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A cyclist carries a board with Mahatma Gandhi's image on it on the eve of his birth anniversary, in Nadia district.

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Members of the Valmiki community stage a protest against the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who murdered and gang-raped in Hathras, in Moradabad.

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Police personnel stand guard at the entrance of Bulgadi village where the family of 19-year-old Dalit woman who was gang-raped two weeks ago resides, in Hathras district.

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Police checking at Ghaziabad-Delhi border in Ghaziabad. Some political leaders are expected go to Hathras to meet the family of the rape victim.

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Iqbal Ansari, son of Hashim Ansari who was the main petitioner of Babri mosque demolition case, gestures as he speaks after the verdict by the special CBI court, in Ayodhya.

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Members of the Valmiki community during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was brutally gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), in Mathura.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath interacts with father of the Hathras gang-rape victim through a video call.

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A medic collects a sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, at district hospital in Noida.

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Security personnel check vehicles at DND amid reports of Congress general secretary and Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi going to Hathras to meet the family members of gangrape victim, in Noida.

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Security personnel check vehicles at DND amid reports of Congress general secretary and Uttar Pradesh in-charge Priyanka Gandhi going to Hathras to meet the family members of gangrape victim, in Noida.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Congress workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Members of MMA Jauhar Fans' Association during a protest over the death of a 19-year-old Dalit woman who was brutally gang-raped two weeks ago in Hathras (UP), at Kargil Park in Kanpur.

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Police personnel lathi-charge on Samajwadi Party workers protesting over the death of Hathras gang-rape victim, in Lucknow.

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Enhanced security outside Kashi Vishwanath temple and Gyanvapi mosque after the verdict on Babri mosque demolition case by the special CBI court, in Varanasi.

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Congress Party members stopped by police during their protest march over the death of Hathras gangrape victim, in Varanasi.

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Congress activists hold placards during a protest over a Dalit woman who was gang-raped and murdered in Hathras (UP) recently, in Moradabad.

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Sadhvi Ritambhara, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates as she leaves a court in Lucknow.

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Brij Bhushan Saran Singh, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates outside a court in Lucknow.

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Vimal Kumar Srivastava, defence counsel in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, displays the victory symbol as he leaves a court in Lucknow.

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Former lawmaker from India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Vilas Vedanti, second left, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates with others outside a court in Lucknow.

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Supporters celebrate after a court pronounced its verdict in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque in Lucknow.

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Hindu religious leader Dharam Das, an accused in the 1992 attack and demolition of a 16th century mosque, celebrates outside a court in Lucknow.

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Residents walk past Hanuman Garhi temple, after a special CBI delivered its verdict in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition accused case, in Ayodhya.

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Police personnel stand guard outside the residence of Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust Chairman Nritya Gopal Das, after a special CBI delivered its verdict in the 1992 Babri mosque demolition accused case, in Ayodhya.

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In this file photo, is seen Babri mosque in Ayodhya. All 32 accused in Babri mosque demolition case have been acquitted by the special CBI court after the pronouncement of its judgment in the case.

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Sadhvi Ritambhara, one the accused in Babri mosque demolition case, arrives to appear in the special CBI court during the pronouncement of its judgment in the case, Lucknow.

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Police stand on the Aligarh-Agra highway near the residence of a 19-year-old woman, who was gang-raped two weeks ago, in Hathras district. The Dalit teen died at a hospital in Delhi on Tuesday morning.

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Congress activists protest against the death of Dalit woman in Hathras, who was gang-raped on Sept. 14, near GPO in Lucknow.

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Sardar Sena members take part in a protest march against privatization and new farm laws, in Varanasi.

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Police stop Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party workers who were staging a protest against UP Government over various issues, in Lucknow.

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Aam Aadmi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh addresses a press conference at the party office, in Lucknow.

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Boats anchored along a deserted bank of River Ganga on the World Tourism Day, in Varanasi.

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Congress Party workers during 'Bharat Bandh', a protest against the farm bills passed in Parliament recently, in Varanasi.

