all mention of Marx and Engels from history books is mentioned as, 'on your Marx, get set, go', by Mail Today. 'Bengal schools get ready to dump Marx for Mandela', writes the Pioneer.
Are you a BBM user? 'No secrets on Blackberry', writes Mail Today on page one, adding that the government has got its way on tapping the popular messenger service.
Good news for car lovers - 'Toyota to assemble Camry in India', writes the Hindustan Times.
And finally, a test to detect onset of Alzheimers, as simple as an MRI, has been developed in India, writes Mails Today.