Saturday, April 26, 2014

May God save the country from ‘Modi model’: Sonia

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Papers highlight the Enforcement Directorate's charge sheet against political heavyweights A Raja and Rajya Sabha MP Kanimozhi accusing them of money laundering. The Indian Express writes - Three years after it began investigation, the ED has charged former telecom minister A Raja, DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and his daughter Kanimozhi with money laundering in the 2G Spectrum allocation scam.

The top headline in the Times of India reads; "Congress left red-faced as Prime Minister's brother joins BJP at Modi Rally".

The war of words between the Congress and the BJP continues to simmer, writes The Pioneer. Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, taking a cue from her brother Rahul Gandhi, attacked the Gujarat model of development, accusing Narendra Modi of selling thousands of acres of land cheap to his 'friends'.

"Gold plot thickens - 26 kilos gold pilfered from Padma Temple", writes Mail Today. Amicus Curiae Gopal Subramaniam has told the Supreme Court that gold worth almost 80 crore rupees has been pilfered from the vaults of one of the richest shrines in the country. Discovery of a gold plating machine indicates that original ornaments were replaced with fakes.

Hindustan Times reports that Indian born economist Arvind Panagariya - a Columbia University professor - is willing to play a key role in the next Govt. Economist Jagdish Bhagwati, from the same University - is also positioning himself to advice Narendra Modi, if the latter becomes prime minister, report The Indian Express.

Asian Age informs us that outgoing Chief Justice of India, P Sathasivam does not mind being the first Lokpal of the country, if the decision is taken unanimously and without controversy.

And finally, Times of India writes that for most people - coffee may have great health benefits. Scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health have found that those who increased the amount of coffee they drank each day by more than one cup over a four year period, had an 11% lower chance of developing type 2 diabetes.

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