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People walk at the sea front in Mumbai on Tuesday after the government eased a lockdown. Photograph: Punit Paranjpe/AFP via Getty

India’s health system has been placed under extreme pressure by a surge in coronavirus cases that has placed the country sixth in the world for the nu(...)

A child of a migrant worker waits with others for transportation in Hyderabad, India. Migrant workers are becoming infected at an alarmingly high rate, leading to fresh outbreaks in villages across northern India. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar A/AP Photo

Its coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, putting it among the world’s most worrisome pandemic zones in recent weeks. Nonetheless, India is reopening, l(...)

Usha Prabakaran at home in Chennai. Photographs:  Saumya Khandelwal/The New York Times

Usha Prabakaran was at home, talking on the phone with a college friend, when she stopped making sense. Her speech scrambled. Her vision blurred. She (...)

 Students and activists take part in a protest against Sunday’s  attacks on the  Jawaharlal Nehru University campus, in front of Gateway of India in Mumbai on Monday. Photograph: Divyakant Solanki/EPA

Demonstrations erupted across India on Monday after a brutal attack on students and teachers of a premier university in the federal capital New Delhi (...)

A police officer throws a piece of brick towards demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur, New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has rounded up thousands of Muslims in Kashmir, revoked the area’s autonomy and enforced a citizenship test (...)

526 teeth: the seven-year-old boy in hospital in Chennai. Photograph: P Ravikumar/Reuters

A seven-year-old boy who had suffered occasional toothache was found to have 526 teeth in his jaw, according to surgeons in India. The hundreds of te(...)

Merit Group founder Con Conlon. The UCD graduate first came to prominence when Dyna Software, a company he founded in Dublin in 1994, was acquired by Tas Software four years later

Irishman Con Conlon has sold the technology company he founded in India 15 years ago to the London-listed Dods Group for £22.4 million (€25 million). (...)

People wade through floodwaters in the Tilak Nagar area of Mumbai on Tuesday. Photograph:   Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

Mumbai on Wednesday was reeling from the heaviest monsoon rains in more than a decade that flooded parts of the city and surrounding region, killing m(...)

A man uses a hand pump to fill up a container with drinking water as others wait in a queue on a street in Chennai, India. Photograph: P Ravikumar/Reuters

More than 600 million people dependent on agriculture have been adversely affected by drought conditions across swathes of India. Soaring temperatur(...)

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi: opposition leaders accuse him of fostering social unrest by pursuing anti-Muslim Hindu nationalist policies. Photograph:  Sanjay Kanojia/AFP

In what’s being described as the world’s largest ever electoral exercise, some 900 million voters will be eligible to choose India’s federal governmen(...)

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