Papers have carried different lead stories today. "Cap of LPG cylinders to be reviewed" is the first headline in The Hindu. The paper says - faced with increasing political heat and criticism - the government is reviewing the cap of 6 annual LPG cylinders to domestic consumers - and has also put on hold the Rs. 26.50 hike in the price of non-subsidized cylinders.
With a press release announcing dates for the forthcoming Winter Session of Parliament, the Indian Express headline reads - "Lokpal Bill in Winter Session". The paper adds - the government will try to get the Lokpal Bill passed in the Winter Session after dropping a contentious clause, relating to the setting up of Lokayuktas in the States.
"CBI cannot withhold information on Graft", is the top headline in The Tribune. The Central Information Commissioner has made it clear that information related to corruption and human rights violation's needed to be disclosed under law, even by public authorities like the CBI and The National Investigation Agency, that are exempted under the Second Schedule of the RTI Act.
"With 3 days to go, Obama and Romney resume campaigning". The Asian Age highlights the US presidential race (slated for November 6) with a photograph of Obama with his supporters. Covering superstorm Sandy, HT Business reports "50 billion dollars, that's the damage bill for Sandy -- so far"
The Financial Express writes - standing at 1 billion dollars, Foreign Fund Inflows into the Indian debt markets were at a five month high in October, with investors expressing confidence in the government's fiscal consolidation policies.
And With a picture of a misty and foggy Friday morning, The Hindu writes -- "Nilam effect in Delhi".