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"During this period, essential commodities, and industries, have been excluded," said Aurangabad Police Commissioner Nikhil Gupta.(PTI | Representational image)

Covid-19: Night curfew imposed in Maharashtra's Aurangabad till March 8

ANI, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 10:29 PM IST
"It has been decided that curfew to remain imposed from 11 pm-6 am from February 23 to March 8. Essential services are exempted," said Nikhil Gupta, Aurangabad Police Commissioner.
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Gujarat reported 247 new Covid-19 cases and one death on Sunday.(Reuters)
Gujarat reported 247 new Covid-19 cases and one death on Sunday.(Reuters)

Gujarat extends night curfew in 4 metro cities from tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Srivatsan K C, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 15, 2021 07:52 PM IST
The duration of the curfew has been curtailed in the new order by an hour which begins only at midnight, while the existing night curfew begins at 11pm.
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Lile New Year’s Eve, night curfew shall be implemented on January 1, 2021 as well.(Photo: Yogendra Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))
Lile New Year’s Eve, night curfew shall be implemented on January 1, 2021 as well.(Photo: Yogendra Kumar/HT (Photo for representational purposes only))

Venturing out? Night curfew is on Jan 1 as well

By Ruchika Garg | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 07:18 PM IST
Like New Year’s Eve, night curfew will be implemented in Delhi today as well, from 11pm to 6am of January 2. Friday night late parties to wind up early.
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People across India bid adieu to 2020 and welcomed the New Year 2021 with muted celebrations(PTI)
People across India bid adieu to 2020 and welcomed the New Year 2021 with muted celebrations(PTI)

India rings in New Year 2021 with low key celebrations

By Asian News International | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri | New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 09:52 AM IST
No celebratory events, congregations and gatherings at public places were permitted and section 144 have been imposed in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Pune. But despite the restrictions, people still found a way to make the best of the situation and brought in the New Year by staying indoors.
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With night lockdown reinforced in several states amid fears of Covid-19 new strain, new year celebration this year will be a muted affair . (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times)(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
With night lockdown reinforced in several states amid fears of Covid-19 new strain, new year celebration this year will be a muted affair . (Photo by Pratham Gokhale/Hindustan Times)(Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)

After Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Odisha bans new year celebrations. Check full list

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Odisha has been the latest state to ban new year celebrations in view of the Covid-19 UK strain after the health ministry urged all states to consider restrictions.
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Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has appealed to people to limit their travel as well as take necessary precautions to ensure Covid-19 doesn’t spread.(PTI PHOTO.)
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa has appealed to people to limit their travel as well as take necessary precautions to ensure Covid-19 doesn’t spread.(PTI PHOTO.)

Day after announcing night curfew, Karnataka govt withdraws order

By Venkatesha Babu | Hindustan Times, Bengaluru
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 07:56 PM IST
The CM’s office said that the decision was taken after public feedback as well as taking into consideration the opinion of senior administration officials as well as cabinet colleagues. Yesterday the CM had announced night curfew from 10 pm to 6 am but later it was amended to 11 pm to 5 am after traders protested.
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File photo of Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa.(PTI Photo)
File photo of Karnataka chief minister B S Yediyurappa.(PTI Photo)

Karnataka government withdraws night curfew order

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 05:58 PM IST
Some other states are going ahead with their decision to impose a night curfew to check the spread of the disease. Maharashtra was one of the first states to do so after the news of the new strain of Sars-CoV-2 virus surfaced in then UK.
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People wearing protective face masks wait for passengers to arrive at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport after India cancelled all flights from the UK over fears of a new strain of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).(REUTERS)
People wearing protective face masks wait for passengers to arrive at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport after India cancelled all flights from the UK over fears of a new strain of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).(REUTERS)

Night curfew dampens Mumbai’s Christmas, New Year eve plans

By Eeshanpriya M S | Edited by Sparshita Saxena | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 11:33 PM IST
The night curfew was announced in Mumbai on Monday in line with the Maharashtra government’s decision amid concerns over the outbreak of a new strain of the coronavirus disease in the United Kingdom.
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The Maharashtra government has imposed a seven-hour night curfew for 15 days from December 22 to January 5, in all major cities between 11 pm and 6 am(PTI)
The Maharashtra government has imposed a seven-hour night curfew for 15 days from December 22 to January 5, in all major cities between 11 pm and 6 am(PTI)

These states have imposed night curfew and other measures to check Covid-19 spread

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2020 10:21 PM IST
While Maharashtra was one of the first states to impose a night curfew once the new coronavirus strain was discovered in UK, many states governments had already imposed night curfews in November and limited gatherings to a minimum number of people keeping the festive season in mind.
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Thane’s St John the Baptist church preparing for Christmas celebration as Maharashtra is under night curfew.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)
Thane’s St John the Baptist church preparing for Christmas celebration as Maharashtra is under night curfew.(Praful Gangurde/HT Photo)

Covid-19 rules: List of states that have restricted New Year celebration

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2020 10:04 AM IST
On Christmas eve, Mumbai churches will not hold open-air masses and the number of visitors in churches will be monitored. The masses have to be conducted by 8pm.
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The AAP government earlier told the high court it was active considering the imposition of night curfew in the wake of the sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the capital. (HT PHOTO)
The AAP government earlier told the high court it was active considering the imposition of night curfew in the wake of the sudden spike in the number of Covid-19 cases in the capital. (HT PHOTO)

