COVID 19: Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba says No plan to extend 21-day lockdown period

I’m surprised to see such reports, there is no such plan of extending the lockdown,” Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba said on reports that the lockdown could be extended. Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba, said that there are no plans to extend the lockdown period beyond the…

RBI’s surprise announcement: RBI Cuts Rates, Allows 3-Month Pause On EMIs To Offset Coronavirus Impact

The move came as India entered the third day of a 21-day countrywide lockdown to curb the rapid spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das slashed the key lending rate by 75 basis points (0.75 percentage point) in an…

Finance Minister To Address Media At 1 pm, Likely to Announce Economic Package Shortly to Deal With Coronavirus Impact

The Indian economy that had already slowed down before the outbreak of coronavirus, is in for a more difficult period in the coming months with businesses almost coming to a standstill. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is likely to announce shortly a comprehensive economic package to…

Coronavirus: Total Lockdown From Today, Stay At Home For 21 Days

“From midnight, there will be a total lockdown in the entire country. It is like a curfew, tougher than the Janata Curfew,” the Prime Minister said. India’s 1.3 billion people will go under “total lockdown” from today for three weeks to fight the spread of…

Many People Still not Taking Lockdown Seriously, Request States to Legal Action Against Violators

Coronavirus Lockdown: Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously, Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this morning. He also urged states to ensure that the directives are followed by people. The government today ordered states to “strictly enforce lockdown” and asked for legal action…

Nirbhaya case: Finally got justice, says 2012 Delhi gang rape victim’s mother

The four men—Mukesh Singh, Akshay Thakur, Pawan Gupta, and Vinay Sharma—were hanged simultaneously inside Tihar Jail number 3 at 530:am. Families will start teaching their sons and use the execution of the four convicts in the 2012 Delhi gang-rape and murder case as an example,…

COVID-19 latest updates: 276 Indians including 255 in Iran test positive for coronavirus abroad, confirms MEA

The Ministry of External Affairs has told the Lok Sabha that 276 Indians are infected with coronavirus abroad. This number includes 225 in Iran and 12 in UAE. As many as 255 Indians in Iran have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, Ministry of External…