THE HEADLINES :-
- India and Cyprus call for decisive global action against nations sustaining violence factories in their regions; Both the countries ink pacts in field of air services, agriculture and shipping among others.
- Centre informs the Supreme Court that it will not hold talks with separatist elements in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Congress accuses Centre and Haryana government for selective leaks of Dhingra Commission report on Robert Vadra land deals; Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu rules out allegations and says the NDA Government believes in transparency and does not interfere in the legal process.
- Four Congress MLAs join ruling BJP in Manipur.
- Goods and Services Tax to push Indian growth to over 8 per cent, says International Monetary Fund.
- Fourteen people drown as boat capsizes in Anantapuram district of Andhra Pradesh.