The Rafale deal, dominates newspapers again today. The Sunday Tribune headlines “Centre contests April 10 Supreme court order on Rafale papers–Government: Penalty Waiver for leak of secrets will threaten state”.
The Indian Express adds “Monitoring by the PMO isn’t interference, government tells Supreme Court”.
On the Election front The Pioneer informs “Phase-5 campaign ends, bigwigs in fray”. The Hindustan Times reports “Modi, Rahul trade barbs on the roles of Army, Election Commission.
In significant International news, The Hindu reveals that Srilanka’s Army Chief has said some of the suicide bombers who carried out the country’s worst terror attack on Easter Sunday last month had visited Kashmir and Kerala for “some sorts of training” or to “make some more links” with other foreign outlets.
The Hindustan Times, reporting on the destruction caused by the recent cyclone headlines “Fani leaves trail of devastation: India, Bangladesh count losses”. While The Times of India adds “Fani: Massive effort to save lives earns global praise”.