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Parliament: Congress, TMC corner Narendra Modi government over Covid-19 handling

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress and Trinamool Congress, the two largest opposition parties in the country, on Wednesday attempted to corner the Narendra Modi government over its handling of the Covid-19 pandemic in Parliament's upper house, Rajya Sabha.

'No death of migrant workers because government didn't count?' Rahul Gandhi slams Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took to social media to slam the Narendra Modi government which has said there is no question of compensation as there is no data on the migrant workers' deaths during the anti-Covid-19 lockdown.

No re-imposition of lockdown from Sept 25, Centre clarifies

New Delhi/IBNS: The government has denied reports that another lockdown has been recommended from Sept 28 to stem the massive spike in the coronavirus cases.

No anti-Covid-19 lockdown in West Bengal on Sept 12, announces Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata/IBNS: In yet another change in the lockdown dates, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said the state won't witness complete anti-Covid-19 restrictions on Sept 12, keeping in mind the Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) and National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) scheduled to be held on the next day.

All flight tickets booked for travel between March 23 to May 5 will be fully refunded: DGCA to SC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told the Supreme Court that on Sunday that the passengers who bought tickets in domestic and international airlines between March 25 and May 5, 2020, which fell in the first two phases of lockdown, will be fully refunded, said a media report.

Anti-Covid-19 lockdown back in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal

Srinagar/UNI: Fresh lockdown has been imposed for eight days in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal following a spike in the Covid-19 cases, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

West Bengal gives letter to Rail Board Chairman regarding resumption of train services

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Home Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay has written to the Railway Board Chairman with a request to restart Metro Railway services and suburban train services during unlock 4.0.

COVID-19: Lockdown hits Northeast Frontier Railway earnings

Guwahati/UNI: The revenue of Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) has decreased due to non-running of regular passenger trains since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown from end of March owing to COVID-19 pandemic.

India reports biggest single-day spike in Covid-19 cases with over 75,000 infections

New Delhi/IBNS: India, the worst Covid-19-affected Asian country, on Thursday reported the biggest single-day spike in Novel Coronavirus cases with over 75,000 infections in the last 24 hours.

Mamata Banerjee extends anti-Covid-19 lockdown in West Bengal till Sept 20

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday extended the anti-Covid-19 lockdown in her state till Sept 20, fearing further spread of the virus which has still kept India on an edge.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal requests Centre to start Delhi Metro on trial basis

New Delhi/UNI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday requested the Centre to re-start Delhi Metro service in a phased manner on a trial basis.

Forty-eight hour long anti-Covid-19 lockdown imposed in central Kashmir's Ganderbal

Srinagar/UNI: A fresh lockdown has been imposed for 48 hours from Saturday in the central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, evoking a sharp reaction from the business community and transporters besides general public, particularly daily labourers.

West Bengal withdraws complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown on Aug 28

Kolkata/IBNS: In another round of change in the dates of complete anti-Covid-19 lockdown, the West Bengal government on Wednesday said the state will not be under full restrictions on Aug 28.

West Bengal observing complete lockdown to combat COVID-19

Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal is observing yet another day of complete statewide lockdown on Saturday to combat the spread of highly infectious COVID-19 virus.

No flight operations from Kolkata Airport on revised lockdown days

Kolkata: Flight operations in Kolkata Airport will remain suspended on the revised dates of state-wide lockdown announced by the West Bengal government on Monday.