Many experts believe India’s death toll is several times higher than the official number. The previous world record was 5,527 in the US on February 12, also due to an upwards revision of earlier deaths.
More than 150 bodies reportedly found near the banks of Ganga river in northern Bihar state, with officials saying they were bloated and decomposed, as if they had been in the river for at least five to seven days.
The order comes after the New Delhi High Court stayed a contempt notice earlier issued to the government for defying its order to supply adequate oxygen to more than 40 New Delhi hospitals.
A 20-year-old Muslim girl Gulnaz Khatoon was allegedly burned to death by a Hindu man and his friends after rejecting a marriage proposal in India's eastern province of Bihar.
With no work and little public transport during a lockdown, many urban migrants attempting to return to their home villages have set out on gruelling journeys on foot or hitching rides in the back of trucks.
The business venture offers clean oxygen as the city's air contains tiny and toxic pollutants that penetrate lungs and bloodstreams and cause life-threatening diseases.
The perpetrators raped, shot and burned the body of a female whose body was found in Buxar town in India's Bihar state.
If you're a writer active on social media then you probably fight off 'trolls' every day. But if you question the Hindu nationalist government of India, you find yourself dealing with an entirely unique breed of a troll.
Mob in eastern Bihar state beat to death three men suspected of stealing cattle in a new mob lynching incident reported by police that highlights hardening Hindu nationalism.
Authorities say 152 children have died across the eastern state with 131 in Muzaffarpur, the epicentre of the 'brain fever' outbreak.
Health officials link deaths to the ferocious heatwave gripping northern Bihar state since May, rejecting recent reports that claimed the disease was caused by eating lychees.
The former chief minister of the country's most populous Uttar Pradesh state tells TRT World that the ruling BJP ‘has created a wall of hatred,’ which like-minded alliances must demolish.
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