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Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

27 Aug 2020

Supreme Court disallows Muharram processions citing coronavirus threat

The Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking permission for Muharram processions over the weekend saying a direction for the entire country could trigger chaos and that a particular community may be blamed for coronavirus spread.

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

04 Jun 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event: Over 2,200 foreigners banned for 10 years

More than 2,200 foreign nationals, who attended an event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi, were banned from traveling to India for 10 years, ANI reported on Thursday, citing sources.

Social distancing in shreds outside liquor shops across the country

04 May 2020

Social distancing in shreds outside liquor shops across the country

In scenes that should scare one and all, norms of social distancing went for a toss on Monday morning when liquor shops across the nation opened for the first time after more than 40 days.

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

03 May 2020

Hiding illness a crime, says Yogi Adityanath on Tablighi Jamaat

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Islamic missionary group Tablighi Jamaat for the spread of the coronavirus in the state.

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

28 Apr 2020

Controversy over Hindu posters in Jamshedpur; VHP to distribute more

In Jharkhand's Jamshedpur, a huge controversy started after some fruit sellers put up posters declaring their shops as "Hindu ones".

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

20 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Unruly mob attacks health workers in Bengaluru, 59 arrested

A team of health workers and police personnel were attacked in West Bengaluru last evening when they had gone to quarantine dozens of people who had come in contact with three coronavirus patients.

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

19 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India reports 521 deaths; Maharashtra records 328 new cases

The death toll due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) crossed the 500-mark in India on Saturday while the total number of cases reached 15,600.

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

18 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 75% of India's deaths in patients aged over 60

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Saturday said that 75% of all coronavirus-related deaths in India involved patients over the age of 60.

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

17 Apr 2020

I'm not Zaira Wasim: Babita Phogat, after tweets spark controversy

Wrestler Babita Phogat, who joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 2019, slammed her critics on Twitter this morning after one of her posts regarding Tablighi Jamaat sparked a controversy.

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

15 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Health Ministry identifies 170 hotspot districts, 207 non-hotspots

As India's nationwide lockdown has been extended till May 3, districts across the nation will be divided into three categories, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe

14 Apr 2020

Tablighi Jamaat chief's quarantine period ends, to join probe

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Islamic sect Tablighi Jamaat, will join the probe related to the event which happened in New Delhi last month since his quarantine period has ended.

Coronavirus: West Bengal is testing the least among Indian states

13 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: West Bengal is testing the least among Indian states

India is not testing as much as it should. For a population of over one billion, we tested merely 1,95,748 samples until yesterday, April 12.

Coronavirus: 52 evacuated from Delhi's Chandni Mahal mosques test positive

11 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 52 evacuated from Delhi's Chandni Mahal mosques test positive

Delhi's Chandni Mahal locality has emerged as a containment zone after 52 out of 102 people who were evacuated from 13 mosques in the area tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Congress leader hid Nizamuddin visit; family tests positive for coronavirus

10 Apr 2020

Congress leader hid Nizamuddin visit; family tests positive for coronavirus

Delhi Police have booked a Congress leader, a former civic councilor, for hiding his visit to Nizamuddin Markaz, which became India's biggest coronavirus hotspot, last month.

New coronavirus testing target: 2.5 lakh by April 14

10 Apr 2020

New coronavirus testing target: 2.5 lakh by April 14

Unless India starts testing enough, no one can really decipher the damage coronavirus has caused. For a nation of over one billion, only 1,44,910 samples were tested until 9 pm on Thursday, April 9.

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

09 Apr 2020

'Why didn't Delhi Police stop Tablighi Jamaat?' asks Maharashtra Minister

A day after he targeted the Union Home Ministry over the Tablighi Jamaat event, Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh on Thursday blamed the Delhi Police.

In 5 days, India's COVID-19 cases doubled to 5,000

08 Apr 2020

In 5 days, India's COVID-19 cases doubled to 5,000

In spite of a nationwide lockdown, the highly-contagious novel coronavirus continues to spread across India, sickening more and more people every day.

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

08 Apr 2020

Uttar Pradesh: Parts of 15 districts completely sealed starting midnight

To limit the coronavirus transmission, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to completely seal parts of 15 districts, from midnight today. This effectively means that more stringent restrictions will be imposed and people's movements will be halted.

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

08 Apr 2020

Jamaatis in hiding face attempt to murder charges in Uttarakhand

Sending a clear message that the administration will not let coronavirus infected persons put others at risk, the Uttarakhand police has booked two members of Tablighi Jamaat for attempt to murder after they hid their travel history.

Delhi: FIR against two Tablighis for defecating in quarantine center

07 Apr 2020

Delhi: FIR against two Tablighis for defecating in quarantine center

In an utterly disgusting incident, two members of Tablighi Jamaat, the Islamic sect that turned out to be the super-spreader of coronavirus in India, defecated openly in a quarantine center in New Delhi's Narela, after which an FIR was registered against them on Saturday.

