Haryāna

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An elderly farmer argues with policemen standing by a barricade as they attempt to move towards Delhi, at the border between Delhi and Haryana state last Friday. Photograph: Altaf Qadri/AP

Hundreds of thousands of Indian farmers have marched upon Delhi and set up vast camps blocking entry to the city in protest at agriculture laws they s(...)

Commuters in New Delhi’s heavy smog. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

India’s capital, New Delhi, is beleaguered by a winter surge in coronavirus cases as temperatures fall and severe air pollution appears to exacerbate (...)

 A health worker in PPE kit collects a swab sample from a child for coronavirus testing, at Nirbhay Vihar, Cantonment Area, on October 10th in Lucknow, India. Photograph: Dheeraj Dhawan/Hindustan Times via Getty

Shut down for nearly eight months due to the coronavirus pandemic, and unable to run online classes due to limited internet access, thousands of schoo(...)

Cooks prepare dinner for migrant labourers at a camp set up by the Indian government  in New Delhi. Fear of hunger sparked an exodus by thousands of migrant workers and their families. Photograph: Prakash Singh/AFP via Getty

A lockdown in India aimed at containing the spread of coronavirus could well extend beyond mid-April, raising the spectre of food shortages as the cou(...)

The daughter of a migrant worker sleeps on a highway as they failed to get a bus to return to their village in Delhi on Sunday. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Millions of migrant Indian workers are fleeing possible starvation in cities, many trekking hundreds of kilometres to try to reach the safety of their(...)

Cow protection is an issue that has dominated Indian politics since Narendra Modi was elected prime minister in 2014. Photograph: Graham Crouch/New York Times

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government plans on launching numerous new schemes to cosset cows(...)

Foreign tourists wearing face masks visit the Taj Mahal under heavy smog conditions in Agra on Monday. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

Over a million private cars were banned from plying the streets of India’s capital New Delhi on Monday as part of an 11-day experimental measure by th(...)

A crow stands in the middle of the street as the India Gate war memorial is engulfed in a thick haze, in New Delhi. Photograph: Rajat Gupta/EPA

Air pollution in New Delhi and surrounding towns reached the worst levels so far this year on Sunday, with authorities in the world’s most polluted ca(...)

People burn an effigy of Indian prime minister Narendra Modi as they shout anti-India slogans during a protest in Peshawar, Pakistan, last month. Photograph: Arshad Arbab/EPA

When Pakistan-based militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba staged a sophisticated terror attack in 2008 in Mumbai – striking the main train station and two lu(...)

In the western Gujarat and northern Haryana states, cow slaughter is punishable with imprisonment of up to 14 years, or a fine, or both Photograph: Deepak Malik/NurPhoto/Getty

Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party has launched an elaborate campaign to further protect cows, which are considered sacred (...)

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