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Reports of the new census data on religion released by the NDA government is covered prominently by almost all the newspapers on their front pages today."Muslims numbers up, Hindus down"is the lead in the Pioneer adding,"census reveals 0.8 per cent rise in Muslim population,0.7per cent fall in majority community"While the Hindu headlines "Muslim population growth slows"adding"gap with Hindu growth rate narrows."
The Hindu in an exclusive report quotes Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari as saying "Land ordinance to go, PM Modi wants states to frame law, Congress blocking important reforms".
The tense situation in Gujarat is also prominently noticed by the Dailies. "Gujarat Govt blinks as Hardik's battle for Patels singes Ahmedabad, Surat", writes the Times of India. "Gujarat on the boil; Clashes, curfew after crackdown on agitation", reports the Hindu.
Most of the papers report of Indrani Mukhejee wife of former Star India CEO Peter Mukherjee being detained by police in Mumbai on Tuesday for her alleged role in her sister's murder in 2012.
Another story that finds a prominent place in the front pages today is that of a gang fight in Tihar van by inmates that claimed two lives of under trials while injuring 5.