Rajnath Singh with Nitish Kumar on an aerial survey in Patna, Bihar on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a conference on National Panchayati Raj Day 2015 in New Delhi on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

This screen grab taken from a video released on Friday by the Italian police shows. (Photo: AFP)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. (Photo: PTI)

Separatist Leader Masarat Alam. (Photo: PTI/File)

Combo- Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia looking at a farmer who attempted suicide. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hand with Attorney General of India Mukul Rohatgi. (Photo: PTI)

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi at Lincholi near Gaurikund on his way Kedarnath. (Photo: PTI)


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Earlier this month it was announced that Amaravati will be the new capital of what some have disparagingly called, “the rump state of Andhra Pradesh”. This will not be just any old capital city.