An Indian man enters a train through an emergency window in Hyderabad, India. Railway platforms and trains were overcrowded with many people travelling to their hometowns to celebrate the Hindu festival of Makar Sankranti. Photo Mahesh Kumar/AP
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An Indian balloon seller sells balloons during a procession to celebrate Eid-e-Milad, in Hyderabad, India. Photo Mahesh Kumar A./AP
An Indian artist works on eco-friendly figures of Hindu God Lord Ganesh made with mud, jute and bamboo at a blue tarp-covered workshop on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Tuesday. The statues of eco-friendly clay Ganesh idols made with mud, jute and bamboo will reduce pollution during the Ganesh immersion
A worker prepares vermicelli at a workshop in Hyderabad, Pakistan, ahead of the holy fasting month of Ramadan.
Indian performers dance during the state’s formation day celebrations, marking one year since the formation of the new state in Secunderabad, the twin city of Hyderabad on Tuesday
A motorcycle set on fire by a mob burns during clashes between two communities on the outskirts of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad. Two people were killed when police opened fire to control mobs following communal clashes on Wednesday.
Indians light candles to commemorate the first anniversary of the 2013 bomb blasts in Hyderabad.
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A police constable adjusts the cap of an Indian Police Service (IPS) probationer during the 65th passing out parade at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy in Hyderabad
An Indian school student dressed as Mahatma Gandhi is among those taking part in state formation day celebrations in Hyderabad in India on Friday.
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Indian artisans take a nap near idols of elephant-headed Hindu god Ganesha, which are being prepared for the Ganesh Chaturthi festival at a workshop in Hyderabad, India.
An Indian artist dressed as the Hindu goddess Mahakali performs while in a trance during the final procession of the 11-day festival of Bonalu – held in her honour at a temple in Hyderabad, India, on Monday. The goddess is revered mostly by women with offerings of food and dancing
Girls recite the Koran in their classroom at Madrasatur-Rashaad religious school, in Hyderabad, India, on Wednesday, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan
Indian women shelter under a tree during a downpour in Hyderabad, India, on Tuesday. Monsoon rains, which lash India from June to September, are considered crucial to farmers whose crops feed millions of people.