Sunday, 3 July, 2022

Topic: lockdown

COVID-19: ‘India in Lockdown’ in TOI, Mint on ‘great fight’, ‘shades of Wuhan’ warns Tribune

A round-up of the most important reports in major newspapers around the country – from TOI and HT, Express and The Hindu to The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror and The Tribune, as well as top financial dailies.

List of 80 districts where government announced complete lockdown from Sunday

The total number of COVID-19 cases in India rose to 387 Sunday, with the number of active cases at 329.

China is locking up residents to prevent the spread of coronavirus

As China records over 1,000 deaths due to coronavirus, a scrambled set of rules, which involve locking people in their homes, are being implemented.

To tackle terrorism in Kashmir, Indian forces need local help – we have snapped that line now

In the near future, Pakistan will intensify the hybrid war to take advantage of the increased alienation of the people in Kashmir.

Fears of Udta Kashmir, no English school, concentration camp in J&K communication black hole

Many ‘experts’ say communication lockdown will prevent ‘troublemakers’ from disrupting law and order. But this argument is weak.

I got my mother out. But my best friend, a Kashmiri Pandit, hasn’t heard from hers

Namita and I met after Article 370’s revocation - a decision that affected us equally. And for the first time in 39 years, we discussed Kashmir.

On Camera


Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.


Army personnel give military honours to the soldiers of Territorial Army's infantry 107 battalion who lost their lives in the Manipur Landslide, 2 July 2022, Siliguri | Credits: ANI Photo/ ANI Pic Service

A look at the Territorial Army — The Indian military’s task force hit by the Manipur landslide

The Territorial Army, a part-time military organisation for Indians who may have other jobs, is essentially a volunteer force that can be quickly mobilised in the defence of a state.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.