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Maharashtra unlock begins from today, check what will be opening

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) appealed to citizens not to let their guard down and follow all precautions to check the spread of COVID-19 after the unlock process has begun. Several non-essential services will be reopening throughout Maharashtra from June 7 onwards following a five-tier system introduced by CM Uddhav Thackeray. Take a look at what services will reopen: 

Jun 07, 2021, 15:37 PM IST

Maharashtra announces five-level unlock plan, malls and theatres to open in 18 districts

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government announced that it will lift COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the state, through a five-level plan, from Monday (June 7, 2021) onwards.

Jun 05, 2021, 09:12 AM IST

Maharashtra extends lockdown-like restrictions by 15 days, new guidelines on June 1

Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope on Friday (May 28, 2021) announced that the COVID-induced lockdown-like restrictions in the state have been extended by 15 days to curb the spread of coronavirus. 

May 29, 2021, 07:42 AM IST

Maharashtra to ease COVID-19 restrictions after May 31? Here's what minister Vijay Wadettiwar says

Maharashtra state government can give a waiver on the stringent restrictions imposed under "Break the Chain" across the state including Mumbai after May 31.

May 24, 2021, 17:54 PM IST

Maharashtra lockdown likely to be extended till May 31, hints Health Minister Rajesh Tope

Tope, however, said that the final decision in this regard will be taken by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.

May 12, 2021, 20:58 PM IST

Maharashtra COVID-19 lockdown may be extended till May 15

State's Health Minister Rajesh Tope has given indications that the Maharashtra government has decided to extend the full lockdown, likely to be another 15 days, till May 15. 

Apr 29, 2021, 10:51 AM IST

Maharashtra imposes new lockdown-like restrictions, check latest COVID-19 rules and guidelines here

The Maharashtra government on Thursday (April 22) imposed several new restrictions including a ban on inter-city and inter-district travel and curbs on office attendance in an attempt to bring the spiralling coronavirus infections under control. Take a look at the new guidelines issued:

Apr 22, 2021, 12:39 PM IST

Full lockdown in Maharashtra likely from today, CM Uddhav Thackeray to make BIG announcement at 8 PM, vaccination drive to continue

Amid the deteriorating COVID-19 situation in the state, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government led by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray is expected to announce a complete lockdown in the state from Wednesday in order to break the chain of coronavirus infections.

Apr 21, 2021, 06:31 AM IST

Full lockdown likely in Maharashtra from Wednesday 8pm, CM Uddhav Thackeray to make announcement

Maharahstra's cabinet ministers are reportedly in favour of imposing a full lockdown in the state as it struggles to battle rising COVID-19 cases.

Apr 20, 2021, 19:41 PM IST

Complete COVID-19 lockdown in Maharashtra likely, CM Uddhav Thackeray to take BIG decision soon

The Uddhav Thackeray-led Maharashtra government increased restrictions on operation timings of grocery shops on Monday (April 20) and indicated that the Chief Minister is due to take a decision on imposing complete lockdown in the state amid rapidly brising COVID-19 cases. 

Apr 20, 2021, 14:33 PM IST

LIVE: Patanjali refutes any case of COVID-19 infection in Uttarakhand’s Yog gram

The Centre on Wednesday raised Delhi’s oxygen quota as the national capital faced a severe crisis amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 20, 2021, 07:07 AM IST

Maharashtra curfew: Film, TV serial, ad shoots put on hold amid surge in COVID-19 cases

Maharashtra government on Tuesday (April 13) announced that films, TV serials and advertisement shoots will be halted in the state from Wednesday (April 14) evening as part of the fresh guidelines to curb the coronavirus cases.

Apr 14, 2021, 11:16 AM IST

Maharashtra: All services except essential ones to be shut after 8 pm

New restrictions will come into force in Maharashtra from 8 pm on Wednesday night. The government has implemented section 144 of the CrPC in the entire state, under which the gathering of more than five people will be banned at one place. It has been called a type of curfew in which people will be barred from leaving home unless there is any urgent or essential work.

Apr 14, 2021, 09:30 AM IST

Maharashtra curfew: House-helps allowed to travel, work in Mumbai, says BMC

The Mumbai civic body -  Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) – has said that domestic helps can go to work during the 15-day long lockdown-style restrictions imposed across Maharashtra to break the chain of COVID-19 infections.  

Apr 14, 2021, 08:59 AM IST

Amid lockdown-like curfew in Maharashtra, exodus of migrant workers begins in state

The country had last year witnessed a major movement of migrant labourers and workers after the imposition of a nationwide lockdown in the last week of March. The nationwide lockdown resulted in an exodus of migrant workers from cities to their native places.

Apr 14, 2021, 07:20 AM IST

15-day lockdown style curfew in Maharashtra from 8 PM today, only essential services allowed

A 15-day long lockdown-style curfew will come into force from 8 PM in Maharashtra from Wednesday in order to curb the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 14, 2021, 06:31 AM IST

Lockdown style curfew in Maharashtra from April 14: What will remain open, closed explained here

As Maharashtra reels under a severe COVID-19 wave, the MVA government on Tuesday announced over a 15-day-long statewide curfew from April 14, entailing stricter curbs on public activities, to stem the infection spread and flagged a "shortage" of medical oxygen and beds.

Apr 13, 2021, 23:24 PM IST

Section 144, lockdown-like restrictions imposed in Maharashtra from 8 pm tomorrow, says CM Uddhav Thackeray

The Maharashtra Chief Minister stated that the situation is much worse than last year and that the state's medical system is under stress. "We are continuously upgrading our healthcare infrastructure but they are under pressure. There is a shortage of medical oxygen, beds and the demand for Remdesivir has also increased," CM Uddhav said. 

Apr 13, 2021, 21:02 PM IST

Complete lockdown may take place from Tuesday night in Maharashtra for 15 days?

The state government has started preparations for the lockout, which is likely to be implemented from midnight. To deal with the second wave, CM Uddhav Thackeray and his deputy Ajit Pawar held meetings to discuss the SOP and hand over the financial powers to the local authorities.

Apr 13, 2021, 19:30 PM IST

Source: Complete lockdown may take place across Maharashtra from midnight

The state government has started preparations for the lockout, which is likely to be implemented from midnight. To deal with the second wave, CM Uddhav Thackeray and his deputy Ajit Pawar held meetings to discuss the SOP and hand over the financial powers to the local authorities.

Apr 13, 2021, 18:24 PM IST