• April Fool's Day: When cops get serious while others enjoy a laugh 01 Apr 2020 06:46 Apr 01, 2020, 10:37AM ISTSource: TOI.inIf you are in the mood to celebrate April Fool's Day, then please be careful. Amid the coronavirus crisis, the Delhi Police have issued a stern warning on social media that it would be monitoring WhatsApp groups …
      • 'I was pretty demanding on set', says State of Siege: 26/11 director Matthew Leutwyler 01 Apr 2020 06:45 Express News Service ZEE5’s State of Siege: 26/11 recreates the tension and terror of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. The show, streaming since March 20, follows a team of National Security Guard (NSG) commandos as they are flown in to neutralise the attacks. …
      • Wednesday morning news briefing: Lockdown exit strategy 01 Apr 2020 06:42 If you want to receive twice-daily briefings like this by email, sign up to the Front Page newsletter here. For two-minute audio updates, try The Briefing - on podcasts, smart speakers and WhatsApp. App to alert public if they are exposed to infection It …
      • Meet India’s lockdown heros 01 Apr 2020 06:21 A man who keeps his ration shop open, a young sarpanch who guards her village, a woman in Bengaluru who ensures her customers get their daily supply of milk, a businessman who feeds stray animals, electrical linesmen who ensure uninterrupted power — these …
      • How TAIPA is ensuring that telecom towers, infrastructure, don’t fail 01 Apr 2020 06:19 To ensure continuity of telecom services during the lockdown period, the Tower & Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has formed a special task force to oversee the operational preparedness across the country. The region-wise task force (North, …
      • 21 new cases in Andhra Pradesh, total tally goes up to 44 01 Apr 2020 05:47 By Express News Service VIJAYAWADA: In the biggest surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the State so far, as many as 21 people tested positive for coronavirus since Monday night, taking the total number of infectees in AP to 44. Among the 21 new cases, …
      • Indian football: Most versatile players in the country 01 Apr 2020 05:26 A look at some Indian players who are capable of playing in different positions and putting in a solid shift .... Versatile players are true gems for any side in times crisis induced by injuries or suspensions. They can also help ease transition phases …
      • 456 people from Assam's all 33 districts were in or around Tablighi Jamaat's Nizamuddin gathering 01 Apr 2020 05:05 Image Source : PTI Health workers after inspecting the Nizamuddin venue yesterday At least 456 people from Assam were believed to be present in and around the Nizamuddin locality in Delhi, the location of Tablighi Jamaat's congregation which turned …
      • Second mohalla clinic doctor in Delhi tests positive for coronavirus 01 Apr 2020 04:00 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Another doctor associated with a mohalla clinic located in Babarpur in the national capital has been found to be infected with the COVID-19 virus. According to reports, her treatment is already underway. The doctor (48), …
      • Racial prejudice against NE people amidst corona :: John Shilshi 01 Apr 2020 02:29 Racial prejudice against people of North-East amidst corona crisis John S Shilshi * The deadly virus COVID-19 had engulfed the entire world and brought inexplicable misery to mankind, and India is no less traumatized by this pandemic as we hopelessly stare …
      • Singapore, South Korea, key suppliers of Covid-19 gear 01 Apr 2020 02:07 NEW DELHI: It is not just China but India’s key partners in SE Asia and East Asia –– Singapore, Japan and South Korea –– that are emerging as major suppliers of equipment to contain Covid-19. Singapore, a key pillar in Delhi’s Indo-Pacific vision, has …
      • IMD predicts warmer summer; experts unclear on whether it halts Covid-19 01 Apr 2020 00:44 If there is any inverse relation between the spread of Covid-19 and high temperature, India might be in for a better spot. The official forecaster, India Meteorological Department (IMD), has said the temperature in April-June across most parts is expected …
      • 'It is bound to be a slow and strained recovery' 01 Apr 2020 00:18 'When 99.9 per cent of the most vulnerable are above 65, I see no logic in this sweeping lockdown in a country in which 94 per cent are below 65.' 'The most sensible thing to do would be to recalibrate this unnecessary lockdown as soon as …
