In virtual rally, Shah says ‘Corona Express’ will derail Mamata govt

In a virtual rally in Bengal, Amit Shah said Mamata Banerjee’s terming of Shramik Special trains as “Corona Express” will derail her Trinamool Congress government in the state. The Bengal CM said she never said such a thing. Read More
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Kerala CM says ‘some used elephant’s death to unleash hate’

Reacting to the alleged communalization of the brutal killing of a pregnant elephant in Kerala, the state’s chief minister, Pinarayi Vijayan said while this was an unfortunate tragedy, some people were using this to unleash hate. Read More
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Rahul Gandhi: Govt should come clean on India-China LAC stand-off

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi said the government should be more transparent on stand-off between Indian and Chinese forces at the line of actual control (LAC) in Ladakh. Read More
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Sonia Gandhi: ‘Govt undemocratic, all powers concentrated in PMO’

Congress president Sonia Gandhi addressed a meeting of leaders and representatives of 22 opposition parties to discuss the Covid-19 situation in the country, in which she accused the Narendra Modi government of junking the “spirit of federalism”. Read More
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Nepal PM KP Oli says ‘Indian virus more lethal than Chinese, Italian’

After ratcheting up the India-Nepal border dispute, Nepal PM KP Oli blamed India for the spread of coronavirus in his country and said the “Indian virus is more lethal than the Chinese or Italian virus”. Read More
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Jairam Ramesh says Narendra Modi is ‘jagadguru of jhoot’

Former Union minister and senior Congress member Jairam Ramesh accused PM Narendra Modi of lying and described him as “jagadguru of jhoot” for saying the ₹20 lakh stimulus package to help the coronavirus-hit economy was 10% of India’s GDP. Read More
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Hinting at China, Army chief says Nepal is a proxy protester

Army chief Gen MM Naravane, hinting clearly at China, said Nepal’s recent protest against India for constructing a road near the border between the two countries in Uttarakhand looks fake and it might have been done at the behest of “another country”. Read More
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Didi says Centre’s Covid-19 stimulus package a ‘big zero’

The chief minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, assailed the Centre over the stimulus package announced to infuse life into the coronavirus-hit economy and called it a “big zero” with “nothing in it to help the states”. Read More
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Rahul: Mother India is crying for poor workers marching hungry

Rahul Gandhi said the country was crying seeing the plight of the poor migrant labourers who are travelling 100s and sometimes 1,000s of kilometres on foot to their native places and urged PM Narendra Modi to deposit ₹7,500 in their accounts. Read More
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Amit Shah, on his health rumours, says ‘I’m perfectly healthy’

The Union home minister, Amit Shah, dispelled rumours about his health and said he was in good health. He also said he holds no malice towards those who spread these rumours. Read More
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Swamy: Gujarat Covid-19 situation will steady if Anandiben made CM

Senior BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Subramanian Swamy said the Gujarat coronavirus situation will stabilize if Anandiben Patel, the state’s former chief minister, is brought back to her old post as CM. Read More
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Those who serve humanity are true followers of Buddha: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima, in which he said those who are engaged in the service of humanity are Buddha’s true followers. Read More
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Yogi: Tablighi Jamaat committed ‘crime’ of spreading coronavirus

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath said the Tablighi Jamaat responsible for “crime” of spreading the coronavirus infection in UP and elsewhere in this country. Read More
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Rahul Gandhi: Aarogya Setu is a ‘sophisticated surveillance’ app

Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi has termed the government’s coronavirus-tracking app, Aarogya Setu, is a “sophisticated surveillance system” and raised concerns over its security credentials on data and privacy-related issues. Read More
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Arvind Subramanian: India facing calamity, IMF GDP outlook ‘bizarre’

Former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian said India must plan for substantially negative growth this year and be ready to spend an additional Rs 10 lakh crore since its economy is facing a calamity following the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
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Anil Vij: Haryana residents working in Delhi are ‘corona carriers’

The Haryana health minister, Anil Vij, has asked the Delhi chief minister, Arvind Kejriwal, to arrange accommodation for the people from his state who travel to the national capital every day for work as the daily commuters. Vij said they have become “corona carriers”. Read More
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Vijay Rupani says relaxing lockdown isn’t for aiding Muslims

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said his state government’s move to allow some business to operate during the lockdown, after Centre’s nod for the same, wasn’t to facilitate Muslims during their holy month of Ramzan, as some “elements” are suggesting. Read More
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Gadkari: World’s disenchantment with China is blessing for India

Union minister Nitin Gadkari said the coronavirus crisis has made the world look at possibilities away from China and that could be a blessing for India. Read More
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Trump: UV light or disinfectant can be tried to treat Covid-19

In a statement that shocked the world, the president of the United States, Donald Trump, said using ultraviolet light inside the body or injecting disinfectant can be tried to treat a patient infected with the new coronavirus, Covid-19. Read More
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Manmohan: Lockdown success will be judged by how we tackle Covid

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said success of the countrywide lockdown to stop the transmission of the new coronavirus, Covid-19, will be judged by how we tackled the virus outbreak in the country. Read More
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