Lockdown Impact

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As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

01 Jun 2020

As coronavirus cases spike, India starts easing lockdown restrictions

As the fourth phase of India's nationwide lockdown ended, the number coronavirus infectious surged past 1.9 lakh.

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

22 May 2020

Lockdown prevented 20 lakh COVID-19 cases, 54,000 deaths: Government

India has managed to avert an estimated 20 lakh cases of COVID-19 and saved 54,000 lives due to the nationwide lockdown, the government said on Friday. The government said that the lockdown was timely, proactive, and pre-emptive.

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

16 May 2020

#NewsBytesExclusive: Amid lockdown, Paytm employees made to forgo leave benefits

As businesses face the brunt of the coronavirus pandemic, employees at the tech firm Paytm have been made to forgo certain leave benefits.

#LockdownEffect: Maruti Suzuki reports zero sales for April

01 May 2020

#LockdownEffect: Maruti Suzuki reports zero sales for April

When India went into lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the worst health crisis of our time, we all knew a major economic crisis was on its way.

Coronavirus lockdown: Auto makers see zero car sales in April

25 Apr 2020

Coronavirus lockdown: Auto makers see zero car sales in April

The impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the global economy has been indisputable, however, for the auto industry, the impact may be especially catastrophic.

Lockdown Impact: Prices of pulses, sugar, potatoes, and onions rise

04 Apr 2020

Lockdown Impact: Prices of pulses, sugar, potatoes, and onions rise

India is almost half-way through the 21-day lockdown which began on March 25, but the days haven't been easy. With rocky transportation and disruption in supply chains, wholesale prices of vegetables, fruits, pulses, and sugar have increased in the last fortnight of March, a report in Indian Express said.