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Dec 12, 2019

Police fire teargas shells to disperse protesters during their clashes as they march against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Guwahati. Thousands of people defied the curfew in Guwahati and took to the streets, prompting police to open fire, even as protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill intensified in the state.

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A police officer aims his gun before firing at stone throwing protesters in Guwahati.

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A policeman fires teargas at protestors during a curfew in Guwahati.

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Security personnel patrol on a road next to the words 'No CAB' referring to Citizenship Amendment Bill, during a curfew in Guwahati.

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A woman is assisted after a fall as police personnel clash with agitators protesting against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, in Guwahati.

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A police vehicle drives past as protestors set fire to block traffic in Guwahati.

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Smoke emits from burning tires as protestors walk defying a curfew in Guwahati.

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A protester throws a tin onto a fire made to block traffic in Guwahati.

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Police clear road blocks as a man tries to douse a fire set by protestors in Guwahati.

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Protesters block a road during a curfew in Guwahati.

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Police and paramilitary personnel stop protesters during a curfew in Guwahati.

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Police escort a team of Japanese security officials, in the vehicle behind, as protestors of a legislation granting Indian citizenship to non-Muslims who migrated from neighboring countries set fire to block traffic in Guwahati.

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Protestors shout slogans as they walk defying a curfew in Guwahati.

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A protester argues with Assam state's Director General of Police, Bhaskar Jyoti Mahant, middle, as protestors march during a curfew in Guwahati.

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Protestors gather to defy the curfew and protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), at Latasil Ground in Guwahati.

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Army personnel remove bricks from a road during a protest against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Dibrugarh. According to the bill, non-Muslim minorities, who fled religious persecution in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan and moved to the country before December 31, 2014, will be accorded Indian citizenship.

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BJP MLA Prasanta Phukon points out to a graffiti painted by protestors against the passsing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Dibrugarh.

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Security personnel disperse protestors during curfew in Guwahati.

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All Assam Students Union (AASU) Chief Advisor Samujjal Bhattacharya along with artists and others raises slogans as they take part in a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill during curfew, at GS Road in Guwahati.

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Police at the residence of BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh where his Personal Security Officer (PSO) Head Constable Unish Kumar (46), allegedly shot himself with his service pistol, in New Delhi. Kumar a resident of Narela was posted with the security unit of Delhi Police.

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Protestors burn various materials during a demonstration against the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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Protestors raise slogans during a protest against passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Chennai.

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Peoples burn an effigy during a protest against passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Patna.

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Activists burn copies of Citizenship Amendment Bill during a protest against the passing of the bill in Parliament, in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses an election campaign ahead of the 4th phase of state Assembly elections, in Dhanbad.

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Hindu refugees from Pakistan celebrate the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill, at Majnu-ka-tilla (MKT), in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Vijay Goel celebrates Citizenship (Amendment) Bill with Hindu refugees from Pakistan at Majnu-ka-tilla (MKT) colony, in New Delhi.

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Student bodies Krantikari Yuva Sangathan (KYS) and All India Students Association (AISA) members stage a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill, in New Delhi.

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A police personnel extinguishes a burning tyre left by a protestor during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Agartala.

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Voters stand in queues to cast votes during the ongoing third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Silli.

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Indian cricketer MS Dhoni and his wife Sakshi leave after casting their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Ranchi.

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath along with Madhya Pradesh DGP VK Singh (R) and Special DGP Vijay Yadav (L) releases a booklet during the inauguration of 19th All India Police Water Sports Championship at Upper Lake, in Bhopal.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi is greeted by his party workers during an election campaign in support of BJP candidate Raj Sinha ahead of the 4th phase of state Assembly elections, in Dhanbad.

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BJP activists burn firecrackers to celebrate the passing of Citizenships Amendment Bill (CAB) in the Rajya Sabha, in front of State party office in Kolkata.

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Former union minister Yashwant Sinha and his wife Nilima Sinha show their inked fingers after casting their votes at a polling booth during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Election, in Hazaribagh.

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A newly-married couple leave from a polling booth after casting their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Election, in Hazaribagh.

