NEW DELHI India's government on Thursday approved the purchase of 33 Russian fighter jets and upgrades to another 59 planes, acting to beef up its air force at a time when the military is locked in a border stand-off with China.
NEW DELHI India has turned down a travel request for members of a U.S. government panel seeking to review its religious freedom, saying such foreign agencies had no standing to assess the constitutional rights of citizens.
NEW DELHI A top Indian civilian defence official has tested positive for coronavirus and is in home quarantine, government officials said on Thursday, as the daily rise in infections hits a new high.
NEW DELHI/AHMEDABAD India on Sunday extended a nationwide lockdown to May 31, as cases exceeded 90,000 and further clashes erupted between police and stranded migrants.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI India said on Friday it would extend its nationwide coronavirus lockdown for another two weeks after May 4, but would allow "considerable relaxations" in lower-risk districts marked as green and orange zones.
NEW DELHI/MUMBAI, May 1 India's big cities will
stay under tight restrictions after a nationwide lockdown ends
on Sunday, while areas less hard-hit by the coronavirus will be
allowed to resume some activity, according to a government
letter and state-level officials.
NEW DELHI, April 21 About 500 people entered
self-isolation at the Presidential House in the Indian capital
on Tuesday after a worker's relative tested positive for
coronavirus, officials said, as the number of cases nationwide
neared 18,000 despite a strict lockdown.
NEW DELHI/DHAKA The chief minister of Delhi state said on Saturday that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has decided to extend a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, but the federal government did not confirm this decision. | Video
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NEW DELHI/MUMBAI More than 1,500 protesters have been arrested across India in the past 10 days, officials said, as police try to quell sometimes violent demonstrations against a citizenship law that critics say undermines the country's secular constitution. | Video