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  1. They Live in the U.S., but They’re Not Allowed to Come Home Washington, Yesterday

    Thousands of immigrants who live in the United States on temporary visas and traveled to India in recent weeks have been stranded there under the Biden administration’s travel ban.

  2. India Braces for Powerful Cyclone Amid Coronavirus Wave Video, Yesterday

    Tens of thousands of people were evacuated from western India as a powerful cyclone approached. The severe weather threatened to divert resources from combating a deadly wave of coronavirus.

  3. India Coronavirus Map and Case Count Interactive, April 22

    A detailed map shows the extent of the coronavirus outbreak, with charts and tables of the number of cases and deaths.

  4. A Desperate India Falls Prey to Covid Scammers Foreign, May 16

    As the health care system fails, clandestine markets have emerged for drugs, oxygen, hospital beds and funeral services. Fake goods may be putting lives at risk.

  5. Tens of Thousands Evacuated in India Ahead of Cyclone Tauktae Foreign, May 16

    The cyclone is expected to make landfall on India’s northwest state of Gujarat on Sunday evening.

  6. The variant first detected in India is forcing the U.K. to speed up delivery of second doses of vaccine. Foreign, May 14

    British officials are considering targeted vaccinations and renewed restrictions after the number of cases of B.1.617 tripled in just over a week.

  7. Overlooked No More: Usha Mehta, Freedom Fighter Against British Rule in India Obits, May 13

    At 22, she helped establish the underground station Congress Radio, which amplified Mahatma Gandhi’s message of rebellion.

  8. The May 13 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included one standalone post:
  9. As India’s Covid Crisis Rages, Its Neighbors Brace for the Worst Foreign, May 13

    Vaccine shortages, porous borders and fleeing migrant workers have nearby countries fearing that they will share India’s fate.

  10. India’s Scientists Know the Way Out of This Disaster. We Need Modi to Listen. Op Ed, May 13

    Vaccines alone won’t save the country.

  11. India’s Strict Rules on Foreign Aid Snarl Covid Donations Business, May 12

    International donors are raising millions, but the Modi administration has erected hurdles for overseas organizations and guided money toward officially endorsed groups.

  12. A popular vacation destination in India faces a devastating surge of infection. Foreign, May 12

    Just a few months ago, the southwestern state of Goa was welcoming tourists from across the rest of the country. Now it is in the grip of a major outbreak.

  13. Covid Desperation Is Spreading Across India Foreign, May 11

    Infections, deaths and breakdowns that began in big cities a few weeks ago are rapidly advancing into rural areas, unleashing deep fear in places with little medical safety net.

  14. Coronavirus Briefing: What Happened Today N Y T Now, May 11

    The push to vaccinate teens.

  15. Hindu Sect Is Accused of Using Forced Labor to Build N.J. Temple Metro, May 11

    Federal agents descended on the massive temple in Robbinsville, N.J., as a lawsuit charged that low-caste men had been lured from India to work for about $1 an hour.

  16. Chandro Tomar, Who Shot Her Way Through a Glass Ceiling, Dies Obits, May 11

    Born in 1931, she found her calling late in life but inspired thousands of people, especially women and girls, through her passion for the sport of shooting.

  17. India y su fabricante de vacunas tropiezan con sus promesas pandémicas en Español, May 11

    El Serum Institute prometió proteger al país de la COVID-19 e inocular a los pobres del mundo, pero la crisis en India lo ha sobrepasado.

  18. Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai, Kashmiri Separatist, Is Dead at 77 Obits, May 10

    He was a close aide to the most powerful Kashmiri separatist leader for 50 years, but he was arrested a year ago and imprisoned. He died in a hospital of the coronavirus.

  19. Virus Variant in India May Be More Transmissible, Says W.H.O. Video, May 10

    The World Health Organization said Monday that the B.1.617 variant of the coronavirus, which has spread throughout India is now a “variant of concern,” and may be fueling a rise in infections.

  20. A coronavirus variant first found in India is now officially a ‘variant of concern,’ the W.H.O. said. Foreign, May 10

    Experts caution that it’s not yet clear just how much of a factor that the variant, B.1.617, has played in the catastrophic rise in cases in India, which are likely undercounted.

  21. The world may need to learn to live with the virus. Foreign, May 9

    While the outbreak in India is capturing the most attention, the pervasive reach of the virus means that the likelihood is growing that it will persist in most parts of the world.

  22. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, May 9

    A vaccine crisis in India.

