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Covid: 2 states impose curfew; others under lockdown 23.3.2020 Rediff: News
As many as 20 states and UTs have ordered complete lockdown and six other states have put in place similar restrictions in some areas. The Centre has also asked states to enforce additional restrictions, if necessary.
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Mumbai's 'lifeline' local trains stopped till Mar 31 23.3.2020 Rediff: News
This is the first time in past several decades that suburban trains have been stopped. Earlier in 1974, the suburban and long distance train services were stopped for around 20 days due to trade union strike.
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Only essential staff will be allowed on Mumbai locals 22.3.2020 Rediff: News
In a bid to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, only government personnel engaged in providing essential services would be allowed to travel by local trains in Mumbai from Sunday night, a release by the Konkan divisional commissioner said on Saturday night. The restriction, which will effectively shut down the train services, Mumbai's lifeline, will come into effect from the midnight of Sunday, March 22, the release said.
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Uddhav Thackeray orders complete lockdown till March 31 21.3.2020 Hindu: News
Staff in government offices cut to 25%; banks, chemists, shops selling essentials will be exempt
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Coronavirus to test Mumbai's resilient spirit 19.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Coronavirus is not the only emergency, and it is certainly not the only illness people can suffer from'
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Coronavirus outbreak: AC local train services to be suspended in Mumbai 19.3.2020 DNA
Sixteen services on Central Railway route and 12 services of Central Railway will remain suspended at least till March-end.
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Staggered timing for shops; buses, local trains to reduce load by half in Mumbai 19.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Maharashtra government offices to work at 50% strength
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'Can still suspend public transport' 18.3.2020 Rediff: News
Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope warns that the state government will go aggressive if appeals to reduce social distancing are not adhered to.
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Amid virus fear, railways cancel long-distance trains 18.3.2020 Hindu: Home
Suspended trains had less than 20% occupancy; reduction will help improve operational efficiency, stem spread of infection: officials
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No response from Railways on screening facilities: State to HC 18.3.2020 Hindu: Home
The Maharashtra government told the Bombay High Court on Tuesday that it had not received any response for its request to the Indian Railways to creat
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A city, a guru and a deep calling: U.S. violinist connects East, West with her music 11.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
American violinist Sarah MeeRan Cave, who followed her heart to learn Indian Classical music from a guru in Mumbai, keeps his memory alive in her music, in a city she loves
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‘Woman always knows man’s intention,’ Bombay HC tells convict who molested child actor in flight 3.3.2020 Scroll.in
The court highlighted the daily struggles of women who face similar incidents of harassment while travelling in local trains and buses.
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Kerala in Rain Peril 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Maratha Reservation 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Maharashtra is in turmoil on the Maratha Reservation agitation turning violent with arson, damage to public property attack on train and road movement and forcing the closure of shop disrupting the public life. On July 25th agitations raided the Mumbai metropolis. The opposed local trains and city transport of ‘BEST’ buses disrupted. The unruly and violent agitators stopped the buses in mid-way and forced the commuters get off without realizing their plight to be stranded in that way on road where violent mobs are holding the city to ransom. This Maratha agitation erupting from time to time by this being the year of approaching Lok Sabha elections has gone very violent. Many deaths unrelated to agitation are linked with agitation to fan the fire. The parties in opposition from election point of view declaring solidarity and support with them. Now on all the small or big agitation the violence is must as it is considered the success of that agitation. The main theme is to disrupt and prevent ...
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Downpour in Mumbai 29.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The proverbial heavy monsoon rains lashed the Metropolis Mumbai on Saturday June 9. It was around 100 centimeter rainfall there. As usual every year this year also it brought back all the problems of flooding, water-logging, trains and other air and road traffic coming to grinding halt for hours. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation also as usual assured the people of Mumbai before the outbreak of rains that this year it had made adequate preparations to meet the challenge of downpour and rain waters will flow out rapidly. But nothing of that sort came to save and rescue the people from the deluge. The Corporation said that it had installed high horsepower pumping sets at the places known for water logging of long duration, but at all failed in action and Mumbai remain submersed for long hours. The Mumbai is a city of commuters and local trains like every year on Saturday also they faced the worst wrath of monsoon and remained stranded. It also appears that Mumbaites are habitual and immune to it. They ...
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Kerala in Rain Peril 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Downpour in Mumbai 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The proverbial heavy monsoon rains lashed the Metropolis Mumbai on Saturday June 9. It was around 100 centimeter rainfall there. As usual every year this year also it brought back all the problems of flooding, water-logging, trains and other air and road traffic coming to grinding halt for hours. The Mumbai Municipal Corporation also as usual assured the people of Mumbai before the outbreak of rains that this year it had made adequate preparations to meet the challenge of downpour and rain waters will flow out rapidly. But nothing of that sort came to save and rescue the people from the deluge. The Corporation said that it had installed high horsepower pumping sets at the places known for water logging of long duration, but at all failed in action and Mumbai remain submersed for long hours. The Mumbai is a city of commuters and local trains like every year on Saturday also they faced the worst wrath of monsoon and remained stranded. It also appears that Mumbaites are habitual and immune to it. They ...
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Have cities really made it easier for women to report crimes against them? 15.1.2020 Citizen Matters
As India strives to ensure faster delivery of justice in cases involving crimes against women, several steps have been taken to improve ease of initial reporting. Here are some reports from different cities that indicate how these are functioning on the ground.
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Kerala in Rain Peril 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The 16 states of India are facing rain devastation and Kerala the gateway of monsoon in India is a peril. About 40 persons have died and about 40,000 people were evacuated sent to relief camp. The Red and Orange alert have been sounded in the State. Geographically the Kerala is more on length and less in vide size. Its entire west in located on Arab sea. It is state of backwaters also and river transport here in just like local trains and buses. The entire state is waterlogged. It is Mumbai like situation, on both Mumbai and Kerala being sea shore state can drain out rain water quickly but now there are not outlet left and has resulted in sea on land also. Entire Western, Southern and Eastern Cost of India are located on seacoast of Arabian Sea. Indian ocean and Bay of Bengal and fortunate to have 2 monsoon – the summer and winter rains. But due to heavy population there are very heavy pressure on land also and the first and direct impact or calamity is construction are over without any provision for ...
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Maratha Reservation 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Entire Maharashtra is in turmoil on the Maratha Reservation agitation turning violent with arson, damage to public property attack on train and road movement and forcing the closure of shop disrupting the public life. On July 25th agitations raided the Mumbai metropolis. The opposed local trains and city transport of ‘BEST’ buses disrupted. The unruly and violent agitators stopped the buses in mid-way and forced the commuters get off without realizing their plight to be stranded in that way on road where violent mobs are holding the city to ransom. This Maratha agitation erupting from time to time by this being the year of approaching Lok Sabha elections has gone very violent. Many deaths unrelated to agitation are linked with agitation to fan the fire. The parties in opposition from election point of view declaring solidarity and support with them. Now on all the small or big agitation the violence is must as it is considered the success of that agitation. The main theme is to disrupt and prevent ...
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