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Day In Pics: April 18, 2024

Find today's news in pics from India and around the world for April 18, 2024

Lok Sabha polls Photo: PTI

An election official marks the finger of a polling official with indelible ink, who casts his vote through postal ballot for the Lok Sabha elections, in Dibrugarh.

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Amit Shahs roadshow in Gujarat
Amit Shah's roadshow in Gujarat Photo: PTI

Union Home Minister Amit Shah waves at BJP supporters during a roadshow ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Kalol, Gandhinagar district.

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Brij Bhushan at Rouse Avenue Court
Brij Bhushan at Rouse Avenue Court Photo: PTI

Former WFI president and BJP MP Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh arrives at the Rouse Avenue Court for hearing in the alleged sexual harassment case, in New Delhi.

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Shramik Annapurna Yojana centre in Surat
Shramik Annapurna Yojana centre in Surat Photo: PTI

People purchase subsidized meals at a centre under the 'Shramik Annapurna Yojana', in Surat.

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Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls
Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls Photo: PTI

A polling official checks Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) kept inside a strong room ahead of the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha elections, in Agartala.

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Mehbooba Mufti files nomination ahead of LS polls
Mehbooba Mufti files nomination ahead of LS polls Photo: PTI

J&K Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti with others before filing nomination, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Anantnag district.

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Preparation for 1st phase of LS polls
Preparation for 1st phase of LS polls Photo: PTI

Polling officials leave for their respective polling stations after collecting EVMs and other election material ahead of the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha elections, in Moradabad.

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Mehbooba Mufti files nomination ahead of LS polls
Mehbooba Mufti files nomination ahead of LS polls Photo: PTI

J&K Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti with others before filing nomination, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Anantnag district.

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World Heritage Day
World Heritage Day Photo: PTI

Foreign tourists during celebrations of World Heritage Day at the Agra Fort.

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NCP leaders file nomination for LS polls
NCP leaders file nomination for LS polls Photo: PTI

NCP (SP) leaders Supriya Sule, Dr.Amol Kolhe and Ravindra Dhangekar after filing nominations for Lok Sabha elections, in Pune.

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Naveen Jain takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
Naveen Jain takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP Photo: PTI

Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar administers oath to BJP leader Naveen Jain as a Rajya Sabha member, at the Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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Officials collect election material in Nagpur
Officials collect election material in Nagpur Photo: PTI

Polling officials collect Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other election material at a distribution centre on the eve of the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Nagpur.

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Dr. Sudhanshu Trivedi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP
Dr. Sudhanshu Trivedi takes oath as Rajya Sabha MP Photo: PTI

Vice-President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar administers oath to BJP leader Dr. Sudhanshu Trivedi as a Rajya Sabha member, at the Parliament House, in New Delhi.

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LS polls: Alok Sharma files nomination
LS polls: Alok Sharma files nomination Photo: PTI

BJP candidate Alok Sharma with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav, former CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and other leaders during a rally before filing his nomination for Lok Sabha elections, in Bhopal.

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Officials collect election material in Jabalpur
Officials collect election material in Jabalpur Photo: PTI

Polling officials collect Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other election material at a distribution centre on the eve of the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha elections, in Jabalpur.

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Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit in conversation with PTI
Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit in conversation with PTI Photo: PTI/Kamal Kishore

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Vice Chancellor (VC) Santishree Dhulipudi Pandit speaks during an interview with PTI, in New Delhi.

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Yogi Adityanath campaigns in UP
Yogi Adityanath campaigns in UP Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath being presented a memento during a public meeting in support of BJP candidates ahead of Lok Sabha elections, at Jhajhar in Bulandshahr district.

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Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls
Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls Photo: PTI

Security personnel and polling officials transport EVMs and other election material for the first phase of voting for Lok Sabha elections, at Dusra Village in Doda.

