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Coronavirus: India announces $264bn economic rescue packageicon
BUSINESS13/05/20200

Coronavirus: India announces $264bn economic rescue package

Narendra Modi outlines financial support for farmers and small businesses hit by the virus shutdown.

 
Coronavirus: India to extend nationwide lockdown, state minister saysicon

Coronavirus: India to extend nationwide lockdown, state minister says

SOCIETY
12/04/2020

India has decided to extend a strict nationwide lockdown imposed last month to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a top official says.

Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven 'corona drug'icon

Hydroxychloroquine: India agrees to release unproven 'corona drug'

SOCIETY
07/04/2020

India has said it will release hydroxychloroquine hours after the US president spoke of "retaliation".

Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?icon

Will coronavirus lockdown cause food shortages in India?

SOCIETY
07/04/2020

India has a robust stockpile of food, but the prolonged lockdown is hurting farmers and labourers.

Coronavirus: The race to stop the virus spread in Asia's 'biggest slum'icon

Coronavirus: The race to stop the virus spread in Asia's 'biggest slum'

SOCIETY
07/04/2020

The death of a man in Mumbai's densely-packed Dharavi has sparked a frantic race to trace his contacts.

Tablighi Jamaat: The group blamed for new Covid-19 outbreak in Indiaicon

Tablighi Jamaat: The group blamed for new Covid-19 outbreak in India

SOCIETY
02/04/2020

Hundreds of new coronavirus cases have been linked to a conference held by the Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi.

Nirbhaya case: Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murdericon

Nirbhaya case: Four Indian men executed for 2012 Delhi bus rape and murder

SOCIETY
20/03/2020

The men were convicted of raping and murdering a young woman in the Indian capital in 2012.

Container slides off truck killing 19 in India freak accidenticon

Container slides off truck killing 19 in India freak accident

SOCIETY
20/02/2020

Officials say the container came off its hinges after one of the wheels of the truck had a puncture.

'Period-shaming' Indian college forces students to strip to underwearicon

'Period-shaming' Indian college forces students to strip to underwear

SOCIETY
17/02/2020

Dozens of women were made to remove their knickers to prove they were not menstruating.

India vet murder: Outrage mounts over Hyderabad rape killingicon

India vet murder: Outrage mounts over Hyderabad rape killing

SOCIETY
02/12/2019

The 27-year-old's death in the southern city of Hyderabad has sparked furious protests.

Chaayos cafe: Indian cafe's facial recognition use sparks angericon

Chaayos cafe: Indian cafe's facial recognition use sparks anger

SCI-TECH & ENVIRONMENT
22/11/2019

Experts are worried about private companies using the technology in the absence of privacy laws.

The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into schoolicon

The truth behind India's viral photo that got a girl into school

SOCIETY
18/11/2019

The Indian girl was enrolled in school after a photo of her peeking into a classroom sparked outcry.

India's onion crisis: Why rising prices make politicians cryicon

India's onion crisis: Why rising prices make politicians cry

BUSINESS
08/10/2019

Onion prices have yet again dominated the headlines in India over the past week. BBC Marathi's Janhavee Moole explains what makes this sweet and pungent vegetable so political.