Aug 11: India

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Karnataka chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda with BJP state president KS Eeshwarappa calling on senior party leader Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

Karnataka chief minister DV Sadananda Gowda with BJP state president KS Eeshwarappa calling on senior party leader Rajnath Singh in New Delhi.

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Schoolgirls paying homage to the statues of seven martyrs at Shaheed Smarak on the occasion of Shaheed Diwas, in Patna.

Schoolgirls paying homage to the statues of seven martyrs at Shaheed Smarak on the occasion of Shaheed Diwas, in Patna.

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TV GRAB - Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi.

TV GRAB - Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi.

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BJP activists stand on top of police barricades during a protest against the Congress-led UPA government in New Delhi. Hundreds of BJP activists marched to the Parliament against the ruling government's alleged inaction in handling corruption.

BJP activists stand on top of police barricades during a protest against the Congress-led UPA government in New Delhi. Hundreds of BJP activists marched to the Parliament against the ruling government's alleged inaction in handling corruption.

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A woman shops for rakhis (sacred threads) in Hyderabad ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival. The annual Raksha Bandhan festival is celebrated by sisters tying a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string around the wrist of her male siblings as a sign of love and affection.

A woman shops for rakhis (sacred threads) in Hyderabad ahead of the Raksha Bandhan festival. The annual Raksha Bandhan festival is celebrated by sisters tying a colorful thread, a simple bracelet, or a decorative string around the wrist of her male siblings as a sign of love and affection.

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Activists from Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged corruption by the ruling government in New Delhi. Hundreds of students and youths the hill districts of Assam state held a protest march to demand an autonomous state and against corruption.

Activists from Karbi Students’ Association (KSA) shout anti-government slogans during a protest against alleged corruption by the ruling government in New Delhi. Hundreds of students and youths the hill districts of Assam state held a protest march to demand an autonomous state and against corruption.

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Police use their shields to cover themselves from a downpour during an anti-government protest organised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi. Demonstrators marched on parliament demanding the resignation of Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit over corruption, according to local media.

Police use their shields to cover themselves from a downpour during an anti-government protest organised by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in New Delhi. Demonstrators marched on parliament demanding the resignation of Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit over corruption, according to local media.

UPDATED ON AUG 21, 2011 03:07 PM IST
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