Jayanthi Natarajan sat on 350 files that had clearances
All major newspapers have highlighted the resignation of Former Union Minister Jayanthi Natrajan on their front pages today. "Loyalist Jayanthi trains guns on Rahul and Sonia, opens can of worms", headlines The Times of India while The Pioneer highlights "Jayanthi torpedos Rahul". The Mail Today adds "Jayanthi drops corporate bomb on Rahul".
In related stories, the Pioneer reports "Party heaps scorn on stalwart-Congress now claims she was sacked from cabinet on corruption charges". The Asian Age reports that the NDA government has indicated that it would take a fresh look at environmental clearences for projects granted or rejected by the previous UPA government.
A survey made by the Election Watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms has been reported by many newspapers. " AAP aam aadmi no more, fields 44 crorepatis" says the Asian Age. The Mail Today in its story" Century of 'criminals' in capital poll fray" adds that 114 of the 673 candidates - around 17 percent - contesting the February 7th elections, have declared criminal cases against them.
The Tribune reports that 11 months after an accident on board submarine, NS Sindhuratna, the commanding officer of the vessel will be court-martialled while 6 others will be given Letters of Severe Displeasure.
According to the Hindustan Times CCTV camera's installed by the Delhi police ahead of President Barack Obama's visit are set to be taken down despite the High Court raising questions on why the cameras were installed for the US President and not for the citizens.
And finally, the Times of India reports that scientist can now almost accurately predict a person's lifespan. A team of researchers from the University of Edinburgh have identified a biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.