A recent Supreme Court verdict has permitted Hindus to build a temple in a northern Indian town on a spot where a 16th-century mosque was torn down by a mob in 1992. Some fear the judgment, in one of the oldest and most contentious disputes between India's majority Hindu and minority Muslim communities, has heightened a growing sense of insecurity in Muslims under a Hindu nationalist government.
Authorities in New Delhi declared a public health emergency this month as air pollution levels hit hazardous levels — a problem the Indian capital wrestles with in winter when stagnant winds and cooler temperatures hold the toxic air over the city. Doctors say the dirty air is taking a serious toll on the health of the city's 20 million residents. Anjana Pasricha reports.