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Blog: Can India Escape The Worst Of Coronavirus? 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
While Italy may be a marker, since we haven't as yet had the same experience, it is possible that we may escape the worst of the European experiences because we went into lockdown much earlier and...
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Coronavirus: Migrant worker who walked two days to get home now faces stigma, uncertain future 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Dashrath Yadav, who walked from Ahmedabad to his village in Rajasthan, is battling suspicion despite having tested negative for the virus.
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Why lack of testing must worry all of us 31.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Our government's claim that there are no undetected cases of infection that happened within our bustling cities because of exposure to infected international travellers are not credible,' notes Rahul Jacob.
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India’s seasonal migrants have been invisible for too long. This crisis should be a wake-up call 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
This is an important reminder that policies with a 120 million-person hole at the heart of them are flawed.
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Police fire tear gas on jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown in Gujarat 30.3.2020 Reuters: South Asia News
Police in Gujarat fired tear gas to disperse a stone-pelting crowd of migrant workers defying a three-week lockdown against the coronavirus that has left hundreds of thousands of poor without jobs and hungry, authorities said on ...
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Police fire tear gas at jobless workers defying coronavirus lockdown in Gujarat 30.3.2020 Reuters: World News
Police in Gujarat fired tear gas to disperse a stone-pelting crowd of migrant workers defying a three-week lockdown against the coronavirus that has left hundreds of thousands of poor without jobs and hungry, authorities said on Monday.
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'Modi should send dal-chawal to the poor' 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
Sheela Bhatt visits a large urban basti a mere 20-minute drive from the prime minister's home to discover a story of grim struggle in the time of lockdown.
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Do the poor feature in Modi ki Duniya? 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Wasn't it the PM's duty to reach out to the daily wagers of whom he claims to have been a part?' asks Jyoti Punwani.
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Panic bigger problem than virus: SC on migrant exodus 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
The SC sought a status report from the Centre by Tuesday on the measures taken in view of the large-scale migration of labourers from cities
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India orders banks to remain open during lockdown 30.3.2020 Reuters: Top News
India has directed all its banks to remain operational during the three-week coronavirus lockdown as part of essential services and to ensure welfare cash schemes that are part of a $22.6 billion government stimulus reach the poor.
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"Fear, Panic Bigger Problem Than Virus": Chief Justice On Migrant Exodus 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The fear and the panic over the coronavirus pandemic is bigger that the virus itself, Chief Justice of India SA Bobde said today as the Supreme Court heard a petition seeking relief for thousands of...
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India Post calls to say you've got mail 30.3.2020 Rediff: Business
Changing with the times and in compliance with social distancing norms, customers are now picking up their parcels, speed posts and registered letters within the city themselves after they are informed on phone.
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No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Govt 30.3.2020 Rediff: News
The 21-day lockdown is aimed at checking the spread of the coronavirus.
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"We Will Starve Here," Say India's Poor Fleeing Cities In Mass Exodus 30.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
In small groups and large crowds, through inner-city lanes and down interstate highways, hundreds of thousands of India's poorest are slowly making a desperate journey on foot back to their villages...
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The Political Fix: Here’s what India’s chaotic attempt to lock down 1.3 billion people looks like 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
A weekly newsletter on Indian policy and politics from Scroll.in.
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Covid-19 lockdown: Supreme Court to hear plea on plight of migrant workers today 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
The petitioner said the biggest sufferers of the ongoing crisis are the poor, unregistered migrant workers, working in various big cities of India.
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Covid-19 cases rise to 1,024 in India 30.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Covid-19 cases rise to 1,024 in India
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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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Supreme Court To Hear Petition On Migrants Amid Lockdown Tomorrow 29.3.2020 NDTV News - India-news
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a petition seeking relief for thousands of migrant workers who are leaving Delhi en masse for their hometowns in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar because they don't have...
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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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