Nationwide strike and snowfall in Shimla: India this week

Updated On Jan 13, 2020 01:04 PM IST

From a nationwide strike called by 10 central trade unions to this winter’s heaviest snowfall in Shimla; a roundup of top photos from across the country.

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Members of various trade unions participate in a nationwide strike on January 8, in Patna. Workers from 10 central trade unions went on a strike pressing for a 12-point common demands related to minimum wage and social security among other issues. (AP Dube / HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:04 PM IST

Members of various trade unions participate in a nationwide strike on January 8, in Patna. Workers from 10 central trade unions went on a strike pressing for a 12-point common demands related to minimum wage and social security among other issues. (AP Dube / HT Photo)

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Tourists and locals hold umbrellas as they flock to the Ridge as it snowed in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. On January 8, Shimla witnessed the season’s heaviest snowfall. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:04 PM IST

Tourists and locals hold umbrellas as they flock to the Ridge as it snowed in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. On January 8, Shimla witnessed the season’s heaviest snowfall. (Deepak Sansta/HT Photo)

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Actor Deepika Padukone stands in solidarity with JNU students while they protest against violence inside the campus in New Delhi. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh and former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar also attended the protest. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)
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Actor Deepika Padukone stands in solidarity with JNU students while they protest against violence inside the campus in New Delhi. JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh and former JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar also attended the protest. (Vipin Kumar/HT Photo)

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Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Congress leader Prithviraj Chauhan kick-start the ‘Gandhi Shanti Yatra’ at Gateway of India, in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)
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Former Union finance minister Yashwant Sinha, NCP chief Sharad Pawar and Congress leader Prithviraj Chauhan kick-start the ‘Gandhi Shanti Yatra’ at Gateway of India, in Mumbai. (Satish Bate/HT Photo)

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Mother of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student, who was gang-raped seven years ago in Delhi, is surrounded by lawyers as she speaks to the media after the court issued a black warrant to execute the convicts, outside Patiala House Court in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)
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Mother of the 23-year-old physiotherapy student, who was gang-raped seven years ago in Delhi, is surrounded by lawyers as she speaks to the media after the court issued a black warrant to execute the convicts, outside Patiala House Court in New Delhi. (Biplov Bhuyan/HT Photo)

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Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee addresses a gathering during the 25th anniversary celebration of Pratham, a non-profit group working in the field of school education, at TISS Naoroji Campus, Deonar, in Mumbai. (Aalok Soni/HT Photo)
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Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee addresses a gathering during the 25th anniversary celebration of Pratham, a non-profit group working in the field of school education, at TISS Naoroji Campus, Deonar, in Mumbai. (Aalok Soni/HT Photo)

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Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the third T20i match between India and Sri Lanka at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. (ANI photo)
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Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the third T20i match between India and Sri Lanka at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune. (ANI photo)

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The second tower of a water-front residential apartment is demolished using controlled implosion in Kochi. Authorities in Kerala on Saturday razed down two high-rise luxury apartments in one of the largest demolition drives in India involving residential complexes for violating environmental norms. (RS Iyer/AP photo)
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The second tower of a water-front residential apartment is demolished using controlled implosion in Kochi. Authorities in Kerala on Saturday razed down two high-rise luxury apartments in one of the largest demolition drives in India involving residential complexes for violating environmental norms. (RS Iyer/AP photo)

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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is seen during an election campaign event, where he presented AAP’s report card based on the Delhi government’s performance for the last five years, at Connaught Place in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)
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Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal is seen during an election campaign event, where he presented AAP’s report card based on the Delhi government’s performance for the last five years, at Connaught Place in New Delhi. (Raj K Raj/HT Photo)

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Dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, in Guwahati, Assam. (PTI photo)
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Dancers perform at the opening ceremony of the 3rd Khelo India Youth Games at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, in Guwahati, Assam. (PTI photo)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils a sculpture at Currency Building in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils a sculpture at Currency Building in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

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Author Arundhati Roy raises slogans during a protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), in New Delhi. (Amal KS/HT Photo)
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Author Arundhati Roy raises slogans during a protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), in New Delhi. (Amal KS/HT Photo)

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A man drives while wearing a helmet during a nationwide general strike called by trade unions, in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)
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A man drives while wearing a helmet during a nationwide general strike called by trade unions, in Kolkata. (Samir Jana/HT Photo)

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A man plays a shot during a street cricket match even as dense fog enveloped parts of Pune. (Sanket Wankhade/HT Photo)
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A man plays a shot during a street cricket match even as dense fog enveloped parts of Pune. (Sanket Wankhade/HT Photo)

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A view of the Neermahal, the palace of Tripura’s last king Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. Built in the 1930s in the middle of a lake at Melagarh in Sepahijala district, the palace now belongs to the state government and is no longer a property of his descendants, the Tripura high court ruled on January 6. (HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 13, 2020 01:04 PM IST

A view of the Neermahal, the palace of Tripura’s last king Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur. Built in the 1930s in the middle of a lake at Melagarh in Sepahijala district, the palace now belongs to the state government and is no longer a property of his descendants, the Tripura high court ruled on January 6. (HT Photo)

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