Complete lockdown in Chennai and parts of 3 other districts from June 19

Simply days after claiming that the state authorities had no plans to announce one other lockdown within the state, the Tamil Nadu authorities has declared that Chennai and elements of Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Thiruvallur districts will go beneath full lockdown from June 19 to June 30.  Grocery retailers, vegetable retailers, petrol bunks, and cellular markets can stay open between 6.00 am and a couple of.00 pm. Folks driving to the market of their personal autos will likely be allowed to journey solely inside 2 kms from their home. The blanket ban will imply that solely important providers and journey for medical emergencies will likely be permitted within the 4 districts.  Underneath the Nationwide Catastrophe Administration Act of 2005, ranging from the midnight of June 19, the lockdown will proceed for 12 days till the tip of this month.  This determination comes after Chief Minister Edappadi Palaniswami consulted a panel of […]

Amit Shah, Harsh Vardhan to review COVID-19 situation in Delhi

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Union Residence Minister Amit Shah together with Union Well being Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will maintain a gathering with Delhi LG Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and members of State Catastrophe Administration Authority to evaluation the preparations with regard to COVID-19 within the nationwide capital. The Workplace of the Residence Minister of India additionally knowledgeable that Amit Shah and Harsh Vardhan will even maintain a gathering with Baijal, Kejriwal within the capital at 11 am. Mayors of Municipal Firms of Delhi will even attend the assembly. “Union Residence Minister, Amit Shah together with Union Well being Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan will maintain a gathering with Mayors of municipal firms of Delhi tomorrow, June 14 at 5 pm to evaluation preparations with regard to COVID-19,” Workplace of the Residence Minister of India tweeted. In a subsequent tweet, it knowledgeable that Delhi Lt Governor Anil […]

Amid spike in cases, Maharashtra to reopen its schools from July

Mumbai, June 15: Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday gave his nod for beginning the educational 12 months for college students by means of digital and on-line platforms on a pilot undertaking foundation. “The choice was taken in a video convention assembly with the state training minister. He has additionally agreed upon reopening faculties in areas away from the cities which can be COVID-19 free after taking sufficient precautionary measures,” the CMO mentioned. Unlock 1.0: When will schools reopen in India? The faculties will likely be opened solely in districts the place no coronavirus instances have been present in a month, whereas in different areas ‘on-line faculties’ will likely be useful. A round issued on Monday said that “faculties not positioned in purple zone can start lessons of Customary 9, 10 and 12 from July 1” whereas “lessons of sixth to eighth requirements would start from August”. “Although in […]

Indian officials in Pak high commission released, visible injuries noticed

New Delhi, June 15: Two officers of the Indian Excessive Fee in Pakistan have been launched, official sources have mentioned. The transfer comes within the wake of the robust demarche that India issued. They had been handed over to the 2 Indian Excessive Fee officers. Sources mentioned that they had been damage marks on the 2 officers. There was marked tensions between India and Pakistan of late. Reviews from Pakistan say that they had been arrested by the police in reference to a success and run case. The ISI too questioned them, the supply additionally added. Following the expulsion of two Pakistan officers from India on expenses of espionage, the scenario in Islamabad stays tense. The 2 Indian staffers posted on the Islamabad mission had stepped out on some work on Monday morning. When each the officers didn’t attain their vacation spot, excessive fee officers knowledgeable each the overseas workplaces […]

Charges Against Cops Over Northeast Delhi Riots Probe Could be Motivated, Says Police Commissioner

Accusations towards police over its probe into the northeast Delhi violence might be “motivated” and are additionally directed on the courtroom of regulation, the chief of the drive, SN Shrivastava, has stated. In February, the northeastern elements of the nationwide capital have been rocked by communal violence that claimed no less than 53 lives and injured many individuals. The police have been criticised for his or her dealing with of the investigation in numerous quarters, together with by pupil activists, filmmakers and civil society teams, who’ve accused the drive of finishing up a “witchhunt” at a time when the nation is battling the coronavirus pandemic. Shrivastava stated whether or not there’s a lockdown or not, law-and-order points must be dealt with with precautions. “You too can anticipate many such accusations to be motivated and coming from individuals who could have causes to make false accusations,” he stated. Shrivastava asserted that […]

The home minister’s detractors are wrong; Amit Shah was as busy as ever during the lockdown, doing what he does best

