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The Morning Wrap: India Warns Pakistan; Woman Divorced Thrice By Triple Talaq

Our selection of interesting news and opinion from the day's newspapers.

03/05/2017 9:17 AM IST | Updated 03/05/2017 9:17 AM IST
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In a repeat of last year's Uri attacks, India has warned Pakistan of an unambiguous response following the mutilation of two Indian soldiers along the Line of Control in the Krishna Ghati sector in Pooch on 1 May.

A man accused of raping his daughter is acquitted by a court, but not before remarks, amounting to moral policing, are made about his wife who charged him. Here's how misogyny enters the court room.

A Chhattisgarh official accused the state police of torture of minor adivasi girls and other injustices. Under pressure from the authorities she deleted her Facebook post, but the truth was out by then.

Main News

The Centre told the Supreme Court that the claim of citizens having absolute right over their bodies, used to refuse fingerprint and other biometric information for the purpose of Aadhaar cards, is a myth.

A report in the Hindustan Times explains the Islamic State's strategy of radicalising vulnerable youths from India using the 'oppression card' and by keeping a close watch on the events unfolding in Jammu & Kashmir.

In the latest twist to the saga involving Justice CS Karnan of the Calcutta High Court, the judge issued a non-bailable warrant against the Chief Justice of India JS Khehar and the six judges who accused him of contempt of court.

Off The Front Page

A 35-year-old woman in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh, has been divorced thrice by triple talaq, the unilateral oral divorce granted to Muslim men by Islamic law. She lives in fear of a similar predicament from her fourth husband.

Infosys has decided to pacify the Trump administration by hiring 10,000 American software engineers over the next two years and employing them in four new innovation centres across the US.

Parents of over 1,000 girls have threatened to withdraw their wards from a senior secondary school in Barmer, Rajasthan, if a wine shop near it is not closed down by a deadline they have stipulated.

Opinion

An editorial in the Hindustan Times calls the no Aadhaar-no fodder rule in Karnataka "inhuman and illegal". In the absence of the ID card, a fodder ration booklet won't be issued to farmers, who won't be able to get subsidised cattle food without it.

In an interview with The Hindu, former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai opens up about the US's double-speak, AfPak policy and the need for India to have a specific policy towards his country.

In The Indian Express, Christophe Jaffrelot and Kalaiyarasan A explain why reservation is not the best solution to quell the simmering discontent among the Marathas of Maharashtra.

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