The makeover has meant displacement and loss of livelihood for many, raising questions about the Indian government’s policies on dealing with poverty.
The Animal Welfare Board of India said Wednesday that “hugging cows will bring emotional richness and increase individual and collective happiness.”
The man was arrested and faces possible charges in India of obscenity, sexual harassment and insulting the modesty of a woman.
India’s underfunded health system is tattering as the world’s worst coronavirus surge wears out the nation.
Protests in Thailand, a moonrise in New York City and a Supreme Court nominee round out this week's best images.
Delhi has about 9,000 beds dedicated to COVID-19 patients, but experts say it will need at least 15,000 beds by the end of June.
While violence between Hindu mobs and Muslims protesting a citizenship law gripped New Delhi, Prime Minister Modi hosted a lavish reception for Trump.
India has been rocked by violence since Parliament approved a new law that excludes a fast-track path to citizenship for Muslim refugees.
The White House correspondent and the president sparred during a news conference in New Delhi.
Women of all ages are staging sit-ins across India to protest a controversial law that many believe openly discriminates against Muslims.