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.
More than a dozen people have died after a plane carrying up to 200 people skidded off a runway and broke in two pieces while landing at an airport in southern India amid heavy rain, according to authorities.
India hits 2 million coronavirus cases as deaths pass 40,000
It’s hard to imagine an Indian wedding without the swish of silk sarees and the clink of gold jewellery.
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.
Millions were evacuated but some refused to go because of fears they would pick up COVID-19 at the rescue shelters.
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?
Lockdown measures have seen an increase in flamingo numbers this year.
This is the wacky COVID-19 car created to encourage Indians to stay at home and prevent the spread of the virus.
Twinkling flames from candles and traditional lamps lit up India's night sky Sunday in a nine-minute show to mark the fight against the coronavirus pandemic