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 Yameen Abdul Gayoom, at the Indian presidential palace in New Delhi, India.
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 Monday. They still cling on to pastoral nomadic life, trekking long distances in search of pasture for their sheep.
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 washing at a public tube well in New Delhi, India on Friday morning.
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 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. The IAF celebrated its 81st anniversary on Tuesday.
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.