Planet Bombay

India's City of Dreams through the eyes of a Brit who calls it home

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Travelling to Delhi During a Covid Surge — Part 3 of 3

We didn’t want to stay in Delhi a minute longer than necessary with speculation mounting that the central government was planning to shut the city’s borders to rein in escalating Covid cases.

Day 13: An Urban Exodus, a Nationwide Blackout and a Gathering Economic Storm

It’s Day 13 of lockdown. Life here in Mumbai has assumed a new rhythm and the tempo has slowed way down. The nights are still beautifully quiet — no auto-rickshaws buzzing here and there like agitated hornets; no joyriders tearing around on modified motorcycles; no speed fiends in souped-up cars with thumping subwoofers.

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