Sunday, December 20, 2015

Delhi gangrape case LIVE: DCW chief Swati Maliwal reaches Supreme Court : Delhi, News - India Today

Delhi gangrape case LIVE: DCW chief Swati Maliwal reaches Supreme Court : Delhi, News - India Today


The Delhi High Court's refusal to stop the release of the juvenile convicted in the December 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape case dominates the front pages of most papers. "Unlawful to keep him in jail, says HC, juvenile convict free on Sunday" reports the Indian Express. The Hindustan Times highlights Nirbhaya's parents reaction as it writes "Crime has won but our fight will go on, say parents".

All the papers take note of the all-party meeting called yesterday by Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari. The Tribune reports "GST can wait, Rajya Sabha to clear six bills". The Pioneer observes "Rajya Sabha to work overtime to pass six other bills".

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's inability to introduce a private member's bill in the Lok Sabha is noticed by the Times of India which writes "BJP votes out Tharoor's bill on gay rights".

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Vice President Rahul Gandhi are to appear in court today in the National Herald case.  "Herald case : Sonia, Rahul to seek bail today" reports the Times of India. The Indian Express highlights a notice issued by the Associated Journals Ltd, the publisher of the National Herald, for an Extraordinary General Meeting to be held in January. Regarding the agenda of the meeting, the paper says "Herald firm calls meeting to become a non-profit".

The controversy over Gujarat High Court judge J B Pardiwala's comments on the reservation policy in the Hardik Patel case is widely noticed. "58 Rajya Sabha MPs move petition to impeach Gujarat High Court judge" writes the Asian Age.

BJP MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad's meeting with BJP president Amit Shah in the backdrop of Mr Azad's decision to go public with evidence against alleged corruption in Delhi's cricket body DDCA tomorrow is prominently covered in the press. "Shah asks Azad to not hold DDCA presser" observes the Hindustan Times.

And finally....confirmation by the Vatican that Mother Theresa will be given Sainthood after Pope Francis recognised a second miracle of the late Nun is prominently noticed in the press. The Pioneer writes "Miracles make Mother Teresa a Saint".

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