We'll begin with a headline in the Tribune, - " Sonia writes to Anna, promises Lokpal Bill in the Budget Session". The paper adds that the UPA government has been set a deadline for the passage of the Lokpal Bill after Congress President Sonia Gandhi assured social activist Anna Hazare that the anti- corruption legislation will be passed in the coming budget session of Parliament.
Yesterday's pronouncement of the Juvenile Justice Board declaring the sixth accused in the brutal Delhi Bus gang rape case- a juvenile of 17 years six months - is widely covered. The Times of India writes ' Juvenile Board goes by school date - No bone test'. The Hindu quotes the victims father - "I wish I could gather words to sum up the deep sadness and shock. The Juvenile accused needs the harshest punishment''
Former BJP Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha coming out in support of Narendra Modi as a prime ministerial candidate, is highlighted by the Press. The Hindu writes JD(U) rejects Sinha's choice of Modi as PM nominee.