Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is the prime ministerial candidate of the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party, arrives at the party conference in New Delhi on Tuesday. Modi said Friday that the violence in Gujarat in 2002 shook him to the core. AP hide caption

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New Delhi's colorful street markets are still the most economical places to shop. But prices for staples such as the lowly onion have soared in the past year. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Indian workers remove Tuesday a barricade that had been erected as a safety measure outside the main entrance of U.S. Embassy in New Delhi. The move follows the arrest of an Indian diplomat in New York. Saurabh Das/AP hide caption

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Protesters in New Delhi rally Wednesday against the Supreme Court's decision to restore a ban on gay sex. On Thursday, the government said it would take steps to address the ruling. Arkaprava Ghosh /Barcroft Media /Landov hide caption

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A child sitting on the shoulders of an Indian gay rights activist waves a rainbow-colored flag during a protest in New Delhi following a decision Wednesday by the country's top court that a colonial-era law criminalizing homosexuality will remain in effect. Altaf Qadri/AP hide caption

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An employee rides a motorcycle to deliver Domino's pizzas in New Delhi this past May. Domino's Pizza CEO J. Patrick Doyle says India is poised to become the chain's largest market outside the U.S., on the strength of a menu tailored to Indians' tastes. Anindito Mukherjee/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Students in Ahmadabad, India, honored cricket superstar Sachin Tendulkar in their own way earlier this week. Siddharaj Solanki/AP hide caption

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A poster in Mumbai this week of Sachin Tendulkar, India's cricket superstar. Punit Paranjpe /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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An Indian schoolgirl dressed as Telugu Talli poses for the camera during a celebration in Hyderabad, home to a study that seems to show the onset of dementia is delayed for people who speak more than one language. Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Scientists and engineers work on the Mars Orbiter at the Indian Space Research Organisation's satellite center in Bangalore, India, on Sept. 11. The spacecraft is scheduled to be launched sometime in the next three weeks. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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