      • Researchers work on 40 different COVID vaccines around world, 1 in India: Journal 31 Mar 2020 22:53 Written by Abantika Ghosh | New Delhi | Published: April 1, 2020 12:47:44 am Only two are currently in clinical trials, it states. (File Photo/Representational) Over 40 vaccines against the Novel Coronavirus (SARS-CoV2) are in various stages of …
      • Authorities playing blame game over Nizamuddin Markaz 31 Mar 2020 22:07 New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) As the Nizamuddin Markaz turns out to be a epicentre of coronavirus spread not only in the city but also across country, authorities have started blame game regarding the same. The Markaz building, which is the international …
      • Retailers bulk deliver to RWAs for smooth supply to societies 31 Mar 2020 21:39 New Delhi: Retailers and online grocery companies have started tapping resident welfare associations (RWAs) to bulk deliver to thousands of households with minimum resources amid the Covid-19 lockdown. Hypermarket chain Spencer’s Retail has placed drop …
      • Global coronavirus death toll passes 40,000: Live updates 31 Mar 2020 20:51 The death toll in the United States from the new coronavirus outbreak has surpassed the official tally in China, with more than more 3,400 fatalities recorded, according to data collected by the Johns Hopkins University.  That means the US now has the …
      • Parish players make All-District 7-1A basketball team 31 Mar 2020 20:12 Recently, the All-District 7-1A boys and girl's teams were released. In all, six players from Ascension Parish made the cut. Three weeks ago, the high-school basketball season ended just in the nick of time. Teams were able to play their state title …
      • 2 Tablighi Jamaat members, 3 close contacts positive; Maharashtra looks for others who took part 31 Mar 2020 20:11 Two incidents in Ahmednagar district and one in Chandrapur have been reported so far. (Express photo by Prashant Nadkar) The Maharashtra Police and state administration have started zeroing in on those who took part in a religious congregation organised by …
      • Nizamuddin congregation: In letter to Kejriwal government, Delhi Police asks for immediate action against participants 31 Mar 2020 19:28 By PTI NEW DELHI: The Delhi Police Special Branch on Tuesday wrote to the city government for taking immediate action with regard to people, including foreign nationals, who stayed in 16 mosques in the national capital after taking part in a religious …
      • 10 schools in Patparganj turned into hunger relief camps 31 Mar 2020 16:43 New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia here on Tuesday converted 10 schools in his Patparganj Assembly constituency into hunger relief camps, to serve lunch and dinner to about 20,000 people. Sisodia visited the constituency …
      • Nizamuddin congregation: Delhi Police registers FIR against Maulana Saad, others 31 Mar 2020 16:42 By Express News Service NEW DELHI: After evacuating about 1600 people from the Markaz building, Delhi Police on Tuesday registered a First Information Report (FIR) against Maulana Saad and others of Tablighi Jamaat under sections of Epidemic Disease Act. …
      • Informed police on March 23 that 1000 people trapped in Nizamuddin Markaz: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan 31 Mar 2020 16:42 By PTI NEW DELHI: AAP MLA Amanatullah Khan on Tuesday claimed he had informed the Delhi Police on March 23 that around 1,000 people were trapped in Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi, where a congregation was organised earlier this month and some of its …
      • Retailers tap RWAs to bulk deliver to societies to overcome lockdown restrictions 31 Mar 2020 16:02 Retailers and online grocery companies have started tapping resident welfare associations to bulk deliver to thousands of households with minimum resources amid the Covid-19 lockdown. Hypermarket chain Spencer’s Retail has placed drop boxes in various …
      • What is Tablighi Jamaat, several of whose members tested positive for COVID-19 31 Mar 2020 14:56 People taken to hospital from Nizamuddin area in New Delhi on Tuesday. (Express photo: Praveen Khanna) Several COVID-19 cases in the country have been traced to a religious gathering that took place in New Delhi’s Nizamuddin West mid-March. In fact, the …
