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A lockdown is a restriction policy for people or community to stay where they are, usually due to specific risks to themselves or to others if they can move and interact freely. The term "stay-at-home" or "shelter-in-place" is often used for lockdowns that affect an area, rather than specific locations.
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COVID-19 third wave: Lockdown in THIS Bengal town after cases surge - Know what's allowed, what's notOfficials will review the situation on Saturday and decide whether to continue with the restrictions. There are 19 containment zones in Sonarpur.
La Palma volcano eruption: Lockdown lifted for residents after lava swallowed factory sparking fears over toxic fumesAround 3,500 residents of La Palma have been told they can leave their homes after authorities ended a lockdown caused when lava engulfed a cement plant, producing a thick cloud of smoke in the area.
Uttar Pradesh COVID-19 news: Lockdown on Sundays in Noida, other places lifted as Corona cases dipUP Sunday lockdown lifted: Markets will open normally like weekdays in Noida and other parts of the state.
Lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended till August 9 - What's allowed, what's notCM Stalin said officials can decide on the closure of places where there is a large gathering of people.
Karnataka lockdown news: Lockdown extended for two weeks in Kodagu - Check guidelines hereThe Karnataka government has imposed lockdown in Kodagu at a time when the state is getting ready to further unlock the economy.
Haryana extends lockdown till July 12 with more relaxations - What's allowed, what's notLockdown in Haryana has been extended for another week, that is from July 5 (5 am onwards) to July 12 (till 5 am) with further relaxations.
Karnataka Lockdown extension: State govt likely to relax restrictions from July 5? CM BS Yediyurappa says THISAs per the media bulletin issued by the state health department, Karnataka reported 3,222 new cases, 14,724 discharges, and 93 deaths on Tuesday.
Lockdown in Tamil Nadu extended till June 21 with some relaxations - Check details hereTamil Nadu Lockdown: Taxis with three passengers, other than the driver, and autorickshaws with two passengers can ply with e-pass.
Lockdown ends in Bihar, some restrictions in place till June 15 - What's allowed, what's notIn a significant decision, Bihar government on Tuesday (June 8) lifted COVID-19 lockdown in the state amid dip in coronavirus cases.
Anti-lockdown protest causes 'significant disruption', forcing major shopping centre to closeAnti-lockdown protesters caused one of the UK's biggest shopping centres to close early on Saturday after forcing their way inside.
Lockdown restrictions extended in Bihar, Himachal Pradesh and UttarakhandLockdown was extended in Bihar and Himachal Pradesh on Monday till May end while Uttarakhand too decided to continue with the Covid-induced curfew, as several states said that the restrictions have led..
Lockdown extended in Bihar till June 1 - What's open, what's closedBihar on May 4 had imposed a lockdown till May 15 which was extended till May 25.
Lockdown in Tamil Nadu: CM MK Stalin makes this BIG statement as COVID-19 cases surgeCM Stalin on Saturday proposed a complete lockdown without any relaxations in the state for two weeks to bring down the COVID-19 infection.
Lockdown extended in Kerala till May 30, CM Vijayan lifts 'triple lockdown' except in THIS cityKerala saw 29,673 people turn positive after 1,33,558 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours.
Lockdown in Bihar extended till May 25 - Check restrictions hereLockdown in Bihar extended till May 25 - Check restrictions here
Lockdown extended in Haryana till May 17 with stricter curbs - Details hereEarlier, the Haryana government had imposed a week-long lockdown from May 3 across the state, which was scheduled to end today (May 9).
Second Covid wave: Lockdown should be last resort, focus on micro-containment zones, says PM Modi
Lockdown in UP's Lucknow, Prayagraj, Kanpur, Varanasi, Gorakhpur from tonightLockdown in UP's Lucknow, Prayagraj, Kanpur, Varanasi from tonight
COVID-19: Lockdown to be extended in THESE cities of Madhya PradeshCurrently, a total lockdown is in force in all urban areas of the Madhya Pradesh from 6 pm on Friday (April 8) till 6 am on Monday (April 12).
