Wednesday, February 3, 2016

TRS facing acid test in Hyderabad civic polls | Business Line

TRS facing acid test in Hyderabad civic polls | Business Line


Papers cover a wide variety of stories this morning with government formation in Jammu and Kashmir getting major attention.

"PDP keeps BJP waiting, Governor summons both" is the Hindustan Times headline. The Indian Express leads with "PDP signals a phone call from Delhi may bring back alliance".

"In U-turn, government may make sex test mandatory to fight foeticide" is the lead in the Times of India. The Hindu and Hindustan Times quote Women and Child Development Minister, Maneka Gandhi as saying "Let's register sex of foetus" and then track which pregnancies are carried to full term.

"Why Gujarat ignoring Food Act, isn't it India's part" quotes the Tribune of the Supreme Court slamming the Gujarat government for not implementing the National Food Security Act meant for helping people living below the poverty line.

Hindustan Times writes "NDA government hails UPA's pet initiative for rural jobs" saying MNREGA, a cause of national pride and celebration.

"Pathankot leads: Ample is not sufficient for Pak" observes the Pioneer.

With Zika virus fast spreading its wings, all international airports in India may screen passengers coming from affected countries for the virus, reports the Asian Age.

"Government ropes in 8 ministries for better coordination to clean up Ganga, with IITs to help develop pilot projects, notes the Times of India.

"NDA government takes e-tail route to push LED drive" to people's doorstep, by making the energy-efficient bulbs available with a few clicks of the mouse, informs the Times of India.

"Government cracks whip on shaadi sites" reports the Times of India, as it plans to make matrimonial sites responsible for obscene material or misuse of their platform for dating.

And finally, The Indian Express in its page one anchor, reports "Unnao boy writes to PM about long route to school, he steps in" asking the Railway Ministry to make arrangement for a railway crossing over the railway tracks near his home.

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