Narendra Modi convenes crisis meet amid political row over govt response - Livemint
Newspapers today highlight the debate in Parliament on intolerance. The Pioneer quotes the Prime Minister as saying "Unity only way to take India forward". Times of India states "Prime Minister seeks to douse fire, but Rahul blazes away". The Asian Age writes " Rajnath hits out at critics, but vows to protect amity".
The Indian Express reports, a think tank funded by the Defence Ministry has noted that there is an "atmosphere of insecurity and alienation" and "secular" politics may be "key to stop polarisation".
Mail Today exposes how ISI spies used expensive gifts to get secrets out of security officials, on Skype, to avoid leaving any trail.
"Rajan keeps rates unchanged; wary of food inflation risks "leads the Hindu Business Line. Financial Express comments, "After Diwali fireworks, a quiet Christmas for RBI".
Times of India reports, Microsoft founder Bill Gates has backed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's case for India's growth, saying it will be unfair to ask developing countries to shift to low carbon strategies as long as clean energy costs much more than fossil fuels.
Papers also focus on Income tax and Enforcement Directorate raids on firms linked to P.Chidambaram's son Karti. "PC fumes as ED raids firms of son's friends" is how Times of India puts it.
"Sky opens up to deluge Tamil Nadu with woes" remarks the Pioneer on the unprecedented rains in Chennai.
And finally, The Business Standard reports of a reality show to make start-up dreams come true in Bengal", by providing young entrepreneurs their first round of funding.