No night curfew in Delhi as of now, AAP govt informs Delhi high court

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON DEC 03, 2020 02:36 PM IST
A week ago, the government informed the high court that it was actively considering night curfew but the final decision will be taken after assessing the Covid-19 situation.
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The curbs, which shall be reviewed on December 15, also restrict the opening timings of all hotels, restaurants and marriage palaces till 9.30pm, while the decision on closing liquor vends will be taken at the deputy commissioner level.(HT file photo)
The curbs, which shall be reviewed on December 15, also restrict the opening timings of all hotels, restaurants and marriage palaces till 9.30pm, while the decision on closing liquor vends will be taken at the deputy commissioner level.(HT file photo)

Night curfew back in Punjab, fine for not wearing masks doubled to 1,000 from today

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 11:44 AM IST
Chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh had announced the fresh curbs after a Covid review meeting, warning people against letting their guard down amid the grim situation in Delhi-NCR, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana and fears of a second wave in state.
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Though hospitals, nursing home, clinics, dispensaries and all chemists and pharmacies shall be exempt from curfew restrictions, it said that social and customary ceremonies shall be organised for family only and in case some other persons are required to attend the ceremony/function, the size of the gathering shall be restricted to 20 or less persons. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)
Though hospitals, nursing home, clinics, dispensaries and all chemists and pharmacies shall be exempt from curfew restrictions, it said that social and customary ceremonies shall be organised for family only and in case some other persons are required to attend the ceremony/function, the size of the gathering shall be restricted to 20 or less persons. (Photo by Sunil Ghosh / Hindustan Times)

Manipur imposes night curfew till December 31 to check Covid spread

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Imphal
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 09:26 PM IST
Movement of essential services, good trucks and officials on duty shall be exempted.
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The MHA also said that state governments can consider implementing staggered office timings and other suitable measures in cities where the weekly case positivity rate is more than 10 percent. (HT Photo)
The MHA also said that state governments can consider implementing staggered office timings and other suitable measures in cities where the weekly case positivity rate is more than 10 percent. (HT Photo)

Night curfews allowed, lockdown needs Centre’s nod in new Covid protocol

By Neeraj Chauhan | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 05:35 PM IST
The new guidelines – termed ‘Guidelines for Surveillance, Containment and Caution’- will remain in force from December 1 to December 31.
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A healthcare worker collects a swab sample from a commuter to test for coronavirus infection at UP gate (Delhi-Ghaziabad border) in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)
A healthcare worker collects a swab sample from a commuter to test for coronavirus infection at UP gate (Delhi-Ghaziabad border) in New Delhi.(Amal KS/HT Photo)

In fresh Covid-19 guidelines, home ministry empowers states to impose local restrictions like night curfew

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 25, 2020 04:34 PM IST
The state and UT governments can’t impose local lockdown outside the containment zones, without prior consultation with the central government, according to the guidelines released by the home ministry.
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A massive crowd shopping at a market ahead of the Diwali festival during the Covid-19 pandemic without any precautions, in Ahmedabad.(ANI)
A massive crowd shopping at a market ahead of the Diwali festival during the Covid-19 pandemic without any precautions, in Ahmedabad.(ANI)

Night curfew in Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara from tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 20, 2020 08:29 PM IST
As many as 1,420 new cases of coronavirus infection were found in Gujarat in the last 24 hours, taking the state’s caseload to 1,94,402.
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On Thursday, acting on a petition, the Gauhati High Court had directed the state government to punish those found not wearing masks or following social distancing norms.(ANI PHOTO.)
On Thursday, acting on a petition, the Gauhati High Court had directed the state government to punish those found not wearing masks or following social distancing norms.(ANI PHOTO.)

Assam lifts weekend lockdown, night curfew in fresh Unlock guidelines

By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Sohini Sarkar | Hindustan Times, Guwahati
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2020 06:06 PM IST
Fifty percent of teaching and non-teaching staff are allowed to attend educational institutions for online teaching, tele-counselling and related work. Students of classes 9 to 12 are allowed to visit schools on voluntary basis with written consent from parents for guidance from teachers.
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While the lockdown on Saturdays has been lifted completely, curbs will remain in place on Sundays, the official said, adding that an order to this effect will be issued shortly.(HT Photo)
While the lockdown on Saturdays has been lifted completely, curbs will remain in place on Sundays, the official said, adding that an order to this effect will be issued shortly.(HT Photo)

Night curfews eased; weekend lockdowns partially lifted in Madhya Pradesh

By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi | Bhopal
PUBLISHED ON AUG 07, 2020 03:52 PM IST
Night curfews will now be observed from 10 pm to 5 am as opposed to the earlier timing of 8 pm to 5 am, the official from the state public relations department said.
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Mamata Banerjee also said she wants the metro services to resume from July 1, but only with 100 per cent seat occupancy, and no passenger standing. (ANI photo)
Mamata Banerjee also said she wants the metro services to resume from July 1, but only with 100 per cent seat occupancy, and no passenger standing. (ANI photo)

Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee relaxes night curfew hours across state

By HT Correspondent | Edited by Ashutosh Tripathi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON JUN 26, 2020 06:03 PM IST
After four extended lockdowns, the Centre, at the beginning of this month, said lockdown will only be applicable in containment zones till June 30.
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