Janata Curfew
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

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Corona divide at Shaheen Bagh

The Shaheen Bagh protesters are divided on whether to end their dharna, at least for the duration of the coronavirus crisis, or to stay put through Sunday’s “Janata Curfew” and beyond.On Saturda...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 21.03.20

Sunday trains hit

The railways’ cutback of services on Sunday in view of the “janata curfew” announced by the Prime Minister will mean the cancellation of at least 3,000 trains, likely far more, ministry sources ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.20

Love thy neighbour

Sir — While social isolation is important to stop the spread of the coronavirus, what is equally important is to reach out and help those in need. Ironically, at a time when people need to stay away...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.20

Different notes

Sir — The prime minister’s janata curfew did help resurrect, momentarily, sounds that the city is losing at a frightening rate. The morning of March 22 was sweetened by bird calls and the sound of...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 23.03.20

Raut takes dig at Modi's 'talli, thali bajao' appeal

In a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his appeal to citizens to clap and applaud those at the forefront of combating the coronavirus, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Monday said people's respo...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 22.03.20

Threat to doctor who shunned claps

On a day many Indians clapped and clanged plates at 5pm on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to thank the medical staff battling the coronavirus, a doctor in Hyderbad received three threat calls f...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 22.03.20

Janata Curfew unites Northeast

Deserted roads and closed shops are not unusual sights for the people of Assam who have been living with bandhs, strikes and shutdowns over the years owing to an array of reasons, but on Sunday there ...
By Pranjal Baruah in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 22.03.20

Prohibitory orders in Delhi till March 31

The Delhi Police on Sunday declared prohibitory orders till March 31 midnight in view of coronavirus outbreak and banned protests, demonstrations and other gatherings in the city.The order issued by D...
By Our Bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Photos  /  Published 22.03.20

In pictures: Janata curfew in India

By PTI, AP in


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