Calcutta  /  Published 23.04.20

Pay-and-use hotel rooms in demand for quarantine

They are used to looking after their guests, rushing to the room to address any requirement. But now these hotels are operating under a regimen that bars them from meeting their guests after they chec...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

India  /  Published 16.04.20

Govt may be in denial, but its response 'confirms' community spread

Despite the Union health ministry’s persistent denials of community transmission of the coronavirus, India’s current containment and planned surveillance efforts are exactly the responses required...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 14.04.20

Quarantine caste abuse complaint

A quarantined person in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar district has been booked by police on the charge of refusing food cooked by a Dalit and verbally abusing her because of her caste. Siraj Ahmad, who...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow

India  /  Published 12.04.20

Maharashtra: 35,000 cases of prohibitory orders, quarantine violation

Maharashtra Police have registered over 35,000 offences across the state against those violating prohibitory orders and quarantine guidelines during the lockdown imposed since last month, a senior off...
By PTI in Mumbai

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Four buildings for quarantine

The Kamrup (metro) district administration on Thursday requisitioned four buildings, including a hotel and three community units, for being upgraded as quarantine shelters for health officials in Guwa...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

App to track those under quarantine

Collaboration of the East Singhbhum district administration and six final-year students of NIT Jamshedpur has yielded an app for those under home and state quarantine amid the novel coronavirus pandem...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

Four officials to monitor virus fight

The state urban development department on Tuesday formed a four-member team for online monitoring of all the urban local bodies’ activities to contain the Covid-19 pandemic and ensuring lockdown in ...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi

North East  /  Published 07.04.20

Tablighi Jamaat assures to trace 126

The core committee of the state Tablighi Jamaat on Tuesday promised to help trace within 24 hours 126 people, who the police claim attended the Nizamuddin congregation last month but have allegedly no...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.20

Fresh plea to end ostracism

Mamata Banerjee on Monday reiterated her appeal against ostracism of Covid-19 patients, their families and healthcare professionals handling them as protests erupted at several places in south Bengal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.20

Plea to shorten shop timing in Darjeeling

The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has asked traders in the Darjeeling town to keep shops open only from 7am to noon from Monday because the party feels the purpose of the lockdow...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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