Top Shots of 2015

25 January 2015 | Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi

US President Barack Obama shares a laugh with President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremony to welcome him at Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Photo by Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times

10 February 2015 | East Patel Nagar, New Delhi

AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal embraces his party colleague Ashutosh after his party's victory in the Delhi assembly polls as Ashish Khaitan looks on.

Photo by Arvind Yadav/ Hindustan Times

02 April 2015 | Yamuna River, New Delhi

A man wades through the polluted Yamuna river to look for coins that are thrown into the 'holy' water by visitors.

Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times

21 April 2015 | New Delhi railway station’s maintenance yard

Firefighters use a hose to control the fire on one of the coaches of the Sealdah Rajdhani. Four coaches of the Sealdah Rajdhani and two coaches of the Bhubaneswar Rajdhani trains were damaged in the fire.

Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times

21 April 2015 | Ramlila Maidan, New Delhi

Congress party vice-president Rahul Gandhi leaves after addressing a political rally.

Photo by Ajay Aggarwal Hindustan Times

22 April 2015 | New Delhi

Gajendra Singh, a farmer from Rajasthan, is seen moments before he committed suicide during an AAP rally.

Photo by Sonu Mehta / Hindustan Times

28 April 2015 | Bhaktapur, Nepal

Personnel of the Nepalese army inspect damages two days after a massive earthquake hit the country.

Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times

29 April 2015 | Sindhupalchok district, central Nepal

Members of a family clear debris after a massive earthquake damaged their house.

Photo by Gurinder Osan/ Hindustan Times

06 May 2015 | M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

Royal Challengers Bangalore's Chris Gayle celebrates his century against Kings XI Punjab during a Indian Premier League T20 Season 8 match.

Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times

18 June 2015 | Mumbai

A group of boys enjoy a soak after a high wave that hit the shoreline near Worli Sea face.

Photo by Arijit Sen / Hindustan Times

21 June 2015 | Rajpath, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs yoga along with a record gathering of people as a part of International Yoga Day celebrations.

Photo by Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times

12 July 2015 | Banks of River Yamuna, Noida

People look at a thick layer of foam on the banks of the polluted Yamuna river.

Photo by Burhaan Kinu / Hindustan Times

10 August 2015 | NH-24, New Delhi

A massive traffic jam halts movement on the National Highway 24.

Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times

10 August 2015  | NH-24, New Delhi

A massive traffic jam halts movement on the National Highway 24.

Photo by Ravi Choudhary/ Hindustan Times

26 August 2015 | Ramkund, Nasik, Maharashtra

Hindu devotees take a holy dip in the Godavari during the Kumbh Mela festival.

Photo by Ajay Aggarwal Hindustan Times

22 September 2015 | New Delhi

A Rosy Pelican takes a flight at the Delhi zoo.

Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/ Hindustan Times

23 September 2015 | Sector 31, Chandigarh

A boy practices dance movements under a beautiful evening sky.

Photo by Karun Sharma/Hindustan Times

25 September 2015 | Jama Masjid, New Delhi

Muslim devotees offer prayers during the festival of Eid al-Adha.

Photo by Ajay Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times

27 September 2015 | Bangalore

Badminton world champion Saina Nehwal poses during a photo shoot at her academy.

Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times

29 September 2015 | Barasingha area near Bhimber Gali

An Indian Army soldier closes the gates attached to a fence near the Line of Control separating India and Pakistan.

Photo by Gurinder Osan/ Hindustan Times

1 October 2015 | Bisada village, Greater Noida

Asgari Begum (R), mother of Mohammad Ikhlaq who was killed by a mob over an allegation of cow slaughter, is consoled by a relative.

Photo by Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times

15 October 2015 | Rangdum, Jammu and Kashmir

A participant steers his car during Leg 5 on the fifth day of Raid De Himalaya Xtreme and Adventure Car Rally.

Photo by Virendra Singh Gosain/Hindustan Times

16 October 2015 | Kolkata

Former Brazilian footballer Pele greets the crowd on his arrival during the Under-17 boys final match of the Subroto Cup.

Photo by Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times

8 November 2015 | RJD office, Patna

RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and Nitish Kumar embrace after their grand alliance's victory in the Bihar assembly elections.

Photo by Arun Sharma/Hindustan Times

14 November 2015 | Netaji Indoor Stadium, Kolkata

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan takes a selfie with Vidya Balan, Moushumi Chatterjee, Jaya Bachchan, Sharmila Tagore, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and others at the inauguration ceremony of the 21st Kolkata International Film Festival.

Photo by Subhankar Chakraborty/Hindustan Times