      • Start-ups: Dealing with disruptions is in their DNA 31 Mar 2020 13:48 K Ganesh is a serial entrepreneur, partner of Venture-builder platform GrowthStory and a promoter of ventures such as online grocer BigBasket, home healthcare company Portea Medical and online food delivery start-up FreshMenu. In his journey of more than …
      • Nizamuddin centre COVID-19 cases spark a controversy 31 Mar 2020 13:18 A controversy erupted on Tuesday, a day after it emerged that a religious centre in Nizamuddin West in Delhi had hosted several thousand people earlier this month notwithstanding the novel coronavirus pandemic. Several prominent leaders expressed …
      • Fascinating photos give glimpse of India in days of the Raj including general who inspired Churchill 31 Mar 2020 12:26 Captivating photos giving a snapshot into the privileged existence of wealthy Britons in India during the days of the Raj have come to light over 120 years later. The collection includes images of tiger hunts in the late 19th century, alongside safaris …
      • East Delhi civic body launches sanitisation drive 31 Mar 2020 02:11
      • Delhi government’s e-Pass during lockdown: How to get via WhatsApp, who can apply 30 Mar 2020 12:50 By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: March 30, 2020 4:01:28 pm There is an option to get e-Pass via WhatsApp in Delhi, but the passes are limited only to those engaged in essential services. The government of Delhi is issuing e-Passes to those who need …
      • Divided Delhi under lockdown: 'If coronavirus doesn't kill me, hunger will' 30 Mar 2020 12:07 It wasn’t possible for Mohammed Idrish to watch Narendra Modi’s address to the nation last Tuesday exhorting 1.3 billion Indians to stay at home. His TV was looted along with everything else in his home in Delhi during the recent anti-Muslim riots in the …
      • After COVID-19, Delhi riot victims on a wing and a prayer 30 Mar 2020 09:25 Express News Service NEW DELHI: After being displaced from their houses twice now, around three dozen people have found refuge in two rooms and a hall of a Madrassa in Mustafabad. When their homes were looted and destroyed in the recent communal riots in …
      • Delhi's meat, poultry stock depleting fast amid coronavirus lockdown 30 Mar 2020 04:16 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Supply of meat, poultry, and fish have been hit hard in Delhi due to the closure of the city’s only slaughterhouse at Ghazipur and restrictions imposed on vehicular movement due to the coronavirus outbreak. Traders and …
      • Blog: The exodus or the dignity of the poor 29 Mar 2020 10:42 There is a great dignity in the stoic march of India’s workers as they leave India’s national capital, one of the world’s most populated cities, and head to their villages hundreds of miles away. It is the relatively healthy that have decided to walk their …
      • India:800 quarantined after Delhi doctor tests... 29 Mar 2020 08:42 New Delhi, India  - Despite a complete lockdown in the country, the coronavirus cases in India continued to rise on Thursday. The second day of the complete lockdown in the country saw a rise of 48 new cases. India had seen the highest surge in infections …
      • Residents falling in line to fight COVID-19 outbreak 29 Mar 2020 04:33 For a city where forming queues is not part of the culture, enforcing social distancing has been a challenge. From drawing boxes and circles outside establishments to hiring security guards to ensure proper distancing, grocery shops, pharmacies and banks …
      • First riots, now coronavirus lockdown: Double whammy for North-East Delhi victims 29 Mar 2020 04:29 NEW DELHI: Mohammad Qayyum along with his wife and two sons tried to return to his house in Shiv Vihar burnt in the recent communal riots in North East Delhi. After being evicted from the Eidgah relief camp where many riot-affected families were staying, …
      • Delhi Police issues WhatsApp numbers for newspaper hawkers 29 Mar 2020 00:43 New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Delhi Police issued WhatsApp numbers for newspaper hawkers so that they can get their movement pass (curfew pass) made from their homes itself. Delhi Police spokesperson Anil Mittal on Saturday said all the station in-charges …
