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Janata curfew


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.

Mumbai lockdown: ‘Unprecedented but necessary’

March 23, 2020 12:14 pm

When the Railways announced the closing down of suburban services to prevent the spread of COVID-19 on Sunday, it was a decision that was taken reluctantly and put off until the last minute, after a series of other steps taken to minimise the movement of people.

India coronavirus lockdown Highlights: First COVID-19-linked death reported in West Bengal, toll rises to 8

March 24, 2020 10:08 am

Coronavirus India Lockdown: Centre warned of legal action against those violating the lockdown which has been enforced till March 31 to curtail the pandemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: All passenger trains stopped for 10 days, 2.3 cr people daily

March 23, 2020 7:54 am

The decision was taken after a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister P K Mishra and Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba with Chief Secretaries of states Sunday morning. Officials said the move will also cover local trains and Metro rail systems, but exclude freight operations.

Amid coronavirus outbreak, stranded Indians seek embassy help to find accommodation

March 23, 2020 8:03 am

About 280 Indians are stuck in Kuala Lumpur. The Indian High Commission there has tied up with some local NGOs to provide temporary accommodation to them.

Lockdown in states: What is allowed, and what isn't 

March 23, 2020 1:08 pm

For most of the states the lockdown will be in force from Monday morning till March 31 midnight. But what does a lockdown mean in the Indian context? 

Coronavirus: 'Super 30' founder Anand Kumar engages students with Maths problem during 'Janata Curfew'

March 22, 2020 8:00 pm

Anand Kumar uploaded the question on his Twitter and Facebook accounts for students of classes 6 to 12


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.