Saturday, June 6, 2015

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says PM Narendra Modi taking 'revenge' for losing Delhi - The Economic Times

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal says PM Narendra Modi taking 'revenge' for losing Delhi - The Economic Times


The attack on army personnel by militants in Manipur dominates the front pages. " 20 soldiers killed in Manipur ambush : Three groups jointly claim responsibility" reports the Hindu.

The controversy over the safety of Maggi noodles continues to be tracked in the press. The Times of India writes "Nestle pulls out Maggi as Center considers ban : 6 more States bar product after tests".

China's response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal  to clarify positions on the Line of Actual Control is succinctly summed up in the Pioneer which states "China rejects India's proposal on LAC clarity : Wants agreement with India on code of conduct at border".

All the papers take note of the press conference addressed by Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office Jitendra Singh in Jammu. On the Armed Forces Special Powers Act or AFSPA, the Tribune reports him as saying "Centre will let Forces decide AFSPA fate". The Indian Express quotes him as saying "Amarnath Yatra can be held throughout the year".

A dramatic chase by Delhi cops to rescue a traffic constable who was abducted by the occupants of a truck from a check point in the Capital is widely noticed. "cop hostage, 20 police vans chase truck in city" says the Times of India.

Most papers take note of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's meeting with Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai and other civil society activists. "Rahul takes on govt., offers support to Greenpeace activist" writes the Hindustan Times.

The Business Standard informs that in a meeting with Chief Executives of public sector banks  on June 12, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will seek an explanation from them as to why they are reluctant to cut interest rates inspite of the 75 basis point rate cut by the RBI since January.

And finally, Disney entertainment parks across the USA are in the news and not for their lovable cartoon characters like Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse. The Hindu's Business Line reports "Not so amusing : Disney replaces 250 staff with Indian H-1B workers".

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