Mini-lockdown needed to curb COVID-19 spread, says AIIMS Director Dr Randeep GuleriaPeople need to maintain a distance of 6 feet even after getting inoculated with the COVID-19 vaccine and there is a growing need for containment zones
'Take this next step safely': New government ad warns people not to meet indoorsLockdown might be easing but it is still forbidden to meet indoors with people from other households.
Lockdown next in Maharashtra? Uddhav Thackeray government imposes night curfew from March 28 as COVID cases surgeAfter the rising cases of the coronavirus, the night curfew has been announced to ease congestion across the state from Sunday (March 28) onwards.
Overgrown sheep loses 35kg of fleece in much-needed trip to the baaarbersLockdown has been tough for all of our hairstyles but one plucky sheep has been given his first trim in what could have been many many years.
Covid: Lockdown, night curfew in some Maharashtra districts after surge
Lockdown saved over 1 lakh lives, shielded 37L from Covid: SurveyThe government’s policy moves, including the lockdown, saved over one lakh lives, while shielding nearly 37 lakh from contracting the highly contagious coronavirus, and also helped the economy..
Lockdown is beginning to slow COVID-19 but not in all areasLockdown is beginning to slow the spread of the virus, but not in all areas, new research has confirmed.
Lockdown helped turn Indian families self-reliant, indigenous, says RSS chief
Will Lockdown be re-imposed in India? Here's what experts sayThe COVID-19 curve of the country is down, but the curve of the states is slightly different. It's downwards at some places while somewhere it is showing trends upward. The corona wave is different in..
PM Modi Speech Live: Lockdown has gone, Coronavirus hasn'tPM Modi warns the country against complacency.
Lockdown gives rise to creativity, J&K gets first online art galleryThe website is aimed at providing a much-required platform to the youth of the valley who would otherwise struggle to showcase their work.
‘Lockdown cut emission but had little effect on warming’
Lockdown not an attack on coronavirus, but on poor: RahulCongress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said the lockdown was not an attack on coronavirus but on the poor people and proved to be a "death sentence" for the unorganised sector as it "finished" jobs..
‘Lockdown closed housework gender gap’
Lockdown deals sweet shops a blow on Ram Temple foundation day
Assam Lockdown: COVID-19 guidelines modified; here's what's allowed, what's notThe modified order for the Assam COVID-19 Lockdown will come into effect from 7 PM this evening (i.e. August 2, Sunday) and will remain valid till the 7 PM of August 14.
COVID 19 crisis: Lockdown imposed in 4 districts of Uttarakhand on weekends to contain spread of deadly virusIn Uttarakhand, there are 1030 active COVID-19 cases, with 51 deaths and 3021 recoveries.
Lockdown is not the solution to control Covid, no proposal to extend it in Bengaluru: Yediyurappa
COVID-19: Lockdown to be eased in Chennai from MondayEarlier, the state government announced a 12-hour strict lockdown in four cities on June 19 in Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, and Chengalpattu.Currently, the state has 107001 cases. Of them, 60,592..
Govt issues guidelines for 'Unlock 2', to be in force till July 31Lockdown shall continue to remain in force in containment zones till July 31, according to the new guidelines.
Lockdown cuts road deaths by 62%
Lockdown provided 'breathing space' to ramp up testing, health infrastructure: GovtThe lockdown provided a "breathing space" for the government to ramp up Covid-19 testing facilities and health infrastructure which ensured improved recovery rate by timely detection and clinical..
Chennai 12-day Lockdown begins: Arterial roads closed, 18,000 cops on duty and drone surveillanceStarting wee hours of Friday, the 12-day lockdown (June 19th-30th) has come into effect in Chennai and parts of its adjoining districts such as Kanchipuram, Tiruvallur and Chengalpattu. By deploying..
Lockdown will not be extended in Delhi: Health Minister Satyendra JainDelhi has over 34,000 virus cases and 1,085 deaths.
Post-lockdown, lakhs of kids face trafficking risk, SC toldPost- NGO
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Lockdown 'unplanned and unconstitutional,' says Owaisi"I have been consistently criticising the lockdown because it is unconstitutional. If you read the Constitution, under the state's list, the states are responsible for law and order...the Modi govt..
Lockdown hits Rs 20,000 crore legal practice industry
Lockdown contained, unlocking in 3 phases; some curbs to stay in place till June 30