Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh begins bringing back migrant workers stranded in neigbouring states; over 2,400 workers have left from Gujarat, says CM
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said the he had spoken to his counterparts in Gujarat, Maharahstra, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan to bring back migrant labourers stranded in those states. Over 2,400 labourers have boarded about 98 buses in Gujarat and migrant workers are also being brought back from Rajasthan, he said.
Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'
A team has also been sent to visit West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. This team is led by Vineet Joshi, an additional secretary rank officer in the central government.
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: MHA orders conditional exemption of shops outside limits of municipal corporations from lockdown restrictions
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: The Maharashtra health department said that 394 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths have been reported in the state on Friday, taking the total number of cases to 6,817 and the toll to 310 in the state.
In Indore's COVID-19 hospital, patients help lighten the mood, motivate health workers to keep up fight against coronavirus
The COVID-19 ward in Indore's SAIMS hospital has taken efforts to create an alternate family – for the doctors as well as the patients – in order to help allay the fear that hangs uneasily over it
Coronavirus Outbreak Updates: Delhi reports 128 new cases, two deaths in 24 hours; three army personnel test positive in Vadodara
Coronavirus Outbreak LIVE Updates: In Delhi, 128 new cases have been reported, taking the total to 2,376. Two people have died to the coronavirus in the past day.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Water woes compound struggle for urban poor during lockdown as tanker supply becomes erratic in Delhi
In absence of the pipeline coverage in most slums, the reliance is entirely on tanker based supply, both paid and unpaid.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Monkey fever epidemic in Shivamogga district opens up two battlefronts for Karnataka
KFD Virus spreads primarily through forest ticks which are most active between November till the first weeks of monsoons.
Coronavirus Outbreak: COVID-19 exposes lacunae in India's food security, system needs overhaul from production to last-mile delivery
One of the most critical challenges that the current coronavirus pandemic has underscored is India's ability of the food sector to effectively cope with crisis situations.
Union Cabinet approves ordinance making violence against health workers a non-bailable offence; prison term up to 7 years for guilty, says Centre
The ordinance, which now awaits the assent of the President, amends the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 to make the offence non-bailable.
Uddhav Thackeray urges Centre to frame ordinance on Ram Temple, after visiting makeshift shrine in Ayodhya
Party leader Sanjay Raut had said on Saturday that Uddhav Thackeray is fulfilling the promise he made in November that he would visit the temple again after elections.
Triple talaq: Cabinet likely to approve proposal today; may present bill in first session of 17th Lok Sabha
With the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha in May, the contentious bill had lapsed as it was pending in the Rajya Sabha. Therefore, if cleared by the Cabinet on Wednesday, the new bill is likely to be introduced in the first session of the 17th Lok Sabha beginning 17 June.
Crackdown on Ponzi scheme: Ordinance on unregulated deposits a step in right direction, but states should make it more effective
The intent of the Ordinance is to check illicit deposit or Ponzi schemes that hurt small investors.
Bharat bandh today as tribal, Dalit groups protest against SC's 13 Feb eviction order, demand ordinance to protect rights
Tribal and Dalit rights organisations have called for bharat bandh on Tuesday protesting against the 13 February Supreme Court order, which had directed at least 21 states to evict traditional forest and tribal dwellers whose claims over the forest land have been rejected by authorities.
SC verdict on Maharashtra dance bars challenges notions of morality essential for how as a State we view women
The Supreme Court judges ruled that the State could regulate, but not prohibit
SC paves way for Mumbai dance bars: Between govt agendas and judiciary, law has taken one step forward, two back over past 14 years
The government's resolve to modify the effects of the Supreme Court order hardly comes as a surprise. In the game go between the subsequent state governments and the judiciary, the law has taken one step forth and two steps back over the past 14 years.
BJP government in Maharashtra mulling ordinance against dance bars to 'protect cultural fabric of state'
The Supreme Court on Thursday set aside some provisions of a 2016 law imposing restrictions on licensing and functioning of dance bars
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar says 'people want temple to be built,' govt should make sure their 'wish is fulfilled'
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar said that it is the people of India who want the construction of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, and their wish should be fulfilled by the government.
Citizenship (Amendment) Bill: Centre may take ordinance route if it is not passed during Parliament's Winter Session
The Congress proposed that North-eastern states should be kept out of the purview of the bill
Triple talaq ordinance entrenches women in marital patriarchy rather than freeing them; must be reconsidered
The ordinance is problematic for many reasons: the foremost of which is the criminalisation of the practice of triple talaq.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday night signed the ordinance banning the practice of instant triple talaq, a senior Law Ministry functionary said.