NEWSPAPERS SCAN- SEP 21
The Government considering steps to boost growth, following concerns over the slowdown in the economy, is highlighted in most newspapers today. ‘Government working on measures to revive economy’ the Hindustan Times quotes Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
‘GDP stimulants ready’ the Pioneer cites him. The Business Standard says “Stimulus package in the works; Focus could also be on affordable housing to help generate jobs.
“Houses for poor in 7 days! Government to import 3D technology” from Russia, US, Hungary is a front page story in The Pioneer.
“In the shadow of brutal crackdown, signs of rising anger, Rakhine jihad” is the lead in the Indian Express. In a related story, The Asian Age reports “Bangla Army told to build shelters for Rohingyas”.
Times of India leads with “Sitting, retired High Court Judges under scanner over medical admissions; 2 IAS officers also accused of selling seats”.
“Bihar’s New canal wall Collapses” Hindustan Times captions a photograph. The Tribune states “Canal breach ahead of opening; Nitish cancels inauguration, orders probe, Lalu says ‘corruption’ “.
“More skeletons in Dera closet” notes the DNA. ” ‘Mass grave’ inside Dera Headquarter?” asks The Asian Age, citing the Dera vice-chairman as saying “600 skeletons at Sirsa, buried by kin”.
“High Court raps Didi for communalising idol immersion” reports The Pioneer, on Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s fiat against immersion on Muharram eve.
“Kejri, Kamal to meet: For lunch or launch?” speculates The Times of India, of Delhi CM Kejriwal going to Chennai on Thursday to meet superstar Kamal Haasan.