The Supreme Court order on mediation by a three-member panel to settle the Ram Janambhoomi Babri Masjid title dispute case dominates headlines this morning. ”No Ayodhya verdict before polls as Supreme Court sends case for mediation” leads The Times of India adding ”Seeks report from panel within eight weeks”. ”Court gives mediation a chance in Ayodhya case” says Hindustan Times.
In a story on India Pakistan tension The Statesman quotes the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi as saying ”India, Pakistan should turn the page for peace”.
The Hindustan Times says ”China urges India, Pakistan to leave tension behind, build ties”.
Hindustan Times quoting Minister of State for Information & Broadcasting, and Youth Affairs & Sports Rajyavardhan Rathore writes ”Opposition politicising air strikes, Rafale”.
”Pak prevents media access to Balakot, buttresses India claims” reports The Tribune.
Times of India reports that a stray dog called Mera is believed to have become the first of her species to ascend a 7,000 meter high mountain.