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Anand Katakam

#COVIDSOS: India Twitter paints desperate picture of COVID-19 crisis

May 07 2021

BENGALURU As a wave of COVID-19 infections has swept through India, overwhelming its healthcare system and government, people have turned to Twitter in a desperate attempt to crowdsource help for anything from coronavirus tests to oxygen cylinders.

Students protest at elite Indian university as academics quit amid row over freedoms

Mar 18 2021

NEW DELHI Students and staff at an elite Indian university on Thursday demanded the reinstatement of a prominent academic, who they say was forced to resign in an attack on freedom of speech.

Tractors to Delhi: How thousands of farmers marched on Indian capital

Jan 30 2021

NEW DELHI Thousands of farmers overwhelmed police in central Delhi on Jan. 26, India's Republic Day, eventually storming the city's historic Red Fort.

India's daily coronavirus infections slow down after scaling highs

Oct 07 2020

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU India reported 72,049 new cases of coronavirus on Wednesday, dropping from the daily highs of last month in a sign infections were peaking for now, officials and experts said.

India leads the world in internet shutdowns

Dec 20 2019

In an unprecedented move, the Indian government suspended mobile internet services in parts of the capital New Delhi on Thursday, as protests over a citizenship bill seen as discriminating against Muslims escalated.

THE REUTERS GRAPHIC-India leads the world in internet shutdowns

Dec 20 2019

Dec 20 In an unprecedented move, the Indian government suspended mobile internet services in parts of the capital New Delhi on Thursday, as protests over a citizenship bill seen as discriminating against Muslims escalated.

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