NEWSPAPERS’ SCAN -OCT 15
PM Narendra Modi and CM Nitish Kumar sharing the stage in Patna finds place in the Hindustan Times, DNA and The Asian age. Modi unveils plan to make 10 government and private universities world class, lays foundation in Bihar for project worth 3000 crore rupees writes The Pioneer.
BJP braces for toughest Gujarat polls in 15 years says The Asian Age, adding that Rahul Gandhi’s recent rallies in the state have evoked a positive response.
‘SIT releases sketches of Gauri’s killers’ of the Bengaluru journalist who was gunned down about a month ago, states The Hindu Activism may have led to Gauri’s murder says the Mail Today.
‘Delhi may breathe easier this Diwali’ writes The Times of India on its front page. Experts say, clear skies, dry winds and cracker ban to help, adds the paper.
Kejriwal’s stolen car found abandoned in Ghaziabad is widely covered by the press.
The Hindustan Times in its Sunday Special writes about ‘the festival of lights burning bright at the blind school’ in Delhi titled ‘All the lights they can not see, the paper says for the 400 visually impaired students of the Blind Relief Association, Diwali brings a mix of feelings and memories.
“High Court pulls up CBI over falsification of evidence’ says The Statesmen, of the Aarushi case. “Talwars will not come out of jail before Monday informs the Hindustan Times, because their documents could not be processed.
“Football mania in Kolkata, says The Indian Express as the Under-17 World Cup fever grips the city as it braces for the final match on the 28th of this month.
70 per cent crop loss feared due to rains, veggie prices to soar”, reports The Times of India. Some papers report of doubling of Onion prices already.”