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Prashant Waydande

'Speaker Brother': Loudspeakers teach Indian children after virus shutters schools

Aug 04 2020

DANDWAL, India One overcast morning in a farming village in hilly western India, a group of schoolchildren sat on the mud floor of a wooden shed for their first class in months. | Video

Indian fishermen, caught out by virus lockdown, dock after weeks at sea

Apr 17 2020

DAHANU, India Hundreds of exhausted Indian fishermen, who said they were refused entry at two ports after a nationwide lockdown was imposed to fight the new coronavirus, docked in the western state of Maharashtra on Friday after about a month at sea.

Poor Indians flee to villages as coronavirus measures take heavy toll

Mar 21 2020

MUMBAI Thousands of poor city migrants whose livelihoods have collapsed due to India's coronavirus measures headed back to their villages on Saturday, raising fears that the exodus could carry the virus to the countryside.

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