EU, India try again to clinch trade deal, sidelining ChinaThe European Union and India have agreed to restart their negotiations on a bilateral free trade deal India passes 20 million cases amid oxygen shortageOfficials say infections are slowing, but erratic testing and under-reporting cast doubt on their claims. India hits another grim record as it scrambles oxygen supplyInfections in India have hit another grim daily record as demand for medical oxygen jumped seven-fold and the government denied reports that it’s slow in distributing life-saving supplies from abroad India adds 370,000 new Covid cases — follow liveFollow the latest updates live here India's Modi takes electoral hit in key state amid virus surgeIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu-nationalist party suffered a setback Sunday when it lost a fiercely contested state poll. US sending AstraZeneca vaccine supplies to IndiaThe US will be diverting its own order of supplies to the hard-hit country, which has been overwhelmed by a catastrophic surge of COVID-19 infections. US to restrict travel from India over COVID starting TuesdayThe U.S. will restrict travel from India starting on May 4, the White House says, citing a devastating rise in COVID-19 cases in the country and the emergency of potentially dangerous variants of the coronavirus India records over 4,000 coronavirus deaths in a day for first timeIndia reported on Saturday a record high 4,187 coronavirus deaths as pressure mounts on the government to impose a nationwide lockdown. India’s Covid death toll is revealed in its crematoriumsShyamu Dubey is a busy man. Too busy. He works at the Baikunth Dham, a Hindu crematorium in Lucknow.Usually he is the one who sets the funeral pyre alight, a specialist role. At the moment his days India launches campaign to inoculate all adults against CovidIndia opened vaccinations to all adults on Saturday, launching a huge inoculation effort in the hope of taming a monstrous spike in Covid-19 infections.