Nisarga comes just two weeks after Cyclone Amphan tore through the Bay of Bengal on India’s east coast and battered West Bengal state, killing more than 100 people in India and neighbouring Bangladesh.
The muzzling of critical media and suspending labour laws are all worrying signs for Indian democracy.
The global coronavirus pandemic has affected more than 4.6 million people, with over 308,000 deaths, according to a tracker. Here are more coronavirus-related developments for May 16:
India's lockdown has disproportionately hurt the country's most vulnerable.
Any attempts to revive this long-planned alliance will be ineffective in trying to counter China, and instead will simply be viewed as an alliance of Islamophobes.
The ongoing brutality in New Delhi dubbed 'communal violence' is the live unfolding of a pogrom against Muslims.
Clashes between opposing groups of protesters in New Delhi left 13 people killed and over 150 injured, overshadowing US President Donald Trump's first visit to India.
US President Trump heaps praise on PM Modi in front of a crowd of around 100,000 in western Gujarat state. Meanwhile, fresh clashes rage in New Delhi in protests over contentious citizenship law ahead of Trump's visit to capital.
Nearly 70 students said they were told to undress after a used sanitary napkin was found in a garden outside Sahjanand Girls Institute in Gujarat, where they are banned from the hostel when they have their periods.
The party, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once again played the Hindu nationalist card, hoping to gain electoral dividends by raising issues that appeal to militant Hindu sentiments, ignoring the matters of local governance.
The custodians of Islam’s two holiest sites have conveniently distanced themselves from many issues affecting Muslims.
One of India's most unique and fragile ecological systems is buckling under the pressure of climate change forcing people to abandon centuries-old traditions.
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