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BJP activists celebrate on the occasion of RSS ideologue and Bharatiya Jan Sangh leader Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay's birth anniversary, in Varanasi.

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Farmers stage a protest against the farm bills passed in Parliament recently, at Delhi-Noida border.

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The Bharatiya Kisan Union farmers stage a protest against the farm bills passed in Parliament recently, at Delhi-Noida border.

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Thermal screening of visitors outside Bara Imambara, as the monument reopens after a gap of more than six months owing to coronavirus related lockdown, in Lucknow.

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Family members of Flight Lieutenant Shivangi Singh, the first Rafale woman fighter pilot, celebrate at their residence, in Varanasi.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath meets Bhartiya Kisan Union (BKU) representatives at his official residence, in Lucknow.

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Locals gather near the mangled remains of a helicopter that crashed in UP's Azamgarh district.

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Security personnel patrol the premises of Taj Mahal after it re-opened for public following being shut for over six months, amid the coronavirus pandemic, in Agra. Only 5,000 tourists will be allowed each day at the Taj Mahal - 2,500 before 2 PM and the rest after.

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Samajwadi Party workers stage a protest dharna in Varanasi.

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Devotees offer prayers at Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple, after it re-opened for public during Unlock 4, in Varanasi.

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Samajwadi Party leaders after handing over a memorandum to Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, at Governor House in Lucknow.

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Devotees offer prayers at Ganga ghat on the occasion of Mahalaya, in Varanasi. ‘Mahalaya' is celebrated at the end of 'Pitru Paksha', a 16-day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors.

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BJP workers perform 'Dudh Abhishek' on the bank of Ganga river to celebrate Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 70th birthday, in Varanasi.

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Members of transgender community perform rituals during the ongoing 'Pitru Paksha', at Pishach Mochan in Varanasi.

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A vendor sells colourful face masks along a road during unlock 4.0, in Lucknow.

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BJP National President JP Nadda launches 'Seva Saptah' campaign to mark the 70th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi that falls on September 17, at Chhaprauli Village in Gautam Buddh Nagar district of UP.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leaders and farmers stage a protest against the agriculture ordinances promulgated by the Central government, at UP Gate in Ghaziabad.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leaders and farmers stage a protest against the agriculture ordinances promulgated by the Central government, at UP Gate in Ghaziabad.

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Laborers carry vegetables early morning at a wholesale market in Lucknow.

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A worker carries vegetables on his back early morning at a wholesale market in Lucknow.

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Devotee performs "Pind Daan", rituals for the soul of ancestors at Kudia Ghat, or bathing steps that line along a river, on the banks of Gomti River in Lucknow. Pind Daan rituals are performed to bring peace and salvation to the souls of deceased ancestors.

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Sangeeta Raghav, who scored the second rank in Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) examinations, with her parents at their residence, in Gurugram. The UPPSC Friday declared the final result for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services (PCS) Exam 2018.

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A weaver works on a power loom in Varanasi. Several power loom weavers in Uttar Pradesh have gone on indefinite strike in protest against the new power tariff imposed on them.

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Priests perform rituals for salvation of female fetuses, allegedly killed or aborted in wombs, on the occasion of 'Matri Navami' of 'Pitra Paksha', at Dashaswamedh Ghat in Varanasi.

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A Delhi Metro train of the Magenta Line runs on its track following resumption of services after being closed for over five months due to coronavirus pandemic, in Noida.

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Youth Congress Party activists stage a protest against the increasing unemployment the state government during the Covid-19 pandemic, in Kanpur.

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Delhi Metro trains leave Botanical Garden station following resumption of services on the Blue and Pink Line, after being closed for over five months due to coronavirus pandemic, in Noida.

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An employee sanitize Delhi metro coaches after it completes a round in Vaishali Metro Station, Ghaziabad.

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A commuter sanitises her hands from a handsfree kiosk at Vaishali Metro Station, in Ghaziabad

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A man cleans mud from the stairs at a Ganga ghat after flood water receded, in Varanasi.

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Passengers maintaining physical distance travel in a metro train as Lucknow Metro resumes services after over five months suspension due to COVID-19 outbreak, in Lucknow.

