Sunday, May 18, 2014

Namo hangover claims first victim, Nitish quits


The Papers today focus on Narendra Modi. The Statesman , Tribune , Hindustan Times and The Asian Age show him performing Ganga Aarti in Varanasi yesterday. 'Victory show spans from Delhi to Kashi' says The Asian Age. The Business Standard shows Modi addressing a gathering at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.
'After Modi Quake, the aftershocks' is the Times of India headline. The Hindustan Times headline reads 'Namo hangover claims first victim , Nitish quits'. The Hindu, quoting Ram Vilas Paswan writes' 'Its drama, he had no choice- Nitish Kumar was left with no option, as there was rebellion in the Janata Dal(U). 'New Chief Minister to be picked today' informs the Asian Age.
'After Bihar, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand governments may crumble' writes the Hindustan Times.
In another story, the Hindustan Times on its front page reports ' BJP ready for fresh polls in Delhi' says Harsh Vardhan.
'Government to take shape post May 20' writes the Pioneer. 'Pressure on Rajnath Singh to join' says the Indian Express. The Statesman reports that there have been hints, that Rajnath Singh would get Home, but there is speculation over Sushma's portfolio.
The Pioneer and the Tribune report that Sonia and Rahul may resign at the CWC meet scheduled for Monday. 'Prime Minister Manmohan Singh resigns' says the Business Standard. The Asian Age shows him with the president, after he submitted his resignation. Many papers , quoting Singh write that his life was an open book.
The deaths of Russi Mody,96, former chairman and managing director of Tata Steel, fondly known as the steel man - and Captian Krishnan Nair,92, ace hotelier , who stepped down as chairman of Leela Palace Hotels last year, have been widely reported by the press.
The shocking incident of a Delhi University student who committed suicide yesterday finds place on the front page of the Hindustan Times and Hindu.

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