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The urgency of Nationwide lockdown and how it differs​ from a curfew: A legal study

There are some vital differences between the Indian Epidemic Disease Act and the Disaster Manage Act and this article, we…

Modi government has been battling coronavirus with proactive steps: Here are the key developments since January

On January 8, the Health Ministry had held the first mission meeting over coronavirus. On January 17, the government of…

Union Home Ministry takes disciplinary action against 4 Delhi government bureaucrats for ‘dereliction of duty’ in ensuring Coronavirus lockdown

The action by the MHA came after a massive crowd of migrant workers flocked to Anand Vihar bus terminal and…

Centre directs States to seal borders and prevent outflux of migrant workers in the wake of coronavirus lockdown

Migrant workers who have violated lockdown guidelines and travelled to other states are to be kept under quarantine for 14…

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directs health officials to put 1 lac migrant workers who came to the State under quarantine for 14 days

Yogi Adityanath was quoted as saying, "No one in the state should remain hungry during the lockdown."

I apologize for taking these harsh steps, but these tough measures are needed to win this battle: PM Narendra Modi on Mann Ki Baat

On Mann ki Baat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also expressed his gratitude to the "foot soldiers" fighting the battle against…

Union government exempts agriculture and allied activities from the Coronavirus Lockdown to ensure harvesting of crops

Govt has brought agriculture and allied activities under the exempted category in order to maintain the availability of grains in…

PM Narendra Modi launches “Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund” to receive public donations for fight against Covid-19

This fund will enable micro-donations and large number of people will be able to contribute with smallest of denominations

From Ventilators, N99 masks to bodysuits, DRDO steps us its fight against the Wuhan Coronavirus: Here are the details

Besides protective masks, DRDO has also developed a bodysuit for doctors and other medical staff to protect them from Coronavirus…

Indian Railways converts train coaches into ‘Isolation Wards’ to shore up country’s fight against Wuhan Coronavirus pandemic

Indian Railway has decided to convert its coaches into quarantine wards for the treatment of Coronavirus patients.