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Suspense and speculation over govt formation in J&K is the 'focus' on front pages of dailies today with varying headlines. Hindustan Times writes "BJP eyes Chief Minister's post and NC tie-up". The Pioneer headline reads "Mufti to meet PM, stirs speculation", while The Asian Age reports that Omar Abdulla and Amit Shah meet over J&K govt formation, with the BJP denying any such meeting.
The recent violence in Assam, is also highlighted in the papers. The Indian Express writes "Violence displaces 7,000 in Assam", while The Statesman reports that the Centre, ruling out talks, has promised time-bound-action against the Bodo group that carried out the massacre of tribals.
"On his Varanasi trip, PM says - Not privatising Railways", headlines the Tribune. At a function at the Diesel Locomotive Workshop, the Prime Minister said, speculation about privatisation of the railways was baseless. According to Mail Today he said", the development of our villages depends on our railways. Electricity will reach our villages only if our rail-routes reach there.
In a front page article, the Times of India writes that the Congress will ask its cadres if the party is perceived as 'anti-hindu', seeking their views on what has been flagged by some veterans as a vulnerability.
And finally, Hindustan Times writes of an 8 year old 'wonder boy', Samyak Jain of New Delhi's Sardar Patel Vidyalaya - who can read, draw, send massages on his mobile, click pictures and much more - all blind folded.