People show their voter ID cards at a polling station in Seelampur, east Delhi, India. State assembly elections were held in the Indian capital, regarded as a test for general elections scheduled for 2014.
Competitors wait to get on the stage during a bodybuilding competition in Mumbai.
An elderly woman participates in a protest about pensions in New Delhi, India. India is home to 142.9 million people aged 54 years or above Read more
Mohammad Amin, a young Indian Muslim daily wage worker, reacts after washing at a public tube well in New Delhi, India on Friday morning.
A mother whose baby is missing cries near the site of a fire in Ambedkar Nagar slum in Mumbai, India. Read more
Indian Bru tribal women in traditional dress on their way to vote at the Naisingpara Bru refugee relief camp in Tripura state, about 750km from Guwahati city, India. The Bru voters – who are living in relief camps after ethnic conflicts in North Tripura – are voting in the Mizoram State Assembly elections.
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A stall selling masks depicting the devil, and believed to ward off evil if hung outside homes, outside a makeshift shelter on a highway on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
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As Sachin Tendulkar, the Indian cricket star widely acknowledged as the greatest batsman of his generation, begins his 200th and final Test in his home town of Mumbai, crowds of fans gather to honour their world-breaking sporting hero
Indian school girls participate in a traditional dance to mark the 124th birth anniversary of India’s late first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru at his ancestral home Anand Bhawan in Allahabad. The day is celebrated as Children’s day in memory of Nehru who had a special affection towards children.
A shopkeeper waits for customers at his clocks shop in the old quarters of Delhi. Data on Tuesday are forecast to show annual consumer inflation at 9.9 per cent in October, up slightly from September, and figures on Friday are expected to show wholesale inflation running at an eight-month high of 6.9 per cent, according to Reuters polls of economists. Read more