Saturday, July 16, 2016

Turkey military coup: tanks open fire near parliament building

Turkey military coup: tanks open fire near parliament building


    Most newspapers lead with the situation in Arunachal Pradesh after the Supreme Court order. Hindustan Times headlines reads "Cong, BJP fight for MLAs in Arunachal".  "Having won legal battle, Cong may lose Arunachal trust vote" is how the Times of India sees the situation unfolding.
    The Hindu Business Line reports that the Supreme Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on black money has called for a complete ban on cash transactions above Rs 3 lacs as well as setting a Rs 15-lakh cap on cash holdings by individuals.
    SC upset but doesn't stay NEET ordinance" writes the Hindu. The paper adds that the apex court described the government's move to issue an ordinance as "quite disturbing and without taste"
    "Court convicts 3 in Jigisha murder case" is the Asian Age headline.
    "Chinese ambassador signals room for talks on India in NSG" reports the Indian Express. The paper adds that China has indicated that there is room for negotiations and a solution can be found.
    The Pioneer, under the banner headline "Political churning begins in UP" reports the naming of Sheila Dixit as CM face by the Congress  to woo back Brahmins. The paper also conjectures that RJD chief Lalu Prasad may campaign aggressively for SP in UP, while Nitish Kumar may have a tacit tie-up with Congress.
    The Indian Express lead story reports the behind the scenes tug of war between the Government and the Supreme Court over appointments and turf.
    And finally, under the story headlined "Tomato sliced out of McD's burgers", the Times of India reports that the US burger chain McDonald's has stopped using sliced tomatoes in its products in North and East India due to concerns over poor quality of the crop.

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