- 28th March, 2020 Economic Times
- India lockdown: Migrant workers in very large numbers at Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal
Migrant workers in very large numbers at Delhi's Anand Vihar bus terminal, to board buses to their respective home towns and villages. They have walked to the bus terminal on foot from different parts of the city.
- Arvind Kejriwal urges migrant workers leaving Delhi to stay back
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday appealed to migrant workers leaving the national capital to stay back, even as he said that his government has arranged for buses to transport them.
- Migrant workers take buses from Ghaziabad?s Lal Kuan after walking on foot from Delhi
Amid the nationwide lockdown in the wake of pandemic coronavirus, migrant workers continued to return to their villages in other states. Large number of migrant workers reached Lal Kuan bus stand in Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad after walking on foot from Delhi, Gurugram and other places. Hundreds of migrant workers had gathered at Kaushambi Bus Station to take buses to their respective hometowns within the state. However, Centre has asked state governments to provide food, shelter and basic amenities to unorganised sectors’ stranded migrant workers to prevent a nationwide exodus of labourers.
- Delhi attendees of Tableeghi Jamaat meet undergo Covid - 19 test
Additionally, over 12 houses with members who came in touch with a group of preachers from Malaysia and Indonesia have been quarantined in the area. Residents of Nizammuddin Basti said the group from Tableeghi Jamat had come and stayed in the mosque and had visited many houses in the basti.
- 2 lakh provided lunch at Delhi schools, night shelters: Manish Sisodia
"We have started distributing food in schools so that we can provide food to those people who are facing problem. The Chief Minister's message is that nobody should stay hungry. Currently, food is being distributed at 325 such centres and tomorrow it will increase to 560," Sisodia told media.
- Coronavirus India Updates Live: Cases in India climb to 834, US crosses 1,00,000 - mark
The number of COVID-19 cases climbed to 834 in India on Saturday with the death toll rising to 19, according to the Union Health Ministry.
- 27th March, 2020 Economic Times
- 26th March, 2020 Economic Times
- India lockdown: Food delivery boys back in action after Delhi govt?s green signal
Amid the nationwide lockdown and curfew in the national capital, the Delhi government has mentioned online food delivery in the essential services. The food delivery men now have easy movement to deliver the food across the union territory.
- Watch: Delhi daily wage labourer cries out of hunger amid Covid lockdown
Rajwati, a daily wage labourer, at Delhi's Fatehpur Beri: We are surviving without food & water here. We request the government to help us. It is better to die of this disease (COVID19) rather than dying of hunger.
- Delhi Metro services closure period extended till Apr 14: DMRC
The DMRC in a tweet on Wednesday said, "We have received a few queries regarding the tenure of the closure of the Metro services. It is hereby informed that, in light of the lockdown issued by the government, Metro services will remain closed till 14 April 2020."
- Vehicles transporting essential services will be allowed to operate in city: Delhi Police
All traffic, picket and beat staff have been briefed to allow the following retailers, operators and online delivery services to operate in Delhi. This comes a day after the Delhi Police held a meeting with representatives of e-commerce websites and assured them help in ensuring smooth movement of essential services.
- Coronavirus News Live Updates: 5 test positive in Indore, MP tally rises to 20
Confirmed positive coronavirus cases rise to 20 in Madhya Pradesh
- Delhi Assembly passes budget for 2020 - 21; Rs 50 cr set aside to deal with coronavirus
Presenting the budget, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the per capita income of Delhi has grown by 44 per cent over the last five years. The budget focused on education and health sectors which he termed as important areas of Kejriwal model of governance.
- 25th March, 2020 Economic Times
- Delhi govt to issue e - passes to essential services staff
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesday that his government decided to issue e-passes for people associated with essential services to commute during the lockdown. People ensuring essential services such as milk sellers, vegetable vendors and grocers can call helpline 1031 to get the passes on their mobile phones, Kejriwal said during a digital press conference.
- Coronavirus: Delhi HC directs MEA to ensure safety of Indian students stranded in Kazakhstan
The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to ensure welfare and safety of Indian students stranded at Almaty Airport in Kazakhstan for the past 2-3 days without food and medical aid due to Coronavirus pandemic.
- Delhi elected 26 MLAs facing criminal cases over candidates with clean background: ADR
Delhi elected 43 MLAs facing criminal cases in the recent assembly elections and 26 of them won against a runner up "with a clean background", a new report by the Association for Democratic Reforms and Delhi Election Watch said Wednesday.
- Take approval letters from Delhi police for movement of essential services staff: Govt to all depts
It has been decided that heads of department can draw up a list of staff that are absolute necessary to carry out additional essential services within the department, the order said. The list of such employees may be communicated by email to Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), New Delhi district, and an authorisation letter will then be issued by the return mail, it said.
- Covid - 19: Delhi Temples remain closed on 1st day of 'Chaitra Navratri' due to lockdown
Jhandewalan Mandir remained closed for devotees amid lockdown, on first day of 'Chaitra Navratri' on March 25. The temple authorities have also put a notice board saying 'the temple will remain closed from 21st March till further notice as per the guidelines of the government’. Meanwhile, Kalkaji Mandir is also closed due to lockdown. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a nation-wide lockdown for 21 days in the country.
- Government brings out a booklet on Delhi riots
Multiple copies of the booklet, published in English and Hindi, are being sent to all government offices and MPs, said an official. The riots, which broke out in seven areas of northeast Delhi on February 23, claimed 55 lives and injured more than 500 people.
- Coronavirus News Live Updates: 54 - yr - old dies in Tamil Nadu, India's covid toll now 11
A 54-year-old man infected with coronavirus died at a hospital Madurai in the early hours of Wednesday, the first death recorded in Tamil Nadu due to the contagion.
- Delhi government issues guidelines for effective functioning during statewide lockdown
Earlier in the evening, the chief minister announced a package of Rs 5000 for every construction worker to enable them to cope with the financial loss which is bound to arise during a lockdown.