Tag: India

Brazil’s coronavirus death toll passes 150,000

According to figures from the health ministry, 150,198 people in Brazil have died of coronavirus since the first fatality was recorded in March, and 5,082,637 people have tested positive for the virus.

India records 88,600 new Covid-19 cases and 1,124 deaths

India has the world’s second-highest number of cases, behind the US, and the third-highest number of deaths.

Italy gets jurisdiction over marines in Indian killing but must pay...

"Italy's arguments have prevailed after long years of (legal) battles. Our two soldiers, Italian officials who were carrying out their duties, are immune from foreign justice," Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio wrote on Facebook.

Gas leak in India kills nine, hundreds hospitalised

The plant had been reopened in the past few days after India relaxed a nationwide lockdow

Photos: ‘Namaste Trump’: Modi holds huge rally for Trump’s visit

Indians wore cardboard Trump masks and "Namaste Trump" hats to welcome the U.S. president at the huge new Motera stadium in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's own political homeland, the western city of Ahmedabad.

India’s New Delhi heads to vote amid protests against citizenship law

The election comes as India's economic growth is at its slowest in six years, and amid strong opposition to the law which makes it easier for non-Muslim persecuted minorities from three neighbouring countries to become Indian citizens.

Bollywood A-lister backs protesting students, faces boycott calls

Deepika Padukone stood silently behind students chanting anti-government slogans at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday evening, surprising many in a country where top film stars typically avoid politics.

Tens of thousands march in southern India to protest citizenship law

The protest, dubbed the ‘Million March’, was organised by an umbrella group of Muslim and civil society organisations

India citizenship law protests spread across campuses

Students pelted stones at police who locked up the gates of a college in the northern city of Lucknow to prevent them from taking to the streets. About two dozen students at another college in the city sneaked out to protest.

Fire at New Delhi factory kills 43

The factory was operating in a congested residential area.