GST roll-out to presidential nominations: India this week in pictures

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A Hindu devotee shows his painted back with a message reading ‘GST (Global Service Tax) - A new boon or a lasting burden?’ ahead of the roll-out of the new tax in India, during the annual Rath Yatra or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

A Hindu devotee shows his painted back with a message reading ‘GST (Global Service Tax) - A new boon or a lasting burden?’ ahead of the roll-out of the new tax in India, during the annual Rath Yatra or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

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President Donald Trump embraces Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter’s visit, at the White House in Washington D.C, United States. (Doug Mills / NYT)

President Donald Trump embraces Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the latter’s visit, at the White House in Washington D.C, United States. (Doug Mills / NYT)

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Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India. (Manish Swarup / AP)

Muslims offer Eid al-Fitr prayers at the Jama Masjid in New Delhi, India. (Manish Swarup / AP)

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Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi holds a placard high during a protest against a spate of violent attacks across the country targeting the country's Muslim minority, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP)

Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi holds a placard high during a protest against a spate of violent attacks across the country targeting the country's Muslim minority, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Rafiq Maqbool / AP)

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54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner Manushi Chhillar (C), first runner-up Sana Dua (R) and the second runner-up Priyanka Kumari (L) during the fbb femina Miss India 2017 in Mumbai. (IANS)

54th Femina Miss India World 2017 winner Manushi Chhillar (C), first runner-up Sana Dua (R) and the second runner-up Priyanka Kumari (L) during the fbb femina Miss India 2017 in Mumbai. (IANS)

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India's bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar (L), celebrates with team captain Virat Kohli (C) after the dismissal of West Indies' Jason Mohammed during the second ODI cricket match at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. (Rishikesh Choudhary / AP)

India's bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar (L), celebrates with team captain Virat Kohli (C) after the dismissal of West Indies' Jason Mohammed during the second ODI cricket match at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. (Rishikesh Choudhary / AP)

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Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar along with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other party leaders arrive at Parliament House as Meira Kumar files her nomination papers in New Delhi, India. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo)

Opposition presidential candidate Meira Kumar along with Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, former prime minister Manmohan Singh and other party leaders arrive at Parliament House as Meira Kumar files her nomination papers in New Delhi, India. (Ajay Aggarwal / HT Photo)

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Youngster enjoy the overflowed Powai Lake after heavy rains in Mumbai, India. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

Youngster enjoy the overflowed Powai Lake after heavy rains in Mumbai, India. (Satish Bate / HT Photo)

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43 McDonald's outlets shut down in New Delhi, India. (Ravi Choudhary / HT Photo)

43 McDonald's outlets shut down in New Delhi, India. (Ravi Choudhary / HT Photo)

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Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari seen with national level shooter Ayisha Falaq at his residence in New Delhi. Ayisha fired her licensed .32 bore pistol at the kidnappers in self-defence and saved a relative’s life. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari seen with national level shooter Ayisha Falaq at his residence in New Delhi. Ayisha fired her licensed .32 bore pistol at the kidnappers in self-defence and saved a relative’s life. (Vipin Kumar / HT Photo)

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A worker paints empty barrels loaded onto a truck at a roadside in Kochi, Kerala. (Sivaram V. / Reuters)

A worker paints empty barrels loaded onto a truck at a roadside in Kochi, Kerala. (Sivaram V. / Reuters)

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Kashmiri protestors clash with police and paramilitary soldiers after Eid ul-Fitr prayers at Eidgah, in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

Kashmiri protestors clash with police and paramilitary soldiers after Eid ul-Fitr prayers at Eidgah, in Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Indian prime minister Narendra Modi tries his hands at the spinning wheel during his visit to Gandhi Ashram or Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. (Ajit Solanki / AP)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi tries his hands at the spinning wheel during his visit to Gandhi Ashram or Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmadabad, Gujarat. (Ajit Solanki / AP)

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BJP President Manoj Tiwari participates in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra at Hauz Khas in New Delhi, India. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

BJP President Manoj Tiwari participates in Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra at Hauz Khas in New Delhi, India. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

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Officials check the damaged gondola in which four tourists, including two children as well as three locals died when a cable car came crashing down after being hit by an uprooted tree after strong winds at Gulmarg tourist resort in Jammu & Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