      • COVID-19: Delhi Riots victims suffer again, this time due to shutdown 28 Mar 2020 19:26 Express News Service NEW DELHI: Mohammad Qayyum along with his wife and two sons tried to return to his house in Shiv Vihar burnt in the recent communal riots in North East Delhi. After being evicted from the Eidgah relief camp where many riot-affected …
      • COAI writes to Delhi municipal bodies to de-seal telecom towers 28 Mar 2020 16:47 NEW DELHI : The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has written to various municipal bodies in Delhi to de-seal telecom towers in the region in order to boost mobile services during the lockdown to curb the spread of novel Coronavirus. “As the …
      • Amid spike in coronavirus cases, India boosts capacity for tougher challenges ahead 28 Mar 2020 13:42 NEW DELHI: Amid looming fears of coronavirus infection entering the community transmission stage, India is boosting its overall health infrastructure by initiating measures like designating dedicated hospitals for affected patients in states, ramping up …
      • Amid Covid-19 outbreak, Delhi’s sanitisation workers demand safety gear, masks 28 Mar 2020 11:32 Written by Abhinav Rajput | New Delhi | Updated: March 28, 2020 4:51:52 pm Workers sanitise a DTC bus at the NO 3 of Rajghat Depot in New Delhi. (Express Photo by Tashi Tobgyal) As the city went into lockdown on Monday morning, among the essential staff …
      • India’s chaotic cities turn eerily silent as virus fears grow 28 Mar 2020 05:22 By Muneeza Naqvi and Upmanyu Trivedi The bustling streets are silent across much of India as the country heeds Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 21-day lockdown to break the chain of transmission of the coronavirus, but the WhatsApp groups are buzzing. As the …
      • Coronavirus: Gautam Gambhir Foundation Helps Needy Amid COVID-19 Lockdown 28 Mar 2020 01:42 After the Centre asked public representatives to ensure that no one got hungry in their respective constituencies during the 21-day lockdown, BJP MP and former cricketer Gautam Gambhir on Friday started helping the poor and the needy in his east Delhi …
      • Ensure accommodation to riot victims in night shelters, community centres: Delhi HC tells govt 27 Mar 2020 17:57 Following ban on mass gatherings in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, Delhi’s Eidgah relief camp located in Old Mustafabad had to abruptly drive out riot victims too. The Delhi High Court Friday directed the Delhi government to ensure that all the riot …
      • Indian athletes on cop duty amid COVID-19 lockdown 27 Mar 2020 11:39 IMAGE: Policemen wearing masks stop vehicles for checking at Kailash Nagar during the nationwide complete lockdown, in East Delhi. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI They were at the forefront of pursuing glory for the nation as athletes and now some …
      • Lockdown orders leave pet owners, vets confused 27 Mar 2020 10:57 Written by Divya A | Published: March 27, 2020 3:50:49 pm (Source: Getty Images) Even though no study has proved that COVID-19 can affect animals directly, nor have any cases been recorded of animal to human transmission or vice-versa, pets and strays in …
      • Covid live: Delhi prepares for worst case scenario 27 Mar 2020 09:38 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra has announced that there will be no lay-offs in his two organizations Japan's Suzuki Motors suspending vehicle production in home country from April 1 till April 3 Odisha …
      • Enough stocks at Ghazipur mandi: East Delhi DM 27 Mar 2020 09:36
      • India’s Trinity of Challenges 27 Mar 2020 08:43 Asia-Pacific, Crime & Justice, Economy & Trade, Featured, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Humanitarian Emergencies, Religion, TerraViva United Nations Normally bustling streets in cities across India were mostly deserted as the country observed …
      • The poorest of the country are the ones hit most hard by the restrictions 27 Mar 2020 06:05 Estimates suggest that more than 70% of the population of Delhi works in the unorganised sector. Often, the poorest from villages migrate to the city in search of livelihoods and work as daily wagers, with minimal or no savings to dip into in times of …
      • Enough stocks at Ghazipur mandi, says east Delhi DM 27 Mar 2020 04:03
