Must Read News Articles – April 21

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

India makes fresh bid to get Headley, Rana: India has made a fresh request to the U.S. for the extradition of David Coleman Headley and Tahawwur Rana, wanted for their roles in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.

States to be consulted on BC panel Bill: A select committee of the Rajya Sabha looking into a Bill according constitutional status to the Backward Classes Commission will be inviting all State governments to depose before it, and hold meetings till the logjam over the Bill is resolved.

China’s Arunachal move ‘illegal’: India rejects neighbour’s attempt to rename six towns in the border State

Logistics pact with U.S. ‘almost done’: LEMOA gives mutual access to designated military facilities for refuelling and enables joint exercises
India, EU likely to resume talks: The talks between India and the EU that were stalled in the backdrop of the Italian marines crisis are likely to kick-start


Trading away our digital rights: India must first secure its digital sovereignty before it can begin global trade talks.

Closer to Brussels: Recent developments show that there is room for optimism in India-EU ties.


Auctions may help private coal miners tap 100 million tonnes: CIL gears up to compete with private competition for the first time since 1973.

MPC warns of upside risks to inflation: While all the six members of the monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), that sets interest rates, voted in favour of a status quo, one member discussed the possibility of increasing the rate to achieve the 4% retail inflation target over the medium-term.

Indian Express

Circumspection, My Lords: Freewheeling use of Article 142 is raising questions about judicial diktats inattentive to consequences.

Live Mint

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