The Delhi Law Minister Somnath Bharti continues to dominate headlines today in most news dailies. His refusal to appear personally before the Delhi Commission for Women leads the Mail Today to remark "Bharti tells DCW to go fly a Kite", while the Asian Age adds "Bharti lawyers in row at DCW, mantri flies kites".
In a related story the Hindustan Times speculates, "Congress to pull an AAP on Kejri"? and adds that "after Lok Sabha election, Congress plans a referendum on continuing support to Delhi Govt".
The Indian Express reports with the headline "SC pulls up both Delhi govt. and Delhi Police over dharna, reminds govt. Constitution is supreme, question cops for inaction".
In a significant story the Indian Express reports " Rage in Valley: Army clearSIT it self in Pathribal killings", while the Asian Age adds "Anger in J&K as Pathribal probe closed".
In its lead story the Pioneer reports, "Southern politics in ferment - Alagiri suspended from DMK for dig at Karuna", The Indian Express adds "Family feud spills over, Karunanidhi suspends Alagiri".
In its front page story The Times of India reports that two opinion polls, conducted by India Today - C Voter poll and CNN - IBN - CSDS poll have predicted that BJP is poised for best ever tally, Modi set to be PM - for first time, Congress could fall below hundred seats".
The paper also writes; "Pawar files nominations for Rajya Sabha polls, to quit active politics", while the Pioneer informs "BJP, JD(U) name Rajya Sabha nominees - Congress to field Sheila Dikshit from Himachal Pradesh".
And finally, The Asian Age reports that inter personal violence, infectious diseases and climate change had played a major role in the demise of the Indus or Harrapan civilisation around 4000 years ago.