A Forest official tranquilising an elephant which went on a rampage in a market area of Siliguri on Wednesday. (Photo: PTI)

Amit Shah after being felicitated with traditional Assamese “Japi” and “Gamocha” during party workers rally in Nagaon. --PTI

Reacting to the report of accusing him of an involvement in match-fixing MS Dhoni has sent a legal notice to the accusers. -PTI

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's mother and wife at their home in Betadoor village in Hubli. (Photo: PTI)

Smoke is seen billowing out of the ground and first floor of the Taj Hotel in south Mumbai. (Photo: PTI/File)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh and head of the medical team. (Photo: PTI)

BJP National President Amit Shah is welcomed on his arrival for the inauguration of Shri Priya Kantju Temple. (Photo: PTI)

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewing coastal security arrangements on a police boat in Diu. (Photo: PTI)


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