President Pranab Mukhrjee shakes hands with German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a meeting at Rashtrapati Bhavan. -PTI

TMC workers gather to protest against the alleged violence by Opposition parties during civic elections. - Abhijit Mukherjee

The grieving relatives of Jai Prakash, who was found dead on Tuesday in mysterious conditions at Bishada village. (Photo: PTI)

Jawaharlal Nehru's niece and writer Nayantara Sahgal.

PM Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel receive the logo of Mr Modi's pet project, “Make in India”. (Photo: AFP)

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal pays tributes at Rajghat, the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi. (Photo: PTI)

Narendra Modi greets Angela Merkel on the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. (Photo: Sondeep Shankar)

BJP MLA Sangeet Som addresses residents of a village in Dadri district. (Photo: PTI)


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