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Best of the Web: politicians who have not declared assets, why no Congress party member turned up for a meeting

Monday, 28 July 2014 - 12:56pm IST | Place: Mumbai | Agency: dna webdesk

1. With 180 potholes, this may be Mumbai's worst road: Midday finds out that the connecting road from S V Road at Milan Subway junction with the Link Road passing through Daulat Nagar and Rizvi Nagar, has 180 potholes some of which are 10 inches deep.

2. First quarter results show India Inc losing momentum: The Hindu Business Line analyses the quarterly results for the companies that have already declared it, and tells  that while there is some good news, the initial June quarter results show that the turnaround may take more time for most cyclical companies.

3. MLAs, MLCs have assets, properties but yet not on paper: The Indian Express today reports that the 99 members of the Uttar Pradesh legislative Council and 385 members of the Legislative Assembly have declared their assets and property for 2013-14 breaching the UP Ministers and Legislators (Publication of Assets and Liabilities) Act, 1975.

4. Ahead of Glasgow, weightlifters got a non-resident helping hand: Indian Express tells how Gian Singh Cheema, a former Asiad bronze medallist in weightlifting at Delhi’s 1982 Games, did his bit for the present generation.

5. Second-rung Leaders Try to Make Hay as Congress Plunges into DisarrayAlong with discussing the infighting within the Indian National Congress, this article also tells you why Sonia Gandhi truned uo for a Congress Parliamentary Party only to see no one else was present.

6. Prison food immolationAn undertrial prisoner allegedly immolated himself at Nawada divisional jail in Bihar in protest against sub-standard food served to the inmates, reports the Telegraph.

7. Markets shine, but Indians missing: Business Standard analyses that the stock amrket numbers are being held up mostly by foreign institutional holding which is at 10-year high in India's top companies while the domestic investors continue to shy away.




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