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LS polls: Mian Altaf Ahmad files nomination
LS polls: Mian Altaf Ahmad files nomination Photo: PTI

J&K National Conference candidate Mian Altaf Ahmad with NC Vice President Omar Abdullah and Congress General Secretary Ghulam Ahmad Mir after filing his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha elections, in Anantnag district.

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CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns in Meerut
CM Yogi Adityanath campaigns in Meerut Photo: PTI

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath with BJP candidate from Meerut constituency Arun Govil and others during a public meeting at Sisoli, on the eve of the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Meerut district

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LS polls: Ajay Mishra Teni files nomination
LS polls: Ajay Mishra Teni files nomination Photo: PTI

Union MoS for Home and BJP candidate Ajay Mishra Teni after filing his nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections, in Lakhimpur.

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Devendra Singh Bhole files nomination from Kanpur Dehat
Devendra Singh Bhole files nomination from Kanpur Dehat Photo: PTI

BJP leader and candidate from Kanpur Dehat constituency Devendra Singh Bhole, the candidate of Kanpur Dehat Devendra Singh Bhole with others arrives to file his nomination for the Lok Sabha elections, in Kanpur Dehat district.

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Ann Tessa Joseph returns home
Ann Tessa Joseph returns home Photo: PTI

Ann Tessa Joseph, a deck cadet who was a part of 17 Indian Indian nationals onboard the seized vessel MSC Aries, on her arrival at the Cochin Airport.

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Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls
Preparations for 1st phase of LS polls Photo: PTI

Security personnel and polling officials with election materials leave for poll duty ahead of the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Officials collect poll material ahead of LS polls in Chennai
Officials collect poll material ahead of LS polls in Chennai Photo: PTI/R Senthilkumar

Election officials during the distribution of the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) and other polling material from Nandanam Arts college to the respective polling booths on the eve of the first phase of Lok Sabha elections, in Chennai.

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Farmers protest against stone pelting
Farmers protest against stone pelting Photo: PTi

Farmers stage a protest march against BJP workers after the latter allegedly pelted stones on the former during an event organized by the party where farmers were opposing one of the party leaders’ visit, ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Amritsar.

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Hibi Eden campaigns in Ernakulam
Hibi Eden campaigns in Ernakulam Photo: PTI

United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate from Ernakulam constituency Hibi Eden interacts with elderly women during his election campaign ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Ernakulam district.

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Revanth Reddy campaigns
Revanth Reddy campaigns Photo: PTI

Chief Minister of Telangana Revanth Reddy campaigns for the Congress candidate in Attingal constituency Adoor Prakash (R) ahead of the Lok Sabha elections at Thumba, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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Rajalaxmi Manda campaigns in Haryana
Rajalaxmi Manda campaigns in Haryana Photo: PTI

Bike rider Rajalaxmi Manda, also known as Bullet Rani, poses for photos with others after reaching the city during her bike tour election campaign in support of BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, ahead of Lok Sabha elections, in Gurugram.

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Amit Shah campaigns
Amit Shah campaigns Photo: PTI

Union Minister and BJP leader Amit Shah during an election campaign road show for Lok Sabha polls, in Kalol, Gujarat.

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JP Nadda campaigns ahead of LS polls in Assam
JP Nadda campaigns ahead of LS polls in Assam Photo: PTI

BJP National President JP Nadda with others during an election rally ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, at Dudhnoi, in Goalpara district.

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BJP candidates nomination file in Satara
BJP candidate's nomination file in Satara Photo: PTI

Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pay tributes to the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj before filing of nomination papers by BJP candidate from Satara Lok Sabha constituency Udayanraje Bhosale for Lok Sabha elections, in Satara.

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Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Kerala
Rahul Gandhi campaigns in Kerala Photo: PTI

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi with Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President K Sudhakaran and other leaders during an election rally ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, in Kannur.

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LS polls: Sunetra Pawar files nomination
LS polls: Sunetra Pawar files nomination Photo: PTI

NCP Baramati candidate Sunetra Ajit Pawar files her nomination for Lok Sabha elections in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Eknath Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in Pune.

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