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India's pledge to cut its carbon emissions by 2030 in an action plan submitted to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change dominates the front pages. "India targets 35% cut in carbon intensity by 2030" reports the Hindustan Times. The Times of India says that the government hopes to achieve this through "40% power from green sources".
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election rally at Banka in Bihar is prominently noticed in the press. "Modi attacks Nitish, says Bihar CM too arrogant" reads the headline in the Asian Age. The Indain Express reports "Vikaswad is Modi's Bihar poll punchline".
The shocking incident of the murder of Mohammad Akhlaq by a mob in Greater Noida's Bisada village continues to be tracked by the media. "Local BJP man's son incited mob, beef victim's kin tell authorities" reports the Times of India. The Hindustan Times tells us of how some Hindus helped some Muslim men, women and children escape from the village minutes before a mob reached their homes.
In a special story, the Times of India reports "PM wants all of India under Aadhar by December".
The Pioneer,the Hindu and the Hindustan Times inform us of a new initiative to improve women's security. "Government mulls panic button in cellphone for women's safety" writes the Pioneer.