Photo of the day – Apr. 26, 2013

A Hindu dressed as a monkey participated in a procession outside the Hanuman temple in New Delhi Thursday, on the birthday of the Hindu monkey-god Hanuman. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)


Photo of the day – Apr. 13, 2013

Residents of a slum wept as they stood near their burned shanty in Bawana, on the outskirts of Delhi, Friday. Two people died and at least six people were injured in a fire, an official said. (Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the day – Feb. 20, 2013

“A domesticated elephant halts at a traffic intersection in New Delhi, India, on Wednesday. There are an estimated 28,000 wild elephants in India, along with thousands of domesticated ones that do everything from performing in shows to carrying heavy loads in the country’s big cities.” Altaf Qadri / AP

Photo of the day – Jan. 18, 2013

Female staff from the Imperial Hotel perform moves during a self-defence class led by Delhi Police in New Delhi on January 17, 2013. After One-month of lurid reporting on a horrifying gang-rape and murder of a student in New Delhi, women in the Indian capital say they are more anxious than ever, leading to a surge in interest in self-defence classes. RAVEEN DRAN/AFP/Getty Images

Photo of the day – Dec. 23, 2012

Indian police fired tear gas at protesters during a violent demonstration Sunday near the India Gate in New Delhi, India. More than 2,000 demonstrators had gathered to protest the brutal beating and gang rape of a 23-year-old female student on a city bus last Sunday, an attack so violent and malicious that it has sparked days of protest across the country. Kevin Frayer / AP