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In Pictures

A team of healthcare workers on their way to a vaccination drive in Kashmir's Naranag village in Ganderbal district | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Walking for kilometres, vaccination teams in Kashmir are welcomed by many, but some run away

ThePrint followed teams of healthcare workers in Kashmir's Bandipora and Ganderbal districts, as they trekked for kilometres to vaccinate people.
`Posters with Danish's quotes | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Remembering Danish Siddiqui — Indian journalists pay tribute to Pulitzer-winning photographer

Reuters photojournalist Danish Siddiqui was killed Friday while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters.
The new library at the Janpath hotel, in spread across two floors | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts finds new, smaller home at Janpath Hotel

Under the Central Vista project, three new ministry buildings will replace IGNCA, and the institution will be given a permanent place at Jamnagar House by 2023.
(from left to right): RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav, former PM Chandra Shekhar and Congress leader Manmohan Singh at Iftar party at Bihar Bhawan, New Delhi| Photo: Praveen Jain

Remembering Chandra Shekhar, India’s 8th PM who was in office for just seven months

On Chandra Shekhar's 14th death anniversary, a look at the life and times of the former Prime Minister of India in pictures.
Former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao, Congress leader Sonia Gandhi and former PM Chandra Shekhar at Parliament House | Photo: Praveen Jain

100 years of PV Narasimha Rao — the memorable tenure of an ‘accidental PM’ in pictures

With 1991 economic reforms, Narasimha Rao & Manmohan Singh steered India out of economic abyss. Rao is also credited with doing away with the Licence Raj in India.
Tribal women sit under the Sal wood trees with their lunch boxes | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

A community kitchen in a Bengal village is providing food to tribals during lockdown

A part of the school for tribal kids has been converted into a kitchen. It provides food to around 250 villagers, mostly tribals & migrant workers who lost jobs during the lockdown.
A smiling former PM Rajiv Gandhi displays his collection of rakhis

On Rajiv Gandhi’s 30th death anniversary, rare pictures of India’s youngest PM

On Rajiv Gandhi's death anniversary, ThePrint brings you some pictures of the former PM from his days as a politician.
Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi, which has been a designated crematorium for Covid victims, saw a sudden rise in the number of bodies after the second wave of the pandemic hit the country and capital Delhi. Grieving relatives had to stand in queues for interminable hours as the cremation ground became a sea of burning pyres and its electric burners billowed out spirals of smoke.

Funeral queues, grieving families, gasping patients — these photos tell how Delhi is suffering

I have never seen a crematorium this full, people waiting in queues for hours. A worker told me how two families abandoned the bodies, fearing for own lives standing amid burning pyres.
A woman rests her head on the seat of a scooter as she weeps outside a Delhi mortuary while waiting for the body of her sister, who died of Covid-19 Thursday | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Eyewitness to mass grief: A chilling account in words, and photos, of a young photojournalist

In two hours, around 10-12 bodies were collected by families from Maulana Azad College mortuary in Delhi Thursday. Ambulance drivers say they have been ferrying 40-50 bodies every day.
Family members stand between burning pyres at the Seemapuri crematorium | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

17 ‘triggering’ images, each tells story of Delhi’s Covid disaster that a thousand words can’t

For well over a week, the same old story has been playing out in the national capital — of deaths, few hospital beds and a city gasping for breath.

On Camera

YourTurn

Katrina Kaif and Vicky Kaushal | PTI/ANI

Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif have pulled off the greatest Bollywood ‘heist’

How to be private people in a 24x7 online world? Vicky Kaushal and Katrina Kaif just pulled off an impossible feat.

Billionaire backed FabIndia seeks Rs 3,770 crore in IPO

FabIndia aims to submit its draft red herring prospectus as soon as early next year. Its IPO will largely consist of investors selling existing shares.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu in New Delhi Monday | ANI

Why Rajnath raised China’s Ladakh aggression at 2+2 dialogue with Beijing’s friend Russia

India and Russia’s maiden 2+2 dialogue comes at a time when New Delhi’s ties with Washington are on an upswing while its oldest ally — Moscow — gets closer to Beijing.   

Yes, UPA’s dead. But here’s what Mamata, PK are saying about Congress & why that’s right too

Even in its second successive annihilation by BJP, Congress retained a solid block of 20% votes. That’s why all of BJP’s victims want the Congress at the core of their challenge.
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