Five must-read stories—November 22

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NH National Bureau

JPC, Censure Motion and PM’s reply on agenda

A meeting of Opposition parties on Monday agreed on a common agenda in Parliament and to press for PM’s reply to the debate on demonetization, a Joint Parliamentary probe into selective leakage and a censure motion for faulty planning in implementing demonetization. In The Telegraph.

Nitish Kumar releases one-year report card

The Telegraph reports that Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar released a one-year report card of the coalition government headed by him and indicated that Prohibition enforced in the state has been an unqualified success.

Fighter planes touch down on Expressway

Even as the Samajwadi Party’s first family put up a united face at the inauguration of Lucknow-Agra Expressway, IAF fighter planes landed on the Expressway, part of which has been built differently and will enable the Expressway to be used as an emergency airfield. The Hindustan Times reports.

More questions on the Bhopal encounter

An investigation by questions the state government’s decision to reward an ‘eyewitness’ and ‘informer’ who is expecting the Government to pay him ₹8 lakh for his telephone call alerting police about the eight undertrials who allegedly escaped from prison.

Ramdev claims credit for demonetisation

From The Telegraph. Yoga Guru Ramdev on Monday claimed credit for suggesting the Government demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes. He also hinted that the Finance Minister is considering his suggestion for a banking transaction tax.

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