PM Narendra Modi is welcomed by Delhi BJP president Satish Upadhyay at Air Force Station Palam, New Delhi. --PTI

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi interacts with farmers outside his residence in New Delhi on Saturday. ----Biplab Banerjee

A poster of mega-hit film Sholay

Swami Agnivesh and Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front chairman Yasin Malik on a 30-hour hungerstrike in Srinagar. (Photo: AP)

A policeman throws back a stone as clashes erupt between stone-pelting youth and the police in Srinagar. (Photo: H.U. Naqash)

Narendra Modi and Stephen Harper during their visit to Gurdwara Khalsa Diwan in Vancouver. (Photo: PTI)

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, at a protest rally in Srinagar on Friday against the recent killing of a 24-year-old student.

Supporters of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi celebrate after he returned from his 56-day long break. (Photo: PTI)


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