Curfew: News

02 Jan 2024


Manipur: 4 civilians shot dead, curfew imposed in 5 districts

Authorities in Manipur have reimposed a curfew in five districts after fresh violence erupted in the state late on Monday.

14 Jun 2023


Manipur violence: Fresh flare-up kills 9, curfew relaxation restricted 

At least nine people have been killed and 10 others injured in fresh violence in Manipur.

22 May 2023


Manipur: Curfew reimposed, Army called in again after fresh violence

Indian Army and paramilitary personnel were dispatched to Manipur after fresh clashes were reported in the capital Imphal on Monday afternoon following days of peace, NDTV reported.

15 Apr 2023


Odisha: 1 killed, many injured in Sambalpur violence; curfew imposed

Authorities imposed an indefinite curfew in Odisha's Sambalpur and extended the internet ban there after a 30-year-old man was reportedly stabbed to death and four others injured in fresh communal clashes after Hanuman Jayanti processions on Friday.

15 Feb 2022


Which states have or haven't lifted night curfew? Details here

As the COVID-19 situation is improving in the country, many states have eased the restrictions that were imposed to curb the spread of coronavirus infection, driven by the Omicron variant.

05 Jan 2022


Delhi weekend curfew amid Omicron wave: Here are the exemptions

The Delhi government Tuesday decided to impose a weekend curfew in the national capital in view of the rising COVID-19 cases.

18 Aug 2021


In fresh violence, governor's carcade attacked in Meghalaya during curfew

After a day of no untoward incidents, fresh violence was reported in Meghalaya state capital Shillong during curfew hours on Tuesday when unidentified miscreants attacked the carcade of Governor Satya Pal Malik with stones on its return from Assam after dropping him at an airport, a Raj Bhavan official said.

17 Aug 2021


Meghalaya capital calm after unrest, police launches helpline for evacuation

The Meghalaya government on Tuesday said there were no untoward incidents since the curfew was clamped in the state capital, Shillong, following the unrest, and launched a police helpline for people who are stranded in Shillong and are in need of evacuation.

16 Aug 2021


Petrol bombs hurled at Meghalaya CM's private residence

Unidentified miscreants on Sunday night lobbed petrol bombs at the residence of Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma, police said.

16 Jun 2021


Rajasthan further relaxes lockdown restrictions, allows more activities

Shopping malls, gyms, restaurants, and sports complexes that were closed amid COVID-19-induced lockdown in Rajasthan will open from Wednesday for restricted hours.

07 Jun 2021


Noida relaxes COVID-19 curfew, markets reopen; schools to remain closed

The Gautam Buddh Nagar administration has announced relaxation in the COVID-19 curfew after over a month, allowing shops and markets outside containment zones to remain open from 7 am to 7 pm from Monday to Friday.

22 May 2021

Uttar Pradesh

Police thrashes 17-year-old to death for 'violating corona curfew'

A 17-year-old boy died on Friday after he was allegedly beaten up by the police in Unnao for "violating the ongoing corona curfew" in Uttar Pradesh, his family claimed, following which a constable was suspended and a home guard jawan sacked.

05 May 2021

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal Pradesh: Government orders 10-day curfew starting May 7

In view of an alarming rise in COVID-19 cases across Himachal Pradesh, the state government on Wednesday announced a 10-day "corona curfew" to check the spread of the viral infection.

21 Apr 2021

Andaman & Nicobar

Night curfew extended by one hour in Andamans

Tourist spots and cinema halls will be shut for one month from April 22 and night curfew will be extended by one hour with immediate effect in Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the archipelago is witnessing a COVID-19 surge, a notification said on Wednesday.

21 Apr 2021


Karnataka night curfew: What's allowed and what's not?

The Karnataka government on Tuesday imposed a curfew on weekends and during nights to contain the spread of COVID-19.

19 Apr 2021

Arvind Kejriwal

Week-long lockdown in Delhi; 'health system could collapse,' says Kejriwal

The Delhi government on Monday announced a week-long lockdown in light of the worsening COVID-19 situation in the national capital. The lockdown will come into effect from 10 pm on Monday.

