NEWS SCAN- March 20
The political uncertainity in Uttarakhand after 9 Congress legislators backed the BJP is major political story that is covered by the newspapers prominently.Writing about the trouble in the hills ,Hindustan Times writes “Utarakhand governor asks Rawat to prove majority by March 28”.
Jharkhand: 2 cattle traders hanged from tree, gau raksha activist among 5 held is a major headline in the Indian Express
Referring to the BJP meet, the Pioneer quotes the BJP president Amit Shah as saying “Freedom of speech not licence to insult India”. The Asian Age quotes Shah as saying “Won’t tolerate criticism of India”. While The Times of India quotes him as saying “Bharat Mata ki Jai not open to debate”.
The Financial Express writing on the Krishi Unnati Mela in New Delhi quotes the Prime Minister as saying “Next Green Revolution from eastern India”. The paper add that the Prime Minister tells the farmers to save water, diversify crops and take allied jobs.
Hindustan Times in an interesting stories writes that information provided by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry shows that 1/3 of teaching posts in Central Universities are lying vacant.
The Tribune reports that the Chief Justice of India T.S Thakur suggested hearing and finalization of cases during summer vacations provided counsels of both sides were ready.
Some people may literally be born nicer. Why is it that only some people are more inclined to live life according to the adage, “treat others as you would wish to be treated yourself”.
India’s emphatic win over Pakistan in a T20 world cup match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata makes for front page news in all the dailies with photographs.”Virat win for India at Eden”leads Hindustan Times.The Indian Express carries a photograph of Kohli being congratulated by Afridi and his teammates after India beat Pakistan with the caption “V for victory,Virat”.