Mumbai Lockdown

Unlock: Mumbai at level three; local trains yet off-limits for common people

The reference of "women" was deleted by the BMC in its latest order which stated that entry in suburban trains will be restricted only for "medical and few essentials."

published on : 6th June 2021

HC seeks reply of Uddhav government, BMC on reliefs for traders amid COVID curbs

A bench of Justices R D Dhanuka and M J Jamdar was hearing a petition filed by the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association.

published on : 25th May 2021

Mumbai man sets up community kitchen to help poor migrants amid COVID-19 curbs

Faiyaz Shaikh, who is in his mid 40s, lost his job in August last year, but that did not stop him from helping the poor families in Ambujwadi slum locality at Malwani in suburban Malad.

published on : 25th May 2021

COVID-19: Maharashtra sees 974 deaths, 34,389 new cases; Mumbai witnesses lowest tests in May

With 22,430 new tests, the total number of samples tested so far in Mumbai has risen to 58,98,605, as per the update given by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

published on : 16th May 2021

WATCH | Follow norms, Mumbai cops tell people with Tom and Jerry tweet

The tweet, with hashtags like #MasksNecessaryJerry #WhatsTheHurryJerry #TakingOnCorona, was accompanied by a 6- second video of perennial 'frenemies' Tom and Jerry.

published on : 9th May 2021

War rooms, field hospitals helped Mumbai in battle of second COVID wave: Officials

As much of the country is reeling under an unprecedented surge in cases, the "Mumbai model" has drawn appreciation even from the Supreme Court.

published on : 7th May 2021

Maharashtra sees 63,282 new COVID-19 cases, Over 11,000 persons in 18-44 category vaccinated

A total of 61,326 patients were discharged from hospitals in Maharashtra during the day, taking the number of recoveries to 39,30,302, a health official said.

published on : 1st May 2021

COVID-19: BMC acts against bride-groom kin, hall for marriage in south Mumbai

A Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation release said the hall, located in Babulnath area, had violated the Maharashtra government's 'break the chain' COVID-19 restrictions.

published on : 30th April 2021

Maharashtra COVID-19 crisis: Three jumbo hospitals to come up in Mumbai soon

Each of these medical facilities will have a capacity of 2,000 beds, including 200 ICU beds and 70 per cent oxygen beds, and they will be set up at three different locations in the city.

published on : 12th April 2021

COVID-19: Streets, markets deserted as Maharashtra's first weekend lockdown comes into force

While some areas like south Mumbai were completely deserted, people in some other pockets of the city, like the market areas in the central parts stepped out of their houses.

published on : 10th April 2021

Amid spiralling COVID-19 cases in Mumbai, sale of platform tickets stopped at six stations

Central Railway chief spokesperson Shivaji Sutar said besides Mumbai CSMT, they have stopped issuing platform tickets at LTT, Kalyan, Thane, Dadar and Panvel stations.

published on : 9th April 2021

Lockdown fears return as migrants board Bihar-bound trains, buses in large numbers

Sohan Kumar, 45, along with his wife Nirmala and two children returned to Darbhanga by a train on Sunday. Kumar was a labourer in a leather factory in Mumbai.

published on : 7th April 2021

Need to strike a balance between life and livelihood while imposing lockdown: CSIR chief

Dr Shekhar Mande's remarks come on the day the Maharashtra government announced a weekend lockdown and a slew of restrictions in the state to curb the spread of the virus.

published on : 5th April 2021

Break the chain: Night and weekend curfew in Maharashtra to cushion economy amid worsening COVID-19 situation

The new measures include a weekend curfew, starting 8 pm Friday to 7 am Monday; and strict night restrictions between 8 pm and 7 am, starting Monday (April 5).

published on : 5th April 2021

Private offices with exceptions to remain shut in Maharashtra: Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Government offices will function at 50 per cent of their capacity.

published on : 4th April 2021
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