Inside India: September 10, 2013

  • An Indian tribal boy holds out his fishing line in a rice field in Umwang, in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya. Anupam Nath / AP Photo
  • A labourer sorts onions inside Shivshankar Trading Co.'s onion storehouse at the Agriculture Produce Market Committee (APMC) wholesale market in Lasalgaon, India is preparing to import onions for the first time in two years as a surge in prices threatens to trigger a backlash against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh before next year’s elections. Dhiraj Singh / Bloomberg
  • A Indian woman arranges fish for drying at a harbor in Chennai. India's new central bank chief Raghuran Rajan kicked off his first day in office Wednesday by announcing short-term measures to boost confidence as the troubled Indian economy slows and the currency tumbles. Arun Sankar K. / AP Photo
  • Indian warehouse labourers walk past in Agartala, the capital of India's northeastern state of Tripura. Four people were injured in the blaze which was suspected to be caused by an electrical short circuit. Arindam Dey / AFP
  • A vermilion-caked Indian youth, center, sells coloured powder on the banks of the River Ganges, after floodwaters receded near the Sangam in Allahabad on. Many areas in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh were inundated from prolonged monsoon rains. Sanjay Kanojia / AFP
  • An employee stands inside a cabin of the ‘Palace on Wheels’ train in New Delhi. The luxury tourist train departed Wednesday on its first commercial journey for 2013-2014 to Rajasthan and Agra. Tsering Topgyal / AP Photo
  • An Indian worker arranges scarves after dyeing them at a workshop in Mumbai. India's new central bank recently announced short-term measures to boost confidence as the troubled Indian economy slows and the currency tumbles. Rafiq Maqbool / AP Photo
  • A volunteer examines a Cattle Egret chick at an animal hospital at Hathijan village, on the outskirts of the Western Indian city of Ahmedabad. According to a veterinary doctor, at least 400 Cattle Egrets were rescued and more than 100 died at the site of an illegal tree cutting at Ranasan village of Sabarkantha district, about 90 km (56 miles) from Ahmedabad. Amit Dave / Reuters
  • Dancers in body paint wait to take part in a performance during festivities marking the start of the annual harvest festival of 'Onam' in the southern Indian city of Kochi. The ten-day-long Hindu festival is celebrated annually in India's southern coastal state of Kerala to commemorate the return of King Mahabali to his beloved subjects. Sivaram V / Reuters

A view of news and daily life on the Indian subcontinent.

Editing and sequencing by photo editor RJ Mickelson