Inside India: February 22, 2014

  • A worker collects palm oil fruit inside a palm oil factory in Sepang, outside Kuala Lumpur. Samsul Said / Reuters
  • A Hindu devotee sleeps at Sangam, the confluence of the rivers Ganges, Yamuna and the Saraswati during the traditional fair of Magh Mela, in Allahabad. Rajesh Kumar Singh  / AP Photo
  • An Indian Hindu priest rotates a traditional oil lamp as he performs evening rituals at the Sangam, the confluence of the Rivers Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati during the annual traditional fair of Magh Mela in Allahabad. Rajesh Kumar Singh / AP Photo
  • Indian boys play volleyball on the banks of the Daya River on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Bhubaneswar. Biswaranjan Rout / AP Photo
  • Dawoodi Bohra Muslims raise their arms as they take blessings from their new spiritual leader Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin in Mumbai. Danish Siddiqui / Reuters
  • Indian labourers remove animal statues from a tent used during the annual Magh Mela festival at Sangam in Allahabad. Sanjay Kanokia / AFP
  • An Indian worker processes cotton for quilts at a factory on the outskirts of Jammu, India, Tuesday, Feb. 18,2014. Some 800 million people in the country live in poverty and many of them migrate to big cities in search of a livelihood. Channi Anand / AP Photo
  • People walk past snow covered cars after heavy snowfall in the northern Indian city of Shimla. Reuters
  • A Kashmiri government daily wage employee shouts anti-government slogans from an Indian police vehicle after he was detained during a protest march in Srinagar. Indian police detained a dozen of  such employees who have been demanding regularisation of their jobs and release of pending salaries. Farooq Khan / EPA
  • An Indian fisherman throws his net in a small pond at the outskirts of Mumbai, India. Divyakant Solanki / EPA
  • A woman walks along a narrow-gauge railroad track during heavy snowfall in the northern hill town of Shimla. AFP

A view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent for the week of February 22, 2014.