Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi and senior leader Ghulam Nabi Azad during a party programme in Lucknow. (Photo: PTI)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh (Photo: PTI)

Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (Photo: AP)

Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Women shout slogans during a protest in Srinagar. (Photo: PTI)

Union home minister Rajnath Singh speaks during the Monsoon Session in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar speaks in the Rajya Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Expelled BJP leader Dayashankar Singh after being arrested in Buxar, Bihar. (Photo: PTI)

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