As people questioned this action, the Bareilly district magistrate said this was because Bareilly Municipal Corporation and fire brigade were 'overzealous'.
General Assignment Editor, Huffpost India
The state government has meanwhile asked each district in the state to select a hospital to turn it into a COVID-19 hospital and set up shelters for the poor.
30/03/2020 10:37 AM IST
West Bengal Coronavirus Update: Mamata Appeals To CMs To Help Migrant Workers, 450 Arrested In Kolkata
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was seen drawing circles on the streets of Kolkata to show people who to maintain social distance.
27/03/2020 10:22 AM IST
So far 17 people have died in India from COVID-19. The US now has over 85,000 cases.
27/03/2020 8:37 AM IST
A video from the Uttar Pradesh district showed a policeman making people crawl on their hands and knees.
26/03/2020 6:14 PM IST
The state so far has six patients who have tested positive for COVID-19.
26/03/2020 2:05 PM IST
Man In Kolkata's Nayabad Tests Positive For COVID-19; Mamata Warns Of Action For Harassment Of Health Workers
Meanwhile, Banerjee warned of action against those harassing health workers and even cops who stopped deliveries of essentials.
26/03/2020 10:10 AM IST
Here's what is open and what isn't.
25/03/2020 2:22 PM IST
The state has decided to turn the Kolkata Medical College into a coronavirus centre, while four private hospitals and one lab will test for COVID-19.
25/03/2020 11:10 AM IST
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested people to stay home and announced a special scheme 'Procheshta' for workers in the unorganised sector.
24/03/2020 11:13 AM IST
PM Modi announces complete lockdown in country, tax returns dates postponed to 30 June.
24/03/2020 10:04 AM IST
Parents and house help of Kolkata teenager, who flouted rules, have also been infected.
23/03/2020 1:47 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked India to take the lockdown seriously even as Indian Railways suspended services for the lockdown.
23/03/2020 10:25 AM IST
Call your friends instead of texting, declutter your room — we curated a list of things you can do away from your laptop or phone screen.
21/03/2020 10:35 AM IST
At a time when people are already worried about how long it will take for coronavirus to be controlled, Choubey was harshly criticised on Twitter.
19/03/2020 4:01 PM IST
Twinkle Khanna is having difficulty concentrating, Alia Bhatt and Saif Ali Khan are reading and Priyanka Chopra has dog pictures.
19/03/2020 10:31 AM IST
From Kerala cops doing a hand wash dance to Vir Das's corona blues song, these video will cheer you up.
18/03/2020 12:43 PM IST
One person, a 68-year-old man, died in Maharashtra, a state that has the highest number of confirmed cases.
17/03/2020 8:05 AM IST
As It Happened: 114 New Coronavirus Cases Confirmed, Says Health Ministry; Calls For Shutdown Of All Schools, Malls
The health ministry said Odisha, Jammu & Kashmir, Ladakh and Kerala saw one patient in each state test positive for COVID-19.
16/03/2020 7:49 AM IST
Total confirmed patients with diagnosed with COVID-19 in India rises to 107, pilgrimage to the Kartarpur Sahib Gurudwara in Pakistan was suspended.
15/03/2020 10:05 AM IST
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