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The Morning Wrap: 75,000 Killed On India's Roads In 2014; BJP, Ally In Row Over Chandigarh Airport Name

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GURGAON, INDIA - JULY 15: An Etios car turned over after accident with the Hyundai SUV car after it was shot at by unidentified persons at MG Road on July 15, 2015 in Gurgaon, India. Unidentified persons in a black Santro fired at gangster Rakesh Yadav who was driving white Hyundai SUV, which jumped the road divider and fell on the auto-rickshaw, killing its driver. Yadav, who has over one dozen criminal cases registered against him, is the main accused in the killing of Hayatpur sarpanch (village head) Rakesh Kumar Yadav. (Photo by Parveen Kumar/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

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