New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah was held on Friday to discuss the future of the nationwide anti-Covid-19 lockdown, which has been been extended thrice, media reports said.
New Delhi/IBNS: The nationwide lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19, which was scheduled to end on May 4, has been extended for two more weeks, said the government, as new cases of the disease continue to be reported.
Kolkata/IBNS: Questioning the central government's move to tackle the pandemic Coronavirus, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said the lockdown and relaxations can't function simultaneously. She also said that those who have space at home to self-isolate themselves can be at home-quarantine in her state.
New Delhi/IBNS: India, the country of 1.3 billion people, is likely to witness a partial resumption of economic activities post May 3 as the Narendra Modi government has hinted at a staggered exit from the nationwide anti-Covid-19 lockdown.
New Delhi/IBNS: The government has rejected a media report that claimed Prime Minister Narendra Modi had decided on the lockdown extension without consulting COVID-19 task force formed to deal with the pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the extension of lockdown till May 3, veteran Congress leader P Chidambaram accused the government of not heeding the advice of top economists in addressing the concerns of the poor and the unorganised sector.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended the ongoing nationwide lockdown till May 3 with a hint of relaxation in "non-hotspot" zones a week from now as the number of coronavirus cases crossed 10,000 claiming 339 lives so far officially.
Itanagar/UNI: The Arunachal Pradesh Government on Monday decided to extend the period of 'lockdown' in the state till April 30, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Tuesday address his nation for the fourth time since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the country as most of the states are set to enter into the second phase of a protracted lockdown.
New Delhi/IBNS: With several states announcing the anti-Novel Coronavirus lockdown, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the nation at 10 am on Tuesday.
Kolkata/IBNS: After Arvind Kejriwal, now West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has confirmed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended the anti-Coronavirus nationwide lockdown till Apr 30.
New Delhi/IBNS: A meeting via video connference between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the state Chief Ministers is presently underway as the Centre is likely to take a call on whether the 21-day massive, unprecedented lockdown to stem the spread of COVID-19 can be extended.