Unlock 5: Multiplexes, swimming pools to be partially open from 15 October

The Union Home Ministry has announced a detailed guideline for Unlock 5, or for reopening to be effective from 1 October. Despite a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the Ministry has made it clear that there would be more relaxations and fewer restrictions, though local administrations in some States are heavily relying on voluntary curfew, local lockdowns etc. Continue Reading

Government’s inclusive drive in extremism-hit districts

In an apparent bid to connect Left wing extremism (LEW)-affected districts to mainstream India, 627 new bank branches & 947 ATMs have been opened in 30 most affected districts in last 4 years between 1 April 2015 and 31 March 2019. Continue Reading