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Day in Pics: 24th February

Feb 24, 2015, 20:38 PM IST
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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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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.

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

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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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.

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

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

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