Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has directed the administration to draw up a roadmap for a second lockdown, a move that drew opposition from his own alliance partner, NCP, not to mention angry voices in BJP who warned of public protests. A decision may be likely on April 2 after a review. The instructions coincided with the state reporting an… Continue reading "Maharashtra CM directs officials to draw up roadmap for second lockdown"
The four-day total lockdown in Chennai and other important cities of Tamil Nadu has come to an end and shops are open from this morning. The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday said the four-day total shutdown in Chennai, Madurai and Coimbatore Corporation limits ending by today will not be extended. It also announced a relaxation in the business hours of… Continue reading "Total lockdown ends in Chennai, shops to be open till 5 pm today"
Tamil Nadu Government ordered a complete lockdown of Chennai, Coimbatore, Tirupur, Salem and Madurai, with the number of Coronavirus cases increasing rapidly. The decision was taken after Chief Minister K Palaniswami chaired a review meeting on coronavirus spread in the state. The government announced an intensive lockdown in five cities on Friday — Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Salem and Tirupur. The… Continue reading "Why Tamil Nadu decided to intensify lockdown for 4 days?"
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 will be extended to May 3. In his address to the nation, wwhile admitting that the nation might have paid a big economic price for the lockdown, he said that “there can be no alternative to saving human lives”. The lockdown, that came into effect on… Continue reading "Modi addresses nation, announces extension of lockdown till May 3"
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced the extension of lockdown in the State till April 30. In a statement, he said that the decision is taken as there are chances of the coronavirus virus spreading if the lockdown is lifted. He said based on the suggestions given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the CMs meet through video-conferencing… Continue reading "Lockdown extended in TN till April 30"