People gather in central Delhi for a protest against the government’s decision to withdraw 500 and 1000 Indian rupee banknotes from circulation.
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Local people and members of National Disaster Response Force clear the debris of a residential building to look for the survivors, in New Delhi, India. One man and a child were killed and at least nine others were injured when a three-storey residential building collapsed following an explosion in a cooking gas cylinder, according to local news agency Press Trust of India
Boys bathe at roadside municipal taps in the early hours of the morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India
Workers warm themselves around a fire at a wholesale grocery market on a winter morning in the old quarters of Delhi on Friday
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Indian schoolchildren perform yoga at Delhi Public School in Hyderabad, India on Monday. Around 5,000 people including students, teachers and parents performed seven yogic postures, following a religious prayer for world peace
A man bathes in the old quarters of Delhi, India
A migrant labourer sits on a handcart along a roadside in the old quarters of Delhi on Friday
Indian army personnel march during Army day in New Delhi, on Wednesday. The Indian army marked its foundation day by paying homage to martyred soldiers.
Indian activists draw placards in front of a mural painted by protesters symbolising crimes against women, one year after the Delhi gang rape, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India. Events across the Indian capital will mark one year since the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old student on a moving bus, which provoked widespread outrage and led to stricter laws against sexual assault.
People fly kites from the roof of their houses in the old quarter of Delhi
A Muslim woman prays after her meal on the first day of the holy month of Ramadan in India at the Jama Masjid (Grand Mosque) in the old quarters of Delhi on Thursday.
A child displaced by the rising waters of the river Yamuna sits on a cycle cart parked outside makeshift tents at a roadside camp in New Delhi, India on Thursday.
Residents fill water containers from a government water supply truck in New Delhi on Wednesday. Summer temperatures are hovering near 45 degrees and people are struggling with water shortages as a result of the upper Ganga Canal being shut for repairs.
Rekha, 30, shows a picture of her seven-year-old daughter, Deepali, as she sits next to her son, Shyam, inside their house in New Delhi. Deepali went missing from her school on November 25, 2010, according to her family. Between January 1 and May 8 2013, 725 children in Delhi were reported missing and are untraced, according to data from India’s Zonal Integrated Police Network website
Indian tailors sew clothes at a workshop on Wednesday in New Delhi, India.
Indian students stage a protest in New Delhi, India, demanding stringent punishment for rapists. A second suspect was arrested on Monday after the rape of a five-year-old girl, who New Delhi police said was left for dead in a locked room. The case has brought a fresh wave of protests against how Indian authorities handle sex crimes.
An Indian Sikh devotee holds an oil lamp as he pays his respects at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India on Thursday. It is the 392nd birth anniversary of the ninth Sikh Guru, Teg Bahadur. Guru Tegh Bahadur, the youngest of the five sons of Guru Hargobind, was born in Amritsar in 1621 and was executed on the orders of Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in Delhi in 1675.