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An official uses a thermal screening device on an advocate in the wake of deadly of coronavirus pandemic, at Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya rape and murder case victim's mother and father flash the victory sigh while speaking to media personnel outside Supreme Court in New Delhi. The SC rejected the plea of Mukesh Singh, one of the four death-row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, seeking restoration of all his legal remedies alleging that his earlier lawyers misled him.

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Members of Delhi Government Health Department use screening devices on visitors in the wake of deadly coronavirus, at the entrance of Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya's parents along with Advocate Jitendra Kumar Jha leave from Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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BJP MP and noted lawyer Meenakshi Lekhi flashes victory sign along with some of the Short Service Commission women officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court on Monday ruled that women officers should get Permanent Commission (PC) in the Army.

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Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad with his supporters during a protest march against the Supreme Court's ruling that state governments are not bound to provide reservation in promotions in public services, in New Delhi.

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Bhim Army chief Chandra Shekhar Aazad supporters during a protest march against the Supreme Court's ruling that state governments are not bound to provide reservation in promotions in public services, in New Delhi.

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Media personnel outside the Supreme Court during a hearing on the petitions seeking removal of anti-CAA protesters from Shaheen Bagh, in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya rape and murder case victim's mother reacts outside the Supreme Court of India, in New Delhi. The apex court on Friday dismissed the plea filed by one of the four death row convicts in the case, Pawan Gupta, seeking review of its order rejecting his juvenility claim.

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Nirbhaya rape and murder case victim's father (2nd) and mother (2nd L) react the Supreme Court of India, in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya's mother Asha Devi at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court today questioned one of the four death row convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, as to how he can allege 'non application of mind' by the President in rejecting his mercy petition.

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Indian Union Muslim League leader P.K.Kunhalikutty, center, one of the petitioners, speaks to media on the lawns of India's Supreme Court after the top court started hearing dozens of petitions that seek revocation of a new citizenship law amendment in New Delhi. The new law had led to nationwide demonstrations and a violent security backlash resulting in the death of more than 20 people.

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Nirbhaya case victim's mother flashes the victory sign after Supreme Court dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya case victim's mother and Advocate Seema Kushwaha speak to media after Supreme Court dismissed the curative petitions filed by two of the four death row convicts in the 2012 Nirbhaya gangrape and murder case, in New Delhi.

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Supreme Court advocate Vrinda Grover speaks to media personnel after the apex court's verdict on Jammu and Kashmir issue, in New Delhi. The Court asked the Jammu and Kashmir administration to review within a week all orders imposing curbs in the union territory and said that internet access is a fundamental right under Article 19 of the Constitution.

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Former Assam state chief minister Tarun Gogoi, center, one of the petitioner who challenged the Citizenship law, leaves the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Nirbhaya rape case victim's parents show the victory sign as they arrive at the Patiala House Court, in New Delhi.

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Asha Devi, mother of the victim of the fatal 2012 gang rape on a moving bus, displays the victory sign, with her husband Badrinath walking beside her as they leave Supreme Court in New Delhi. Supreme Court rejected the final appeal of one of the four men sentenced to death for the 2012 fatal gang rape of a woman on a moving bus in New Delhi, paving the way for the four to be hanged.

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Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) petitioners from Assam at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. A Bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice BR Gavai and Justice Surya Kant refuses to stay the implementation of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019. Supreme Court says it will hear the pleas in January.

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Advocate Prashant Bhushan speaks to the media persons regarding his petition on the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The petitioner claimed that the amended Act was violative of rights to equality, non-discrimination on the basis of religion, life and liberty, besides being contrary to international law.

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AP Singh, advocate for Nirbhaya case convicts, talks to the media outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The apex court heard the review petition filed by the Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the four convicts who are on death row in the case, at the last attemp to escape the gallows.

