March 27: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra greets party workers on her arrival in Uttar Pradesh’s Amethi.
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PTI Photo
Bollywood actor Urmila Matondkar gestures as she joins Congress Party in the presence of party spokesperson Priyanka Chaturvedi and Mumbai party chief Milind Deora, in New Delhi.

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PTI Photo
Lokpal Chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose administers oath to Archana Ramasundaram as a new member of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal, during a swearing-in ceremony at Vigyan Bhawan, in New Delhi.
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PTI Photo
Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray with his wife Rashmi Thackeray and son, Yuva Sena Chief Aditya Thackeray, offer prayers at Ekvira Aai Mandir, near Lonavala.

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PTI Photo
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram addresses a press conference on party’s minimum income guarantee scheme NYAY (Nyuntam Aay Yojana), at party headquarters in Chennai.
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PTI Photo
Trinamool Congress candidate for Kolkata North Parliamentary constituency, Sudip Bandyopadhyay, offer prayers at a temple before the start of his election campaign, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Kolkata.

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PTI Photo
Hindu devotees perform rituals on the occasion of ‘Sheetala Saptami’ festival, in Ajmer.
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Photo: IANS
Actor Shah Rukh Khan calls on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna in Howrah.

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PTI Photo
Passersby watch the live telecast of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation, on a screen outside Bombay Stock exchange, in Mumbai.
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AP/PTI
Ruling by the supreme court granted six weeks’ bail to Nawaz Sharif for medical treatment at a domestic hospital. The court said Sharif -- who has heart-related issues -- will not be allowed to leave the country. 

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Goa Deputy Chief Minister and Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) leader Sudin Dhavalikar talks to media persons after he was dropped from Chief Minister and BJP leader Pramod Sawant-led cabinet, in Panaji.
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Khurshida, mother of eight children talks about the lynching in Mewat at a media briefing by Sadbhawana Humsafar Astitva,Vanangana Bebaak collective and other groups.

Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Looking for liberation from all types of fear?: A Muslim woman looks out of a window at the media interaction in New Delhi.
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Kites with the symbols of various political parties on sale ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections in Kolkata.

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan poses for photos with students of a secondary school he inaugurated after a rally of his ruling Justice and Development Party, AKP, in Adiyaman, Turkey, ahead of local elections scheduled for March 31, 2019. 
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
A team of American scientists is heading to the Mount Everest region to study how pollution has impacted the Himalayas and glaciers that are melting due to global warming. 

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AP/PTI
Actor Jussie Smollett, right, stands next to his attorney Patrica Brown Holmes during a news conference at Cook County Court after Smollett’s charges were dropped, in Chicago. 

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