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Coronavirus pandemic

Indian fishermen stranded at ports amid coronavirus lockdown

Thousands of fish-workers holed up on their boats, some surviving on two meals a day, as they wait to be evacuated.

Indian fishermen stranded at ports amid coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus: Mumbai waste collectors work with their bare hands

Sanitation workers collect garbage and clean sewers, often without masks, gloves or boots, or risk losing income.

Coronavirus: Mumbai waste collectors work with their bare hands

Science & Technology

Indian activists, lawyers accuse government of spying on them

Phones of activists, lawyers, journalists hacked as part of spying scandal, as government seeks answers from WhatsApp.

Indian activists, lawyers accuse government of spying on them

Poverty & Development

Hundreds of India villages under water as Narmada dam level rises

At least 178 villages in Madhya Pradesh submerged after Sardar Sarovar Dam reaches maximum capacity, activists say.

Hundreds of India villages under water as Narmada dam level rises

India

Indian Dalit scholar slapped with 'terror' charges, faces arrest

Court has so far prevented arrest of Anand Teltumbde, who is charged for alleged links to a banned Maoist organisation.

Indian Dalit scholar slapped with 'terror' charges, faces arrest

India

Against backdrop of suicides and debt, farmers demand action

Indian farmers to demand government support for agriculture sector with bills for debt relief and to set minimum prices.

Against backdrop of suicides and debt, farmers demand action