Today in pics: December 29, 2013

Sun Dec 29 2013, 16:32 hrs
BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi today targeted Rahul Gandhi yet again, saying while nothing is being done to check price rise and corruption, the Congress leader has been only coming out with "akashwani" (celestial voices). (PTI)
BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi today targeted Rahul Gandhi yet again, saying while nothing is being done to check price rise and corruption, the Congress leader has been only coming out with "akashwani" (celestial voices). (PTI)
Modi's made these remarks at a rally here apparently referring to the Congress Vice-President's meeting with Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states in Delhi on Friday during which he asked them to check prices and implement the Lokayukta Act on the lines of Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill. (PTI)
Modi's made these remarks at a rally here apparently referring to the Congress Vice-President's meeting with Chief Ministers of Congress-ruled states in Delhi on Friday during which he asked them to check prices and implement the Lokayukta Act on the lines of Lokpal and Lokayukta Bill. (PTI)
Gandhi had disapproved of the Maharashtra government's decision to reject the Adarsh Commission's report on the society building scam. (PTI)
Gandhi had disapproved of the Maharashtra government's decision to reject the Adarsh Commission's report on the society building scam. (PTI)
"In ancient times, people heard akashwani (celestial voices) that came as if they (voices) were not concerned about the happenings around....Today, there is akashwani that Cms will do this, CMs will do that. People who are involved in corruption....if there is honesty in the words of people who do akashwani, then they should respond as to how corruption developed under Congress in Jharkhand," Modi said without naming Gandhi. (PTI)
"In ancient times, people heard akashwani (celestial voices) that came as if they (voices) were not concerned about the happenings around....Today, there is akashwani that Cms will do this, CMs will do that. People who are involved in corruption....if there is honesty in the words of people who do akashwani, then they should respond as to how corruption developed under Congress in Jharkhand," Modi said without naming Gandhi. (PTI)
A section of DTC drivers and conductors, employed on contractual basis, reached Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here today to press for their demand to make them permanent employees of the city's main public transport operator. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
A section of DTC drivers and conductors, employed on contractual basis, reached Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence here today to press for their demand to make them permanent employees of the city's main public transport operator. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Around 1,000 drivers and conductors of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) gathered outside Kejriwal's house to congratulate him on becoming Chief Minister of Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Around 1,000 drivers and conductors of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) gathered outside Kejriwal's house to congratulate him on becoming Chief Minister of Delhi. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
The DTC staff, who have been working with the public transport operator on contractual basis, shouted slogans "Arvind Zindabad", hoping that the newly sworn-in Chief Minister would work towards ending contractual employment. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
The DTC staff, who have been working with the public transport operator on contractual basis, shouted slogans "Arvind Zindabad", hoping that the newly sworn-in Chief Minister would work towards ending contractual employment. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
"About 14,000 drivers and conductors have been hired on contractual basis by DTC. We have been working on contractual basis for around 10 years. Despite after such long service, DTC has still not made us permanent," said Ramesh, a DTC driver. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
"About 14,000 drivers and conductors have been hired on contractual basis by DTC. We have been working on contractual basis for around 10 years. Despite after such long service, DTC has still not made us permanent," said Ramesh, a DTC driver. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Despite a number of drivers and conductors gathered outside Kejriwal's house, Suresh, a bus conductor, said the DTC service across Delhi would not be affected as only a section of the DTC staff had come to visit the Delhi CM. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Despite a number of drivers and conductors gathered outside Kejriwal's house, Suresh, a bus conductor, said the DTC service across Delhi would not be affected as only a section of the DTC staff had come to visit the Delhi CM. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
"Kejriwal during elections promised that he would finish "Thekari Pratha" (contractual service) in Delhi after becoming Chief Minister. We are very hopeful that Kejriwal would direct DTC to make us permanent," said Deshpal, a driver. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
"Kejriwal during elections promised that he would finish "Thekari Pratha" (contractual service) in Delhi after becoming Chief Minister. We are very hopeful that Kejriwal would direct DTC to make us permanent," said Deshpal, a driver. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Activists of Youth Artist Society for Peace and Harmony also congratulated Kejriwal and were seen celebrating outside his house. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)
Activists of Youth Artist Society for Peace and Harmony also congratulated Kejriwal and were seen celebrating outside his house. (IE Photo: Ravi Kanojia)

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