Delhi Goes Back To Square One
Millennium Post Delhi|April 18, 2021
CM Asks people to adhere to restrictions

NEW DELHI: Roads, markets, buses and Metro trains were largely empty on Saturday as the national Capital, grappling with soaring COVID-19 cases, observed weekend curfew, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appealing to people to adhere to the restrictions.

The weekend curfew, aimed at breaking the chain of spiralling coronavirus infections, was clamped at 10 pm on Friday and will continue till 5 am on Monday.

Only a few passengers were seen travelling on buses and Metro trains in the city.

“We are not allowing anyone to come inside the restaurant, even delivery boys are standing outside to take their orders,” an owner of a restaurant in Cannaught Place said.

Major markets, including Sadar Bazar, Chandni Chowk, Connaught Place, KhariBaoli and Karol Bagh, and industrial areas like Bawana, Narela, Okhla, wore a deserted look during the day.

Continue reading your story on the app

Continue reading your story in the newspaper

MORE STORIES FROM MILLENNIUM POST DELHIView All

PM asks states to maintain Covid vaccination speed

Directs official to provided assistance to states for development of health infrastructure

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 07, 2021

Oral Remarks Of Madras HC Not Part Of Judicial Records: SC

Rejects Election Commission plea, says citizens have a right to know what transpires in court proceedings

3 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 07, 2021

BJP Triggering Violence By Sending Central Ministers To Villages, Says Bengal CM

Kolkata: Taking a swipe at the Centre for sending a letter and a team of the Home Ministry with regards to post-poll violence within 24 hours of her taking the oath as the Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP of instigating violence by sending Central ministers to villages as the saffron party “cannot digest the defeat” in the Assembly elections.

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 07, 2021

India Adds Record 4.12 Lakh Covid Cases, 3,980 Fatalities In 24 Hours

The case fatality rate recorded at 1.09 per cent

1 min read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 07, 2021

Ensure 700MT Supply To Delhi Continues, Says SC

Top court asks centre to prepare for third covid wave, create buffer of medical oxygen. Centre pushes for O2 audit, Delhi govt raises questions on allocation method; SC says Centre’s formula needs relook

3 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 07, 2021

Delhi Reports Marginal Dip In Deaths With 311 Fatalities

Teams deployed to identify covid ‘super-spreader’ spots in delhi

3 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 06, 2021

RBI Announces Term Liquidity Facility Of Rs 50,000 Crore To Boost Health Infra

Allows loan recast for individuals, small businesses

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 06, 2021

Mamata Takes Oath As CM Of Bengal, Urges All Parties To Maintain Peace

Says first priority is to tackle pandemic situation

3 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 06, 2021

SC Asks Centre To Submit Comprehensive Plan On Supply

Delhi Oxygen crisis. Stays contempt proceedings initiated by Delhi HC

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 06, 2021

3rd Wave Of Covid ‘Inevitable': Govt

‘It is not clear on what time-scale this phase 3 will occur’

2 mins read
Millennium Post Delhi
May 06, 2021