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The Morning Wrap: AAP Gets Ugly; WannaCry Plays Havoc With Cyber Security

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

15/05/2017 9:17 AM IST | Updated 15/05/2017 9:21 AM IST
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The spat between sacked Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) politician and former water minister of Delhi Kapil Mishra and AAP leader and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal just got uglier — and more dramatic. Here's how.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's latest cultural mission, after trying to 'civilise' men using his anti-Romeo squad, involves rewriting history to revive India's 'forgotten heroes'.

Pakistan army has shelled bordering areas along the Line of Control heavily and forced the evacuation of more than 1,000 inhabitants. Read more.

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Pakistan has admitted, perhaps for the first time, that Hafiz Saeed, accused in the 26/11 Mumbai attack, is a terrorist, who is spreading violence in the name of jihad.

With 23 nations, including Pakistan, attending the One Belt One Road summit organised by China, protests have erupted across Gilgit against China's suspected motive to claim territories not its own.

In a series of testimonies of people who face racism in India, a 24-year-old Nigerian student writes about having to live with daily fear of intimidation in the Hindustan Times.

Off The Front Page

A malicious software, or ransomeware, released globally into crucial circuits of communication, is playing havoc with cyber security. Read more to find out about WannaCry.

Professor Poorvi L Vora, part of a team of 32 scientists and engineers who raised doubts about the security of electronic voting machines, speaks to The Hindu about her apprehensions.

The air conditioning and sofa that were put in a slain Border Security Force jawan's home ahead of the visit of UP Chief Minister Adityanath were removed after he left. Here's more to the story.

Opinion

In The Indian Express, Tahir Mahmood argues that since triple talaq is neither a fundamental part of Islam nor is it sacramental, it cannot therefore be enforced as a civil right.

In The Hindustan Times, Ruben Banerjee says it's time to shed the platitudes about Kashmir, step out of the 'watershed moment' and take concrete actions. Here's how.

In The Hindu, Suhasini Haider points out why the presence of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a Khalsa Day event raises troubling questions.

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