NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN- APRIL 12
India warning Pak on Kulbhushan Jadhav’s sentence is the major focus in most dailies today. “India vows justice for Jadhav” leads the Asian Age. “Be careful, united House tells reckless neighbour” headlines the DNA.
‘EVMs not reason for Congress’ defeat’ Times of India quotes senior Congress member, Veerappa Moily saying, the party should not have joined opposition parties to petition the Election Commission against EVMs.
“PAC clean chit to Manmohan in CWG scam”. The Asian Age cites the Public Accounts Committee report on the 2010 CWG, finding nothing against the then PM Manmohan Singh.
“For protesting fee hike, 66 Punjab University students are booked for sedition” highlights the Indian Express on its front page. The complainant, a security officer, later said his complaint had been “misinterpreted’.
“Man claims cell tower gave him cancer, Supreme Court shuts it down”, first in the country to be closed on an individual’s plea, is the lead in the Times of India.
“ATMs still running 30% short of cash” notes the Hindustan Times.
“Sudden rage behind most city murders, dip in killing for robbery” the Times of India cites a police study on the capital.
“Soon, hotels will serve only ‘fixed’ portions of food” as Centre plans move to prevent food wastage, reports the Hindu Business Line. “Move well-meaning, but implementation close to impossible, says industry” writes the Economic Times.
“1.7 crore or one fourth of all households in cities have no kitchen” the Times of India cites the Socio Economic Caste Census.