      • As States in East send SOS, Centre too says: Help stranded migrants 27 Mar 2020 00:08 According to estimates, about 5,000 migrant workers on their way home are stuck in various towns in Bihar with the lockdown in place. The Centre Thursday asked all states to ensure food and shelter for thousands of migrant workers who have been left …
      • In Delhi, four more test positive for COVID-19, healthcare workers to be tested 26 Mar 2020 20:58 Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Updated: March 27, 2020 12:54:48 am A Delhi constable provides hand sanitiser to a child at a slum area in Rangpuri on Thursday. (Express photo/Amit Mehra) Delhi reported four more cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, …
      • From Delhi, exodus on foot continues: ‘All okay if I make it home’ 26 Mar 2020 20:57 Written by Mallica Joshi | New Delhi | Published: March 27, 2020 1:14:49 am A migrant labourer near Noida Extension leaving Delhi on Thursday. Some walked empty handed. Others carried backpacks and small packets of food. And a few pushed their bicycles on …
      • During 21-day lockdown, Delhi govt says grocers can run 24×7 26 Mar 2020 20:57 Not many grocery stores are keen to take up the offer to stay open 24×7. (Representational image) Establishments providing essential services, including grocery shops, will be allowed to operate 24×7, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced Thursday. In a …
      • Delhi violence: Court grants bail to seven in rioting case 26 Mar 2020 15:37 By PTI NEW DELHI: A court here on Thursday granted bail to seven people arrested in connection with the recent communal violence in northeast Delhi over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). Metropolitan Magistrate Vijayshree Rathore granted relief to Mohd …
      • Shops selling essential commodities can stay open 24x7, says Delhi L-G Anil Baijal 26 Mar 2020 09:43 Shops and stores dealing in essential commodities can remain open 24x7, Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal announced on Thursday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said orders had been issued to police and district officials to ensure that such stores were …
      • No transport and no money, migrants take long road home 26 Mar 2020 00:44 With public transport stopped, migrants start walking home from Ahmedabad Wednesday. (Reuters) Antresh Kumar, 21, started walking at 3 am on Wednesday from Dharampuri in Najafgarh, South West Delhi. Facing the prospect of no work due to the 21-day lockdown …
      • COVID-19 cases in Delhi touch 35: Woman back from Saudi Arabia, eight contacts positive, over 1,000 being traced 25 Mar 2020 21:34 Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi | Updated: March 26, 2020 2:12:48 am Samples of her family members were collected and sent for testing as well.  (Representational Image) On March 10, a 38-year-old woman returned to the national capital from Saudi …
      • Capital’s meat shops bear the brunt: ‘We’re essential, police don’t listen’ 25 Mar 2020 21:34 Written by Somya Lakhani | New Delhi | Published: March 26, 2020 2:33:08 am The fish market in CR Park which was ordered shut, Wednesday. Tashi Tobgyal Even though meat shops can remain open during the 21-day lockdown, several meat-sellers alleged that …
      • In riot aftermath, it’s scorched health care too 25 Mar 2020 20:47 The impact of riots on health services receives scant attention, more so when there is a communal angle to it. While the narrative around deaths receives some attention, the deeper insidious effects are glossed over. This will also impact not only the …
      • Delhi man arrested for spitting at Manipuri woman, calling her ‘corona’ 25 Mar 2020 15:56 The woman had alleged that the man misbehaved with her in North-West Delhi’s Mukherjee Nagar area (Twitter/@Akhucha) The Delhi police Wednesday arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly spitting and hurling racial slurs at a woman from Manipur in North- …
      • Coronavirus | Relief camp at Mustafabad cleared 25 Mar 2020 10:03 The Idgah relief camp in north-east Delhi’s Mustafabad, which was set up by the Waqf Board for riot victims, was on Wednesday morning cleared completely. Mohammed Imran, media coordinator and Nodal Officer, Delhi Waqf Board, confirmed the development and …
