Today in pics: December 5, 2013

Thu Dec 05 2013, 18:52 hrs
Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah, his son and Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah and other leaders offering prayers at the grave of founder of the National Conference Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary at Naseembagh in Srinagar on Thursday. (PTI)
Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah, his son and Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah and other leaders offering prayers at the grave of founder of the National Conference Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary at Naseembagh in Srinagar on Thursday. (PTI)
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah waves to crowd during a public meeting after offering prayers at the grave of founder of the National Conference Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary at Naseembagh in Srinagar on Thursday. (PTI)
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah waves to crowd during a public meeting after offering prayers at the grave of founder of the National Conference Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah on the occasion of his 108th birth anniversary at Naseembagh in Srinagar on Thursday. (PTI)
On a day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi dubbed the communal violence bill as a "recipe for disaster", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government would try to evolve a broadbased consensus on issues which are of "great" legislative importance.  Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Minister of Urban Development, Kamal Nath and Minister of State PMO, V. Narayanasamy during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
On a day Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Narendra Modi dubbed the communal violence bill as a "recipe for disaster", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday said the government would try to evolve a broadbased consensus on issues which are of "great" legislative importance.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with Minister of Urban Development, Kamal Nath and Minister of State PMO, V. Narayanasamy during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said the government is looking at addressing the immediate concerns of the industry by firming up new rules.  Kapil Sibal during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
Telecom Minister Kapil Sibal said the government is looking at addressing the immediate concerns of the industry by firming up new rules.
Kapil Sibal during the winter session of Parliament in New Delhi on Thursday. (IE Photo: Renuka Puri)
Self-styled Godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was on December 4 allowed by a Delhi court to be taken into 24-hour custody of Gujarat Police which secured his transit remand for producing him before a court in Surat in connection with a rape case. The court also gave transit remand of two others arrested along with Sai in the wee hours today from Delhi-Haryana Border by the Delhi Police Crime Branch. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Self-styled Godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was on December 4 allowed by a Delhi court to be taken into 24-hour custody of Gujarat Police which secured his transit remand for producing him before a court in Surat in connection with a rape case. The court also gave transit remand of two others arrested along with Sai in the wee hours today from Delhi-Haryana Border by the Delhi Police Crime Branch. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Narayan Sai, on the run for the last 58 days after a 30-year-old woman slapped a rape case against him was arrested from the Delhi-Haryana border. Police nabbed Sai, disguised as a Sikh with a red turban, after giving his SUV a hot chase near Kurukshetra. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Narayan Sai, on the run for the last 58 days after a 30-year-old woman slapped a rape case against him was arrested from the Delhi-Haryana border. Police nabbed Sai, disguised as a Sikh with a red turban, after giving his SUV a hot chase near Kurukshetra. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
"Two of his close aides, PSO Kaushal Thakur alias Hanuman (29) and driver Ramesh Malhotra (27) were also arrested with Sai from Pipli near Kurukshetra in the wee hours today," said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) SBK Singh. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
"Two of his close aides, PSO Kaushal Thakur alias Hanuman (29) and driver Ramesh Malhotra (27) were also arrested with Sai from Pipli near Kurukshetra in the wee hours today," said Joint Commissioner of Police (Crime) SBK Singh. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Police said it has seized Rs 2.61 lakh cash and 6 mobiles from Sai while Rs 13,500 were recovered from Hanuman. A Ford EcoSport bearing registration number of Uttar Pradesh was also seized. Some utensils were also recovered from the car, it said. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
Police said it has seized Rs 2.61 lakh cash and 6 mobiles from Sai while Rs 13,500 were recovered from Hanuman. A Ford EcoSport bearing registration number of Uttar Pradesh was also seized. Some utensils were also recovered from the car, it said. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
A reward of Rs 5 lakh had been announced for the arrest of Sai while Hanuman carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh as he too was named in the FIR.Later in the day, when police took Sai to Rohini District Courts Complex and produced him before the magistrate, around 200 people, including Sai's supporters and those who were protesting against him clashed. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
A reward of Rs 5 lakh had been announced for the arrest of Sai while Hanuman carried a reward of Rs 1 lakh as he too was named in the FIR.
Later in the day, when police took Sai to Rohini District Courts Complex and produced him before the magistrate, around 200 people, including Sai's supporters and those who were protesting against him clashed. (IE Photo: Javed Raja)
With the three-day closing ceremony of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the West Bengal Assembly kick starting on December 4, amid growing incidents of crime against women in the country, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said their safety must be ensured at all places. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
With the three-day closing ceremony of the platinum jubilee celebrations of the West Bengal Assembly kick starting on December 4, amid growing incidents of crime against women in the country, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said their safety must be ensured at all places. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Women need to be made a part of crucial decision-making in the country, Kumar said and praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'hard work'. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Women need to be made a part of crucial decision-making in the country, Kumar said and praised West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her 'hard work'. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
West Bengal assembly speaker Biman Banerjee and WB chief minister Mamata Banerjee present a memento to Meira Kumar during the ceremony. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
West Bengal assembly speaker Biman Banerjee and WB chief minister Mamata Banerjee present a memento to Meira Kumar during the ceremony. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
"I want to see more women in legislature. To realise their full potential at all levels, their safety must be ensured at work, home and on roads," Meira Kumar said. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
"I want to see more women in legislature. To realise their full potential at all levels, their safety must be ensured at work, home and on roads," Meira Kumar said. (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Emphasising that the focus should be on women, she said, "at present their condition in society is very bad in our democracy". (IE Photo: Partha Paul)
Emphasising that the focus should be on women, she said, "at present their condition in society is very bad in our democracy". (IE Photo: Partha Paul)

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