Roads bear a deserted look as the Telangana Government begin the 'Intensive household survey' a day early in Hyderabad -PTI

Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani at the Pakistan high commission in New Delhi on Tuesday. -Pritam Bandyopadhyay

PM Narendra Modi is received by Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda at Kaithal on Tuesday. — PTI

Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan addresses the house during the budget session in New Delhi on Wednesday. -PTI

Court orders Irom Sharmila freed from jail after 14 years

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Prime Minister Narendra Mod addressing at the foundation stone laying function -PTI

Samajwadi Party President Mulayam Singh Yadav exchanges greetings with party's expelled leader Amar Singh -PTI


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A political party which seeks a text book start often remains superficial, pretending that the preamble or the introduction remains the real thing. For a party that created a great propaganda machine to devastate the Congress during the election, the Bharatiya Janata Party regime has little to say.

The Narendra Modi government approaching the 100-day mark demands an assessment of its performance. A national television channel even arranged, more a boxing match than a debate, a programme on whether Mr Modi’s foreign policy is continuity or radical change.