Torrential rainfall brings Mumbai to halt, two dead; downpour in other parts of Maharashtra | Zee News
The Opposition upping the ante and the NDA governments response to the Lalit Modi controversy, the CBSE asking the Supreme Court for 3 months to conduct afresh the All India Pre Medical Test and the BJP patriarch LK Advani comments made in an Interview sending political circles in a tizzy are some lead stories in papers today.
"Pressure up to sack Raje, shift Sushma; Rifts emerging in BJP ; angry CM to fight it out", writes The Asian Age while the Hindu says "Why is PM silent, asks Opposition".
The Indian Express reports that, in the first indication that the Lalit Modi fire storm will hit the monsoon session of Parliament , the leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad has said that it will be impossible for the PM to face Parliament if Sushma Swaraj and Vasundhara Raje were to continue to hold their posts.
Under the Headline “Government gathers foreigners for Rajpath event”, the Hindustan Times writes that the government is trying to rope in foreign faces including sports coaches and scholarship students to add an international flavour to its grand Yoga Day event at Delhi’s Rajpath”. While the Statesman writes “ DU’s foreign students to participate in Yoga Day at Rajpath”.
“Global conflicts displaced a record 60 million people in 2014”, writes the Times of India. The paper adds that globally, one in every 122 persons is now either a refugee, internally displaced or an asylum seeker.