We recommend you go through these five stories from The Indian Express before starting your day:
1. BJP-SENA ALLIANCE
With talks between the party and its ally BJP stuck, a moderate gathering of Shiv Sena workers and leaders waited anxiously, hoping to hear him lay down the party’s political strategy.
2. JAYALALITHAA SENT TO JAIL
Tamil Nadu CM Minister J Jayalalithaa was convicted under the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced to four years in prison for accumulating wealth disproportionate to her known sources of income in 18-year-old corruption case.
3. PM MODI AT UNGA
Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered a firm first speech at the United Nations on Saturday, telling Pakistan to create an “appropriate environment” for serious bilateral dialogue “without the shadow of terrorism”.
The fantastic achievement of Mangalyaan is a tribute to the young leadership of India’s Independence movement.
5. SPORTS – Asian Games 2014
Rajat Chauhan stares longingly at the gold medal, eyes moist, before mumbling: “Meri maa ne jo zevar beche the, uske saamne yeh sona kuch nahi (this gold is worth less than the jewellery my mother had to sell).”