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Maskless cop penalizes citizens for mask violation!

A video of the cop penalizing citizens while not wearing a mask himself had gone viral Police later clarified that the cop was also fined Rs 500 The fine for not wearing a mask in public is Rs 1,000 from August 1 onwards. As the police across the state busy themselves nabbing offenders, a video...

No mask in public? Cough up Rs1,000 fine from August 11 onwards

Venturing out without a mask in public will earn you a fine of Rs1,000 from August 11 onwards.  Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday announced a court order that the fine for not wearing a mask will be Rs1000.   Earlier the fine for not wearing a mask was Rs200 it was increased to Rs500...

AMC fine 758 offenders Rs5.09 lakh in a day

The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) on Monday earned Rs5.09 lakh as fine in a day from offenders for not wearing masks.  The fine was collected from 758 offenders in all. Among those fined were paan shop owners too.   Of the total Rs5.09 lakh collected, Rs3.79 lakh were from those who ventured out in the...

Heavy fines: Paan shops in Gujarat to only offer take-home service now

The Gujarat Paanmasala Shop Owners Association has decided that from Saturday onwards all paan shops in the state will only provide take-home service. The decision comes after the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) decided to fine paan shop owners Rs10,000 if their patrons were found spitting in and around the shop. The Association said that from...

Surat civic body ups mask violation fine to Rs500

The Surat Municipal Corporation has now followed its counterpart in Ahmedabad in increasing the fine for not wearing a mask in public. Surat Municipal Commissioner Banchanidhi Pani in a notification said that anyone found in public without a mask will have to cough up Rs500 as fine. It has also said that wearing a mask...

Surat civic body ups mask violation fine to Rs500

The Surat Municipal Corporation has now followed its counterpart in Ahmedabad in increasing the fine for not wearing a mask in public. Surat Municipal Commissioner Banchanidhi Pani in a notification said that anyone found in public without a mask will have to cough up Rs500 as fine. It has also said that wearing a mask...

AMC ups fine for not wearing mask, spitting in public to Rs500

In an effort to ensure that the mask rule is followed religiously by its citizens, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has hiked the fine for not wearing a mask. It has also increased the fine for spitting in public. Ahmedabad continues to register the second highest number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat although the number...

Cops ordered not to collect fine from vehicles carrying migrants in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Highway Police has issued an order asking their personnel not to collect fine from vehicles carrying migrant labourers during the lockdown. Following complaints that some police personnel were collecting money illegally in the guise of fine from such vehicles, the highway police warned that those found indulging in such acts would be terminated...