  23. A potentially fatal fungal infection is cropping up among India’s Covid patients. Foreign, May 9

    The condition, known as mucormycosis, seems to be infecting some Covid patients with weakened immune systems and underlying conditions, particularly diabetes.

  24. India and Its Vaccine Maker Stumble Over Their Pandemic Promises Foreign, May 7

    The Serum Institute vowed to protect the country from Covid-19 and inoculate the world’s poor, but India’s crisis has pushed it past its limits.

  25. At India’s Funeral Pyres, Covid Sunders the Rites of Grief Foreign, May 8

    Mourners in protective gear, or watching from home. Long waits at the cremation grounds. The trauma of loss has become both lonely and public.

  26. Mientras el virus devasta a las naciones más pobres, los países ricos están resurgiendo en Español, May 7

    A pesar de las promesas iniciales, el mundo desarrollado ha hecho poco por promover la vacunación mundial, lo que los analistas califican de fracaso moral y epidemiológico.

  27. La crisis del oxígeno en la pandemia, explicada en Español, May 7

    El aumento en la demanda de oxígeno médico más allá del suministro disponible en hospitales, especialmente en India, es otro ejemplo de lo poco preparado que estaba el mundo para enfrentar la pandemia.

  28. Soli Sorabjee, Eminent Indian Jurist and Jazz Lover, Dies at 91 Obits, May 6

    Mr. Sorabjee was a constitutional expert and free speech advocate who served two stints as the nation’s attorney general. He died of the coronavirus.

  29. India’s vaccinations decline as its virus outbreak reaches new highs. Foreign, May 6

  30. A health worker in Boston tries to help India’s Covid patients over the phone. National, May 6

    A telehealth program that Dolly Arjun founded several years ago to provide free health care to Indians has taken on new meaning amid India’s current outbreak.

  31. India’s Problem Is Now the World’s Problem Op Ed, May 6

    The country's coronavirus disaster is the world's problem.

  32. State Department approves voluntary departure of nonemergency personnel from India. Foreign, May 5

    The United States is also urging its citizens to leave the country.

  33. I Know What It Takes to Defeat Narendra Modi Op Ed, May 5

    West Bengal’s voters showed they won’t put up with his misogyny and divisive politics.

  34. India’s Coronavirus Crisis Overwhelms Health System Video, May 5

    The frightening surge of coronavirus cases in India has overwhelmed many hospitals in recent days, at times forcing staff members to provide medical treatment inside ambulances while patients wait for beds.

  35. Vira Sathidar, Cultural Figure Who Fought India’s Caste System, Dies at 62 Obits, May 5

    After a career of activism on behalf of the lower castes, Mr. Sathidar was cast in a movie that reflected his life. He died of complications of Covid-19.

  36. Indian Official Self-Isolates at G7 Talks After Possible Covid Exposure Foreign, May 5

    Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India’s foreign minister, is in London for meetings before a June summit of leaders from the world’s top industrial powers.

  37. América del Sur e India impulsan los contagios de la COVID-19 en el mundo Interactive, May 5

    Debido a los aumentos repentinos en esas regiones, y en Europa del Este, el número promedio de nuevos casos diarios ha superado los 800.000 durante más de una semana.

  38. A Seattle software engineer wanted to help her parents. She created a hub for Covid resources across India. Foreign, May 5

    In the thick of a crisis, people need signposts to find resources and answers, but “you’re not in that mental state to go to Google and do that research,” said Prarthana Sannamani.

  39. As Covid Ravages Poorer Countries, Rich Nations Spring Back to Life Foreign, May 5

    Despite early vows, the developed world has done little to promote global vaccination, in what analysts call both a moral and epidemiological failure.

  40. James Williams, Gay Activist in India, Dies at 35 Obits, May 4

    An American, he hoped to improve the representation of gay people in Indian media in the manner of “Will & Grace.” He died of Covid-19.

  41. Why Some Hospitals Lack the Oxygen to Keep Patients Alive Foreign, May 4

    The global need for oxygen has spiked far beyond the available supply at hospitals, especially in India — another example of how unprepared the world was to face the Covid-19 pandemic.

  42. Why Some Hospitals Lack the Oxygen to Keep Patients Alive World, May 4

    The global need for oxygen has spiked far beyond the available supply at hospitals, especially in India — another example of how unprepared the world was to face the Covid-19 pandemic.

  43. Grim Image of India Prompts Debate Over China’s Swaggering Propaganda Foreign, May 4

    An official social media post contrasting Beijing’s successes with its neighbor’s coronavirus woes drew a backlash from some, who called it callous.

