New Delhi/IBNS: Political strategist Prashant Kishor has questioned the 21-day-lockdown to fight the spread of coronavirus in the country arguing that the move does not have scientific backing.
Hyderabad/IBNS: Giving a tough message to the lockdown violators, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao has said he will order shoot-at-sight if people do not listen to police, media reports said.
Lucknow/UNI: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday extended the lock down with covering all the 75 districts of the state till March 27.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Kolkata Police on Monday arrested 255 persons for defying lockdown, which has been enforced since last evening in Kolkata as well as other parts of West Bengal in the wake of COVID-19, officials said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the spike in the number of Coronavirus positive cases and fatalities in India, cricket-turned-politician Gautam Gambhir on Monday urged people to follow the rules of lockdown seriously and avoid being a threat to the society.
Imphal/UNI: Manipur government has decided to impose total shutdown till March 31 as a precautionary measure to stop the spread of Covid-19.
Kolkata/IBNS: After following the Centre's advice to lockdown to combat COVID-19, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop all flight operations to the state with an immediate effect.
New Delhi/IBNS: A day after the "Janata Curfew", Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said people of his country were not taking lockdown seriously.
New Delhi/IBNS: In a bid to break the march of the deadly coronavirus in the nation, which has already claimed seven lives, railway, metro and interstate bus services will soon be stopped on Monday and 75 districts across India will be put under lockdown from Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: After receiving Centre's advisory to put 75 Indian districts with confirmed Covid-19 cases or casualties under lockdown, West Bengal government on Sunday evening announced implementation of the measure in Kolkata and other corporation and municipality areas in the state from Monday 5 pm. till Mar 27 midnight to combat Coronavirus outbreak in the region, officials said.
New Delhi/UNI: Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday slammed the Union government questioning the 'illegal detention' of former Chief Ministers and 'lock down' in Jammu and Kashmir and wondering, 'whether we are still a democracy or not'.