Today in pics: December 27, 2013

Fri Dec 27 2013, 15:04 hrs
Preparations are underway at Ramleela Maidan on the eve of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath taking ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Preparations are underway at Ramleela Maidan on the eve of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath taking ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
A gunman man stand guards at Ramleela Maidan on the eve of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath taking ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
A gunman man stand guards at Ramleela Maidan on the eve of AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's oath taking ceremony as Delhi Chief Minister in New Delhi on Friday. (PTI)
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia at the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur on Friday. (PTI)
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia at the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur on Friday. (PTI)
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia with wife Isher Ahluwalia at the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur on Friday. (PTI)
Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia with wife Isher Ahluwalia at the Brihadeeswarar Temple in Thanjavur on Friday. (PTI)
Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned the move by the Centre to hike CNG prices when a new government was to assume power in Delhi in two days' time even as he suggested that autorickshaw fares in the national capital may be revised as a result of the steep increase.  Arvind Kejriwal during his Janta Darbar at the party office in Delhi on Friday. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Chief Minister designate Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned the move by the Centre to hike CNG prices when a new government was to assume power in Delhi in two days' time even as he suggested that autorickshaw fares in the national capital may be revised as a result of the steep increase.
Arvind Kejriwal during his Janta Darbar at the party office in Delhi on Friday. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
"What was the need to increase CNG prices when a new government is to take over in Delhi. It raises suspicions about their intention. I will look at the files once I take over tomorrow and see if the hike can be rolled back," Kejriwal said. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
"What was the need to increase CNG prices when a new government is to take over in Delhi. It raises suspicions about their intention. I will look at the files once I take over tomorrow and see if the hike can be rolled back," Kejriwal said. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Seeking to send out a message of austerity, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will tomorrow be taking the metro to Ramlila Maidan to take oath as the Delhi Chief Minister. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Seeking to send out a message of austerity, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal will tomorrow be taking the metro to Ramlila Maidan to take oath as the Delhi Chief Minister. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Asked about the Janta Darbar, Kejriwal said that, "it shows that the system, from top to bottom, has collapsed and needs to be amended. That is why the people are coming to the Chief Minister with their problems." (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Asked about the Janta Darbar, Kejriwal said that, "it shows that the system, from top to bottom, has collapsed and needs to be amended. That is why the people are coming to the Chief Minister with their problems." (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
A blast in a moving bicycle killed five persons near Jalpaiguri town in north Bengal tonight with the attack suspected to have been carried out by extremist outfit Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) which observed the martyrs' day. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)
A blast in a moving bicycle killed five persons near Jalpaiguri town in north Bengal tonight with the attack suspected to have been carried out by extremist outfit Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) which observed the martyrs' day. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)
Nine people were also injured in the attack at Bajrapara at around 7 pm, Police said. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)
Nine people were also injured in the attack at Bajrapara at around 7 pm, Police said. (IE Photo: Subham Dutta)
Police use water cannon on protesting Congress workers in Varanasi on Thursday. (PTI)
Police use water cannon on protesting Congress workers in Varanasi on Thursday. (PTI)
Police detain Congress workers and actor turned politician Raj Babber during their protest in Varanasi on Thursday. (PTI)
Police detain Congress workers and actor turned politician Raj Babber during their protest in Varanasi on Thursday. (PTI)
In her petition challenging the clean chit given by a special investigation team to Narendra Modi and others in the Gulberg Society killings, Zakia Jafri had used the expressions "ethnic cleansing" and "genocide".   Zakia Jafri addresses the media in the campus of an Ahmedabad court. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
In her petition challenging the clean chit given by a special investigation team to Narendra Modi and others in the Gulberg Society killings, Zakia Jafri had used the expressions "ethnic cleansing" and "genocide".
Zakia Jafri addresses the media in the campus of an Ahmedabad court. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
On Thursday, Ahmedabad metropolitan magistrate B J Ganatra dismissed both "foreign terms" as not applicable while rejecting Zakia's petition. Ganatra also rejected the "larger conspiracy" argument raised by Jafri. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
On Thursday, Ahmedabad metropolitan magistrate B J Ganatra dismissed both "foreign terms" as not applicable while rejecting Zakia's petition. Ganatra also rejected the "larger conspiracy" argument raised by Jafri. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)

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