  44. India’s reported cases surge past 20 million, though the number is likely higher. Foreign, May 4

    The Indian Premier League suspended its cricket season after several teams reported infections. It had drawn intense criticism for going ahead with games in hard-hit cities.

  45. The West Has Been Hoarding More Than Vaccines Op Ed, May 3

    The West has hoarded vaccines and blocked developing nations from making their own. President Biden can put a stop to that.

  46. Deaths Mount at an Indian Hospital After Oxygen Runs Out Foreign, May 3

    At least 10 people, and possibly as many as 24, died after a hospital ran out of an increasingly precious resource here: medical oxygen. It was the latest in a growing series of such accidents.

  47. Australia Tells Its Citizens in India Amid Covid Crisis: Don’t Come Home Foreign, May 3

    Critics condemned the move to temporarily bar Australians, including children, as unnecessarily harsh, a violation of citizenship principles and a cultural double standard. Officials say the policy is necessary.

  48. Social Media as ‘Godsend’: In India, Cries for Help Get Results Foreign, May 3

    With the Covid-19 crisis pushing the health care system past the breaking point, online grass-roots networks have sprung up to get aid to people who need it.

  49. The May 2 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included two standalone posts:
  50. The May 2 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included one standalone post:
  51. India’s outbreak is a danger to the world. Here’s why. Foreign, May 2

    Uncontrolled outbreaks in any country threaten to prolong the pandemic globally even as some nations report progress and rising vaccinations.

  52. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, May 2

    A political setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  53. Modi’s Party Loses a Key Election, Held Under the Cloud of Covid Foreign, May 2

    The prime minister’s party lost big in West Bengal amid criticism that his mishandling of the pandemic had fueled a catastrophic surge of cases in India.

  54. The May 1 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included two standalone posts:
  55. India’s nightmare: Record high cases, vaccine shortages, hospital fires. Foreign, May 1

    The country’s caseload remains higher than any other has ever reached.

  56. Adar Poonawalla, head of India’s vaccine giant, speaks from London of the enormous pressure he is under. Foreign, May 1

    The executive told The Times of London that he had arrived in Britain for “an extended time” just before travel restrictions would have blocked him. But he then tweeted he would return to India in days after business meetings.

  57. Nepal runs out of hospital beds as India’s outbreak spills across the border. Foreign, May 1

    Health officials in the Himalayan nation warn of an “unmanageable” situation as infections reach levels not seen since last fall.

  58. Global Virus Cases Reach New Peak, Driven by India and South America Interactive, May 1

    Led by surges in the two hotspots and Eastern Europe, the average number of new daily cases has exceeded 800,000 for more than a week.

  59. India’s Covid-19 Crisis Shakes Modi’s Image of Strength Foreign, May 1

    Overconfidence and missteps contributed to the country’s devastating second wave, his critics say, tarnishing the prime minister’s aura of political invulnerability.

  60. ‘Every Time I’m Calling, Someone Has Died’: The Anguish of India’s Diaspora Foreign, May 1

    In WhatsApp chats, video calls, Facebook groups and forums, a global community has scrambled to save, and sometimes mourn, Covid-stricken loved ones.

  61. U.S. Moves to Restrict Travel From India as Virus Infections and Deaths Surge Washington, April 30

    As they discussed the decision this week, top health officials warned the White House about uncertainty over how vaccines might respond to a homegrown virus variant in India.

  62. A deadly fire at a western India hospital tore through a Covid ward. Foreign, April 30

    The news compounded the sense of despair overwhelming the nation of 1.4 billion, now suffering the worst pandemic wave anywhere.

  63. A deadly hospital fire adds to the misery in India, and the U.S. imposes travel restrictions. Foreign, April 30

    The news compounded the sense of despair overwhelming the nation of 1.4 billion, now suffering the worst pandemic wave anywhere.

  64. The U.S. will start restricting travel from India on Tuesday, the White House says. Washington, April 30

    “The policy will be implemented in light of extraordinarily high Covid-19 caseloads and multiple variants circulating in India,” said Jen Psaki, the White House press secretary, who noted the move was done on the advice of the Centers for Disease ...

  65. India’s Covid Crisis Letters, April 30

    “The current Covid-19 crisis reflects India’s horrendous health care situation,” a reader writes. Also: TikTok as political tool.

  66. One Son’s 48-Hour Fight to Save His Parents Interactive, April 30

    After his parents fell seriously ill with Covid-19, Ajay Koli went on a desperate hunt for oxygen and medical care.

