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Janata curfew


Like sirens went off in Ukraine, PM’s Janata Curfew call was to warn people: minister

March 23, 2022 2:24 am

The Prime Minister had also asked people to stand on doors, balconies and windows and express gratitude for five minutes by clapping or ringing bells.

In Muzaffarnagar, a beauty salon struggle to make up lost ground

June 27, 2021 9:19 am

Kavya Beauty Salon has an ultra-sonic facial bed, fish pedicure tank, and the latest in beauty care. What it waits for are customers

PCMC to push for two-day lockdown at today district review meeting: Mayor

March 26, 2021 12:19 pm

Pimpri-Chinchwad Mayor Usha Dhore said that there is a consensus among all that the industrial city should go for a lockdown at least on weekends to break the chain of the virus.

'Billions Under Lockdown': New book traces India's fight against COVID-19

March 24, 2021 8:12 am

Published by Bloomsbury, the book claims to be a "thrilling tale" of unnamed thousands battling against a little-understood virus from the frontlines, bringing that "gripping theatre and its dramatis personae to life".

A year after Janata Curfew, Twitteratti brings back memories with memes and jokes

March 23, 2021 11:02 am

Marking a year since the Janata curfew, netizens took to Twitter, sharing memories of the day and also meme sand jokes on how the virus continues to linger, a year after.

A year after 'Janata curfew', coronavirus threat rears its ugly head again

March 22, 2021 5:13 pm

On this day, the country's infection tally stood at 360 and the death toll at 7.

Covid-19 crisis in India: A delayed and flawed response

May 07, 2020 9:18 pm

India could have avoided many deaths, economic losses if the Centre had prepared itself when China reported the first COVID-19 cases.

Does PM Narendra Modi trust us enough to tell us what his strategy is?

March 29, 2020 6:22 pm

It is only when he shows that he trusts us enough to give us some idea of what he plans to do to bring us safely through this terrible battle, that has no battlefield and no visible enemy, will we be able to trust him to lead us from these days of darkness to light.

Ahmedabad: 19 booked for defying Janata curfew by assembling in large numbers

March 23, 2020 3:53 pm

The accused have been booked under section 188 of the Indian Penal Code for disobedience to an order given by a public servant along with section of the Gujarat Police Act.

India lockdown: Violators to be fined or jailed, says govt

March 23, 2020 1:59 pm

The Centre on Sunday advised state governments to enforce a lockdown in the 75 districts that have reported coronavirus cases. However, essential services will be allowed to operate in the 75 districts.


Silence of Janata Curfew breaks with sounds of bells, shankhs and beating thalis

March 22, 2020 8:34 pm

On Sunday evening, people across India clapped, rang bells, and blew conch shells in response to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call for thanking those at the forefront of the fight against the novel coronavirus.

Streets empty, trains lodged in deserted stations: How Janata curfew looks

March 22, 2020 2:54 pm

As India prepares for Janata Curfew on Sunday, March 22 as announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, we take a look at how several cities and states are preparing for the lockdown.