Hyderabad in the grip of swine flu
Bedi-Kejri war of words hots up, CBI examines Manmohan in Coalgate case, the stock markets scaling fresh highs, and India's big cat success story with a jump in the tiger population are prominently covered by newspapers today.
"Kejriwal comes out looking for a fight, but Bedi will not oblige" headlines the Hindustan Times. "A day after BJP unveils list, protests erupt in Delhi unit" leads the Times of India.
"Manmohan Singh quizzed in Coalgate", reports the Pioneer. "Hindalco coal block : CBI examines Manmohan", writes the Indian Express.
"In Davos, Jaitley leads team Make-in-India", states the Asian Age, of the upcoming World Economic Forum. The Economic Times says, "Finance Minister's packed Davos Trip signals India is Shining.
"India growth to outpace China by 2016, says IMF", notices the Hindustan Times on its front page. "IMF takes Sensex to Kanchenjunga from Kilimanjaro", remarks the Economic Times.
"50 lakh rupee tax evasion to land you in jail", reports the Pioneer, as the Central Board of Direct Taxes considers making it a criminal offence.
"Govt asks RAW to probe Reliance Lawyers, looks at Fraud office to check 'unpaid tax'" in Gas fields arbitration, is the lead in the Indian Express.
"Now brace for Swachh cess on phone bill", writes the Times of India, as the govt plans to levy a cess on telecom services to fund the Swachh Bharat drive.
"Good news from the jungle; Giant leap for big cat", reports the Hindu, quoting the latest Tiger Census. The Indian Express says, "Roaring success: Tiger count up 30 per cent in 4 years" in the country.
And finally, an Indian novelist reaches finals of top American literary award for his work on Computer Programming and classical Indian aesthetics, reports the Hindu.