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A man suspected of Covid-19 being transported from Nizamuddin | PTI

‘Coronavirus ki jung’ on Zee News, Amish Devgan & Navika Kumar attack Opposition

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Migrant workers fleeing Delhi to their native villages after lockdown announcement | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Covid-19: Rubika Liyaquat asks ‘India kab maanega’, Aaj Tak’s lockdown ‘antakshari’

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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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On Camera

Workers at a spice factory in Pune

Covid-19 crisis is choking India’s MSME sector. Business won’t pick up even after lockdown

Countries such as US, UK, Germany and China have announced quick relief for small companies. Perhaps finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman missed a trick or two.

Is India’s coronavirus lockdown leading to stress in families or strengthening relationships?

The 21-day nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus has led to people working from home and thus, spending more time with their families and partners.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.