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Nov 25, 2019

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs take a pledge during a gathering to display their strength, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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NCP chief Sharad Pawar speaks as NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs gather along with senior leaders to display their strength to form the government, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray speaks as NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs gather along with senior leaders to display their strength to form the government, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs during a gathering to display their strength of 162, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs take a pledge during a gathering to display their strength, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray hands over microphone to Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar, during a show of strength of elected representatives to Maharashtra state legislature in Mumbai.

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Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray shows his fist during a gathering of NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs to show their strenght of 162, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Sharad Pawar’s grandson Rohit Pawar and Bal Thackeray’s grandson Aditya Thackeray during a gathering of NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs to show their strenght of 162, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Senior Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray along with NCP, Congress and Shiv Sena MLAs after taking a pledge during a gathering to display their strength, at Grand Hyatt Hotel in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally ahead of the first phase of state Assembly Polls, in Gumla.

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Jharkhand Armed Police jawans carry out a search operation against Naxals inside the forest of Amrapara in the view of the forthcoming Assembly elections, in Pakur, Jharkhand.

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Union MoS for Housing & Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri releases a publication at the launch of CLSS Awas Portal (CLAP), in New Delhi. Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Secretary Durga Shanker Mishra is also seen.

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Employees stand outside the Dark Forest Furniture Company (DAFFCO), owned by Cafe Coffee Day, following its shutdown due to financial constraints after its founder V G Siddhartha passed away, at Chikmagalur in Karnataka.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Tribal Affairs Minister and former Jharkhand chief minister Arjun Munda during an election campaign rally ahead of the first phase of state Assembly Polls, in Gumla.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi being garlanded by BJP supporters during an election campaign rally for upcoming state Assembly Polls, in Gumla.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das during an election campaign rally for the State Assembly polls, in Palamu.

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Kerala Minister Kadannappalli Ramachandran during a visit to Govt. Sarvajana Vocational Higher Secondary School at Batheri in Wayanad. Kerala has been witnessing protest against the authorities of the state-run vocational higher secondary school who had failed to ensure that 10-year-old girl student Shehala, who was bitten by a snake in her classroom on Nov. 20, was rushed to hospital on time.

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NCP leader Chaggan Bhujbal addresses the media as he leaves from Vidhan Bhawan in Mumbai.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi speaks to media after a protest against the formation of Maharashtra government during the Winter session at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi looks at a placard while leading a protest over Maharashtra government formation issue, in front of the Gandhi statue at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Tribals along with Shramjeevi Sanghatana members stage a protest demanding regularisation of commercial and residential constructions, in Bhiwandi, in Thane, Maharashtra.

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Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury (C) along with party MPs addresses the media at Parliament House during the Winter session, in New Delhi. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Monday alleged that women parliamentarians of his party were "manhandled" in the Lok Sabha when they were protesting in the Well of the House over the Maharashtra government formation.

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CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury along with former JNUSU president N. Balaji addresses a press conference in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi in the Speaker chair conducts proceedings in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar interacts with the media over the Maharashtra government formation issue, in Karad.

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Shiv Sena leader Aditya Thackeray leaves from The Lalit Hotel at Andheri in Mumbai.

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Senior Shiv Sena leaderArvind Sawant outside the Supreme Court of India. The Supreme Court will give its order on Maharashtra government formation on Tuesday, the apex court said while hearing the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine's plea against the governor's decision to swear in Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister.

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Shiv Sena MLAs aboard a bus to be shifted from The Lalit Hotel to Lemon Tree Premier Hotel amid the high political drama in Maharashtra and fear of 'poaching' of MLAs, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis hands over CM Relief Fund cheque to Kusum Vengurlekar, in Mumbai. Fadnavis’ first signature of his second tenure was done this cheque.

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Sri Lanka's new foreign minister Dinesh Gunawardena prays as he assumes duties in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) members stage a protest against the BJP Government over the Maharashtra government formation issue, in New Delhi.

