Wednesday, July 2, 2014

India among 193 countries spied on by US: Report - Firstpost

India among 193 countries spied on by US: Report - Firstpost


CJI R.M. Lodha's unhappiness over rejection of Gopal Subramanium's name for appointment as SC Judge, Tapas Pal's apology after his controversial remarks and the new twist in the mystery over Sunanda Pushkar's death hog the headlines in today's newspapers.

"CJI stirs row over Subramanium", writes The Pioneer. The Indian Express says, "Gopal was rejected without my consent : CJI breaks silence".

The Asian Age reports on the Tapas Pal controversy as, "Storm over MP's rape threat". The  Pioneer quips "No mamata for Tapas? MHA wants report".

"AIIMS Doc hints At Sunanda cover-up", leads the Mail Today, The Times of India  quotes the head of AIIMS forensic department as saying he was "pressured to say Sunanda's death was natural".

The Times of India leads with "India to lodge protest with US over NSA snooping on BJP". The Indian Express reports "NSA got US court's nod to spy on BJP in 2010".

The Asian Age quotes Finance Minister Jaitley as saying, "Budget will not be mindlessly populist". The Financial Express says, "FM hints at bold reforms, prudence in maiden budget".

The Pioneer writes "FIFA in a match fix, Cameroon to probe into '7 bad apples' " reporting, Cameroon are investigating seven of their players for match-fixing at the World Cup. Times of India says, "Cameroon to probe if World Cup ouster was fixed".

The Asian Age notices, a significant slice of Indian Cinematic history fell into the abyss of oblivion last Thursday, as the Bombay Talkies warehouse in Mumbai burned down, taking with it most pre-1947 era film stock as also rare letters by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Tagore and Jawaharlal Nehru.

The Hindustan Times reports, in a significant ruling the Supreme Court has said, false charges of domestic violence is ground for divorce, as it amounts to cruelty.

And finally, some cheer for people hit by soaring vegetable prices, as the Delhi gpvernment is to begin sale of cheaper onions and potatoes from today, reports the Hindustan Times.

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