June 1: Delhi and beyond, in  pictures

The day’s developments, events and newsmakers

Agencies

NH Photo
NH Photo
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh presents a bouquet to Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on her being elected as Congress Parliamentary Party leader at CPP General Body Meeting, at Parliament House in New Delhi.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Ministers Nitin Gadkari, Rajnath Singh, Amit Shah, Nirmala Sitharaman and others during the first cabinet meeting, at the Prime Minister’s Office, in South Block, New Delhi.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh along with three Services’ Chiefs pays homage to the martyrs at National War Memorial ahead of taking charge as Defence Minister, in New Delhi.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata, TVS Motor Company CMD Venu Srinivasan, Hero Group Chairman Sunil Kant Munjal, Tata Sons Ltd Chairman N Chandrasekaran and CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee during ‘Memorial for Prof Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya function’ with Daughter Malini Bhattacharyya, in Mumbai.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
A vendor sells sewai (vermicelli) during the holy month of Ramadan, in Dibrugarh.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Young boys take bath from a tubewell on a hot, summer day as temperature soars in the capital, in New Delhi.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
People carry earthen pitchers to protest against Ahmedabad Municipal corporation (AMC) for completion of various water-related demands, in Ahmedabad.
PTI Photo
PTI Photo
Giraffes rest inside their enclosure on a hot day at Alipore Zoological Garden, in Kolkata.
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Rajpath garden workers resting under the tree in the scorching afternoon on Saturday
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Young girls having nimbu pani at Rajpath in New Delhi
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
Riksha puller resting under the shadow of pillar at ITO in New Delhi.
Pramod Pushkarna
Pramod Pushkarna
A squirrel quenching its thirst in the hot summer afternoon in Delhi
AP/PTI
AP/PTI
People wait for Pope Francis to celebrate Mass at the Marian shrine, in Sumuleu Ciuc, Romania. Francis began a three-day pilgrimage to Romania on Friday that in many ways is completing the 1999 trip by St. John Paul II that marked the first-ever papal visit to a majority Orthodox country. 

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