World Sep 07India now 2nd behind U.S. in virus cases amid economic pain
India's increasing coronavirus caseload made the Asian giant the world's second-worst-hit country behind the United States on Monday, as its efforts to head off economic disaster from the pandemic gain urgency.
World Sep 01India eases virus restrictions as cases near 3.7 million
Many Indian states eased lockdown restrictions on Tuesday, even as the country's new daily infections remain the highest in the world and its confirmed cases near 3.7 million.
World Jun 12Indian capital’s crematoriums overwhelmed with virus dead
Hospital morgues are beyond capacity, and with summer temperatures reaching 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Farenheit) some bodies are being kept on thick ice slabs.
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.