The national capital territory of Delhi will also ease restrictions and will allow shops to open on alternate days.
Caught unprepared, the BJP government has looked woefully unequal to the task of handling a devastating second wave.
As case loads and deaths jump by record margins, a brutal second wave raises fears about the ability of the country’s health services to cope.
One of the most popular Hindu festivals, Holi, was celebrated across India despite coronavirus measures imposed by the government.
A massive crowd of farmers and farm workers gathered in India's northern Punjab state in a show of strength against new farm laws.
Tens of thousands of farmers block key highways across the country for three hours, as their leaders issue an ultimatum to Modi's government to repeal three new farm laws by October 2.
Hundreds of thousands of farmers are planning to drive tractors through New Delhi on Republic Day, when PM Narendra Modi will join a parade of military forces.
Tens of thousands of farmers continue to camp out on New Delhi highways, demanding the repeal of new laws they fear will lead to corporate dominance in the farm sector.
Farmers protesting in capital New Delhi against PM Modi's agricultural reforms say they will not hold talks with government until all three new agriculture laws are withdrawn.
Delhi, one of the world’s most polluted cities, enjoyed some respite up until September in part thanks to a virus lockdown.
The report has been accepted by India's home minister despite a 'torrent of misinformation'.
The border spat could accelerate existing trends of geopolitical and economic divergence between Beijing and New Delhi, with far-reaching consequences for the region too.
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