Supreme Cour scuppers NJAC, will stick to collegium system
A special court slamming the CBI for filing a 'false and fabricated' charge sheet against former Telecom secretary Shyamal Ghose and three Telecom firms, is highlighted by several papers this morning. The Times of India writes - the judge minced no words while holding the CBI guilty of providing 'distorted' facts in the case. The Pioneer headline reads - "Court kills UPA bid to drag NDA in 2G".
The top headline in the Indian Express reads Muslims can live in this country but they will have to give up eating beef, because 'the cow is an article of faith here' says Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar, describing the Dadri lynching incident as 'wrong' and the 'result of a misunderstanding'.
Hindustan Times reports that the Supreme Court, yesterday, extended the voluntary use of Aadhar Cards to avail of social welfare schemes like MNREGA, Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan-Yojna all pension schemes and provident fund. "SC allows use of Aadhar in more areas", is the top headline in The Asian Age.
The Tribune reports that the Enforcement Directorate probing the Money Laundering case, has busted a module that transfered 557 crore rupees of unaccounted funds to Hong Kong and has placed "Seven more banks under the ED scanner".
And finally, Times of India writes that communist China has over taken capitalist United States in the richie-rich list, with 596 billionaires as against America's total of 537 billionaires.