June 13, 2020 7:35 am
MHA sources said this was disrupting supply lines and causing difficulty for smooth operation of trade.
May 12, 2020 1:56 pm
The Home Ministry issued a standard operating procedure (SOP) for the movement of people by trains and made it clear that only asymptomatic and confirmed ticket holders will be allowed to travel.
May 03, 2020 4:54 am
Many of those walking are from industrial areas like the MIDC in Panvel and Taloja, as well as smaller manufacturing units in Bhiwandi, where due to the large number of migrant population, access to food has not been swift and information regarding ease of restrictions has not reached well.
May 02, 2020 2:09 pm
The announcement about the extension of the lockdown left social media users in a tizzy as many have been stuck at home for over a month.
May 02, 2020 8:06 am
India coronavirus lockdown: The government has prohibited the movement of individuals, for all non-essential activities, between 7 pm to 7 am.
April 30, 2020 8:10 pm
Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla directed states to allow movement of all trucks and other goods carrier vehicles with two drivers and one helper subject to the drivers carrying valid driving licences.
April 16, 2020 3:21 pm
The previous notifications of the home ministry had specifically said that e-commerce platforms are allowed to sell only essential goods like food, pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
April 13, 2020 7:23 pm
The Centre had earlier extended the visas to foreigners till April 15 a day after the 21-day nationwide lockdown was implemented.
April 04, 2020 2:19 am
The MHA also clarified that laboratories, including those for testing COVID-19 samples, are exempt from lockdown restrictions.
March 25, 2020 8:29 pm
Both the exercises--updation of the National Population Register and the first phase of the Census 2021-- were supposed to be carried out from April 1 to September 30.