India now has more COVID-19 cases than any country besides the United States and Brazil. On Sunday, the country recorded a record number of new cases — nearly 25,000. As a result, the planned reopening of the Taj Mahal has been delayed.
India took baby steps to revive local tourism by opening several historical monuments this week, though its plans were set back after a last-minute decision to bar visitors to the Taj Mahal
Officials in India postponed the reopening of the Taj Mahal, amid an increase in the number of coronavirus cases in the area around the 17th-century monument. Follow our updates on the pandemic.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi: Narendra Modi coined good slogan of Make in India but not a single factory has been set up. They are selling everything - Indian Oil, Air India, Hindustan Petroleum, Railways & even Red Fort. They may sell even the Taj Mahal. #DelhiElections2020