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Coronavirus: Three states take over private hospitals. What does the fine print say? 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
The hospitals will offer free treatment. Madhya Pradesh will reimburse them as per Ayushman Bharat rates.
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Modi seeks 'forgiveness' from India's poor over coronavirus lockdown 29.3.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the nation's poor for forgiveness on Sunday, as the economic and human toll from his 21-day nationwide lockdown deepens and criticism mounts about a lack of adequate planning ahead of the ...
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Coronavirus Cases In India Inch Closer To 1000, 25 people Dead: 10 Points 29.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The overall number of COVID-19 positive people rose to 979, with 61 new cases coming in, the health ministry said this morning. The figure includes 87 people who have been cured, 25 people have died....
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The coronavirus flight: How Indians helped Indians 29.3.2020 Rediff: News
Bureaucratic insensitivity gave way to compassion with the state administration, police and passersby joining forces to help the stream of Indians fleeing Delhi.
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Covid-19: Cases mount to 918, migrant exoduses continue to be reported amid lockdown 29.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nineteen patients have died so far in India.
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Urgently needed: National coronavirus crisis council 28.3.2020 Rediff: News
'The prime minister's announcement of a nation-wide shutdown was eloquent, but should have been more clearly phrased to avoid police overreach.' 'Migrant labour should have been allowed adequate notice and transport options to get home,' notes Rahul Jacob.
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Coming soon: Blood tests to map the scale of India’s coronavirus outbreak 28.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The serological tests will help scientists and policy makers understand the patterns of the disease.
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SEE: Exodus of workers chokes Delhi-UP border 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
At the Ghazipur border, they huddled close together, only some with masks -- aware of the coronavirus threat that had led to an unprecedented 21-day lockdown of the country and taken away their jobs, but helpless to do anything about combating the infection.
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In Video Tweet, Priyanka Gandhi Says "Thousands Flown Back Home But..." 27.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has asked the government to help hundreds of people, a majority of them daily wage and construction workers and their families, who have been walking to their...
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Indian farmers, consumers suffer as lockdown disrupts supply chain 27.3.2020 Reuters: World News
A three-week lockdown in India aimed at stopping the coronavirus is preventing perishables from reaching its teeming cities, pushing up prices and forcing some farmers to feed their ripening produce to their animals instead.
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Are govts bothered about people's suffering? 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'You cannot implement such a huge exercise, which is bound to cause misery to millions, without studying every aspect of its consequences, economic and social,' notes Sherna Gandhy.
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India's migrant workers face long walk home amid coronavirus lockdown 26.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
After India imposed a 21-day nationwide lockdown on Tuesday to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the plywood factory near Uttar Pradesh's state capital Lucknow where Surendra Pandey works was forced to shut down.
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Coronavirus lockdown: 30 steps government should take to ease the suffering of the poorest Indians 26.3.2020 Scroll.in
Suggestions from one of the country’s leading development economists.
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Why migrant workers have no choice but to head home 26.3.2020 Rediff: Business
Around 81 per cent of the workers constitute the unorganised sector - devoid of any social security cover and outside the purview of a complex set of labour laws.
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India struggles with coronavirus shutdown; Pakistan cases top 1,000 25.3.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
India's 1.3 billion people were under lockdown on Wednesday to prevent an explosion of coronavirus cases as the government struggled to deliver essential goods and calm nerves.
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India must enforce social distancing strictly 25.3.2020 Rediff: News
'India does not have the wherewithal to successfully manage a full blown covid-19 crisis,' warns Vivek Gumaste.
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Coronavirus: ‘How do I reach a hospital?’ Cancer and kidney patients worry about 21-day lockdown 25.3.2020 Scroll.in
As public transport is suspended, many patients with life-threatening diseases have been left stranded.
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COVID-19: Priest in Kerala arrested for holding mass 23.3.2020 Rediff: News
Police also lodged criminal cases against home quarantined persons who ventured outside and have warned that violators of home quarantine order will face arrest.
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The Political Fix: India’s Coronavirus Economic Task Force needs to quickly pull out the big guns 23.3.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Coronavirus: Nearly 400 cases confirmed in India, stock markets open 8% lower 23.3.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
While the health ministry said there were 390 confirmed cases, the ICMR’s last update said a total of 396 people were infected as of Sunday evening.
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