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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(...)

People stand on designated areas to maintain social distancing as they queue outside a general store during a government-imposed nationwide lockdown in Bhopal, India. Photograph: Sanjeev Gupta/EPA

Brian Ingle is a Dublin-born osteopath and teacher of somatic exercise, a system of gentle movements that its practitioners say can reduce physic(...)

Slum dwellers receive free food packets during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of Covid-19, in Ahmedabad, India. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters

Tens of millions of daily wage earners across India face financial deprivation and possible starvation following the countrywide lockdown to contain t(...)

India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, leads a cabinet meeting observing social distancing in New Delhi: a 21-day lockdown has been declared.

More than 1.3 billion Indians began confining themselves to their homes on Wednesday in the world’s largest-ever lockdown in an attempt to contain the(...)

Kashmiri journalists display laptops and placards during a protest demanding restoration of internet service, in Srinagar. File photograph: Danish Ismail

India’s supreme court ruled that the five-month digital lockdown imposed on the Kashmir region by Narendra Modi’s government is unlawful and gave the (...)

 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 file image of Kuldeep Singh Sengar (centre), a politician who has been convicted of rape in a high profile case in Uttar Pradesh state, India. Photograph: Money Sharma/AFP via Getty Images.

A former Indian politician has been sentenced to life imprisonment for raping a teenager, his lawyer said on Friday. Kuldeep Singh Sengar, who repre(...)

Demonstrators shout slogans against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill in New Delhi on Monday. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

Violent protests over India’s controversial new citizenship Bill, which was approved by prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Jan(...)

A bus is on fire following demonstration against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill  in New Delhi. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi on Sunday as they clashed with police who used tear (...)

Policemen watch forensic experts at the site where four men suspected of raping and killing a woman were killed in Shadnagar, India, on Friday. Photograph: Mahesh Kumar/AP

Indian police have shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old woman in the southern city of Hyderabad last week, in an episode a(...)

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