Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has dropped 12 senior ministers and inducted a younger team aimed at refurbishing his government's image after widespread criticism of its handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Ashok Sharma, Associated Press
The COVID-19 crisis in India shows little sign of slowing down. As death tolls and infections skyrocket, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership is under increasing political pressure and scrutiny. The country is short on vaccines, and other life-saving supplies like…
By William Brangham, Amber Partida, Layla Quran, Rebecca Newman
Public health experts have demanded that the global community, particularly the United States, step up to address the India’s vaccine shortfalls.
By Laura Santhanam
India’s health system is collapsing amid a tsunami of COVID-19 cases—the highest in the world. As patients struggle to find hospital beds, doctors are sounding the alarm on dwindling medical supplies, including oxygen, on Twitter. Meanwhile, the Modi govt., which…
By PBS NewsHour
By Sheikh Saaliq, Krutika Pathi, Associated Press
Media coverage around the tens of thousands of protesting farmers at the edges of the Indian capital have prompted a furious reaction from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
Tens of thousands of protesting farmers marched, rode horses and drove long lines of tractors into India's capital on Tuesday.
By PBS NewsHour
India, one of the world’s most densely populated nations, is fast becoming a coronavirus hotspot, weeks after it eased lockdown restrictions. COVID-19 cases have surged past 321,000 and more than 9,000 deaths have been recorded. New York Times South Asia…
By Sheikh Saaliq, Shonal Ganguly, Associated Press
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.
India’s government has begun to relax its lockdown, though COVID-19 continues to spread there. The country has incurred massive economic and humanitarian losses and is still vulnerable to a devastating blow from the virus. Meanwhile, the pandemic is fomenting violence…
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