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28 Mar 2020


Help migrant workers, keep them put: Centre tells states, UTs

With sorry reports of thousands of migrant workers walking towards their native places emerging from across India, the Centre sent an urgent advisory to all states and Union Territories asking them to ensure the laborers have food and shelter.

26 Mar 2020

Jawa Motorcycles

#CoronavirusOutbreak: Jawa Motorcycles postpones the deliveries of Perak

Jawa Motorcycles has postponed the deliveries of its Perak motorcycle due to the 21-day country-wide lockdown that has been imposed to control the coronavirus pandemic.

26 Mar 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs. 1.7 lakh crore package for poor

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman addressed media on Thursday amid the coronavirus crisis and the lockdown that has been imposed in India for three weeks, starting Wednesday.

Delhi Metro extends suspension till April 14 amid lockdown

The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Thursday announced that its services will remain suspended till April 14 in light of a 21-day nationwide lockdown called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

26 Mar 2020

Tamil Nadu

Kashmir reports first death due to coronavirus, 65-year-old passes away

In a distressing piece of news, a 65-year-old died of coronavirus in Kashmir, reports said on Thursday, making him the first person to have passed away of the deadly disease in the area.

25 Mar 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

#21DayLockdown: Arvind Kejriwal promises Delhi won't face shortage of essentials

There will be no shortage of essential commodities during the 21-day lockdown imposed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi yesterday, Delhi's Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal assured residents at a press meet a short while ago.

25 Mar 2020


India's 21-day lockdown begins: Know what's open, what's not

Last night, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that India will be kept under lockdown for 21 days starting Wednesday, the Ministry of Home Affairs released a detailed statement explaining what services will remain open and what will be shut.

24 Mar 2020


#Coronavirus: India put under complete lockdown for 21-days, declares Modi

The entire country will go under complete lockdown starting midnight for 21 days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Tuesday.

24 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: PM Modi to address nation at 8 pm today

As the coronavirus crisis is deepening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 8 pm today to talk about serious issues, he informed in a tweet.

23 Mar 2020

Amitabh Bachchan

Coronavirus: Amitabh Bachchan shares misinformation; gets schooled

At such a crucial time when feelings of anxiety and panic have engulfed the entire world, we are not only fighting the novel coronavirus pandemic but also the rampant myths and misinformation that surround the deadly disease.

23 Mar 2020

Uttar Pradesh

Varun Gandhi demands action against UP officials seen leading procession

As the entire nation observed a curfew on Sunday, two officials in Uttar Pradesh sparked controversy after they were seen leading a procession in a viral video.

23 Mar 2020


Enforce coronavirus lockdown, take action against violators: Centre tells states

Fully aware that only a nationwide lockdown can contain the spread of coronavirus, the government of India has asked states to enforce it diligently and ordered to take legal action against those flouting rules.

23 Mar 2020


The long haul: Indian cities go under lockdown, courtesy coronavirus

To contain the spread of coronavirus, several Indian cities finally took a cue from what is happening in other countries — a lockdown.

22 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Delhi to Mumbai, cities deserted as Janata Curfew begins

Several cities across the nation bore a deserted look on Sunday morning as people observed the self-imposed 'Janata Curfew'.

21 Mar 2020


Coronavirus Outbreak: How are states preparing for tomorrow's Janata Curfew?

To reduce transmission of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Indians should follow the Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22, between 7 am and 9 pm.

20 Mar 2020

Arvind Kejriwal

Coronavirus pandemic: Malls across Delhi shut, announces CM Arvind Kejriwal

In view of the coronavirus pandemic, malls across Delhi have been ordered to remain shut, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday. Grocery, pharmacy, and vegetable shops in these malls have been exempted from this ban, he added.

19 Mar 2020


Coronavirus crisis: Follow 'janata curfew' on Sunday, urges Narendra Modi

Addressing the nation on the coronavirus pandemic today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the entire world is crippled and Indians should remain alert.

19 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: Narendra Modi to address nation at 8 pm today

At 8 pm today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation on the coronavirus outbreak and steps taken to combat it. The decision to talk to countrymen was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by him yesterday.

18 Mar 2020


Ram Navami Mela, Shaheen Bagh protest unaffected by deadly coronavirus

In the coronavirus outbreak scale, India currently stands at stage II, and for it to not snowball into the next stage, people are being discouraged from attending large gatherings.

