Coronavirus Prompts Lockdown In 80 Cities And Other Top Stories
Updated: March 23, 2020 11:17 IST
The lockdown prompted by Coronavirus outbreak in almost 80 cities was headlined as the lead story by major English dailies on Monday. "Officially or unofficially, India in lockdown", The Times Of India headlined its lead this morning. The attack and killing of 17 security personnel in Chhattisgarh was also highlighted by the leading dailies on the front pages. Let's have a brief look on the front page coverage by The Times Of India, The Asian Age, Hindustan Times and Deccan Herald.
The Times of India covered people's response to Sunday's Janata Curfew and lock down in around 80 cities as it lead story on the front page. "Officially or unofficially, India in lockdown", the newspaper headlined its lead story. The Times Of India
Hindustan Times headlined its lead as "Lockdown till March 31". Like the other dailies, Hindustan Times also highlighted the events related to Sunday's Janata Curfew, rise in number of Coronavirus cases in India and lockdown in nearly 80 cities. Hindustan Times
The Asian Age headlined lockdown in the National Capital till March 31 as its lead story. The newspaper also covered people response to Janata curfew, rise in number of cases and lockdown across 80 cities on the front page. The Asian Age
Deccan Herald also covered the events around lockdown in the country as its lead story. "75 Covid-19-hit districts across the country shut; all passenger train services suspended," it headlined its lead story. Deccan Herald