New delhi

Indian revellers take part in the game of 'Huranga' at The Dauji Temple in Mathura, some 100kms south of New Delhi on March 18, 2014. 'Huranga' is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men.

Chandan Khanna/AFP

Indian revellers take part in the game of Huranga at The Dauji Temple in Mathura, some 100km south of New Delhi, on Tuesday. Huranga is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men.

An Indian barber attending to his customer watches a woman in old parts of New Delhi, India, Friday, March 7, 2014.

Manish Swarup/AP

A barber at work in old parts of New Delhi 

Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi...Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi March 3, 3014. A total of 11 couples exchanged wedding vows on Monday during the mass wedding ceremony arranged by a Hindu voluntary organisation, organisers said. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Brides sit as they wait to take their wedding vows during a mass wedding ceremony at a temple in New Delhi. Eleven couples exchanged wedding vows on Monday during the mass wedding ceremony arranged by a Hindu voluntary organisation, organisers said. 

Health workers from different states attend a function to celebrate the third year after India was declared polio free in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

Saurabh Das/AP

Health workers from different states attend a function in New Delhi, India, to celebrate three years since India was declared polio free

Monkeys mob a devout Hindu as he arrives with a packet of biscuit to feed them as part of a charitable act in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014. Hindus believe that feeding monkeys brings them the blessings of Hindu monkey god, Lord Hanuman.

Saurabh Das/AP

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.

Indian Army soldiers march during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi...Indian Army soldiers march during the full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day parade in New Delhi January 23, 2014. India will celebrate its Republic Day on Sunday. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: MILITARY ANNIVERSARY)

Adnan Abidi/Reuters

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 

A man bathes under a broken water pipeline at a riverside on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 20, 2014.

Ahmad Masood/Reuters

A cold winter morning in New Delhi.

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, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. Beds on a cot with blankets cost approximately $.50 while a bed on the ground with blankets cost $.15 per day.

Saurabh Das/AP

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.

Indian soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming Republic Day parade in New Delhi, India, Monday, Jan. 13, 2014. Indian Republic Day is celebrated on Jan. 26 every year.

Saurabh Das/AP

Indian soldiers march during a rehearsal for the upcoming Republic day parade in New Delhi. Indian Republic day is celebrated every January 26.

Indian soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi...Indian soldiers take part in the rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 9, 2014. India celebrates its annual Republic Day on January 26. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Indian soldiers take part in a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi. India celebrates Republic Day on January 26 

An Indian gets his shave done from a roadside barber early morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi, India Friday, Jan. 3, 2014.

Manish Swarup/AP

An Indian man gets a shave from a roadside barber at a market in New Delhi, India

Indian soldiers rest after their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi...Indian soldiers rest after their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi January 2, 2014. India will celebrate its annual Republic Day on January 26. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Indian soldiers rest after their rehearsal for the Republic Day parade on a cold winter morning in New Delhi. India will celebrate its annual Republic Day on January 26. 

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greets his cabinet colleagues during the ceremonial reception of Maldives President Yaamin Abdul Gayoom, at the Indian presidential palace, in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014. Gayoom is on four-day official visit to India, after becoming president of Maldives.

Manish Swarup/AP

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh greets his cabinet colleagues during the ceremonial reception of Maldives President Yameen Abdul Gayoom, at the Indian presidential palace in New Delhi, India

Girls stand near smoke from twigs which were set on fire by their parents to warm themselves at a vegetable field in New Delhi

Ahmad Masood/Reuters

Girls look on as they stand next to a fire made by their parents to warm themselves at a vegetable field in New Delhi, India

Nomadic shepherds from Rajasthan herd their sheep at a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi on December 9, 2013. These shepherds still cling on to pastoral nomadic life, trekking long distances in search of pasture for their sheep.

Prakash Singh/AFP

Nomadic shepherds from Rajasthan herd their sheep at a camp on the outskirts of New Delhi on Monday. They still cling on to pastoral nomadic life, trekking long distances in search of pasture for their sheep.

Tibetan exiles are taken in to detain by Indian policewomen during a protest against the alleged human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government outside the Chinese embassy on the eve of World Human Rights Day in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 9, 2013. Tibetans also mark Dec. 10 as the Nobel peace Prize Day, the day their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama received the Nobel peace Prize in 1989.

Tsering Topgyal/AP

Tibetan exiles are detained by Indian policewomen during a protest outside the Chinese embassy in New Delhi. They were demonstrating against human rights abuses of Tibetans by the Chinese government, on the eve of World Human Rights Day

Mohammad Amin, a young Indian Muslim daily wage worker, reacts after taking a bath at a public tube well early morning in New Delhi, India, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013.

Altaf Qadri/AP

Mohammad Amin, a young Indian Muslim daily wage worker, reacts after washing at a public tube well in New Delhi, India on Friday morning.

Tourist Economy As Inflation Spurs Rate-Rise Speculation...A motorbike rental vendor sits and waits for customers in Baga, Goa, India, on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013. Reserve Bank Of India Governor Raghuram Rajan told reporters in New Delhi yesterday the RBI will address all policy concerns in next weekís review, spurring speculation he will continue tackling inflation and the economic slowdown simultaneously. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

A motorbike rental vendor relaxes as he waits for customers in Goa, India. Raghuram Rajan, Reserve Bank Of India governor, said in New Delhi yesterday the central bank would address all policy concerns in a review next week, spurring speculation he will continue intruding measures to tackle inflation and the economic slowdown simultaneously. 

Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of Telugu Desam Party (TDP), a regional party, as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Naidu to a hospital in New Delhi October 11, 2013. Naidu was on an indefinite hunger strike since Monday against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the new state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for Western IT giants.

Mansi Thapliyal/Reuters

Police detain a supporter of Chandrababu Naidu, chief of the Telugu Desam party, a regional party, as he tries to stop a vehicle from carrying Mr Naidu to hospital in New Delhi. Mr Naidu was on hunger strike against the creation of Telangana state, according to local media. Two Indian ministers resigned last week over a cabinet decision to create the state out of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, a growing hub for western IT groups.

Indian Air Force "Sarang" helicopter display team performs during the Indian Air Force Day celebrations at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi...Indian Air Force "Sarang" helicopter display team performs during the Indian Air Force Day celebrations at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi October 8, 2013. The IAF celebrated its 81st anniversary on Tuesday.

Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters

Indian Air Force Sarang helicopter display team performs during the Indian Air Force Day celebrations at the Hindon air force station on the outskirts of New Delhi. The IAF celebrated its 81st anniversary on Tuesday.