The Tarun Tejpal saga continues to make headlines. Hindustan Times writes "No relief, Tejpal faces arrest". Accused of sexual assault by a former colleague, Tehalka founder-editor Tarun Tejpal faces imminent arrest - with the Goa police asking him to appear before them at 3 PM on Thursday. "Times up for Tejpal", is a Mail Today headline.
"For major crimes 16 is not minor", reports the Pioneer as Women and Child Development Ministry's Draft is against shield for juveniles indulging in heinous crimes.
"Just one in 10 women whose parents own agricultural land inherit any land", reports the Hindu.
Hindustan Times reports that the recently held assembly polls in Madhya Pradesh have registered the highest-ever female participation, of 69.77%.
The Hindu, reporting on the formation of the new state of Telangana, writes, "Telangana Bill in Winter Session of Parliament says Narayanasamy", though the Times of India writes that it is likely to be tabled in the Budget Session, in early 2014.
In an appointment that is being watched very closely in India and across the world, Pakistan's Prime Minister on Wednesday chose a new 'moderate' Chief for its Army - Lt. Gen. Raheel Sharif, an infantryman who supersedes two senior generals, reports Mail Today. "Nawaz goes for Sharif Chief", headlines the paper.
In Bihar, every fourth primary and middle teacher failed the Class V-level test in September in a mandatory 'competence test', writes the Indian Express.
The Asian Age gives us a glimpse into the frenetic world of aspiring legislators who are trying to reach voters ahead of the Delhi polls. They are taking recourse to new age remedies like yoga, meditation or even listening to old classical Hindi songs after long hours of canvassing. New age remedies - with the age old touch.