We bring to you five best stories of the Indian Express you must read before beginning your day:
1. ‘TIE-UP BREWING': The Left Front on Sunday launched a no-holds-barred attack on both the BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, claiming that it was a matter of time before the Trinamool Congress forged an alliance with the BJP. Read More in Silent on Congress, Left warns of a brewing Mamata-Modi tie-up
2. MORE FIRMS UNDER SCANNER: The web of companies into which the Euro 20 million worth of kickbacks in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal were allegedly routed has become more complex, with the CBI now looking at two more entities. Ruhi Bhasin gives details on how CBI looks at 2 more firms in pay-offs chain, 21 others in scrutiny list
3. UNFULFILLED PROMISES: In March 2009, the Punjab government had cleared Rs 2 lakh as compensation to the families of every farmer who had committed suicide since 2000. So far, however, the government has compensated only a section of them, and with half the promised amount. Raakhi Jagga reports in Wait for compensation, part or full
4. INVESTMENT ADVISORY: While the investment advisor regulation became a reality in 2013, it is still in the process of evolution and has to take off. A look at how the market regulator is working to free the investment advisory space from conflict of interest and mis-selling, as it tries to win over investors. Piece of advice, peace of mind
5. MONGREL UNLEASHED: Neil Wagner, who has made it a knack of giving the team crucial breakthroughs, has a mongrel in him, and it was unleashed. He ran in hard and bowled with relentless aggression. Pacer has taken eight wickets to give hosts 1-0 series lead. Match report by Daksh Panwar in Wagner and the march of NZ
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