BJP will not get even 70 seats in West Bengal: Mamata
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said the BJP will not be able to win even 70 seats in the ongoing state assembly elections which many expect to be a cliffhanger. Speaking at a rally at DabgramFulbari in Jalpaiguri district, the Trinamool Congress supremo ridiculed Prime Minister Narendra Modis recent claim that BJP had already won a 100 seats in the four phases of the election to the 294seat assembly.
Allahabad HC directs UP govt to consider imposing full lockdown
Allahabad High Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to consider imposing full lockdown, instructing the government to consider imposing a complete lockdown for two or three weeks in the affected cities. The court said that the government should speed up tracking, testing and treatment scheme.
Maharashtra imposes night curfew from April 14 to May 1
Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray in an address on April 13 has imposed a statewide night curfew for 15 days beginning 8 pm on April 14. With number of COVID-19 cases on the rise in Maharashtra, Section 144 has been imposed and the movement of people will be restricted from 8 pm to 7 am. Thackeray added that essential services will be exempt from the restrictions. The curfew has been implemented until 7 am on May 1.