May 17: Delhi and beyond, in pictures
The day’s developments, events and news makers
JD(S) chief and former PM HD Deve Gowda and Congress leaders Ghulam Nabi Azad, Mallikarjun Kharge and Siddaramaiah at Vidhan Soudha, Bengaluru during a sit-in demonstration organised jointly by JD-S and Congress to protest against B.S. Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in as the Karnataka Chief Minister.
Yashwant Sinha, former finance minister and BJP leader, and others protesting at Vijay Chowk against ‘strangling of democracy in Karnataka’ in New Delhi.
Congress leader and lawyer Abhishek Manu Singhvi arrives at the Supreme Court for the hearing of Congress & JD(S) petition challenging Karnataka Governor’s decision to invite BJP for forming government in the state .
Rahul Gandhi at Panchayati Raj Sammelan Indoor Stadium in Raipur , Chhattisgarh
Finance Ministers of different opposition ruled states addressing the media after calling on the President with their grievances about the terms of the 15th Finance Commission at Vijay Chowk in New Delhi.
Muslims offer prayers on the first day of Ramzan at Budshah Chowk in Srinagar.
Bollywood lyricist Gulzar with filmmaker and daughter Meghna Gulzar during an event to celebrate the success of the film Raazi in Mumbai.
Actor Gary Oldman, left, kisses his wife Gisele Schmidt during a photo call at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France.
President Donald Trump salutes as he arrives on Marine One at Walter Reed National Military Medical Centre, Bethesda. The White House says Melania Trump is hospitalised after undergoing a procedure to treat a benign kidney condition.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, centre , speaks with Serbia President Aleksander Vusic, right, Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci, second left, and Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov, left, during a group photo at an EU and Western Balkan heads of state summit at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria
People shout slogans during a protest at Grant Park in Chicago, the United States. Several hundred Palestinian Americans and their supporters rallied here to protest against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem and denounced Israeli forces’ recent violence in Gaza.
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