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UP chief minister Yogi Adityanath | ANI

Covid-19: ABP’s mad at Yogi, Zee’s ‘vishwa champion’, BBC on Prince Charles condition

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Police stops lockdown violators in Delhi | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

‘Violators’ of lockdown shamed on news channels, all TV anchors plead, ‘stay home’

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressing the nation on the issue of coronavirus | Screengrab

Modi’s speech — Goswami & Navika wax eloquent, Sardesai, Vishnu Som ask questions

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Patra gives ‘gyaan’ to Liyaquat on ABP, Navika Kumar is schooled on Shaheen Bagh

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Coronavirus protection

Corona ‘gyaan’ across channels, Tharoor-Sibal as ‘head & shoulders’ on Times Now

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On Camera

Migrant workers move in packed buses | Photo: Praveen Jain | ThePrint

India’s Covid-19 exodus isn’t like Partition but 2020 has one thing in common with 1947

Covid-19 & Partition share one key element which leaders today overlooked as cavalierly as the founders of India and Pakistan did in 1947: Fear.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Is there a risk of Modi govt using Covid-19 to curb media and freedoms or is it necessary?

Surveillance is becoming a key concern during the Covid-19 crisis. The Supreme Court has also directed media to publish the official version of the developments.

Defence

Newly-appointed CDS General Bipin Rawat

Ready to operate beyond mandate to fight the pandemic: CDS Bipin Rawat

In interview to ThePrint, Rawat also says Quick Reaction Medical Teams (QRMTs) have been readied to mobilise at short notice to meet the requirements of civil administration.

Modi’s India isn’t Mao’s China. Silly forecasts assume we’ll let corona kill millions of us

There are many scary scenarios about how badly we Indians may be affected or how many killed by Covid-19. But they presume we will do nothing to influence our fates.