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The Morning Wrap: India And The Qatar Crisis; Why Farmers In MP Are Angry

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

07/06/2017 9:06 AM IST | Updated 07/06/2017 9:10 AM IST
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Prime Minister of Qatar, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani at Hyderabad House in New Delhi on December 03, 2016.

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Main News

Six people were killed and at least eight others injured in gunfire at farmers' protests in Madhya Pradesh over demands for better prices of their produce and loan waivers.

The BJP's modified order to stop sale and purchase of cattle for slaughter across the country has led two leaders in the northeastern states to quit the party in protest against the beef ban.

In a horrific tragedy, a 19-year-old woman, who was raped by three men and had her 8-month-old daughter killed by them, was found travelling in the Delhi Metro with the dead baby in her arms.

Off The Front Page

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi is expected to take over the reigns of the party from October, about a year and a half before the next general elections, in an effort to revive the drooping spirit of the party.

A spate of terror attacks in the UK has turned the upcoming elections into a vote for security, with the government run by Theresa May no longer as confident of winning as it earlier was.

The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is pushing to rename Mughalsarai station in the state after the Jan Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyaya to mark the latter's birth centenary.

Opinion

The recent CBI raids on the residences of NDTV chief Prannoy Roy should worry the entire nation as these are not just about attacking one isolated media house, Pratap Bhanu Mehta argues in The Indian Express.

Ranjan and Neeradh Santoshi explain in the Hindustan Times why farmers in Madhya Pradesh are on the war path against the government and what it will take to assuage them.

In a heartfelt tribute to cricketer Yuvraj Singh, historian Mukul Kesavan compares the young star to the legend Salim Durrani in The Telegraph.

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