The Hush Post| 16:00 pm|one-minute-read|
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is holding a crucial meeting with the chief ministers of the states. The PM is likely to discuss the lockdown exit strategy if there is going to be one.
Indian Railways, meanwhile, has decided to gradually resume passenger train services. Fifteen special trains from May 12 are going to run.
Bookings for these trains on 15 routes will begin today.
Among others thing in the agenda would be the crisis for thousands of migrants, stranded because of the lockdown since March.
Many were left jobless and without food or shelter and had to walk home thousands of kilometres.
The chief ministers are expected to push for stepping up economic activities in a calibrated manner, as the Centre weighs a graded exit after the 54-day lockdown.
Coronavirus cases in India have crossed the 67,000-mark. The death toll has crossed 2,200.
Maharashtra, Delhi, Gujarat and Tamil Nadu account for 65 per cent of the entire country’s cases.