The case relating to the CBI chief Alok Verma and his deputy is on the front pages of many newspapers today. The Indian Express informs “Citing breach of confidentiality, furious Supreme Court adjourns Verma hearing untill November 29”. The Pioneer writes, informs “Irked at CBI leaks, Supreme Court defers hearing – publication of CBI DIG’s affidavit, Verma’s reply to CVC upsets Court”.
The decision of the court in the 1984 riots case dominates the headlines of most newspapers. “Man gets death for 1984 riots, in case reopened after 21 years”, informs the Times of India. “Second death sentence for 1984 riots”, headlines the Tribune.
On its front page the Hindu reports “Kejriwal faces “Chilli” attack at Secretariat – attacker breaks the Chief Minister’s glasses, tries to smear him with Chilli powder outside his office”. The Hindustan Times further adds “Chilli powder thrown at CM in Secretariat, AAP slams police”.
Many newspapers have also reported prominently on the blast at the ammunition depot at Wardha. The Hindu headline reads “Blast at ammunition depot in Wardha leaves 6 dead – it occurred during disposal of unserviceable ordinance.”
The Decision by the External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj not to contest the 2019 election also finds extensive coverage. The Indian Express informs “In poll-bound MP, Sushma: won’t be in 2019 election fray”.
The Hindustan Times reports that the man arrested on Monday from Uttar Pradesh’s Jhansi for allegedly raping and killing a three year old girl in Gurugram was a ‘serial killer’.
The Times of India reports that the findings of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, state that if you happen to live in Delhi, and pollution here were to come down drastically to levels WHO considers safe, then you could hope to add 10 years to your life.