Journalist Ved Pratap Vaidik's Meet With Hafiz Saeed Fuels Showdown in Parliament - NDTV
Newspapers today cover different stories including the drop in food inflation, renewed discussion over the juvenile law, the furore over the Vaidik-Hafiz Saeed meeting, and Germany lifting the Football World Cup.
"RS Chaos after Ramdev man meets 26/11 plotter" reads the Hindustan Times headline. The Asian Age writes "Government denies link to Vaidik: Congress alleges PMO Involved". The Times of India reports Vaidik as saying "Met Saeed only as a journalist".
The Hindustan Times leads with, "SC wants government to revisit juvenile law, says can't have cut-off date for crime", questioning blanket immunity enjoyed by underage offenders. The Times of India questions "Harsher penalty but not death for juvenile rapists?" also reporting, the SC stays death penalty of 2 convicts in Nirbhaya case.
The Indian Express writes "Government returns another SC collegium's judge proposal" asking it to reconsider its recommendation on the appointment of a Karnataka High Court judge as Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court.
The Hindustan Times mentions "Food inflation drops in June, Monsoon may cut short relief". The Economic Times opines , "Prices drop as India prays for raindrops". The Financial Express headlines "CERC tells NTPC it will not change tariff regime" stating, the power regulator believes rates set under 2014 regulations are reasonable.
And finally, two firsts, The Hindu reports the Church of England overcame bitter divisions to vote for allowing female bishops for the first time in its nearly 500-year history.
"This one is for One Germany" writes the Times of India, stating Mario Goetze's winner gave unified Germany their first World Cup title and fourth in all.
And popular comic character Archie to die a hero's death, taking a bullet for his gay best friend.