      • MPLADS funds for fight against Covid-19 25 Mar 2020 09:08 To help contain Covid-19, the Government has permitted one-time use of funds from MPLADS (Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme) for purchase of medical equipment to be used in government hospitals. The MPLADS is a Plan Scheme fully funded by …
      • Delhi Police clears Shaheen Bagh protest site amid coronavirus threat 25 Mar 2020 06:51 Shaheen Bagh had become the heart of the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests since 15 December last year, days after the law was passed by Parliament. FATIMA KHAN 24 March, 2020 Delhi Police in the process of clearing the Shaheen Bagh protest area | By …
      • Racist attacks on people from North-east :: NE Forum 25 Mar 2020 01:54 Racist attacks on people from North-east Delhi, 24th March, 2020 NEFIS SUBMITS MEMORANDUM TO HOME MINISTRY REGARDING RACIST ATTACKS ON PEOPLE FROM NORTH-EAST! DEMANDS MEASURES FROM DISTRICT ADMINISTRATIONS TO ENSURE WELL-BEING OF NORTH-EAST PEOPLE! North- …
      • Tight security to enforce lockdown in Delhi; 5,146 detained 24 Mar 2020 18:34 NEW DELHI: Tight security arrangements were put in place on Tuesday in the national capital for strict implementation of  the lockdown, announced as a deterrent against the spread of coronavirus. Police used public address systems to ask people not to come …
      • COVID-19 Lockdown: Separate lanes for emergency vehicles at Delhi-Noida border 24 Mar 2020 08:44 Image Source : TWITTER @DCPEASTDELHI COVID-19 lockdown: Separate lanes earmarked for emergency vehicles at Delhi-Noida border The Delhi Police has earmarked a special separate lane at the Delhi-Noida border to facilitate emergency services’ vehicles. These …
      • Sports stars step up to fight Covid-19: Gambhir ... 24 Mar 2020 08:27 NEW DELHI: Cricketer-turned politician Gautam Gambhir on Monday pledged Rs 50 lakh towards COVID-19 treatment while also advocating jail terms for the offenders who break quarantine guidelines set out to stop the spread of pandemic. Star wrestler Bajrang …
      • Shaheen Bagh protest site cleared by Delhi Police 24 Mar 2020 07:29 Nearly 100 days after people began their protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) at Shaheen Bagh, Delhi Police have got the protest site cleared early morning. Deputy Commissioner of Police (South East) RP Meena said that the step was taken amid …
      • Video: Anti-Citizenship Law Protest Site in Delhi Cleared Amid Coronavirus Outbreak 24 Mar 2020 07:20 India 02:33 GMT 24.03.2020(updated 03:47 GMT 24.03.2020) Get short URL New Delhi (Sputnik): The protest at Delhi's Shaheenbagh has been going on for almost 100 days. Recently, protesters have been warned to clear the site due to the spread of the …
      • Coronavirus: India case count nears 500-mark 24 Mar 2020 06:16 !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates Price as on 24 Mar, 2020 11:37 AM, Click on company names for their live prices. India may have 13 lakh confirmed Coronavirus cases by mid-May: Study India could face between around 100,000 and 1.3 million …
      • 1st Coronavirus Case In North-East, Full Lockdown In Almost All Of India: 10 Points 24 Mar 2020 06:09 The Manipur patient has been put under isolation at the Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences in capital Imphal. Her family members too have been quarantined. The family is being tested for coronavirus. Authorities are also tracing others who may …
      • Corona lockdown: Over 1,000 cases against violators in Delhi 24 Mar 2020 02:29 New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Delhi Police has registered 1,012 cases in different areas of the national capital on the first day of the lockdown implemented to prevent the spread of coronavirus epidemic that has claimed at least nine lives in India so far. A …
      • Migrant workers’ rush chokes transit points in the East: Where do we go, what do we do now? 24 Mar 2020 02:23 As public transport services start shutting down, people scramble to get onto a long-distance bus in Kolkata on Monday. (PTI photo) From Jharkhand to Bihar and West Bengal, governments scrambled Monday to cope with the return of thousands of migrant …
      • Delhi borders sealed: IDs for essential staff, curfew passes for rest 24 Mar 2020 02:23 Even though the lockdown came into effect 6 am Monday and will last until March 31, police said many people had violated it by claiming they were part of “essential services”. (File photo) This was done after police observed that execution of prohibitory …
