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Prime Minister Narendra Modi slamming hate mongering and up holding religious freedom, the Karnataka Govt. deciding to move the Supreme Court to appeal against the Jyalalitha Verdict, and the finalisation of names of new Chief Information Commissioner and Central vigilance Commissioner are some front page stories in papers today.
"Modi Govt. wakes up to captain courage", says the Mail Today, writing that the govt. will seek the Supreme Court's permission to move the International Court of Justice on Saurabh Kalia's brutal torture and killing by Pakistani forces.
In growing recognition of Highlighting the hazards of air pollution, The Times of India leads with the story that according to the world health organization, Air Pollution is the world's top environmental health risk, adding that it causes 1 in 8 deaths, globally.
The Tribune writes that Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar's decision to buy only 36 Rafale fighter Jets from France instead of the proposed 126 has not found favour with the Indian Air Force.
And finally, in empowering news for consumers, The Hindustan Times writes that the country's two main consumer laws are set for an overhaul to give buyers larger protection. The Consumer Affairs Ministry has finalized a set of amendments for creating a National Consumer Protection Authority, that will, for the first time, extend "class action suits", a legal tool, to consumer laws.