The Prime Minister's counter-attack on Monday against the charges of 'impropriety' against his government on coal block allocation, is given prominence on the front pages. 'PM slams CAG's coal report, takes full responsibility' is the top headline in the Times of India. 'PM attacks CAG, BJP refuses to relent', headlines the Statesman.
Another important story this morning is of the Supreme Court directing the Government to complete fresh auction of the 122 cancelled 2G Spectrum Licenses, by January 11, 2013.
'Diplomatic victory for Iran', opines the Statesman. The paper writes, 'The Non - Aligned Movement Summit at Iran is the largest international conference being hosted by that country in 33 years, giving Iran an opportunity to showcase their country to the world'.
'Mobile Base station radiation limit will be cut from September 1', is to be read in the Hindu. The paper reports,' The Centre has told parliament that the exposure limit for radio frequency fields will be brought down to one tenth of the existing level, to prevent health hazards from mobile tower radiations'.
The Times of India informs us, 'Delhi to ban Gutka sales by next week'. The Delhi Government is set to ban sale, manufacture, distribution and storage of all Gutka products. The ban will also be imposed on pan masalas containing nicotine.
The Hindu writes, 'Effecting the second major reshuffle of her Cabinet, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has divested senior Minister A.K. Walia of the important portfolios of Revenue and Urban Development'.' Walia loses, Lovely gains in Delhi Cabinet reshuffle', is the papers headline.
The Tribune carries a photograph of the 'Ridge' in down-town Shimla with a large crack running in the road. 'Cracks reappear on Shimla's Ridge following incessant rain' is the headline.
And Finally, Hindustan Times informs us that students planning to obtain a loan for higher education have to make sure they obtain higher grades to access a loan with a lower interest rates.