New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) chief Sharad Yadav on Monday said there has been total mismanagement and unpreparedness on the part of the central government while dealing with the coronavirus outbreak.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) NCC cadets have joined India's fight against the coronavirus pandemic, with civil and police administration of various districts seeking their services in the combat, officials said on Monday.
Jaipur, Apr 6 (PTI) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot once again on Monday urged the Centre to release a one-time grant of Rs 1 lakh crore for all states, citing fund crunch in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
London, Apr 6 (PTI) British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab on Monday confirmed that flights are being fixed from India to bring British nationals stranded in the coronavirus lockdown back to the UK this week.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) India's apex tiger conservation body has swung into action and has asked all tiger-range states to keep an eye on the big cats and immediately report to authorities if any of them is found having COVID-19 symptoms after a tiger at a US zoo tested positive for coronavirus.
New Delhi, Mar 6 (PTI) The Union cabinet on Monday decided to cut 30 per cent salary of all MPs for one year, and divert MPLAD funds for two years --nearly Rs 7,900 crores--to fund the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Cabinet has also approved an ordinance to reduce the salaries, allowances and pensions of MPs, including the Prime Minister, by 30 per cent for one year.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Kia Motors India (KMI) on Monday pledged Rs 2 crore to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Relief Fund to provide immediate and long-term relief against the coronavirus outbreak in the state.
The decision was taken after a 54-year-old man from Nagarwada area of the city who volunteered in distributing food packets to those in need tested positive on Sunday.
(Eds: Adds quotes) Hyderabad, Apr 6 (PTI) Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to extend the 21-day national lockdown to check COVID-19 beyond April 14, saying it was essential to save the lives of people.
AS MILLIONS ACROSS INDIA OBSERVED PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI'S CALL FOR LIGHTING LAMPS AND CANDLES ON SUNDAY NIGHT IN SOLIDARITY AGAINST CORONAVIRUS, A BJP LEADER IN UTTAR PRADESH, MANJU TIWARI, DECIDED TO BE DIFFERENT. AMID QUESTIONS ON WHETHER THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN TO FIGHT CORONAVIRUS WILL BE EXTENDED BEYOND APRIL 15, THE GOVERNMENT TODAY SAID A DECISION WOULD BE TAKEN "IN THE NATIONAL INTEREST" AND WOULD BE DECLARED "AT THE RIGHT TIME". A DAY AFTER MILLIONS LIT LAMPS TO OBSERVE PRIME MINISTER NARENDRA MODI'S CALL FOR A SHOW OF UNITY IN THE WAR AGAINST CORONAVIRUS, ACTOR-POLITICIAN KAMAL HAASAN CRITICIZED WHAT HE CALLED PSYCHOTHERAPY TECHNIQUES AND WARM AND FUZZY CAMPAIGNING WHILE IGNORING ACTIONABLES THAT CAN SAVE LIVES. and more news
In India too, the National Commission for Women has flagged the spike in cases of domestic violence since the enforcement of the national lockdown.
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New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) Delhi Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava on Monday met Union Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla amidst massive efforts to track down many Tablighi Jamaat members who continue to ‘hide’ in different parts of the national capital, officials said.
New Delhi, Apr 6 (PTI) The government on Monday said enough stock has been sent to states for free distribution of grains to over 81 crore ration card holders under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) during the lockdown period.
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Data shows that northern India's power demand fell almost twice as steeply as in the south in response to Modi's lights-off plan, indicating the north - a traditional stronghold for the Bharatiya Janata Party - was more enthusiastic in its support.
The number of coronavirus disease cases in India jumped to 4,281 on Monday, according to the Union Health Ministry. The new positive cases in the country increased by 214, from the earlier health ministry data which recorded 4,067 cases. The total deaths related to COVID-19 has risen to 111.