Officials check the damaged gondola in which four tourists, including two children as well as three locals died when a cable car came crashing down after being hit by an uprooted tree after strong winds at Gulmarg tourist resort in Jammu & Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Buses covered with plastic covers to avoid damage during the a pre-monsoon shower at Indraprastha Bus Depot in New Delhi, India. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

Buses covered with plastic covers to avoid damage during the a pre-monsoon shower at Indraprastha Bus Depot in New Delhi, India. (Arun Sharma / HT Photo)

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Devotees of Lord Krishna take out a procession of Lord Jagannath Rathyatra, chanting Hare Krishna Maha Mantra, in Noida, India. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

Devotees of Lord Krishna take out a procession of Lord Jagannath Rathyatra, chanting Hare Krishna Maha Mantra, in Noida, India. (Sunil Ghosh / HT Photo)

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500 Variety of mangoes are displayed at the 29th Mango Festival at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri in New Delhi, India. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

500 Variety of mangoes are displayed at the 29th Mango Festival at Dilli Haat, Janak Puri in New Delhi, India. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)

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A security guard sits in shop giving discounts ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu . (Arun Sankar /AFP)

A security guard sits in shop giving discounts ahead of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu . (Arun Sankar /AFP)

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Police forces deployed after communal tension at Manuwa village after a man identified as Alimuddin was lynched by a mob for allegedly transporting beef in his van in Manuwa village, Ramgarh, Jharkhand. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)

Police forces deployed after communal tension at Manuwa village after a man identified as Alimuddin was lynched by a mob for allegedly transporting beef in his van in Manuwa village, Ramgarh, Jharkhand. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)

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A man dances, balancing on his head a decorated pot filled with cooked rice as an offering to goddess Kali, at the Golconda Fort during the Bonalu festival in Hyderabad, Telangana. Bonalu is a month-long Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region dedicated to Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction. (Mahesh Kumar A. / AP)

A man dances, balancing on his head a decorated pot filled with cooked rice as an offering to goddess Kali, at the Golconda Fort during the Bonalu festival in Hyderabad, Telangana. Bonalu is a month-long Hindu folk festival of the Telangana region dedicated to Kali, the Hindu goddess of destruction. (Mahesh Kumar A. / AP)

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Indrani Mukerjea, accused in Sheena Bora case was brought at JJ Hospital for a medical check up and lodged in the same prison, a day after inmate Manjula Shette allegedly died due to custodial torture in Byculla prison in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

Indrani Mukerjea, accused in Sheena Bora case was brought at JJ Hospital for a medical check up and lodged in the same prison, a day after inmate Manjula Shette allegedly died due to custodial torture in Byculla prison in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Bhushan Koyande / HT Photo)

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An elephant is chained as he is transferred on a truck for the annual temple festival in Kochi, Kerala. (Sivaram V. / Reuters)

An elephant is chained as he is transferred on a truck for the annual temple festival in Kochi, Kerala. (Sivaram V. / Reuters)

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People drenched in waves hitting the shore during high tide at the Arabian Sea promenade, Worli Seaface in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Kunal Patil / HT Photo)

People drenched in waves hitting the shore during high tide at the Arabian Sea promenade, Worli Seaface in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Kunal Patil / HT Photo)

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Mariyam Khatoon (C), widow of Alimuddin is surrounded by villagers demanding justice after Alimuddin was lynched by a mob for allegedly carrying beef in his van at Manuwa village in Ramgarh, Jharkhand. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)

Mariyam Khatoon (C), widow of Alimuddin is surrounded by villagers demanding justice after Alimuddin was lynched by a mob for allegedly carrying beef in his van at Manuwa village in Ramgarh, Jharkhand. (Parwaz Khan / HT Photo)

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Hindu devotees pull the ‘Rath’ or the chariot of Lord Jagannath, during the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

Hindu devotees pull the ‘Rath’ or the chariot of Lord Jagannath, during the annual Rath Yatra, or chariot procession, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (Amit Dave / Reuters)

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Two wheels of the Hazrat Nizamuddin- Earnakulam Mangala Lakshdweep Express derailed at Kalyan junction affecting CR rail services in Kalyan, Maharashtra. (Rishikesh Choudhary / HT Photo)

Two wheels of the Hazrat Nizamuddin- Earnakulam Mangala Lakshdweep Express derailed at Kalyan junction affecting CR rail services in Kalyan, Maharashtra. (Rishikesh Choudhary / HT Photo)

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