India

'Demographic flooding': India introduces new Kashmir domicile law

Under the law, those who have resided for a period of 15 years in Kashmir are eligible to become permanent residents.

'Demographic flooding': India introduces new Kashmir domicile law

India

India's plan to modernise New Delhi raises heritage concerns

Government has approved $2.6bn project to redevelop area that houses Indian capital's most iconic landmarks.

India's plan to modernise New Delhi raises heritage concerns

Coronavirus pandemic

Hundreds of Nepalese stuck at India border amid COVID-19 lockdown

Workers returning from India stranded at border points as India-Nepal border closed to prevent spread of coronavirus.

Hundreds of Nepalese stuck at India border amid COVID-19 lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

India tracks attendees after Muslim event linked to virus cases

Tablighi Jamaat headquarters in New Delhi sealed after dozens test positive for coronavirus and seven reportedly die.

India tracks attendees after Muslim event linked to virus cases

Coronavirus pandemic

COVID-19: 'Panic' among India health workers over PPE shortages

Frontline healthcare professionals fighting COVID-19 face shortages of personal protective equipment as cases rise.

COVID-19: 'Panic' among India health workers over PPE shortages

Coronavirus pandemic

'Hunger will kill us before coronavirus', say Rohingya in India

Thousands of Rohingya in India battle hunger as a coronavirus outbreak in refugee camps looms large.

'Hunger will kill us before coronavirus', say Rohingya in India

Coronavirus pandemic

Migrants in India sprayed with disinfectant to fight coronavirus

Outrage as health workers spray migrant workers with disinfectant, amid fears their exodus is spreading the virus.

Human Rights

Does CAA comply with India's human rights obligations?

The Citizenship Amendment Act has been challenged in India's top court, but experts call for international intervention.

Does CAA comply with India's human rights obligations?

Mental health

Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

How an act of abuse on a Kolkata rooftop led to anxiety, triggering the hair-pulling disorder trichotillomania.

Trichster: A moment of childhood trauma and a minefield of scabs

NewsFeed

Indian police use force against coronavirus lockdown offenders

Police across India are using force against violators of the country’s 21-day nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

Coronavirus pandemic

India's COVID-19 lockdown hits HIV+ and chronic patients hard

HIV+ and other patients with critical conditions face problems in accessing health services amid strict lockdown.

India's COVID-19 lockdown hits HIV+ and chronic patients hard

Coronavirus pandemic

In Pictures: India's poor struggle amid coronavirus lockdown

As economic and human toll of lockdown deepens, criticism mounts over lack of adequate planning before the decision.

In Pictures: India's poor struggle amid coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus pandemic

Modi seeks 'forgiveness' from India's poor over COVID-19 lockdown

Modi apologises as 21-day lockdown stings millions, leaving the poor hungry and forcing migrant workers to flee cities.

Coronavirus pandemic

India lockdown forces exodus of migrant workers

Thousands flee New Delhi as the 21-day lockdown effectively puts workers living off daily earnings out of work.

Coronavirus lockdown: India grapples with migrant workers' exodus

Coronavirus pandemic

India quarantines 15,000 after 'super-spreader' dies of virus

Religious leader dies of COVID-19 after preaching in over dozen villages in Punjab state, prompting strict restrictions.

India quarantines 15,000 after 'super-spreader' dies of virus