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Advocate Mehmood Pracha speaks to media outside the Supreme Court after a hearing on a plea seeking SIT probe into the violence during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), in New Delhi. The apex court directed high courts should be approached first on pleas alleging police atrocities on persons protesting against the amended Citizenship Act.

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Supreme Court advocate Alakh Alok Srivastava speaks to media after filing a complaint with Delhi Police seeking registration of FIR against Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, outside Supreme Court in New Delhi. Sisodia had alleged in a series of tweets that Delhi Police on Sunday set DTC buses on fire.

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Senior Congress leader Abhishek Singhvi arrives to address the media after Congress leader Chidambaram's plea seeking bail in the INX money-laundering case was granted by Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid flashes the victory sign after Congress leader Chidambaram's plea seeking bail in the INX money-laundering case was granted by Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The apex court said Chidambaram would not leave the country without prior permission of the court nor try to influence the witnesses or tamper with evidence.

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Congress leader Karti Chidambaram at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Prithviraj Chavan, Abhishek Singhvi, KC Venugopal, Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar and others display victory sign at the Supreme Court of India during a media interaction, in New Delhi.

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Shiv Sena MP Gajanan Kirtikar shows a victory sign at the Supreme Court of India, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Prithviraj Chavan displays a victory sign at the Supreme Court of India during a media interaction, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ordered a floor test on November 27 to determine the strength of the BJP-led Maharashtra government, which an opposition alliance says does not command majority support.

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

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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 Randeep Surjewala and Prithviraj Chavan address the media at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan and Abhishek Manu Singhvi at Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala and Prithviraj Chavan at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court is hearing a joint plea of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress today against the decision of Maharashtra Governor, inviting BJP to form the government.

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Senior Congress leaders Randeep Surjewala, Prithviraj Chavan and Abhishek Manu Singhvi at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court is hearing a joint plea of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress today against the decision of Maharashtra Governor, inviting BJP to form the government.

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Senior Congress leader Prithviraj Chavan at Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court is hearing a joint plea of Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) and Congress today against the decision of Maharashtra Governor, inviting BJP to form the government.

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Advocate Sunil Fadnavis at Supreme Court on the issue of Maharashtra government formation, in New Delhi. The Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress moved the Supreme Court after Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as Maharashtra CM for the second term with help from NCP leader Ajit Pawar

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Congress leader Randeep Surjewala with Senior advocate Devadatt Kamat speaks to media at Supreme Court on the issue of Maharashtra government formation, in New Delhi. The Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Party and Congress moved the Supreme Court after Devendra Fadnavis was sworn-in as Maharashtra CM for the second term with help from NCP leader Ajit Pawar

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All India Muslim Personal Law Board senior member MP Asaduddin Owaisi after the meeting of board's working committee on the Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya dispute, in Lucknow. AIMPLB will file review petition against Supreme Court verdict on Ayodhya issue and said it was against accepting the five-acre alternative land given for a mosque.

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi with CJI-designate Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde during his farewell function at the Supreme Court in New Delhi

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Outgoing Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi being presented a memento by CJI-designate Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde and other dignitaries during his farewell function at the Supreme Court in New Delhi

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CJI-designate Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde leaves the Supreme Court after the farewell function of Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi in New Delhi

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Senior Congress leader and advocate Abhishek Manu Singhvi addresses a press conference at Supreme Court during the verdict in the Sabarimala case, in New Delhi. The SC today said restrictions on women in religious places was not limited to Sabarimala alone and was prevalent in other religions as well as it referred all review pleas to a larger seven-judge bench.

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Senior advocate Rajeev Dhavan, representing the Muslim parties, comes out after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya case, in New Delhi.

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Hindu Mahasabha's advocate Varun Kumar Sinha being offered sweets after as he comes out of the Supreme Court after the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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People wave a flag that reads 'Glory to lord Rama' as they celebrate the verdict outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi. Supreme court has ruled for a disputed temple-mosque land for Hindus with alternate land to Muslims.

