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Man shot by friend for sneezing while playing ludo, admitted in hospital

Amid fears over the spread of coronavirus, a 25-year-old man was allegedly shot at by another person, following an argument that was triggered by his “sneezing” during a game of ludo at Greater Noida, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place around 9 pm on Tuesday at a temple in Dayanagar village under the...

India’ coronavirus tally touches 11,439, death toll rises to 377

The death toll related to novel coronavirus has climbed to 377 in India on Wednesday while the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has surged past the 11,000-mark. In the last 24 hours, ending 8 am on Wednesday, India has recorded 38 deaths and seen 1,076 new cases of coronavirus. With over a thousand fresh...
COVID-19: India’s case tally touches 6,761, death toll surges to 206

COVID-19: India’s case tally touches 6,761, death toll surges to 206

With fresh cases pouring in from various parts of the country, the total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in India touched 6,761 till 5 pm on Friday. The figure was 6,412 at 9 am on Friday. Similarly, the death toll in the country too increased from 199 at 9 am to 206 till 5 pm...

Tablighi Jamaat members to face NSA for misbehaving with female healthcare workers

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to book several members of the Tablighi Jamaat under the stringent National Security Act (NSA) after they allegedly misbehaved with female nursing staff and resorted to obscene behaviour at a hospital in Ghaziabad where they have been quarantined. The members of Tablighi Jamaat were kept in an isolation ward...

Domestic violence cases on the rise amid lockdown, maximum cases from UP: NCW

The National Commission for Women has received over 250 complaints since the country-wide lockdown was imposed to control the spread of coronavirus, out of which 69 are cases of domestic violence which indicates an alarming rise in such cases, its chairperson Rekha Sharma said on Thursday. Since March 24, a total of 257 complaints related...

Hunt on for Tablighi Jamaat chief Maulana Saad in UP, Delhi

While more and more coronavirus cases in the country are being traced to a religious gathering in Delhi of the Islamic missionary sect Tablighi Jamaat, a hunt is on for its leader Maulana Saad, last seen on March 28. Close to 400 COVID-19 cases are estimated to be linked to the gathering last month at...
SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

SC asks Centre to file status report on mass exodus of migrants amid lockdown

Hearing two petitions seeking relief for thousands of migrant workers who are forced to leave for hometown amid the lockdown, Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde on Monday said the fear and panic over the coronavirus pandemic is bigger than the virus itself. “We don’t want to deal with the things government is already...

Shocking: Disinfectant sprayed on migrants after their return to UP

At a time when thousands of migrants across the country are trying to return to their hometowns amid nationwide lockdown over coronavirus or COVID-19, a shocking video has emerged from Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly district, about 270 km from Lucknow, that shows a batch of migrants being sprayed by disinfectants. In the video, some men in...

COVID-19:  India’s total tally touches 1,071, death toll cross 30

The Ministry of Health has informed that the total number of coronavirus positive cases in the country has increased to 1,071 till 10.30 am on Monday. The figure was 979 till 10 am on Sunday and 873 till 9.30 am on Saturday. The figure is expected to rise rapidly as fresh cases of the deadly...
Mandatory 14-day quarantine for migrants returning to UP, Bihar

Mandatory 14-day quarantine for migrants returning to UP, Bihar

A 14-day quarantine in state-run camps is mandatory for lakhs of migrant labourers who are returning to their hometowns in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar in special buses amid a nationwide lockdown over coronavirus. Thousands desperate to return home had crowded bus stations in Delhi on Saturday after over 500 buses were arranged for them by...

Coronavirus cases in India touch 979, death toll reaches 26

The Ministry of Health has informed that the total number of coronavirus positive cases in the country has increased to 979 till 10 am on Sunday. The figure was 909 till 5.45 pm and 873 till 9.30 am on Saturday and 724 till 9.30 am on Friday. It is expected to rise rapidly as fresh...

Coronavirus cases in India reach 606, 10 deaths reported

The Ministry of Health has informed that the total number of coronavirus positive cases in the country has increased to 606 till 6.45 pm on Wednesday. The figure was 562 till 9.15 am and it is expected to rise rapidly as fresh cases of the deadly virus are being reported from across the country. A...