House Minister Amit Shah has been seen on the entrance web page of newspapers after a major hole of time. He is again to doing what he revels in: campaigning for elections. And he is doing it in his typical no-holds-barred model. No bills barred both: the BJP organized 27,000 LED screens for the previous occasion president’s 8 June Bihar rally, the place elections are due in October this yr. This in a state the place the federal government, of which the BJP is part, was reluctant to pay the practice fare for the returning Bihari migrants till they had been shamed into doing so by Opposition chief Tejasvi Yadav, who provided to pay. At any charge, this type of dazzling show can be known as unseemly when photographs of hungry and exhausted staff and stories of tens of millions rendered jobless have stuffed our consciousness during the last two months? Nonetheless, […]

Maharashta Govt Hiding 950 Covid-19 Deaths from Mumbai, Says Former CM Devendra Fadnavis

The Maharashtra authorities has not reported as many as 950 COVID-19 deaths from Mumbai, which quantities to violation of the ICMR tips, senior BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis alleged on Monday. In a letter addressed to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Fadnavis mentioned, “Some 950 deaths resulting from COVID-19 are nonetheless not reported (in Mumbai). It’s a very critical matter and dangerous as properly”. As on June 14, the variety of COVID-19 fatalities in worst-hit Mumbai stood at 2,182, as per the state authorities. Fadnavis claimed 500 of the 950 deaths that had occurred in varied hospitals in Mumbai weren’t even referred to the loss of life audit committee. “451 deaths have been termed as non-COVID deaths by the loss of life audit committee. Nonetheless, as per tips of the Indian Council of Medical Analysis (ICMR), all these deaths had occurred resulting from COVID-19,” the Chief of Opposition within the Maharashtra Legislative […]

As corona crisis grows, PM Modi to hold fresh round of talks with CMs on Tuesday, Wednesday

New Delhi, June 15: With India reporting a report each day improve in coronavirus instances, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will maintain a recent spherical of consultations with chief ministers on Tuesday and Wednesday on methods to verify the unfold of the virus as India exits the lockdown. On Tuesday afternoon, Modi will maintain a video-conference with chief ministers, Lt governors and directors of 21 states and Union territories. These embody Punjab, Kerala, Goa, Uttarakhand, Jharkhand, the northeastern states and a few UTs. The prime minister will work together with chief ministers of 15 states and the LG of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. These embody excessive case load states like Maharashtra, West Bengal, Delhi, Karnataka, Gujarat, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. The 2-day digital meet comes in opposition to the backdrop of rising variety of coronavirus instances within the nation. India noticed a bounce of over 11,000 novel coronavirus instances for […]

4 Tamil Nadu Districts Will Switch to Total Lockdown for Another 12 Days to Contain Covid-19 Spread

Following a steep rise in coronavirus virus instances over the previous couple of days, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswami stated on Monday that Chennai and adjoining areas will probably be below lockdown from June 19 to 30 sans current relaxations and a full-scale shutdown on two Sundays. The choice was taken after the chief minister held a gathering with a multi-disciplinary medical committee that really useful the transfer in view of the outbreak. The federal government introduced full lockdown in Chennai and a number of other areas that fall below the jurisdiction of Better Chennai Police and located in Tiruvallur, Chengelpet and Kancheepuram districts from June 19 to 30. Throughout the 12 day interval, solely important providers will probably be allowed with restrictions, he stated, apart from the full-scale shutdown with none relaxations on two Sundays (June 21 and 28). Important providers, together with grocery, vegetable and fruit […]

Amit Shah visits Delhi’s LNJP hospital to review preparedness

New Delhi [India], June 15 (ANI): Union Residence Minister Amit Shah on Monday held a gathering of officers at Delhi’s LNJP hospital to evaluation the preparedness associated to COVID-19. Earlier within the day, an all-party assembly chaired by Amit Shah was held to evaluation the administration of COVID-19 state of affairs in Delhi on the Ministry of Residence Affairs. Throughout the course of the assembly, Congress has demanded that COVID-19 testing ought to be supplied to all, as it’s everybody’s proper. The occasion has additionally demanded that Rs 10,000 ought to be paid to each household whose member is contaminated or in containment zone, in accordance with sources. The sources added that Congress has additionally demanded that 4th-year medical college students ought to be used as non-permanent resident medical doctors. Because of the crunch of healthcare employees, 4th-year college students of Bachelor of Pharmacy or nursing ought to be used […]