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Central Railway to run 423 essential suburban services

Central Railway to run 423 essential suburban services

Central Railway (CR) will now run 423 essential suburban services, adding 68 services to the existing 355 services that are currently ope...Read More

HC seeks govt reply on lawyers’ plea for essential service nod

HC seeks govt reply on lawyers’ plea for essential service nod

The petitioners informed the court that in the absence of permission to use local trains, lawyers, especially those living in the suburbs...Read More

Lawyers move Bombay HC seeking their services to be categorized as 'essential services'

Lawyers move Bombay HC seeking their services to be categorized as 'essential services'

Three lawyers have moved the Bombay High Court seeking the services they render to be categorized as "essential services" since they are ...Read More

Sanitary Pads can be declared essential only after due process, HC told

Sanitary Pads can be declared essential only after due process, HC told

To declare sanitary pads as an essential product and to provide it to women at cheaper rates could be done only after following the due p...Read More

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Complete lockdown in Bhiwandi for next 15 days

Coronavirus in Mumbai: Complete lockdown in Bhiwandi for next 15 days

Except for essential services, everything else to remain shut

Don't ostracise essential workers just because they are in the forefront of the war against COVID-19: Bombay HC

Don't ostracise essential workers just because they are in the forefront of the war against COVID-19: Bombay HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said that no frontline worker battling the coronavirus pandemic should be ostracised. Instead, the court ...Read More

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Trains begin ferrying goods to Matheran

Coronavirus in Maharashtra: Trains begin ferrying goods to Matheran

In a major relief to the residents of Matheran, train services carrying essential goods from Aman Lodge to Matheran has started. The trai...Read More

Amid coronavirus lockdown, Ola resumes services in 100 cities; issues guidelines for drivers and customers

Amid coronavirus lockdown, Ola resumes services in 100 cities; issues guidelines for drivers and customers

After Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) eases restrictions in select zones across the country, Ola launched a new safety initiative, ‘10 Ste...Read More

Highway toll plazas to start collecting money from transporters amid coronavirus lockdown

Highway toll plazas to start collecting money from transporters amid coronavirus lockdown

Toll collection on National Highways across the country resumed on Monday in line with government directives, a move which is being oppos...Read More

Allowing E-Commerce firms to supply only essentials to create level playing field for small retailers: Piyush Goyal

Allowing E-Commerce firms to supply only essentials to create level playing field for small retailers: Piyush Goyal

The government on Sunday prohibited e-commerce platforms from selling non-essential items during the lockdown, four days after allowing t...Read More

Coronavirus lockdown: Karnataka govt to ease curbs from April 21

Coronavirus lockdown: Karnataka govt to ease curbs from April 21

Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Saturday said his government has decided to relax lockdown restrictions after Monday.

Maharashtra: E-Commerce firms to sell non-essential products, retail traders voice concern

Maharashtra: E-Commerce firms to sell non-essential products, retail traders voice concern

The traders under the aegis of the Federation of Retail Traders Welfare Association said the government decision was a big blow as it wil...Read More

Coronavirus update: Mumbai University creates database for essential services

Coronavirus update: Mumbai University creates database for essential services

Residents can help by adding contacts, names and details of shop owners.

FPJ EDIT: Economy needs a revival package

FPJ EDIT: Economy needs a revival package

Without a generous package for retail and wholesale businesses and various sectors of manufacturing, it may be hard to protect these from...Read More

Will wine shops be open during lockdown 2.0? MHA's new guidelines say strict ban on 'gutka, tobacco and alcohol'

Lockdown 2.0: Will wine shops be counted as an essential service in the MHA's new guidelines?

The Ministry of Home Affairs on Tuesday issued a new set of guidelines amid lockdown 2.0, the same day Prime Minister Narendra Modi exten...Read More

No mask, no essentials: UP's Balrampur asks shopkeepers to turn away people without protection

No mask, no essentials: UP's Balrampur asks shopkeepers to turn away people without protection

As part of the measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Balrampur administration has directed shopkeepers in the district not t...Read More

Bhopal: Transporters told to dial -100 if vehicles stopped

Bhopal: Transporters told to dial -100 if vehicles stopped

SPs asked to ensure unrestricted movement of vehicles supplying essentials

'CATastrophe averted': This adorable cat owner's plea to Kerala HC to feed his pets will make you feel warm

'CATastrophe averted': This adorable cat owner's plea to Kerala HC to feed his pets will make you feel warm

Kerala High Court on Monday allowed a cat owner to go out to buy food for his pets amid the lockdown imposed to prevent the spread of cor...Read More

Latest coronavirus update: Forgive me for my hard choices, says PM Modi

Latest coronavirus update: Forgive me for my hard choices, says PM Modi

He also praised the frontline workers in the fight against the virus as well as countless workers engaged in supply of essential services...Read More

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