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Rajasthan RTI activist dies in police custody

Jaipur: A Right to Information (RTI) activist has allegedly died in police custody in Rajasthan’s Barmer after which the district’s Superintendent of Police (SP) took disciplinary action against eight of the station’s staffers. SP Sharad Chowdhary said: “Three people including the RTI activist Jagdish Golia were brought to the Pachpadra police station on Sunday following […]

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Payal Jangid, 17, first Indian to win Changemaker Award

New Delhi/Jaipur: Rajasthan-based activist Payal Jangid, 17, has been honoured with prestigious ‘Changemaker Award’ by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation at the Goalkeepers Global Goals Awards held in New York in recognition of her work towards the abolition of child marriage in her village, Hinsla and other neighbouring areas. Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation said that […]

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Tharoor repeats: ‘Don’t criticise Modi for everything’

Jaipur: Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be “criticised over everything,” but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism. “We should not criticise Modi on each and everything. However, being in the Opposition, we need to find out reasons for his […]