WhatsApp sues India as Modi’s draconian laws for digital media kick in | ZDNetCritics say that Modi and his political supporters want desperately to throttle companies like Twitter and Facebook in order to prevent real news and discussion about the pandemic from reaching Indians, and the world. Top Indian court orders government to provide more oxygen to hospitals Under order by the Supreme Court, India’s government agreed yesterday to provide more medical oxygen to hospitals in the capital, potentially easing a two-week-old shortage that worsened the country’s exploding coronavirus crisis. India adds 370,000 new Covid cases — follow liveFollow the latest updates live here 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. Covid Live Updates: Virus Variant in India Might Be More Infectious, W.H.O. WarnsBut with limited genomic sequencing in the country, the U.N. organization said, it remained unclear whether the B.1.617 version was driving the devastating outbreak there. Explainer: Why Indian police arrested a 22-year-old climate activistIndian police have arrested a 22-year-old activist linked to Swedish climate change campaigner Greta Thunberg and charged her with sedition, saying she created and shared an online document to support the ongoing monthslong farmers protest. Your Tuesday BriefingIndia’s revamped vaccine efforts. At the heart of the horror: The grim race to cremate Delhi’s Covid dead‘We used to receive eight to 10 bodies a day earlier, now we receive ten times more,’ says one volunteer Hopes fading for 38 missing after barge sinks in India stormIndian navy ships worked through the night to recover the bodies of 37 people aboard a barge that sank off Mumbai as a powerful storm lashed the region World shares India’s pain with growing COVID-19 crisisThe WHO estimates that 25% of global deaths last week occurred in India, a death toll that exceeded 3,700 lives per day.