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.
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)
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)
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.
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol celebrate 1000 weeks of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge at a theatre in Mumbai.
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A conversion ceremony in Uttar Pradesh drew sharp criticism from minority groups in parliament.
Snowfall hit Shimla this week as temperatures dipped in north India.
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.
Poorva Express derailed near Howrah. Luckily there were no casualties.
Kailash Satyarthi with the Nobel Peace Prize citation after his return to New Delhi from Oslo.
West Bengal transport minister Madan Mitra was arrested in the Saradha chit fund scam case this week.