India: Today’s news in pictures
Jan 09, 2018 17:17 IST
Gujarat MLA and Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani addresses a rally at Parliament street. Mevani arrived at Yuva Hunkar Rally along with farmers’ rights activist Akhil Gogoi, JNU students Shehla Rashid, Umar Khalid and Vinay Ratan Singh of Bhim Army despite police denying permission for the event. (Burhaan Kinu / HT Photo)
Yusuf Pathan was punished with a back-dated ban of 5 months on Tuesday for a doping violation. Significantly, his ban will end on January 14, having started on August 15 last year. The 35-year-old was banned after he inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrup. (Danish Siddiqui / REUTERS File)
PM Narendra Modi addressed the first PIO Parliamentarians Conference and asked Indian origin lawmakers from across the world to partner in India’s development and act as catalysts in the country’s economic growth. He added, over half the total investment into the country has come in the last three years. (Kamal Singh / PTI)
People stand while the national anthem is played before a movie at Regal cinema, New Delhi. The Supreme Court today said playing the national anthem in cinema halls is not mandatory, a day after the government asked the top court to put on hold its November 2016 order. (Raj K Raj / HT Photo)
Contingents rehearse for the upcoming Republic Day parade at Rajpath in New Delhi. It was foggy morning in New Delhi with minimum temperature recorded at 4.2°C, three notches below the season’s average, the weather office said. The Met predicted a misty day ahead. (Mohit Suneja / HT Photo)
about the galleryIndia news in pictures -- a roundup of today’s top news across the country from Jignesh Mevani's Yuva Hunkar rally in New Delhi to Yusuf Pathan's doping case.