No ‘pandal hopping’ this year: Bengal’s Durga Puja pandals declared ‘no entry zones’ amid surge in Covid cases

About 37,000 Durga Pujas are being organised across West Bengal this year. (Photos: ANI/The Indian Express) In a major order that would directly impact nearly 40,000 Durga Puja pandals across West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Monday directed the authorities to treat the community venues as ‘no entry zones’ in wake of the ongoing … Read more

Coronavirus in India: With festive season, elections around the corner, Centre, states spell out roadmap to check Covid-19

Coronavirus Covid19 India update: Earlier on August 29, the Group of Ministers (GOM) during a high-level meeting expressed concern about the forthcoming festival seasons and advised everyone to adopt safe and COVID-appropriate behaviour. (Reuters image) Coronavirus India update: During the final week of September, there has been a dip in new Coronavirus cases in India. … Read more