Baba Din, an elderly member of India’s landless, poor farmers and the tribal community, listens to a speaker during a protest at Jantar Mantar, an area near the Indian parliament where citizens from across the country assemble for protests, in New Delhi on Thursday. The farmers were protesting against government procuring land for setting up industry and not providing enough subsidy to farmers, among several other grievances.
An Indian man covers his nose as a municipal worker fumigates the area to prevent mosquitoes from breeding after the number of dengue fever deaths rose in New Delhi. Dengue fever is a potentially serious mosquito-borne virus.
Religious offerings from devotees and leftover wooden frames of Lord Ganesh idols pile up in the Yamuna river in New Delhi, India, on Friday. Considered one of the holiest rivers in India, the Yamuna River has been dying a slow death from pollution for decades despite the investment of millions of dollars to preserve its ecosystem
An elderly woman listens to a speaker, unseen, during a rally demanding pensions for elderly poor citizens in New Delhi, India.
An Indian woman adjusts her sari after getting wet in the monsoon rains in New Delhi, India on Wednesday. India’s monsoon season, which runs from June to September, brings rains that are vital to agriculture.
Children return home from school in a cycle rickshaw in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. The country’s Right to Education Act promises free, compulsory schooling for all children aged six to 14, but millions still do not go to school and many who do are getting only the barest of educations.
People huddle together under a large umbrella as they try to shelter themselves against a heavy downpour in New Delhi, India, on Tuesday
Insects and birds fly in a dump yard as a rag picker collects scraps in New 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.
A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man walks down a staircase at an ashram in New Delhi, India on Wednesday.
A boy sits on a ladder next to his flooded house as the river Yamuna swells after heavy monsoon rains in New Delhi, India.
A young girl carries her family’s belongings to drier ground as people evacuate the flooded banks of the river Yamuna in New Delhi, India. With heavy rainfall in northern India several cubic feet per second of water has been released from barrages upstream, flooding the river’s banks
A young boy reaches to touch a bull as it is unloaded on a street in New Delhi, India
Indians wait at a bus stop in front of an advertisement for the city of Delhi in New Delhi, India on Tuesday
A roadside vendor prepares tea and milk for customers in New Delhi, India, on Friday.
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.
A man sleeps on a road divider as lights of the moving traffic are beamed on him in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday
An elderly Indian Sikh listens to a speaker, unseen, during a protest against the acquittal of ruling Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. An Indian court acquitted Kumar on April 30 of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country’s 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
An Indian boy drinks water on a hot summer day, as his family of trinket sellers rest nearby in New Delhi, India.
Police detain Indian Sikhs protesting outside the residence of ruling Congress party president Sonia Gandhi after an Indian court on Tuesday acquitted Congress party leader Sajjan Kumar of charges that he incited mobs to kill Sikhs during the country’s 1984 anti-Sikh riots in New Delhi, India.