RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat Pitches for ‘Swadeshi’, ‘Swavlamban’ for India in Post-Coronavirus World

File photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. Bhagwat, who appeared hopeful of the pandemic ending soon and lifting of the lockdown, said the world will take time to fall in order after the big upset but the way ahead depends on self-reliance and being indigenous. News18.com Last Updated: April 27, 2020, 10:53 AM IST New Delhi: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat has emphasised on the need for “self and swadeshi” in cooperation with “shaasan (regime), prashaasan (administration) and samaj (society)” for India to ponder over post battling…

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In Mann ki Baat, PM Modi Lauds India’s ‘People-driven Fight’ Against Coronavirus; Warns Against Negligence

File photo of PM Modi in Mann ki Baat. Be it businesses, offices, education institutes or medical sector, everyone is adapting to changes in the post-coronavirus world, PM Modi said. PTI Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 12:18 PM IST New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday exhorted people to shun complacency on the assumption that the COVID-19 pandemic will not affect them as it has so far not spread to areas they work or live in, saying “we have to continue being careful and taking the right…

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Shouldn’t Alienate a Community for Mistake, Says Mohan Bhagwat, Then Adds Warning on Covid-19 Misuse by ‘Anti-India Forces’

File photo of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat. The RSS chief said there are ‘anti-India forces’ who are waiting to use the pandemic to break the country. Eram Agha News18.com Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 10:28 PM IST New Delhi: In an apparent reference to the recent Tablighi Jamaat congregation that is said to have resulted in a surge in coronavirus cases, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Sunday said that we should not alienate a community due to the mistakes but must remain wary of forces…

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Allow Free Rail Travel For Migrant Labourers to Reach Home: Adhir Writes to PM

File photo of Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury. Chowdhury said that a large portion of the migrant labourers are from the minority community and urged that the government feed these people during the month of Ramadan owing to their hapless condition. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 9:39 PM IST Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking that migrant labourers in different parts of the country be allowed to travel free of cost…

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Amid Lockdown ,AAP Jangpura MLA Video Calls Coronavirus Patients, Assures Issues to be Resolved Soon

A security personnel conducts thermal scanning of vendors before they enter the Okhla vegetable market during the nationwide lockdownin New Delhi. (PTI) Kumar’s Twitter feed revealed that the MLA has been at it for a few days now, earlier, he even reached out to BJP MLA Ramesh Bidhuri asking help for patient living in his constituency. Rupashree Nanda News18.com Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 9:05 PM IST New Delhi: To keep in touch with coronavirus-infected patients, Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Jangpura constituency- Praveen Kumar, video called the…

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Former Governor, Veteran Congress Leader Devanand Konwar Passes Away in Guwahati

Veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar passed away on Sunday in Guwahati. He was governor of Bihar from July 24, 2009 to March 8, 2013 and of Tripura between March 25, 2013 and June 29, 2014. He had also served as governor (additional charge) of West Bengal from December 2009 to January 2010. PTI Guwahati Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 8:45 AM IST Former Governor of Bihar and Tripura and veteran Congress leader Devanand Konwar died of old age ailments at his Guwahati residence on Saturday. He was 86. …

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Bengal BJP Members Hold Sit-in at Home over Alleged Covid-19 Mismanagement by State Govt

File photo of Bengal BJP president DIlip Ghosh. BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, Bankura MP Subhas Sarkar, along with other leaders and workers, held placards in hand during the sit-in at their respective residences from 11 am to 1 pm. PTI Kolkata Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 7:57 PM IST Members and supporters of the BJP’s West Bengal unit on Sunday held a silent sit-in at their homes in protest against alleged mismanagement by the state government in tackling the coronavirus crisis. BJP state president Dilip Ghosh, Bankura…

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Clear Bottlenecks, Ramp Up Testing to Detect Covid-19, Rahul Gandhi Tells Modi Govt

File photo of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis – RC1586A59880 The Congress leader demanded that 1 lakh tests should be done from the current 40,000 as the country has testing kits in stock. IANS New Delhi Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 6:29 PM IST Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has once again emphasised the scaling up of testing to detect Covid-19, calling it a “bottleneck” and appealed to the Prime Minister to look into the issue. The Congress leader demanded that 1 lakh tests should be done from…

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‘Anti-India’ Twitter Blocked My Account With Prejudiced Intentions: BJP’s Anantkumar Hegde

File photo of Anantkumar Hegde The MP from Uttara Kannada has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the ‘Digital colonisation’ by a a corporate entity. PTI Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 5:07 PM IST Former Union minister and controversial BJP MP Anantkumar Hegde on Sunday said his Twitter account has been blocked and accused the microblogging siite of taking an ‘anti-India stand’ and acting “with very prejudiced intentions’. The MP from Uttara Kannada has also written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the ‘Digital colonisation’ by…

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Sitaram Yechury Slams PM Modi, Says Democratic Accountability Grossly Missing in His Governance

File photo of CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury. In a letter to the prime minister, Yechury said the political executive in the country is proving its “incompetence by knee-jerk reactions” and suggested measures that need to be put in place to fight coronavirus. PTI Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 4:11 PM IST CPI(M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Sunday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his government’s handling of the coronavirus situation in the country and charged that democratic accountability is grossly missing in his style of governance. …

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Maharashtra Govt ‘Suppressing’ Enormity of Covid-19 Pandemic, Says Devendra Fadnavis

File photo of BJP leader and former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. The people of the state are paying a heavy price because of the poor response to the crisis by the Shiv Sena-Congress-NCP alliance government in the state, the Leader of Opposition in the Assembly alleged. PTI New Delhi Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 3:53 PM IST The Maharashtra government is “suppressing” the enormity of the COVID-19 pandemic and refusing to test suspected asymptomatic patients, senior BJP leader and former chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Sunday. The…

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Mayor’s ‘Save Agra’ Letter to Adityanath Amid Covid-19 Sparks Row, Priyanka Gandhi Voices Concern

File photo of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The death toll due to Covid-19 in Uttar Pradesh rose to 27 with two more fatalities, while 177 fresh cases were reported on Saturday taking the total number of cases in the state to 1,793. PTI Last Updated: April 26, 2020, 3:43 PM IST Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday said cases of coronavirus are increasing everyday in Agra and cited a letter written by the mayor who has sought bold decisions to save the city. Agra Mayor Naveen Jain…

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