21-day lockdown

Bombay HC issues notice to DHFL promoters on Enforcement Directorate plea to cancel their bails

In January this year, the ED arrested the Wadhawan brothers for their dubious dealings with gangster Iqbal Mirchi, who died in 2013, and was booked under provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act.

Apr 15, 2020, 17:29 PM IST

MSMEs face liquidity problem to pay wages for April in lack of business activity during lockdown: FIEO

The Federation of Indian Export Organisations (FIEO) reiterated that the government should immediately announce an incentive package and give permission for the partial resumption of operations in manufacturing units.

Apr 14, 2020, 15:41 PM IST

India awaits coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown status, PM Narendra Modi address at 10 am on April 14

As expectations mounted that the Prime Minister may dwell on plans to restart economic activities in a graded manner.

Apr 13, 2020, 23:44 PM IST

Maharashtra govt sends IPS Amitabh Gupta on compulsory leave for giving "picnic" passes to DHFL promoters

Additional Chief Secretary Manoj Saunik has been directed to complete the enquiry against Amitabh Gupta within 15 days.

Apr 10, 2020, 17:53 PM IST

PM Modi hints at lockdown beyond April 14 as COVID-19 cases spurt; Delhi, Uttar Pradesh declare coronavirus hotspots

PM Modi asserted that his government's priority is to "save each and every life", adding "The present situation is an epoch changing event in mankind's history and we must evolve to counter its impact." The Prime Minister is scheduled to interact with all chief ministers on April 11.

Apr 08, 2020, 23:50 PM IST

Good News: Tata Motors focuses on supply of essentials to communities affected by COVID-19 lockdown

Tata Motors on Wednesday said it is focusing on the supply of essentials to the communities most affected the COVID-19 lockdown by facilitating the production of protective gear and medical kits to curb the spread of COVID-19 as part of its CSR initiative.

Apr 08, 2020, 16:57 PM IST

PM Modi interacts with leaders of political parties, hints at extension of lockdown as coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise

Holding a meeting with the floor leader of Parliament through video conferencing, PM Modi said that so far the suggestions coming from people, experts suggest that there is a need to lock down and increase.

Apr 08, 2020, 16:34 PM IST

Google data shines light on whether coronavirus COVID-19 lockdowns worldwide are working

The analysis of location data from billions of Google users’ phones is the largest public dataset available to help health authorities assess if people are abiding with shelter-in-place and similar orders issued across the world to rein in the virus. 

Apr 03, 2020, 19:17 PM IST

UP CM Yogi Adityanath says will open coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown in phased manner

The Chief Minister, however, invoked NSA against six persons from the Tablighi Jamaat, who were in quarantine at MMG District Hospital, for misbehaving with the hospital staff and termed them "enemies of humanity".

Apr 03, 2020, 16:26 PM IST

Delhi government to begin online classes of two subjects for students of Class 12: Manish Sisodia

The Delhi government has announced that students from nursery to class 8 will be promoted to the next class under no-detention policy. 

Mar 30, 2020, 19:00 PM IST

Tamil Nadu recruits 530 doctors, 1508 lab technicians, 1000 nurses to contain coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak: CM K Palaniswami

According to the TN government report, a total number of coronavirus positive cases in Tamil Nadu on Friday reached 35 in the state. Of these, five people contracted the infection through contact with those tested positive for the coronavirus.

Mar 27, 2020, 15:20 PM IST

Union ministers assigned charge of different states to act against community outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19

The responsibility of Bihar has been given to Ravi Shankar Prasad and Ram Vilas Paswan, while Gajendra Singh Shekhawat will look after Rajasthan and Punjab.

Mar 26, 2020, 23:57 PM IST

Harsh Vardhan chairs GoM meet, reviews current status, actions for prevention of coronavirus COVID-19

A high-level meeting of the Group of Ministers (GoM) on COVID-19 held today at Nirman Bhawan under the chairpersonship of Health Minister Dr Vardhan. 

Mar 25, 2020, 22:19 PM IST

As 21-day coronavirus lockdown starts, Kareena Kapoor urges people to be responsible and stay home

With a photo of herself with son Taimur, she wrote, “Dear India, let's do this. Be responsible. Be home. Be safe."

Mar 25, 2020, 12:54 PM IST