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The Aam Aadmi Party removing Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from its key decision making political affairs committee, the Delhi High Court upholding the stay on a documentary based on an interview with a convict in the Nirbhaya gang rape case and the RBI cutting the Benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points are some lead stories in papers today.
Torn AAPart headlines the Mail Today, adding “serial Dumper AAP expels Yogendra Yadav and Parshant Bhushan from core group after stormy 6 hr meet”.
“RBI rate cut to reduce home and auto loan EMI’s” writes the Tribune while the Economic Times says “Days before Holi, Raghuram Rajan delivers a surprise gift to the economy, propelling sensex beyond 30,000”.
The Indian Express writes, India’s 2012 order for 75 Swiss Pilatus Basic Trainer Aircraft for the Air force has run into rough weather with the finance wing of the Ministry of Defence pointing out that 88% of the acquisition cost over 30 years will be incurred in just 7 years because of “inbuilt flaws” in the 4000 crore rupee deal signed during the UPA rule.
Reporting on new data released from the 2011 census, the Hindu writes that the number of children born every year is declining rapidly in India, but the slowdown is faster for baby girls, as against baby boys.
The Indian Express reports that a voter from Srirangam constituency where assembly by polls were held last month has complained to the Election Commission that he was paid 12000 rupees so that he and 5 members of his family would vote for a particular candidate. To back his claim he has given the Election Commission a demand draft he received.
In cheer giving festive news the Times of India writes “Holi to be Sunny and dry, but rainy Sunday ahead”.
And Finally the Hindustan Times brings exciting news for the child in us writing that the capital may soon get the country’s first Disneyland and Universal studio’s theme park in Dwarka.