Hundreds of thousands of people thronged the southern Indian city of Chennai on Tuesday to honor their late beloved leader, Jayaram Jayalalithaa, a former film actress and popular politician.
Indian navy personnel display their skills during Naval Day celebrations at the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, Sunday, Dec. 4.
A small scythe, a crowbar and a bundle of canvas bags are all that Kali and Vedan carry when they venture into the fields of southern India to catch some of the world's deadliest snakes.
A U.S. woman has told police she was gang raped at a top hotel in the Indian capital during a visit earlier this year -- the latest in a series of alleged sexual assaults against tourists.
Village women pray by the carcass of a wild Asiatic male elephant at Amgaon, near Gauhati, the capital of the northeastern Indian state of Assam, Saturday, Dec. 3. According to forest officer R.K. Das, the elephant died after it was electrocuted by a high tension electric wire when it was searching for food on the border of Amchang wildlife sanctuary on Friday night.
At one end of a backstreet in downtown Delhi a group of women hold a vigil to demand rapists be executed, while at the other acolytes of a spiritual leader arrested for sexual assault demand his release.
People rally as part of a nationwide protest against demonetisation in Kolkata on Monday, Nov. 28.
Hundreds of gay rights activists marched in a parade in New Delhi on Sunday, highlighting the continuing discrimination India's LGBT community faces and demanding the repeal of a law criminalizing homosexual acts.
A man was arrested Sunday for allegedly raping a Japanese tourist at a popular beach resort in southern India, in the latest case of sexual assault against a visitor.
At least eight workers were burnt to death and three others injured in a fire that broke out at a cotton spinning mill in north India, police said Saturday.