Ashok Gehlot Shifts MLAs To Jaisalmer Ahead Of Rajasthan Assembly Session And Other Top Headlines
Updated: August 01, 2020 08:09 IST
Nearly 100 Rajasthan Congress MLAs staying at a hotel near Jaipur since Sachin Pilot launched his revolt three weeks ago, were flown to Jaisalmer by a special flight. They will stay at a luxury resort in the border city of Jaisalmer till August 14, when the Rajasthan assembly session begins. In other frontpage headlines of newspapers, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, under detention since August 5 last year, has been booked under the stringent Public Safety Act for another three months.
As coronavirus cases soar in the country, India is closing in on a million tests daily target. Hindustan Times also headlined Mehbooba Mufti's detention under the Public Safety Act by three months.
The Asian Age also headlined another development in the Rajasthan crisis as nearly 100 MLAs were moved to Jaisalmer ahead of the Assembly session. Mehbooba Mufti's PSA detention was another top headline.
Deccan Herald headlined the government cautioning districts with moderate and low coronavirus cases so that they do not see a surge in cases suddenly. Another big story in Deccan Herald is Kamal Pant's appointment as the Bengaluru police chief.