Indian metropolis of Mumbai braces for rare cyclone

NEW DELHI (AP) — A cyclone in the Arabian Sea was barreling toward India's business capital Mumbai on Tuesday, threatening to deliver high winds and flooding to an area already struggling with the nat...

Indian LG plant lacked environmental clearance before leak

NEW DELHI (AP) — A plastics factory in India where a chemical gas leak killed 12 people and sickened hundreds more last week lacked federal environmental clearance but had been issued state permits to...

AP Explains: India lockdown slows virus, but gaps remain

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's six-week coronoavirus lockdown, which was supposed to end on Monday, has been extended for another two weeks, with a few relaxations such as construction resuming and self-emp...

AP Explains: India scrambles to curb virus after late start

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the world’s largest coronavirus lockdown on Tuesday to head off the epidemic's peak, with officials racing to make up for lost time as the...

India's beleaguered health system braces for virus surge

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is bracing for a potential explosion of coronavirus cases as authorities rush to trace, test and quarantine contacts of 31 people confirmed to have the disease. ...