Thursday, April 11, 2013

Delhi court reopens 1984 riots case against Tytler

Most papers today have reported on Mamata Banerjee's wrath. The Statesman, the Tribune and the Indian Express have a picture of SFI activists attacking West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra, outside the Planning Commission's office in Delhi, over Sudipto's death . 'Miffed didi raps Montek', writes the Pioneer.

Deepak Bhardwaj's younger son Nitesh arrested for his father's murder features prominently in most papers. The sensational story involves a huge fortune, a killer son, a lover whom both the father and the son shared and an ungodly godman' reports Hindustan Times. The Times of India lists the chain of events and writes, 'Police look for evidence of wife's complicity'.

'Eye on 2014, Congress and BJP go all out to woo didi' is a headline in Hindustan Times. 'In Bengal, Modi on mission Mamata' writes the Asian Age, and adds that the Gujarat Chief Minister attacked the Left.

Asian Development Bank lowering its India growth projection for 2013-14 from 6.5 per cent to 6 per cent is featured in the Hindu.

The Electronic Voting Machines which will keep a paper record of each vote cast will be ready by next month, report Hindustan Times, the Times of India and the Hindu.

The Times of India and the Hindu report that scientists in Massachusetts are very close to developing a dengue vaccine, which will be a major breakthrough in saving lives.

The Supreme Court saying that fake encounters will continue if security forces are deployed in an area for too long is reported by the Indian Express and the Times of India.

Official apathy in our country can bring dreams crashing down. The Times of India reports of a 15-year old, who after making India proud by winning two bronze medals at the 2011 Athens Special Olympics, now helps her mother sell gol gappas. Is anybody listening?

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