Members of the Upper House participated in a discussion on 'COVID-19 pandemic and steps taken by the Government of India.' 'Why don't you have figures? Every state knows who died. They should be given compensation," says Congress leader Anand Sharma
The Ministry of Labour and Employment in its reply to a parliamentary question, seeking details of the number of migrant workers’ deaths and the compensation offered to them said, “no such data is available”.
Amid a surge in coronavirus cases, rumours of another nationwide lockdown from September 25 being called by National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) surfaced after a supposed ‘NDMA order’ went viral on social media.
Though the quarterly decline in the April to June period reported by the Turkish Statistical Institute was the country's biggest contraction in more than a decade, it was slightly less than economists had predicted.
August 31 is celebrated as Liberation Day by Denotified Nomadic Tribes across India, but real freedom stays far-fetched as social stigma and systemic discrimination continue to affect people belonging to such tribes.
Inside metro premises and train coaches, wearing of masks will be mandatory and social distancing norms will be followed as per the government guidelines, and people not wearing masks will not be allowed to enter metro premises.