An Indian couple stand with their luggage in a gap between moving trains as they wait to cross the railway tracks during a visit to their hometown for festival holidays in Allahabad, India
An Indian army recruit in ceremonial uniform looks on during a passing out parade at a garrison in Rangreth on the outskirts of Srinagar. A total of 179 youths were formally inducted into the Indian army’s Jammu and Kashmiri Light Infantry Regiment (JKLIR)
An Indian homeless woman covers herself with a woolen cloth as it rains in Jammu, India on Monday
Female police recruits throw their caps in the air as they celebrate after their passing-out parade, in the northeastern Indian city of Agartala.
A vendor ties newspapers on his bicycle early in the morning in New Delhi, India on Friday
A Muslim villager shouts pro freedom slogans during the funeral procession of Shabir Ahmed Gania, a suspected militant with Kashmiri separatist group Hizbul Mujahideen, in Drubgham, 55km south of Srinagar, India
Passengers on a train on the outskirts of New Delhi. India will increase investment in its overloaded railway network to Rs8.5tn ($137bn) over the next five years, the government said on Thursday.
A Hindu devotee bathes at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati in Allahabad, India
The Yakovlevs, a UK based aerobatic team flying Russian designed Yakovlev aircrafts, make a formation in the shape of a heart from a trail of smoke during the third day of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore, India.
An Indian homeless man sleeps covered in a blanket early morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India. There are over hundred thousand homeless people in New Delhi who live on the streets, braving extreme weather and economic hardship, according to local reports.
An Indian labourer loads unbaked clay bricks on a horse-drawn cart to deliver them to a brick kiln in Sahibabad on the outskirts of New Delhi on Friday
A cameraman films as Russian aerobatic team Yakovlev performs at the inaugural function of Aero India 2015 at Yelahanka air base in Bangalore. Aviation companies from around the world are participating in the five-day event that runs through Feb 22
Boys bathe at roadside municipal taps in the early hours of the morning in the old quarters of Delhi, India
A Hindu holy man asks for alms as he walks amongst birds flying at a beach along the Arabian Sea in Mumbai on Wednesday
An Indian paramilitary soldier patrols the streets of Srinagar, on the second death anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru, who was executed for his part in a terrorist attack on the Indian parliament building in 2001
An Indian passerby feeds an elephant, hired out for weddings and parties, on the banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi on Friday
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A rescued Indian child labourer on board a Patna-bound express train at a railway station in Secunderabad on Thursday. Children have been rescued from bangle-making factories and other workshops in Secunderabad’s twin city Hyderabad in the past 10 days and are being sent back home.
Indian villager looks from hole in the wall of a building allegedly damaged by shelling from the Pakistani side of the disputed Kashmir border, at Arnia village, about 45 KM from Jammu, the winter capital of Kashmir, India. According to local sources in a major ceasefire violation by Pakistani Rangers three civilians were wounded on the Indian side of the disputed India-Pakistan Kashmir border when Pakistani troops allegedly fired mortar shells at border posts and villages.
India’s Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers ride their camels as they rehearse for the “Beating Retreat” ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday. The ceremony symbolises retreat after a day on the battlefield, and marks the official end of the Indian Republic Day celebrations.
A boy carries recyclable materials past greater adjutant storks at a garbage dumping site on the outskirts of Gauhati, India