PBs twisty take on the top five headlines of the day.
1.I’m an NRI, banks can’t ask about my overseas assets: Mallya to SC
US Citizens need to declare all their assets within US and outside US. They need to pay tax for all their earnings worldwide. If industrialists like him set a wrong precedent like this, then there will soon be a huge rise of same flocks who will start doing the same across the world. UK should take the lead and ask him to go to India and clear all the debts. This will not only increase the bi-lateral relationships but also give a strict warning to all such people that such things are intolerable across the world.
2. Mehbooba Mufti petrified of facing people: Omar
Law and order problems to the extent of interfering elections points to administrative failure. Meanwhile, NC president Farooq Abdullah demanded withdrawal of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir.
3. Govt for making mother tongue medium of instruction
Language is related to culture and protection of language is protection of culture, he observed. At national level Hindi has been given the status of official Language and that’s why it also has to be promoted.
There is no objection in learning English but there should not be “English mentality” , which seems to be a good reason for the same.
4. Congress, BJP Spar as Uttarakhand HC Revokes President’s Rule
Congress rejoices while JP gives a very guarded response. Shortly after the court’s order, both the Congress and the BJP targeted each other for the political crisis in Uttarakhand.
5. Have Full Backing of Congress Leadership: Kerala CM Chandy
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy said the more Prime Minister Narendra Modi attacks him, the more sympathy he gains.