This Week In Photos: Rape In An Uber, ISIS Tweeter...

14/12/2014 8:10 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST
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NEW DELHI, INDIA - DECEMBER 7: Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) shout slogan against Delhi Police, hold protest against the shocking rape by UBER Cab Driver at PHQ ITO, on December 7, 2014 in New Delhi, India. A 27-year-old woman was allegedly raped by the driver of the cab she had hired through Uber to return home from a dinner party in Gurgaon on Friday night. The incident took place at around 9:30 pm when the woman, who works for a finance company in Gurgaon, was headed back to her home in north Delhi's Inderlok area. A rape case has been registered against the accused Shiv Kumar Yadav, 32 at Sarai Rohilla police station under Sections 376 (rape), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 506 (criminal intimidation) of IPC. (Photo by Sonu Mehta/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

This week saw the arrival of winter in the north, controversy over conversions, furore in Parliament, protests over Uber rape case in Delhi, banning of cab services in some states, and much more. From sports to politics, there was a lot to cover.

Our selection of photos captures the moments in a nutshell.

  • India Link To ISIS
    Police in southern India said Saturday that they have arrested Mehdi Biswas, a 24-year-old engineer, who has admitted to running a popular pro-Islamic State group Twitter account, but added that he appears to have no direct links to the militant group. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)
  • Uber Rape Case
    32-year-old Shiv Kumar Yadav, center, a driver from the international taxi-booking service Uber, is surrounded by police as he is brought out after being produced in a court in New Delhi, India, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Press Trust of India)
  • Suspended
    Pakistani hockey players celebrate after beating India in the Champions Trophy semifinal. Their gestures have created a controversy, and two of them were suspended today and will miss the final against Germany.
  • 1000 weeks of DDLJ
    Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol celebrate 1000 weeks of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge at a theatre in Mumbai.
  • Hindutva Issues
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    A conversion ceremony in Uttar Pradesh drew sharp criticism from minority groups in parliament.
  • Winter Has Come
    Snowfall hit Shimla this week as temperatures dipped in north India.
  • Defying Terror Threats
    Fourth phase of polling in Jammu & Kashmir was completed earlier today. Record turnout was seen in Jammu earlier in the week after people defied terror threats to exercise their right to vote.
  • Train Derail
    Poorva Express derailed near Howrah. Luckily there were no casualties.
  • Satyarthi Returns
    Kailash Satyarthi with the Nobel Peace Prize citation after his return to New Delhi from Oslo.
  • Minister Down
    West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra was arrested in the Saradha chit fund scam case this week.

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