The JNU row reclaims lead space as papers report the midnight surrender of two students.
"Umar surrenders after High Court refuses relief" is the Pioneer headline. "Government won't back down on JNU, ready for showdown" leads the Times of India, also reporting "Lawyer who beat up reporters faces arrest for cheating and forgery too".
On the fallout of the Jat agitation on water supply to Delhi, the Hindustan Times writes "Dry Daze to last fortnight".
'More stringent anti-corruption act on the anvil', the Hindustan Times quotes President Pranab Mukherjee, in his address to the joint session of Parliament.
The paper also notes "Prime Minister reaches out to opposition, gets assured of smooth run", in a bid to avoid washout of another Parliament session.
Ahead of the Rail Budget, the Financial Express writes of the Railway Minister "Prabhu on track to boost Indian Railways' capex (or plan outlay) by nearly 50%".
"Phased pension hike likely, to meet fiscal deficit target" leads the Business Standard, in the countdown to the Budget.
"Doval and his Pak counterpart Janjua met in Paris after Pathankot attack" reports the Hindustan Times on its front page.
"Invest 2 Billion dollars in India, Stay here and get Good Things Cheap" is the lead in the Economic Times, as the government mulls residency permits and special rates for big investors.
The Pioneer informs, "WHO asks Governments to stop antibiotics' sale over counters" in a bid to prevent common bacterial infections from becoming untreatable and fatal.
And finally "Rural women becoming decision makers for purchase" the Pioneer quotes a survey, citing buying preferences of female rural consumers based on increasing literacy rate and independence among them.