World May 21Death and destruction after cyclone hits India, Bangladesh
Wide swathes of the coasts of India and Bangladesh were flooded and millions of people remained without power Thursday, after the most powerful cyclone to hit the region in more than decade left dozens dead and a trail of destruction.
World May 12India’s prime minister announces huge virus relief package
India entered its sixth week of a stringent nationwide lockdown on Tuesday, pushing an economy already enfeebled before the pandemic to the brink of collapse.
World May 12India resumes limited train service as it eases lockdown
India reopened parts of its huge rail network on Tuesday, running a limited number of trains as it looks at easing a nearly seven-week lockdown despite a continuing rise in coronavirus infections.
World May 08Government-run virus tracing app raises privacy concerns in India
An app in India has exacerbated concerns about digital security and surveillance after the government made it mandatory for all workers, military personnel and stranded Indians abroad who wish to be repatriated.
World Mar 20India hangs 4 men convicted for fatal New Delhi gang rape
Four men sentenced to death for the gruesome gang rape and murder of a woman on a New Delhi bus in 2012 were hanged Friday, concluding a case that exposed the scope of sexual violence in India and prompted horrified…
Health Mar 18Clean water access for India’s poor spawns virus concerns
Experts say keeping hands clean is one of the easiest and best ways to prevent transmission of the new coronavirus, in addition to social distancing. But for India's homeless and urban poor who live in thousands of slums across major…
World Feb 26Death toll rises to 24 from Delhi riots during Trump India trip
The clashes are between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a new citizenship law that fast-tracks naturalization for foreign-born religious minorities excluding Muslims.
World Feb 26Death toll rises to 22 from New Delhi protests over new citizenship law
The dead included a policeman and an intelligence bureau officer, and the government has banned public assembly in the affected areas.
World Feb 22At Trump’s India rally, Modi bets on bolstering his image
A festive mood has enveloped Ahmedabad in India’s northwestern state of Gujarat ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting there on Monday with President Donald Trump, whom he's promised millions of adoring fans.
World Dec 2123 dead as protests grow against India citizenship law
Nine people died Saturday during clashes between demonstrators and police in northern India, raising the nationwide death toll in protests against a new citizenship law to 23, police said.