India: Today’s News in pictures

India news in pictures --a roundup of today’s news across the country from Election Commisioner Ashok Lavasa recusing himself from ECI meetings to Indian mountaineers found dead in the Himalayas.

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Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa (L) has recused himself from meetings where decisions pertaining to the model code of conduct are decided. He wrote at least three letters to the Chief Election Commissioner to accept his demand for including minority decisions in the poll body’s final orders. (Sanjeev Verma / HT File)

Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa (L) has recused himself from meetings where decisions pertaining to the model code of conduct are decided. He wrote at least three letters to the Chief Election Commissioner to accept his demand for including minority decisions in the poll body’s final orders. (Sanjeev Verma / HT File)

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“It’s not enough to say that in your heart, you will not forgive them. You are a political leader, you have to state your political position,” Priyanka Gandhi said about PM Modi over the Godse remark by BJP Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur. (Sanjeev Kumar / HT File)

“It’s not enough to say that in your heart, you will not forgive them. You are a political leader, you have to state your political position,” Priyanka Gandhi said about PM Modi over the Godse remark by BJP Bhopal candidate Pragya Thakur. (Sanjeev Kumar / HT File)

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The Defence Ministry on Saturday rejected the plea of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, who had challenged the appointment of Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next Chief of the Indian Navy. (Bhushan Koyande / HT File)

The Defence Ministry on Saturday rejected the plea of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, who had challenged the appointment of Vice Admiral Karambir Singh as the next Chief of the Indian Navy. (Bhushan Koyande / HT File)

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A local court in Khunti on Friday awarded life term until death to Father Alphonse Aind, a member of a missionary institution, and five others held guilty in the Kochang gang rape incident that occurred last year in the district. (PTI)

A local court in Khunti on Friday awarded life term until death to Father Alphonse Aind, a member of a missionary institution, and five others held guilty in the Kochang gang rape incident that occurred last year in the district. (PTI)

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Army man among two Indian climbers died on Mount Everest and Mount Makalu of the Himalayan peaks in Nepal, Mingma Sherpa, chairman of Seven Summit Treks said. (Praksh Mathema / AFP)

Army man among two Indian climbers died on Mount Everest and Mount Makalu of the Himalayan peaks in Nepal, Mingma Sherpa, chairman of Seven Summit Treks said. (Praksh Mathema / AFP)

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Military installations across the country have been put on alert following the recovery of some sensitive documents, including maps and sketches, related to the Indian Army at the Pune airport, two officials from the The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said. (Amal KS / HT File)

Military installations across the country have been put on alert following the recovery of some sensitive documents, including maps and sketches, related to the Indian Army at the Pune airport, two officials from the The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) said. (Amal KS / HT File)

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