Smriti backs IIT-Madras action against student group, protests erupt
The ongoing Centre - Kejriwal turf war set to play out in courts is covered extensively in the papers. Hindustan Times writes, The Centre is likely to request the apex court to set aside the high courts findings on the powers of the Delhi Government's Ant-Corruption Branch.
"India's prestige up, PM a world leader" writes the Indian Express. Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj said this at a press meeting at Dehra Dun, underling especially the rescue of Indians from Yemen, along with citizen of over 40 countries.
"A day after Modi meets Manmohan Singh, Rahul Gandhi calls it paathshala", headlines the Economic Times.
"Homes torched, 150 Muslims seek shelter at a Haryana Police station", reports the Indian Express. The Police station is the only shelter for these residents of Atali, a village in Ballabhgarh roiled by communal violence in a five year dispute over the construction of a mosque adjacent to a temple.
The Hindu reports that India is home to the highest number of hungry people in the world, about 194 million, surpassing China, according to a UN annual Hunger report.
The Indian Express writes that breast cancer has replaced cervical cancer as the leading cause of cancer death's among women in India, while deaths due to lung cancer topped the list for men, according to a new study.
The Hindu reports about an 18 year old girl Monika More who came out with flying colours in class 12th examination after loosing her arms in a railways accident last year.
The Hindustan Times reports about Leander Paes's 700th doubles match victory which he achieved in the first round of French Open on Wednesday.
And finally, The Indian Railways will soon unveil 'Vikalp' trains reports, which would be duplicates of popular trains to cater to the needs of wait - listed passengers.