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Newspapers today quote the Prime Minister's reassurance on the reservation policy while laying the foundation stone for the Grand Memorial of Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar in Mumbai. "No rethink on reservation policy" : PM headlines the Asian Age. "rules out end to quota", says the Pioneer and in a related story, the Statesman highlights the Prime Minister declaring "Nov 26th as Constitution Day - Samvidhan Divas".
Quoting the Prime Minister speaking in New Delhi at the birth anniversary celebrations of Jai Prakash Narayan, the Indian Express reports "Emergency threw up leaders who could die for India". "Modi hails JP, recalls emergency", reports the Pioneer. "At 'apolitical' event, PM uses emergency to needle Congress", opines the Hindustan Times.
"As D-Day dawns, Bihar fight gets tougher" headlines The Hindu, billing the election in Bihar as a "Mini-Lok Sabha election". "One-fifth of Bihar votes today", reports the Indian Express. "Big fight for Bihar kicks off today", leads the Pioneer.
The papers also carry reports of the visit of Khurshid Mohammed Kasuri, former Pakistan Foreign Minsiter, to Mumbai, "Kasuri's visit on course despite Sena's threat" to disrupt the three-day visit, says the Hindu.
"Communist Party leader KP Oli is Nepal's new Prime Minister", is another front page story in Hindustan Times. PM Modi congratulates Mr. Oli and invites him to India, says the Asian Age.
"Fiscal balance turns surplus after 8 years" reports The Hindu, quoting data gathered by the Comptroller-General of Accounts, which attributes this to "a sharp surge in the Centre's revenue receipts as well as a steep decline in total expenditure".
News about the football legend Pele arriving in Kolkata is carried, with photographs, in most dailies. "Pele arrives to rousing welcome", says the Asian Age. "Black Pearl touches down in Kolkata", reports the Times of India.