      • Delhi lockdown lax, Arvind Kejriwal says unacceptable 24 Mar 2020 00:09 At the Delhi border in Ghazipur, Monday. (Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey) Day one of the lockdown of Delhi-NCR saw crowded markets, traffic on the roads and stranded commuters who belong to the essential services category. Borders that Delhi shares with …
      • North East Students’ Organisation and Congress demand protection for Northeast Indians 23 Mar 2020 16:43 Guwahati: Leader of opposition in Assam assembly, Debabrata Saikia moved Union Home minister, Amit Shah complaining that in the name of COVID-19, Northeasters with Mongolid features in targeted. In a letter to Shah, Saikia a senior congress leader stated, …
      • Delhi locks down borders, police to issue curfew passes for essential travel 23 Mar 2020 16:36 NEW DELHI: To ensure the smooth continuance of essential services, Delhi Police today decided to issue curfew passes for goods vehicles driving into the city from the national capital region (NCR) carrying essential items. The owners of these vehicles will …
      • Formulate SOPs for DNA test of bodies recovered during riots: HC 23 Mar 2020 06:47 The Delhi High Court has asked the AAP government to formulate a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for DNA matching of the unidentified bodies recovered during the recent riots in north-east Delhi so that “individuals are not constrained to rush to courts …
      • A billion plus hunker down: 75 districts in 22 states placed under complete lockdown 23 Mar 2020 03:12 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray suspended the services of state transport and private buses but allowed bus services within cities so that people involved in essential services can get to work. (File photo) As the Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister …
      • A billion plus hunker down 23 Mar 2020 00:59 Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray suspended the services of state transport and private buses but allowed bus services within cities so that people involved in essential services can get to work. (File photo) As the Janata Curfew called by Prime Minister …
      • Thank you, Mr Jinnah 22 Mar 2020 18:57 The Two-Nation Theory has been proved right again The picture of a Muslim man being beaten brutally became the defining image of the recent New Delhi religious riots. Muhammad Zubair survived the attack in North East Delhi. Said Zubair to the BBC, “There …
      • Most heading home to Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and UP: Nothing to do here, say those at New Delhi Railway Station before leaving 21 Mar 2020 23:05 Written by Shivam Patel | New Delhi | Updated: March 22, 2020 3:31:05 am At the New Delhi railway station’s platform on Saturday. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) Crouched on the floor near the train status screen at the New Delhi Railway Station on Saturday, …
      • COVID-19: Parties shut Delhi offices, MCD staff too head home 21 Mar 2020 21:30 Written by Abhinav Rajput | New Delhi | Updated: March 22, 2020 2:28:13 am The AAP has shut its Rouse Avenue office for public gatherings. (Express Photo by Amit Mehra) The BJP, AAP and Congress have called off all public meetings and gatherings of party …
      • “Bay of Bengal” study notes development disparity between North-East and South 21 Mar 2020 17:25 [TamilNet, Thursday, 19 March 2020, 21:34 GMT] All the successive regimes after the genocidal onslaught on Eezham Tamils in 2009 have focused on improving the economy of the Sinhala South. The SL State deploys ‘development’ coupled with geopolitics to …
      • East Coast Railway cancels 68 trains on Sunday for 'Janata Curfew' amid COVID-19 scare 21 Mar 2020 17:23 By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has cancelled 68 Express and Passenger trains originating between the midnight of Saturday till 10 pm on Sunday and rescheduled four others following the appeal of Prime Minister Narendra …
      • COVID-19: East Coast Railway cancels 72 trains on Saturday to prevent outbreak 21 Mar 2020 14:01 By ANI ODISHA: The East Coast Railway (ECoR) on Saturday cancelled 72 mail and express trains as part of measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Most of the trains cancelled were to run on Sunday. Some other trains, which were to run next week, have …
