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An indian boy follows a herd of goat on a parched water pond in Kaushambi, India. Much of India is reeling under a weeks long heat wave and severe drought conditions that have decimated crops, killed livestock and left at least 330 million Indians without enough water for their daily needs
A Kashmiri masked Muslim protester jumps in the air to avoid stones thrown at him by Indian police during a protest in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir
A boy floats in a pond to cool off on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Kolkata
Indian workers cheer during the opening of the Mondelez International facility in Sri City in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The facility will produce approximately 60,000 tons of Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate annually.
An Indian man dressed as Hindu Goddess Kali puts fire in his mouth during a procession to celebrate the Ram Navami festival in Allahabad, India
Young girls yet to attain puberty are dressed up as living goddesses before being worshipped as ‘kumari’ or virgin during the Bengali Hindu festival of Basanti Durga puja in Kolkata, India
An Indian artist puts the final touches to statues of the Hindu God Lord Ram ahead of the Sri Rama Navami Festival at a workshop in Hyderabad
A man covers his face as he pushes a bicycle through a dust storm on the banks of the Ganga river in Allahabad, India
A devotee with his body painted poses as he waits to perform during a ritual as part of the annual Shiva Gajan religious festival at Sona Palasi village, in West Bengal, India
A man sleeps on a girder between the two pillars of a bridge on the Sabarmati river during a hot day in Ahmedabad, India
Security personnel stand guard near the venue of a Congress party election rally in Guwahati, Assam, India
Indian voters pose for a photograph with their identity cards as they queue to cast their ballots in the state assembly elections at a polling station in Diphu, India
Indian rescue workers work on a partially collapsed overpass in Kolkata, India. A long section collapsed, with tons of concrete and steel falling midday traffic, killing several and injuring many.
An Indian Christian girl watches another praying during Easter mass at a church in Gauhati, India
Local band members wait to board a passenger bus to reach a wedding procession venue in Kolkata, India
Hindu devotees daubed in colours sing religious songs inside a temple during Holi celebrations in Ahmedabad, India
Hindu widows apply colour powder to each other during Holi celebrations at the Gopinath temple near New Delhi.