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Indian Youth Congress (IYC) members stage a protest against the BJP Government over the Maharashtra government formation issue, in New Delhi.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar presents 'Yashwantrao Chavan Award 2019' to veteran leader and activist ND Patil at a function on the death anniversary of the former Maharashtra chief minister, in Karad.

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Chinese soldiers in a military camp next to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University practice unarmed combat in Hong Kong. Only a handful of protesters remain at "Poly U," which hundreds occupied for several days, fighting pitched battles with police in the surrounding streets. Authorities have cut off the campus and are arresting anyone who comes out since Nov. 17.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign rally for the State Assembly polls, in Palamu.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister Raghubar Das and other BJP leaders during an election campaign rally for the Jharkhand Assembly polls, in Palamu.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets BJP workers during a halt at Gaya Airport on his way to Jharkhand.

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Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar presides over a press conference regarding International Gita Mahotsav - 2019, in Chandigarh.

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Union Ministers Ravi Shankar Prasad, Arjun Ram Meghwal and Pralhad Joshi address the media at Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan and Mukul Wasnik address the media after a hearing at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, Congress leaders Ashok Chavan, Balasaheb Thorat, NCP leader Jayant Patil address the media after submitting a list of legislators supporting their alliance, outside Raj Bhavan, in Mumbai.

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Ashok Chavan, center, President of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee along with the leaders of Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena leave the Governor house after submitting list of legislators supporting their alliance in Mumbai.

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Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan and Mukul Wasnik address the media after a hearing at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court will give its order on Maharashtra government formation on Tuesday, the apex court said while hearing the Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress combine's plea against the governor's decision to swear in Devendra Fadnavis as chief minister.

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School children pay tribute to the martyrs of 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks on the eve of its 11th anniversary, in Jammu.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed outside Raj Bhavan, in Mumbai.

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Ashok Chavan, center, President of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee along with the leaders of Nationalist Congress Party and Shiv Sena leave the Governor house after submitting list of legislators supporting their alliance in Mumbai.

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Jayant Patil of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) speaks with media as he leaves the Governor house in Mumbai.

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Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed outside Raj Bhavan, in Mumbai.

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RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav addresses the media during the ongoing Winter Session of the Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) workers raise slogans during their protest demanding for hike in wages and regularization of jobs during ongoing Winter Session of the Bihar Assembly, in Patna.

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The Bank of Lisbon Building implodes in a controlled explosion in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. The provincial government made the decision to implode it after a structural assessment on the building was conducted, following the fatal fire in September 2018.

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Revenue Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey chairs the 1st National GST conference of Commissioners of State Tax (CCT) and Zonal Chief Commissioners/Director Generals of Central Tax, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi, senior party leaders Anand Sharma, Ambika Soni and others protest against Maharashtra government formation issue, at Parliament premises in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi leads a protest against Maharashtra government formation issue, at Parliament premises in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with the IAF commanders during the inaugural session of Air Force Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi. Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria is also seen.

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Defence Minister Rajnath Singh interacts with the IAF commanders during the inaugural session of Air Force Commanders’ Conference, in New Delhi.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar with Senior Congress leader Kallappa Awade after paying tribute to the state's first chief minister Yashwantrao Chavan on his death anniversary, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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NCP President Sharad Pawar, party leader Shriniwas Patil and others pay tribute to the state's first chief minister Yashwantrao Chavan on his death anniversary, in Karad, Maharashtra.

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Senior Shiv Sena leaders Anil Desai and Subhash Desai arrive at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. Government formation in Maharashtra has come under the Supreme Court's scrutiny with the Centre being asked to produce before the court the letters of the Governor inviting Devendra Fadnavis as well as the communication of the BJP leader staking his claim.

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Senior Congress leaders Prithviraj Chavan and Mukul Wasnik at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena leaders submit a letter of MLAs supporting their alliance, to the officials at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.

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Congress legislators stage a protest during Winter Session of the Assembly, in Patna.

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Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to Israeli army base in the Golan Heights located on the Israeli-Syrian border. Netanyahu looked to project business as usual as he returned to work following his indictment on corruption charges.

