Reports of union minister Jayant sinha ‘honouring’ lynchers in Jharkhand have been widely covered in different newspapers today. ” After feting Jharkhand men convicted of lynching,union minister jayant Sinha talks of due process” is major headline top headline in the INDIAN EXPRESS. ” Union minister garland lynchers, says ‘honouring due process of law’ is a headline in the SUNDAY TIMES OF INDIA.
The death of 3 civilians including a 16 years old girl when soldiers opened fire onstone-throwing protesters in South Kashmir, is also extensively covered by thePress. Hindustan Times reports that tensions rose in the valley ahead ofthe second death anniversary of Burhan Wani. The Sunday Tribune writesthat protesters pelted an army patrol, prompting retaliatory fire.
The other prominent news item on the front pages is of Prime Minister Modi’s scathing attack on theCongress at a public rally in Jaipur. The Asian Age headlines,”Congress bail-gaadi of tainted neta’s” in an apparent reference toCongress leader Shashi Tharoor who got bail on Saturday in the case of thedeath of his wife Sunanda Pushkar.
“Light at theend of inflated tunnel for kids” headlines Mail Today. A Bangkokbased construction firm has pitched a plan that may come as a breath of freshair for 12 boys stranded inside a northern Thailand cave. A company hassuggested that a four km pipe be ed into the cave that will transforminto a tunnel, once inflated.
“Punjab set totake on drug menace with dope test for all staff” headlines The Hindu.Government employees must take the test at every stage of their service andmany politicians, including the Chief Minister, say they will too, adds the paper.
Economics Times reports that facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg hasovertaken Warrent Buffet as the world’s third richest person, furthersolidifying that technology is the most robust creator of wealth.
And finally, TheTimes of India informs us that the Punjab National Bank is not only keen toattach the properties and jewellery from Nirav Modi’s assets, but also hiscollection of 125 paintings of celebrated Indian masters, such as MF Hussain,Anjolie Ela Menon and a 4 crore Raja Ravi Verma master piece.