The papers choose to highlight different stories as their front page lead today. On Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's comments on the Mid-day meal tragedy in his state, the Hindustan Times writes, 'Nitish smells BJP-RJD nexus in meal tragedy, Sharad dismissive'.
The Times of India draws attention to the Planning Commission report on declining poverty figures between 2004-05 and 2011-12. It writes, 'Odisha, Bihar show biggest drop in percentage of poor'.
The Statesman, in its front page lead, reports that 65 Indian Members of Parliament have written to US President Obama to maintain the current policy of not granting a US visa to Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi. This is in the backdrop of BJP President Rajnath Singh's demand that the ban on granting of a visa to Mr Modi be revoked.
The shutting down of an eatery in Mumbai, after Congress activists protested against a sentence printed on the bill, which made reference to some scams under UPA rule, is widely noticed. 'Congress activists shut down hotel for criticising UPA policy', reports the Hindu.
Former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav's plea in the Supreme Court, seeking transfer of the judge presiding over the fodder scam trial in Ranchi, is prominently noticed. 'SC may drop fodder scam judge : CBI gets a week to spell out stand on Lalu's plea', writes the Pioneer.
And finally, pictures of a cheerful royal couple, Prince William and Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, holding their new born baby dot most of the papers today. 'A King is born, Britain rejoices', writes the Asian Age on the royal birth.