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A man was fatally injured by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India, local police have said. File photograph: Jes Aznar/Getty Images

A man was fatally injured by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India, local police have said. The incide(...)

A health worker takes a swab sample from a folk artist to test for Covid-19 before the Repulic Day parade in New Delhi, on January 22nd. Photograph: Altaf Qadri/AP

For most of the past 11 months, Dr Sushila Kataria has worked 15 hours a day, seven days a week tending to a surging tide of Covid-19 patients at Meda(...)

Crime scene and pathology evidence has not yet revealed the detail of Seema Banu’s and her two children’s deaths. File photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the killing of Seema Banu and her two children in south Dublin are reviewing recordings of video calls she made to her family in (...)

Mourners carry the coffin of Seema Banu before her burial in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The father of murder victims Asfira Riza Syed (11) and Faizan Syed (6), and husband of their mother Seema Banu Syed (37) crouched on the ground by the(...)

An Indian health worker prepares before taking swab samples from patients at a rapid antigen clinic in Guwahati, Assam, on Saturday. Photograph: EPA

The number of coronavirus cases recorded in India has passed four million as the country closes in on Brazil’s total. Authorities recorded 86,432 cas(...)

An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample from  a teacher to test for Covid-19 in Gauhati, India. Photograph: Anupam Nath/AP

India has recorded the highest single-day coronavirus case count of any country with 82,860 new infections even as Narendra Modi’s government pushes a(...)

A Indigo aircraft approaches to take off from Anna International Airport after the government eased a nationwide lockdown imposed as a preventive measure against the COVID-19 coronavirus, in Chennai on May 24th. Domestic air travel will resume in India on Monday. Photograph: ARUN SANKAR/AFP via Getty Images

The president of India’s largest private airline IndiGo has warned that government intervention to set fares threatens to undermine the restarting of (...)

Residents argue with security personnel in the Shiv Vihar neighborhood of Delhi on  February 28th. The New Delhi police force has been widely criticised for standing by during some of the worst religious violence in years. Photograph: Atul Loke/New York Times

Kaushar Ali, a house painter, was trying to get home when he ran into a battle. Hindu and Muslim mobs were hurling rocks at each other, blocking a str(...)

Boys jump into the Ganges river to cool off during hot weather in Kolkata, India, on June 11th. Photograph:   Piyal Adhikary/EPA

Weekend showers provided a much-needed but partial respite to parts of India sweltering in a brutal heatwave. In Bihar, however, one of the poorest a(...)

File photograph: Getty Images/iStock

Eleven people including two children died and more than 90 were hospitalised after consuming a religious food offering at a temple in southern India p(...)

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