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Online Express Adda: Key Covid strategist, AIIMS chief Guleria is guest today

The Indian Express will host its second online Express Adda with Dr Guleria, also internationally renowned pulmonologist, on Monday, May 4.

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Mumbai COVID-19 lockdown: Frustrated, migrants come out on road, want to go home

Daily wage workers have been rendered jobless ever since the lockdown was announced late last month, making their life a constant struggle.

Heavy police deployment was made at the protest site to tackle any untoward incident.

COVID-19 in Delhi: No case in 10 days, Dilshad Garden declared ‘virus-free’

People and vehicles were barred from leaving or entering, and announcements were made asking those who had met the woman or her family, to reach out to authorities.

Jain added: “The hard work of health officials and successful implementation of the operation has made Dilshad Garden coronavirus-free.”

Pooled testing planned in districts with zero cases to get real picture

Into the third week of the 21-day lockdown, there is realisation in the government that without adequate testing in the Covid-free districts, there is an inherent risk in taking any decision on the lockdown.

These tests will be done through RT-PCR, the nucleic acid-based test that India has been using from the start, and not the recently introduced faster option of serological tests, sources said.

Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi lines up ‘five-Ts’, CM Kejriwal invokes South Korea experience

The presence of antibodies would mean the person is immune to the virus. The antibody test happens to be a faster alternative to the direct test, known as Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR), in which throat or nasal swabs are ta

Nizamuddin coronavirus cluster: Race to trace Tabligh meet contacts

According to officials who traced the movement of the group, the entire group travelled in a second class coach (S9) of AP Sampark Kranti Express. They first got down on March 13 at Ramagundam in Peddapalli district of Telang

Amit Shah in Bengal: Will not stop till we grant citizenship to all refugees

Shah also launched a state-wide campaign, ‘Ar Noi Annay (No More Injustice)’, to take on Banerjee’s outreach programme, ‘Didi ke Bolo’.

In an apparent reference to Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee, Shah said no shahazada (prince) would become Chief Minister when the BJP comes to power in the state. (Twitter image)

Uddhav Thackeray backs NPR, says will personally check questionnaire

He said the CAA and the NRC were two different issues and his government will not allow the NRC to be implemented in the state.

Sources in the government said the first phase of the census will be carried out in the state between May 1 and June 15 this year.

Delhi Elections 2020: Exit Polls show AAP set for sweeping win, BJP to improve 2015 seat tally

The past month had seen two very different campaigns run by the AAP and BJP — with the former asking people to vote on the basis of its work, and the latter focusing its campaign around Shaheen Bagh, where protests against

Delhi Elections 2020, Exit polls, Delhi assembly election, Arvind Kejriwal, Aam Aadmi Party, BJP, Congress, Shaheen Bagh, Manish Sisodia

Delhi Election 2020: Election Commission bans Parvesh, Thakur from campaigning

The EC said the decision was taken as it was not satisfied with their respective replies to the showcause notices. 

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Delhi Election 2020: Remove Anurag Thakur, Parvesh Verma from list of star campaigners, EC tells BJP

Verma, who is an MP from West Delhi, said in an interview to ANI that Shaheen Bagh protesters could “enter homes and rape sisters and daughters” if left unchecked.

BJP has never kept CAA, NRC secret, says RSS leader J Nandkumar

First of all, any violence in a university is highly condemnable. There must be no place for violence in educational centres and in student politics.

Excellence in Journalism: President to Present Ramnath Goenka Awards today

Administered by the Ramnath Goenka Memorial Foundation, the Awards have become the most important event in the media calendar.

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Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards: President Kovind to present RNG Awards next week

“Like every year, judging the winners turned out to be a difficult job. The standard of entries is very high, and the documentation is really good. It was an interesting and educative experience,” said Quraishi.

President Ram Nath Kovind (File image)

JNU violence aftermath: Police FIRs name JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh injured in attacks

One FIR names the JNUSU president and seven others, and was filed at 8.39 pm, the other mentions her and 19 others and was filed at 8.43 pm at Vasant Kunj North police station.

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Express Adda: Extremely close to tipping point of major recession, says Nobel Laureate Abhijit Banerjee

Commenting on the government’s move to cut corporate tax as a stimulus to spur investment in the private sector, Banerjee said, “I do not think that is what’s going to save the economy right now. The corporate sector is

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Maharashtra plans tough security law to deal with Naxals

“Now, the home, law and judiciary departments have been asked to study the Chhattisgarh government’s law, and take all other aspects into account to prepare a draft law that will be effective for our state,” said the of

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Congress, ecosystem rising against Parliament, silent on Pakistan: PM Modi slams anti-CAA protests

Addressing a gathering at Siddaganga Matha in Tumkur in Karnataka, Modi accused the Opposition of remaining silent on Pakistan’s “atrocities on Hindus, Sikhs, Jains and Christians” and said “jis tarah ki nafrat hum lo

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No magic short-term bullets to fix the economy: Arvind Subramanian

If you look at these numbers from a comparative perspective, it does not resemble even the 2002 slowdown.

CAA protests: Those born here before 1987 are Indians, clarifies government

A top government official said according to the 2004 amendments of the Citizenship Act, if one parent is an Indian and neither is an illegal immigrant, a person is considered an Indian citizen.

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Protests against CAA and NRC move beyond campus

From Delhi, Lucknow and Bengaluru to Kolkata, Mumbai and Patna, protests against the new controversial citizenship law on Thursday moved out of university campuses in multiple cities as thousands poured into the streets defyi

Police action in Jamia: As students protest across country, PM Modi warns against ‘vested interests’

Modi’s comments came the day after he accused the Congress and its allies of fuelling the unrest over the issue, and claimed that those “spreading the fire” could be “identified by their clothes”.

We need supervision, don’t need suspicion: N Chandrasekaran

Chandrasekaran was speaking with Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, and Sunil Jain, Managing Editor, Financial Express, at the Express Adda, an informal interaction organised by The Indian Express Gro

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Students will be students always: Krea University Vice-Chairman on JNU row

Humanity’s progress has been driven by our desire to conquer the environment. Clearly we have gone, maybe, a little too far.

GDP fall in Q2 may not be a surprise for govt, RBI; here’s why it was expected

In just about a year-and-a-half, India has hurtled down the economic growth path. The GDP grew at a robust 8.1 per cent in January-March 2018.

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Maharashtra Endgame: Uddhav Thackeray takes charge today; Cong, NCP may get 1 dy CM post each

In the House of 288 members, the BJP has 105, Shiv Sena (56), NCP (54), Congress (44). The remaining 29 represent smaller parties and Independents.

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Another 26/11-like attack in India impossible now: Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh said the ‘spirit of Mumbai’ remains even after losing 166 people in the attacks.

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