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<p>Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Women stand in a queue to cast their vote at a polling station at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Rescue workers and onlookers stand next to derailed coaches of a passenger train in Assam April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Rescue workers and onlookers stand next to derailed coaches of a passenger train in Assam April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Rescue workers and onlookers stand next to derailed coaches of a passenger train in Assam April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>India's newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting a guard of honour during his taking-over ceremony in New Delhi April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

India's newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting a guard of honour during his taking-over ceremony in New Delhi April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

India's newly appointed Chief of Naval Staff Admiral R. K. Dhowan (C) poses for a picture after inspecting a guard of honour during his taking-over ceremony in New Delhi April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Devotee walk on burning coal as they perform a ritual during the Danda festival at Mandhasal village in Khurda district in Odisha April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer</p>

Devotee walk on burning coal as they perform a ritual during the Danda festival at Mandhasal village in Khurda district in Odisha April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

Devotee walk on burning coal as they perform a ritual during the Danda festival at Mandhasal village in Khurda district in Odisha April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer

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<p>Artists use their mobile phones before the start of a religious procession on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti festival in New Delhi April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</p>

Artists use their mobile phones before the start of a religious procession on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti festival in New Delhi April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Artists use their mobile phones before the start of a religious procession on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti festival in New Delhi April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

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<p>Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party attend an election campaign ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election in Pulwama April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party attend an election campaign ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election in Pulwama April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party attend an election campaign ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election in Pulwama April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>A polling officer writes the hourly voting percentage at a polling station in the village of Kewle, in Maharashtra, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui</p>

A polling officer writes the hourly voting percentage at a polling station in the village of Kewle, in Maharashtra, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A polling officer writes the hourly voting percentage at a polling station in the village of Kewle, in Maharashtra, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah</p>

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

A devotee playing the role of Jesus Christ lies on a cross during a Good Friday procession in Guwahati April 18, 2014. REUTERS/Utpal Baruah

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<p>Women sit in a tractor trolley as they leave a polling station after casting their votes in Ajmer district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood</p>

Women sit in a tractor trolley as they leave a polling station after casting their votes in Ajmer district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Women sit in a tractor trolley as they leave a polling station after casting their votes in Ajmer district in Rajasthan April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

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<p>Voters queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Shabazpur Dor village, in Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

Voters queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Shabazpur Dor village, in Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Voters queue at a polling station to cast their votes in Shabazpur Dor village, in Amroha district in Uttar Pradesh April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party cross a bridge after attending an election campaign by Kashmir's chief minister Omar Abdullah (not pictured) in Qazigund, south of Srinagar April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail</p>

Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party cross a bridge after attending an election campaign by Kashmir's chief minister Omar Abdullah (not pictured) in Qazigund, south of Srinagar April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

Supporters of Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) party cross a bridge after attending an election campaign by Kashmir's chief minister Omar Abdullah (not pictured) in Qazigund, south of Srinagar April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Ismail

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<p>Election staff check electronic voting machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave</p>

Election staff check electronic voting machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Election staff check electronic voting machines (EVM) at a distribution centre ahead of the fifth phase of India's general election at Sirohi district in Rajasthan April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) listen to a speech by party president Rajnath Singh during an election campaign in Udhampur, north of Jammu April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) listen to a speech by party president Rajnath Singh during an election campaign in Udhampur, north of Jammu April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

Supporters of India's main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) listen to a speech by party president Rajnath Singh during an election campaign in Udhampur, north of Jammu April 15, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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<p>A Hindu devotee dances during the annual Shiva Gajan religious festival at Pratapgarh on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey</p>

A Hindu devotee dances during the annual Shiva Gajan religious festival at Pratapgarh on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

A Hindu devotee dances during the annual Shiva Gajan religious festival at Pratapgarh on the outskirts of Agartala, capital of Tripura, April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Jayanta Dey

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<p>A man rests on a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A man rests on a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man rests on a boat on the banks of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A man bathes by the bank of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A man bathes by the bank of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A man bathes by the bank of the river Yamuna in the old quarters of Delhi April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>A labourer places a carpet on a trailer next to an idol of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman, to be used on a religious procession, at a street in New Delhi April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi</p>

A labourer places a carpet on a trailer next to an idol of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman, to be used on a religious procession, at a street in New Delhi April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A labourer places a carpet on a trailer next to an idol of the Hindu monkey god Hanuman, to be used on a religious procession, at a street in New Delhi April 14, 2014. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>People cross the Chenab river on a trolley tied to wires to cast their vote at Harshi village in Doda district, north of Jammu, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta</p>

People cross the Chenab river on a trolley tied to wires to cast their vote at Harshi village in Doda district, north of Jammu, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

People cross the Chenab river on a trolley tied to wires to cast their vote at Harshi village in Doda district, north of Jammu, April 17, 2014. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta

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