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An Indian worker sweeps a street in a cloud of choking smog in New Delhi on Monday, the day after fireworks for the Diwali festival. After millions of firecrackers were lit, New Delhi's air pollutants shot up far higher than normal levels. Money Sharma/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, center, takes part in a cycle rally during a car-free day that covered a 4-mile stretch in New Delhi, India, on Thursday. Tsering Topgyal/AP hide caption

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Monsoon clouds loom over New Delhi, the city at the center of Raj Kamal Jha's new novel. Manan Vatsyayana/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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For An Author In India's Capital, 'Hope, In Many Ways, Is Fiction'

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Arvind Kejriwal addresses his supporters in New Delhi, India, on Friday after announcing his resignation as chief minister of Delhi. Anindito Mukherjee /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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