India: Today’s news in pictures

Updated On Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

India news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s top news across the country from the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari in Srinagar to the last Friday prayers of the holy month of Ramzan.

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Thousands on Friday joined the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was laid to rest in his ancestral village in Kreeri a day after he was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar. Bukhari, 50, was gunned down soon after he got into his car from his office at Press Enclave in the city centre, Lal Chowk on Thursday. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Thousands on Friday joined the funeral procession of veteran journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was laid to rest in his ancestral village in Kreeri a day after he was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar. Bukhari, 50, was gunned down soon after he got into his car from his office at Press Enclave in the city centre, Lal Chowk on Thursday. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of this year’s Islamic month of Ramzan, near the Railway Yard at New Delhi Railway Station. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Devotees offer prayers on the last Friday of this year’s Islamic month of Ramzan, near the Railway Yard at New Delhi Railway Station. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Some relief may be headed Delhi’s way as strong winds from the west are expected to clear the dusty stagnant air that has enveloped the city these past few days, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday. As the national capital region struggles with severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna / HT File)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Some relief may be headed Delhi’s way as strong winds from the west are expected to clear the dusty stagnant air that has enveloped the city these past few days, the India Meteorological Department said on Friday. As the national capital region struggles with severe dust pollution, Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal ordered stoppage of all civil construction activities across the city till Sunday. (Sanchit Khanna / HT File)

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his three cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s office on Friday, pitching the AAP leaders against the central government’s representative for the fifth straight day. (PTI File)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and his three cabinet colleagues continued their sit-in protest at Lt Governor Anil Baijal’s office on Friday, pitching the AAP leaders against the central government’s representative for the fifth straight day. (PTI File)

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Umesh Yadav plays a shot during the second day of the one-off test match against Afghanistan at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bengaluru. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Umesh Yadav plays a shot during the second day of the one-off test match against Afghanistan at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, in Bengaluru. (Shailendra Bhojak / PTI)

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In his first video address after returning to Goa, chief minister Manohar Parrikar has sought the blessings from the people and promised to work for the state’s development and betterment. Parrikar returned to Goa after being treated in a New York hospital for advanced pancreatic cancer for nearly three months. (PTI)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

In his first video address after returning to Goa, chief minister Manohar Parrikar has sought the blessings from the people and promised to work for the state’s development and betterment. Parrikar returned to Goa after being treated in a New York hospital for advanced pancreatic cancer for nearly three months. (PTI)

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and Bharatiya Janata Party’ politics after three Dalit boys were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a well in Wakadi village. “The sole crime of these Dalit children was they were taking a dip in a well. Humanity is struggling to save its dignity,” Gandhi tweeted. (Raj K Raj / HT File)
Updated on Jun 15, 2018 05:02 PM IST

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday blamed the RSS and Bharatiya Janata Party’ politics after three Dalit boys were paraded nude and assaulted for swimming in a well in Wakadi village. “The sole crime of these Dalit children was they were taking a dip in a well. Humanity is struggling to save its dignity,” Gandhi tweeted. (Raj K Raj / HT File)

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