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In this photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, center, inspects a military unit on Changrin Islet in North Korea.

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Pope Francis shakes hands with Japan's Emperor Naruhito on his arrival at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo.

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Afghan security personnel inspect the site of an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said the blast in that capital Kabul targeting a United Nations vehicle has left at least 1 dead. Nasrat Rahimi, spokesman for the Interior Ministry, said several others were wounded in the attack.

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Demonstrators burn a poster of U.S. President Donald Trump during a protest by few dozen people against what they called, "America's intervention in Lebanon's affairs," near the U.S. embassy in Aukar, northeast of Beirut, Lebanon.

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Medical workers carry an injured protester out of a campus of Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Most of the protesters who took over the university last week have left, but an unknown number have remained inside for days, hoping somehow to avoid arrest.

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Taylor Swift, left, winner of the artist of the year award, and Shania Twain are seen at the conclusion of the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Kesha, left, and Big Freedia perform a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Toni Braxton performs "Unbreak My Heart" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Dua Lipa performs "Don't Start Now" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Halsey performs "Graveyard" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Shania Twain performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Dua Lipa performs "Don't Start Now" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Taylor Swift, winner of the artist of the decade award, performs a medley at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Kelsea Ballerini introduces a performance by Shania Twain at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Carrie Underwood poses in the press room with the awards for favorite country album for "Cry Pretty" and favorite female country artist at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Shawn Mendes, left, and Camila Cabello pose in the press room with the award for collaboration of the year for "Señorita" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Lil Nas X accepts the award for favorite rap/hip-hop song for "Old Town Road" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Dan Smyers, left, and Shay Mooney, of Dan + Shay, pose in the press room with the award for favorite country song for "Speechless" at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Megan Thee Stallion arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Post Malone arrives at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses at the inauguration of Commonwealth Youth Parliament as Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla looks on, at Delhi Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi.

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal welcomes Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at the inauguration of the 3-day Commonwealth Youth Parliament, at Delhi Vidhan Sabha in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders address a press conference after they were expelled for a period of six years for allegedly tarnishing the party's image and opposing its leadership's decisions at public forums, in Lucknow. Former UP ministers Ramkrishna Dwivedi and Satyadev Tripathi, Siraj Mehdi (former MLC), Santosh Singh (former MP), Bhoodhar Narayan Mishra (former MLA), Vinod Chaudhary (former MLA), Nek Chandra Pandey (former MLA), Swayam Prakash Goswami (former chairman of the Youth Congress) and senior leader Sanjeev Singh were expelled.

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Employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) during their ongoing strike, in Secunderabad.

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Actors Alia Bhatt and Ranbir Kapoor in Manali.

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Accused Mukadir Islam, Ranjeet Ali and Jameel Luit, who were inspired by the ISIS module and were planning a terror strike at a local carnival in Goalpara district of Assam, after being arrested during a joint operation by the Delhi Police and Assam Police, in Goalpara district.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath unveils the mascot of National Sports Competition of Eklavya model residential schools in Bhopal. The competition is scheduled to be held in Bhopal from Dec. 9 to Dec. 13.

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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa addresses an election campaign rally in support of the BJP candidate for KR Pet Assembly bypoll Narayana Gowda, in Mandya district.

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Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman chairs the meeting on Unified Payments Interface (UPI), in New Delhi. Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan and the Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur are also seen.

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Accused Mukadir Islam, Ranjeet Ali and Jameel Luit, who were inspired by the ISIS module and were planning a terror strike at a local carnival in Goalpara district of Assam, after being arrested during a joint operation by the Delhi Police and Assam Police, in Goalpara.

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Governor of Chhattisgarh Anusuiya Uikey and the Minister of State for Tribal Affairs, Renuka Singh visit the National Tribal Festival “Aadi Mahotsav - 2019”, organised by the Ministry of Tribal Affairs, in New Delhi.

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Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor and Kriti Sanon pose for photographs during promotion of their upcoming film ‘Panipat’ in Mumbai.

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