Review 2020, That made Headlines in India in 2020

The year 2020 has been very different and unprecedented because of the corona crisis. News about the coronavirus...

Thursday, December 31, 2020

/ by Avishek Bera

News Cover: The year 2020 has been very different and unprecedented because of the corona crisis. News about the coronavirus dominated but there were also some sad news as well as some happy news during the year. I will tell you about the top 10 news stories of the year 2020: 

The first case of the coronavirus in India was located in Kerala through a medical student who had returned from Wuhan. The student had returned to India and from then the coronavirus spread all over the country. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a lockdown from 24th March. Migrant workers who were working in different places than their hometown. Due to the lockdown, these workers suffered the most and had to return to their home towns. But all the transportation being closed, nearly 40 million migrants suffered. 

Many of them walked thousands of kilometres or others travelled by the special trains. Another news that made headlines was the India-China clash. During the night between 15th June and 16th June soldiers were involved in a hand to hand combat. 20 Indian army personnel were killed in the combat. The Indian Government banned many apps developed in China. Cyclone Amphan caused widespread destruction in West Bengal and killed 72 people. 

The destruction caused losses of nearly Rs 1 lakh crores. Actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death shook the entire nation. People could not believe that Sushant had died by suicide. Sushant was found dead in his Bandra residence on 14th June. Police treated the death as suicide. The case was later handed over to the CBI. 

India was elected as a member of the UNSC on 18th June for a period of 2 years. On 5th August Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation brick for the Ram Temple to be constructed in Ayodhya. Due to coronavirus and lockdown, no elections were held. Bihar was the first state to conduct elections in October and November during the pandemic. Nitish Kumar become the CM again, he has been the CM for many years now. 

The 9th biggest and exciting news was that of IPL 2020. This was the 13th season of the IPL. Due to coronavirus it was posponed and held between September and November in UAE. Mumbai Indians won the IPL for the fifth time. Tenth top news was about the Covid vaccine. Pfizer found the covid vaccine and the news has spread across the world. USA, UK, Australia are a few countries that approved & started distributing vaccines. India too may soon start using the vaccine. 

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