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BJP's Hazaribagh MP Jayant Sinha shows his inked finger after casting his votes at a polling booth during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Election, in Hazaribagh.

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AJSU Chief and Silli seat candidate Sudesh Kumar Mahto and his wife Neha Mahto show their inked fingers after casting votes during the ongoing third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Silli.

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Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma interacts with the media after being announced as LaLiga India's brand ambassador, in Mumbai.

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LaLiga India Managing Director Jose Antonio Cachaza and Indian cricketer Rohit Sharma during a press conference to announce the company's brand ambassador in India, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and others wave at party supporters during an election campaign in support of BJP candidate Raj Sinha ahead of the 4th phase of state Assembly elections, at Barbadda airport in Dhanbad.

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BJP leader Pritam Munde with her mother Pradnya Munde pays homage to late BJP stalwart Gopinath Munde on his birth anniversary, in Parli, Maharashtra.

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School students sit in a formation to spread awareness about plastic-free India, in Surat.

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Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) Executive President Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Soren show their inked fingers after casting their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Ranchi.

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Security personnel remove burning logs that were allegedly set on fire by the protestors to block a road, during an agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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Protestors raise slogans in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) during a strike, in Guwahati.

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TMC MP Nusrat Jahan at Parliament House during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Members of Kerala Fisheries Co-ordination Committee hold placards as they protest against National Marine Fisheries (Regulation and Management) Bill 2019, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi.

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Congress MP from Assam Ripun Bora with party MP from West Bengal Pradip Bhattacharya at Parliament House during the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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A boy inspects his damaged home after after an attack near the Bagram Air Base in Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan. A powerful suicide bombing targeted an under-construction medical facility near the Bagram Air Base, the main American base north of the capital Kabul, the U.S. military said.

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An Afghan Security police carries his injured daughter after an attack near the Bagram Air Base In Parwan province of Kabul, Afghanistan.

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Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) members raise slogans as they protest against Amazon and Flipkart at Jantar Mantar, in New Delhi.

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Security personnel patrol a street during curfew a day after unrest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati. Guwahati, the epicentre of anti-CAB protests, was placed under indefinite curfew last night while the Army was called in at four places and Assam Rifles personnel were deployed in Tripura as the two northeastern states plunged into chaos over the hugely emotive Citizenship (Amendment) Bill or CAB.

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An inside view of a charred bus which was allegedly set on fire by the protestors during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill yesterday, in Guwahati.

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A scooterist rides past charred vehicles which were allegedly set on fire by the protestors during protests against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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Security personnel remove burning logs that were allegedly set on fire by the demonstrators to block a road, during an agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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Charred vehicles which were allegedly set on fire by the protestors during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, are seen on a roadside in Guwahati.

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A protestor stands in the foreground of a teargas shell during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) during a strike, in Guwahati.

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Charred vehicles which were allegedly set on fire by protestors during unrest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill yesterday, are seen on a roadside in Guwahati.

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Charred vehicles which were allegedly set on fire by protestors during unrest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill yesterday, are seen on a roadside in Guwahati.

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Charred vehicles which were allegedly set on fire by the protestors, during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, are seen on a roadside in Guwahati.

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Varun Gandhi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi arrives at Parliament House for the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP Subramanian Swamy checks his phone as he arrives at Parliament House for the ongoing Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh at the Parliament House for Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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US President Donald Trump shows the executive order he signed combatting anti-Semitism in the U. S. during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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US President Donald Trump with, first lady Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence, from left, Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump and their children Arabella Kushner and Joseph Kushner, applaud during a Hanukkah reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington.

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Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at the Parliament House for Winter Session, in New Delhi.

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Miss Universe 2019 Zozibini Tunzi, of South Africa, poses for photos with her crown after an interview in New York. Tunzi, a 26-year-old gender violence activist, was crowned Miss Universe 2019, on Sunday in Atlanta.

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Nuns and sisters from a church stand in a queue as they wait to cast their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly elections, in Ranchi.

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BJP's Hatia seat candidate Navin Jaiswal with his wife shows his inked finger after casting their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Elections, in Ranchi

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Congress' Hatia seat candidate Ajay Nath Sahdeo and his wife show their inked finger after casting their votes during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Elections, in Ranchi.

