Friday, January 29, 2016

India eye T20 glory in Australia before World T20 at home : Feature Stories , News - India Today

India eye T20 glory in Australia before World T20 at home : Feature Stories , News - India Today


The Supreme Court's decision to examine Arunachal Pradesh Governor J P Rajkhowa's report recommending President's Rule in the state gets top billing in the papers today. "SC seeks proof of breakdown in Arunachal" reports the Hindu. The Indian Express writes "Governor cited 'cow slaughter' protest as one sign of law and order collapse in state".

The Supreme Court's observations in a case challenging  the removal of Governors after the NDA government assumed power in 2014 are prominently noticed in the press. The Hindustan Times quotes the top court as saying "Need to follow procedure for governor's removal". The Times of India writes "How can home secretary ask a governor to resign : SC to govt".

The Hindustan Times has highlighted excerpts from President Pranab Mukherjee's memoirs 'The Turbulent Years' on its front page. Drawing attention to the time Rajiv Gandhi was to take over as Prime Minister after Indira Gandhi's assasination, the paper writes "Do you think I can manage? Rajiv asked on Indira's death".

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's monthly interaction with central government secretaries and state chief secretaries gets front page coverage in the Times of India which writes "Sack erring babus who dont mend ways, Modi tells secretaries".

Most papers take note of the setback to prosecutors in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks case in a Pakistan court. "26/11 : Pak court rejects petition for voice samples" reports the Hindu. The paper writes that prosecutors had asked the Islamabad High Court for voice samples of the seven accused in the case to compare them with the communication intercepted by the Indian intelligence agencies.

The Pioneer draws attention to the increasing incidents of poaching of Rhinos in the Kaziranga sanctuary in Assam. The paper writes "Indian Rhino's last refuge falls prey to poachers".

In the backdrop of reports of increasing cases of unruly behaviour by air passengers, the Times of India reports "Indian carriers will now carry handcuffs to rein in unruly flyers".

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