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People belonging to Hindu and Muslim faiths celebrate the Ayodhya case, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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People belonging to Hindu and Muslim faiths celebrate the Ayodhya case, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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People belonging to Hindu and Muslim faiths celebrate the Ayodhya case, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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People belonging to Hindu and Muslim faiths celebrate the Ayodhya case, outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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People celebrate the Ayodhya case verdict outside the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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A sadhu flashes the victory sign at the Supreme Court complex after the pronouncement of the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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Mahant Dharam Das of the Nirwani Akhara along with advocates react as they come out after the Supreme Court verdict on the Ayodhya case, in New Delhi.

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All India Hindu Mahasabha leader Swami Chakrapani Maharaj reacts as he talks to the media at the Supreme Court after a hearing of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India (CJI) designate Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde arrives at the Supreme Court premises for the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi arrives at the Supreme Court premises for the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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Hindu Mahasabha's advocate Varun Kumar Sinha arrives at the Supreme Court premises for the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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Mahant Dharam Das of the Nirwani Akhara talks to the media as he arrives at the Supreme Court for the Ayodhya case verdict, in New Delhi.

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A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The Supreme Court is scheduled to pronounce on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 its verdict in the politically sensitive case of Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute in Ayodhya.

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Advocate Shashank Mishra (L) after Supreme Court's hearing on PMC bank case, in New Delhi. The Supreme court on refused to entertain a plea filed on behalf of scam-hit PMC Bank account holders seeking lifting of restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India on cash withdrawals.

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Police check the identity of commuters at Aarey Colony, Mumbai. Supreme Court has ordered the government of the state of Maharashtra to stop tree-felling after protesters swarmed the area. The court order on Monday stalls tree-cutting at least until another hearing October 21.

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A view of a construction site of a metro train parking shed at Aarey Colony, Mumbai. Supreme Court has ordered the government of the state of Maharashtra to stop tree-felling after protesters swarmed the area. The court order on Monday stalls tree-cutting at least until another hearing October 21.

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A man cuts a tree branch at the construction site of a metro train parking shed at Aarey Colony, Mumbai. Supreme Court has ordered the government of the state of Maharashtra to stop tree-felling after protesters swarmed the area. The court order on Monday stalls tree-cutting at least until another hearing October 21.

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Police personnel check commuters for identification cards before being allowed to enter Aarey colony, in Mumbai. The Supreme Court on Monday restrained authorities from cutting any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey colony for a Metro car shed before further hearing on Oct. 21.

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Senior advocate Nishant R Katneshwarkar (L) who is appearing for Maharashtra government, arrives to address media persons after Supreme Court (SC) restrained authorities from cutting any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey to set up a Metro car shed, at SC in New Delhi.

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Law student and Aarey forest case petitioner Rishabh Ranjan at Supreme Court in New Delhi. The Supreme Court today restrained authorities from cutting any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey to set up a Metro car shed.

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Senior advocate Sanjay Hegde and Aarey forest case petitioner Rishabh Ranjan at Supreme Court in New Delhi. The Supreme Court today restrained authorities from cutting any more trees in Mumbai's Aarey to set up a Metro car shed.

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Senior advocate Sanjay Hegde, appearing for law students, speaks to media persons after Supreme Court (SC) restrained authorities from cutting anymore trees in Mumbai's Aarey to set up a Metro car shed, at SC in New Delhi. Petitioner Rishabh Ranjan is also seen.

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A view of the Supreme Court in New Delhi. The Supreme Court said parties to the Ram-Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid land dispute case can amicably resolve the matter through mediation if they want to and that it wants day-to-day hearings in the case to be concluded by October 18.

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In this panorama digitally stitched from two images is seen a view of the new building of the Supreme Court, inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates the new Supreme Court building, in New Delhi.

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Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi, who is representing Karnataka rebel MLAs, speaks to media personnel after a hearing on Karnataka issue, outside Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi speaks to media personnel on Karnataka issue, outside Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ordered that the 10 rebel Congress-Janata Dal Secular lawmakers who weren’t getting an early appointment with Karnataka Assembly speaker KR Ramesh Kumar should meet him at 6 pm in his office.

