February 8: Delhi and beyond, in pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

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PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Chhattisgarh Chief Minister and Finance Minister Bhupesh Baghel before presenting state budget 2019-20 in the Assembly, in Raipur.
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami with Deputy Chief Minister and Finnace Minister O. Panneerselvam ahead of the presentation of state budget 2019-20 in the state assembly, in Chennai.

Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
The Budget Session of Tamil Nadu Assembly underway, in Chennai.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Congress member Mallikarjun Kharge speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya and others offer prayer after taking a holy dip at Sangam during Kumbh Mela, in Allahabad.
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Bangladesh Foreign Affairs Minister A.K. Abdul Momen co-chair 5th India-Bangladesh Joint Consultative Committee Meeting in New Delhi.

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
A supporter of President Nicolas Maduro signs a petition during an event at Bolivar Square in Caracas, Venezuela. Maduro said that he hopes to collect 10 million signatures to ask Washington to withdraw its threats of war against the people of Venezuela.
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Illinois State Sen. Kimberly Lightford, D-Maywood, center, gets a hug from Illinois State Sen. Iris Martinez, D-Chicago, after Senate Bill 1, a bill sponsored by Lightford to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025, passed the Senate on a vote of 39-18 at the Illinois state Capitol, in Springfield.

AP/PTI
AP/PTI
Thousands of demonstrators march in the street as they chant anti-government slogans during a protest to demand the resignation of President Jovenel Moise and demanding to know how Petro Caribe funds have been used by the current and past administrations, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Much of the financial support to help Haiti rebuild after the 2010 earthquake comes from Venezuela’s Petro Caribe fund, a 2005 pact that gives suppliers below-market financing for oil and is under the control of the central government. 
Photo: IANS
Photo: IANS
Trucks seen stranded on the Jammu-Srinagar highway after the strategic 300 km-long road remained closed for the third consecutive day due to heavy snowfall and landslides.

PTI Photo
PTI Photo
A view of snow-covered city following heavy snowfall in northern hill town of Shimla.
Pramod pushkarna
Pramod pushkarna
President booth which cost several lakhs to country or india Dismentilling

Pramod pushkarna
Pramod pushkarna
Holidaying around india gate after republic day.

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