Articles about Lockdown

COVID-19: Students fall sick as schools reopen after 2 years

13 Apr 2022

India
COVID-19: Students fall sick as schools reopen after 2 years

As schools reopen after two years of COVID-19 lockdowns, several students across India are reportedly falling sick.

Priyanka Gandhi slams PM for blaming Congress for COVID-19 spread

08 Feb 2022

Politics
Priyanka Gandhi slams PM for blaming Congress for COVID-19 spread

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for blaming her party for spreading COVID-19 during the first wave by helping migrants to reach their home states.

'Won't impose lockdown if…' what Delhi CM said on COVID-19

09 Jan 2022

Delhi
'Won't impose lockdown if…' what Delhi CM said on COVID-19

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said that his government has no intention to impose a lockdown in the national capital.

West Bengal COVID-19 restrictions: What's allowed; what's not

02 Jan 2022

India
West Bengal COVID-19 restrictions: What's allowed; what's not

The West Bengal government on Sunday announced a series of fresh restrictions due to COVID-19 as cases have started rising across the country.

As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

26 Dec 2021

India
As COVID-19 cases rise, Delhi announces night curfew from tomorrow

Delhi has announced a night curfew starting Monday (December 27) amid a rise in COVID-19 cases.

Omicron: Maharashtra government to consider lockdown if oxygen requirement rises

26 Dec 2021

India
Omicron: Maharashtra government to consider lockdown if oxygen requirement rises

Maharashtra will consider a fresh lockdown if the daily demand for medical oxygen rises, state Health Minister Rajesh Tope said on Saturday.

Amid Delta outbreak, China puts city of 4M on lockdown

26 Oct 2021

World
Amid Delta outbreak, China puts city of 4M on lockdown

China put the Langzhou city under a strict lockdown as COVID-19 cases are starting to rise across the country.

Gold schemes start at Rs. 100 as digital sales rise

29 Sep 2021

Business
Gold schemes start at Rs. 100 as digital sales rise

Jewelers in India are selling gold for as little as Rs. 100 as digital trading of the metal has gained popularity in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Maharashtra: Schools to reopen from October 4; COVID-19 situation improves

24 Sep 2021

India
Maharashtra: Schools to reopen from October 4; COVID-19 situation improves

Maharashtra Education Minister Varsha Gaikwad Friday announced that the state government has decided to reopen schools from October 4.

Five easy and filling Indian dishes to cook at home

09 Sep 2021

Lifestyle
Five easy and filling Indian dishes to cook at home

Given the current COVID-19 pandemic situation, it would take a long while to get things back to normal, which includes a lazy outing in the evening that usually ends up with a dinner at a restaurant.

States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations

01 Sep 2021

India
States reopen schools amid concerns over COVID-19 third wave, vaccinations

Schools have largely remained shut since last March when the COVID-19 lockdown was declared.

Telangana HC stays state government order to reopen schools

31 Aug 2021

India
Telangana HC stays state government order to reopen schools

The Telangana High Court on Tuesday stayed a state government order directing all schools to reopen for offline classes from September 1.

Coronavirus: India asks states to consider local curbs during festivals

05 Aug 2021

India
Coronavirus: India asks states to consider local curbs during festivals

The Indian government has urged its states to impose local curbs ahead of festivals as there has been a marginal increase in the transmission factor of COVID-19.

Kerala imposes complete weekend lockdown following spike in COVID-19 cases

29 Jul 2021

India
Kerala imposes complete weekend lockdown following spike in COVID-19 cases

As Kerala continues to witness a spike in COVID-19 cases, CM Pinarayi Vijayan-led government has decided to enforce a complete weekend lockdown in the state on July 31 and August 1 to curb the virus spread.

Delhi unlock: Metro trains, buses at full capacity from Monday

25 Jul 2021

India
Delhi unlock: Metro trains, buses at full capacity from Monday

Delhi allowed its Metro train services and public buses to operate at full seating capacity starting Monday (July 26) as COVID-19 restrictions were further relaxed in the national capital.

Low-key Eid-ul-Adha celebrations in Kashmir due to COVID-19-related restrictions

21 Jul 2021

India
Low-key Eid-ul-Adha celebrations in Kashmir due to COVID-19-related restrictions

Kashmir witnessed low-key celebrations on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha on Wednesday, as prayers were not held at the major mosques and shrines of Kashmir due to COVID-19-related restrictions.

Half of Australians under lockdown again as COVID-19 cases surge

21 Jul 2021

World
Half of Australians under lockdown again as COVID-19 cases surge

Until recently, Australia had been praised for its strict lockdowns, lengthy border closures, and quarantine norms over COVID-19.

Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

20 Jul 2021

India
Sorry state of affairs: SC on Kerala's Bakrid lockdown relaxation

The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed alarm over the three-day relaxation on COVID-19 curbs for Bakrid (Eid-ul-Azha) in Kerala.

Five districts of Assam to remain under complete lockdown

20 Jul 2021

India
Five districts of Assam to remain under complete lockdown

Five districts of Assam will continue to be under total lockdown owing to their high COVID-19 positivity rate while the movement of people to and from other districts across the state will remain suspended, state Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said on Monday.

Delhi unlock: Stadiums, sports complexes reopen tomorrow; multiplexes stay shut

04 Jul 2021

India
Delhi unlock: Stadiums, sports complexes reopen tomorrow; multiplexes stay shut

Starting Monday, stadiums and sports complexes will be allowed to reopen in Delhi, according to a government order issued Sunday.

