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Sourav Roy Barman


Delhi lockdown extended till May 3: What is allowed and what is not
Mon, Apr 26, 2021

Delhi lockdown rules and guidelines: The restrictions will remain till 5 am on May 3.

Delhi lockdown, explained: What is allowed and what isn’t
Tue, Apr 27, 2021

Private offices, shops, shopping centres, malls, cinemas and theatres, restaurants and bars, auditoriums, gyms will remain closed. There will also be a complete ban on social, political, entertainment, academic, cultural, religious and festival-related gatherings.

Covid-19 second wave: Lockdown in Delhi from tonight till next Monday morning
Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Delhi Lockdown rules and guidelines: The lockdown will kick in at 10 pm tonight and stay in force till 5 am on April 26. The categories of professionals and individuals who were kept out of the ambit of the weekend curfew are likely to remain exempted during the week-long curfew as well.

Kejriwal writes to Piyush Goyal over oxygen diversion and availability
Sun, Apr 18, 2021

In his letter to Goyal, Kejriwal said the output of M/S INox, a major oxygen supplier to Delhi hospitals, has been "diverted" to other states.

Amid rising Covid cases, why Delhi is seeing a shortage of plasma
Fri, Apr 16, 2021

Among the hundreds of messages on social media by people who require help for those who have tested positive for Covid, a large chunk comprises requests for eligible donors.

Delhi’s weekend lockdown – the dos and don’ts; what else is shut during the week
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

Delhi weekend curfew: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said stringent curbs have been reinstated to arrest the spread of Covid-19, which has put medical infrastructure and healthcare workers under tremendous strain.

Delhi begins rolling out ‘one nation one ration card’ policy
Wed, Apr 14, 2021

Under the policy, a person holding a ration card issued under the National Food Security Act, 2013 can collect their monthly quota of foodgrains from any fair price shop in the country.

Delhi: Special units to monitor areas throwing up most cases of late hospitalisations, deaths
Mon, Apr 12, 2021

The units will also monitor deaths-to-admission ratio in hospitals. The government has also directed district officials to ensure that every Covid-affected family is made aware of the need to check oxygen saturation levels of members “irrespective of age”, said a top official.

At 10%, Covid positivity rate highest in Delhi’s central, southwest districts
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

The overall positivity rate, which is the number of positive cases against total tests, stands at 4.6 per cent. The graph has, however, risen considerably over the last few days, with the daily positivity rate reaching 8.10 per cent on April 8.

Lockdown not an option in Delhi, will announce some more restrictions to check Covid spread: Kejriwal
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

Speaking to reporters after reviewing facilities at the LNJP Hospital here, Arvind Kejriwal said authorities are working to reinstate the level of arrangements that were put in place in November, when Delhi had battled the third wave of the virus, with daily case count peaking at 8,593 cases on November 10.

Why the BJP’s rise in Bengal cannot be attributed to ‘subaltern Hindutva’
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

Like in Tripura, the BJP has relied on entrenched political elites in its quest for power in WB.

Delhi: Alarm bells ring at high-level meeting; 8,000+ cases take total count to 7 lakh
Sat, Apr 10, 2021

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 7.79% after authorities conducted 1,09,398 tests — of which 8,521 were positive — in the last 24 hours. On November 11, the city had reported 8,593 cases, the highest till date.

95k incoming passengers tested in Delhi, positivity rate 1.28%
Fri, Apr 09, 2021

At high-level meeting, call taken to ‘ramp up medical infrastructure and preparedness to November 2020 levels’.

Explained: Civil defence volunteers, and what they can and can’t do
Thu, Apr 08, 2021

The role of the civil defence volunteers in the national capital has come under intense scrutiny during the pandemic. Here's why

Delhi govt plans to roll out ration at doorstep scheme this month
Wed, Apr 07, 2021

The scheme’s name, ‘Mukhya Mantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna’, had been dropped after the Centre raised a red flag over it

Plan to make Delhi bus tickets available on Google Pay, Paytm
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

The project also aims to make available transit data of all Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses to companies for them to develop apps to help commuters plan their commute better.

Covid-19 second wave: Kejriwal to decide on Delhi night curfew
Tue, Apr 06, 2021

It is learnt that the CMO has not yet responded to the proposal. Once the CM takes a call on it, it will be sent to Lt Governor Anil Baijal for final approval, a senior official said.

Kejriwal writes to Modi: Need to expand, fasten pace of Covid vaccination
Mon, Apr 05, 2021

State’s Health Department says one-third of all vaccination sites at Delhi government hospitals will be open round the clock

Delhi’s power regulator to take a call on pitch by discoms for ‘apolitical’ tariff revision
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

Incumbent chairman Justice (retd) Satyendra Singh Chauhan had joined the commission on July 5, 2018.

Delhi: Over 50k tested, 532 positive in one week, show random tests on incoming passengers
Sat, Apr 03, 2021

This translates to a positivity rate of 1.04% for people entering Delhi from other states.

Arvind Kejriwal says no plan for lockdown in Delhi, urges Centre to allow vaccination for all age groups
Fri, Apr 02, 2021

While admitting that the spread of the virus was a matter of "deep worry", CM Arvind Kejriwal said the current wave is "less serious" as fewer deaths and hospitalisations are being recorded.

Inspection finds PDS foodgrains being supplied in Delhi unfit to consume
Sat, Mar 27, 2021

In his response Friday, Delhi Food and Civil Supplies Minister Imran Hussain said the Centre had supplied “rotten ration” to Delhi during the lockdown, which was returned.

Explained: What is Delhi government’s doorstep ration scheme; why has it been halted?
Tue, Mar 30, 2021

The proposed scheme, which has been in the works ever since the AAP took office in 2015, was a prominent mention in the party's 2020 poll manifesto as well.

Delhi: Unschooled poor worst hit by job losses during Covid lockdown, finds govt survey
Sun, Mar 21, 2021

While the overall unemployment rate rose from 11.1% in January-February 2020 to 28.5% in October-November, the findings suggest that people at the bottom of the income hierarchy were among the worst affected.

Centre red flags Delhi’s ration at doorstep scheme
Sat, Mar 20, 2021

In a letter to the Delhi Food Commissioner, the Union Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution has also said that changing the provisions of the Act so as to allow delivery of foodgrains to the doorstep of beneficiaries, would need the approval of Parliament.