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A medical worker screening people for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir (representational image) | Photo: ANI

ATM visit, call history, flight info — J&K is checking everything to track Covid-19 cases

The J&K administration is actively working on tracing individuals who travelled outside the region during the month of March to limit the spread of Covid-19.
People stand at one meter distance in a queue while waiting to shop at a medical store, in Srinagar on Monday | ANI

65-yr-old in Srinagar dies of coronavirus, had travelled to Delhi, UP and Kashmir

The Srinagar resident had stayed in Delhi for almost a month and attended a religious congregation where people from other countries had also participated, officials say.
Arvind Ganpat Sawant taking charge as the Union Minister

Congress was ‘silent spectator’ when jawans were killed in Kashmir, says Shiv Sena MP

During a debate in the Lok Sabha, Shiv Sena’s Arvind Sawant said the Congress was its ally in Maharashtra but 'principles of the party remains intact'.
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti | File photo: PTI

M Katju’s jibe at Gogoi, and Mehbooba wants internet restored in Kashmir

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.
A file photo of National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah and his son and former Jammu and Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah. | Photo: ANI

J&K revokes Public Safety Act against Farooq Abdullah, releases him after 6-month detention

Farooq Abdullah is among the first regional leaders against whom the Jammu & Kashmir administration has revoked the PSA.
File image of Srinagar airport

Police detain Kashmiri Pandit activist at Srinagar airport, ‘advise’ him to return to Delhi

Activist Satish Mahaldar was travelling with Bollywood singer Saim Bhat for the launch of Saath Do, an initiative aimed at ‘promoting peace’.

Supreme Court issues notice to J&K on plea challenging Omar Abdullah’s detention under PSA

Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah was detained under the Public Safety Act on 6 February and has been under house arrest since scrapping of Article 370 in August last year.
Mulayam Singh Yadav

Mulayam Singh asks about Farooq Abdullah’s release in Lok Sabha, Speaker doesn’t raise issue

Farooq Abdullah was charged under the Public Safety Act (PSA) in September 2019 and has been under house arrest since 5 August.

Modi’s obsession with the past, turncoat politicians & Indian version of ‘corona’

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint
Deserted road in Srinagar | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

389 people detained in J&K under Public Safety Act since Article 370 was scrapped: Govt

Replying to a question in Rajya Sabha, Union Minister G Kishan Reddy said detention orders were issued against 444 people since the Centre scrapped J&K's special status.

On Camera

People wearing masks in a park in Shanghai, China | Qilai Shen | Bloomberg

Asians will become the new Muslims — how coronavirus will change our world like 9/11

To control another Covid-19 outbreak, solutions like body screening, temperature guns, sanitising kits will become a permanent part of our lives.

Covid-19 Battle: Are Indian chief ministers measuring up or need strong central oversight?

PM Modi held a video conference with all chief ministers Thursday to take stock of the situation arising out of the Covid-19 health emergency.

Defence

The consignment in Maldives

IAF airlifts 6.2 tonnes of essential medicines, hospital consumables to Maldives

The consignment was airlifted to Male by an Indian Air Force C-130 aircraft, as part of 'Operation Sanjeevani'.

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.