“Parties throw weight behind Didi in CBI war” leads Hindustan Times. “Centre calls on government to tackle chaos, Home Minister warns of central rule” writes DNA. “Supreme Court, High Court to hear CBI, Mamata pleas today” says The Statesman.
In a related story, The Times of India quotes the Supreme Court telling the CBI “Show us proof West Bengal government blocked probe and we’ll come down hard”.
Referring to Vijay Mallya the Economic Times writes ” the UK Home secretary clears Mallya’s extradition”. The paper says the liquor baron has two weeks to appeal; Mallya says he will move Court; Jaitley welcomes decision.
On the 2015 Swiss leaks, the Indian Express reports that “Switzerland set to transfer details of Indian account holders in HSBC”.
“Tax rebate given to those who need it most, says Goyal” informs Hindustan Times.
“Madhya Pradesh government makes it mandatory for industries to hire 70 per cent locals” says the Times of India.
“Division is in BJP, not in our alliance, says Rahul” quips Hindustan Times.
“European countries recognise Guadio as Venezuela leader” notes The Asian Age adding “Russia slams interference”.