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Jagisha Arora, wife of journalist Prashant Kanojia, seen outside the Supreme Court, in New Delhi. The Supreme Court ordered the immediate release of journalist Prashant Kanojia, who was arrested for allegedly making objectionable comments against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media, saying fundamental right to liberty is 'sacrosanct' and 'non-negotiable'.

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Protesters decry the clean chit given to Gogoi

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BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi comes out of the Supreme Court after a hearing on a contempt petition filed by her over Congress President Rahul Gandhi's remarks after Rafale verdict, in New Delhi

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Former union minister and one of the review petitioners in the Rafale case, Arun Shourie, leaves after the Supreme Court's hearing on Rafale review petition, in New Delhi.

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Chief Secretary of Assam Alok Kumar leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on the Assam NRC case, in New Delhi.

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Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM) member Pandit Nand Kishore Mishra and Nirmohi Akhara's Sitaram Das at the Supreme Court after a hearing of the Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, in New Delhi.

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All India Hindu Mahasabha leader Swami Chakrapani Maharaj reacts as he talks to the media at the Supreme Court after a hearing of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, in New Delhi.

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Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy talks to the media at the Supreme Court after a hearing of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, in New Delhi.

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All India Hindu Mahasabha leader Swami Chakrapani Maharaj talks to the media at the Supreme Court after a hearing of the Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case, in New Delhi.

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Reliance Communication Ltd. Chairman Anil Ambani leaves after appearing in the Supreme Court in connection with a contempt petition filed by Ericsson India against him over non-payment of dues, in New Delhi.

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Senior lawyer and BJP Spokesperson Nalin Kohli speaks to the media persons after Supreme Court ordered Kolkata police commissioner Rajeev Kumar to cooperate with the CBI in the Saradha chit fund case, in New Delhi.

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Members of various Hindu groups stage a protest in support of Ram Temple, near Supreme Court in New Delhi.

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Hindu Mahasabha leader Nand Kishore Mishra flashes victory sign against the backdrop of Supreme Court after a hearing on Ram Janmabhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute title case, in New Delhi. SC said that an appropriate bench constituted by it will pass an order on January 10 for fixing the date of hearing.

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Akali Dal MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa, Advocate H S Phulka, former AAP MLA Jarnail Singh and others react after the Delhi High Court convicted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for criminal conspiracy, promoting enmity, acts against communal harmony in the1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment, in New Delhi.

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Noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan come out after the Supreme Court's verdict on Rafale issue, in New Delhi.

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Lawyer and BJP spokesperson Nalin Kohli reacts before the media after the Supreme Court's verdict on Rafale issue, in New Delhi.

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Justice Kurian Joseph being presented a memento by the members of Bar Council as Chief Justice of India Justice Ranjan Gogoi (L) looks on, during Justice Joseph's farewell function at the Supreme Court, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari reacts while talking to the media at the Supreme Court after he was acquitted in a sealing case, in New Delhi.

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Delhi BJP President Manoj Tiwari reacts shows the victory sign after he was acquitted the Supreme Court in a sealing case, in New Delhi. Tiwari had broken the lock of a house sealed by the East Delhi Municipal Corporation in northeast Delhi’s Gokulpur.

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Apurva Chandra (R), Director General (Acquisition) of the Ministry of Defence, along with IAF officials leaves the Supreme Court after a hearing on Rafale Deal, in New Delhi.

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Deputy Chief of Air Staff Air Marshal V R Chaudhari with Air Marshal Anil Khosla (R) leave the Supreme Court after a hearing on Rafale Deal, in New Delhi.

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IAF officials arrive at the Supreme Court for a hearing on Rafale deal, in New Delhi.

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Senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan with former union minister Arun Shourie at the Supreme Court during a hearing on Rafale deal, in New Delhi.

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