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India manhunt after Islamic gathering becomes virus hotspot

New Delhi - A large religious gathering in New Delhi has sparked a manhunt across India for suspected coronavirus cases after being linked to dozens of infections and several deaths.

India reels from migrant worker coronavirus exodus

New Delhi - Indian authorities struggled Monday to help millions left jobless by a crippling coronavirus lockdown, potentially undermining efforts to stop the virus ravaging the world's second most-populous nation.

'Super-spreader' guru puts Indian villages on high alert

New Delhi - At least 15,000 people who may have caught the coronavirus from a 'super-spreader' guru are under strict quarantine in northern India after the Sikh religious leader died of COVID-19.

Stranded by virus lockdown, India migrant workers walk home

New Delhi - With India locked down over the coronavirus and no way to earn money, Dilipji Thakor faces a grim choice: either walk home or die hungry.

India's coronavirus heroes come under attack

New Delhi - They have been hailed as India's coronavirus "heroes", but doctors, nurses, delivery drivers and other frontline workers have been attacked and in some cases evicted from their homes by panicked residents.

Indians race for supplies as coronavirus lockdown bites

New Delhi - Anxious Indians raced for essentials on Wednesday as an unprecedented 21-day lockdown across the nation of 1.3 billion people all but emptied normally traffic-choked roads.

One third of humanity under virus lockdown

New Delhi - India's billion-plus population went into a three-week lockdown on Wednesday, with a third of the world now under orders to stay indoors, as US politicians agreed to spend $2 trillion to counter the economic damage of the coronavirus pandemic.

India to go under total virus lockdown, says PM Modi

New Delhi - India's 1.3 billion people will go under "total lockdown" for 21 days to combat the spread of the coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Tuesday, sparking panic buying.

India to halt domestic passenger flights in ramp-up of virus action

Mumbai - India will ground all domestic passenger flights from Wednesday to combat the spread of the coronavirus, the government said, as more states ordered lockdowns in the world's second most populous nation.

Maoist rebels gun down 17 Indian police

Raipur - Hundreds of Maoist rebels gunned down 17 Indian security forces in one of the deadliest ambushes in recent years by the militants, a police spokesman said.

The gang-rape and murder that shocked India

New Delhi - Four men were hanged Friday, more than seven years after a gang-rape and murder that stunned India. Here are the facts surrounding the crime.

India hangs four over 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape

New Delhi - India executed four men on Friday for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 that sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion.

Delhi bus gang-rapists to hang on Friday: lawyer

New Delhi - Four men convicted of the 2012 gang-rape and murder of a New Delhi student will be executed on Friday, the victim's lawyer said after a court dismissed a final last-minute petition to delay the hangings.

Hindu group touts cow urine elixir for coronavirus

New Delhi - Dozens of Hindu activists held a cow urine party in the Indian capital Saturday to protect themselves from the new coronavirus, as countries around the world struggle to control the deadly pandemic.

India reports first coronavirus death amid new restrictions

New Delhi - India on Thursday reported its first coronavirus death as authorities ordered schools, theatres and cinemas closed in New Delhi for the rest of the month in a bid to keep the pandemic at bay.

Hand-made tale: Indian amputee's new lower limbs adapt to her body

New Delhi - When amputee Shreya Siddanagowder was offered new hands, the Indian student didn't hesitate -- even though they were big, dark and hairy, and once belonged to a man.

India makes u-turn on TV ban over Delhi riot coverage

New Delhi - The Indian government backtracked Saturday after slapping a 48-hour ban on two TV channels for what officials called biased coverage of New Delhi riots.

No going back after deadly Delhi riots

New Delhi - Hazra Begum has been living in fear since witnessing men chanting Hindu religious slogans hack, bludgeon and burn Muslims to death in Delhi's worst sectarian riots in decades.

India-EU summit postponed due to coronavirus

New Delhi - An India-EU summit scheduled for March 13 in Brussels has been postponed because of the coronavirus, New Delhi said Thursday.

Italian tourists in India quarantined with coronavirus

New Delhi - A group of Italian tourists were under quarantine in India Wednesday, with 16 testing positive for the new coronavirus, prompting authorities to tighten controls.
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