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  • India's coronavirus tally: 724 cases, 17 deaths, 66 cured
    India's coronavirus tally: 724 cases, 17 deaths, 66 cured
    A policeman gives hand sanitiser to a child as a group of migrant labourers are made to stay under a flyover on the Hapur Road by the administration for their safety during the complete lockdown in view of the novel coronavirus pandemic in Ghaziabad…
  • No option left, migrant labourers walk for days to reach home
    No option left, migrant labourers walk for days to reach home
    A migrant worker carries his son as they walk along a road to return to their village, during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/   Maharashtra Police…
  • Coronavirus toll crosses 700: Health Ministry
    Coronavirus toll crosses 700: Health Ministry
    Migrant workers walk along a road to return to their villages, in New Delhi. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters   New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) There are at least 640 active COVID-19 cases in India at present, the Ministry of Health and Family…
  • G-20 announces $5 trillion to deal with Covid crisis
    G-20 announces $5 trillion to deal with Covid crisis
    New Delhi, March 27 (PTI) The powerful G-20 grouping on Thursday decided to inject over $5 trillion into the global economy to counter economic disruptions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.   The G-20 leaders under the chairmanship of Saudi…
  • Rs 170,000 cr relief package for weaker sections in COVID-19 shadow
    Rs 170,000 cr relief package for weaker sections in Covid-19 shadow
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS):  The Centre on Thursday announced a Rs 170,000 crore relief package to protect the weaker sections of the society from the economic fallout of Covid-19. Announcing the the measures of relief package, Finance Minister…
  • A migrant worker carries her daughter as she walks on a highway with others looking out for a transport to return to their villages, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi, March 26, 2020. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
    India's migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown
    A migrant worker carries her daughter as she walks on a highway with others looking out for a transport to return to their villages, after India ordered a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in…
  • Rahul Gandhi hails Centre's financial assistance to poor
    Rahul Gandhi hails Centre's financial assistance to poor
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) After the Centre announced a financial assistance package of Rs 1,70,000 crores, the Congress on Thursday hailed the decision with former party president Rahul Gandhi terming it as the first step in the right direction. "…
  • Covid-19 relief package touches every weaker section: Shah
    New Delhi, March (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah here on Thursday lauded the first Rs 170,000 crore Covid-19 relief package announced to protect the weaker sections of society, saying it reflected the Narendra Modi government's sensitivity.…
  • CRPF personnel to donate day's salary to PM relief fund
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) India's largest paramilitary force CRPF on Thursday announced that its over 3.5 lakh personnel will contribution their one day salary to Prime Minister's National Relief Fund in the fight against novel coronavirus pandemic…
  • IAF sets up nine quarantine facilities for Covid-19 cases
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it has set up nine quarantine facilities, of 200-300 people capacity each, across the country, to deal with daily increasing cases of deadly COVID-19. Confirmed cases of Covid-…
  • COVID-19: Rajnath urges armed forces, PSUs to gear up
    COVID-19: Rajnath urges armed forces, PSUs to gear up
     Indian Army personnel wears a protective mask coming out from Guwahati Railway Station, in Guwahati on Saturday. (ANI Photo)   New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday urged the armed forces and public service…
  • Sonia writes to Modi for Nyay scheme, risk allowance to medics
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday wrote a four-page letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and extended her party's full cooperation in the nationwide lockdown, but demanded protection aid/equipment to…
  • An Indian woman covering her face with a mask walks in a crowded market place, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. India is under a 21-day lockdown to fight the spread of Covid-19 infections and while the security personnel on the roads are enforcing the restrictions in many cases by using force, the workers of country's unorganized sector are bearing the brunt of the curfew-like situation. According to the international labour org
    India's coronavirus count: 649 cases and 13 deaths
    An Indian woman covering her face with a mask walks in a crowded market place, as nationwide lockdown continues over highly contagious novel coronavirus on March 26, 2020 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/Getty Images)   New Delhi, March…
  • Sitharaman's Rs 1.7 lakh cr package focuses on poor, women
    Sitharaman's Rs 1.7 lakh cr package focuses on poor, women
    New Delhi, March 26 (PTI): The government on Thursday unveiled a Rs 1.70 lakh crore economic package involving free foodgrains and cooking gas to the poor for the next three months, one-time doles to women and poor senior citizens, higher wages to…
  • China offers to help India fight coronavirus pandemic
    China offers to help India fight coronavirus pandemic
    New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) China on Wednesday thanked India for its support in the fight against Covid-19 and offered to help contain the pandemic in the country. In a statement issued by the spokesperson of the Chinese Embassy in New Delhi,…
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