Day in Pics: 24th February

Feb 24, 2015, 20:38 PM IST
Social activist Medha Patkar speaks to anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a protest against the government’s proposed move to ease rules for acquiring land to facilitate infrastructure projects in New Delhi.
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Social activist Medha Patkar speaks to anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal during a protest against the government’s proposed move to ease rules for acquiring land to facilitate infrastructure projects in New Delhi.

Farmers gather for a protest against the government’s proposed move to ease rules for acquiring land to facilitate infrastructure projects in New Delhi.
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Farmers gather for a protest against the government’s proposed move to ease rules for acquiring land to facilitate infrastructure projects in New Delhi.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses a press conference after the 14th Finance Commission report was tabled in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.
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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addresses a press conference after the 14th Finance Commission report was tabled in the Lok Sabha, in New Delhi.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah addresses the media after a meeting with Kashmir’s regional Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti in New Delhi.
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah addresses the media after a meeting with Kashmir’s regional Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti in New Delhi.

West Indies batsman Chris Gayle celebrates after scoring a double century during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against Zimbabwe in Canberra, Australia.
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West Indies batsman Chris Gayle celebrates after scoring a double century during their Cricket World Cup Pool B match against Zimbabwe in Canberra, Australia.

A young couple kiss each other as they celebrate Clean Monday with a flour war, a unique colorful flour fight marking the end of the carnival season in the port town of Galaxidi, some 200 kilometers (120 miles) west of Athens.
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A young couple kiss each other as they celebrate Clean Monday with a flour war, a unique colorful flour fight marking the end of the carnival season in the port town of Galaxidi, some 200 kilometers (120 miles) west of Athens.

A woman shouts slogans against violence by security forces during a protest at the Mare slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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A woman shouts slogans against violence by security forces during a protest at the Mare slum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Carmen Lopez, of Palmdale, Calif., shakes snow from her umbrella, in Wrightwood, Calif.
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Carmen Lopez, of Palmdale, Calif., shakes snow from her umbrella, in Wrightwood, Calif.

Somalis run from an explosion during a fire that engulfed a fuel market, causing extensive property damage but no loss of life, in the Hodan district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.
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Somalis run from an explosion during a fire that engulfed a fuel market, causing extensive property damage but no loss of life, in the Hodan district of the capital Mogadishu, Somalia.

Napoli's Mareck Hamsik celebrates after scoring second goal during a Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Sassuolo, at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, Italy.
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Napoli's Mareck Hamsik celebrates after scoring second goal during a Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Sassuolo, at the San Paolo stadium in Naples, Italy.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. applauds as President Barack Obama makes the thumbs up sign as he arrives to speak at AARP in Washington
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. applauds as President Barack Obama makes the thumbs up sign as he arrives to speak at AARP in Washington

Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, wife of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, adopts Yaduveer Gopalraj as his successor and renamed him as Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a royal ceremony in Mysore.
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Pramoda Devi Wadiyar, wife of late Srikanta Datta Narasimharaja Wadiyar, adopts Yaduveer Gopalraj as his successor and renamed him as Yaduveer Krishnadatta Chamaraja Wadiyar at a royal ceremony in Mysore.

Social activist Anna Hazare with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia at a meeting at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.
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Social activist Anna Hazare with Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his deputy Manish Sisodia at a meeting at Maharashtra Sadan in New Delhi.

Congress MLAs hold placards and wear masks during a protest against Gujarat governments failure in controlling swine flu cases, in Gandhinagar.
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Congress MLAs hold placards and wear masks during a protest against Gujarat governments failure in controlling swine flu cases, in Gandhinagar.

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