Must Read News Articles – April 8

The Hindu

Front Page / NATIONAL

SC seeks response on plea for reining in cow vigilantes: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the Central government and six States to respond on a public interest litigation (PIL) plea to declare cow vigilantes “extortionists” and put an end to their atrocities against Dalits and minority communities.

We owe no legal duty to offer a grace period: Centre tell Supreme Court on demonetisation.

Ken-Betwa link hits green hurdle: Advisory panel disagrees with forest land allocation, wants canal re-aligned

Sheikh Hasina to raise water sharing with Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina will raise the contentious water sharing issues during talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Track to efficiency: On creating a Rail Development Authority.


‘Investment rising in equity-linked schemes’: Investment in products like equity-linked savings schemes is on the rise in India.

Indian Express

The Teesta runs through it: Sheikh Hasina addressed India’s security concerns with unambiguous firmness. Her visit is an opportunity to build on mutual trust.

Live Mint

Working out the true impact of demonetisation: To get an effective handle on growth, it is best not to go by the reported headline number, but to go back to estimating real growth from the gross value added.

India is not moving to counterforce doctrine: The current estimate of India’s nuclear arsenal is not good enough for minimum credible deterrence, let alone a counterforce first strike to disarm Pakistan.



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