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India: Under Lockdown

With COVID-19 infections rising and millions of poor Indians in lockdown, a humanitarian crisis may be unfolding.

Donald Trump

Trump offers mediation in China-India dispute

US president proposal comes in the wake of confrontations between Chinese and Indian soldiers earlier this month.

Asia

In Pictures: India braces for worst locust invasion in decades

In the worst such attack since 1993, swarms of desert locusts devastate crops in the middle of the coronavirus lockdown.

In Pictures: India braces for worst locust invasion in decades

Coronavirus pandemic

A toddler trying to wake up dead mother shocks Indians

At least nine migrants have died in recent days, exposing the suffering of migrant workers due to coronavirus lockdown.

A toddler trying to wake up dead mother shocks Indians

AJ Impact

India's banks may need $20bn to deal with pandemic: Reuters

Loan defaults are likely to rise as India's businesses take a severe hit from lockdowns to tackle the coronavirus.

India's banks may need $20bn to deal with pandemic: Reuters

Weather

North India sizzles as temperature touches 50C

Parts of the capital New Delhi record the hottest May day in 18 years with the mercury hitting 47.6C.

North India sizzles as temperature touches 50C

AJ Impact

Nokia shuts Indian plant after 42 test positive for coronavirus

The Nokia outbreak underlines the challenges of easing India's two-month nationwide lockdown.

Nokia shuts Indian plant after 42 test positive for coronavirus

Inside Story

Could the China-India border dispute trigger a military conflict?

India and China blame each other for confrontations along the Himalayas.

Agriculture

Crops destroyed as India faces 'worst locust attack in 27 years'

Insects damage seasonal crops, devastating farmers already struggling with the impact of coronavirus lockdown.

Crops destroyed as India faces 'worst locust attack in 27 years'

NewsFeed

Father builds mini auto rickshaw for son

This Indian father built a miniature version of an auto rickshaw for his son using recycled parts.

Coronavirus pandemic

Hospitals overwhelmed as coronavirus cases explode in India

More than a fifth of the country's coronavirus cases are in Mumbai, where people struggle to find hospital beds.

Hospitals overwhelmed as coronavirus cases explode in India

AJ IMPACT

India resumes domestic flights amid confusion, chaos at airports

India's domestic flights take off again, but infections are still on the rise, with the biggest one-day increase yet.

Islam

Subdued Eid al-Fitr in India, Bangladesh amid coronavirus crisis

Millions of Muslims in the two nations celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan under the shadow of the pandemic.

Subdued Eid al-Fitr in India, Bangladesh amid coronavirus crisis

AJ Impact

India's central bank pledges more help as economy set to shrink

India central bank reduced the benchmark repurchase rate by 40 basis points to four percent.

India's central bank pledges more help as economy set to shrink

Coronavirus pandemic

Q&A: How communist-run India state became model in COVID-19 fight

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan speaks to Al Jazeera on how the state turned the tide against coronavirus.

Q&A: How communist-run India state became model in COVID-19 fight