      • Delhi violence: Suspended AAP councillor, Tahir Hussainussain sent to 10-day judicial custody 21 Mar 2020 11:43 By IANS NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Saturday sent suspended AAP councillor, Tahir Hussain, to 10-days judicial custody for instigating violence in the national capital. Hussain was produced before Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Pawan Singh Rajawat at the …
      • Coronavirus | Flyers stuck at Delhi airport for as long as 11 hours 21 Mar 2020 10:56 People travelling to India from abroad on Saturday complained of crowded waiting areas inside the Delhi airport, where those travelling from different countries have to wait together for as long as 11 hours, before they can leave the airport. People said …
      • The sad tale of Delhi: As narrated by its bards – Part 1 21 Mar 2020 09:56 Bad times have befallen Delhi again. The capital of India has been in the news lately because of the widespread protests by citizens and students across the communal, linguistic, cultural and religious divides which have come to the forefront ever since …
      • India’s Cancelled MILAN 2020 Exercise and Delhi’s View of the Indian Ocean 21 Mar 2020 06:16 AdvertisementThe Indian Navy’s plans for hosting the 13th edition of its multinational exercise — MILAN 2020 — at India’s Eastern Naval Command at Vishakhapatnam in March, were quashed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. This was not an isolated event: the …
      • Coronavirus | Shaheen Bagh protest to continue during Janata curfew 21 Mar 2020 00:30 Women protesters in Shaheen Bagh on Friday said they will continue their sit-in against the amended citizenship law on Sunday. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged people to remain indoors on March 22 as part of a ‘people’s curfew’ to mitigate the spread …
      • Delhi bus gang-rape convicts to hang on Friday: Lawyer 19 Mar 2020 23:52 Four men convicted of the 2012 gang rape and murder of a New Delhi student are set to be executed on Friday, the victim's lawyer said after a court dismissed a last-minute petition to delay the hangings. The attack on Jyoti Singh on a city bus, which …
      • CBSE postpones ongoing examinations of Class 10 & 12 19 Mar 2020 06:51 The Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) has postponed all the ongoing Board examinations of Class-10 and 12 in view of Corona virus outbreak. According to an official release, the examinations will be re-scheduled after 31st of March. The re- …
      • CBSE Exam Postponed 19 Mar 2020 06:33 NEW DELHI: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Wednesday, March 18, late evening announced that as a precautionary measure and in compliance of the instructions received from Secretary, Department of Higher Education/School Education and …
      • Wilfully playing with fire in North-East 19 Mar 2020 05:54 As somebody who spent more than a decade in Delhi, the current atmosphere of violence in India’s Capital city deeply saddens me. But I am not surprised. Maybe because I come from a part of India — its troubled North-East periphery — where such violence was …
      • AAP picks select few MLAs for plum posts 19 Mar 2020 05:13 Express News Service NEW DELHI: The recent decision to remove AAP MLA Saurabh Bhardwaj as chairman of the Peace and Harmony Committee comes as an affirmation of the fact that Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has rewarded only a few of the newly elected …
      • Crorepati bootlegger of east Delhi nabbed 19 Mar 2020 01:08
      • R-Day rehearsal, rains add to commuter woes 23 Jan 2018 20:36 In view of the rehearsal on Tuesday, vehicular movement on these roads were restricted as the parade passed through Rajpath. NEW DELHI: Commuters on Tuesday faced traffic jams on prominent stretches across Delhi as the full dress rehearsal for the Republic …
      • Get ready for pollution spike, Kolkata may get as bad as Delhi 16 Oct 2017 02:44 KOLKATA: If Delhi is the worst polluted city in India on Diwali night, Kolkata is not far behind. The pollution level in Kolkata, which remains within the limit most of the time of the year, spikes during Diwali night and almost catches up Delhi's …