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16 May 2020Narendra Modi
Structural reforms in 8 sectors; coal won't be government monopoly
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media on Saturday for the fourth consecutive day to detail the government's economic package to revive the economy.
16 May 2020India
In letter to PM, Kejriwal suggests opening malls, public transport
While coronavirus hotspots must remain under strict restrictions, relaxations must be given to non-containment areas, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal wrote in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday.
16 May 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
Uttar Pradesh: Two trucks collide, 24 migrants die, several injured
Twenty four migrant workers were killed in Uttar Pradesh in the wee hours of Saturday, when the truck they were traveling in collided with another in Auraiya, some 200 kilometer away from the state capital Lucknow.
16 May 2020Karnataka
Coronavirus: With over 85,000 cases, India's tally surpasses China's
India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.
15 May 2020Uttar Pradesh
Trade unions plan May-22 nationwide protest against labor law suspension
To oppose the suspension of labor laws in some states, 10 central trade unions have decided to hold a nationwide protest on May 22.
15 May 2020Indian Army
Army headquarters in Delhi partly sealed after soldier tests coronavirus-positive
The headquarters of the Indian Army in Delhi were partly sealed on Friday after a soldier tested positive for COVID-19.
15 May 2020Anurag Thakur
Day 3: Nirmala Sitharaman announces stimulus for agriculture, allied activities
On the third day of addressing the press on the Rs. 20 lakh crore package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today focused on agriculture and allied activities.
15 May 2020India
Lockdown 4.0: Relaxations or restrictions, what's on states' minds?
A third extension of the nationwide lockdown, that started on March 25 to contain the spread of coronavirus, is all but certain.
15 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Can't stop migrant workers from walking: SC on Aurangabad incident
The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a petition seeking relief for migrant workers in view of the Aurangabad incident.
15 May 2020Ministry Of Home Affairs
No action against employers for not paying wages: Supreme Court
Giving a big relief to cash-strapped factory owners, the Supreme Court on Friday junked a circular from Ministry of Home Affairs, which pressurized them to pay full wages to workers, even during the lockdown.
15 May 2020Mumbai
Vande Bharat Mission: Returnees paid for quarantine at expensive hotels
Indians who managed to return home, at a time when coronavirus-induced travel restrictions have been levied on most parts of the globe, are now facing another challenge — exorbitant hotel rates.
15 May 2020Narendra Modi
World Bank announces $1 billion social protection package for India
In the fight against coronavirus, the Indian government has got support from the World Bank. On Friday, the global bank announced a $1 billion social protection package for the programs of the government of India.
15 May 2020India
PM Modi and Bill Gates discuss coronavirus situation and vaccine
On Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an extensive discussion with philanthropist Bill Gates on the coronavirus crisis, the global response to the pandemic, India's efforts, and a vaccine.
15 May 2020Jharkhand
Coronavirus: Death-toll reaches 2,648; new cases in 2 'corona-free' states
On Thursday, India recorded a spike of 3,900 cases, taking the national tally to 82,000. The death toll also rose to 2,648.
14 May 2020Shripad Naik
Coronavirus: Trials for 4 AYUSH formulations to start within week
Union Minister Shripad Y Naik on Thursday said that the AYUSH Ministry and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) are working on four AYUSH formulations against COVID-19.
14 May 2020Nagaland
Don't return, get Rs. 10,000: Nagaland's idea of staying coronavirus-free
Nagaland which has zero cases of coronavirus plans to keep it that way and has asked for support from residents in this regard. If residents don't choose to return now, the state government will give them Rs. 10,000.
14 May 2020India
In lockdown 4.0, public transport will be allowed with limits
In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.
14 May 2020India
UP: Bus runs over migrant workers, six die, two injured
In a tragic piece of news, six workers died and two were injured after being run over by an over-speeding state transport bus in Uttar Pradesh late on Wednesday night.
14 May 2020Odisha
Coronavirus: India's death toll reaches 2,542; Maharashtra tally crosses 25,000
India on Wednesday reported 3,700 new cases of COVID-19, taking its total tally past 78,000. The nationwide death toll also stood at 2,542 on Wednesday.