16 Apr 2021


SOP revised in Uttarakhand to battle second COVID-19 wave

With a surge in COVID-19 cases in Uttarakhand which recorded its highest single-day spike in infections on Thursday, the state government issued a revised SOP, making it mandatory for cinema halls, restaurants, bars, and gyms to run at half their capacity.

10 Apr 2021


Night curfew extended in 10 urban areas of Rajasthan

The Rajasthan government on Friday extended night curfew in 10 urban areas till April 30 and its timing, amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the state.

06 Apr 2021


Delhi government mulling over proposal to impose night curfew: Sources

A proposal to impose a night curfew in the national capital is being considered by the Delhi government in view of rising coronavirus cases, official sources said on Monday.

02 Apr 2021


Pune: Curfew timings extended; eateries, malls shut for a week

Eateries, bars, and restaurants in the Pune district of Maharashtra will remain shut for seven days starting April 3 in view of a substantial rise in coronavirus cases, a senior official said on Friday.

16 Mar 2021


Night curfew increased by two hours in four Gujarat cities

To contain the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Gujarat government on Tuesday decided to increase the night curfew timings in four major cities of the state by two hours.

30 Jan 2021


Night curfew in Gujarat cities to continue till February 15

The Gujarat Government on Saturday extended till February 15 the night curfew in four major cities of the state- Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot, to prevent the spread of coronavirus, a senior official said.

31 Dec 2020

Delhi Government

Night curfew imposed in Delhi on December 31, January 1

The Delhi Government has imposed a night curfew between 11:00pm and 6:00pm on New Year's Eve (December 31) and New Year's Day (January 1) to restrict the New Year celebrations and curb large public gatherings.

25 Feb 2020

Acid Attack

#DelhiRiots: Acid thrown on paramilitary forces; curfew in 4 places

The violence and clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Northeast Delhi have reached shocking proportions with rioters reportedly throwing acid on paramilitary forces in Karawal Nagar as they were trying to control the situation.

12 Dec 2019

Narendra Modi

Why is Assam protesting the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill?

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill has caused quite a stir in the Northeastern state of Assam. Since Wednesday, when the Bill was passed in the Rajya Sabha, protests have intensified, triggering curfews, the suspension of internet services, and utter mayhem.

24 Feb 2019

Indian Army

Arunachal Pradesh: Protesters burn Deputy CM's house; Army deployed

A couple of days after it was reported that one person had been killed in a police firing in Arunachal Pradesh, protesters, on Sunday, burnt down the house of the state's Deputy Chief Minister, Chowna Mein.

21 Feb 2019


Jammu returns to normalcy; curfew relaxed for 11 hours

Authorities today lifted day curfew in Jammu, facilitating resumption of normal activities in the city.

26 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Curfew relaxed for 2 hours in violence-hit Malpura town

Curfew was relaxed today for two hours in violence-hit Malpura town of Rajasthan's Tonk district, where a clash had erupted involving members of a minority community and Kanwar Yatra pilgrims, police said.

24 Aug 2018


Rajasthan: Curfew imposed in Tonk after attack on Kanwariyas

Curfew was imposed in Malpura area in Rajasthan's Tonk district today as fresh violence erupted a day after locals pelted stones at Kanwariyas.

01 Jun 2018


Shillong: Curfew imposed, Internet services suspended after clashes between groups

In 14 parts of Meghalaya's capital Shillong, curfew was imposed and Internet services suspended on Friday morning following violent clashes between Shillong Transport Public Service (STPS) drivers and Them Iew Mawlong area residents.

18 Nov 2017

Jammu And Kashmir

Srinagar: Top al-Qaeda-linked terrorist killed; curfew-like situation in place

Mugees Ahmad Mir, a top commander of Zakir Musa-led Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, an al-Qaeda offshoot, was killed by security forces at Zakura in the outskirts of Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar on 17 November.