NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN – APRIL 15
‘Bhubaneshwar decked in saffron’ is how The Statesman refers to the BJP national executive meet beginning today in Odisha.’ All eyes on Adityanath’ writes The Hindustan Times, as apparently the newly appointed Chief Minister has created a buzz in the city.
The Jammu and Kashmir videos of jawans and stone pelters sparking a row in the valley is the lead in The Times of India and The Statesman.’Five held for assault on CRPF men, Mehbooba seeks report on disturbing videos’ reports The Statesman.
The Indo Pak impasse on Kulbhushan Jadhav figures in most dailies.While ‘India set to defend Jadhav in Pak Court’ is The Hindustan Times headline, The Tribune says ‘Pakistan firm on death’.
60,000 people under Income tax laws for cash transactions is the focus of the business dailies. ‘Income tax department crackdown on suspicious cash transactions after note ban, says The Financial Express.
The Prime Minister launching the Aadhaar pay system allowing cash transfers using biometrics even without phones is covered extensively by the press. ‘Big thumbs up to cashless payments’ says The Economic Times. The Financial Express shows the Prime Minister launching the Bhim-Aadhaar app, which would make this possible, on Ambedkar Jayanti.
‘No school, college offs on Jayantis – 220 days of teaching mandatory in UP schools’ reports DNA, of Yogi Adityanath’s decision.
‘Centre charged up over service charge on food’ says The Tribune, of the government plan to issue an advisory to states on this. ‘Eateries can’t fleece you for service’ is how The Pioneer puts it.