Monkeys swarm around a devout Hindu as he arrives with a packet of biscuits to feed them as part of a charitable act in New Delhi, India. Hindus believe that feeding monkeys brings them the blessings of the Hindu monkey god Lord Hanuman.
Villagers sit near the area where a woman was gang-raped at Birbhum district in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal on Friday. India’s Supreme Court on Friday ordered an investigation into the gang rape of a 20-year-old woman from an eastern tribal region by 13 men on the orders of a village court, a case that has sparked protests demanding swift justice. Read more
Indian Army soldiers march during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi. India will celebrate its Republic Day on Sunday Read more
Artists from the northeast Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh wear traditional costumes during a press preview of tableaux displaying a glimpse of culture of different parts of India, in New Delhi, India. The tableaux will be part of the Indian Republic Day parade on Sunday. Read more
A shepherd with his flock of goats at the banks of Mahanadi River in Cuttack district, near the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar.
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Hindu priests wait for devotees at Sangam, the confluence of the Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati, during the annual traditional fair called “Magh Mela” in Allahabad, India.
A cold winter morning in New Delhi.
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A bull charges out of an enclosure during a bull-taming sport called Jallikattu in Palamedu, about 434 km south of Chennai, India. Jallikattu is an ancient heroic sporting event of the Tamils played during the harvest festival of Pongal.
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.
A homeless man reaches out for chewing tobacco from his friend after waking up at a place that rents out beds to poor people in New Delhi, India. Beds on a cot with blankets cost approximately 50 US cents while a bed on the ground with blankets cost 15 US cents a day.