Uddhav Thackeray takes over as Maha CM and Hyderabad rape: India this week

From Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray taking over as the chief minister of Maharashtra to the nationwide protests in the wake of the rape and murder of a veterinarian in Hyderabad; a roundup of top photos from across the country.

Updated On Dec 01, 2019 01:42 PM IST
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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray gestures after he was elected as Maharashtra Chief Minister by the Maha Vikas Aghadi in the presence of NCP chief Shaead Pawar, at Trident hotel, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (HT Photo)
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Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray gestures after he was elected as Maharashtra Chief Minister by the Maha Vikas Aghadi in the presence of NCP chief Shaead Pawar, at Trident hotel, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (HT Photo)

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A placard is seen as differently-abled people hold a sit-in protest for the fifth consecutive day against the irregularities in the exam results for railways, at Mandi House circle in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)
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A placard is seen as differently-abled people hold a sit-in protest for the fifth consecutive day against the irregularities in the exam results for railways, at Mandi House circle in New Delhi. (Sonu Mehta/HT Photo)

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Indian Navy soldiers rehearse for Navy day celebrations near Gateway of India at Colaba, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Ragul Krishnan / HT Photo)
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Indian Navy soldiers rehearse for Navy day celebrations near Gateway of India at Colaba, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. (Ragul Krishnan / HT Photo)

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People are seen walking on foam that has formed due to increased pollution, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. (Arun Sankar / AFP)
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People are seen walking on foam that has formed due to increased pollution, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. (Arun Sankar / AFP)

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A view of snow covered field after fresh snowfall, at Tangmarg, about 35 km from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)
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A view of snow covered field after fresh snowfall, at Tangmarg, about 35 km from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. (Waseem Andrabi / HT Photo)

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Birds fly around a tree as sun sets in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (Ajit Solanki / AP)
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Birds fly around a tree as sun sets in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. (Ajit Solanki / AP)

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Students from different organisations hold placards to protest against the Telangana Government after the horrific rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, at Parliament Street, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
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Students from different organisations hold placards to protest against the Telangana Government after the horrific rape and murder of a veterinary doctor in Hyderabad, at Parliament Street, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Devotees carry Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the holy book of the Sikhs, in a special golden palanquin as they circumambulate the holy pond during a religious procession on the eve of the martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru, at Golden Temple, in Amritsar, Punjab. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)
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Devotees carry Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the holy book of the Sikhs, in a special golden palanquin as they circumambulate the holy pond during a religious procession on the eve of the martyrdom day of Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh Guru, at Golden Temple, in Amritsar, Punjab. (Sameer Sehgal / HT Photo)

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Thalassaemia and AIDS Prevention Society activists paint their bodies to raise awareness about AIDS and the stigma faced by HIV positive individuals on the eve of World AIDS Day, at Baje Kadamtala Ghat (Babughat), beside river Hooghly, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)
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Thalassaemia and AIDS Prevention Society activists paint their bodies to raise awareness about AIDS and the stigma faced by HIV positive individuals on the eve of World AIDS Day, at Baje Kadamtala Ghat (Babughat), beside river Hooghly, in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Samir Jana / HT Photo)

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A scenic view of Shimla from Tara Devi with the snow-clad Himalayan range in the backdrop, in Himachal Pradesh. (Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)
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A scenic view of Shimla from Tara Devi with the snow-clad Himalayan range in the backdrop, in Himachal Pradesh. (Deepak Sansta / HT Photo)

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Men feed migratory seagulls along the Yamuna river on a smoggy morning, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)
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Men feed migratory seagulls along the Yamuna river on a smoggy morning, in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna / HT Photo)

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Fumes of smoke are seen due to stubble burning, as a farmer looks on, near Meham Sugar Mills in Rohtak, Haryana. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)
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Fumes of smoke are seen due to stubble burning, as a farmer looks on, near Meham Sugar Mills in Rohtak, Haryana. (Yogendra Kumar / HT Photo)

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Indian grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (R) plays against Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen on the 5th day of ‘Tata Steel Chess India 2019-Blitz format’ in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Swapan Mahapatra / PTI)
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Indian grandmaster Vidit Santosh Gujrathi (R) plays against Norwegian grandmaster Magnus Carlsen on the 5th day of ‘Tata Steel Chess India 2019-Blitz format’ in Kolkata, West Bengal. (Swapan Mahapatra / PTI)

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Congress President Sonia Gandhi reads the constitution near the statue of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar during a protest by members of the Opposition in Parliament after they boycotted the joint address that was called to commemorate the Constitution Day, owing to political developments and government formation in Maharashtra, on November 26. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)
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Congress President Sonia Gandhi reads the constitution near the statue of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar during a protest by members of the Opposition in Parliament after they boycotted the joint address that was called to commemorate the Constitution Day, owing to political developments and government formation in Maharashtra, on November 26. (Mohd Zakir / HT Photo)

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar greets his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi before the start of India Japan 2+2 talks in New Delhi to boost bilateral security and defence cooperation between the two countries. (Manish Swarup / AP)
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar greets his Japanese counterpart Toshimitsu Motegi before the start of India Japan 2+2 talks in New Delhi to boost bilateral security and defence cooperation between the two countries. (Manish Swarup / AP)

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