PM Narendra Modi arrives at Frankfurt on a stopover during his return journey from the US on Wednesday. — PTI

Policemen and workers try to rescue passengers from a damaged train coach after Krishak Express rammed into Barauni Express — AP

J. Jayalalithaa to stay in jail till October 6

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. AP

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in Mumbai on Tuesday. — PTI

The Prime Minister signs autographs for children in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Washington DC on Tuesday. — PTI

O. Panneerselvam after taking the oath as CM of Tamil Nadu on Monday. — PTI

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