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The Morning Wrap: AAP's Battle Over EVMs; Six Months Since Demonetisation

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10/05/2017 8:55 AM IST | Updated 10/05/2017 8:57 AM IST
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With an alleged bribery scam snapping at its heels, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) hasn't forgotten its long-standing battle over faulty electronic voting machines, as they proved on Tuesday these may be hacked.

We spoke with Bilkis Bano and her husband Yakub Rasool about their tremendous legal victory in the Supreme Court in the Godhra case. But life ahead looks uncertain and difficult for them still.

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Main News

The International Court of Justice has stayed the death sentence on Kulbhushan Yadav, the Indian national held in Pakistan on charges of espionage who was awarded the punishment by a military court there.

In an ongoing drama, the Supreme Court has sentenced Calcutta High Court judge CS Karnan to six months' imprisonment for contempt of court and gagged the media from reporting his statements.

Surprises are a dime a dozen with the Donald Trump administration in the US, but in the latest of these, the president fired FBI director James Comey, who was investigating Russia's role in the US elections.

Off The Front Page

In the case against triple talaq, the Allahabad High Court has observed that apart from the Constitution not allowing it, marriage is a contract under Muslim personal law and cannot be rescinded unilaterally.

It's been six months since the government's move to demonetise high-value currency played havoc with the nation. The Indian Express visited three "cashless" villages to test out the ground realities. Read more.

After Wipro and Congnizant laid off hundreds of employees in response to the current business environment, Infosys may hand out the pink slip to dozens in its bi-annual performance review.

Opinion

The outstanding success of the Baahubali movies owe to the technical finesse employed in them to cover up for the regressive social and political values they endorse, writes Aakash Joshi in The Indian Express.

As the waters get choppy for Delhi Chief Minister Arvin Kejriwal, with allegations of bribery levelled against him, he mustn't destabilise the democratic process of redress, says Prashant Jha in the Hindustan Times.

In Mint, Bobby Ghosh takes a look at "the hardening of hatreds" in Jammu & Kashmir over the last couple of decades and why it is proving to be more and more difficult to thaw the resistance.

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