Chotu, 16 (foreground, and other workers load coal into a bucket in a mine’s open central shaft that will be lifted out by crane. An entrance to a coal tunnel is in the background.
Hitler on Indian ballot: This 54-year-old father of three has won three elections to the state assembly with little controversy over being named after the Nazi dictator.
Some 600 million people lost electricity across India this week. The country relies on coal, which is neither helpful with peak power shortages, nor is regulated enough.