India has fully vaccinated less than 2% of its 1.3 billion-strong population, inoculation centers say they’re running short of doses and exports have all but stopped.
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The political fallout of Modi's handling of the pandemic may become clear on May 2, when election results are due to be announced for the five states voting over the past month.
India's pharmaceutical industry had already made the South Asian nation the main supplier of essential medicines to the developing world.
The escalation of the farmers’ protest adds to Modi’s challenges amid efforts to reverse a contraction in Asia’s third-largest economy due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Indian prime minister has stood his ground against the protesters, saying Nov. 29 that the controversial new laws gave farmers "new rights and new opportunities.”
Traditionally wary of both Chinese and American influence in its neighborhood, India has become more comfortable with outreach by friendly nations.
India is battling one of the world’s highest coronavirus caseloads, its worst-ever economic slump, shuttered factories, farmer protests and the deadliest border fighting with China in decades. Yet Prime Minister Narendra Modi appears to remain as popular as ever. Opinion polls in Bihar, where from ...
The rare recognition of a secretive Indian military unit with Tibetan soldiers threatened to escalate a border dispute that has killed dozens since May.
The uptick in tensions comes amid a rising din of nationalism stoked by both governments as the two powers jostle for regional influence.
Indian and Chinese forces are facing off by a glacial lake in the Himalayas that traverses their fluid frontier. The standoff at 14,000 feet (4,270 meters) is the most visible theater of conflict between the world’s two most populous nations, but it’s far from ...