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Milind Deora Says no Time for Politics as Congress Attacks Modi Govt Over COVID-19 Threat

File photo of Milind Deora (News18) Milind Deora compared the current crisis with the 14th century plague, which originated from China and travelled through silk route to Europe and killed millions of people. IANS Mumbai/New Delhi Last Updated: March 29, 2020, 4:38 PM IST As several senior Congress leaders including Shashi Tharoor and Kapil Sibal attacked the Centre ...

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In Letter to PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi Seeks Support for Migrants Hit Hard by Lockdown

Congress MP Rahul Gandhi. (PTI) Gandhi said the number of people who depend on daily livelihood is too large to ‘unilaterally shut down all economic activities’. News18.com Last Updated: March 29, 2020, 3:46 PM IST New Delhi: Pledging his party’s support to combat the spread of coronavirus, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has sought that the government take ...

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Politicians Hail Omar Abdullah’s Release, Demand Freedom of Other Detainees

Photo posted by former J&K CM Omar Abdullah following his release from detention on Tuesday. (Twitter/@OmarAbdullah) Jammu and Kashmir National Conference also sought the release of all political detainees and others languishing in jails inside and outside J&K since the nullification of Article 370 and revocation of J&K special status. PTI Last Updated: March 24, 2020, 5:41 PM IST ...

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Modi’s ‘Taali Bajao’ Call to Blame for People’s Casual Approach to Lockdown, Says Shiv Sena

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena on Tuesday said because of Prime Narendra Modi’s appeal to clap and applaud those at the forefront of combating the coronavirus, people are not realising the seriousness of the lockdown being enforced to contain the pandemic. An editorial in Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ said citizens will take something seriously if there is a fear or terror ...

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Sonia Gandhi to PM Modi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi. (Image: PTI) Sonia Gandhi requested that large-scale subsidies for the construction workers be announced as stringent lockdown measures have deprived them of their livelihoods. News18.com Last Updated: March 24, 2020, 12:49 PM IST New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi asking for economic relief for construction workers in ...

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Akhilesh Yadav Appeals Citizens to Support 21-Day Lockdown, Donates Rs 1 Crore for Medical Equipment and Testing Kits

File photo of former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav (Image: Reuters) Akhilesh Yadav, a former Uttar Pradesh chief minister, has donated Rs 1 crore from his Member of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) fund for procurement of COVID-19 testing kits and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for doctors and other medical staffs working at Azamgarh Medical College in the ...

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