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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES :
"Budget today!" announces Hindustan Times. Newspapers today reflect the anticipation of the Indian public about the Annual Budget to be presented in Parliament in a few hours from now. "How many Oscars will the Finance Minister win?" questions Economic Times. "FM focus: Revival of rural economy" headlines the Tribune. "New Budget here, but old ones funds still unspent" reports the Times of India. Alongside a picture of the Finance Minister carrying a briefcase, the paper adds "Changing lives or dashing hopes, it's all in the bag!" Newspapers also highlight the Prime Minister's words in his radio address to the nation yesterday: "Budget is my exam, I am confident".
The Hindu headlines the Prime Ministers promise to the nation: "Will double farm income by 2022. Asks State governments to give priority to agriculture."
As severe water shortage hits the capital for the second time in a week, Hindustan Times reports "Delhi water crisis returns". "Water supply takes big hit as plants shut down" says The Hindu.
The Pioneer leads with "Raids dig up empire of P Chidambaram's son," as Enforcement Directorate and I-T searches discover huge investments and real estates by Karti's firm in 14 countries.
Following the approval of the constitution of the Banks Board Bureau by the Prime Minister, the Asian Age reports: "Ex-CAG Rai is first head of Banks Bureau." "Government moves to fix PSU banks" highlights the Indian Express.
"Thane man kills self after butchering 14 of his family" reports the Pioneer and other newspapers on their front pages with pictures.
And finally, "Everest jinx to be tested this year" reports the Hindustan Times. "An avalanche, an earthquake and 35 deaths in two years have failed to dampen the spirit of climbers who have gathered in Nepal for a fresh attempt at Mount Everest, the World's highest peak this spring." A celebration of man's indomitable spirit!