Bharatiya Janata Party leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan is likely to take oath as Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister at 7 pm on Monday, three days after Congress leader Kamal Nath resigned from the post. The Nath-led Congress government was on the brink of a collapse since 22 of its MLAs resigned on March 10 after the resignation of senior leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, who later joined the BJP.
The Centre announced on Monday that all domestic flights will be suspended from Tuesday midnight as the number of coronavirus cases in India rose to 415.
The World Health Organization said that countries cannot just go under lockdown to combat coronavirus, and that public health measures are required to avoid an outbreak later. This came on the day the Indian government shut down nearly 80 districts across the country that have positive cases of the virus and deaths due to it.