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Gujarat govt announces further relaxations in lockdown from June 1

Following the new guidelines issued by the Centre related to the coronavirus pandemic induced lockdown, the Gujarat government has announced relaxations in lockdown from Monday onwards. It has decided to allow shops and businesses located outside the COVID-19 containment zones to operate without any restriction of the odd-even formula. It also announced major relaxations in...

Kerala withdraws additional relaxations during lockdown after flak from Centre

The Kerala government has withdrawn the additional relaxation proposed by it during the lockdown after a letter from the Centre warned chief secretaries of all states to stick to the guidelines it has issued. Kerala government said this happened due to some communication gap. Earlier, the state government had defended its decision to relax the...

States can’t “dilute” lockdown guidelines issued by Centre: MHA

The Union government has made it clear that states and union territories cannot “dilute” its guidelines on the nationwide lockdown to control the spread of coronavirus. The Centre said states cannot allow their own activities during this period, but they can be stricter if they want. In a letter to states and union territories, the...