Articles about Lockdown

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

24 Sep 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown again; warns of 'stringent measures'

16 May 2021

Haryana extends COVID-19 lockdown again; warns of 'stringent measures'

The Haryana government on Sunday decided to extend its ongoing COVID-19 lockdown by one more week.

Delhi's lockdown extended by one week again, announces Kejriwal

16 May 2021

Delhi's lockdown extended by one week again, announces Kejriwal

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday announced that the lockdown in the national capital will be extended by one week again.

Lockdown led to fall in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

15 May 2021

Lockdown led to fall in COVID-19 cases in Delhi: Experts

Delhi on Friday recorded 8,506 COVID-19 cases, the daily count dipping to below the 10,000-mark again after a month, with medical experts believing the lockdown to be the main factor behind the dip amid the second wave of the pandemic.

Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions till May 27

13 May 2021

Jharkhand extends lockdown-like restrictions till May 27

The Jharkhand government on Wednesday extended the lockdown-like restrictions with stricter provisions, including seven days mandatory quarantine for people visiting the state, till May 27 amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.

Coronavirus: India reports 3.62 lakh new cases, 4.1K more deaths

13 May 2021

Coronavirus: India reports 3.62 lakh new cases, 4.1K more deaths

India on Thursday reported 3.62 lakh new coronavirus infections along with over 4,100 more fatalities.

Telangana announces 10-day lockdown from tomorrow; what's allowed

11 May 2021

Telangana announces 10-day lockdown from tomorrow; what's allowed

The Telangana government has announced a 10-day lockdown across the state starting May 12 (Wednesday).

State of confusion: Karnataka's new lockdown rules leave residents miffed

10 May 2021

State of confusion: Karnataka's new lockdown rules leave residents miffed

Karnataka's COVID-19 lockdown from May 10 to May 24 has left residents of the hilly state confused about the new curbs.

Amid states' lockdowns, India's Global Stringency Index score touches 74

09 May 2021

Amid states' lockdowns, India's Global Stringency Index score touches 74

India's score on the Global Stringency Index, calculated by the Oxford Coronavirus Government Response Tracker (OxCGRT), stood at 74 on April 30 up from 58 on April 1.