Visiting Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik's comments get front page attention in most papers. The Statesman quotes Malik as saying that a Pakistan judicial panel will visit India next week to look into the evidence collected by Indian agencies in the Mumbai terror attack. He is also quoted as saying that a national Intelligence agency team will visit Pakistan next month. On India's demand for action against 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed, the Asian Age, writes "Malik still stonewalls on Saeed".
The Government's decision to request the Supreme court collegium to reconsider the three senior judges' names it had recommended for elevation to the Supreme Court figure prominently on the front pages of the Indian Express and the Hindustan Times. The three names are those of the Chief Justices of the Orissa, Karnataka and Madras High Courts.
Many papers report that Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav is putting pressure on the government over the proposed bill on SC/ST quota in promotions. "Mulayam threatens Congress: Choose between Maya and me" reports the Pioneer. The Asian Age writes "Mulayam threatens to review support".
In a front page exclusive, the Mail Today reveals a shocking statistic. It writes that in Ghaziabad, a UP town which borders Delhi, licensed guns with people exceed those with cops 4 to 1.
In a special front page story, the Times of India reports "Govt plans own channel, real autonomy for DD". The paper writes that the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked regulator TRAI for a review of the policy which disallows government ownership of television channels.
The shooting incident in a Connecticut school in the US is widely scrutinised in the papers. "Connecticut killer: Lonely but intelligent young man" reports the Times of India. The Statesman says "motive not established yet". In what is a direct fallout, the Pioneer writes "Pressure on Obama to act on gun laws."
And finally, the education sector has a new buzzword...and that is e-tuitions. The Hindustan Times reports that online tutorials today command a 1500 crore rupee market in the country.