Shrouded in toxic smog, New Delhi has shut down schools and workplaces. Though nations pledged to move away from coal at the UN climate summit, India is reluctant to replace the polluting fuel source.
Indian officials have recommended that offices should let half of the employees work from home in Delhi while the city struggles with smog. Construction activities across the city have also been halted.
Much animosity has built up since India scrapped Kashmir's special status two years ago. DW spoke with several Kashmiris, many of whom have harsh feelings about the Indian government.
A new attempt at purifying New Delhi's notoriously polluted air will see forty giant fans push out filtered air in the heart of the Indian capital, but not everyone is convinced.
Dozens of firefighters battle to contain a blaze that ignited in a fabric shop in the Indian capital Delhi. The fire spread quickly to neighbouring stores in a busy shopping district, according to local news media. There are no reports of casualties.
UGC images show a train carrying oxygen tankers en route to the Indian capital, New Delhi, as the country battles a catastrophic coronavirus wave that has overwhelmed hospitals and crematoriums working at full capacity.
Getting a COVID test has become an ordeal in Delhi. After lawyer Shivam Sharma developed a cough and fever, he didn't wait for a test result before seeking treatment and isolating from family members.
India's National Zoological Park reopens after being closed to the public for more than a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. "Of course we fear the virus," says visitor Swati Garg, who visited the zoo in India's capital with her children, "but we wear masks, take precautions and sanitise ourselves, so I think we are safe.
20 Dec 2020
Indian farmers rally against the agriculture law reform on the Singhu border, northwest of New Delhi, after a weekend that saw protests against the market reform laws intensifying with attempts to block major highways. "If the government won't back off, the farmers won't either," says a farmer at the protest.
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The air in India's capital region becomes very polluted every winter. Vehicular and industrial pollutants, crop burning, and weather conditions cause the problem. Despite numerous initiatives, the problem has persisted.
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Delhi residents say they are worried as the country surpasses eight million coronavirus cases, with the world's second-worst-hit country bracing for a possible second wave ahead of winter and a series of religious festivals.
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