COVID-19 in Punjab: CM orders imposition of Sec 144 in state – Check what’s allowed, what’s not

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. (file pic) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday ordered that restrictions under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC), which bars assembly of more than four people, be imposed in the state amid rising COVID-19 cases. Marriage and ‘bhog’ ceremonies have been exempt from the prohibitory orders, the … Read more

Punjab COVID-19 lockdown update: Govt announces weekend lockdown in all cities, towns; extends curfew hours

The night curfew will be from 7 pm till 5 am instead of the earlier 9 pm to 5 am duration in all cities and towns. (File image) Amid rising COVID-19 cases, the Punjab government on Thursday announced a weekend lockdown in all 167 cities and towns in the state and increased the night curfew … Read more