Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray meeting with Sena activists who thrown ink on ORF chairman Sudheendra Kulkarni in Mumbai. -PTI

Former foreign minister of Pakistan Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri presents his book to bollywood veteran actor Dilip Kumar. -PTI

A BJP supporter wearing Modi"s ask greeting people during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sips water while addressing an election rally in Jehanabad. (Photo: PTI)

Suspended IPS officer Amitabh Thakur (right), who lodged an FIR against SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav. (Photo: PTI)

Farmers resting under tents on rail tracks at Muchhal village near Amrisar on the fourth day of their rail roko. (Photo: PTI)

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar addresses the media at JD(U) party office in Patna. (Photo: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing an election rally in Jehanabad on Monday. (Photo: PTI/File)


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