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Coronavirus fight: Modi govt sets up 20 control rooms to address wage issues, amidst nationwide lockdown extension
All officials working in these control rooms have been instructed to treat the workers in a humane manner and provide immediate relief.
When a crisis is as big as the Wuhan coronavirus pandemic, we need taskmasters as strong as Yogi Adityanath
Quick cash transfers to help the poor and needy are possible only because of the Jan-Dhan-Aadhar-Mobile (JAM) trinity promoted and established by PM Narendra Modi despite huge resistance in the last 6 years.
As Coronavirus lockdown nears the end of 21-day period, no new cases were reported in 25 districts of 15 states: Here is the list
The benefits of the 21-day lockdown announced by PM Modi have gradually started to come out as 25 districts across 15 states have registered no new coronavirus cases
World Bank lauds India for showing the way in containing Coronavirus pandemic through Aarogya Setu app
Aarogya Setu app also contains a list of helpline numbers for every State in India. A chatbot within the app helps resolve user queries and educate about the symptoms of the Chinese virus.
Central govt rejects Sonia Gandhi’s demand to transfer PM-CARES fund to PMNRF, to allow FCRA-exempted foreign donation
The PM-CARES Fund will also receive exemptions from the operation of all provisions of the FCRA Act and can now accept donations from individuals and organisations based in foreign countries through foreign credit/debit cards and through wire transfer/SWIFT. Receipts can be downloaded directly from the portal.
Haryana under Manohar Lal Khattar held its fort strongly in fight against Coronavirus: The silent but effective fight
Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar does not believe in PR campaigns but is an able administrator who knows the ins and outs of public policy
MHA writes to West Bengal govt led by Mamata Banerjee against dilution of lockdown, police allowing religious congregations: Read full letter
Ministry of Home Affairs has written a letter to the West Bengal government calling out its irresponsible behaviour and the gradual dilution of lockdown that is taking place in West Bengal
Arvind Kejriwal ‘leaks’ decision taken in PM’s meeting with CMs, thanks PM Modi for ‘decision to extend the lockdown’ to contain coronavirus
Although the PM or the central govt is yet to announce any decision, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced that lockdown has been extended
Will lockdown be extended? In meeting with PM Modi, so far 3 opposition states vote for lockdown to be extended till 30th April
PM Modi is conducting meetings via video conferencing with all the Chief Minister of the states to decide if the lockdown will be extended
Will the nationwide lockdown be extended? PM Modi likely to decide after interacting with Chief Ministers today
PM Modi has started his interaction with the CMs to discuss whether or not the 21-day nationwide lockdown imposed in the country, in the wake of Coronavirus outbreak, will be extended
Maharashtra governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari in self-isolation after,18 personnel at Raj Bhavan tested positive for Coronavirus
The Caravan’s ‘health journalist’ is upset that BMC sanitised the Bachchans’ residence after Amitabh and Abhishek test positive for coronavirus
Health journalist Vidya Krishnan shows ignorance of health protocol for Coronavirus, objects to sanitisation of COVID-19 patient
Sachin Pilot quitting Congress? Kapil Sibal ‘worried’ for Congress, tweets about ‘horses leaving stables’
Political crisis in Rajasthan seems have deepened as senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal took to Twitter to express his concern for the grand old party.
Anupam Kher took to Twitter to inform that his mother Dulari has tested positive for the Wuhan Coronavirus
Jharkhand: Controversy erupts after LKG and UKG students made to memorise Pakistan and Bangladesh national anthem
Students of a school in Jharkhand asked to memorise Pakistan and Bangladesh anthem in WhatsApp class
The curious case of ‘Drone Boy’ who has made 600 drones using broken mixer grinders and televisions. A fact-check
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While 'drone boy' Prathap NM has claimed to have made 600 drones using e-waste, not a single photo or video of them exist
‘Drone boy’ Prathap NM makes a statement after OpIndia fact-check: Here is why his explanation makes little sense
'Drone boy' Prathap NM says he won't show his drones due to intellectual property issues, but will show certificates from unregistered events
Stand-up comedian apologises for insulting memorial to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj in Arabian sea after MNS workers vandalised studio
The stand-up 'comedian' Agrima Joshua had made scornfully derisive remarks in her video against the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj memorial that is going to be erected in the Arabian Sea
Sony Liv criticised for ‘spine chilling’ promotional of its thriller Undekhi after people receive calls from a man whose life is ‘under threat’
Sony Liv was criticised for the promotional of its web series Undekhi that released on Friday.
Sachin Pilot reaches Delhi with 25 MLAs amid speculations of Rajasthan government collapse, Gehlot holds late night meetings
Ashok Gehlot claimed that the State government was stable and would continue to remain so despite all efforts to the contrary