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The Morning Wrap: Small Steps, Big Gains; Stray Dogs May Have Zoos In Kerala

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

11/07/2017 9:19 AM IST | Updated 11/07/2017 9:21 AM IST
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Essential HuffPost

No state is too small for the BJP's masterplan to expand the RSS's nationalist ideology across India, writes Radhika Ramaseshan. And that's how the present BJP differs from the party of yore.

The government of Maharashtra introduced beef detection kits for its police force to help save time and funds in figuring out contraband meat. But these devices are unlikely to save lives from lynch mobs.

Timing investments is never an easy task. For those who don't want to miss the current rally and yet are concerned about the current market valuations, investing in balanced funds could be a better option. Here's why.

Main News

At least 7 pilgrims headed to Amarnath are feared killed and 14 others injured in a terrorist attack near Batengoo in Jammu & Kashmir's Anantnag district, about 50km from Srinagar.

A decade and a half after the devastating communal riots in Godhra, Gujarat, new lines of division are being drawn, thanks to votebank politics of the Congress and the BJP, ahead of the state elections later this year.

The home ministry is investigating whether last week's outage of Airtel network in Delhi, the alleged data breach of Reliance Jio Infocomm on Sunday and the glitch at the National Stock Exchange on Monday were all part of a "possible cyberattack".

Off The Front Page

The Kerala government told the Supreme Court that it is planning "stray dog zoos" in order to keep these animals, who have reputedly caused havoc on the humans, off the streets in the state. Here's why.

In the ongoing tripartite border standoff involving China, Bhutan and India, Bhutan is likely to side with India since it has as much to lose from Chinese incursion as India.

Speaking at the screening of a documentary on him in Kolkata, Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen expressed concern over the outbreak of communal violence in Bengal among other burning issues of the day.

Opinion

In The Indian Express MP Nathanael, a retired inspector general of the CRPF, takes stock of the grim reality for the police in Jammu & Kashmir, where the casualties in the force have risen sharply in the first half of this year.

An editorial in the Hindustan Times argues why compulsory voting for citizens is a bad idea for democracy as it effectively ends the possibility of protest by refusing to exercise the right to vote.

Don't miss this explainer in The Hindu by Prashanth Perumal, who tells you how much is your money worth and what makes currency valuable.

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