Railways, shut for first-time, asked to build more isolation coaches

07 Apr 2020

Railways, shut for first-time, asked to build more isolation coaches

The coronavirus pandemic has put a monumental strain on India's healthcare system, which was never at par with that of the developed countries.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 140; COVID-19 cases cross 4,000

The coronavirus outbreak in India seems to be accelerating as 704 positive cases were reported in the past 24 hours, the highest single-day jump yet.

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

06 Apr 2020

Someone wanted to sell 'Statue of Unity' for Rs. 30,000cr

An unidentified person has been booked in Gujarat for putting an online advertisement to sell the Statue of Unity for Rs. 30,000 crore to help the government fight the coronavirus pandemic.

Ignoring suggestions of clerics, Tablighi Jamaat chief organized 'super-spreader' event

06 Apr 2020

Ignoring suggestions of clerics, Tablighi Jamaat chief organized 'super-spreader' event

An event of Tablighi Jamaat held in March 2020 became the reason India's coronavirus numbers spiked and now it has been learned that clerics advised Maulana Mohd. Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of the Islamic sect, to not hold the meet but he ignored their suggestions.

Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100

06 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India records highest single-day casualty, death toll crosses 100

With 27 deaths being reported in a span of 24 hours on Sunday, the death toll due to the coronavirus pandemic crossed 100 in India and now stands at 124, a report in TOI said.

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: All Bhopal shops closed until further orders, says DM

The Bhopal district of Madhya Pradesh will now face a stricter lockdown as the number of coronavirus cases continue to rise.

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

05 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll nears 100-mark; over 3,000 cases reported

In the last 24 hours, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) jumped by 525, the Ministry of Health confirmed. This is the largest single-day spike in coronavirus cases.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 80; over 2,500 infected

03 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 80; over 2,500 infected

India on Friday witnessed a record single-day growth in the number of coronavirus infections, with 478 new cases emerging in the past 24 hours.

Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

03 Apr 2020

Every fourth coronavirus-case in India is linked to Tablighi Jamaat

For the maximum time in March, India was focusing on lockdown, isolating suspected coronavirus patients, and the plight of migrant workers. And then the repercussions of a congregation of Tablighi Jamaat came to light.

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

03 Apr 2020

UP: Tablighi Jamaat members booked under NSA for vulgar conduct

Members of the Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, who misbehaved with nurses at a Ghaziabad Hospital, passed lewd comments and allegedly made obscene gestures face charges under the stringent National Security Act (NSA), reports said on Friday.

Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members kept in hospital roam naked

03 Apr 2020

Ghaziabad: Tablighi Jamaat members kept in hospital roam naked

In a rather disgusting incident, members of Islamic group Tablighi Jamaat, who have been kept under observation in Ghaziabad, allegedly passed lewd comments at nurses and roamed about naked inside the medical facility, the Chief Medical Superintendent of the MMG District Hospital claimed in a letter to the Uttar Pradesh Police.

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

03 Apr 2020

Light candles, diyas for nine minutes on Sunday: PM Modi

In a bid to uplift the gloomy mood of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday assured Indians they aren't alone during the 21-day lockdown, which is currently underway.

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: India's death toll crosses 70; 21 dead in Maharashtra

Even as India remains on lockdown, the number of cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) surged past 2,000 on Thursday.

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

02 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: 'Fatwa' issued saying hiding COVID-19 symptoms is a 'crime'

The Darul Uloom Firangi Mahal has issued a "fatwa" (decree) asking people to get tested for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and not hide their symptoms if they develop any.

Amid Tablighi Jamaat row, AR Rahman speaks against religious congregations

02 Apr 2020

Amid Tablighi Jamaat row, AR Rahman speaks against religious congregations

After an Islamic religious event in Delhi emerged as a super-spreader of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, celebrated music composer and singer AR Rahman spoke against such congregations, in wake of the ongoing pandemic.

JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus

02 Apr 2020

JNU student threatens to cough on guard and spread coronavirus

In a shocking incident, a JNU student threatened to cough on a guard and spread coronavirus after he was allegedly not allowed to leave the campus due to the nationwide lockdown, Times Now reported on Thursday.

Things to know about Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad

02 Apr 2020

Things to know about Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad

An event organized by an Islamic group, Tablighi Jamaat, in March is giving sleepless nights to authorities as it became a coronavirus hotspot in the country. Possibly infected with COVID-19, the attendees traveled miles setting off fears of community transmission.

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

02 Apr 2020

Tablighi Jamaat event put nearly 9,000 at coronavirus risk: Centre

The infamous event organized by Tablighi Jamaat in Nizamuddin, New Delhi, last month, has put nearly 9,000 at risk of the contagious coronavirus, the Union Home Ministry said on Wednesday.

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

01 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Dharavi man dies from COVID-19; death toll crosses 50

Over the past two days, the threat of the coronavirus pandemic has increased manifold.

Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

01 Apr 2020

Chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, named in FIR, untraceable

Maulana Saad Kandhalvi, the chief of Markaz Nizamuddin, where Tablighi Jamaat hosted an event for several days last month is untraceable, reports said on Wednesday.