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People buy alcohol from a wine shop after High Court ordered complete lockdown due to surge in coronavirus cases, in Lucknow.

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Lucknow Nagar Nigam launched a sanitization drive in the city during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Lucknow.

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Vehicles been sanitize during Sanitization drive launched by Lucknow Nagar Nigam during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Lucknow.

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Passengers coming out from Charbagh railway station during weekend lockdown imposed in the wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Lucknow.

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Police personnel march on the street of Varanasi during weekend lockdown imposed the in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Varanasi.

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A deserted view of Ganga ghat during weekend lockdown imposed in wake of rising Covid-19 cases across the country, in Varanasi.

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A view of the iconic building of Lucknow, Imambada as ASI protected monuments remained shut for visitors, in view of the rising Covid-19 cases in the country, in Lucknow.

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Janpath Market shopkeepers close their shops in the wake of the current spike in Covid-19 cases, in Lucknow.

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Migrants board buses for their native places amid surge in COVID-19 cases, at Jhakakati Bus Stand in Kanpur.

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Applicants gather to file their nomination form for Uttar Pradesh Gram Panchayat election 2021, amid the surge in Covid-19 cases across country, in Mirzapur.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav undergoes a Covid-19 test, at party office in Lucknow.

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People wait to receive COVID-19 vaccines at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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People wait to receive COVID-19 vaccines at Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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Deserted Dashashwamedh Ghat during a night curfew due to surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Varanasi.

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Police personnel guard on a road during a night curfew, imposed amid surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Lucknow.

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Police personnel guard on a road during a night curfew, imposed amid surge in COVID-19 cases across the country, in Lucknow.

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Police with a sniffer dog inspect the site of an explosion which took place in an illegal firecracker factory, in Bijnor.

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Passengers from Mumbai arrive via CST Gorakhpur special train, at Charbagh Railway Station in Lucknow.

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Beneficiaries wait in queues to receive the COVID-19 vaccine doses at a vaccination centre in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Covid-19 patients at a hospital in Noida, Uttar Pradesh.

Police personnel brought back gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari at Banda jail from Punjab, in Banda district.

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Police personnel brought back gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari at Banda jail from Punjab, in Banda district.

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A cavalcade arrives at Ropar Jail to take custody of gangster-turned politician Mukhtar Ansari as part of arrangements for his shifting from Punjab to Uttar Pradesh jail, in Rupnargar district.

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Passengers, wearing masks as per COVID-19 guidelines, arrive at the Charbagh Railway Station amid countrywide spike in the coronavirus cases, in Lucknow.

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People wait for their turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Vaishali Max Hospital, Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh.

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People wait for their turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccination at Vaishali Max Hospital, Ghaziabad Uttar Pradesh.

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People above the age of 45, irrespective of co-morbidities, getting vaccination at Vaishali Max Hospital, in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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People above the age of 45, irrespective of co-morbidities, getting vaccination at Vaishali Max Hospital, in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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Office of Food and Civil Supplies Department wears a deserted look after several employees found positive for COVID-19, at Secretariat Annexe building in Lucknow.

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Closed shops during a nationwide 'Bharat Bandh' called by farmers' unions against the three farm laws, in Uttar Pradesh

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Devotees perform 'Parikrama' on the occasion of 'Rangbhari Ekadashi', in Vrindavan.

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Cubs of a dead tigress brought from Pilibhit Tiger Reserve under the doctors' observation, at Lucknow zoo.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown at them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown on them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat a villager from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as he teases them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu god Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat villagers from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as they tease them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Devotees sit on the steps of Radha temple at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana, 115 kilometers (71 miles) from New Delhi.

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Devotees dance as colored powder is thrown on them at Ladali, or Radha temple, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, during Lathmar holi, in Barsana.

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A woman from Barsana village arrives to beat villagers from Nandgoan with a wooden stick during Lathmar holi festival celebrations, at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Women from Barsana village beat villagers from Nandgoan with wooden sticks as they tease them during Lathmar holi festival celebrations at the legendary hometown of Radha, consort of Hindu God Krishna, in Barsana.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during an event on completion of four years of his tenure in the state government, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath releases a publication during an event on the occasion of completion of four years of his government in the state, at Lok Bhawan in Lucknow. Also seen are Deputy CM K P Maurya (L), BJP State President Swatantra Dev Singh (2R) and other dignitaries.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath during a marriage program under 'Girl Marriage Assistance Scheme' by the Labor Department, in Lucknow.

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A medic collects swab sample of a passenger for COVID-19 test at Charbagh Railway Station in Lucknow.

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UP Police lathi-charge on Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers during their protest, in Lucknow.

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Tourists visit the historic Taj Mahal in Agra. The administration is likely to increase the entry ticket fees to the monument from April.

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Devotees wait in a queue to enter a temple to offer prayers during Shivratri, or Shiva's night festival in Lucknow.

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Devotees wait in queues to offer prayer at Kashi Vishwanath temple on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' in Varanasi.