  67. ‘Death Is the Only Truth.’ Watching India’s Funeral Pyres Burn. Op Ed, April 30

    Graphic images of mass cremations cut through the Indian government’s wall of noise, misinformation and propaganda about its handling of the Covid-19 crisis.

  68. India outbreak worsens further, prompting fury at a remaining outpost of normalcy. Foreign, April 30

    The Indian Premier League is criticized for creating a “bio-bubble” for cricket players while ordinary Indians struggle to find hospital beds and 3,000 people die each day from the coronavirus.

  69. What to Know About India’s Coronavirus Crisis Foreign, April 29

    What is behind the explosion of new coronavirus cases that is overwhelming the South Asian country?

  70. What to Know About India’s Coronavirus Crisis Foreign, April 29

    What is behind the explosion of new coronavirus cases that is overwhelming the South Asian country?

  71. Mass Vaccination, India’s Covid-19 Escape Route, Poses a Giant Challenge Foreign, April 29

    Overwhelmed by the pandemic, the country that is a leading maker of vaccines is facing its own crisis at home — and that may be a problem for a world in need of vaccine.

  72. Rajan Mishra, Classical Indian Vocalist, Dies at 69 Obits, April 29

    Part of a famous duet with his brother, he brought traditional ragas to generations of young musicians. He died of Covid 19-related complications.

  73. As India’s virus caseload reaches new highs, its vaccination drive is faltering. Foreign, April 29

    Every adult in the country — some 940 million people — will be eligible for shots starting on Saturday, but doctors say there aren’t enough to go around.

  74. ‘Es una catástrofe’: en India, la enfermedad y la muerte están en todas partes en Español, April 28

    Mientras el país sufre la peor crisis de coronavirus del mundo, nuestro jefe de la oficina de Nueva Delhi describe el miedo de vivir en medio de una enfermedad que se extiende a tal escala y velocidad.

  75. Fears About New Rules on Masks Outdoors Letters, April 28

    Readers worry about how the C.D.C. guidelines will play out. Also: Vaccines for India.

  76. A Missed Opportunity in India Business, April 28

    Tech giants have so much power. They could do more to help Indians facing such a devastating crisis.

  77. Share Your Stories From India About the Pandemic Photo, April 28

    The New York Times wants to understand what you have endured, and we want to know what you’re doing to comfort one another until India can return to its bustle and vibrancy.

  78. How to Help India Amid the Covid Crisis Express, April 28

    Donors around the world are giving money for meals, medical expenses, P.P.E. and oxygen tanks, among other essential supplies. Here’s how you can help.

  79. India Blames a Virus Variant as Its Covid-19 Crisis Deepens Foreign, April 28

    Doctors, the public and the media point to anecdotal evidence of infections even among the vaccinated. Scientists say the data is too thin and cite other reasons behind the country’s second wave.

  80. Their father was dying, so two brothers in India went on a desperate hunt for oxygen. Foreign, April 28

    As a devastating coronavirus outbreak sweeps the country, pushing the total death toll to more than 200,000, medical oxygen has become scarce.

  81. Fear and Loss: Inside India’s Coronavirus Crisis The Daily, April 28

    How did the country go from successfully containing the virus to having the worst outbreak in the world?

  82. Your Wednesday Briefing N Y T Now, April 27

    India’s terrifying second wave.

  83. ‘This Is a Catastrophe.’ In India, Illness Is Everywhere. Foreign, April 27

    As India suffers the world’s worst coronavirus crisis, our New Delhi bureau chief describes the fear of living amid a disease spreading at such scale and speed.

  84. As Virus Rages Abroad, Biden Promises to Ship Millions of Vaccine Doses Washington, April 26

    President Biden will send up to 60 million doses of AstraZeneca’s vaccine to countries pleading for help, but some see a medicine dropper for “a four-alarm fire.”

  85. Amid Second Covid Wave, World Responds to India’s Distress Call Foreign, April 26

    Countries, companies and powerful members of the diaspora have all pledged to pitch in, but it likely won’t be enough to stop the unfolding catastrophe.

  86. The Biden administration is expected to share AstraZeneca doses with other nations after a safety review. Washington, April 26

    AstraZeneca’s vaccine has also not been granted emergency use authorization by the Food and Drug Administration. And the administration would not specify which countries will receive the vaccine.

  87. U.S. to Send Virus-Ravaged India Materials for Vaccines Washington, April 25

    The Biden administration, under pressure to help with a surge raging out of control, will also supply therapeutics, test kits, ventilators and protective gear.

