The front pages of most newspapers are splashed with the stories of the BJP's National Council meet. Under the headline, 'Congress destroying India : Modi', the Pioneer says, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi called Congress a termite, and tore into the ruling party's first family for compromising on the interest of the nation to protect its own supremacy. The Tribune says, Congress took exception to Modi's remarks against the party's leadership saying the language used by Modi does not behove any leader of national stature.
The Hindu reports that the prestigious Wharton India Economic Forum has cancelled the proposed address by Narendra Modi following opposition from some stakeholders.
Indian doctors working in the UK have sued the country's top regulatory body, saying the confirmation exam for independent practice was biased against international trainees, with 65.3 per cent international graduates failing in their first attempt against 9.9 per cent Britons, reports the Times of India.
The Statesman reports that a government panel has found irregularities in the approval of 38 drugs without clinical trials on Indians, with nine of them cleared by the drug controller without reference to any expert, saying the exemptions appear to be due to pressure from pharma companies.
The Times of India writes that with exorbitantly priced medicines, making treatment inaccessible for many companies, are reaching out to patients to finance the purchase of their preion medicines.
And finally, scientists claim to have developed a revolutionary spinal implant that allows crippled patients to walk again and relieves pain in spinal injury patients, reports the Times of India.