Congress President Sonia Gandhi, party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and party leaders shout slogans near Gandhi Statue. PTI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shaking hands with the Chairman of NSCN (IM) Isak Chishi Swu, at the signing ceremony. (Photo: PTI)

Congress President Sonia Gandhi along with party Vice President Rahul Gandhi and other members protest at the parliament. -PTI

A girl leaves after attending school in Dimapur, Nagaland, on Tuesday. (Photo: AP)

A villager shows parts of a mortar shell allegedly fired from the Pakistan side at Raipur Sazdian village. (Photo: PTI)

RBI Governor, Raghuram Rajan during a press conference. (Photo: PTI)

PM Modi with NSCN (IM)General Secretary Thuingaleng Muivah at the signing ceremony of historic peace accord. (Photo: PTI)

TMC members protest demanding withdrawal of the controversial land acquisition bill during Monsoon session at Parliament. -PTI

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