Coronavirus: SC seeks status report from Centre on steps taken to prevent migration of workers.

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 The Supreme Court on Monday sought a status report from the Centre by Tuesday on the measures taken in view of the large-scale migration of labourers from cities to their native villages amid the coronavirus outbreak and the consequent lockdown across the country. The top court observed that the migration of labourers out of panic […]

Suspended JK police officer Davinder Singh sent to further custody till Apr 3.

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Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Davinder Singh, who was arrested while ferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists in a vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway earlier this year, has been sent to further custodial interrogation by a Delhi court till April 3. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Jain extended Singh’s custody after Delhi Police said that he was required […]

Corona Virus : Delhi High Court judge Justice Hima Kohli directs steps to reduce over-crowding in jails.

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A high powered committee, headed by a Delhi High Court judge, has directed authorities to take steps like releasing inmates on emergency parole for reducing over-crowding in jails to prevent the spread of coronavirus which has infected 1,071 people in India and claimed 29 lives. The committee, constituted on the orders of the Supreme Court, […]

Khalida Begum, Muslim woman donates her savings for Hajj to RSS-affiliate.

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A Muslim woman from Jammu and Kashmir has donated her savings of Rs 5 lakh, meant for the Hajj pilgrimage, to the RSS-affiliated ‘Sewa Bharati’ after apparently being “impressed with the welfare work” done by the outfit amid the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Khalida Begum, 87, who saved Rs 5 lakh for […]

No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Government.

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The government on Monday said there was no plan to extend the 21-day lockdown which came intro force on Tuesday midnight. The Press Information Bureau (PIB) of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting tweeted, saying Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba has denied media reports claiming that the government will extend the lockdown. “There are rumours & […]

PM seeks nation’s forgiveness for tough decisions and says India will surely defeat coronavirus.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday sought the nation’s forgiveness for imposing a monumental lockdown on the country, but said “we have to win … and we will definitely win the battle” against the unprecedented menace of coronavirus that has claimed 25 lives in India so far. In his monthly Mann ki Baat radio address […]