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A burnt vehicle is seen on the road from the yesterday's protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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A cyclist rides past a charred bus which was set on fire by the protestors during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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Security personnel remove burning logs that were set on fire by the demonstrators to block a road during a strike against the Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Guwahati.

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A crane lifts a burnt motorcycle from the yesterday's protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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A man walks past a burnt bus during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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A woman walks past Indian policemen stand guard in Guwahati.

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People take away wooden sticks from a roadblock put up by the protesters during yesterday's protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Guwahati.

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Security personnel douse flames rising out of a burning tyre during a protest against Citizenship Amendment Bill, in Agartala.

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An elderly voter arrives to cast her vote during the third phase of Jharkhand Assembly Elections, in Ranchi.

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In this photo provided by the Washington State Patrol, a semi truck carrying several cars is shown hanging over the edge of Highway 195 near Colfax, Washington, after it spun out on slick roads. There were no injuries in the crash.

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Real Madrid's Luka Modric, center, jubilates after scoring his sides third goal during the Champions League group A soccer match between Brugge and Real Madrid at the Jan Breydel stadium in Bruges, Belgium.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, center, scores the opening goal against Leverkusen's goalkeeper Lukas Hradecky during the Champions League Group D soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Juventus at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, right, celebrates with his teammates after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League Group D soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Juventus at the BayArena in Leverkusen, Germany.

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Connie Britton, from left, Chelsea Handler and Mary McCormack arrive at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala in Los Angeles.

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Julia Fox attends the LA premiere of "Uncut Gems" at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles.

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Sebastian Bear-McClard, left, and Emily Ratajkowski attend the LA premiere of "Uncut Gems" at ArcLight Hollywood in Los Angeles.

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The merry-go-round of the Christmas market is seen during rain and snow fall in Frankfurt, Germany.

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British opposition Liberal Democrats Party Leader Jo Swinson joins activists for a final day election rally at Esher Rugby Club in Hersham, England during the General Election campaign tour. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, centre and SNP candidate for Edinburgh South Catriona MacDonald, right, pose for a photo, during a visit to Digin Community Greengrocer in Edinburgh, Scotland, on the last day of the General Election campaign trail. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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Relatives of passengers of a missing military plane arrive at an airbase in Punta Arenas, Chile.

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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during his ruling Conservative Party's final election campaign rally at the Copper Box Arena in London. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12.

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Activists hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB), NRC and other issues, in Kolkata

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Student of Presidency University hold placards and shout slogans during a protest against Citizen Amendment Bill (CAB), in Kolkata.

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Bollywood actor Sunny Leone at the trailer launch of ALT Balaji's upcoming web series Ragini MMS Returns Season 2 in Mumbai.

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Mumbai: Bollywood actress Tabu and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui (R) look on during a launch event, in Mumbai.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath gets a selfie clicked during inspection ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, in Kanpur.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray greets Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) President Sharad Pawar on his 79th birthday, in Mumbai.

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Vehicles ply during rain in New Delhi.

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Chief Minister K.Chandra Sekhar Rao greets Sania Mirza's sister Anam Mirza who got married to Mohammad Azharuddin's son Aladdin at wedding reception in Hyderabad.

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Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) recovered 14 kg of smuggled gold at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Shamshabad. The gold was allegedly concealed in hollow pipes under the seats of the aircraft.

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Ice pellets lying on the road after hailstorm in Raisen district, Madhya Pradesh.

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Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das at Lok Seva Bhawan in Bhubaneswar.

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Congress workers stage a protest against the central government over the soaring prices of onions, in Thane.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visits the birthplace of legendary Maratha warrior Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, in Pune.

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Senior BJP leader Pankaja Munde holds a police baton during her public rally on the occasion of the birth anniversary of her late father Gopinath Munde, in Parli, Maharashtra.

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi speaks during an election campaign rally ahead of the fourth phase of Jharkhand Assembly election, in Godda district.

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Members from various organisations during a protest against passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), at India Gate in New Delhi.

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Members of Sindhi community celebrate the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB), in Bhopal.

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Sikh refugees from Pakistan and Afghanistan offer sweets to each other as they celebrate the passing of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Amritsar.

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