The Mumbai police tightening their grip on Gurunath Meiyappan and cries for his father-in-law N Srinivasan's resignation as BCCI chief getting louder, is the lead story in most papers. "Super Kin held; Super King must Go", is the top headline in The Asian Age. Hindustan Times writes - has N. Srinivasan's iron grip on the BCCI been prised open?
"This Srinivasan makes us Proud", headlines The Times of India, writing about Chandigarh born Srikanth Srinivasan who was voted (97-0) by the US Senate to a judgeship on the prestigious US Court of Appeals in Washington. His elevation to the US Supreme Court is also widely forecast.
Mail Today reports', "As the Group of Ministers began deliberation on making the CBI an autonomous body, the investigating agency has also made a detailed presentation with suggestions that will significantly reduce its dependence on the Government.
Many papers report of a Pakistani International Airlines flight -from Lahore to Manchester being intercepted by two Royal Air Force Typhoon Jets and escorted to land in Stanford Airport instead. Asian Age reports two men, whose identities have been withheld, were arrested on suspicion of endangerment of the aircraft.
The Times of India reports - As Saudi Arabia implements its controversial naturalization law or Nitaqat, which seeks to replace foreign workers with its own people, India is in the midst of a huge effort to bring back over 75,000 people who have failed to regularize their work status.
And finally, Asian Age informs us that the strikingly beautiful milky coats of white Bengal tigers are caused by a single change in a known pigment gene, according to a new study.