Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Why the New York Times downplayed the Panama Papers

Why the New York Times downplayed the Panama Papers


    The Panama expose, and HRD rankings to Central Universities get wide coverage this morning.
    "140 Politicians, Public Figures in Panama Leaks" is the lead in the Statesman. Business Standard states "Government promises action on Panama papers". The Indian Express headlines "PM steps in: Income Tax, RBI panel to probe offshore trail".
    Mehbooba Mufti taking over in Jammu and Kashmir is also noticed prominently with photographs. Mail Today states "Crown of thorns for first woman Chief Minister in Jammu and Kashmir.
    "India may review investment rules for China businessmen", days after China stalled India's bid to ban Jaish-e-Mohammad chief, Masood Azhar at the UN, reports the Asian Age.
    "AMU could lose minority status" is the lead in the Hindustan Times. The Pioneer reports "Centre won't fight for minority tag to Aligarh University; Decides to take back UPA Government's appeal against Allahabad High Court decision.
    "7.1 crore students take private tuitions", the Times of India quotes an NSSO report that takes the veil off a parallel shadow education system, that gobbles 12% of family budgets.
    "Cambridge University to train government school principals " as part of the government teachers' training initiative, is a story in the Hindustan Times.
    The Pioneer, the Hindu and Times of India report "47 cops get life for 1991 Pilibhit fake encounter" in which 10 Sikh pilgrims were killed.
    "Court grants bail to Saibaba, says police were unfair to him" reports the Hindustan Times, of Delhi University Professor, G.N Saibaba, arrested for alleged Maoist links.

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