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Monsoon clouds in the sky over the city of Lucknow.

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Police personnel stand outside the sealed residence of Jai Bajpai, aide of slain gangster Vikas Dubey, in connection with the Kanpur encounter case, in Kanpur.

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Child feeding banana to another child in Ghaziabad.

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A flooded bank of Ganga River following heavy rainfall, in Varanasi.

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Boats anchored along a flooded bank of River Ganga following heavy rainfall, in Varanasi.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers stage a protest against the death of a Dalit youth in police custody in UP's Raebareli, in Lucknow.

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Police detain Samajwadi party workers during a protest against holding of NEET and JEE entrance exams, in Lucknow.

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Police baton charge on Samajwadi party workers during a protest against holding of NEET and JEE entrance exams, in Lucknow.

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Police baton charge on Samajwadi party workers during a protest against holding of NEET and JEE entrance exams, in Lucknow.

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Police personnel stand guard at a closed market during the weekend lockdown, in old city area of Lucknow.

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Flooded Ganga Ghat, owing to heavy rainfall, in Varanasi.

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Flooded Ganga Ghat, owing to heavy rainfall, in Varanasi.

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Aam Admi Party (AAP) workers detained during a protest demanding to postpone JEE/NEET entrance exams, in Lucknow.

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Traffic snarl near Dalit Prerna Sthal due to waterlogging on roads following monsoon shower in Noida.

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Union Minister and RPI chief Ramdas Athawale meets the late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh’s father KK Singh and sister Rani Singh in Faridabad.

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Police baton charge Samajwadi Party workers during a protest against Centre's decision to hold NEET, JEE exams amid the coronavirus pandemic, outside Raj Bhawan in Lucknow.

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UP CM Yogi Adityanath during an aerial survey of the flood affected areas of Gonda district.

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Authorities demolish an illegal building allegedly belonging to gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari, during an encroachment drive, in Lucknow.

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People visit a weekly market, during unlock 3.0, in Ghaziabad.

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A temple submerged in flooded Ganga river following heavy rainfall, at Manikarnika Ghat in Varanasi.

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UP Minister Anand Swarup Shukla during his visit to district hospital after killing of TV journalist Ratan Singh, in Balia district.

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Police outside the mortuary at the district hospital after killing of TV journalist Ratan Singh, in Balia district. Singh was allegedly shot dead in the Phephna area, late Monday night.

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Devotees immerse an idol of Lord Ganesh in the Gomti river, during Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations, in Lucknow.

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A view of flooded Ganga ghats following heavy rainfall in Varanasi.

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In this image, incriminating materials including explosives recovered from alleged ISIS operative Abu Yusuf's residence, in Balrampur. Abu Yusuf was arrested yesterday in Delhi.

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In this image, incriminating materials including explosives recovered from alleged ISIS operative Abu Yusuf's residence, in Balrampur. Abu Yusuf was arrested yesterday in Delhi.

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Mahant Divya Giri along with devotees offers prayers on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi festival, at Mankameshwar temple in Lucknow.

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Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan being explained through a dummy about the functioning of a newly inaugurated hospital constructed for Corps personnel and their families at 8th Bn Corps NDRF at Kamla Nehru Nagar, in Ghaziabad.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks at Legislative Assembly during the three-day monsoon session, in Lucknow.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath speaks at Legislative Assembly during the three-day monsoon session, in Lucknow.

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Congress legislators stage a protest against the law and order situation in UP, before the beginning of State Assembly session, at Vidhan Bhavan in Lucknow.

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Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh addresses a press conference, in Lucknow.

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Security personnel stand guard outside Vidhan Bhavan during the three-day monsoon session, in Lucknow.

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Samajwadi Party leaders stage a protest against the state government on the first day of UP Assembly session, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, in Lucknow.

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A health worker collects swab sample of BJP MLA Suresh Chandra Tiwari for Covid-19 test, before attending the Vidhan Sabha session, in Lucknow.

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Sanitation workers stage a protest dharna outside the Noida Authority office to press for their various demands, in Noida.

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