Sunday, August 12, 2012

Man publicly questions Mamta, branded maoist, arrested


The violence in Mumbai during a protest demonstration against the recent violent incidents in Assam is prominently noticed in the press. The Times of India reports "Centre asks states to be on guard, keeps forces ready".
All the papers highlight Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's comment on the possible entry of Rahul Gandhi into the government. The Statesman quotes the Prime Minister as saying "Will welcome Rahul entry in Cabinet".
In a front page exclusive, the Hindustan Times reports that the government is readying a 4 step plan to boost growth which will focus on boosting investor confidence, reducing inflation, reining in fiscal and current account deficits and steps to boost the rupee.
The arrest of a farmer in West Bengal as he questioned Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee at a rally in Junglemahal, gets wide attention in the papers today. The Tribune reports "Man publicly questions Mamta, branded maoist, arrested". The Indian Express highlights the fact that the arrested man is a Trinamool Congress worker.
Defence Minister A K Anthony's comments on the relationship between officers and jawans in the armed forces are keenly noticed. "Anthony says officer-jawan face-off cause of concern" writes the Pioneer. The Times of India says "Anthony worried over officer-jawan scuffles".
The Mail Today, in an exclusive story, reports that the discovery of a tunnel at the Indo-Pak border, has prompted the government to acquire unattended ground sensors or UGS which will be installed at the border. These sensors can detect any movement on or under the ground.
And finally, what could be a boon for people with kidney problems, the Times of India reports that the Government is planning to set up a stand alone dialysis centre in each district of the country to tackle chronic kidney disease.

1 comment:

  1. Oh god what's going on in the country. All the polticians are going nuts