India has to test a broad swathe of people for that to happen. But how do we know who India is testing? Comparing testing numbers across countries is tricky because some count how many people they test, while others count how many tests they do. India does the latter and this number is slightly exaggerated because most people get tested more than once. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Is India the next global hotspot?
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Major regional parties of J&K, including the National Conference (NC) and the People's Democratic Party (PDP) condemned the attack. Former chief minister of J&K, Omar Abdullah, said that the "violent targeting of mainstream political workers continues unabated." … [Read more...] about BJP leader shot dead by militants in India-administered Kashmir
In an interview with Indian newspaper The Hindu, Foreign Minister Gyawali said that "the most appropriate way" for resolving the country's territorial disputes is to "withdraw security forces from Kalapani and hand over occupied territories back to Nepal." … [Read more...] about Why are India and Nepal clashing over disputed Himalayan territory?
Speaking to 9news.com.au, virologist Dr T. Jacob John says he believes the pandemic will worsen and that the Indian government and World Health Organisation (WHO) were too slow to bring in lockdown measures. … [Read more...] about India fighting two plagues as locusts devastate food supply as coronavirus surges
The India WhatsApp video driving people to murderMedia literacy is low. Villagers are glued to material circulating on WhatsApp for news, viral videos and social conversations. Every village has more than two dozen WhatsApp groups, carved along community, caste, kinship and social interest lines. They are among 200 million Indians who send more than 13 billion messages every day, making India the biggest market for WhatsApp. … [Read more...] about The Indian policewoman who stopped WhatsApp mob killings