Here are the top five stories from today’s edition of The Indian Express.
1. Documents leak
Executives of at least four leading energy firms, two consultancy companies and a dozen others are being questioned for their alleged involvement in leak of official documents from the Petroleum Ministry, Delhi Police said Thursday.
READ: Modi government cracks down on ‘document leak’: top oil firms, middlemen under scanner a special report by Ananya Bhardwaj , Sandeep Singh
2. Chancellor, Nalanda University
In a letter to the board written with a “heavy heart,” Sen said that it was “hard for him not to conclude that the government” wanted him to “cease” being Chancellor.
READ: Govt doesn’t want me to lead Nalanda, so I am not staying on: Amartya Sen by Ruhi Tewari
3. Online voting
For the first time, the Gujarat Election Commission is offering the option of online voting, starting in October during polls for all six municipal corporations: Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar.
READ: After compulsory voting, Gujarat now offers the online option as written by Hiral Devrajbhai Dave
The prime minister’s emphatic reminder at the celebration of two Christian saints that no one should be targeted for being who they are should allay fears that the normative standards of Indian politics have turned rightwards.
READ: Thus spake Modi by Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Over the years, the ‘playing experience’ of South Africa’s World Cup coaches’ has been gradually diminishing. After giving the reins of the just-reinstated team to their legendary fast bowler Procter in 1992 and later hiring the reputed English coach Bob Woolmer for subsequent editions, South Africa had a change of heart.
READ: World Cup 2015 Express: South Africa’s low-key syndrome as written by Sandeep Dwivedi