Thursday, May 21, 2015

Shashi Tharoor calls media 'liars and scum' when asked about Sunanda murder probe

Shashi Tharoor calls media 'liars and scum' when asked about Sunanda murder probe


    The ongoing tussle between Delhi Chief Minister Arvind kejriwal and lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung is covered prominently by the papers today. "Delhi Mess gets messier" headlines the Mail Today, adding " top babus on leave rush to escape heat of Kejri-Jung tussle". "Delhi row at Pranab door" writes the Hindustan Times.
    Writing on Modi's South Korea visit, The Asian Age quotes Modi as saying "Asia must rise as one, not have two faces". While the Pioneer quotes the Prime Minister as saying " Country's progress will help make the Asian dream a reality". "Modi woos S Korean business, ends tour" writes the Statesman.
    Commenting on the Vashisht case, The Indian Express headlines "10 days before they shot Vashisht, police told court no complaint, no FIR against him".The paper also writes that "Vashisht sought anticipatory bail from Delhi Court, said he feared arrest by Special cell in some false, concocted cases".
    The Financial Express reports that come June 1st, service tax will go up from an effective 12.36 percent now to 14 percent as the government on Monday announced the start date for the hike proposed in the Budget.
    The Times of India on its front page quotes the BJP President as saying " No land will be acquired to favour corporates". Also adding that "Errant Hindutva Hotheads will be dealt with".
    "RSS to tone down public criticism," of the government and the Bhartiya Janta Party writes The Hindu. The paper also notes that RSS will support government on the Land Acquisition Bill.
    Writing on the Bangalore IAS officer DK Ravi's death, the Indian Express " writes CBI probe shows Ravi ventured into real estate business, made unsuccessful start".
    "After Mars, ISRO aims for Venus probe in 2-3 years" states the Asian Age. The paper also adds that a top French astrophysicist will be working with ISRO team.
    And finally, The Hindu reports that a couple in a Bihar village who married outside their caste have been asked to pay Rs. 50,000 or leave the village, calling it " Love marriage tax".

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