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Working women queue up for cabs in Bombay October 8 after public transport bus unions went on an indefinite strike demanding an increase in their yearly bonus. The strike which enters its third day today has resulted in massive traffic snarl-ups with tens of thousands of commuters being forced to walk to work. The unions have threatened that if their demands are not met by Friday taxis and autorickshaws will also join the strike.
In Delhi, a traffic complaints system saw over 250 messages pour in within just a few hours of launching. Image: REUTERS/ Savitar Kirloskar
Displaced residents wade through a flooded street besides a flooded railway track in the flood-affected areas Chennai, India December 3, 2015.
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