COVID-19: Delhi allows bars, public parks to reopen from tomorrow

20 Jun 2021

India
COVID-19: Delhi allows bars, public parks to reopen from tomorrow

The Delhi government on Sunday further eased the COVID-19 lockdown, announcing that bars will be allowed to reopen with 50% seating capacity from next week.

As Delhi reopens, doctors warn another surge in COVID-19 cases

15 Jun 2021

India
As Delhi reopens, doctors warn another surge in COVID-19 cases

Delhi is back on track. But so are huge crowds and a disregard for coronavirus protocols.

Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

10 Jun 2021

India
Rajasthan reported more rapes this year than the last two

Cases of rape in Rajasthan reported during the first five months of this year were more than the figures for the same period in the last two years.

Delhi, Mumbai, TN begin reopening from COVID-19 lockdown. What changes?

07 Jun 2021

India
Delhi, Mumbai, TN begin reopening from COVID-19 lockdown. What changes?

After seeing the world's worst coronavirus outbreak, India's COVID-19 situation is finally improving.

Unlock Delhi: Odd-even rule for markets; metro services to resume

05 Jun 2021

India
Unlock Delhi: Odd-even rule for markets; metro services to resume

Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal Saturday announced further lockdown relaxations that will apply from June 7 as part of his government's "unlock" process for the national capital.

Maharashtra: Five-level unlock strategy to ease lockdown restrictions from Monday

05 Jun 2021

India
Maharashtra: Five-level unlock strategy to ease lockdown restrictions from Monday

The Maharashtra Government has come up with a five-level unlock strategy to lift lockdown restrictions across the state in a district-wise manner from Monday.

COVID-19: Maharashtra lifts lockdown in 18 districts, Mumbai trains shut

03 Jun 2021

India
COVID-19: Maharashtra lifts lockdown in 18 districts, Mumbai trains shut

The Maharashtra government has come up with a five-level reopening plan for the state after a lengthy shutdown due to the coronavirus, State Minister Vijay Wadettiwar said today, according to ANI.

COVID-19 lockdown in Karnataka has been extended until June 14

03 Jun 2021

India
COVID-19 lockdown in Karnataka has been extended until June 14

The ongoing state-wide lockdown in Karnataka due to the coronavirus has been extended by a week, until June 14, News18 reports.

A month after Kejriwal's announcement, Delhi's poor await free ration

02 Jun 2021

India
A month after Kejriwal's announcement, Delhi's poor await free ration

It was in early May that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced free ration for all cardholders in the capital for that month and June.

Odisha extends lockdown till June 17 to curb COVID-19 spread

31 May 2021

India
Odisha extends lockdown till June 17 to curb COVID-19 spread

The Odisha government on Sunday extended the lockdown till June 17 to further stem the spread of coronavirus.

Maharashtra extends lockdown-like curbs till June 15

31 May 2021

India
Maharashtra extends lockdown-like curbs till June 15

The Maharashtra government on Sunday extended the lockdown-like curbs till June 15 and also announced that relaxations will be granted depending upon the COVID-19 positivity rate and availability of oxygen beds.

Uttar Pradesh eases COVID-19 restrictions in some districts

30 May 2021

India
Uttar Pradesh eases COVID-19 restrictions in some districts

The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to relax lockdown restrictions in some districts starting June 1.

COVID-19: Haryana extends lockdown till June 7 with some relaxations

30 May 2021

India
COVID-19: Haryana extends lockdown till June 7 with some relaxations

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday extended the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in the state till June 7.

Delhi lockdown extended till June 7; factory, construction work allowed

30 May 2021

India
Delhi lockdown extended till June 7; factory, construction work allowed

The Delhi government issued an order Saturday regarding the extension of the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown along with some relaxations.

Delhi to start 'unlocking' from Monday; factory, construction activities allowed

28 May 2021

India
Delhi to start 'unlocking' from Monday; factory, construction activities allowed

From Monday morning, Delhi will start "unlocking" from its COVID-19 lockdown, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Friday, adding that construction and factory-related work will resume next week.

When and how will Maharashtra and Karnataka ease COVID-19 curbs?

25 May 2021

India
When and how will Maharashtra and Karnataka ease COVID-19 curbs?

The Maharashtra government is considering extending the state-wide lockdown by another week and may finally begin lifting restrictions once that period ends, sources have told News18.

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 31; some curbs eased

23 May 2021

India
Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown till May 31; some curbs eased

The Haryana government has extended its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by another week. The lockdown was supposed to last until Monday (May 24). Some of the restrictions, however, have been relaxed.

Delhi COVID-19 lockdown extended yet again; curbs till May 31

23 May 2021

India
Delhi COVID-19 lockdown extended yet again; curbs till May 31

The ongoing lockdown in Delhi has been extended again, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced on Sunday.

Coronavirus: Delhi reports 3.5% positivity rate, lowest since April 1

22 May 2021

India
Coronavirus: Delhi reports 3.5% positivity rate, lowest since April 1

The coronavirus test positivity rate in Delhi has fallen to 3.58 percent, the lowest since April 1, as India's ferocious second wave of the pandemic continues to weaken in most areas.

COVID-19: Karnataka, Kerala extend lockdown; curfew in Goa to continue

22 May 2021

India
COVID-19: Karnataka, Kerala extend lockdown; curfew in Goa to continue

As India's battle with COVID-19 continues amid the deadly second wave, the number of infections and deaths remains high in several states of the country.

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