  88. As Outbreak Rages, India Orders Critical Social Media Posts to Be Taken Down Business, April 25

    Aimed at Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, the move sets up a clash over free speech amid a widening political and public health crisis.

  89. Your Monday Briefing N Y T Now, April 25

    India may be underreporting coronavirus numbers.

  90. The U.S. will send vaccine materials and other supplies to India, officials say. Washington, April 25

    Previously, Biden administration officials had pushed back as pressure mounted for the U.S. to help combat the surge in India.

  91. India’s Fashion Artisans Face ‘Extreme Distress’ in Pandemic Business, April 25

    The working conditions of the so-called karigars, who make handicrafts for luxury brands, have long been an issue. Now many have no job at all.

  92. U.S. Is Under Pressure to Release Vaccine Supplies as India Faces Deadly Surge Climate, April 24

    The Biden administration is blocking the export of supplies that Indian vaccine makers say they need to expand production.

  93. Africa’s already slow vaccine drive is threatened as supplies from a stricken India are halted. Foreign, April 24

    India’s dire Covid crisis is having global ripple effects, especially in Africa, which has 17 percent of the world’s people but is far behind in vaccinations.

  94. As Covid-19 Devastates India, Deaths Go Undercounted Foreign, April 24

    Fatalities have been overlooked or downplayed, understating the human toll of the country’s outbreak, which accounts for nearly half of all new cases in a global surge.

  95. India Faces Record-Breaking Virus Surge Video, April 23

    India set a global record for new daily coronavirus infections on Friday, beating the previous record from the day before, while oxygen supplies dwindled.

  96. India Scrambles to Supply Oxygen as Covid-19 Patients Gasp for Breath Foreign, April 23

    The Supreme Court ordered the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to come up with a national oxygen distribution plan as coronavirus cases continue to set records.

  97. Patients and hospitals beg for help as a catastrophic second wave batters India. Foreign, April 23

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi canceled campaign rallies as India set a global record for new infections for the second straight day.

  98. The April 23 Covid Vaccine Coronavirus Cases live blog included one standalone post:
  99. Overlooked No More: Bhanu Athaiya, Who Won India Its First Oscar Obits, April 22

    Athaiya, a costume designer on more than 100 films, won the award in 1983 for her work on “Gandhi.”

  100. The U.S. Has a New Climate Goal. How Does It Stack Up Globally? Interactive, April 22

    President Biden’s new pledge to cut emissions at least 50 percent below 2005 levels by 2030 is one of the more aggressive near-term targets among advanced economies.

  101. India sets a global record for daily infections. Foreign, April 22

    More than 312,000 cases were recorded in just 24 hours, surpassing the previous single-day high set in the United States in January.

  102. New coronavirus cases around the world reached a new weekly record, according to the W.H.O. World, April 21

    The surge is being driven largely by an outbreak in India, where the authorities reported nearly 300,000 new cases on Wednesday alone.

  103. New coronavirus cases around the world reached a new weekly record, according to the W.H.O. Foreign, April 21

    The surge is being driven largely by an outbreak in India, where the authorities reported nearly 300,000 new cases on Wednesday alone.

  104. New coronavirus cases around the world reached a new weekly record. Foreign, April 21

    The surge is being driven largely by an outbreak in India, where the authorities reported nearly 300,000 new cases on Wednesday alone.

  105. India’s Health System Cracks Under the Strain as Coronavirus Cases Surge Foreign, April 21

    At least 22 people died from loss of oxygen in a hospital accident. Infections hit a daily record. And the government faced criticism for allowing an enormous Hindu festival to continue.

  106. Coal Is Set to Roar Back, and So Are Its Climate Risks Climate, April 20

    To slow down climate change, new coal projects need to end. A global forecast this week shows demand rising sharply.

  107. How India Allowed the Virus to Overwhelm It Op Ed, April 20

    Complacency and lack of preparation by the Indian government pushed the country into an unprecedented crisis.

  108. What a Tiny Masterpiece Reveals About Power and Beauty Interactive, April 2

    Crosscurrents of religion and culture shaped this stunningly detailed portrait of the 17th-century Mughal emperor who built the Taj Mahal.

  109. How Much Do You Know About India? Interactive, September 14

    Can you find India on a map? What else do you know about this South Asian nation with about 1.3 billion people?

  110. Live Cyclone Amphan Map: Tracking the Storm’s Path Interactive, May 19

    On Wednesday, the storm made landfall on India’s eastern coast with wind speeds between 100 and 115 miles per hour.