Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamim Kausar at a conference in Thane on Thursday. (Photo: Deepak Kurkunde)

Public prosecutor Ujjwal Nikam speaks to the media in Mumbai on Thursday. (Photo: PTI)

D.G.Vanzara who is on bail in Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case addresses a press conference in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar pay homage to Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad in Brar square, New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Lance Naik Hanumanthappa Koppad's family members at Brar square in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses a press conference at old secretariat in Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan addresses during the CII's 1st Banking Summit in Mumbai. (Photo: PTI)

Mortal remains of Lance Naik Hanamanthappa were brought to Brar Square, Delhi as nation paid tributes. (Photo: Twitter)


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