Workers display their coal-covered hands at a wholesaler in New Delhi, India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is seeking to end a four-decade-old government monopoly on mining and selling coal
An Indian laborer carries bundles of Marigold flowers on his head before they are distributed to different parts of the city in the morning at a whole sale market in New Delhi, India
AP Photo/Altaf Qadri
An Indian girl rests as others try to salvage their belongings from the debris of shanties destroyed in a fire at a slum in New Delhi, India on Friday
School children dressed as Mahatma Gandhi take part in a march to mark the 145th anniversary of the birth of Gandhi in New Delhi, India.
Tibetan exiles are detained by police in New Delhi during a protest outside the venue of a meeting between China’s President Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi, prime minister of India
A rag picker sorts through garbage, picking out recyclable materials to sell at the Ghazipur landfill site in the east of New Delhi, India, on Friday
An Indian man stands at the doorway of a train at a railway station in New Delhi, India. Indian railway network is one of the world’s largest, with some 14 million passengers daily and some 64,000 kilometers (40,000 miles) of railway track cut through some of the most densely populated cities
A young ballerina watches the stage after her dance recital in New Delhi
Bystanders watch a cloth warehouse fire in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.
A labourer sits at a window under a railway bridge in the old quarters of Delhi
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.
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. 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 in New Delhi, India, to celebrate three years since India was declared polio free
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. India will celebrate its Republic Day on Sunday
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. 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. Indian Republic day is celebrated every January 26.
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