SC seeks report from Centre on migration

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday sought a status report from the Centre by Tuesday on the measures taken in view of the large-scale migration of labourers from cities to their native villages amid the coronavirus outbreak and the consequent lockdown across the country. The top court observed that […]

WT20 final hero who is a warrior vs Coronavirus

NEW DELHI: Joginder Sharma became a household name when he bowled the match-winning final over in the 2007 ICC World T20 final against Pakistan. Joginder dismissed the dangerous Misbhah-ul-Haq and helped the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led team lift the coveted inaugural title. Cut to 2020 and Joginder, who is now a […]

Corona update: Death toll in Gujarat reaches six

NEW DELHI: Sunday was the third consecutive day when the count of new cases was over 100, indicating that the infection was spreading. States have reported 1,122 coronavirus cases so far, of which 30 have died. The total number of coronavirus positive cases in India rose to 1071 (including 942 […]

Virat, Anushka pledge support to fight COVID-19

NEW DELHI: India skipper Virat Kohli and his actor wife Anushka Sharma on Monday pledged their support to the Prime Minster and the Maharashtra Chief Minster’s relief funds to combat the dreaded COVID-19 pandemic, which has left the world in disarray. Kohli, who has been constantly urging people to practice […]

Enabling India’s Social Sector

India’s social sector or civil society is integral to its democracy. Despite this, we are a long way from developing an enabling and conducive environment for the organisations that are a part of it. Of the laws and regulations that determine the logic and identity of Indian civil society, some […]

Quovadis COVID refugees?

Whither art thou going? This is the question that will now be asked of the flood of COVID refugees fleeing the cruel and unfeeling cities to the “safety” of their rural homes. District authorities and border controls will now turn them back to the hell holes they tried to escape […]

No plan to extend lockdown, govt clarifies

CLAIM A news report put out by a digital media organisation claimed that the nationwide lockdown Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced to combat the spread of Covid-19 infection could be extended by a week. PM Modi, in an address to the nation, announced a nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020. […]

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