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PM Modi meets Amit Shah over lockdown future, decision likely tomorrow

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.

Covid-19 lockdown extended for two more weeks

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.

Lockdown and relaxations can't go simultaneously: Mamata questions Centre's Covid move

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. 

India plans for staggered exit from lockdown resuming economic activities in Covid-free zones

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.

Govt rejects article that claimed PM Modi extended lockdown without consulting COVID-19 task force

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.

Opposition accuses PM Modi of ignoring concerns of the poor amid extended COVID-19 lockdown

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.

Modi extends nationwide anti-COVID lockdown till May 3; 'conditional relaxation' post Apr 20

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.

Arunachal Padesh extends 'lockdown' till Apr 30

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.

Modi to address nation tomorrow as India enters into second phase of anti-COVID lockdown

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.

PM Modi to address nation tomorrow as India readies for anti-COVID-19 lockdown extension

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.

PM Modi announced extension of anti-COVID lockdown till Apr 30: Mamata Banerjee confirms

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.

PM Modi interacts with CMs over anti-Coronavirus lockdown extension as India in Catch-22

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.