Janata Curfew
Jharkhand  /  Published 23.04.20

Tears of a family in lockdown

Arjun Mahto, 55, a farmer from Karamati village in Ichak block, some 35km from here, last month went to Maharashtra in search of a job. He assured his wife and two children, including a mentally ill s...
By Vishvendu Jaipuriar in Hazaribagh

India  /  Published 03.04.20

PM calls for light show on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the nation to fight the “darkness of the coronavirus” by lighting candles, lamps and cellphone flashlights for 9 minutes at 9pm on Sunday.“On April 5...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.03.20

Dual challenges facing the nation

India can assume a strangely schizophrenic character at times. A few days ago, in response to the prime minister’s appeal, citizens had gathered on their balconies banging pots and pans to salute, i...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.20

13 special buses for stranded passengers in Jharkhand

Thirteen special buses arranged by the district administration ferried hundreds of stranded passengers to districts as inter-district public transport was shut for the lockdown.Nearly 400 passengers h...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Many janata defy curfew in north Bengal

Several people were seen roaming on roads at many places in north Bengal during the 14-hour janata curfew on Sunday. In Malda, a number of residents, mostly youths, were seen on empty lanes, enjoying ...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Bengal widens Delhi list

The Mamata Banerjee government on Sunday announced a lockdown in vast swathes of the state across its 23 districts, including Calcutta, from 5pm on Monday till March 27 midnight, widening the ambit of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Bihar shuts down bus services, restaurants

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar appealed to the people to stay at home even after the ‘janata’ curfew (public curfew), for which Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a call, gets over on Sunda...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Jharkhand  /  Published 23.03.20

Police action ensures compliance

Residents of the coal town have gradually started abiding by the lockdown norms, after the cops tightened screws. On Monday morning, people came out of their homes in large numbers after Sunday’s J...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Janata curfew at last a ‘success’ in hills

Two “janata curfews” later, there was finally a complete shutdown in the Darjeeling hills in the past 11 years.The hills have had complete shutdowns, the latest being the 104-day non-stop strike d...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

India  /  Published 22.03.20

Arson and shots at CAA protests

A firebomb was hurled at the edge of the Shaheen Bagh protest site and a gunshot fired outside the Jamia Millia Islamia during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Janata Curfew” on Sunday.Shaheen Ba...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi


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