The role of the former chief of the Uttarakhand Minorities Commission, Sukhdev Singh Namdhari in the shootout at a Delhi farmhouse in which liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep were killed comes under front page scrutiny. The Times of India quotes the Delhi Police as saying "Namdhari shot at Ponty's brother".The Indian Express writes, "Namdhari admits shot Hardeep, charged with attempt to murder".
The formal launch of a political party by anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal in Delhi is keenly noticed on the front pages of most papers. " Team Kejriwal is now 'Aam Admi Party' reports the Hindu. The Hindustan Times says, "Kejriwal hijacks Congress's aam admi".
Most papers mention that the country's top intelligence agencies are to get new chiefs. "Asif Ibrahim tipped to be new IB chief" reports the Indian Express. Referring to the appointment of Alok Joshi, the Mail Today writes "RAW gets new chief".
The Hindustan Times, in its front page exclusive, writes that the IIT's are verifying the identities of all first year students after they found that two aspirants has secured seats in 2012 without clearing the admission tests, using digitally doctored admit cards of successful candidates.
In a front page story, The Hindu reports that Chongqing, a city in southwest China plans to open a special museum. Under the caption, "China city plans Nehru museum, 50 years after war", the paper reports that the museum intends to commemorate Nehru's visit to the city in 1939.
Most papers reports that the body of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday to undergo poison tests. This story finds mention in the times of India, the Asian Age and the Pioneer.
And finally, research shows that tomato may do more than just add a tangy taste to the palate. The pioneer writes that a team of scientist at the National University of Singapore laid by Indian born professor V. Suresh has found the tomato peel is the ideal solution to clean drinking water.