QWrap: Modi-Raje Nexus, Advani on the Emergency and More

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1. Lalit Modi - Raje Nexus Runs Deep
The nexus between Lalit Modi and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje is turning out to be deeper than just personal relations. The Quint has done some research and found that Modi’s companies have been doing deals with Raje’s son Dushyant’s companies which seems to have brought financial gains to both parties.

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2. FTII’s Creative Protest
So how do film students protest against the chairman of their institute? They make a film, of course! The film shows some of Gajendra Chauhan’s worst performances in an attempt to illustrate how he isn’t suited to lead India’s premiere film school.

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3. LK Advani on the Emergency
June 25 will mark 40 years since Indira Gandhi declared the Emergency and LK Advani feels that another such crisis could happen. Why? Because politicians today are not concerned enough about freedom and civil liberties.

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4. South Carolina Shooting
A 21-year-old white gunman shot dead nine people in a possible race hate-crime at a historic black church in South Carolina. Among the dead is 41-year-old Reverend Clementa Pinckney, pastor of the church and a South Carolina state senator. He spared one woman so that she could tell others what happened.

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5. Wolverine is Back with Micromax
Home-grown tech company Micromax launched the thinnest and lightest smartphone ever – the Sliver 5. The Micromax Sliver 5 is just 5.1mm thick and weighs in at 97 grams. Micromax has priced the phone at Rs 17,999.

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