In the latest phase of the nationwide lockdown, since June 8, the Central Government has allowed hotels and restaurants all over the country, except in containment zones, to reopen, subject to permission from State Governments. While some states, like Maharashtra, have not allowed restaurants to open up, restaurants in other
It appears that the Ganga only looks cleaner, but is not actually much cleaner during the lockdown. Industrial waste discolors the water, but domestic sewage is the major pollutant, and it has not come down at all.
This article in the Economic Times debates the difference between death rate spikes observed in most developed countries and the death rate spike that failed to happen in India.
The Kerala High Court has stayed the Kerala Government’s order, which allowed people to buy liquor during the lockdown, upon furnishing a doctor’s certificate. The order was passed in Petitions challenging the Government’s order, filed by Congress MP, T N Prathapan, the Indian Medical Association, and the Kerala Government Medical
Yes, you read it right. The Government’s decision to exclude liquor from the list of essential items that are allowed to be sold during the lockdown is a huge mistake, and a healthcare disaster waiting to happen.