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Devotees perform 'Abhishekam' to Lord Shiva on the occasion of 'Maha Shivaratri' festival in Varanasi.

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Mangled remains of an SUV after colliding with a truck on Agra-Kanpur National Highway. Eight people were killed while three injured in the accident.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait addresses the 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' at Sikanderpur in Ballia district.

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Kerala Governor Arif Mohammad Khan performs rituals at Sidhnath Mahadev Mandir in Bahraich.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath pays tribute to Govind Ballabh Pant on his death anniversary, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits a 'pandal' during the inauguration of 'State Gur Mahotsav-2021', in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel distributes a cycle to a beneficiary under the mission 'Shakti' during a program, in Mirzapur.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks during the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Family members carry the body of Ambrish Sharma, who was allegedly shot dead by an accused out on bail in a case of molestation lodged in 2018 against the victim's daughter, in Hathras district

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Samajwadi Party (SP) President Akhilesh Yadav with wrestler, 'The Great Khali' aka Dilip Singh Rana, at his party office in Lucknow.

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An elderly person being administered the COVID-19 vaccine, during a countrywide inoculation drive, at Civil Hospital in Lucknow.

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Students sanitize their hands before entering into a classroom after schools reopened for the students of classes 1st to 5th, with certain COVID-19 safety guidelines, in Lucknow.

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A teacher takes a class after schools reopened for the students of classes 1st to 5th, with certain COVID-19 safety guidelines, in Lucknow.

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BJP National President JP Nadda during a meeting with party leaders in Varanasi.

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AAP National Convenor and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal addresses during farmer's rally, in Meerut.

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BJP National President J P Nada and UP CM Yogi Aditya Nath pay tribute to Syama Prasad Mukherjee during a meeting in Varanasi.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has langar after paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi while paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi while paying tribute on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Varanasi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Sant Ravidas Temple on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti, in Lucknow.

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Police arrest three persons for setting ablaze a college student after a failed rape attempt, in Shahjahanpur district.

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Congress party workers carry an LPG cylinder during a protest against the price hike of petroleum products, in Lucknow.

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Students of Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapith flout COVID-19 guideline during university elections, amid coronavirus pandemic, in Varanasi.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav addresses a press conference, at party office in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks during the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Union Minister Sanjeev Baliyan at his residence in Muzaffarnagar. A clash broke out between the aides of Union Minister Sanjeev Balyan and farmers in Soram village of Muzaffarnagar.

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Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi offers funeral prayers of his mother Sakina Begum at Bhadari village, in Phulpur.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath addresses a press conference after the presentation of State Budget 2021-22 in UP assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Suresh Khanna presents the paperless State Budget 2021-22 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and state Finance Minister Suresh Khanna arrive to present the State Budget 2021-22 in the UP Legislative Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Police personnel take part in a riots control mock drill near Privartan Chowk in Lucknow.

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Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra being presented a model of plough during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation against the three agri-laws, at Baghra in Muzaffarnagar.

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AICC General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra being felicitated during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat', in support of the ongoing farmers' agitation against the three agri-laws, at Baghra in Muzaffarnagar.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath arrives to attend the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav during a press conferance at party office in Lucknow.

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Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party (Lohiya) President Shivpal Singh Yadav arrives to attend the Budget Session of UP Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Members of farmer organisations block a railway track during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Dankaur.

Members of farmer organisations block a railway track during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Dankaur.

Members of farmer organisations block a railway track during a four-hour 'rail roko' demonstration across the country, called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), as part of their agitation against Centre's farm reform laws, in Garh Mukteshwar.

Security personnel stand guard during post-mortem of two minor Dalit girls, who were found dead in a field, near Baburaha village in Unnao district. Another minor who was found in critical condition is undergoing treatment at a hospital.

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Locals stage a protest after bodies of two minor Dalit girls were found in a field and another in critical condition, near Baburaha village in Unnao district.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders stage a protest on the first day of the Budget Session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders stage a protest on the first day of the Budget Session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders stage a protest on the first day of the Budget Session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders stage a protest on the first day of the Budget Session of Uttar Pradesh Assembly, in Lucknow.

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Social activist Medha Patkar with farmers' leaders on the stage during a Kisan Panchayat at Bilari in Sambhal.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Assembly Speaker H N Dixit and others attend an all-prty meeting, ahead of the Budget Session, in Lucknow.

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Students attend a coaching class after Uttar Pradesh government launched 'Mukhyamantri Abhyudaya Yojana'-Free Coaching Classes, in Mirzapur. The state’s Mukhyamantri Abhyudaya Yojana is meant to provide free coaching for aspirants appearing for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET), and other exams.

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Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSP-L) President Shivpal Singh Yadav with party workers cutting a cake to celeberate his birthday, in Lucknow.

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Devotees wait in queue to perform worship at Vindhyavasini temple on the occasion of Basant Panchami festival, in Mirzapur district.

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