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Newspapers have details of the Rail Budget, the Trinamool BJP MPs altercation, RIL's World-Cup tickets in black market, and Amit Shah set to be BJP President.
'Gowda boards reform express, promises bullet trains' is the Tribune headline. The paper adds that there will be 'no fare hike, 58 new trains, faster connectivity, better food and cleaner rides'. 'Modi government's first rail budget aims to make railway stations look like slick airports', says the Hindustan Times. The Asian Age writes that there will be wi-fi, buggies, food courts, and that there is a plan to outsource work to private companies. 'Markets are feeling let down, says the Financial Express. The Business Standard writes 'Markets derailed', adding that BSE sensex reported a drop of over 500 points, Nifty down 2 percent and 3 lakh crore rupees of investor wealth eroded in a day.
The Trinamool-BJP spat yesterday in parliament house is reported by many dailies. 'BJP, Trinamool scuffle in house' writes the Hindu. The Hindustan Times writes that the TMC leaders claimed that the railway budget neglected their state.
'Amit Shah likely to become BJP president today' states the Asian Age. 'From Crown prince, Amit Shah is BJP King' writes the Economic Times, adding that he will be anointed today.
'CBI set to exhume bodies of both Badaun rape-murder victims', writes the Indian Express. The paper says that the CBI felt that a proper procedure was not followed while conducting the post mortem.
The sports pages of most dailies are full of FIFA. 'Argentina want to end 24 year wait for final as the Dutch yearn for first world cup trophy', writes the Pioneer.
'Ticket controversy for Reliance in world cup' writes Business Standard. The paper writes that 'Rio Police say tickets sold to RIL made their way into black market'. 'Reliance to probe FIFA ticket mess', says the Hindu business line.
Is your child getting a healthy diet and enough exercise? Mail Today says that 'high BP, now teen problem, in big cities.'