Monday, November 2, 2015

India’s Raghuram Rajan warns against intolerance

India’s Raghuram Rajan warns against intolerance


    224 killed as Russian plane crashes in Egypt is the headline in most papers, with pictures of distraught, grieving relatives. 'IS claims responsibility' writes The Business Standard. 'Took revenge for strikes in Syria, claims jehadi group in Egypt', says The Pioneer.

    The President pressing for more tolerance, and RBI governor, Raghuram Rajan, joining in the debate figures prominently in the Press. 'End vigilante acts, says Rajan' is The Hindu headline.

    The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and The Times of India show the Prime Minister, Arvind Kejriwal and other leaders at the 'Run for Unity' event on the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel in Delhi. 'Sardar brings rivals together' is how the Mail Today puts it.

    "Patel overshadows Indira remembrance writes the Hindu, as 31st October is observed as anti -terrorism day in memory of Indira Gandhi who was assassinated on this day. "Bihar votes for 55 seats today says the Times of India. "Ex allies in tough fight in 4th phase writes the Pioneer, adding that stakes are high for BJP and JD(U).

    "J&K to create 3000 govt jobs to lure Pandits" says the Times of India. The paper quoting Farooq Abdullah writes "Indo-Pak deadlock destructive for Kashmir.

    And finally, The Hindustan Times Sunday special says "handwriting schools rise from e-ashes of handwriting institutes which have mushroomed  in Delhi in the last couple of years.  Many people are making a beeline for these as experts believe, excessive use of touch screens and key boards have taken a toll on people's writing.

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