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Amit Shah meets PM Modi to discuss lockdown extension

Home Minister Amit Shah met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday to discuss the future strategy for India’s fight against coronavirus pandemic and resumption of economic activities amid rising COVID-19 cases across the country. The development comes a day after he spoke to various chief ministers and sought their feedback on the road ahead, as...

#Column: Did CM ignore officials’ suggestions on relaxing Ahmedabad Lockdown?

The major relaxations recently announced for western Ahmedabad during Lockdown 4.0 has come as a surprise to many. This is because there has been no respite in the number of cases and deaths in Ahmedabad. Sources in the administrations told Gujarat Exclusive that the new team of bureaucrats in Ahmedabad led by Additional Chief Secretary...

Lockdown 4.0 relaxations to be implemented from Tuesday: CM Rupani

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday said the relaxations prescribed in the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs during the lockdown 4.0 scheduled till May 31 will be implemented from Tuesday. The CM said relaxations will be provided during lockdown 4.0, but standard operating procedures (SOPs) need to be developed and the authorities...

Lockdown 4.0: Read what’s open and what’s not till May 31

With the National Disaster Management Authority notifying the extension of the lockdown till May 31, the Ministry of Home Affairs on Sunday released a detailed guideline on what is allowed and what is prohibited during lockdown 4.0. The fourth extension of the lockdown aims at gradually increasing economic activities and simultaneously controlling the spread of...

Lockdown 4.0: Union government extends lockdown till May 31

The Union government has extended the ongoing lockdown by two more weeks till May 31. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has asked the Ministries and Departments of Government of India, State Governments and State Authorities to continue the lockdown measures up to May 31, 2020. “Lockdown has been extended to contain the spread of COVID-19;...