15 Mar 2020

Sri Lanka

SAARC meet: Modi announces COVID-19 emergency fund; contributes $10mn

Prime Minister Narendra Modi commenced the SAARC conference on Sunday at 5 pm.

15 Mar 2020


Coronavirus: 107 cases reported across India; SAARC meeting scheduled today

The total number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 107 on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health.

14 Mar 2020

Pakistan News

Pakistan responds to Modi's call for joint effort against coronavirus

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited SAARC nations for a joint response against the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak, Pakistan responded in the affirmative.

14 Mar 2020

Saudi Arabia

Excise duty on petrol, diesel hiked Rs. 3 per liter

The government on Friday announced an increase in excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs. 3 per liter, the steepest hike in eight years.

11 Mar 2020

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Congress living in denial: Jyotiraditya Scindia after joining BJP

Leaving his party of 18 years, former Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia formally joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday and soon launched a scathing attack on Congress.

11 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

As expected, Jyotiraditya Scindia joins BJP after exiting Congress

A day after he sent his resignation letter to interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, former Union Minister and four-time parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia joined the BJP on Wednesday in presence of party president JP Nadda.

10 Mar 2020


Government to launch mahua-based 'country beer' across India soon

By next month, liquor stores and bars in India could be stocked with a new mahua-based alcoholic beverage called Mahua Nutribeverage.

10 Mar 2020

Madhya Pradesh

MP government crisis: Jyotiraditya Scindia quits Congress; meets PM Modi

Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, long viewed as a rival to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, on Tuesday held a meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.

09 Mar 2020

Arnab Goswami

John Oliver slams Hotstar for censoring his episode on Modi

Quite recently, Hotstar, one of India's leading streaming companies, blocked the release of a fresh episode of comedian and TV host John Oliver's satirical news show Last Week Tonight, which was critical of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his policies.

08 Mar 2020


PM Modi hands over social media accounts to seven women

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday signed off from all his social media handles to allow seven women achievers to take over.

07 Mar 2020

Climate Change

8-year-old climate activist rejects PM Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign; gets trolled

Child climate activist Licypriya Kangujam on Friday refused to be included in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's #SheInspiresUs campaign for International Women's Day.

05 Mar 2020


India-EU summit: PM Modi cancels Brussels visit over coronavirus scare

In the wake of rising cases of coronavirus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will not be visiting Brussels for the India-EU summit, External Affairs Ministry's spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said on Thursday.

04 Mar 2020


Coronavirus outbreak: India confirms 28 cases, including 16 Italians

India's Health Ministry on Wednesday confirmed 28 positive cases of the novel coronavirus disease, called COVID-19.

04 Mar 2020

Prakash Javadekar

Is government planning to censor streaming platforms

The clock is ticking fast for streaming platforms in India as the government wants them to finalize a self-regulatory code of conduct in 100 days.

03 Mar 2020

Lok Sabha

Government willing to discuss Delhi violence after Holi: Om Birla

Though tensions are simmering in the National Capital after last week's violence, the Centre is not ready to have an open discussion about it in the Parliament. This was made amply clear on Tuesday when Speaker Om Birla said the government will address the issues after Holi, March 10.

03 Mar 2020


This Sunday, thinking of giving up social media: PM Modi

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted that he was deliberating of giving up his Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube accounts in a week. However, he didn't divulge the reason.

02 Mar 2020

Amit Shah

Delhi riots dominate Parliament, leaders lose cool; both Houses adjourned

Both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha were adjourned for the day after opposition raised the issue of the Delhi riots on Monday. The Budget session of the Parliament resumed today and will continue till April 3.

29 Feb 2020


Which books should powerful people (like Modi, Shah, RaGa) read

Today is February 29, an extra day life has given us. And, how do I utilize that extra day? By giving unsolicited gyaan to people who would never listen to me.

Imran Khan seeks India-Pakistan mediation by US: Trump told Modi

During his two day visit to India earlier this week, United States President Donald Trump held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi over ironing out a bilateral trade deal between the two nations.

28 Feb 2020

Delhi High Court

Zaira Wasim's sly dig at PM Modi has "mango" reference

Prime Minister Narendra Modi isn't big on interviews. The few ones which he has given are to people who aren't critical of his policies.

27 Feb 2020

Anurag Kashyap

Delhi Riots in nutshell: Neither Ram nor Allah, anti-nationals won

If there was one person who could have controlled the Delhi riots, it was Narendra Modi. Systemic failure No. 1.