Public ire mounts, protesters brave tear gas and water cannons


Public anger and rage boiling over outside Delhi's symbol of state power, Raisina Hill, protesting last Sundays' gangrape is on the front pages of all newspapers. 'Public ire mounts, protesters brave tear gas and water cannons', writes the Tribune. 'Welcome to Raisina Hell', headlines Hindustan Times. 'Government sees anger, Hints at death sentence', reports the Asian Age.
On the Center's commitment to further strengthen the banking system, Business Line, quoting Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, writes, the centre will infuse over 15 thousand crore rupee new capital before March 2013, for consolidation of the banking system. He said, China has three of the worlds 20 largest banks, and India has none.
On the upcoming India-Pak series, Hindustan Times writes, the cricket series has a lot more riding on it than just pride. For starters, this is the first time Pakistan will play India following the Mumbai terror attacks, and Pakistani cricket officials hope that a successful trip and peace on the political front can pave the way for a full fledged series.
The Russian President and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh are to meet on Monday to discuss the delay in the handing over of air craft carrier Admiral Gorshkov to India; the Supreme Court's cancellation of the 2G license granted to Russia-India telecom company, Sistema Shyam and the Indian Nuclear Liabilty Law regarding the Kudankulam Nuclear Plant.
'Rahul Gandhi not in PM race', writes Mail Today. Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh said, Rahul Gandhi will not project himself as the Prime Ministerial candidate in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls. He said, the Party's Parliamentary Committee will decide on this.
And Finally, Times of India reports that rising suicides by young men in Tamilnadu villages have shocked villagers into accepting 'Love marriages'. Taking an oath not to oppose marriages outside their tribes, village elders now persuade the Brides' families to voluntarily solemnize the marriages.

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