Union cabinet clears land ordinance repromulgation
Flood horror revisiting Kashmir, the evacuation from Yemen and the rift in Aam Aadmi Party are some stories covered prominently in the press today.
"Flood fury ravages Kashmir again" headlines the Hindustan Times, adding, the two-month delay in govt formation may have affected the process of building flood-control infrastructure. The Indian Express observes "India's wettest March in 100 Years: J&K struggles with twice its normal rainfall."
The Times of India Writes "Indians stuck in Yemen plead for clear rescue plan." The Hindustan Times states "Yemen Indians not eager to be rescued" due to scarce opportunities at home.
The Asian Age asks "AAP's rebels to float a new party on April 14? " The Times of India says, "Yadav, Bhushan hint at forming another party."
The Hindu leads with, "Rally against Land Bill, on April 19, to be Rahul's Comeback show."
"Ministry dilutes penalties proposed in road safety Bill", due to huge opposition to stiff fines, is the main lead in the Times of India.
The Indian Express notices, the NDA govt plans a memorial, honouring Narasimha Rao as the architect of the country's economic reforms.
The paper also reports, PMO asks why trains late, Railways looks at files from the emergency period to find out how trains ran on time then.
The Financial Express note "Markets set to end FY 15 on a high note". The Economic Times comments " Chinese Whispers Charge up Dalal Street Bulls " as Sensex logs biggest gain in over 2 months.
Continuing on a positive note, the Economic Times also mentions, cheaper credit may be on the way as " Reluctant Banks may be forced to Scissor Rates."
And finally, the Asian Age reports the AAP govt in Delhi plans to replicate Singapore model to re-use water, in a bid to rid the national capital of water problems.