The 19-year-old is the latest gruesome case of sexual violence against women to rile India.
A residential building in the city of Bhiwandi, 20 kilometers north-east of Mumbai in India collapsed on Monday morning.
Tensions between the two powers flared for the first time in 45 years in June, culminating in a recent clash in which 20 Indian soldiers were killed.
The 90,802 cases added in the past 24 hours pushed India’s total past Brazil with 4.2 million cases.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Mukherjee, saying he “left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation”.
Cases have levelled off in India's two largest cities, New Delhi and Mumbai, but new hotspots continue to spring up in rural areas.
Survivors of the Air India Express plane crash said that the plane swayed violently before crash landing at the Kozhikode airport, in southern India.
Indian police said they have arrested 25 people, suspected of supplying the alcohol to roadside restaurants where it was sold to travellers and villagers in northern Punjab state.
Aged 18, Indian celebrity Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in the 2000 pageant. It was to mark the start of a glittering career which has since seen her act, sing, write and mentor young performers.
The swirling grey waters of the Brahmaputra, one of Asia's largest rivers, continued to wreak havoc in northeastern India's Assam state, displacing more than 2 million people, officials said on Tuesday.
It comes as the country reports yet another daily record of COVID-19 infections.
The clash in the Ladakh region Monday was the first deadly confrontation between India and China since 1975.
Gopal Namajoshi hopes his artwork will open up conversations about how humans and animals can coexist on the planet.
The Indian species bears an uncanny resemblance to one of the characters. But which one - Hagrid, Voldemort, Malfoy?