Security personnel try to stop Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti protesters inside the Assam Assembly in Guwahati on Wednesday. — PT

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Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit at a press conference in New Delhi on Wednesday. — Bunny Smith

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Roads bear a deserted look as the Telangana Government begin the 'Intensive household survey' a day early in Hyderabad -PTI

Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at the Pakistan high commission in New Delhi on Tuesday. -Pritam Bandyopadhyay

PM Narendra Modi is received by Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda at Kaithal on Tuesday. — PTI

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan addresses the house during the budget session in New Delhi on Wednesday. -PTI

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Engaging-with-Pakistan has been one of Delhi’s big growth industries over the past 15 years. Apart from domestic investment (both from the public and private sectors), it has attracted generous quantities of foreign direct investment, despite not having much to show by way of tangible returns.

There is a slow but systematic attempt to change India’s name from Bharat to Hindustan — playing up the word “Hindu” in Hindustan and trying to repackage it as the abode of the Hindus. B.R. Ambedkar and his team that drafted the Constitution of India consciously avoided the term “Hindustan” as they could foresee its implications in a land that takes pride in its diversity.