Elizabeth Puranam

Elizabeth Puranam

Asia

India's political prisoners: UN calls for release of activists

The BJP government denies accusations the charges against the left-wing activists are politically motivated.

India's political prisoners: UN calls for release of activists

Asia

India floods take devastating toll on wild animals

About 60 percent of the Kaziranga National Park in the state of Assam is underwater and dozens of animals have been killed.

India floods take devastating toll on wild animals

Asia

More than 100 killed, thousands displaced by India floods

Flooding is posing an extra challenge this year as the government tries to stop the spread of the coronavirus.

More than 100 killed, thousands displaced by India floods

Asia

Gov't criticised for making cuts to India's school curriculum

Why some are questioning the government's decision to remove contentious subjects from the syllabus.

Gov't criticised for making cuts to India's school curriculum

Kashmir

Kashmiris stuggling to survive as India restores lockdown

With a relatively low number of cases, many question the need for such measures.

Kashmiris stuggling to survive as India restores lockdown

India

India's Taj Mahal closure hurting tourism industry

With international flights still suspended, many who depend on tourism are worried about how they will survive.

India's Taj Mahal closure hurting tourism industry

Asia

India opens first plasma bank for COVID-19 treatment

India opens its first plasma donation centre with the hope it can help reduce the number of coronavirus deaths

India opens first plasma bank for COVID-19 treatment

Asia

India's fuel prices at the pumps rise despite low oil prices

The rising cost of petrol and diesel in India is provoking protests in many cities, but the government says it has raised fuel taxes to offset the economic crisis caused by the lockdown.

India's fuel prices at the pumps rise despite low oil prices

Asia

India COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Health officials warn that expanding facilities is not enough to deal with the high number of coronavirus cases.

India COVID-19 cases continue to rise

Asia

South Asia faces a remittances crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Coronavirus lockdowns cost millions of migrant workers their jobs, halting billions in remittances they sent home.

South Asia faces a remittances crisis amid COVID-19 pandemic

Asia

India-China tensions: Calls for boycott of Chinese products

India imports $70bn worth of products from China.

India-China tensions: Calls for boycott of Chinese products

Asia

Coronavirus: Indian hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of cases

In India's worst-hit cities New Delhi and Mumbai, reports of people being turned away from hospitals continue.

Coronavirus: Indian hospitals overwhelmed with thousands of cases