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Give us report in 2 months on the NLU Jodhpur student ‘murder’: SC to Rajasthan govt 

Vikrant Nagaich, the NLU student, was found dead in an open ground near a railway track in Jodhpur on 14 August 2017. 
The body was found hanging from a tree in Rajasthan's Sapotra village | Twitter

Woman, hanging from a tree in viral image, was not killed by a Muslim but by her ‘lover’

The image was also shared with captions that wrongly claimed that the woman was a Dalit. Media reports said she was killed by her lover as he wanted to hide the affair.

Off The Cuff with Ashok Gehlot

Watch this in-depth conversation between Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot with ThePrint's editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta on coronavirus, politics, and keeping the government's popularity intact in times of a pandemic. The Rajasthan CM answered questions on the possibility of a Congress in-fighting, Jyotiraditya Scindia leaving the Congress for the BJP and how his state is fighting Covid-19. He also spoke about the Modi-Shah duo, and why he thinks their agenda is 'dangerous' for the country.  
The video that went viral on 15 June | Twitter: @DrRakeshGoswami

Rajasthan cop’s daughter escapes ‘forced wedding’ after her video seeking help goes viral

BSc student Reena Singh had uploaded video pleading with Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, Deputy CM Sachin Pilot & PM Narendra Modi to step in and get her wedding called off.

Farmers, districts ready for another wave of locusts coming from Iran and Pakistan in July

Locust swarms from their spring-breeding habitats in East Africa and Iran-Pakistan may travel to India by early July. Experts also say breeding will take place during monsoon.
File image of the Supreme Court of India | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Mother of ‘murdered’ NLU Jodhpur student seeks CBI probe, SC issues notice

Vikrant Nagaich was found dead in an open ground near railway tracks in August 2017 in Jodhpur. His mother contends the police was negligent in its probe.
A file photo of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. | Photo: ANI

States tackled Covid crisis on their own for 2 months, Modi govt should help now: Ashok Gehlot

At Off The Cuff, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot said Modi govt made a 'blunder' by announcing lockdown with 4-hr notice, it failed to gauge problems of people, especially migrants.
A manufacturing plants for trains | Udit Kulshrestha/Bloomberg

States are going ahead with labour reforms, even if Modi govt is finding it hard to do so

The labour ministry has told a parliamentary panel that over 10 states have reformed some labour laws over the last year or more. A dozen more are considering them.
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Rajasthan govt reverts to 8-hour shifts in registered factories

In view of Covid-19 outbreak, an order issued on 24 April had increased working hours from 8 to 12 per day to reduce the requirement of workers in all the registered factories.

Gayatri Devi, princess-politician and Indira Gandhi critic who was jailed during Emergency

Gayatri Devi, whom the Congress twice sought as a member, made history with her landslide victory in the 1962 Lok Sabha elections as the Swatantra Party's Jaipur candidate.

On Camera

BJP leader Wasim Bari | @DrJitendraSingh | Twitter

Why BJP and RSS workers are the new targets of militants in Kashmir

The murder of BJP leader Wasim Bari in Bandipora is another reminder that we must be steadfast in our resolve to completely erase militancy from Kashmir.
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India to raise Rs 20,000 cr by selling stakes in Coal India & a PSU bank to fund stimulus

In case of Coal India, if valuations are not attractive, the company will buy back shares from the government, officials said.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

Armed forces to limit flying Cheetah choppers as Covid hits spares production at HAL

HAL has reduced spare production for the ageing Cheetahs, and it has been communicated to the forces that the shortage is expected to last around 3 months.
Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) men in Maharashtra | ANI

Read my lips, forget the camera

Say Central forces' angry soldiers. They need reform, committed leaders. And very sensitive handling.