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India recovers bodies of 20 more troops after Maoist clashes

PATNA, India (AP) — India on Sunday recovered the bodies of 20 police and paramilitary troops killed in a gunbattle with Maoist rebels a day earlier in the forests of the eastern Chhattisgarh state, p...

Modi's party rallies ahead in key India state election

PATNA, India (AP) — India’s ruling party and its allies on Tuesday appeared to be winning a key state election seen as a barometer of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government’s handling of the coronavi...

India holds first major state elections since pandemic

PATNA, India (AP) — Voting began Wednesday in India’s third-largest state of Bihar, the first major election in the country since the pandemic and a test for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity ...

As India's virus cases rise, so do questions over death toll

NEW DELHI (AP) — When Narayan Mitra died on July 16, a day after being admitted to the hospital for fever and breathing difficulties, his name never appeared on any of the official lists put out daily...

Experts flag risks in India's use of rapid tests for virus

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — In June, India began using cheaper, faster but less accurate tests to scale up testing for the coronavirus — a strategy that the United States is now considering. ...

AP Explains: How India's fast-growing cases topped 3 million

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's coronavirus caseload topped 3 million on Sunday, with the country leading the world in new infections as the disease marched through impoverished rural areas in the north and ...

India's Bihar state fights twin threat of virus and floods

PATNA, India (AP) — Monsoon floods have swamped large parts of India’s densely populated Bihar state and affected nearly 4 million people by Friday, exacerbating the risk of the coronavirus and stymie...

British royals share anguish over Indian rhino park's floods

GAUHATI, India (AP) — More than 100 animals, including 10 one-horn rhinoceroses, have died due to massive flooding at the famed Kaziranga game reserve in northeastern India, prompting Britain's Prince...

Monsoon floods, landslides kill at least 221 in South Asia

NEW DELHI (AP) — Floods and landslides triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed at least 221 people across South Asia over the past month, officials said Friday. More than 1 mil...

Rains, landslides kill dozens, affect millions in South Asia

PATNA, India (AP) — After causing flooding and landslides in Nepal, three rivers are overflowing in northeastern India and submerging parts of the region, killing at least 14 people and affecting the ...