13 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
MP: Crowd gathers to welcome monk; social distancing norms violated
Guidelines for social distancing went for a toss at a town in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar district on Monday as a crowd gathered to welcome a monk.
Amit Shah orders CAPF canteens to sell only indigenous products
All canteens of the Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) across India will sell only indigenous goods from June 1, Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Wednesday.
MSMEs to get Rs. 3 lakh crore collateral-free loan: Sitharaman
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed the media on Wednesday, a day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced Rs. 20 lakh crore package to help the economy, which is suffering due to coronavirus.
Sitharaman will reveal fine print of economic package at 4pm
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will unveil details of the bumper economic package, announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, at 4 pm today.
13 May 2020Himachal Pradesh
Himachal: Corona+ man infects others, booked for attempt to murder
A man in Himachal Pradesh was charged with attempt to murder on Tuesday after he infected four other people, including his two-year-old daughter, with coronavirus.
13 May 2020Ministry of Civil Aviation
How will air travel change in post-Coronavirus era
On Tuesday, the Civil Aviation Ministry came up with a draft standard operating procedure (SOP) for commercial flights, indicating that air operations could also start, in a calibrated manner, in the fourth phase of coronavirus-induced lockdown.
Lockdown 4.0 imminent, ball in states' court now
India, locked down since March 25, will not get any reprieve from restrictions any time soon, an announcement by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last evening confirmed.
12 May 2020Narendra Modi
Amid coronavirus crisis, Modi announces Rs. 20 lakh crore package
Giving a huge relief to the battered economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a Rs. 20 lakh crore financial package.
12 May 2020Gujarat
Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup
The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.
12 May 2020Jharkhand
Jharkhand: Man lynched for allegedly trying to steal a goat
In a gruesome incident, a man was lynched in Jharkhand's Dumka on Monday after he allegedly tried to steal a goat. He died on the way to the hospital.
12 May 2020Twitter
Karnataka: IAS officer transferred without posting, controversy follows
On Monday evening, the Karnataka government unceremoniously transferred a senior IAS officer, Captain Manivannan, sparking outrage on social media and a #BringBackCaptain trend on Twitter.
12 May 2020India
PM Modi will address the nation at 8 pm today
A day after he held a marathon meeting with Chief Ministers of all states, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 pm today.
12 May 2020Piyush Goyal
Know key details about timings as limited trains start today
Starting today, 15 special trains will run across India, almost two months after all rail services were suspended to contain the spread of coronavirus.
12 May 2020Narendra Modi
Coronavirus: Red zones could remain locked down after May 17
India's red zones will remain locked down after May 17, hinted Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a marathon meeting with all the Chief Ministers yesterday.
12 May 2020Madhya Pradesh
Coronavirus: India's tally crosses 70,000; death toll reaches 2,294
India on Monday reported nearly 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 taking its total tally past the 70,000-mark.
11 May 2020Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)
Why was India's discharge policy for COVID-19 patients changed?
The Union Health Ministry on Monday said that the discharge policy for COVID-19 patients was revised after a similar move by several other countries.
11 May 2020Coronavirus
Aarogya Setu 'most secure app', says government amid privacy concerns
The government on Monday said the COVID-19 contact tracing app Aarogya Setu is the "most secure app."
11 May 2020West Bengal
'Shramik' trains will run on full capacity, have several stoppages
Shramik special trains, meant to send migrant workers to their home states will now run on full capacity, the Railways announced on Monday.
11 May 2020Supreme Court Of India
SC doesn't order to restore 4G Internet services in J&K
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to pass an order on the restoration of 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir, asking a special committee to look into the concerns of various petitioners.
11 May 2020Arvind Kejriwal
Former PM Manmohan Singh stable, shifted out of ICU: Reports
Former Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who was admitted to AIIMS last night, is stable and has been shifted out of the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), multiple reports said on Monday.
11 May 2020Delhi Police
#BoisLockerRoom: Gang-rape chat unrelated to group, was made by girl
A gang-rape comment which sparked a huge row last week after the infamous 'Bois Locker Room' was exposed, was never made on that chatroom, a police investigation revealed.