In Pics: India This Week
Indian women activists shout slogans during a protest against a court inquiry that cleared India’s Chief Justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence, in New Delhi.
Indian women activists shout slogans during a protest against a court inquiry that cleared India’s Chief Justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence, in New Delhi.(Photo: AP)

In Pics: India This Week

Beyond the headlines and behind the scenes, The Quint brings you a snapshot of India this week, from 4 to 10 May 2019.

Commuters ride past damage caused by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. A mammoth evacuation of more than a million people spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades.
Commuters ride past damage caused by Cyclone Fani in Odisha. A mammoth evacuation of more than a million people spared India a devastating death toll from one of the biggest storms in decades.
(Photo: PTI)
A woman prays at the entrance of a shrine on the first day of fasting month of Ramzan in Srinagar. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramzan.
A woman prays at the entrance of a shrine on the first day of fasting month of Ramzan in Srinagar. Muslims across the world are observing the holy fasting month of Ramzan.
(Photo: AP)
A Delhi Zoo worker sprays water on an elephant in an attempt to cool it off. During the harsh Delhi summer, the mercury often breaches the 45 degree Celsius mark, making it unbearable for many, including animals. 
A Delhi Zoo worker sprays water on an elephant in an attempt to cool it off. During the harsh Delhi summer, the mercury often breaches the 45 degree Celsius mark, making it unbearable for many, including animals. 
(Photo: PTI)
Students display the victory sign after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 result in New Delhi.
Students display the victory sign after the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) declared the Class 10 result in New Delhi.
(Photo: PTI)
A supporter wears a lotus headgear, the symbol of India’s ruling BJP, during an election campaign rally in New Delhi. The current LS elections are being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
A supporter wears a lotus headgear, the symbol of India’s ruling BJP, during an election campaign rally in New Delhi. The current LS elections are being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
(Photo: AP)
Indian women activists shout slogans during a protest against a court inquiry that cleared India’s Chief Justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence, in New Delhi.
Indian women activists shout slogans during a protest against a court inquiry that cleared India’s Chief Justice of sexual harassment allegations made by a former employee at his official residence, in New Delhi.
(Photo: AP)
Tourists flock the Rohtang pass, a popular destination for North Indians looking to escape the summer heat, after it opened for public on Sunday, 5 May.
Tourists flock the Rohtang pass, a popular destination for North Indians looking to escape the summer heat, after it opened for public on Sunday, 5 May.
(Photo: PTI)
 A woman carries multiple pots as she fetches water from a well, in Dhasai village of Thane district. Dhasai, claimed to be among the earliest villages to have implemented cash-less transactions, is facing an acute water shortage as all the wells in the village have dried up.
A woman carries multiple pots as she fetches water from a well, in Dhasai village of Thane district. Dhasai, claimed to be among the earliest villages to have implemented cash-less transactions, is facing an acute water shortage as all the wells in the village have dried up.
(Photo: PTI)
Students of an art school paint a poster to congratulate Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, for the birth of their son Archie Harrison, in Mumbai.
Students of an art school paint a poster to congratulate Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, for the birth of their son Archie Harrison, in Mumbai.
(Photo: AP/Rajanish Kakade)  
A Royal Challengers Bangalore fan reacts to the camera before the start of the team’s IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Bangalore on 4 May. 
A Royal Challengers Bangalore fan reacts to the camera before the start of the team’s IPL match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Bangalore on 4 May. 
(Photo: AP/Aijaz Rahi)
An IAS officer addresses a briefing of patrol vehicles ahead of the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Security has been beefed up in various sensitive areas ahead of polling.
An IAS officer addresses a briefing of patrol vehicles ahead of the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha polls. Security has been beefed up in various sensitive areas ahead of polling.
(Photo: PTI)
Pilgrims arrive to offer prayers as the portals of Kedarnath temple are opened after the winters, in Kedarnath, on Thursday, 9 May.
Pilgrims arrive to offer prayers as the portals of Kedarnath temple are opened after the winters, in Kedarnath, on Thursday, 9 May.
(Photo: PTI)
Candidates during a physical fitness test for the post of Special Police Officers (SPO), at Gulshan Ground in Jammu, on 7 May.
Candidates during a physical fitness test for the post of Special Police Officers (SPO), at Gulshan Ground in Jammu, on 7 May.
(Photo: PTI)
A villager climbs down a well to fetch water, in a wada of Dhasai village in Murbad taluk of Thane district. Dhasai. Some reports suggest that authorities are not supplying water to the village regularly, making the excuse of model code of conduct due to ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
A villager climbs down a well to fetch water, in a wada of Dhasai village in Murbad taluk of Thane district. Dhasai. Some reports suggest that authorities are not supplying water to the village regularly, making the excuse of model code of conduct due to ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
(Photo: PTI)
 Workers repair fans at a roadside shop during the summer season, at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
Workers repair fans at a roadside shop during the summer season, at Bolpur in Birbhum district of West Bengal.
(Photo: PTI)
An Indian woman displays the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote in Kausambi district of Uttar Pradesh. Voters cast their ballots on Monday in the crucial fifth phase of India’s marathon elections.
An Indian woman displays the indelible ink mark on her finger after casting her vote in Kausambi district of Uttar Pradesh. Voters cast their ballots on Monday in the crucial fifth phase of India’s marathon elections.
(Photo: AP)

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