Monday, February 29, 2016

Man kills 14 family members, commits suicide - Livemint

Man kills 14 family members, commits suicide - Livemint


The Opposition parties declaring to bring a Privilege Motion in both houses against HRD Minister Smriti Irani - for having allegedly misled Parliament and the people of the country, is widely noticed by the Press. The Asian Age headline reads "BJP cautions Smriti on Drama" - adding that her high pitched histrionics, rolling of eyes and pointing fingers at members during her dramatic speech in the Lok Sabha on Thursday- did not go down well with the Saffron High Command.

The Times of India reports on the Kanhaiya video that nails top cop Bassi. The Statement of JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar before a panel of lawyers appointed by the Supreme Court and captured on camera shows how brazenly he was assaulted, quashing Bassi's statement that there was "mild jostling". Indian Express writes "Video out: Kanhaiya assaulted, breaks down, police duck for cover.

The Hindu reports on the forthcoming Budget - The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to propose in his Budget on Monday, the lowering of the Corporate Tax from 30% to 29%, the first cut in the series planned to bring the rate down over the next four year to 25%.

India out-playing Pakistan in the Asia Cup match held at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur yesterday beating Pakistan by five wickets, is also covered extensively. Times of India writes "India Beat Pakistan is low scoring but tense game", to register their second successive win.

Times of India writes the political war over the legacy of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose has heated up, with one of the disclosures in the files stating that Nehru wrote about Bose to then British Prime Minister Clement Attlee - 'Your War Criminal has been allowed to enter Russian territory by Stalin. The Congress has described it a mischievous act to defame Nehru.

And finally, The Times of India informs us that Chinese scientists taking part in the 400 days South Pole research expedition have the luxury of eating at least one fresh vegetable dish every day, grown by them in the special 'growth chamber' on their station in Antarctica.

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