Thursday, September 24, 2015

BJP indicates it supports reservation for poor among upper castes

BJP indicates it supports reservation for poor among upper castes


    Government withdrawing draft encryption policy is the lead in most newspapers this morning.
    Hindustan Times says "Government deletes Net security draft". Asian Age comments, "Government in encryption U-turn after outcry ", while Times of India states "Government blinks, you won't have to save chats for 90 days".
    Asian Age notes "50 lakh to contest in UP Panchayat polls" in perhaps the biggest election in the world.
    "Make seven changes to your Constitution, address Madhesi concerns: India to Nepal", is the Indian Express headline.
    Times of India leads with "Gurgaon shows the way: car-free Tuesday to control manic traffic". While, the Hindu informs "After Gurgaon, capital to go car-free" with the government planning to turn Dussehra on October 22nd into a car-free day to tackle congestion and pollution.
    Asian Age observes , Ministry of External Affairs suspends Kashmiri separatist Geelani's passport for four weeks, after he announced to travel to New York, to attend a meet of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session.
    The paper also informs, amid controversy over the origins of the iconic sweet, Rasagolla, the West Bengal government has staked its claim seeking Geographical Indication (GI) tag for the syrupy sweet.
    And finally, Asian Age reports " Varanasi offers 'royal' rickshaw ride to tourists " with an online portal "Mr. Rickshaw Wala" offering a heritage ride of the holy city on specially designed rickshaws.

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