Students of Aliah University shout slogan, carry banners as a part of protest against the Hijab (A Muslim Dress) ban in few Karnataka college, Kolkata, India, 09 February, 2022.
A child reacts as a health worker puts a cotton buds into his nose for a Rapid Antigen test amid coronavirus emergency in Kolkata, India, 28 January, 2022.
Congress activists detain by the city police during the protest against the fuel hike price in Kolkata, India, 10 July, 2021.
An old woman takes Covishield vaccination on a boat on the bank of the river Mundeshwari, Chitnan Village, India, 29 June, 2021. Cipla seeks nod to import Moderna COVID-19 vaccine in India according to an Indian media report.
An ill health woman lies on a cycle van wades through a water logged street in Kolkata, India, 17 June, 2021.
A child reacts as the health worker puts a cotton swab inside his mouth for a Covid-19 test in a government health centre in Kolkata, India, 31 May, 2021.
A woman tries to protect her child against the gusty wind and rain in Kolkata, India, 11 May, 2021.
A Covid-19 patient gets admitted to a government hospital in Kolkata, India, 22 April, 2021.
Family member breakdown, of a deceased covid-19 patient in a government hospital in Kolkata, India, 22 April, 2021. India reported 314,835 fresh coronavirus infections on Thursday according to an Indian media report.
Workers travel by a mini truck, passes by a Covid-19, electric crematorium center amid coronavirus emergency in Kolkata, India, 07 May, 2021.
A member of All Bengal Teachers Association, reacts as she was detained after a clash during the protest rally demands employment, salary and retirement plan, against the state government, Kolkata, India, 11 January, 2021.
Farmers protest rally in Kolkata, India, 13 January, 2021.
An elderly voter is assisted by a paramilitary personnel after casting her vote at a polling station during the Fifth phase West Bengal assembly election in Kolkata, India, 17 April, 2021.
All India Rail Roko protest by the leftist activists against the new farm laws, Kolkata, India, 18 February, 2021.
A man wears a face shield with a dome of an old building over his head, amid coronavirus emergency in Kolkata, India, 10 August, 2020.
A massive fire broke out in a chemical godown near the Howrah bridge in Kolkata, India, Saturday, 08 June, 2019. Twenty fire engines were there at the spot. No casualties have been reported.
Punya Chandra Nair, a slum dweller, earn his living by pulling a cycle rickshaw. He is not able to earn for the last one month during a nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) which affects his family economically, Kolkata, India, 23 April, 2020. South Asias coronavirus infections have crossed 37,000, with more than half in India, official data showed on Thursday, complicating the task of governments looking to scale back lockdowns that have destroyed the livelihoods of millions according to an Indian media report.
Trekkers walk through the frozen snow in the Himalayan mountains in Uttarakhand, India.
Mounted police passes through a foggy field in Kolkata, India, 18 January, 2020.
Jadavpur University students protest against the attack on police brutality towards the students of Jamia Millia Islamia University of Delhi who were protesting against the approval of Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) at the parliament and Non Register Citizens (NRC), Kolkata, India, 16 December, 2019. Fresh protests rocked India on December 16 as the anger grew over new citizenship legislation slammed as anti-Muslim, after six people died in the northeast and up to 200 were injured in New Delhi. (Photo by Indranil Aditya/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Police clash with Congress workers during a march organised by the Congress party to protest against the government's Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) in Kolkata on December 12, 2019. - Authorities deployed thousands of paramilitaries and blocked mobile internet in northeast India on December 12, while police fired blank rounds at protesters who defied a curfew to demonstrate against contentious new citizenship legislation.
Eden Garden stadium, The 42 building, Tata Center Building and few statues, is decorated with pink lights. It is the first day-night test cricket match between India and Bangladesh with pink ball, which starts from today at Eden Garden Stadium in Kolkata, India, 22 November, 2019.
Devotees perform Chhath Puja rituals during sunset, on November 02, 2019 in Kolkata, India. The Chhath Festival, also known as Surya Pooja, or worship of the sun, is observed in several parts of the Indian states celebrated by the Bihari community, and sees devotees worshipping the sun god on the banks of rivers or small ponds, and praying for the longevity and health of their spouse.
Demolition work on progress in the Lahori Tola area of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh state. - India's ancient city of Varanasi is clearing the way for a grand temple corridor by razing hundreds of old houses, wiping away its oldest neighbourhood and irking locals, 14 November, 2019. Earlier people built illegal houses, surrounding Hindu temple as a part of their house according to a member of a temple trustee.
People of slum beside a railway track celebrates Diwali festival in Kolkata, India, 27 October, 2019. Diwali, the Festival of Lights, marks victory over evil and commemorates the time when Hindu god Lord Rama achieved victory over Ravana and returned to his kingdom Ayodhya.