India: Today’s news in pictures

UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 05:07 PM IST
The Centre made a renewed pitch in the Supreme Court on Thursday to persuade the judges to remove the secret Rafale papers from the review petition, arguing that this could be done under the reasonable restriction law under the Constitution and RTI. The top court later reserved its order on the government request claiming privilege on use of documents classified as secret. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT File)
Congress President Rahul Gandhi is felicitated during an event to address ‘fishermen’s parliament’, at Triprayar in Thrissur. Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Modi saying he was scared of Chinese President Xi Jinping. He said the prime minister “swings” with the Chinese president in his home state Gujarat but maintains silence after China blocks UNSC resolution against Masood Azhar. (PTI)
The hearing in the National Investigating Agency (NIA) court in the Samjhauta Express blast case could not take place as the lawyers were on strike. The case was adjourned to Monday, NIA officials said. (Satish Kaushik / PTI File)
Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks to media during a press conference at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi. Prasad cited a 2004-article published in The Hindu to claim that Nehru had declined a US offer to take a permanent seat on the UNSC. The Union minister also quoted senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to state that Nehru suggested the name of China for the UNSC seat then held by Taiwan. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)
On Thursday, China said it put a technical hold on the fresh move to list Masood Azhar as a global terrorist as it needed more time to “study” the matter but added that it was “sincere” about building better ties with India. “China will continue to adopt a constructive and responsible attitude and communicate and coordinate with all sides relevant to properly handle this issue,” foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said. (AP / PTI File)
Indian and Pakistani officials seen during a meeting held in relation with the construction of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor that will connect pilgrims to the Gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib, at Attari-Wagha Border, in Attari. The Indian delegation was led by SCL Das, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Pakistan delegation was led by Dr. Mohammad Faisal, DG (SA & SAARC) of Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (PTI)
On Thursday, TMC leader and four-time legislator from West Bengal Arjun Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party. “Earlier the TMC used to stand for Maa, Mati, Manush, now it is only money, money and money,” Singh said attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

The Centre made a renewed pitch in the Supreme Court on Thursday to persuade the judges to remove the secret Rafale papers from the review petition, arguing that this could be done under the reasonable restriction law under the Constitution and RTI. The top court later reserved its order on the government request claiming privilege on use of documents classified as secret. (Biplov Bhuyan / HT File)

Congress President Rahul Gandhi is felicitated during an event to address ‘fishermen’s parliament’, at Triprayar in Thrissur. Gandhi hit out at Prime Minister Modi saying he was scared of Chinese President Xi Jinping. He said the prime minister “swings” with the Chinese president in his home state Gujarat but maintains silence after China blocks UNSC resolution against Masood Azhar. (PTI)

The hearing in the National Investigating Agency (NIA) court in the Samjhauta Express blast case could not take place as the lawyers were on strike. The case was adjourned to Monday, NIA officials said. (Satish Kaushik / PTI File)

Bharatiya Janata Party senior leader Ravi Shankar Prasad speaks to media during a press conference at BJP headquarters, in New Delhi. Prasad cited a 2004-article published in The Hindu to claim that Nehru had declined a US offer to take a permanent seat on the UNSC. The Union minister also quoted senior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor to state that Nehru suggested the name of China for the UNSC seat then held by Taiwan. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

On Thursday, China said it put a technical hold on the fresh move to list Masood Azhar as a global terrorist as it needed more time to “study” the matter but added that it was “sincere” about building better ties with India. “China will continue to adopt a constructive and responsible attitude and communicate and coordinate with all sides relevant to properly handle this issue,” foreign ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said. (AP / PTI File)

Indian and Pakistani officials seen during a meeting held in relation with the construction of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor that will connect pilgrims to the Gurdwara in Kartarpur Sahib, at Attari-Wagha Border, in Attari. The Indian delegation was led by SCL Das, Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Pakistan delegation was led by Dr. Mohammad Faisal, DG (SA & SAARC) of Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (PTI)

On Thursday, TMC leader and four-time legislator from West Bengal Arjun Singh joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) party. “Earlier the TMC used to stand for Maa, Mati, Manush, now it is only money, money and money,” Singh said attacking West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. (Sonu Mehta / HT Photo)

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India news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s news across the country, from the Supreme Court resuming hearing of petitions calling for a review of its judgement in the Rafale case to the first meeting held between India and Pakistan experts in relation with the construction of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor.

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