National lockdown

'What did Opposition do?': Here are some notable efforts by Congress, Left, other parties to help people during the pandemic

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has admitted that the government may have fallen short in dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak and migrants’ crisis and asked the Opposition what it had done so far. Here are a few campaigns carried out by opposition parties to lessen people's difficulties.

published on : 10th June 2020

Coronavirus lockdown extension: Electricians to mechanics, here are fresh relaxation of services, activities that common citizens should know about

Prime Minister Modi on Tuesday had announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the coronavirus pandemic. The new set out guidelines that were later brought out by the Centre now allows various economic activities to operate from April 20. Among various industries that have been excluded from the shutdown category, here are a few services that can provide some relief to the layman.

published on : 16th April 2020

Lockdown extension: Prime Minister Modi suggests seven-point anti-coronavirus strategy to citizens in Tuesday's address

In a nearly 25-minute televised address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced that the lockdown across the country will be extended till May 3 to fight the coronavirus pandemic. Here are seven points that the PM expects his countrymen to follow.

published on : 14th April 2020

Godfather to Captain America, binge-watch these epic Hollywood trilogies during COVID-19 lockdown. James Cameroon, Tom Hanks, Johnny Depp and more...

A movie a day not enough to keep you busy? How about three then! Even better if they belong to the same series dealing the same place, plot and people? Here are six Hollywood movie trilogies that can keep you occupied (and leave you satisfied) for the next six days. These are not the best by all measures, but definitely some of the finest across genres to rewatch or experiment with. Happy binge-watching once again.

published on : 12th April 2020

COVID-19: Tamil Nadu government to impose fresh lockdown restrictions from Sunday. What does it mean for you?

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Friday announced fresh restrictions during the lockdown period to avoid people's unnecessary movement as the state is entering the second stage of coronavirus spread. The fresh restrictions will come into force from March 29. 

published on : 28th March 2020

Five reasons why Shikhar Dhawan's coronavirus lockdown video is not funny

As the whole nation is under a 21-day lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus, Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan recently posted a video on his official Facebook page where he is seen having a tough time at home doing domestic chores. The clip titled "Reality hits hard", which also has his wife in it, was posted on March 24 and has received over 475K reactions so far. While it is meant to be "hilarious", here are certain things that aren't okay about it.  

published on : 27th March 2020

COVID-19: PM Modi puts India under lockdown for 21 days; find out what services are open, what stays shut

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a complete lockdown across the country for 21 days from Tuesday midnight, asserting that social distancing is the only way out for the country in its decisive battle against the coronavirus. As per the guidelines released by the Ministry of Home Affairs, here are the services that will resume despite the lockdown and those which will remain shut.

published on : 25th March 2020